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ShopSmart’s Tech Toy Roundup
Posted By News Staff On Friday, November 23, 2012 @ 3:00 am In News | No Comments
Fun gadgets for kids of all ages
Yonkers, NY – The selection of toys can be overwhelming for shoppers deciding on the perfect gift─many have digital components and interactive features, but are they fun and easy to use?
The December 2012 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, highlights 12 cool toys with a tech twist for kids in different age ranges starting at age 3 and tells why they may make a great gift this holiday season.
ShopSmart’s full report on tech toys, also available online at www.consumerreports.org , features reviews of the Leapfrog LeapPad 2, $100.00 and the VTech InnoTab 2, $80.00. Also reviewed are Hasbro’s Zapped editions of Monopoly, $30 and The Game of Life, $25.00: Played with an iPad and free Apple apps, Zapped games give a who new experience to classic board games.
Consumer Reports is the world’s largest independent product-testing organization. Using its more than 50 labs, auto test center, and survey research center, the nonprofit rates thousands of products and services annually. Founded in 1936, Consumer Reports has over 8 million subscribers to its magazine, website, and other publications. Its advocacy division, Consumers Union, works for health reform, food and product safety, financial reform, and other consumer issues in Washington, D.C., the states, and in the marketplace.
Launched in Fall 2006 by Consumer Reports, ShopSmart draws upon the publication’s celebrated tradition of accepting no advertisements and providing unbiased product reviews. ShopSmart features product reviews, shopping tips on how to get the most out of products and “best of the best” lists. It’s ideal for busy shoppers who place a premium on time. ShopSmart has a newsstand price of $4.99 and is available nationwide at major retailers including Barnes & Noble, Wal-Mart, Borders, Kroger, Safeway and Publix. ShopSmart is available by subscription at www.ShopSmartmag.org .
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