The Kurio is a 7 inch children's tablet that runs on an Android OS. Techno Source has developed a kid-friendly user interface for the tablet, which boasts HD video playback capabilities, 4 GB of storage, Wi-Fi, and comes with apps like games, an e-book reader, a music player, and more. Launch date: 2012.
In the Tetris Link game, players battle to score the most points by linking colored Tetriminos, the iconic Tetris playing pieces, into an upright game tower while attempting to block competitors from linking their game pieces. The Tetris Link game is a strategy game that takes just minutes to learn and15 to 20 minutes to play. Each player begins by choosing a color and collecting all of the Tetriminos in that color. Players then take turns rolling the die and dropping their color Tetriminos into the game tower, attempting to link Tetriminos of the same color to earn points while blocking opponents from scoring. Earn three points for the first three Tetriminos linked, and score one point for each additional Tetrimino linked. Players can lose points for any holes that are left in the game tower. Players track their points in real-time with the built-in scoring markers and, when the tower is full, the player with the highest score wins the game. For 2 to 4 players. Launch date: Spring 2011.
The all new 20Q® is the next generation of the best-selling electronic handheld game of twenty questions that has sold millions and millions of units worldwide. Players think of any animal, vegetable, mineral or other object, and 20Q magically reads their minds by deducing the answer in twenty questions or less. The all new 20Q features updated game play and the most eerily accurate artificial intelligence (A.I.) to date. It’s so amazing, even if players try to trick it with incorrect information, 20Q will know exactly what they are thinking. The portable electronic handheld game allows for easy on-the-go play and offers adjustable sound control. Batteries included (2 AAA). Available in three colors: red, blue and pink. Launch date: Fall 2011.
A brand-new challenge for all ages! The object of each puzzle is to rearrange the pattern of lights by shifting and twisting until they match the solution for that puzzle. With two ways to play and multiple challenging levels that train your brain, it's the game that's easy to learn and impossible to put down!
Printies™ Design Studio kits and refill packs are created as affordable at-home activity kits that allow children to take their online design creations offline like never before. Using their home PCs, inkjet printers and special patent-pending Printies™ fabric sheets, children can bring their online designs to life as soft, 3-D, collectible stuffed toys. It’s simple: they design online at MyPrinties.com, print on both sides of Printies fabric sheets with any inkjet printer, tear along the perforated shape and pop out the Printies design, stuff it, and put it on display. Launch date: Fall 2009.
New and improved, this special edition updates the best-selling TIA 2008 T.O.T.Y. Game of the Year with new features to improve game play, more challenges to master, and a cool metal look and texture for a better grip. Packed with speed games and brainteasers everyone can play, the Titanium Edition features six electronic games that test speed and smarts, save high scores, and track progress.
Animal Yakkers™ are electronic toys that make kids feel as if they're on a farm, as they emit hilarious sounds of their favorite animals. Give them a shake and hear the wackiest animals on the funny farm start YAKKIN away. The faster you shake them, the funnier they sound. Yakkers come in three popular farm animals: cow, pig, and lamb.
Classic games you can play on the go. The Techno Source LCD Video Games line has a game for everyone: whether you want the fast-paced action and bold graphics of the handheld games or the portable playability of the keychain and mini games.
The first completely electronic, solvable Rubik's Cube has six touch-sensitive sides. A player just moves his finger, sliding the row of colored squares where he wants. This version also comes equipped with a teaching tool that shows how to solve the puzzle, and a rechargeable battery with charging display stand. Launch date: Fall 2009.
The best toys are ones children dream up themselves. Eric Levin, president of TechnoSource, told TDmonthly that Printies “allow kids to experience a whole new level of customization and self-expression by creating their own stuffed toys.” Kids can design, print and stuff their own Printies toys, print them out with fabric paper, and stuff them at home — all with the items in this kit. Launch date: Fall 2009.
Smiley Central Studio™ toys allow kids to show the world who they are, how they feel and who they want to be. The plush come in 7” and 3” doll assortments, with a removable key clip for attachment to bags, clothes and backpacks. Kids can create a virtual version of their character or mix and match parts to create an original smiley. Every purchase earns points toward unlocking more creative features online. Launch date: Fall 2009.
Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? Tabletop Game is an electronic tabletop game based on the top-rated TV game show, Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? Just like the TV show, the object is to answer 11 questions in a row, from 1st through 5th grade school subjects, in order to win one million dollars.
The Clickables technology enables girls to extend their virtual playtime in the Disney online virtual world, Fairies Pixie Hollow. Girls can bring the fun offline with friends, into the real world, with patent-pending technology. Launch date: Fall 2008.
Patent-pending Clickables technology magically connects toys with Disney’s virtual worlds, seamlessly bringing online worlds, offline play and real-world friends together. The Pixie Dust eJewelry Collection includes a magical jewelry box, a charm necklace and three exclusive Disney Fairies charms powered by Clickables technology. When a girl touches a charm to the Clickables center of her jewelry box, Pixie Dust sparkles and music plays as the jewelry box comes alive. Each charm unlocks a unique fairy gift at the Pixie Hollow website, including exclusive clothing and décor. Launch date: Fall 2008.
This game is an electronic version of the rummy-like card game, and allows players to take on one to three computer-controlled opponents. The game features a sleek, portable design, an illuminated touch screen with adjustable contrast, adjustable volume and two play modes. Launch date: February 2008.
This tabletop game has players place their face through the space of the mystery card and transform into one of 30 silly characters. The player then rolls the die and asks other players questions such as “Do I play sports?” or “Do I have fur?” to narrow down the list of possible characters. The first player to guess correctly wins. Guess What I Am!™ features four games in one and is simple enough for kids to play alone or with their friends. Launch date: Fall 2008.
Play Word Search, Text Tumbler, Letter Train and Alpha-Mixer all on a hand-held, fully illuminated touch screen device. The games feature multiple levels, varying skill levels, animation and sound effects. This product is a 2008 iParenting Media Award winner. Launch date: Fall 2007.
The games looks like a real stock car, bringing the fun and thrill of NASCAR to life. It offers a drafting feature that provides an extra burst of speed to beat the competition, as well as a Rumble Technology that allows racers to actually feel vibrations when their stock car hits a wall or another car. Launch date: Fall 2007.
This electronic touch screen version of the TV series “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” features 13 subjects and more than 2,500 questions. Pocket-sized and fully portable, this illuminated, easy-to-read and simple-to-use touch screen game includes volume control and a cool pencil stylus. Launch date: Fall 2007.
This miniature keychain edition of the Rubik’s Revolution is easy to take anywhere. The cube features a built-in ranking system, interactive lights and sounds and a detachable keychain. Launch date: Fall 2007.
This product tests logic skills with more than 2 million accessible puzzles. It features a puzzle input option that allows players to input any Sudoku puzzle from their favorite newspaper or book and solve it with ease on the Mega Screen. It even provides the answers. Full illumination and an extra-large screen make the game easy to read and ready to play anytime, anywhere. In January 2007, this product was announced as 2006 Best Toy of the Year in the Parent to Parent Adding Wisdom Awards. Launch date: April 2006.