Toys ‘R’ Us Unveils Tabeo Tablet for Kids


By now most tablet consumers have heard at least one of the many anecdotes describing some toddler picking up an iPad and immediately operating it like she was born to use it. Monday, the leading toy retailer in the U.S., Toys “R” Us, announced plans to take a shot at capturing part of that growing market with its own proprietary tablet called the Tabeo. The tablet is slated to go on sale for $149.99 at Toys “R” Us retail outlets nationwide and on its website on Oct. 21. Using the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system, the tablet features a 7-inch capacitive multi-touch screen. Read the full story at PC Mag.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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