Tablet PC as Gadget Gift for Children
Since the launching of iPad from Apple in early 2010, tablet PC has been one of the most sought gadgets. The adults are not the only market for them. Toy makers had notice the new potential market and produce Toy Tablets as Gift Gadget for Kids. Parents who own Tablet PC confirm that their children love these gadgets even more than we do. This year alone, several companies such as LeapFrog, Fisher-Price and Vtech have produced cheaper, less sophisticated Tablet PCs with similar features as real tablets. Touch screens, cameras, video recorders, music players and photo-editing apps are the common features. Materials are mostly hard plastic to absorb fair amount of abuse from the young users.
Why Child Tablets Make Perfect Gift Gadgets for Children
At fairly cheaper prices, mostly less than $100, features on these Gift Gadgets are also far less compared with the standard items. Color display with touch screen is a standard feature since black and white screen would not attract children. Most have external memory card for additional storage, stylus and headphone jack. Power source comes from four AA batteries. Few some games and learning applications are preloaded while the rest of them are additional, purchasable as internet downloads or additional cartridges, all with age appropriate contents. Learning applications are mostly in the form of interactive audio storybooks with clickable words or pictures, drawing book, spelling games, counting games and other creative activities.
Most manufacturers provide outstanding parental control for these gadgets. Tracking application is a standard feature for parents to watch their children’s gadget usage, usually accessible from the manufacturer’s website. All of these Child Tablets have no wi-fi, internet connection or wireless connectivity of any kind. Profile set-up and adding or updating contents can only be done by the parents. This will also ensure parent’s participation in their children learning process, which will bring children closer to their parents.