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FLIP Review

FLIP Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
FLIP might only offer one significant feature, but it's an appealing one for those trying to spruce up their images.

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+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
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MEGASTUNT Mayhem Pro Review

MEGASTUNT Mayhem Pro Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
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Pitch ‘N’ Toss Review

Pitch ‘N’ Toss Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
The unpredictable physics of this coin tossing game is liable to leave players wanting to throw their devices against the wall instead of coins.

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What do kids want Santa to bring them this year? According to battery-maker Duracell, iOS machines sit atop the list. Fourteen percent of tykes want an iPhone 4, while 13 percent are wishing for an iPod Touch and 12 percent opine for an iPad. As a point of comparison, Microsoft’s Kinect, the new “controller free” controller, comes in at only six percent.

The survey was conducted with over 2,000 children ages 5-16, and we’re hoping that it was the upper tier of ages which tilted the numbers in favor of the iOS devices. While there’s plenty of reason for a 16 year-old who wishes nothing more than to be cool to want an iPhone or iPad, the machines should really hold little sway over a kindergartner. Then again, Apple’s ubiquitous iOS ads may have made demand transcend age, in which case we can only say kudos to the evil-yet-effective marketing team. Here’s the full top-ten list for those who are curious:

01) iPhone 4 (14%)
02) iPod touch (13%)
03) iPad (12%)
04) Kinect (6%)
05) Zhu Zhu Pet Hamsters (5%)
06) Flip Video Camera (4%)
07) Toy Story 3 Jet Pack Buzz Lightyear (4%)
08) PlayStation Move (4%)
09) Lego Harry Potter Years 1-4: The Video Game (3%)
10) Barbie Video Girl (3%)

For those of our readers with kids, how closely does this list align with what your youngsters have been asking for? More importantly, how many of you are thinking about getting your children an iOS machine and how many believe that these are devices really more aimed at adults and should be kept out of the hands of kids? Maybe instead you buy yourself the iPad and let your kids play with it when you put it down — which is never.

[via CVG]

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