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Review: New kiddie fitness band more toy than tech

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Posted: Sunday, June 1, 2014 4:40 pm | Updated: 12:23 am, Mon Jun 2, 2014.

NEW YORK — Wearable technology is all the rage these days for adults. Now, the concept is spreading to kids.

LeapFrog, the maker of kids’ tablets and other educational products, recently unveiled the LeapBand, a device worn around the wrist. It’s really more of a toy, designed for kids ages 4 to 7, rather than a true fitness tracker. Yet it does offer some of the same features in a kid-friendly way.

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