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Npower Gadgets for Kids from Memorex and Nickelodian

The Npower consumer electronics line is designed for 5 to 12 year-old kids, and includes digital cameras, digital photo frames, music players, and audio accessories. The line was introduced last September 2007, distributed by Memorex, and featuring familiar Nickelodian personalities including the infamous SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, and The Naked Brothers Band.

The products are decorated in bright colors with the Nick characters, relatively straightforward and simple to use, and inexpensive while still resistant to damage from kids (often in basic hard plastic).

This year's new line adds the hot new iCarly, with several new products available exclusively at Toys"R"Us through December:

The iCarly Micro MP3 Digital Music Player is small and simple (like the iPod shuffle), and stores some 250 songs (in 1 GB). It comes preloaded with a sample of iCarly’s new single, “Leave it All to Me!” ($29.99 at Toys"R"Us)

The iCarly Travel Speaker Case is a zippered case with shoulder strap, with a nook for a MP3 player on one side and built-in speakers on the other. Plug in the line-in jack to play your music out load, or use the dual headphone jacks to listen with friend.
($29.99 at Toys"R"Us)

The SpongeBob SquarePants Eyeball Speaker Dock is a wacky yellow sponge speaker. Nest your MP3 player in the cradle on top, wire up line-in to the player and left/right audio to the two eyeball speakers. And the speakers are removable -- select ROCK mode to have them wobble, rock and roll with the music (as a motor runs inside). ($39.99 at Toys"R"Us)

The SpongeBob SquarePants Digital Photo Viewer is a small and simple way to share photos, as the cover flips around as a stand to show the tiny 1.4" display. It stores up to 59 photos (in 2 MB), but requiring the built-in ImageViewer software to transfer files (Windows).
($24.99 at Toys"R"Us)

See my Portable Peripherals and Accessories Gallery for more on the Npower line

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