The tablet market went through some huge changes in 2012. Apple finally introduced a (somewhat) more affordable iPad. Microsoft released Windows 8 and launched its own hardware. And for the first time, every major player had a tablet that was actually, you know, good.
The original incarnation of LeapFrog's LeapPad was great! Virtually unbreakable, strictly education-themed apps, and kids loved 'em — to the point that they were impossible to find. And while three-year-olds aren't usually drooling over specs, even they can appreciate a significant hardware boost. The LeapPad2 carries all the perks of the first, but the vastly improved speed and resolution paired with the front and back camera make it worth an upgrade. If you can find one. [More]