Blitz Games Teams Up with DreamWorks for Shrek Alarm App

shrek-alarmBlitz Games debuts the release of DreamWorks’ Shrek Alarm, the first in a series of interactive character apps co-produced with DreamWorks Animation. This app is available now on iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and all Android devices.

Designed for Shrek fans of all ages, DreamWorks’ Shrek Alarm features full alarm clock functionality, day and nighttime modes, and a bedtime feature, which allows you to decide when Shrek falls asleep. In addition, DreamWorks’ Shrek Alarm features access to your music library so you can wake up and go to sleep with your favorite songs, Facebook integration, a world clock, a flashlight, a timer, a stop watch and an interactive weather feature with your five-day forecast.

DreamWorks’ Shrek Alarm is available now worldwide from the App Store and Google Play.

 

Kurio7 Available For Preorder

Techno Source announced that Kurio7, the advanced Android-based tablet designed for families with children and teens, is now available for preorder online at Toysrus.com, and will be available in stores this July.  The Kurio7 solves problems typically associated with tablets that are passed from parent to child; allowing for safe Web surfing through fully customizable internet controls, while prohibiting the “accidental” purchase of apps.  Additionally, users can safely surf the Web, read e-books, draw, play games, take photographs, record video, watch movies and more.  Kurio7, a 7” tablet, comes preloaded with top-tier kids’ content, including some of the most popular games, e-books, videos, and educational content available, ensuring its value right out of the box.

The Kurio7 wi-fi enabled tablet allows parents to create up to eight unique login profiles, offering different levels of internet access for each member of a household, offer a highly sought-after security detail other tablets can’t offer. Each profile is governed by advanced parental controls, found in a password protected area.  The easy-to-use system includes a fully customizable internet content filtering system designed to allow access only to Web content that fits parameters set by adults.  It also allows parents to choose which apps are available for use in each profile, as well as controlling access to the app store.  Additionally, Kurio7 provides parents with the ability to limit session times and can allow access only during certain hours each day.

Kurio7 comes pre-loaded with some of the Web’s most popular apps, including full versions of games like Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja, Doodle Jump, Cut-the-Rope, Where’s My Water, and World of  Goo.

This post was originally written by Leah Rocketto and published by ToyBook.com. For more news, visit www.toybook.com, follow The Toy Book on Twitter, and like The Toy Book on Facebook. The Toy Book is a bimonthly trade magazine covering the toy industry, published by Adventure Publishing Group.