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Innotab 3S (VTech), ages 3-9

This children's tablet includes family-friendly features like a kid-safe browser, educational games and an exclusive communication app that allows kids to safely connect with parents and friends. ($99.99, toyrus.com)

The Toy Insider 'Top Tech 12' List of 2013

Thetoyinsider.com rounded up 12 digital toys for kids that are sure to be hot this holiday season. Take a look:

Angry Birds Star Wars Telepods Star Destroyer (Hasbro),
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Angry Birds Star Wars Telepods Star Destroyer (Hasbro), ages 5 and up

Both a digital and physical toy, kids can use the Telepods base to watch their favorite figures comes to life in the Angry Birds Star Wars II app, or use the 20 included pieces to build their very own launcher. ($37.99, target.com)

Disney Infinity, ages 10 and up In this
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Disney Infinity, ages 10 and up

In this new game, players can place real-world toy versions of their favorite Disney characters on the Infinity Base and transport them into the virtual game worlds where they will embark on tons of adventures. ($74.99, toysrus.com)

Disney Princess Ultimate Dream Castle (Mattel), ages 3
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Disney Princess Ultimate Dream Castle (Mattel), ages 3 and up

In this magical residence, each room is themed after a different Disney princess. It comes to life with the Disney Magic Mirror App, which allows kids to use a digital device to scan the castle's different labels and unlock activities in every room. ($169.99, toysrus.com)

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EZ PRO DJ(Jakks Pacific), ages 8 and up
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EZ PRO DJ(Jakks Pacific), ages 8 and up

This digital device makes it easy for little music lovers to mix and create their own music. Using a free app, kids can connect their devices to the DJ deck and access their own tunes to use. ($49.99, walmart.com)

Furby Boom (Hasbro), ages 6 and up Compatible
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Furby Boom (Hasbro), ages 6 and up

Compatible with the Furby Boom app, this digital Furby allows kids to play and earn virtual eggs that hatch into a virtual Furby friend. With more than 50 to collect, this toy is sure to keep kids occupied and entertained. ($59, walmart.com)

Innotab 3S (VTech), ages 3-9 This children's tablet
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Innotab 3S (VTech), ages 3-9

This children's tablet includes family-friendly features like a kid-safe browser, educational games and an exclusive communication app that allows kids to safely connect with parents and friends. ($99.99, toyrus.com)

Kurio Touch 4S (Techno Source), ages 3 and
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Kurio Touch 4S (Techno Source), ages 3 and up

This wi-fi enabled device allows kids to record videos, take photos, listen to music, message friends, play with apps and games and safely surf the web. ($99.99, target.com)

LeapReader (LeapFrog), ages 4-8 With this educational device,
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LeapReader (LeapFrog), ages 4-8

With this educational device, kids can sound out words and read sentences, learn to write letters with interactive guidance, and listen to audio books, music and more on-the-go. ($39.99, toysrus.com)

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG (Silverlit), ages 8 and up
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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG (Silverlit), ages 8 and up

A twist on the classic remote-controlled car, this toy is controlled from your smart device. Kids can drive, control sound effects and play music from their iTunes library using a free app. ($129, silverlit.com)

Mindstorms EV3(LEGO), ages 10 and up The LEGO
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Mindstorms EV3(LEGO), ages 10 and up

The LEGO Mindstorms EV3 set allows the user to create robots that walk, talk, think and more. ($349.99, shop.lego.com)

Skylanders SWAP Force(Activision), ages 6 and up In
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Skylanders SWAP Force(Activision), ages 6 and up

In the latest Skylanders release, kids can reconfigure 16 different characters into more than 250 unique combinations -- mixing and matching characters’ powers to bring the figurines to life in the game. ($99.96, walmart.com)

Zoomer (Spin Master), ages 5 and up This
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Zoomer (Spin Master), ages 5 and up

This digital dog wags his tail, responds to voice commands, learns tricks and more. ($79.99, toysrus.com)

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