Tablet app from Cartoon Network blends TV, game playing

08/9/2012 | USA Today

Tapping into the phenomenon of children who watch TV while playing video games, the Cartoon Network has introduced a tablet application that allows children to do both simultaneously. Network Vice President of Digital Chris Waldron said he got the idea from his 7-year-old, whose excess energy was apparent while watching TV. "I thought, what if we could allow that energy to be spent playing games, what if we mixed the peanut butter and chocolate together?" Waldron said.

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