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Nerf N-Strike Modulus is the Project Ara of blasters

Nerf N-Strike Modulus is the Project Ara of blasters

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Nerf fans, good news, Hasbro has created a modular Nerf blaster that you can add new sections and accessories too, a bit like Google's Project Ara smartphone concept. And with over 30 different variations for you to lust after, you and your friends can... >>

You can finally own a McLaren P1... a Lego one

You can finally own a McLaren P1... a Lego one

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Finally you can afford to own McLaren P1, well a Lego one, following a new partnership with the car maker with the toy manufacturer. The new Lego McLaren P1 will be one of four new cars in a new range Lego is calling The Lego Speed Champions sets. Other... >>

Ejector seats at the ready: Corgi 50th anniversary Aston Martin DB5 revealed

Ejector seats at the ready: Corgi 50th anniversary Aston Martin DB5 revealed

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Corgi has relaunched the Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 50 years after it first went on sale in the UK. The new re-release will be an exact carbon copy of the original model and come with the same ejector seat, rear bullet shield and rotating license plate.... >>

Is this the world's smallest drone?

Is this the world's smallest drone?

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Drones come in all shapes and sizes these days, from large to medium to small to now really really tiny. The world's smallest drone, shown to Pocket-lint at the London Toy Fair by Revell, is to go on sale in June is so small that you can hide it in a... >>

James Bond Spectre Scalextric set confirmed: Aston Martin DB10 to be included

James Bond Spectre Scalextric set confirmed: Aston Martin DB10 to be included

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Scalextric has announced that it will be offering a Spectre set for James Bond fans later this year featuring the Aston Martin DB10 and what looks like the Jaguar CX-75. The track, which doesn't have a price tag at the moment but expected to cost around... >>

Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens Lego sets confirmed

Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens Lego sets confirmed

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Lego has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will be releasing a number of sets to coincide with the launch of the new Star Wars movie releasing later this year. The seven sets will be launched in time for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens and feature... >>

First run: Hoka One One Huaka running shoes review: More cushioning than your sofa

First run: Hoka One One Huaka running shoes review: More cushioning than your sofa

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Hoka who? Yep, we know what you are thinking, you've never heard of Hoka One One, but the bonkers colour scheme and the huge cushioned heel of the Huaka running shoes has drawn you in. That's exactly why we said yes to going out running in them too. But... >>

This is the Project Ara phone (in pictures)

This is the Project Ara phone (in pictures)

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Google has revealed its latest efforts in creating a modular based mobile phone, dubbed Project Ara, answering plenty of questions and leaving us with many more. Aside from a bevy of new information, Google has released a host of new pictures that let... >>

Your next car won't have mirrors, as long as you buy a Maserati (hands-on)

Your next car won't have mirrors, as long as you buy a Maserati (hands-on)

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The company that is the underlying tech for most of the cars on the road, QNX, claims that we won't need the wing mirrors or even a rear view mirror in our cars in the future. Demoing a new concept car at CES in Las Vegas, based on a Maserati Quattroporte... >>

Hands-on: B&O BeoPlay H8 headphones review

Hands-on: B&O BeoPlay H8 headphones review

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B&O has released a new pair of active noise cancellation headphones: the B&O Play H8 at CES in Las Vegas, and we were at the launch of the headphones to have a quick play before they head to Europe at the end of January. The new on-ear headphones offer... >>

VW Golf R Touch hands-on: Forget knobs, VW sees gestures and touchscreen as the future

VW Golf R Touch hands-on: Forget knobs, VW sees gestures and touchscreen as the future

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There are no knobs or dials. Yes that's right, the latest Golf concept from Volkswagen has done away with physical things to touch and turn and instead replaced them with touchscreens and gesture controls. We caught up with the new car at CES in Las Vegas... >>

Samsung A5 and A3 hands-on: Full metal jacket

Samsung A5 and A3 hands-on: Full metal jacket

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The Samsung A series, first announced late 2014, has made an appearance at CES in Las Vegas before its UK debut and we were on hand to have a play. Cased in metal, this is a new direction for Samsung and most likely the response to the negativity that... >>

LG G Flex 2 "first of many" to use flagship Snapdragon 810 processor

LG G Flex 2 "first of many" to use flagship Snapdragon 810 processor

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Qualcomm has confirmed to Pocket-lint that the LG G Flex 2 announced during CES is just the first of many new smartphones that will sport the company's new flagship Snapdragon 810 processor. "It [Snapdragon 810] has a lot of momentum behind it and... >>

BellaBeat Shell: Hear your unborn baby's heartbeat on your smartphone

BellaBeat Shell: Hear your unborn baby's heartbeat on your smartphone

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Would-be mums can now listen to their unborn baby's heartbeat using a new gadget connected to their iPhone or Android smartphone. Called the Bellabeat Shell, the tennis ball sized wooden device features a number of sensors that are able to amplify noises... >>

Hands-on: Wowwee MiPosaur review

Hands-on: Wowwee MiPosaur review

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WowWee the creators of RoboSapien, and more recently a robot called MiP, has announced the launch of a new robot dinosaur called MiPosaur. Based on the MiP robot from 2014, the robotic prehistoric creature comes with the same gesture based tech for controlling... >>

Number 5 is alive: Meccano Meccanoid is a build your own robot

Number 5 is alive: Meccano Meccanoid is a build your own robot

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Meccano is set to launch a build your own robot later this year which is likely to become one of the must have gadgets for Christmas 2015. Called Meccanoid G15 KS, it is made with Meccano parts, stands around 4ft tall and uses an open source Robotics... >>

Seer: The augmented reality helmet that makes you feel like Iron Man

Seer: The augmented reality helmet that makes you feel like Iron Man

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We've just got as close as possible to experiencing what it must be like to be Tony Stark in his Iron Man suit thanks to a new augmented reality headset due out later this year.  You see, we've just been trying out Seer, a new low-tech augmented reality... >>

LG WebOS 2.0 explored: What's new?

LG WebOS 2.0 explored: What's new?

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LG has announced a new version of its WebOS operating system will grace its 2015 line of televisions bringing with it a host of new improvements and enhancements over the current offering. We've been playing with the new features to see what difference... >>

Guess Connect smartwatch delivers notifications, voice controls and style

Guess Connect smartwatch delivers notifications, voice controls and style

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There's no avoiding the tech juggernaut rampaging across our wrists and Guess is one of the first fashion companies to announce a smartwatch of its own. With Guess Connect, at least, you can get your notifications with style. Guess Connect has come about... >>

HTC Desire 826: UltraPixel comes to the front of HTC's affordable monster (hands-on)

HTC Desire 826: UltraPixel comes to the front of HTC's affordable monster (hands-on)

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We might not have even got the HTC Desire 820 in the UK, but that hasn't stopped HTC announcing the Desire 826 at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, as it makes a quick-step change through one of its most popular devices in Asia. The previous model was launched in... >>

Logitech UE Megaboom Bluetooth speaker: bigger scale, bigger sound

Logitech UE Megaboom Bluetooth speaker: bigger scale, bigger sound

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Logitech has launched a bigger version of its popular UE Boom Bluetooth speaker at CES in Las Vegas. Dubbed the UE Megaboom, the giant sized version of the original speaker features the same design as the original model but is now around twice the size.... >>

Walkman ZX2: Sony brings back the Walkman, ready for high-resolution audio

Walkman ZX2: Sony brings back the Walkman, ready for high-resolution audio

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No it's not 1988, but that hasn't stopped Sony bringing back the Walkman brand, and in particular a Walkman for music fans keen to keep the audio experience decidedly hi-resolution. The new Walkman NW-ZX2 will pitch itself as a dedicated hi-res compatible... >>

Sony SmartEyeglass Attach! takes on Google Glass

Sony SmartEyeglass Attach! takes on Google Glass

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Sony is to take on Google Glass with a new gadget it is calling SmartEyeglass Attach! - a single lens display module for attaching to regular glasses. The wearable gadget announced by Sony at CES in Las Vegas comes with a software developer kit that will... >>

Tonino Lamborghini 88 Tauri: Hands-on with the $6,000 stainless steel and leather smartphone

Tonino Lamborghini 88 Tauri: Hands-on with the $6,000 stainless steel and leather smartphone

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The moment you take the Tonino Lamborghini 88 Tauri out of its packaging you know you are in for a treat. The latest phone from the Tonino Lamborghini Mobile division, which starts at $6,000, comes in a beautiful glossy black presentation box complete... >>

Sony goes "fashion" with new stainless steel Smartwatch 3 and designer SmartBands

Sony goes "fashion" with new stainless steel Smartwatch 3 and designer SmartBands

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Sony has followed up its SmartWatch 3 launch from 2014 with a new stainless steel version at CES in Las Vegas, while also teaming up with a number of fashion designers to enhance its SmartBand fitness band. The new SmartWatch 3 model, which will be available... >>