AppToyz archive

  • Disney Applingz for iPhone and iPod touch, interactive Mickey and Minnie Mouse pictures and hands-on
    Gadgets

    Disney Applingz for iPhone and iPod touch, interactive Mickey and Minnie Mouse pictures and hands-on

    By 23 January 2013

    AppToyz, the company behind the famed AR toy AppBlaster for iPhone and Android (through AppBlaster v2), has branched out from its own smartphone and tablet gaming accessories into licensed products. A partnership with Disney will bring several new products...

  • AppBlaster: The AR alien FPS for your living room
    Gaming

    AppBlaster: The AR alien FPS for your living room

    By 23 June 2011

    Back in January at Toy Fair 2011, Pocket-lint got its hands on a funky new toy with a tech twist - an Augmented Reality based shoot 'em up, which we're happy to say is now finally going on sale in the UK. The appBlaster is a toy gun, which slots in your...

  • Top 20 Toys for 2011
    Online

    Top 20 Toys for 2011

    By 3 February 2011

    After Pocket-lint's visit to the Toy Fair in London, the team sat down and mulled over the toys that they saw, and the one thing they all agreed on was that 2011 is going to be a cracking year for kids' gadgets, gizmos and playthings. In fact, so much...

  • AppToyz turns your iPhone into a controller for your RC toys
    Online

    AppToyz turns your iPhone into a controller for your RC toys

    By 25 January 2011

    A UK company is about to turn your iPhone and iPod touch into a remote control for a whole host of toys, thanks to a cheap dongle that plugs into your Apple device’s audio jack. Main Sauce, the company behind AppToyz, has two remote control toys: A...

  • AppBlaster: New toy turns iPhone into an AR gun
    Apps

    AppBlaster: New toy turns iPhone into an AR gun

    By 25 January 2011

    A UK toy company is hoping to turn the iPhone and iPod touch into a blaster gun, bringing the Apple tech to a whole new generation. In what is likely to appeal to kids of all ages, there will be three toys to kick off what the company is calling “Apptoyz”...