Barbie archive

  • Barbie hits the club with digital dress
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    Barbie hits the club with digital dress

    By 11 February 2013

    Barbie continues to lead the way in the world of high-tech fashion, now sporting a dress with a 114 tri-colour LED lights, announced at the 2013 Toy Fair in New York. The dress uses a 4.5-inch resistive touch panel that can be drawn on with a finger or...

  • Barbie Photo Fashion Doll has hidden camera and LCD T-shirt display
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    Barbie Photo Fashion Doll has hidden camera and LCD T-shirt display

    By 11 October 2012

    Mattel’s latest Barbie doll not only has a hidden camera, it will also display any snaps taken with it on her LCD display-sporting T-shirt. Barbie Photo Fashion Doll is fitted with a 0.3-megapixel camera embedded in the back of Barbie’s necklace....

  • Barbie Designable Hair extensions and doll pictures hands-on
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    Barbie Designable Hair extensions and doll pictures hands-on

    By 30 September 2011

    Do you groan at the thought of your daughter playing with Barbie and her millions of add-ons and accessories come Christmas? What if we said we could give you a reason to be excited about the plastic hot-chick yourself? Up steps Barbie Designable Hair...

  • VIDEO: Canon EOS 7D camera vs Barbie
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    VIDEO: Canon EOS 7D camera vs Barbie

    By 10 August 2010

    The new Barbie Video Girl doll from Mattel, which is currently only available in the UK on import, is actually a fully operational digital camcorder in the body of the eponymous doll. It has a tiny LCD screen on the back, a lens on the front (just above...

  • Computer Engineer Barbie shows she is more than just a pretty face
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    Computer Engineer Barbie shows she is more than just a pretty face

    By 13 February 2010

    Barbie has become a Computer Engineer in her latest guise following a poll from fans on Facebook, Twitter and email according her makers Matel. Computer Engineer Barbie, as she will be known, will make it into the shops in time for Christmas alongside...

  • Seven-year-old girls love their Nintendo DS more than Barbie
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    Seven-year-old girls love their Nintendo DS more than Barbie

    By 18 July 2007

    Seven-year-old girls love their Nintendo DS more than any of their other possessions, according to a "favourite things" survey carried out by Gogoblin. With apparently little interest shown in gaming from ages 4 to 6 - when boys are discovering hand held...

  • Barbie goes multimedia for geeky girls
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    Barbie goes multimedia for geeky girls

    By 27 April 2007

    Girl Gamers became all the rage at the 2006 London Games Festival and now Barbie is linking up to the online generation. Mattel has launched a new Barbie Girl online community where little ladies can lay games, chat and "hang out" with other tween-ish...