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Make Your Case pictures and hands-on: The £25 toy that creates custom iPhone cases

Make Your Case pictures and hands-on: The £25 toy that creates custom iPhone cases

By 23 January 2014

Hidden away on the Character Options stand at the London Toy Fair this year was something that very much caught Pocket-lint's eye. Among the craft and creation playsets sat an interesting device, one that could inspire a few adults to have a dabble, let... >>

Teksta T-Rex, Kitty and Dalmation pictures and hands-on: The new robot pet range for 2014 (video)

Teksta T-Rex, Kitty and Dalmation pictures and hands-on: The new robot pet range for 2014 (video)

By 22 January 2014

Character Options is following up its successful relaunch of the Teksta Robotic Puppy with three additions to the family for 2014. The Teksta collection - also known as Tekno in the US - will gain a Dalmation version of the pup, Kitty the kitten and Teksta... >>

Doctor Who: Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) action figure pictures and hands-on

Doctor Who: Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) action figure pictures and hands-on

By 21 January 2014

Character Options has revealed its first action figure for the new Doctor, as played by Peter Capaldi. The twelfth Doctor toy appeared at the London Toy Fair and is modelled wearing the clothes he regenerated into at the end of The Day of the Doctor,... >>

Teksta robotic dog already selling out for Christmas, says Hamleys: Parents advised not to wait

Teksta robotic dog already selling out for Christmas, says Hamleys: Parents advised not to wait

By 6 November 2013

Teksta (or Tekno in the States) is the hottest toy this Christmas. London toy store Hamleys has revealed that the update of the toy popular in the 90s is rapidly selling out with seven weeks still to go before the big day, so has advised parents to snap... >>

Teksta the Robotic Puppy (2013) pictures and hands-on

Teksta the Robotic Puppy (2013) pictures and hands-on

By 24 January 2013

Paws up who remembers the original Teksta the Robotic Puppy from 1999? Called Tekno in the US, the first Teksta was incredibly detailed and well-specified for its time. Sony's Aibo was popular around then but prohibitively expensive, so Teksta/Tekno became... >>

Doctor Who: Limited Collector's Edition Union Jack Dalek pictures and hands-on

Doctor Who: Limited Collector's Edition Union Jack Dalek pictures and hands-on

By 23 January 2013

Hiding in one corner of the Character Options stand at London's Toy Fair is a rather interesting addition to the Doctor Who collectibles range. To celebrate the Doctor's 50th anniversary this year, the company behind some of the coolest Doctor Who-licensed... >>

Character Options AppGear to bring AR gaming to Doctor Who

Character Options AppGear to bring AR gaming to Doctor Who

By 25 January 2012

Character Options, the company behind many licensed toys including the Doctor Who and Wembley Stadium Character Building brick sets, Angry Birds catapult and Android plush, is to bring WowWee's AppGear to the UK, a new range of augmented reality games... >>

Android cuddly toy to head App Plush line (pictures)

Android cuddly toy to head App Plush line (pictures)

By 24 January 2012

Toy maker Character Options has created a new range of plush toys based on popular smartphone applications and, even, an operating system. Called App Plush, the range features 5-inch plush toys using characters from Fruit Ninja, Cut the Rope, Doodle Jump... >>

Character Building Wembley Stadium offers Lego-style footy fun

Character Building Wembley Stadium offers Lego-style footy fun

By 24 January 2012

Character Options, the toy company behind the excellent Doctor Who Character Building (Lego-style) figures and playsets launched last year, has signed a deal with the English Football Association in order to release figures and brick building sets licensed... >>

Angry Birds invade Toy Fair, including official catapult

Angry Birds invade Toy Fair, including official catapult

By 26 January 2011

There are some that are getting Angry Birds fatigue, but the craze shows no signs of slowing at the moment. Certainly, Character Options is banking on the trend going on for a while yet, with its range of plush toys both small and massive. The toy manufacturer... >>


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