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What it's like to drive the best F1 track in the world... on Scalextric

What it's like to drive the best F1 track in the world... on Scalextric

By 5 March 2015

Sky Sports F1 presenter Martin Brundle told Pocket-lint that he had a vision of the ultimate Formula One race track in his head, with corners and parts collated from circuits around the world, but he didn't think it would ever make its way out of his... >>

Anki Overdrive vs Anki Drive: All the new features explained

Anki Overdrive vs Anki Drive: All the new features explained

By 10 February 2015

When Anki first revealed its Anki Drive robot car racing game it was really cutting edge and new. Now there are competitors arriving on the scene that emulate the idea of having a track-based racing toy controlled by iPhone or Android apps. Anki still... >>

Anki Overdrive is the robot car game that every kid will want, young and old

Anki Overdrive is the robot car game that every kid will want, young and old

By 10 February 2015

We've raved about Anki Drive in the past and it seems consumers agree with our views, making the racing game with iOS and Android-controllable robot cars the second biggest selling toy on Amazon.com last Christmas. However, Anki has not been resting on... >>

Forget fake Doctor Who Lego, now you’re getting the real thing

Forget fake Doctor Who Lego, now you’re getting the real thing

By 4 February 2015

It wasn't real Lego but Character Options' Doctor Who Character Building range was the closest we got to the Time Lord (indeed, all of the incarnations) being rendered in minifig form. The sets were compatible with Lego too, so you could mix and match.... >>

Snap Pets: Hands-on with the cutest selfie camera of them all

Snap Pets: Hands-on with the cutest selfie camera of them all

By 22 January 2015

Tech toy brand WowWee is best known for its more boy-oriented robots, with the MiP and forthcoming MiPosaur and REV cars perhaps appealing more to males than females - although not exclusively so, we'd imagine. The company is looking to redress the... >>

Attack of the drones: The best quadcopters of London Toy Fair 2015

Attack of the drones: The best quadcopters of London Toy Fair 2015

By 21 January 2015

It was patently clear that the most common theme at last year's London Toy Fair, held in January 2014, was apps. You couldn't move for toys that in some way interacted with an app on a smartphone or tablet. Strangely though, the same wasn't true about... >>

REV app-controlled robot cars are inspired by Call of Duty... find out why (hands-on)

REV app-controlled robot cars are inspired by Call of Duty... find out why (hands-on)

By 20 January 2015

WowWee, the tech toy brand behind the MiP robot and the MiPosaur we saw at CES this year will also bring an app-controlled car to market this summer. However, unlike other remote control vehicles that link with smartphones, the REV cars have artificial... >>

Flying Gadgets X-Voice is the drone you can literally tell what to do (hands-on)

Flying Gadgets X-Voice is the drone you can literally tell what to do (hands-on)

By 20 January 2015

Toy Fair 2015 in London was awash with copters and drones this year, of varying price points and sizes, but the one that was perhaps the most unique was the X-Voice from Flying Gadgets. As you might have guessed from the name, not only is it a toy quadcopter... >>

It's time to play with VTech's GoPro for kids (hands-on)

It's time to play with VTech's GoPro for kids (hands-on)

By 20 January 2015

Tech toy brand VTech has often looked to adult gadget trends for inspiration and the latest to get its attention is the action cam market, like the GoPros of this world. The Kidizoom Action Cam is designed for children from five-years and up and, like... >>

Bet you'd love your car made into Lego like these

Bet you'd love your car made into Lego like these

By 16 December 2014

Regular readers of Pocket-lint will know we have a fondness for Lego here on Pocket-lint. We've built many constructions of our own and even interviewed the UK's very own, genuine master builder recently. However, we've never had our cars made of Lego... >>