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  • 3D printer makes Gummi candies from 3D body scans
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    3D printer makes Gummi candies from 3D body scans

    By 12 March 2013

    A cafe in Japan is producing some truly unique 3D printed models. Called the FabCafe, visitors can have their entire bodies scanned and then printed out in 3D Gummi form. The human Gummi bears are designed to put smiles on the faces of couples on Japan's...

  • Beercade coin-op: Win beer for gaming skills
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    Beercade coin-op: Win beer for gaming skills

    By 14 February 2013

    Forget tokens, winning on a Beercade machine will dole you out a pint of beer. The more you play, the more you drink. The end result, a self-imposed drinking limit, when you get so wasted the chances of winning are reduced to zero.  Put together for...

  • iPhone-controlled paper aeroplane takes flight in 2013
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    iPhone-controlled paper aeroplane takes flight in 2013

    By 11 February 2013

    The world of paper aeroplanes is about to be turned upside-down, thanks to an invention from Power Up. The device takes any conventional paper plane and lets you add a small electric motor to the back. In its most basic form, the Power Up 2.0, the motor...

  • 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...

  • Best portable party gear for the summer
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    Best portable party gear for the summer

    By 14 August 2012

    The sun's out, friends are over and you have a BBQ grilling up some burgers. Whats more could you want from this perfect summer scene? Gadgets thats what - lots and lots of gadgets. Whether its a quick fry-up with friends, a picnic with pals or a full-blown...

  • Sony SmartWatch review
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    Sony SmartWatch review

    By 30 April 2012

    The idea of a Bluetooth watch that keeps you updated about phonecalls, text message and tweets and allows you to get yourself into Eighties teen comedy style scrapes with a spy camera, is almost too cool to be true. So we've spent some time with the Sony...

  • Livescribe Echo 8GB with Livescribe Connect  review
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    Livescribe Echo 8GB with Livescribe Connect review

    By 30 November 2011

    If you're not familiar with the Livescribe smartpen setup, allow us to fill you in. The Echo is the follow-up to the Pulse and, like its predecessor, contains a camera that is capable of shooting over 70 frames per second. Working in tandem with specially...

  • The best water pistols money can buy
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    The best water pistols money can buy

    By 30 August 2011

    Summer is rapidly drawing to a close, soon to be replaced with the dreary dark days of the autumn/winter months. As such Pocket-lint decided to make the most of the final sunny weeks by testing out the best water pistols we could find. The result? A rediscovery...

  • Best selling Vinturi wine aerator hits UK shelves
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    Best selling Vinturi wine aerator hits UK shelves

    By 12 July 2011

    The Vinturi Essential Wine aerator has been blazing a serious trail among US wine buffs who applaud it for its breathing process acceleration. And now it's come to the UK. What is breathing process acceleration you might ask? Well, wine that has been...

  • Eatensil becomes ultimate cutlery for take away fans
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    Eatensil becomes ultimate cutlery for take away fans

    By 9 June 2011

    Take away giant Just-eat is currently approaching manufacturers with what could possibly be the greatest product in culinary history. The Eatensil is designed to be an all-in-one Swiss army knife of cutlery for fast food fans. It comprises of a pizza...

  • Look like a Cylon with the Cybertrek Cool Watch
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    Look like a Cylon with the Cybertrek Cool Watch

    By 14 April 2011

    While the Cybertrek Cool Watch looks like the sort of time piece that we'd wear sometime in the future, it also smacks distinctly of Sci-fi of the past. Namely, it reminds us on Pocket-lint of the eye of a 1970s Battlestar Galactica Cylon - the big metal...