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  • Lego Minifigure USB keyring could well be the coolest / geekiest ever
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    Lego Minifigure USB keyring could well be the coolest / geekiest ever

    By 22 March 2011

    You may have noticed that we at Pocket-lint are Lego crazy. We just can't get enough of the little bricks and little men. So, imagine our excitement when we spotted this Lego Minifigure 2GB Flash Drive. Sure, at only 2GB and priced at $24.99, it's hardly...

  • Best geek cookie cutters
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    Best geek cookie cutters

    By 15 March 2011

    We've written about enough Angry Birds cakes lately to know that the combination of geeks and baking is a winning formula. We've trawled the internet in our nerdy quest to find the best cookie cutters to flaunt your geekery. Obviously these aren't strictly...

  • App Of The Day: Lego Minifigures (iPhone)
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    App Of The Day: Lego Minifigures (iPhone)

    By 7 March 2011

    There are many pursuits that appear to be completely futile and void of any true value; watching day-time TV being just one of them. And this is a criticism made all too frequently in the area of gaming, where hours, and quite possibly days are spent...

  • Lego Halo and other videogame minifigs
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    Lego Halo and other videogame minifigs

    By 7 February 2011

    Boy, what we wouldn't give for Lego to expand its range to encompass the world of videogames. Why stop at Batman, Harry Potter, Star Wars and Pirates of the Caribbean sets? Surely the worlds of Halo, Ghost Recon, Call of Duty and Gears of War would make...

  • Top 20 Toys for 2011
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    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...

  • Lego teams with NASA for new sets
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    Lego teams with NASA for new sets

    By 3 February 2011

    Lego has teamed up with NASA to release new space inspired Lego sets to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Space Shuttle. Launched as apart of the company's Lego City brand, the “hero” set of the new range will be the Lego City Space Centre that...

  • Lego minifigures return with 16 new minifigs to collect
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    Lego minifigures return with 16 new minifigs to collect

    By 26 January 2011

    Lego is releasing a third batch of minifigs, as it continues to bring out new characters for kids of all ages to collect. The new collection will include another 16 minifigures and feature gems such as a fisherman complete with fish and fishing rod, a...

  • Angry Birds Lego v2.0
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    Angry Birds Lego v2.0

    By 17 January 2011

    We haven't had some Angry Birds news on Pocket-lint for, ooo, almost a day now, so we were pretty excited when another fan-created Lego collection of the critters was spotted in the wild. Lego-enthusiast Tsang Yiu Keung made the collection of birds and...

  • Build on your iPhone 4 with the Lego BrickCase
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    Build on your iPhone 4 with the Lego BrickCase

    By 11 January 2011

    We at Pocket-lint have been accused in the past of having a Lego-fetish, in part due to the amount of coverage we devote to the little plastic building bricks. We've also been labelled fanboys on more than one occasion, as we do like to wax lyrical about...

  • Do it yourself... Angry Birds Lego
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    Do it yourself... Angry Birds Lego

    By 23 December 2010

    We know the Rovio merchandising machine is gathering momentum, but we don't think it's quite at a point where Angry Birds Lego will appear alongside sets featuring Star Wars, Harry Potter and Pirates of the Caribbean... Not yet, at least. However, Twitter...

  • VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops - Lego version
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    VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops - Lego version

    By 14 December 2010

    This brilliant Lego made spoof of Call of Duty: Black Ops comes from Custard Productions, the same chaps who brought us the fantastic Good Cop, Batman and the Shutter Island bloopers. We didn't think it was possible for a plastic brick-based video to...

  • VIDEO: Awesome Lego 3D printer
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    VIDEO: Awesome Lego 3D printer

    By 21 October 2010

    This. Is. Brilliant. Regular Pocket-lint readers will know that we're lovers of all things Lego. And, of course, we're lovers of all things tech as well. Combine our two loves and what is the best thing you could get? A walking, talking Lego-cyborg of...

  • Build your own Wiimote - Lego stylee
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    Build your own Wiimote - Lego stylee

    By 13 October 2010

    You may have noticed that we at Pocket-lint are fans of all things Lego. We wouldn't go as far as to describe it as a fetish (as one reader once did), but we'd agree that we are dead-keen. And we're also massive fans of the Nintendo Wii. Sure, you could...

  • Leica M8: Lego stylee
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    Leica M8: Lego stylee

    By 5 October 2010

    We at Pocket-lint are suckers for creative and imaginative Lego constructions, and that is why we couldn't ignore this brilliant mock-up. This fully working Leica M8 from the Schfio Factory may not have the hi-specification of the original rangefinder...

  • With this Lego ring, I thee wed
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    With this Lego ring, I thee wed

    By 30 September 2010

    Nothing says "I love you" more than a wedding ring. However you can now show your love for your future wife and your childhood past at the same time, with a Lego wedding ring. Yep you heard that right; it's a Lego wedding ring made from, what looks like,...

  • Pentax Optio NB1000 offers LEGO-style customisation
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    Pentax Optio NB1000 offers LEGO-style customisation

    By 13 September 2010

    The new Pentax Optio NB1000 compact has an interesting new feature bolted-on, literally. It comes with a faceplate that is similar to a LEGO board, ready to be customised by adding blocks as you see fit. To be honest, it's not quite LEGO exactly. The...

  • Lego Minifigures craze hits next phase with Series 2
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    Lego Minifigures craze hits next phase with Series 2

    By 26 August 2010

    Lego's collectable range of Minifigures (or, in popular parlance, Minifigs) has been so successful for the toy manufacturer that it is launching a Series 2 of new characters. The latest line-up includes a Disco Dude, replete with funky 'fro, a cool surfer...

  • Lego minifigs get dark makeover
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    Lego minifigs get dark makeover

    By 2 August 2010

    Lego minfigs come in all shapes and sizes, and, more recently, have even looked like your favourite film characters, but one thing they haven't ever been is tattooed - until now that is. Created by advertising agency Grey in Barcelona, for an ad campaign...

  • The best Lego movie remakes on the web
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    The best Lego movie remakes on the web

    By 30 July 2010

    People with spare time on their hands are very clever, especially when it comes to creating tributes to their favourite movies with Lego minifig characters - but what are the top Lego movies on the web today? In steps a merry bunch of fans on YouTube...

  • The best Lego Star Wars videos on the web
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    The best Lego Star Wars videos on the web

    By 27 July 2010

    If you are reading this article we can bet you three things. The first is that you like Lego, the second is that you like Star Wars, and third that you are about to lose 15 minutes of your life. So what better way to celebrate your love for your two favourite...

  • VIDEO - Back alley bust-up with Lego Street Shootout
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    VIDEO - Back alley bust-up with Lego Street Shootout

    By 9 July 2010

    Shoot-outs, guns and kill/death/murder are perhaps not the first things you think of when someone mentions Lego, and if it is, don't worry, just keep it to yourself. However, guns and death are certainly at the forefront of this excellent Lego animation,...

  • Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 - PS3   review
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    Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 - PS3 review

    By 28 June 2010

    If you've enjoyed the Lego Star Wars/Indiana Jones/Batman games and you're a fan of Harry Potter, there's really no need to read the rest of this review: we can state with confidence that you'll love Lego Harry Potter too. The mix of simple, entertaining...

  • Add a touch of cool to your drink with LEGO minifig ice trays
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    Add a touch of cool to your drink with LEGO minifig ice trays

    By 10 June 2010

    Some people just can't get enough of Lego paraphernalia, if this is you then you'll want to check out this LEGO ice minifigure tray - spotted by the The Red Ferret. Now all those boring parties, that lacked any reference to LEGO, can be livened up with...

  • Lucky dip Lego minifigs hit shop shelves
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    Lucky dip Lego minifigs hit shop shelves

    By 11 May 2010

    Lego fans everywhere were delighted when the company announced that Lego minifigs would be going on sale on their own for the first time, something that we reported on back in January. Well the historic moment has arrived as today sees their launch in...

  • VIDEO: Lego rolls out augmented reality boxes
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    VIDEO: Lego rolls out augmented reality boxes

    By 19 April 2010

    Lego has been tinkering with augmented reality over the last few months, and the first results are starting to make their way into Lego stores across the world - powered by technology from Metaio, who also worked on Vuzix's AR devices. In the video above,...