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Fisher Price 3D printed records bring new tunes to an old favourite

Fisher Price 3D printed records bring new tunes to an old favourite

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It may be still in its infancy, letting you make phone cases, the odd chess piece and maybe even a shoe from time to time, but some have an even better idea for 3D printing - custom Fisher Price records.Based on a Fisher Price record player from the 1970s,... >>

Angry Birds 8-inch Star Wars Plush - Hans Solo pictures and hands-on

Angry Birds 8-inch Star Wars Plush - Hans Solo pictures and hands-on

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First there were plush toys of the original Angry Birds from the app. Now there are the Angry Birds Star Wars plush toys to collect and throw around the room. You could even make stupid noises while trying to recreate the scenes from the new Angry Birds... >>

Nickelodeon Inflatable Sports Car for iPad provides turn-by-turn steering for iOS games

Nickelodeon Inflatable Sports Car for iPad provides turn-by-turn steering for iOS games

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An inflatable sports car that integrates an iPad into its steering wheel for iOS driving games, has gone on sale.The Nickelodeon Inflatable Sports Car is available in three versions: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants.... >>

Lego Jabba's Palace (9516) pictures and hands-on

Lego Jabba's Palace (9516) pictures and hands-on

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Yep the Star Wars Lego team-up continues, this time with Jabba's Palace from The Return of the Jedi, and Pocket-lint couldn't resist spending some time building it to show you up close what it is all about - tough life, isn't it?It retails for £120 -... >>

Holy Cow Batman! 20,000 brick Lego Batcave will make you want to be the Dark Knight for real

Holy Cow Batman! 20,000 brick Lego Batcave will make you want to be the Dark Knight for real

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 "Ka-boom!", "Bow!", "Screeeeech!", "Bing!", "Poof!". That's just some of the words you would say if you got your hands on this Lego Batcave designed and built by Wayne Hussey and Carlyle Livingston using more than 20,000 bricks.  Taking over 800 hours... >>

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

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

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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. The... >>

Star Wars themed Angry Birds toys and costumes revealed, pre-order now

Star Wars themed Angry Birds toys and costumes revealed, pre-order now

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Amazon has begun taking pre-orders on an array of Angry Birds Star Wars toys, ahead of the game’s launch on 8 November.We knew Hasbro was planning something following the announcement of the game earlier this week, but now we’ve had a glimpse at what’s... >>

Foldable.Me 'Mini Me' pictures and hands-on

Foldable.Me 'Mini Me' pictures and hands-on

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Who hasn't watched Austin Powers 2 and thought, "I wish I could have a Mini Me"? Now you can. Well, sort of.Foldable.me is a fun Kickstarter funded project that lets you create cardboard miniatures that are delivered to your door. No cutting, sticking... >>

Get your very own Mini Me with Foldable.Me

Get your very own Mini Me with Foldable.Me

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Foldable.Me, a new Kickstarter-funded service gives you the resources to create tiny paper versions of you and your friends, building an army of mini me's.To create your own “foldable” choose from hundreds of different shaped and coloured noses, eyes,... >>

Angry Birds Magic: Mattel lets the Pigs turn on the Angry Birds with new Apptivity accessory

Angry Birds Magic: Mattel lets the Pigs turn on the Angry Birds with new Apptivity accessory

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The ability to play as the pigs in Angry Birds has been there all along, it turns out. All you need is the new Mattel King Pig accessory and you can unlock four ways to play within the original Angry Birds HD app.Launched by the toy company as part of... >>

Tinker Tablet for kids targets $15,000 Kickstarter funds

Tinker Tablet for kids targets $15,000 Kickstarter funds

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A children’s toy start-up company is hoping to raise $15,000 from Kickstarter to roll out its Tinker Tablet wooden puzzle. The Tinker Tablet is “designed to inspire creative kids aged three and up” and consists of a magnetic screen that sits on... >>

Star Wars Snowspeeder made into a sled (video)

Star Wars Snowspeeder made into a sled (video)

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A Star Wars fan has got creative and conjured a sled that resembles the Snowspeeder, as seen in The Empire Strikes Back.Going by the name “fortyozjuicebox”, the Star Wars enthusiast built the sled from cardboard but went into extreme detail painting... >>

BERO: The cute Android robot controlled via your phone

BERO: The cute Android robot controlled via your phone

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Reality Robotics, a company set up by former WowWee employees - those of Robosapien fame - are planning to unleash a new robot pet for Android fans, and have turned to funding site Kickstarter to help them do it.Called Be The Robot - BERO for short -... >>

Wall Street Journal to set up Tech Cafe in London for three days of public seminars

Wall Street Journal to set up Tech Cafe in London for three days of public seminars

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The Wall Street Journal is to host a series of seminars and showcases in the heart of Tech City in London. Running from 12 to 14 September, the New York-based journal's inaugural Tech Cafe will stage discussions with leading technology influencers, including... >>

Mini Mini Cooper S pictures and hands on

Mini Mini Cooper S pictures and hands on

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This isn't the first time we've had the opportunity to look at a "mini Mini". At London 2012, BMW's radio-controlled Minis were used to relay javelins, discuses, hammers and shots from the grass.There's little chance that the smartphone-controlled mini... >>

Star Wars Hover bike becomes reality, Stormtrooper uniform not included (video)

Star Wars Hover bike becomes reality, Stormtrooper uniform not included (video)

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If you’re of a certain age, chances are you spent a fair part of your adolescence fantasising about riding one of the hover bikes from the Star Wars films. That fantasy has now become a reality after a Californian research team released a video demoing... >>

Aqua Force water balloon blasters come with 80ft target range

Aqua Force water balloon blasters come with 80ft target range

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When it comes to water fights, Aqua Force’s range of artillery can best be described as weapons of mass destruction, or to borrow the company’s phrase, “weapons of mass saturation.” There are five Aqua Force water weapons, some of which can hit... >>

SPY-C Tank beams live video to your iOS and Android device

SPY-C Tank beams live video to your iOS and Android device

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The Spy-C Tank is the ultimate spy cam with live video beamed to your handset, walkie-talkie functionality and even a night-vision mode.The robotic device is controlled remotely by a free downloadable app on both the iOS and Android platforms, including... >>

Lego map of the world completed outside Southbank Centre

Lego map of the world completed outside Southbank Centre

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A map of the world made up entirely of Lego has been completed. Located outside the Southbank Centre in London, the creation was put together by members of the public during a three-week period that coincided with the London 2012 Olympic Games.More than... >>

Gyrobike's Gyrowheel looks set to retire bike stabilisers for good

Gyrobike's Gyrowheel looks set to retire bike stabilisers for good

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What was once a rite of passage looks set to become a thing of a past, as the Gyrowheel replaces stabilisers as the new method of teaching children how to ride a bike.Available separately or as part of the 3-in-1 Gyrobike, the Gyrowheel teaches kids to... >>

If you think official Lego Batman is cool, think again... now this is a Lego Batmobile!

If you think official Lego Batman is cool, think again... now this is a Lego Batmobile!

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Amateur Lego modeller Peer Kreuger (mahjqa) makes some of the most extraordinary powered constructions out of the toy bricks, but none more cool (in our opinion) than his latest projects: motorised versions of the vehicles in The Dark Knight Rises.Kreuger... >>

Get a slice of the action with the USB Toaster Hub

Get a slice of the action with the USB Toaster Hub

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US online gadget retailer ThinkGeek has added a cute and practical USB Hub to its catalogue of wonderments that immediately falls into the "want badly" category here at Pocket-lint.The USB Toaster Hub and Thumbdrives - to give it its full name - is a... >>

Forget the gadgets, the girls and the fast cars, now you can smell like James Bond

Forget the gadgets, the girls and the fast cars, now you can smell like James Bond

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James Bond may have met the Queen in the Olympics opening ceremony spoof, and now sport a palm recognition Walter PPK in the upcoming movie, Skyfall, but you can grab a slice of his action if you pop down to Harrods from 15 August.The premium store is... >>

Lego-built London 2012 Olympic Park pictures and eyes-on

Lego-built London 2012 Olympic Park pictures and eyes-on

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There aren't many people in the world who can say their official job title is "freelance Lego artist". But that's exactly how Warren Elsmore introduced himself to Pocket-lint when we went to look at his all-Lego model of the London 2012 Olympic Park.Elsmore... >>

VTech InnoTab 2 pictures and hands-on

VTech InnoTab 2 pictures and hands-on

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VTech has updated its tablet, the InnoTab with the InnoTab 2, and we've grabbed one to have a quick play.If the thought of giving your young kid your iPad or your shiny Android tablet scares the hell out of you, VTech, the company behind many an educational... >>

Lego fan creates Street Fighter II figurines

Lego fan creates Street Fighter II figurines

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The characters from gaming classic Street Fighter II have been given a Lego makeover - but before you get too excited, these aren’t for sale.Created by Lego enthusiast and Street Fighter II fan, Julian Fong, all your favourites are here including Ryu,... >>

Hasbro Star Wars MTT Droid Carrier pictures and hands-on

Hasbro Star Wars MTT Droid Carrier pictures and hands-on

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Pocket-lint last saw Hasbro's Multi Troop Transport Droid Carrier at the London Toy Fair in February, but that was behind closed doors and photography was strictly forbidden. Now the company has allowed us to get our mitts on it, and we have to say we're... >>

World Lego map to be built outside London's Southbank Centre

World Lego map to be built outside London's Southbank Centre

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Head down to London’s Southbank and you could bear witness to Big Ben (well, the Houses of Parliament), the Empire State Building and Taj Mahal all built from Lego.A world map featuring some of the globe’s most iconic landmarks will be constructed... >>

Furby (2012) pictures and hands-on

Furby (2012) pictures and hands-on

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Furby, the cute and cuddly electronic pet, is back and this time is is more responsive, more intelligent and interacts with an accompanying iPad, iPhone and iPod touch application. Owners can feed their Furby using the app, play music the robot creature... >>

Lego Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine pictures

Lego Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine pictures

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This is an almost exact model of the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine - the same engine that powers the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The only difference is that this one is made entirely of Lego.On display at the Farnborough Airshow 2012, this working, spinning,... >>

LeapFrog LeapsterGS pictures and hands-on

LeapFrog LeapsterGS pictures and hands-on

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LeapFrog has announced a new updated and improved version of the LeapFrog LeapsterGS handheld games console and we've had a couple of plays with the new gaming device at different events in London ahead of its official launch in August in the UK.The new... >>

Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 review

Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 review

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LeapFrog has updated its LeapPad kids tablet with the launch of the LeaPad2 and we've managed to have a quick play at a couple of recent events in London ahead of the UK launch.The new LeapPad2 includes a higher-resolution front and rear camera, packs... >>

Attacknid six-legged radio-controlled robot has plans to be this year's must-have toy

Attacknid six-legged radio-controlled robot has plans to be this year's must-have toy

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Attacknid, that's the name of the toy your young man-child will be shouting at you over and over again come Christmas time, hoping to see it under the tree.The new 10-inch tall radio-controlled robot, created by Wow!Stuff and available later this year,... >>

Little Tikes creates iTikes iPad toy range

Little Tikes creates iTikes iPad toy range

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Little Tikes, the company behind those red and yellow push-along kids' cars, has announced that it is launching a range of iPad and iPhone-friendly gadgets in time for Christmas in the UK.The new iTikes range will consist of four iPad-friendly kids toys... >>

Apptivity Hot Wheels pictures and hands-on

Apptivity Hot Wheels pictures and hands-on

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Toy-maker Mattel is set to launch a new iPad accessory that lets you interact with its Hot Wheels Apptivity app with a real Hot Wheels car and, as you might expect, we've already had a play ahead of the UK launch.The idea is that you buy one of four of... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Little Fox Music Box review (iPad and iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Little Fox Music Box review (iPad and iPhone)

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While your iPad is an excellent source of entertainment for you, don’t forget that it is not always you that needs to be entertained... But enough of the Confucious nonsense, here’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint.Little Fox Music Box Platform iPad... >>

Best baby gear for gadget-loving parents

Best baby gear for gadget-loving parents

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A baby can be the start of a whole new exciting shopping opportunity for the gadget-loving parent. If you can think of even the smallest niche in the child-rearing adventure that needs to be filled, then you can bet that there are at least 50 products... >>

The Android mascot you'll want to buy, but can't, unless you work for Google

The Android mascot you'll want to buy, but can't, unless you work for Google

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An inflatable remote controlled Android mascot will go on sale in September -  but not to the likes of you or us.The toy, made by Bladez Toys, follows previously announced inflatable characters that you can whizz around your living room, but this robot... >>