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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... >>

BabyPing video baby monitor
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BabyPing video baby monitor

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BabyPing is a wireless webcam that allows you to monitor your baby in his or her cot, all from the comfort of your sofa via your iPhone or iPad. The system consists of two parts: a wireless camera that connects to your home network, via Wi-Fi, and a... >>

Lego Team GB minifigs pictures and hands-on

Lego Team GB minifigs pictures and hands-on

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The Olympics are almost upon us and to celebrate Lego has created an exclusive range of Lego minifigs for you to collect to get into the spirit.  Pocket-lint convinced Lego to send us some ahead of the July release so we could have a play. Like the... >>

Apple fans were better dressed in the 80s, thanks to Apple itself

Apple fans were better dressed in the 80s, thanks to Apple itself

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If you thought Apple fanboys and gals are brand loyal souls today, cast your mind back to the mid-1980s, when computers were beige and clothes were anything but.Even then, there were those who clamoured to get hold of products with the Apple logo on them,... >>

Robotic wooden dinosaurs that move, roar and even bite

Robotic wooden dinosaurs that move, roar and even bite

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There’s nothing prehistoric about these dinosaurs. Fire them up with three AAA batteries and the Robotic Wooden Dinosaurs will walk, roar and even nibble your finger.There are four in total; a triceratops, stegosaurus, T-Rex and a mammoth (yes we know... >>

Garmin Swim fitness watch created for the more aquatic athlete

Garmin Swim fitness watch created for the more aquatic athlete

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Garmin has expanded its sports fitness watch range with the Garmin Swim, the company's first timepiece and motion tracker specifically designed for swimmers.It tracks stroke type, stroke count, distance, pace, lengths and more and, once hooked up to... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Magic Town review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Magic Town review (iPad)

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Today’s App of the Day launched in a much more soft affair a few weeks back as a web application and, as we said at the time when we interviewed the man behind it, the test will be when it finally comes to iPad. Well, that day has arrived.Magic Town... >>

Crash test kiddies: Inside the Britax test centre

Crash test kiddies: Inside the Britax test centre

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Sitting off a roundabout outside Andover is the UK headquarters of Britax. The company is all about car safety, and having merged with German counterpart Römer in 1979, has been making child car seats for more than 40 years.Housed on the Hampshire site... >>

LeapFrog LeapPad2: The kids alternative to the iPad and Surface

LeapFrog LeapPad2: The kids alternative to the iPad and Surface

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LeapFrog has updated its LeapPad kids tablet with the launch of the LeaPad2.The new LeapPad2 includes a higher-resolution front and rear camera, and packs a faster processor, better memory capability, improved battery life, and exclusive engaging content... >>

Lego comes to life with BrainBricks, we kid you not

Lego comes to life with BrainBricks, we kid you not

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You may soon be able to bring your Lego creations to life, thanks to tiny wireless sensors built into the bricks, which in turn will allow you to play with them within an online game.For example, build yourself a car and any smartphone or tablet device... >>

Lord of the Rings becomes latest Lego game subject

Lord of the Rings becomes latest Lego game subject

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The games developers behind the Lego video games have announced that its next gaming release will be a Lego version of the Lord of the Rings films.Having had previous success with Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Harry Potter, Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment... >>

Angry Birds theme park opening in the UK this summer

Angry Birds theme park opening in the UK this summer

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Nottinghamshire will play host to the first UK  Angry Birds theme park opening at the end of this summer.Sundown Adventureland has ordered £250,000 of playground equipment for the park, which has the official backing of Angry Birds creators Rovio.Lappset... >>

Magic Town: the app aiming to bring children's books to life

Magic Town: the app aiming to bring children's books to life

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It didn’t take long after the iPad arrived to see that young children could use them. In fact, so simple and so compelling is that large, glass, iOS interface that even small pets were getting in on the action. So, while games have been the first big... >>

British Gas turns Team GB swimming stars into superheroes

British Gas turns Team GB swimming stars into superheroes

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Perhaps inspired by the roaring success of the Avengers Assemble movie doing the rounds in cinemas worldwide, British Gas has gathered six of Britain's finest swimming stars to pose as a superhero team on the eve of one of their most glorious challenges... >>

Lego creates exclusive Team GB Olympic minifigs

Lego creates exclusive Team GB Olympic minifigs

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The Great Britain Olympic team has been bestowed with a prestigious honour even before the London 2012 games has kicked off. The athletes have been immortalized as Lego minifigures.There are a total of nine Team GB Lego minifigures to collect. These include... >>

Personalised Superhero Action Figures: We become Batman

Personalised Superhero Action Figures: We become Batman

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How do you fancy becoming a superhero? Batman for instance? That was the question put to Pocket-lint and of course we couldn't turn down such an offer.Firebox, the UK's favourite online gadget shop, is offering customers the chance to become Batman, Superman,... >>

Angry Birds Land opens at Särkänniemi Theme Park in Finland

Angry Birds Land opens at Särkänniemi Theme Park in Finland

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Angry Birds fans wanting to get even more Angry Birds fun and games can now visit Angry Birds Land at Särkänniemi Theme Park in Finland.The themed area of the park consists of 12 rides, an adventure course, games and food points, designed especially... >>

Lego Galaxy Patroller minifig - toughest looking Lego character yet

Lego Galaxy Patroller minifig - toughest looking Lego character yet

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How tough do you like your Lego minifig characters? John McEnroe tough? What about bridezilla tough? Nah, you want Galaxy Patroller tough.Launched as part of the new Series 7 minifig characters from Lego, the Galaxy Patroller is just one of 16 new designs... >>

Pebble, the e-paper watch for iPhone and Android raises $3 million so far

Pebble, the e-paper watch for iPhone and Android raises $3 million so far

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New start-up Pebble Technology has created a watch that has become something of a major sensation, even before it's hit the market. The device, called Pebble, sports an e-paper display that can even be read in direct sunlight and its ability to hook up... >>

James Bond 007 Skyfall cars revealed with official Scalextric set

James Bond 007 Skyfall cars revealed with official Scalextric set

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If you could combine two of your most favourite things in the world, what would be the outcome? Charlize Theron on a camping trip to Bognor Regis? Simon Cowell's head and a blender, perhaps?Surely James Bond Scalextric has to be up there somewhere. And... >>

Angry Birds On Thin Ice pictures and hands-on

Angry Birds On Thin Ice pictures and hands-on

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Angry Birds On Thin Ice is a new board game of the popular mobile game that you've no doubt have installed on your phone.Not being able to resist an afternoon skipping work, we quickly got to play, erhem, we mean work testing it to see whether you should... >>

Scalextric Digital Platinum pictures and hands-on

Scalextric Digital Platinum pictures and hands-on

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It comes with six cars, features more than 8.5m of track and costs £499.99, and we just couldn't resist having a play with the new Digital Platinum from Scalextric. So that's what we did - with a few beers and some pizza, of course.Out of the box and... >>

Pure gold C-3PO and silver R2-D2 crafted for 35th anniversary of Star Wars

Pure gold C-3PO and silver R2-D2 crafted for 35th anniversary of Star Wars

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To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the first Star Wars film, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, Japanese company Imperial Enterprises Inc has crafted two officially licensed statuettes of iconic major characters C-3PO and R2-D2. These aren't any old... >>

Kids shun toys for technology

Kids shun toys for technology

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UK children under 10 spend almost an hour a day using technology-based products at home rather than opting for more traditional games like toy soldiers or dolls, according to a new study.In a sign that "these times they are a-changin'", the survey commissioned... >>

GameChanger Game Board for iPad helps kids remember traditional gaming

GameChanger Game Board for iPad helps kids remember traditional gaming

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Parents who want their iPad playing kids to experience the good times of playing conventional board games have a new solution - the GameChanger Game Board for iPad.The idea of the new iPad accessory is that you bolt on the GameChanger Game board and turn... >>

Steve Jobs stuffed toy ups the crass stakes

Steve Jobs stuffed toy ups the crass stakes

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First it was the Steve Jobs tribute comic, then the Steve Jobs action figure and now it's the Steve Jobs cuddly toy.Dubbed the iCEO (which, coincidentally was Jobs' actual job title when he returned to Apple in the late 1990s) the stuffed toy will be... >>

Lego Star Wars Miniland experience (Legoland Windsor) pictures and hands-on

Lego Star Wars Miniland experience (Legoland Windsor) pictures and hands-on

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Star Wars fan? Lego fan? Able to get to Legoland in Windsor? Great, then consider yourself booked to experience a new attraction at the Lego theme park in the UK.The Lego Star Wars Miniland experience opens to the public on the 16 March in the UK and... >>

Fully working Tron light cycle goes up for auction

Fully working Tron light cycle goes up for auction

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US fundraising website Charitybuzz.com is currently auctioning a full-size replica Tron light cycle, and the best news is that it works.The Xenon Light Motor Bike is a fully customised vehicle that can reach speeds of up to 50MPH, is 100 per cent electric... >>

Lego Minecraft sets become reality, goes on sale this summer

Lego Minecraft sets become reality, goes on sale this summer

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After more than 10,000 votes to the Lego Cuusoo idea collection platform, Lego has teamed up with the developers behind the popular game and created the Lego Minecraft Micro World.Going on sale this summer for £34.99 the new set will let you rebuild... >>

Do The Avengers toy pictures reveal movie secrets?

Do The Avengers toy pictures reveal movie secrets?

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The Avengers, the movie based on Marvel Comics' most famous superhero team, hits cinemas in the UK on 27 April, and the 'net is awash with more speculation than you'd get immediately prior to an average Apple device launch. Why? Because things have been... >>

Mattel Hover Board - Back to the Future becomes reality

Mattel Hover Board - Back to the Future becomes reality

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Mattel has just gone and filled our Christmas lists already. By holiday season this year they are to release a 1:1 replica of the Hoverboard used in Back to the Future. That's right, the Hover Board is to become a reality.Get ready for a major disappointment... >>