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Vtech baby tablet announced, because they are never too young for tech

Vtech baby tablet announced, because they are never too young for tech

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How young is too young to get a tablet? That's the question some people will ask when they see the Vtech InnoTab 3 Baby Tablet which goes on sale later this year. The new tablet is designed to be used by babies as young as 12 months old and is a customisation... >>

Hands-on: Hexbug Strandbeast is a hypnotising robotic creature (video)

Hands-on: Hexbug Strandbeast is a hypnotising robotic creature (video)

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There's nothing quite like a colourful micro robotic creature to grab our attention and the Hexbug stand at the Toy Fair 2014 in London was definitely one to visit for just that.The company unveiled a number of new products including the Strandbeast,... >>

Hands-on: Hexbug Aquabot review

Hands-on: Hexbug Aquabot review

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Hexbug had a colourful and literally buzzing stand at the Toy Fair 2014 in London, and among the Battling Spiders and Strandbeast, the company also used the event to launch a new style Aquabot. For those not familiar with the Hexbug, Aquabot is the first... >>

TobyRich SmartPlane: Hands-on with the iPhone-controlled toy plane

TobyRich SmartPlane: Hands-on with the iPhone-controlled toy plane

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TobyRich might not be a company you're familiar with, but it could be about to catch your attention with its smartphone-controlled SmartPlane. TobyRich has introduced the SmartPlane, which was on display on its stand at  the Toy Fair 2014 in London,... >>

Lego expands Marvel line-up for 2014, including Guardians of the Galaxy (update)

Lego expands Marvel line-up for 2014, including Guardians of the Galaxy (update)

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Lego is timing new set launches with different Marvel movies throughout the year. Talking to Pocket-lint at the Toy Fair in London, the hugely popular toy manufacturer explained that new Spider-Man and Captain America sets will be launched in its Marvel... >>

Hands-on: Scalextric RCS Race Control System review (video)

Hands-on: Scalextric RCS Race Control System review (video)

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Scalextric has been around for a while, but the company has used the London Toy Fair 2014 to introduce the first 1:32 scale slot car Race Control System that will let you use a Bluetooth-enabled device to wirelessly create and manage races.Scalextric... >>

Hands-on: Playmobil Police Car with Camera puts CCTV in your play room

Hands-on: Playmobil Police Car with Camera puts CCTV in your play room

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'Ello, 'ello, 'ello, what have we got here then? Playmobil is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year launching a number of new special-edition products, including the Remote Control Police Car with Camera. Although the name is far from catchy, the... >>

Want to add the 12th Doctor to your Character Building and Lego sets? Here he is

Want to add the 12th Doctor to your Character Building and Lego sets? Here he is

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Character Options has revealed the twelfth Doctor Who as part of its Character Building Lego-like brick range. You will soon be able to re-enact the end regeneration scene from The Day of the Doctor in miniature form. Either that or build yourself a... >>

Doctor Who: Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) action figure pictures and hands-on

Doctor Who: Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) action figure pictures and hands-on

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Character Options has revealed its first action figure for the new Doctor, as played by Peter Capaldi. The twelfth Doctor toy appeared at the London Toy Fair and is modelled wearing the clothes he regenerated into at the end of The Day of the Doctor,... >>

Hands-on: Hexbug Battling Spiders review (video)

Hands-on: Hexbug Battling Spiders review (video)

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Hexbug had a number of exciting new toys on its stand at ToyFair 2014, one of which was the Battling Spiders offering the next generation of the Hexbug Spider.The company has had micro robotic spiders in its offering in the past but never ones that fight... >>

Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Custom Edition

Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Custom Edition

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LeapFrog has showcased its LeapPad 2 Custom Edition today at ToyFair 2014 in Olympia, allowing customisation of the LeapPad 2 tablet launched last year.The Custom Edition comes with the same specs as the LeapPad 2 so you'll still get the benefits that... >>

Lego confirms May release for The Simpsons minifigs, for those who can't afford the £179 house

Lego confirms May release for The Simpsons minifigs, for those who can't afford the £179 house

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Lego will be releasing a series of 16 The Simpsons mini figures in May, to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the animated show. The blind pack figures will be available to collectors and enthusiasts at a far lower cost than The Simpsons Lego house,... >>

Lego relaunching Ultra Agents with AR app that brings your minifigs to life

Lego relaunching Ultra Agents with AR app that brings your minifigs to life

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Lego has launched some new collections at Toy Fair 2014, including a new refreshed Ultra Agents collection. The James Bond-style set comes with a range of exciting mini figures and vehicles including a truck that expands into an HQ and features other... >>

Protect your home button: Bandai Mobilepants are very, very bizarre (video)

Protect your home button: Bandai Mobilepants are very, very bizarre (video)

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We've seen plenty of strange things in our time covering gadgets for the last 11 years at Pocket-lint, but this has to be up there in the bizarro stakes. If, it seems as many do in Japan (they've sold 1m already), you suffer from accidentally pressing... >>

Like father like son: Vtech launches Kidizoom smartwatch for kids

Like father like son: Vtech launches Kidizoom smartwatch for kids

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Technology kids brand VTech has launched a smartwatch for children at the London Toy Fair 2014.Hot on the heels of the new smartwatches launched by Samsung, Sony and Pebble, VTech says that the new child-friendly smartwatch brings the technology to children... >>

Wowwee MiP balancing robot wants to be your gesture-controlled friend

Wowwee MiP balancing robot wants to be your gesture-controlled friend

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MiP is the balancing robot that zips about on two wheels doing the bidding of your every gesture. It can also carry its own weight and fight other robots. MiP uses two wheels with intelligent balancing to get around. You can either control it using your... >>

Pulp Fiction Guess Who? game spotted in time for Toy Fair 2014

Pulp Fiction Guess Who? game spotted in time for Toy Fair 2014

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If you remember the Guess Who? board game you'll love the new Pulp Fiction version that's been created. Guess Who? was a game in which you asked your opponent questions, one per go, about the traits of the character they had chosen. They would answer... >>

Homer Simpson Mr Potato Head revealed, but is he as geeky as these geek Mr Potato Heads?

Homer Simpson Mr Potato Head revealed, but is he as geeky as these geek Mr Potato Heads?

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Mr Potato Head has worn many guises over the last couple of decades including plenty that offer a more geeky appeal to the proceedings. The latest is as Homer Simpson in a new tie-up between Hasbro and Fox to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons... >>

Animin, the augmented reality pet that brings Tamagotchi into the 21st century

Animin, the augmented reality pet that brings Tamagotchi into the 21st century

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Figure Games has released a real-world digital pet called Animin, that uses augmented reality to bring the toy experience to life. Animin uses an app for smartphones and tablets to help you feed, give medicine, clean up, and play with your virtual pet.... >>

These Star Wars photos look real but they're actually just life-like images of toys

These Star Wars photos look real but they're actually just life-like images of toys

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A Finnish man has captured the Millennium Falcon on camera as it soared above and across the icy forest in his own backyard. Well, not really. The fictional spacecraft from blockbuster franchise Star Wars does exist...but only in toy form. And you can... >>

Rubber Band Rambo Gatling gun fires 672 rounds in 48 seconds

Rubber Band Rambo Gatling gun fires 672 rounds in 48 seconds

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If you thought being flicked by a rubber band hurt, imagine being shot at by the Rubber Band Rambo Gatling gun that pings out 672 elastic stingers in just 48 seconds - that's 14 shots per second fired up to 26 feet. Ukranian student and inventor Alexander... >>