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Lego rocks out with great musicians given the minifig makeover

Lego rocks out with great musicians given the minifig makeover

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If Lego was ever in danger of not taking over the world, this latest collection should set it back on track. Now some of the greatest bands of all time have been given Lego counterparts.Lego artist Adly Syairi Ramly has created several of the most iconic... >>

YouTube reportedly creating safe zone aimed at children under 10

YouTube reportedly creating safe zone aimed at children under 10

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For parents, the internet is a minefield through which their children have to be guided. There's no way the little entertainment sponges are putting down those tablets if they don't have to. Seeing this, YouTube is said to be planning to create a... >>

Cubestormer 3 Lego robot smashes Rubik’s Cube world record

Cubestormer 3 Lego robot smashes Rubik’s Cube world record

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The ARM-powered Cubestormer 3 Lego robot featured on Pocket-lint last Friday obliterated the Guinness world record for solving a Rubik's Cube by registering a time of 3.253 seconds, over two seconds faster than the same team managed to set two years... >>

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Lego Avengers Assemble set to release 26 March for Marvel film's premiere

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Lego Avengers Assemble set to release 26 March for Marvel film's premiere

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Lego has announced a new Marvel-branded LEGO Avengers Assemble set called Captain America vs Hydra.The set will release on 26 March - just in time for the US premiere of the Captain America: The Winter Soldier film on 4 April. Produced by Marvel Studios... >>

ARM’s Cubestormer 3 to attempt Rubik’s Cube world record, not bad for a Lego robot

ARM’s Cubestormer 3 to attempt Rubik’s Cube world record, not bad for a Lego robot

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An attempt to break the Guiness World Record for solving a Rubik's Cube is to be made at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham's NEC this coming weekend, on 15 March. "But what's so special about that?" we hear you ask.The attempt is to be made by a robot built... >>

Hasbro Furby Furblings break out of Furby Boom app: Physical hatchlings to land in UK stores this spring

Hasbro Furby Furblings break out of Furby Boom app: Physical hatchlings to land in UK stores this spring

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Hasbro has expanded its Furby Boom app and toy line today by introducing a physical collection of miniature creatures called Furby Furblings.A Furbling is simply a pint-sized Furby Boom - which is successor to the popular Furby 2012 but with different... >>

Lego Simpsons intro video made featuring The Lego Movie gang

Lego Simpsons intro video made featuring The Lego Movie gang

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YouTube filmmaker MonsieurCaron, we thank you. The Lego Simpsons introduction video, featuring characters from The Lego Movie is brilliant.The film, made using real Lego bricks, copies a chunk of The Simpsons introduction first with Simpsons characters,... >>

Functioning Lego keyboard uses a house as home key and just look at caps lock

Functioning Lego keyboard uses a house as home key and just look at caps lock

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Lego makes everything more fun. One boring object in need of a fun injection is the keyboard. So Lego master Jason Allemann has done exactly that with his functioning Lego keyboard.Using a circuit board from a standard keyboard and official Lego pieces,... >>

Utinni: Lego Star Wars Sandcrawler set with over 3,000 pieces announced

Utinni: Lego Star Wars Sandcrawler set with over 3,000 pieces announced

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Lego has announced another huge Lego Stars Wars set that will have fans of both reeling with excitement and worrying for their bank account.The Lego Sandcrawler, the massive moving junk yard from Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, will consist of almost... >>

Back To The Future Lego: Team BTTF's vision for sets beyond the DeLorean

Back To The Future Lego: Team BTTF's vision for sets beyond the DeLorean

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We absolutely loved the official Lego Back To The Future set produced as part of the Cuusoo project, but the team behind the DeLorean isn't resting on its laurels.The team, headed by M.Togami, has already been busy creating a whole host of different... >>

How has Samsung made the Samsung Galaxy S5 child friendly with Kids Mode?

How has Samsung made the Samsung Galaxy S5 child friendly with Kids Mode?

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 has a new feature not previously found in the Galaxy range: Kids Mode. The new kid-friendly feature allows you to lock your children out of the important parts of your phone, but still let them have fun with a number of dedicated... >>

We love Titanfall. We love Lego. We love Titanfall Lego. Oh yes!

We love Titanfall. We love Lego. We love Titanfall Lego. Oh yes!

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We've featured a lot of really cool Lego on Pocket-lint recently. The Lego Ghostbusters set looks great. The Lego The Simpsons House is amazing. And we'd kill for a Star Wars Imperial Star Destroyer (well, give a mean nipple tweak anyway). But surely... >>

Lego Star Wars Rebels Building sets, Imperial Star Destroyer and more pictures and hands-on

Lego Star Wars Rebels Building sets, Imperial Star Destroyer and more pictures and hands-on

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The Lego Group loves the Star Wars franchise. And that's none more evident than at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair, where the company has introduced a suite of new sets inspired by the sci-fi blockbuster films.The Star Wars Rebels Building sets are the highlight... >>

Hands-on: Lego Movie MetalBeard's Sea Cow review

Hands-on: Lego Movie MetalBeard's Sea Cow review

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The Lego Group is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair, where it just gave a sneak peek of the Sea Cow ship from its new Lego Movie.Called MetalBeard's Sea Cow, the massive Lego set will release in March for $249.99. It includes captain's quarters, which has a treasure... >>

Hands-on: Lego The Simpsons House review

Hands-on: Lego The Simpsons House review

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The Lego Group is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair and has given Pocket-lint a close look at The Simpsons House set that launched earlier this month.The Simpsons House set, available for $199/£179, lets fans build the Simpsons' familiar Springfield home with... >>

Hands-on: Lego Ghostbusters review

Hands-on: Lego Ghostbusters review

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The Lego Group is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair and has just shown off the new Lego Ghostbusters set.Lego Ghostbusters, a product of the Cuusoo design project, will officially release in June for $49.99. A UK price has yet to be revealed. The set includes four... >>

Lego Ghostbusters price and release date revealed, cheaper than Lego Simpsons

Lego Ghostbusters price and release date revealed, cheaper than Lego Simpsons

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Lego Ghostbusters, a product of the Cuusoo design project, will be officially released in June and at a much more reasonable price than the also recently launched Lego The Simpsons set.Admittedly, the Ghostbusters collection features just the four lead... >>

Get yourself a Lego NES console with Powerpig’s Builds ‘n Things

Get yourself a Lego NES console with Powerpig’s Builds ‘n Things

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Have you ever wanted to build a Nintendo Entertainment System replica console out of Lego? Now you can. Chris McVeigh, creator of Powerpig Productions and a self-described avid Lego builder, has a Builds 'n Things online retail store where he sells... >>

CBeebies Playtime update brings dinosaurs to life on your smartphone or tablet

CBeebies Playtime update brings dinosaurs to life on your smartphone or tablet

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The BBC has updated the CBeebies Playtime app, giving your little ones the chance to join in with Andy's Dinosaur Adventures.With this latest update, the app will tie in to the new programming on the CBeebies channel, Andy's Dinosaur Adventures. In the... >>

Win: Four new sets of Batman LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes worth over £100

Win: Four new sets of Batman LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes worth over £100

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Batman and DC Comics are celebrating their 75th anniversary this year and to mark the occasion, Pocket-lint has teamed up with LEGO to offer one lucky winner the chance to win the complete set of the new LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes.The new LEGO DC... >>

ITV screens top adverts remade in Lego to celebrate Lego Movie release (video)

ITV screens top adverts remade in Lego to celebrate Lego Movie release (video)

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As part of the hype for The Lego Movie, one of the commercial breaks during last night's Dancing on Ice on ITV featured some special versions of genuine adverts. They had all been remade using Lego.Recognisable ads from the British Heart Foundation, Confused.com,... >>

Halo Lego ship is 7-foot long and took four years to make

Halo Lego ship is 7-foot long and took four years to make

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In between Halo game releases it can be hard to fill the time. Mark Kelso hasn't had this problem as he's spent the last four years building a 7-foot Halo ship out of Lego.The impressive construction was of Halo's UNSC Spirit of Fire colony ship. Kelso... >>

The Simpsons House Lego now available to buy, Homer and the gang for £179

The Simpsons House Lego now available to buy, Homer and the gang for £179

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Get ready Simpsons fans, for after much waiting, The Simpsons Lego is now available on Lego Shop.The Simpsons House set, available for $199/£179, lets fans build the Simpsons' familiar Springfield home with a detachable roof, modular design, car with... >>

Lego Ghostbusters 30th anniversary set with Ectomobile to release in 2014

Lego Ghostbusters 30th anniversary set with Ectomobile to release in 2014

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Lego Cuusoo has announced that The Lego Group is developing a Ghostbusters 30th anniversary set expected to release later this year.Lego Cuusoo is a website started by Cuusoo and The Lego Group that allows people to submit ideas for Lego sets. After... >>

4moms Origami baby buggy comes with headlights, trip counter and more (video)

4moms Origami baby buggy comes with headlights, trip counter and more (video)

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Amazon in the UK is to start selling a new baby buggy that will tell you how fast and far you are walking when you next take your little one out for a ride.Aimed at mums and dads keen to find out just how far that walk around the block is, the 4Moms Origami... >>

Google and Lego's Build with Chrome experiment lets you build and share Lego creations online

Google and Lego's Build with Chrome experiment lets you build and share Lego creations online

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Hey, Lego fanatics, Google has a new Chrome experiment, and it's perfect for you.Google has worked with Lego Group to make a 3D graphics website using WebGL technology. This website is like a game, and it allows you to build and share Lego creations in... >>

ChillFactor ice cream maker makes easy ice cream in minutes (video)

ChillFactor ice cream maker makes easy ice cream in minutes (video)

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Hmm, time for an ice cream. I know, that's exactly what we were thinking when we visited the ChillFactor stand at the London Toy Fair on a cold January day to find out about its new ChillFactor Ice Cream Maker.The idea behind the Ice Cream Maker, as the... >>

PS4 owners can play Titanfall after all, by buying the K'Nex Titanfall toys

PS4 owners can play Titanfall after all, by buying the K'Nex Titanfall toys

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Titanfall will be released in March for Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Windows 8.1 exclusively. Owners of PS4s or other games machines will also be able to play with the giant Titan mech suits themselves later in the year, as toy manufacturer K'Nex will be releasing... >>

Texter Helicopter lets you deliver messages from the air (video)

Texter Helicopter lets you deliver messages from the air (video)

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Revell, the company that sells remote-controlled vehicles and model aeroplanes and the like, has launched a mini remote controlled helicopter that allows you to display a message to others midair.Called the Texter Helicopter, the copter works by letting... >>

Make Your Case pictures and hands-on: The £25 toy that creates custom iPhone cases

Make Your Case pictures and hands-on: The £25 toy that creates custom iPhone cases

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Hidden away on the Character Options stand at the London Toy Fair this year was something that very much caught Pocket-lint's eye. Among the craft and creation playsets sat an interesting device, one that could inspire a few adults to have a dabble, let... >>

Vtech Grow With Me Baby Doll wants you to teach it what to say (video)

Vtech Grow With Me Baby Doll wants you to teach it what to say (video)

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Vtech has created a baby doll that supposedly grows with your child as they grow.The idea is that the more you talk to the baby the more words it learns and with more than 80 phrases to master that should take your little one some time.Hoping to ape... >>

AirTerminators RC helicopters bring laser dog fights into your life (video)

AirTerminators RC helicopters bring laser dog fights into your life (video)

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Most remote-controlled helicopters merely just let you fly around doing nothing special apart from trying to take out random passers-by or crashing into a wall after you've lost control.That's not the case with the AirTerminators Super Combat Helicopters... >>

App Duck: The Bluetooth rubber duck that helps you listen to music in the bath

App Duck: The Bluetooth rubber duck that helps you listen to music in the bath

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App Duck is a hands-free Bluetooth media streaming water-resistant duck that lets you play music or even take a phone call via Bluetooth while your chilling in the tub.Due out later this year, there will be four different ducks, including a Zombie duck... >>

Hasbro's Toy Fair 2014 line-up includes app-friendly, home printable My Monopoly

Hasbro's Toy Fair 2014 line-up includes app-friendly, home printable My Monopoly

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Hasbro is always a little more secretive than most at the London Toy Fair, not allowing any photography of its behind-closed-doors toy demonstrations. That's not to say there isn't anything worth looking at, far from it.One of the things that caught Pocket-lint's... >>

World's tiniest quadcopter, the Nano Quadcopter, takes to the skies (video)

World's tiniest quadcopter, the Nano Quadcopter, takes to the skies (video)

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Billed as the world's tiniest quad-copter, the nano quadcopter from Revell is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, but at the same time still have a decent amount of oomph to take off and fly where you want it to.Demoed to Pocket-lint at the... >>

Teksta T-Rex, Kitty and Dalmation pictures and hands-on: The new robot pet range for 2014 (video)

Teksta T-Rex, Kitty and Dalmation pictures and hands-on: The new robot pet range for 2014 (video)

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Character Options is following up its successful relaunch of the Teksta Robotic Puppy with three additions to the family for 2014. The Teksta collection - also known as Tekno in the US - will gain a Dalmation version of the pup, Kitty the kitten and Teksta... >>

Hands-on: WowWee MiP balancing robot review (video)

Hands-on: WowWee MiP balancing robot review (video)

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The WowWee MiP is the latest robot from the makers of the Robosapien and this time comes with two wheels to whizz around your living room, listening to your commands or instructions. We caught up with the new robot to have a play at the London Toy Fair.The... >>

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... >>