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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... >>

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, and... >>

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 vehicles... >>

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 yes... >>

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... >>

Dancing Party Animals are here to boogie (video)

Dancing Party Animals are here to boogie (video)

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Dancing Party Animals are not your average dancing animals, these are animals that want to party.We spotted them at CES as we trawled through the halls trying to find more serious news and products to report on, and couldn't help but find ourselves stopping... >>

Hands-on: Griffin Moto TC Rally review

Hands-on: Griffin Moto TC Rally review

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Remote controlled cars that you don't control via your mobile phone are so yesterday, well that's seemingly what Griffin thinks, launching a Bluetooth RC that you control via your iPhone or iPod touch.Called Moto TC Rally, the $99 RC connects to your... >>

The Simpsons Lego officially announced and will be available in February

The Simpsons Lego officially announced and will be available in February

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When we excitedly reported that The Simpsons Lego would be arriving in April 2014 we never dared hope it would land early, but it will. The Simpsons Lego has been officially announced for a February release.Lego teamed up with Twentieth Century Fox to... >>

Mimo lets you connect your baby to the internet, anxious parents worry no more (video)

Mimo lets you connect your baby to the internet, anxious parents worry no more (video)

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Are you a worried parent? Do you wish you could monitor your baby's every movement all from your smartphone? Do you love technology? Good now that we've got all those boxes ticked you'll be wanting the Mimo baby monitor, a technologically advanced baby... >>

Sphero 2B pictures and hands-on: Two-wheeled Bluetooth gadget that can go 10mph

Sphero 2B pictures and hands-on: Two-wheeled Bluetooth gadget that can go 10mph

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The company behind Sphero has launched an update, Sphero 2B, that ditches the ball design in favour of two wheels that let the Bluetooth remote-controlled toy travel at speeds of up to 10mph.Launched at CES in Las Vegas, the new device will work with... >>

Five last-minute Christmas gadget tips

Five last-minute Christmas gadget tips

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Christmas Day is almost here, but there is still time to make sure your day goes perfectly - well, certainly if gadgets are involved.Screwdriver and batteriesIf you've bought the kids a menagerie of electronic toys they will all most certainly come with... >>

All-new characters arrive for Disney Infinity: Execs hint at even more to come

All-new characters arrive for Disney Infinity: Execs hint at even more to come

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Disney Infinity is continuing its march into bedrooms and living rooms across the world. Following the initial launch sets of toys that included Captain Jack Sparrow and Mr Incredible, Disney has rolled out a host of new characters for kids and grown-ups... >>

Angry Birds Go! Telepods Pig Rock Raceway Set review
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Angry Birds Go! Telepods Pig Rock Raceway Set review

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"Get off that iPad" - a phrase that probably any parent who has kids will find themselves shouting more than once a day, especially over the school holidays. But it's Christmas, a time for gifting, so here's an excuse to keep them out of the digital domain:... >>

Furby Boom review
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Furby Boom review

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No, you haven't fallen into a time warp, the Spice Girls aren't playing on the radio, and we aren't all worrying about the Y2K bug; Furby is back, and vying to be the must have toy for Christmas 2013. Introducing Furby Boom.Is Furby really all buzzwords... >>