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Philips Disney Friends of Hue StoryLight Starter Kit review
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Philips Disney Friends of Hue StoryLight Starter Kit review

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The Philips Hue smart bulb range, which enable you to control the lighting system’s brightness and colour output via your smartphone, is starting to expand and explore other possibilities. It’s more than just standard lights, now they even come with... >>

Hands-on: Tetris Bop It review

Hands-on: Tetris Bop It review

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The Bop it games from Hasbro have been around for ages, testing your ability to twist it, turn it, bash it, and a host of other things without getting in a tizz. Now it's back again, this time based around Tetris.Aimed at 8-year-olds and over, the Tetris-focused... >>

Best gadget gifts for under £50

Best gadget gifts for under £50

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Whether you’re looking to buy a gift or you've just found a £50 note in the street and want to turn it into tech, we’ve compiled a list of the best gadgets out there a single note can buy.From mobiles and tablets to sports kit and toys we surprised... >>

Tamagotchi toys to return as Tamagotchi Friends after success of iPhone and Android apps

Tamagotchi toys to return as Tamagotchi Friends after success of iPhone and Android apps

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Bandai is to bring Tamagotchi electronic toys back to the market, 17 years after they first became a worldwide sensation.Tamagotchi Friends look basically the same as the original toys. You have to hatch a Tamagotchi on the small, egg-like electronic... >>

The Lego Movie playsets being revealed one-by-one, such a tease

The Lego Movie playsets being revealed one-by-one, such a tease

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The Lego Movie is planned for release in February 2014 and even just the trailer has had the Pocket-lint team giggling like school kids at a sign leading to Fanny Hands Lane (it really does exist). We're also impressed with the toy line-up to go along... >>

Angry Birds Go! Telepods now available in playsets: Race before the game is out

Angry Birds Go! Telepods now available in playsets: Race before the game is out

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Hasbro has launched a collection of Telepod toys and playsets that will be compatible with the upcoming Rovio karting game, Angry Birds Go!As with the toys released to coincide with Angry Birds Star Wars II, each new Telepod will interact with the game... >>

Teksta robotic dog already selling out for Christmas, says Hamleys: Parents advised not to wait

Teksta robotic dog already selling out for Christmas, says Hamleys: Parents advised not to wait

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Teksta (or Tekno in the States) is the hottest toy this Christmas. London toy store Hamleys has revealed that the update of the toy popular in the 90s is rapidly selling out with seven weeks still to go before the big day, so has advised parents to snap... >>

Hands-on: Mega Bloks Call of Duty Collector Construction Sets review

Hands-on: Mega Bloks Call of Duty Collector Construction Sets review

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As the gaming world prepare for the new Call Of Duty Ghosts, Mega Bloks has released a collection of Call of Duty construction sets for you to build so you can carry on playing when you're not in front of your console.The new sets, based on the franchise,... >>

Hands-on: Nerf N-Strike Elite Mega Centurion review

Hands-on: Nerf N-Strike Elite Mega Centurion review

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The mega stands for mega darts, new bigger Nerf darts that will work only with Mega branded Nerf guns. That's exactly what the Nerf N-Strike Elite Mega Centurion blaster (£34.99) takes, to let you to hit your target a whopping 23 meters away, as long... >>

Google brings parental controls to Chrome

Google brings parental controls to Chrome

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Google has announced "supervised users" within Chrome, allowing parents to manage and see what web pages their children are viewing.The supervised user feature has not yet rolled out to the masses. Right now, it's only available in the beta channel of... >>

The Simpsons Lego set and minifigs to release in April/May 2014

The Simpsons Lego set and minifigs to release in April/May 2014

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We first heard in March that Lego was working with 20th Century Fox to release The Simpsons-branded minifigs and sets, and now there's a new report that details what the entire range will allegedly entail.The licensed range had been rumoured to include... >>

Can't wait for the Nexus 5 and Android 4.4? Bide the time with a KitKat Android plush toy out now

Can't wait for the Nexus 5 and Android 4.4? Bide the time with a KitKat Android plush toy out now

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We might still be waiting with bated breath for Google and LG to announce the Nexus 5 and the latest version of Android, Android 4.4 KitKat, but Nestle has a treat for you in the meantime.Posting a picture on their Twitter feed, the KitKat team have revealed... >>

Know what's better than Lego Star Wars? Lego Goonies

Know what's better than Lego Star Wars? Lego Goonies

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We've been big fans of the special-edition Lego Cuusoo sets in the past. Lego Minecraft and Lego Back to the Future have both been well-received additions to the brick-building family, and if we all get behind it we could even see something so ultra-cool... >>

Nerf Rapidstrike CS-18 pictures and hands-on

Nerf Rapidstrike CS-18 pictures and hands-on

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If you ever find yourself screaming, "We need bigger guns!" then Nerf has probably heard you and is trying to answer your call - in the toy world at least.The Nerf Rapidstrike CS-18 forms part of the N-Strike Elite range and is a fully automatic machinegun... >>

Hasbro Nerf Mission app brings heads-up-display to gun gaming

Hasbro Nerf Mission app brings heads-up-display to gun gaming

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You might not openly admit it, but we know you love playing with Nerf guns as much as we do. But it needs something to make it more adult, right? How about a heads-up display? That's exactly what you get from the new Nerf Mission app.All you need is a... >>

Who you gonna call? Lego Ghostbusters could become a reality

Who you gonna call? Lego Ghostbusters could become a reality

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We know you were all excited to see the Lego Back To The Future DeLorean make it into production recently, well now it looks as though Ghostbusters is getting closer to reality too.The Back To The Future set, which we featured alongside the new Lone Ranger... >>

Lego Back To The Future + Lone Ranger Constitution Train Chase = BTTF III gold

Lego Back To The Future + Lone Ranger Constitution Train Chase = BTTF III gold

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Lego has just released, with help from fans, a Back To The Future Lego set complete with Marty McFly, Doc Brown and, of course, the DeLorean.Here at Pocket-lint we couldn’t resist getting one in to see just how good it was and whether it's worth trying... >>

Great Scott! You built a time machine... out of Lego

Great Scott! You built a time machine... out of Lego

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Lego has, with fan support, released a Back To The Future Lego set complete with Marty McFly, Doc Brown and, of course, the DeLorean."Today, The Lego Group unveils its limited-edition Lego Back to the Future Time Machine. The world-famous Delorean has... >>

Lego Lord of the Rings 'Battle at the Black Gate' and other 2013 LOTR sets pictures and hands-on

Lego Lord of the Rings 'Battle at the Black Gate' and other 2013 LOTR sets pictures and hands-on

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We love Lego. And we love Lord of the Rings. So when the Danish maker put the two together we didn't need to be sold on the idea - and with Legolas surely it was an inevitability?It might be the peak of summer - if it could be called that in the UK this... >>

Hexbug nano V2: Now they climb as well

Hexbug nano V2: Now they climb as well

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Hexbugs, the small vibrating critters that your kids no doubt love but you find rather creepy, have just got a little more disturbing - they can now climb walls. Innovation First, the company behind the original hexbug micro robotic toys, has come up... >>

Lego Darth Vadar and Luke Skywalker reconcile for fathers day

Lego Darth Vadar and Luke Skywalker reconcile for fathers day

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Nothing says happy Father's Day like a Luke and Vader fishing video, and that's what Lego has done to celebrate this year's Father's Day on Sunday. Turning to its partnership with Star Wars, the video - which callously ignores the billions of dead... >>

Lego reveals 1,990 piece Lego Ewok Village

Lego reveals 1,990 piece Lego Ewok Village

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Lego has announced its latest Lego Star Wars set - a mammoth 1,990-piece version of the Ewok Village allowing you to recreate the famous scenes from Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi.Designed for Legoers aged 12 and up, and presumably with plenty... >>

Lego minifigs use Android smartphones

Lego minifigs use Android smartphones

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It's official, Lego minifigs prefer Android. Well, the trendsetting ones at least.That is what seems to be the case, judging by the very Android-looking phone being carried by one of the latest minifigures in the new Season 10 set released by Lego.The... >>

The Walking Dead Monopoly and Risk boardgames shambling their way toward you for August

The Walking Dead Monopoly and Risk boardgames shambling their way toward you for August

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We've often covered cool Monopoly sets in the past here on Pocket-lint, especially around Toy Fair time in January, but few have filled us with so much glee as the latest tie-in: Monopoly: The Walking Dead Survival Edition.Coming in August and available... >>

Star Wars Black Series action figures announced

Star Wars Black Series action figures announced

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Middle-aged Star Wars fans looking to relive their childhood will soon be able to do so with the launch of a new range of action figures. The Star Wars Black Series toys hark back to the days when you would chew the lead paint off Han-Solo's boot.Trying... >>

Lego Iron Man Malibu Mansion Attack pictures and hands-on

Lego Iron Man Malibu Mansion Attack pictures and hands-on

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Iron Man 3 is out on the 26 April in the UK, but those wanting to re-live the Malibu Mansion Attack sequence (featured in the trailer) can do so thanks to Marvel and Lego creating the Iron Man Malibu Mansion Attack set. The set features Tony Stark's... >>

Doctor Who: Soon there'll be a TARDIS you can actually fly

Doctor Who: Soon there'll be a TARDIS you can actually fly

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The Doctor's space (and time) ship is a marvellous thing, celebrated by science-fiction fans worldwide - we have two of them on our desks here at Pocket-lint - but it's not real is it? It can't really fly? You can't take one for a spin.Well, it will be... >>

Pocket-lint becomes Iron Man

Pocket-lint becomes Iron Man

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Iron Man 3 is in the cinemas in the UK from 25 April, and to help promote the film and the new Iron Man armour, Marvel, Disney, and RealD 3D have teamed up to take a "Become Iron Man" experience on the road around the UK letting you become the metal-clad... >>

Have yourself turned into a Lego minifig for Red Nose Day

Have yourself turned into a Lego minifig for Red Nose Day

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Comic Relief's biennial fundraising telethon takes place in the UK this Friday 15 March and members of the public have come up with all manner of ways to make money. And one of them has particularly caught Pocket-lint's eye: Henry Elliss will create a... >>

The Simpsons Lego in the works

The Simpsons Lego in the works

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Lego is in talks with 20th Century Fox with a view to releasing The Simpsons-branded minifigs and sets.As reported in The Wall Street Journal, Lego's Jan Christensen confirmed that the Danish toy manufacturer was currently speaking to Fox about the long-running... >>

WobbleWorks announces the world's first 3D printing pen, shipping in September for $50

WobbleWorks announces the world's first 3D printing pen, shipping in September for $50

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WobbleWorks has begun a Kickstarter campaign for the world's first 3D printing pen. The group of "serial inventors" hopes to raise $30,000 for the 3D printer alternative. Priced at $50 for early Kickstart backers, the 200g 3D pen can create 3D objects... >>

ArtSee Studio turns your iPad into a kids' drawing desk

ArtSee Studio turns your iPad into a kids' drawing desk

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We had Etch A Sketch as kids, today children have iPads, and hoping to take advantage of that is WowWee, which has created the ArtSee Studio.Put simply, the ArtSee Studio  is a bolt-on accessory for the iPad that allows kids to create interactive art... >>

BotSee wants to be your kid's iPad friend

BotSee wants to be your kid's iPad friend

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WowWee is hoping to entice 3-year-olds who already have access to a tablet into using an intelligent stand that promises to make learning fun.Called BotSee, the new interactive buddy offers to teach shapes, colours and numbers through an iPad and Android... >>

Lego Jabba's Sail Barge set welcomes Max Rebo to the Star Wars minifig universe

Lego Jabba's Sail Barge set welcomes Max Rebo to the Star Wars minifig universe

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Lego is expanding on its Jabba the Hutt Jabba's Palace set launched in 2012 with two new sets for 2013.The first, the Rancor Pit, has just been launched in the US and offers kids the chance to recreate the famous opening scene from Return of the Jedi... >>