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Nerf NStrike ProCam: A blaster with built-in camera so you can record your takedowns

Nerf NStrike ProCam: A blaster with built-in camera so you can record your takedowns

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Nerf has launched a new Nerf gun that comes complete with a built-in camera so you can record just how good a shot you are. The new Nerf NStrike ProCam is a standard looking blaster rifle from the company, but look closely and you'll soon notice that... >>

Furby Boom is back, and this time it's got a Crystal makeover

Furby Boom is back, and this time it's got a Crystal makeover

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Furby was the number one selling toy for Christmas 2013, and Hasbro is hoping it can repeat that feat a second year running. To do so, it is releasing a new "Crystal series" Furby and Furblings for those who either missed out first time around or need... >>

Is this the coolest thing ever? A flatpack foosball table made of cardboard

Is this the coolest thing ever? A flatpack foosball table made of cardboard

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Do you love football and have extra space to fill in your man-cave but don't want to spend a lot? Then a cardboard foosball table is your thing. Gadget retail site Firebox has listed a new product called Flat Pack Cardboard Foosball Table. It's a ready-to-assemble... >>

Hands-on: Lego Ultra Agents Mission HQ review

Hands-on: Lego Ultra Agents Mission HQ review

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Building Lego is fun in itself, but Lego being Lego it wants to offer even more bang for your buck. Its new Ultra Agents range is here - not only to be built but to be interacted with using its app. This free app adds an intense story to what you've built,... >>

The all-electric Lamborghini that anyone can afford

The all-electric Lamborghini that anyone can afford

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Even second-hand a Lamborghini Murcielago will set you back considerably more than £100,000, but not at John Lewis as it expects to shift several of them in time for Christmas for considerably less. And its version is all-electric to boot. Okay, the... >>

What did you do Ray? The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man attacks our Lego Ghostbusters set

What did you do Ray? The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man attacks our Lego Ghostbusters set

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"Who you gonna call?" says the box proudly, leading you to savour the thought of building the Ecto 1 car from the 80s classic Ghostbusters in Lego. The new set, which is part of the new Lego Ideas (previously Cuusoo) family, is the latest throwback to... >>

Makies, world's first 3D printed dolls launch in Hamleys, this is what they look like

Makies, world's first 3D printed dolls launch in Hamleys, this is what they look like

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During Hamleys' Christmas in July showcase held technically in June (and nowhere near Christmas but such is the nature of these things), Pocket-lint's eye was attracted to a new range of dolls coming to the store the very next day. Makies, a British brand... >>

What's more awesome than Glastonbury? Lego Glastonbury

What's more awesome than Glastonbury? Lego Glastonbury

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Glastonbury starts today, the music side of the festival anyway, and many thousands will already be there enjoying the sun (at the moment at least) and other festivities. However, The Lego Movie's UK Twitter feed has given us a glimpse of something that's... >>

Real FX Racing AI RC cars: Hands-on with the Kickstarter project everyone's talking about

Real FX Racing AI RC cars: Hands-on with the Kickstarter project everyone's talking about

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No sooner have we seen one Scalextric replacement system than another turns up. Real FX Racing, on the face of it, has a similar premise to Anki Drive, which Pocket-lint played with during our Tech Tavern event in honour of London Technology Week.However,... >>

TX Juice AI Copter: Hands-on with the RC helicopter that will last longer than Christmas Day

TX Juice AI Copter: Hands-on with the RC helicopter that will last longer than Christmas Day

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You know that thing where you or your child unwrap a brand new remote controlled helicopter on Christmas Day or a birthday, only for it to shatter in pieces in contact with the living room light fittings 20 minutes later? Yeah, us too. Only too well.... >>

Real FX tabletop racing with AI is like Anki Drive without the need for an iPhone

Real FX tabletop racing with AI is like Anki Drive without the need for an iPhone

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Artificially Intelligent cars that race you around the track in Anki Drive are great, but for those without an iPhone to control them there have been few options. Now Real FX is aiming to bring AI real world racing without the need for a mobile. Many... >>

Look no stabilisers, Jyrobike is the kids bike that balances itself

Look no stabilisers, Jyrobike is the kids bike that balances itself

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Jyrobike is a new bicycle aimed for kids due out in the first half of 2015 that should mean they can ditch the need for stabilisers even if they've never ridden a bike before. The bike, which is fitted with an intelligent gyroscope in the front wheel,... >>

Anki Drive is the iPhone-controlled Scalextric from the future: Playtime at the Tech Tavern

Anki Drive is the iPhone-controlled Scalextric from the future: Playtime at the Tech Tavern

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Of all the things being shown at the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern this week, Anki Drive perhaps regressed us to giggle like kids the most. It's easy to see why, just look at the bullet points: track racing, robot cars, Batmobile designer, iOS control, AI opponents,... >>

Remotely lock a child’s tablet or phone using DinnerTime app

Remotely lock a child’s tablet or phone using DinnerTime app

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Meal times can often turn into a refuelling mission for the family while everyone focuses on their gadgets and not each other. The DinnerTime app was built to fix that issue and help families spend more time together by allowing parent's to lock their... >>

What is Apple iOS 8 Family Sharing and how does it work?

What is Apple iOS 8 Family Sharing and how does it work?

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Apple announced its new Family Sharing feature at its World Wide Developer Conference this week. But what is Family Sharing and how does it actually help? Credit control At its heart Family Sharing is about offering more control to parents over their... >>

Best tech to secure your bike and prevent it being stolen

Best tech to secure your bike and prevent it being stolen

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Bike theft is a bigger problem than ever, with more bikes on the roads as riders try to go green. While it might save money on travel it is costing people too much in thefts. Fear not technology, as ever, is here to save the day.We've collected up the... >>

How to solve the Rubik's Cube: Official video guide reveals all

How to solve the Rubik's Cube: Official video guide reveals all

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The humble Rubik's Cube is 40 years-old today, hence the reason Google made its own interactive virtual cube to play with as a Google doodle. Ever since it was originally introduced to a global market in the 80s - after an initial release in Erno Rubik's... >>

Google celebrates 40th anniversary of Rubik’s Cube with interactive Google doodle

Google celebrates 40th anniversary of Rubik’s Cube with interactive Google doodle

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The Rubik's Cube is 40 years-old today and to celebrate, Google has created a Google doodle that presents an interactive virtual version of the much-loved puzzle toy. Erno Rubik invented the 3x3x3 cube in the spring of 1974, although it wasn't released... >>

Qualcomm's Vuforia AR gives 3D-life to Kazooloo games, Popar puzzles, and Colar books

Qualcomm's Vuforia AR gives 3D-life to Kazooloo games, Popar puzzles, and Colar books

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Qualcomm has shown off three stand-out apps to Pocket-lint. These apps are unique because they use a new augmented-reality technology called Vuforia. Vuforia has actually been around for a couple of years. In fact, there are more than 95,000 registered... >>

Trailer for Lego Simpsons Brick Like Me episode revealed ahead of 4 May airing

Trailer for Lego Simpsons Brick Like Me episode revealed ahead of 4 May airing

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The Lego episode of the Simpsons is almost here, but now we've been given a treat from Fox and Lego in the guise of a 1 minute 51 second trailer for the show that airs this Sunday.Called Brick Like Me, the story sees Homer Simpson slowly remember his... >>

Hands-on: Furby Furblings review

Hands-on: Furby Furblings review

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Hasbro has expanded its Furby Boom range with a new line of critters, or Furblings, that acts as physical friend if you already own a Furby Boom and we've had one in the office.  The adorable and cute little fur balls are supposedly the offspring of... >>