Sesame Street archive
Gaming 13 February 2014
Ever since Nguyen Ha Dong inexplicably removed Flappy Bird from the iOS and Android app stores, there have been a flood of copycat games released and promoted to fill the void. The funniest by far, in Pocket-lint's opinion, is Flappy Bert by the Sesame...
Home Cinema 31 July 2013
Virgin Media has brought Sesame Street back to the UK. Those without children might not know that the long-running American pre-school show stopped being aired in Britain in 2011. Spin-offs have appeared on The Disney Channel and Channel 5, but the main...
Online 16 January 2012
Qualcomm has demoed a new augmented reality toy with Sesame Street that allows you to re-create Bert and Ernie's living room or bathroom despite the rooms not even existing. The new technology, demoed by the company at CES in Las Vegas, follows on from...
Online 10 November 2011
Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie are the latest custom voices TomTom has added to its in-car navigation systems. Developed in association with Sesame Workshop and Locutio Voice Technologies, the add-on is available for £7.95 as a downloadable...
Online 17 October 2011
Sesame Street's YouTube video channel was hacked, midday on Sunday (16 October) with its entire contents replaced with hardcore pornography. In addition, the design of the holding page was altered too, with one of the children's show's iconic characters...
Gaming 6 July 2011
Sesame Street Once Upon a Monster sees the monsters of Sesame Street head to your computer. But is it as scary as it sounds, is it just another kids TV show cash it, or are you and your kids going to get some reward out of it somehow? We caught up with...
Phones 5 February 2010
"Elmo wants you to make a monster friend", says Sesame Street, which, as a parent means forking out $3.99 or £2.39, depending on what side of the pond you're on, and handing over your iPhone or iPod touch to the sticky fingers of your own little monster....
Online 5 November 2009
Google has put up another "Doodle" on its homepage above the iconic search box, depicting both Cookie Monster and Big Bird - depending on where in the world you're located. Clicking the image links through to a search for Sesame Street, marking the 40th...
Online 17 October 2008
In the name of science and discovery poor old Elmo Live has been de-furred to see what make him tick.
Online 14 October 2008
Said to "elevate plush toys to completely new levels of realism", hype aside, Elmo Live is likely to be one of the must-haves this Christmas. "As if the world's favourite goggle-eyed Sesame Street character has come to life", state of the art technology...
Online 25 February 2008
A Florida family is reporting that their son's Elmo Knows Your Name toy has turned nasty since its batteries were changed. Instead of singing cute songs and telling jokes to its 2-year-old owner, James, Elmo made death threats when the toy's belly was...