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Paper Jamz Pro Guitar, Microphone and Justin Bieber Keyboard Guitar hands-on

Paper Jamz Pro Guitar, Microphone and Justin Bieber Keyboard Guitar hands-on

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WowWee's Paper Jamz range of toy guitars were a major success in the back end of 2010. Not too expensive, they allowed wannabe rockstars the chance to strum along to some choons, without the need for the intricate gamer skillset or console equipment required... >>

Playmobil Agents Spying Camera Set hands-on

Playmobil Agents Spying Camera Set hands-on

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Playmobil is looking to shed its toddler roots with a new range aimed at 8- to 11-year-olds called Secret Agent.  The range will feature a host of new toys complete with backstory for your children to get into - a new direction for the company. With... >>

Bop-It! XT hands-on

Bop-It! XT hands-on

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Bop-It is back and this time with a new feature for the new year, says Hasbro at this year’s Toy Fair in London, and Pocket-lint were on hand to have a go. In, is a new “shake” feature, out is the need to “shout” at the device, and the gadget... >>

Shark Attack: Hungry Hippos goes bad

Shark Attack: Hungry Hippos goes bad

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There’s nothing like a great white shark munching its way toward you to speed up your game play, and that’s the hope of Hasbro with a new board game called Shark Attack. So what do you have to do? Well roll some dice and then get a move on moving... >>

LeapFrog Leapster Explorer Camera & Video Recorder hands-on

LeapFrog Leapster Explorer Camera & Video Recorder hands-on

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While it may be unassuming and requires LeapFrog's Leapster Explorer handheld gaming/educational device to actually work, it's amazing just how much the tiny Camera & Video Recorder add-on actually, ahem, adds on. No bigger than one of the console's... >>

Hexbug: Creepy crawly robot toys hands-on

Hexbug: Creepy crawly robot toys hands-on

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What do you get if you combine robotics with I'm a Celebrity Get me out of Here? Well, apart from livelier hosts than Ant and Dec, Innovation First makes a good stab at recreating the experience of glaring in the eyes of a cockroach, without the smell... >>

Mechatars: Bossa Nova's new batch of robot warriors

Mechatars: Bossa Nova's new batch of robot warriors

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Bossa Nova Robotics is continuing its push into robots in 2011 with a range of robots called Mechatars. Following on from the company’s robot division’s previous attempt Prime-8, the new Mechatars, that incidentally go by names like Wrexx, will... >>

Rubik's Race: Rubik's Cube goes two player

Rubik's Race: Rubik's Cube goes two player

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The makers of the Rubik’s Cube have brought out a two-player version called Rubik’s Race that sees you battle against another player in an attempt to solve a variation of the classic cube puzzler. The game works by one player shaking a box of nine... >>

Hornby goes London 2012 Olympics mad with Scalextric Team GB Track Cycling Set

Hornby goes London 2012 Olympics mad with Scalextric Team GB Track Cycling Set

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Hornby, maker of both Scalextric and its eponymous toy train line, has signed up with the London 2012 Olympics for a range of officially-licensed products in stores now and coming over the next few months. Firstly, the company has created a specially... >>

Lego minifigures return with 16 new minifigs to collect

Lego minifigures return with 16 new minifigs to collect

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Lego is releasing a third batch of minifigs, as it continues to bring out new characters for kids of all ages to collect. The new collection will include another 16 minifigures and feature gems such as a fisherman complete with fish and fishing rod, a... >>