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iAppCade iPhone arcade cabinet works without Bluetooth (pictures)

iAppCade iPhone arcade cabinet works without Bluetooth (pictures)

By 6 February 2012

Zeon Tech, the company behind the forthcoming iPhone-activated Tardis and R2-D2 Smartsafes, is to release a rival to the iCade Jnr, an arcade cabinet for the iPhone and iPod touch. Called the iAppCade, the new device differs in several key areas, the... >>

Lego Lord of the Rings detailed: One brick to rule them all (pictures)

Lego Lord of the Rings detailed: One brick to rule them all (pictures)

By 31 January 2012

Lego has revealed some more details on the Lord of the Rings Lego sets due in August at the London Toy Fair, and Pocket-lint was on hand to get the inside track. Shown behind closed doors with a strict no photography policy, we sadly can't bring you... >>

Bossa Nova Mechatars pictures and hands-on

Bossa Nova Mechatars pictures and hands-on

By 27 January 2012

We've already come across Bossa Nova Robotics' remote controlled Mechatars before, at last year's Toy Fair in fact, but now they're ready for public consumption and Pocket-lint got the chance to see the online role playing game aspect of the new USB connected... >>

WowWee reinvents a classic with Monster Marbles

WowWee reinvents a classic with Monster Marbles

By 27 January 2012

Okay, so there's no gadget-based wizardry involved and the closest they get to consumer electronics is that they share a name with a giant in the world of cables, but WowWee's Monster Marbles invoke the kind of reminiscence you don't get from a Nespresso... >>

New Hexbugs coming to expand creepy crawly robot range, including zombies (pictures)

New Hexbugs coming to expand creepy crawly robot range, including zombies (pictures)

By 27 January 2012

Innovation First, the technology company behind the smash toy sensation Hexbug is to expand its line-up of creepy crawly robots massively. There are new larger models for the main Hexbug family, plus special edition Hexbug nanos and new additions to its... >>

ALL NEW: Pocket-lint Podcast #69

ALL NEW: Pocket-lint Podcast #69

By 27 January 2012

The Pocket-lint Podcast is back with a bang this week as we've given it a right royal overhaul and crafted, what we believe to be, the snappiest tech talk around. 30 minutes of the finest gadget gibber gabber. Brand new industry interviews and top stories... >>

LeapFrog Move & Learn Music Player is iPod for infants

LeapFrog Move & Learn Music Player is iPod for infants

By 26 January 2012

Toy tech brand LeapFrog is expanding its line-up of educational kiddy gadgets with a handheld, portable music player that looks like an iPod classic, but for pre-schoolers. The LeapFrog Move & Learn Music Player won't store MP3s or other file formats,... >>

Character Options AppGear to bring AR gaming to Doctor Who

Character Options AppGear to bring AR gaming to Doctor Who

By 25 January 2012

Character Options, the company behind many licensed toys including the Doctor Who and Wembley Stadium Character Building brick sets, Angry Birds catapult and Android plush, is to bring WowWee's AppGear to the UK, a new range of augmented reality games... >>

Lego Marvel makes minifigs of The Avengers movie

Lego Marvel makes minifigs of The Avengers movie

By 25 January 2012

Lego has detailed its new range of Lego Marvel characters to Pocket-lint at this year's Toy Fair in London. Shown behind closed doors with a strict no photography policy, we sadly can't bring you any pictures of the new sets, although we are able to bring... >>

RC R2-D2 marks start of Bladez Star Wars Pump & Play range (video)

RC R2-D2 marks start of Bladez Star Wars Pump & Play range (video)

By 25 January 2012

Bladez Toyz, which is possibly best known for its massive selection of radio controlled helicopters, has signed a deal with Lucasfilm to bring the Star Wars franchise to its Pump & Play RC range. The first officially licensed toy in the line-up will be... >>