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Wow! Stuff turns your iPad into a pinball machine, or aquarium

Wow! Stuff turns your iPad into a pinball machine, or aquarium

By 31 January 2013

Have you ever wished you could convert your iPad into a pinball machine, or an aquarium? Well your prayers have been answered, thanks to Wow! Stuff. Part of the new App Converters line from the toy company that brought us things like Air Swimmers, the... >>

Hexbug Aquabots planned: Mini robot fish that can actually swim

Hexbug Aquabots planned: Mini robot fish that can actually swim

By 24 January 2013

Innovation First is to expand its line-up of miniature robots with a range suited to water. Where the Hexbug line-up usually takes its influences from the world of creepy crawlies, Hexbug Aquabots will be based on the movements and actions of fish. Shown... >>

Teksta the Robotic Puppy (2013) pictures and hands-on

Teksta the Robotic Puppy (2013) pictures and hands-on

By 24 January 2013

Paws up who remembers the original Teksta the Robotic Puppy from 1999? Called Tekno in the US, the first Teksta was incredibly detailed and well-specified for its time. Sony's Aibo was popular around then but prohibitively expensive, so Teksta/Tekno became... >>

Doctor Who: Limited Collector's Edition Union Jack Dalek pictures and hands-on

Doctor Who: Limited Collector's Edition Union Jack Dalek pictures and hands-on

By 23 January 2013

Hiding in one corner of the Character Options stand at London's Toy Fair is a rather interesting addition to the Doctor Who collectibles range. To celebrate the Doctor's 50th anniversary this year, the company behind some of the coolest Doctor Who-licensed... >>

Disney Applingz for iPhone and iPod touch, interactive Mickey and Minnie Mouse pictures and hands-on

Disney Applingz for iPhone and iPod touch, interactive Mickey and Minnie Mouse pictures and hands-on

By 23 January 2013

AppToyz, the company behind the famed AR toy AppBlaster for iPhone and Android (through AppBlaster v2), has branched out from its own smartphone and tablet gaming accessories into licensed products. A partnership with Disney will bring several new products... >>

Radio controlled Star Wars R5-D4 inflatable and full-sized R2-D2 coming soon

Radio controlled Star Wars R5-D4 inflatable and full-sized R2-D2 coming soon

By 23 January 2013

Bladez Toys is expanding its popular line of Star Wars radio-controlled inflatable droids with the announcement of the R5-D4, as well as a new full-size R2-D2 model. Bladez Toys caught our eye last year with the launch of the radio-controlled R2-D2, the... >>

Meccano Evolution shrinks parts for more detailed models (pictures)

Meccano Evolution shrinks parts for more detailed models (pictures)

By 22 January 2013

Meccano has launched its newest range of models, Meccano Evolution. We had the chance to explore the new models at the Toy Fair in London Olympia today. The new range feels like a return to what Meccano is all about. Rather than taking the character lines... >>

Meccano Gears of War Judgment models land March 2013

Meccano Gears of War Judgment models land March 2013

By 22 January 2013

Meccano is producing a number of models in a new Gears of War Judgment range, launched in parallel with the Xbox 360 title. Landing in March, the new Gears of War Judgment Meccano includes the COG Silverback loader exoskeleton (£14.99), Halvo Bay Pursuit... >>

Tagamoto mini robot cars pictures and hands-on

Tagamoto mini robot cars pictures and hands-on

By 22 January 2013

At last year's Toy Fair, Innovation First - the creator of the hugely successful Hexbug creepy crawly robot range - branched out by introducing Bobble Bots, helped no end by a tie-in with Moshi Monsters. This year it has adapted its Hexbug nano technology... >>

Inflatable R2-D2 lets your ride your favourite droid

Inflatable R2-D2 lets your ride your favourite droid

By 22 January 2013

If you've always wanted to ride R2-D2 then your moment has arrived, with the introduction of the R2-D2 ride-in toy from Kids@Play. The company previously offered a Dalek from Doctor Who, but has now shifted focus to Star Wars. The R2-D2 ride-in has already... >>