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Hands-on: PowerUp 3.0 and 2.0 electric paper airplane conversion kits and more review

Hands-on: PowerUp 3.0 and 2.0 electric paper airplane conversion kits and more review

By 19 February 2014

Technology is everywhere these days. It's even in kids' paper airplanes.  PowerUp is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair, and it has a Bluetooth propellor kit for paper airplanes. The kit actually converts your origami into smartphone-controlled aircraft. Creator... >>

Hands-on: Boogie Board Sync 9.7 LCD eWriter with Bluetooth review

Hands-on: Boogie Board Sync 9.7 LCD eWriter with Bluetooth review

By 19 February 2014

Improv Electronics is currently at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair, where it has highlighted a tablet for both kids and adults. Actually, it is a 9.7-inch electronic notebook called the Boogie Board Sync.  The Sync, which originally debuted in 2013, features... >>

Hands-on: Ubooly plush toy and interactive app for mobile devices review

Hands-on: Ubooly plush toy and interactive app for mobile devices review

By 19 February 2014

The 2014 NYC Toy Fair is brimming with products born through crowdfunding website Kickstarter, and Ubooly, a plush bear that works with an accompanying mobile app, is one of the cutest examples. Ubooly received more than $28,000 in funding on Kickstarter... >>

Hands-on: GeoPalz ibitz BLE pedometer and kids app review

Hands-on: GeoPalz ibitz BLE pedometer and kids app review

By 19 February 2014

There's no shortage of gadgets out there that'll count your steps and measure your activity, but that hasn't stopped GeoPalz from showing off a clip-on dongle for the whole family at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair. It's called ibitz. Originally launched in 2013,... >>

ChillFactor ice cream maker makes easy ice cream in minutes (video)

ChillFactor ice cream maker makes easy ice cream in minutes (video)

By 28 January 2014

Hmm, time for an ice cream. I know, that's exactly what we were thinking when we visited the ChillFactor stand at the London Toy Fair on a cold January day to find out about its new ChillFactor Ice Cream Maker. The idea behind the Ice Cream Maker, as... >>

Best Toys 2014: Our favourites of the London Toy Fair (video)

Best Toys 2014: Our favourites of the London Toy Fair (video)

By 24 January 2014

The Toy Fair took place for its sixth year at Olympia in London this week and saw the launch of some exciting new toys, along with life-sized Minions and a pack of Ninja Turtles walking the aisles. We trawled the show floor to hunt down the most gadgety... >>

PS4 owners can play Titanfall after all, by buying the K'Nex Titanfall toys

PS4 owners can play Titanfall after all, by buying the K'Nex Titanfall toys

By 24 January 2014

Titanfall will be released in March for Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Windows 8.1 exclusively. Owners of PS4s or other games machines will also be able to play with the giant Titan mech suits themselves later in the year, as toy manufacturer K'Nex will be releasing... >>

Texter Helicopter lets you deliver messages from the air (video)

Texter Helicopter lets you deliver messages from the air (video)

By 23 January 2014

Revell, the company that sells remote-controlled vehicles and model aeroplanes and the like, has launched a mini remote controlled helicopter that allows you to display a message to others midair. Called the Texter Helicopter, the copter works by letting... >>

Make Your Case pictures and hands-on: The £25 toy that creates custom iPhone cases

Make Your Case pictures and hands-on: The £25 toy that creates custom iPhone cases

By 23 January 2014

Hidden away on the Character Options stand at the London Toy Fair this year was something that very much caught Pocket-lint's eye. Among the craft and creation playsets sat an interesting device, one that could inspire a few adults to have a dabble, let... >>

AirTerminators RC helicopters bring laser dog fights into your life (video)

AirTerminators RC helicopters bring laser dog fights into your life (video)

By 22 January 2014

Most remote-controlled helicopters merely just let you fly around doing nothing special apart from trying to take out random passers-by or crashing into a wall after you've lost control. That's not the case with the AirTerminators Super Combat Helicopters... >>