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K'Nex Bloodhound claims Guinness World Record; real Bloodhound SSC eyes 1000mph target for 2016

K'Nex Bloodhound claims Guinness World Record; real Bloodhound SSC eyes 1000mph target for 2016

By 29 August 2014

This life-sized K'Nex replica of the Bloodhound Supersonic Car was today unveiled by Richard Noble, OBE and former world land speed record holder, at Brooklands Museum in Surrey. The model, measured by the National Physical Laboratory and confirmed by... >>

A week in reviews: 18 - 22 August

A week in reviews: 18 - 22 August

By 23 August 2014

It's an eclectic week of wonders here on Pocket-lint, headed up by our review of the Plug-in Hybrid Volvo V60. At over £50k does it make sense in the UK yet, or is there still much work to be done before the concept of electric can really take off? Elsewhere... >>

Anki Drive review
4 out of 5

Anki Drive review

By 22 August 2014

When you were young you probably played Scalextric. It was a lot of fun and while you would no doubt pick up a trigger and squeeze it today given half the chance, there is a new challenger in town: Anki Drive. Anki Drive doesn't require you to place the... >>

Send voice messages to your children through their toys with ToyMail

Send voice messages to your children through their toys with ToyMail

By 12 August 2014

ToyMail has graduated from Kickstarter and is now available on Firebox as a UK exclusive. The toy allows parents to record voice messages on their phones that play on their child's toy, from anywhere in the world. ToyMail aims to bring parents into their... >>

Simon Swipe: Classic game gets a remake with new challenges

Simon Swipe: Classic game gets a remake with new challenges

By 1 August 2014

Hasbro has remade Simon Says for a new generation bringing with it a series of new challenges to master. Now instead of a pocketable game that featured four lights, you have to, as the name suggests, swipe as well as tap your way through remembering a... >>

Have yourself or any pic turned into Lego with Brick-A-Pic

Have yourself or any pic turned into Lego with Brick-A-Pic

By 28 July 2014

Have you ever fancied turning a picture of yourself or any other kind of image into a Lego work of art? Well, if Brick-A-Pic is successfully crowdfunded in the next 16 days, you'll be able to. And what's more, you build it yourself. Twice the fun. The... >>

While you're waiting for a smaller PS4 to appear, treat yourself to one of these

While you're waiting for a smaller PS4 to appear, treat yourself to one of these

By 25 July 2014

Takara Tomy, the Japanese toy manufacturer, is branching out with its range of collectable figures by introducing a range of miniature Sony PlayStation consoles. Starting with the PlayStation 2 and going through the entire release line-up over the years... >>

How do you follow up Batman Tumbler Lego? With The Walking Dead Lego, that's how

How do you follow up Batman Tumbler Lego? With The Walking Dead Lego, that's how

By 24 July 2014

The Lego Batman Tumbler Batmobile we wrote about the other day caused something of a stir. Every single one of us, and a large amount of our readers it seems, want one and we couldn't help drooling over the set that contains more than 1,800 pieces.... >>

Hasbro okays artists to design and sell 3D printed toy art for fans on Shapeways

Hasbro okays artists to design and sell 3D printed toy art for fans on Shapeways

By 21 July 2014

Hasbro has embraced 3D printing. It announced 3D printing marketplace Shapeways is now selling fan art inspired by Hasbro brands like My Little Pony. In an interview with The New York Times, John Frascott, chief marketing officer at Hasbro, revealed that... >>

Lego Batman Tumbler Batmobile coming soon for those with time and a fat wallet

Lego Batman Tumbler Batmobile coming soon for those with time and a fat wallet

By 21 July 2014

Lego has announced a new addition to its Ultimate Collectors' Series range, the Batman Tumbler Batmobile, as seen in the more recent Dark Knight trilogy of movies. The 76023 Lego Batman Tumbler UCS set with be comprised of 1,869 pieces for $199 (£116)... >>