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Nerf NStrike ProCam: A blaster with built-in camera so you can record your takedowns

Nerf NStrike ProCam: A blaster with built-in camera so you can record your takedowns

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Nerf has launched a new Nerf gun that comes complete with a built-in camera so you can record just how good a shot you are.The new Nerf NStrike ProCam is a standard looking blaster rifle from the company, but look closely and you'll soon notice that it... >>

Furby Boom is back, and this time it's got a Crystal makeover

Furby Boom is back, and this time it's got a Crystal makeover

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Furby was the number one selling toy for Christmas 2013, and Hasbro is hoping it can repeat that feat a second year running.To do so, it is releasing a new "Crystal series" Furby and Furblings for those who either missed out first time around or need... >>

Hands-on: Lego Ultra Agents Mission HQ review

Hands-on: Lego Ultra Agents Mission HQ review

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Building Lego is fun in itself, but Lego being Lego it wants to offer even more bang for your buck. Its new Ultra Agents range is here - not only to be built but to be interacted with using its app. This free app adds an intense story to what you've built,... >>

The all-electric Lamborghini that anyone can afford

The all-electric Lamborghini that anyone can afford

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Even second-hand a Lamborghini Murcielago will set you back considerably more than £100,000, but not at John Lewis as it expects to shift several of them in time for Christmas for considerably less. And its version is all-electric to boot.Okay, the Lamborghini... >>

What did you do Ray? The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man attacks our Lego Ghostbusters set

What did you do Ray? The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man attacks our Lego Ghostbusters set

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"Who you gonna call?" says the box proudly, leading you to savour the thought of building the Ecto 1 car from the 80s classic Ghostbusters in Lego.The new set, which is part of the new Lego Ideas (previously Cuusoo) family, is the latest throwback to... >>

Makies, world's first 3D printed dolls launch in Hamleys, this is what they look like

Makies, world's first 3D printed dolls launch in Hamleys, this is what they look like

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During Hamleys' Christmas in July showcase held technically in June (and nowhere near Christmas but such is the nature of these things), Pocket-lint's eye was attracted to a new range of dolls coming to the store the very next day. Makies, a British brand... >>

Real FX Racing AI RC cars: Hands-on with the Kickstarter project everyone's talking about

Real FX Racing AI RC cars: Hands-on with the Kickstarter project everyone's talking about

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No sooner have we seen one Scalextric replacement system than another turns up. Real FX Racing, on the face of it, has a similar premise to Anki Drive, which Pocket-lint played with during our Tech Tavern event in honour of London Technology Week.However,... >>

TX Juice AI Copter: Hands-on with the RC helicopter that will last longer than Christmas Day

TX Juice AI Copter: Hands-on with the RC helicopter that will last longer than Christmas Day

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You know that thing where you or your child unwrap a brand new remote controlled helicopter on Christmas Day or a birthday, only for it to shatter in pieces in contact with the living room light fittings 20 minutes later? Yeah, us too. Only too well.The... >>

Anki Drive is the iPhone-controlled Scalextric from the future: Playtime at the Tech Tavern

Anki Drive is the iPhone-controlled Scalextric from the future: Playtime at the Tech Tavern

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Of all the things being shown at the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern this week, Anki Drive perhaps regressed us to giggle like kids the most. It's easy to see why, just look at the bullet points: track racing, robot cars, Batmobile designer, iOS control, AI opponents,... >>

Hands-on: Furby Furblings review

Hands-on: Furby Furblings review

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Hasbro has expanded its Furby Boom range with a new line of critters, or Furblings, that acts as physical friend if you already own a Furby Boom and we've had one in the office. The adorable and cute little fur balls are supposedly the offspring of your... >>

Hands-on: D-Link EyeOn Baby Monitor review

Hands-on: D-Link EyeOn Baby Monitor review

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Baby monitors are one of those things that have changed things for the better. These days, you can listen out for murmurs and requests and make sure your little ones stay asleep. And that's exactly the one thing all parents want: sleep.D-Link is best... >>

Lego Star Wars Rebels Building sets, Imperial Star Destroyer and more pictures and hands-on

Lego Star Wars Rebels Building sets, Imperial Star Destroyer and more pictures and hands-on

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The Lego Group loves the Star Wars franchise. And that's none more evident than at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair, where the company has introduced a suite of new sets inspired by the sci-fi blockbuster films.The Star Wars Rebels Building sets are the highlight... >>

Hands-on: Lego Movie MetalBeard's Sea Cow review

Hands-on: Lego Movie MetalBeard's Sea Cow review

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The Lego Group is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair, where it just gave a sneak peek of the Sea Cow ship from its new Lego Movie.Called MetalBeard's Sea Cow, the massive Lego set will release in March for $249.99. It includes captain's quarters, which has a treasure... >>

Hands-on: Lego The Simpsons House review

Hands-on: Lego The Simpsons House review

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The Lego Group is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair and has given Pocket-lint a close look at The Simpsons House set that launched earlier this month.The Simpsons House set, available for $199/£179, lets fans build the Simpsons' familiar Springfield home with... >>

Hands-on: Lego Ghostbusters review

Hands-on: Lego Ghostbusters review

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The Lego Group is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair and has just shown off the new Lego Ghostbusters set.Lego Ghostbusters, a product of the Cuusoo design project, will officially release in June for $49.99. A UK price has yet to be revealed. The set includes four... >>

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

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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... >>

World's tiniest quadcopter, the Nano Quadcopter, takes to the skies (video)

World's tiniest quadcopter, the Nano Quadcopter, takes to the skies (video)

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Billed as the world's tiniest quad-copter, the nano quadcopter from Revell is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, but at the same time still have a decent amount of oomph to take off and fly where you want it to.Demoed to Pocket-lint at the... >>

Teksta T-Rex, Kitty and Dalmation pictures and hands-on: The new robot pet range for 2014 (video)

Teksta T-Rex, Kitty and Dalmation pictures and hands-on: The new robot pet range for 2014 (video)

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Character Options is following up its successful relaunch of the Teksta Robotic Puppy with three additions to the family for 2014. The Teksta collection - also known as Tekno in the US - will gain a Dalmation version of the pup, Kitty the kitten and Teksta... >>

Hands-on: WowWee MiP balancing robot review (video)

Hands-on: WowWee MiP balancing robot review (video)

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The WowWee MiP is the latest robot from the makers of the Robosapien and this time comes with two wheels to whizz around your living room, listening to your commands or instructions. We caught up with the new robot to have a play at the London Toy Fair.The... >>

Hands-on: Hexbug Strandbeast is a hypnotising robotic creature (video)

Hands-on: Hexbug Strandbeast is a hypnotising robotic creature (video)

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There's nothing quite like a colourful micro robotic creature to grab our attention and the Hexbug stand at the Toy Fair 2014 in London was definitely one to visit for just that.The company unveiled a number of new products including the Strandbeast,... >>

Hands-on: Hexbug Aquabot review

Hands-on: Hexbug Aquabot review

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Hexbug had a colourful and literally buzzing stand at the Toy Fair 2014 in London, and among the Battling Spiders and Strandbeast, the company also used the event to launch a new style Aquabot.For those not familiar with the Hexbug, Aquabot is the first... >>

TobyRich SmartPlane: Hands-on with the iPhone-controlled toy plane

TobyRich SmartPlane: Hands-on with the iPhone-controlled toy plane

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TobyRich might not be a company you're familiar with, but it could be about to catch your attention with its smartphone-controlled SmartPlane.TobyRich has introduced the SmartPlane, which was on display on its stand at  the Toy Fair 2014 in London, and... >>

Hands-on: Scalextric RCS Race Control System review (video)

Hands-on: Scalextric RCS Race Control System review (video)

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Scalextric has been around for a while, but the company has used the London Toy Fair 2014 to introduce the first 1:32 scale slot car Race Control System that will let you use a Bluetooth-enabled device to wirelessly create and manage races.Scalextric... >>

Hands-on: Playmobil Police Car with Camera puts CCTV in your play room

Hands-on: Playmobil Police Car with Camera puts CCTV in your play room

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'Ello, 'ello, 'ello, what have we got here then? Playmobil is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year launching a number of new special-edition products, including the Remote Control Police Car with Camera.Although the name is far from catchy, the... >>

Doctor Who: Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) action figure pictures and hands-on

Doctor Who: Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) action figure pictures and hands-on

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Character Options has revealed its first action figure for the new Doctor, as played by Peter Capaldi. The twelfth Doctor toy appeared at the London Toy Fair and is modelled wearing the clothes he regenerated into at the end of The Day of the Doctor,... >>

Hands-on: Hexbug Battling Spiders review (video)

Hands-on: Hexbug Battling Spiders review (video)

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Hexbug had a number of exciting new toys on its stand at ToyFair 2014, one of which was the Battling Spiders offering the next generation of the Hexbug Spider.The company has had micro robotic spiders in its offering in the past but never ones that fight... >>

Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Custom Edition

Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Custom Edition

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LeapFrog has showcased its LeapPad 2 Custom Edition today at ToyFair 2014 in Olympia, allowing customisation of the LeapPad 2 tablet launched last year.The Custom Edition comes with the same specs as the LeapPad 2 so you'll still get the benefits that... >>

Dancing Party Animals are here to boogie (video)

Dancing Party Animals are here to boogie (video)

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Dancing Party Animals are not your average dancing animals, these are animals that want to party.We spotted them at CES as we trawled through the halls trying to find more serious news and products to report on, and couldn't help but find ourselves stopping... >>

Hands-on: Griffin Moto TC Rally review

Hands-on: Griffin Moto TC Rally review

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Remote controlled cars that you don't control via your mobile phone are so yesterday, well that's seemingly what Griffin thinks, launching a Bluetooth RC that you control via your iPhone or iPod touch.Called Moto TC Rally, the $99 RC connects to your... >>

Sphero 2B pictures and hands-on: Two-wheeled Bluetooth gadget that can go 10mph

Sphero 2B pictures and hands-on: Two-wheeled Bluetooth gadget that can go 10mph

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The company behind Sphero has launched an update, Sphero 2B, that ditches the ball design in favour of two wheels that let the Bluetooth remote-controlled toy travel at speeds of up to 10mph.Launched at CES in Las Vegas, the new device will work with... >>

Angry Birds Go! Telepods Pig Rock Raceway Set review
4.0 stars

Angry Birds Go! Telepods Pig Rock Raceway Set review

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"Get off that iPad" - a phrase that probably any parent who has kids will find themselves shouting more than once a day, especially over the school holidays. But it's Christmas, a time for gifting, so here's an excuse to keep them out of the digital domain:... >>

Furby Boom review
4.0 stars

Furby Boom review

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No, you haven't fallen into a time warp, the Spice Girls aren't playing on the radio, and we aren't all worrying about the Y2K bug; Furby is back, and vying to be the must have toy for Christmas 2013. Introducing Furby Boom.Is Furby really all buzzwords... >>

Philips Disney Friends of Hue StoryLight Starter Kit review
3.0 stars

Philips Disney Friends of Hue StoryLight Starter Kit review

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The Philips Hue smart bulb range, which enable you to control the lighting system’s brightness and colour output via your smartphone, is starting to expand and explore other possibilities. It’s more than just standard lights, now they even come with... >>

Hands-on: Tetris Bop It review

Hands-on: Tetris Bop It review

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The Bop it games from Hasbro have been around for ages, testing your ability to twist it, turn it, bash it, and a host of other things without getting in a tizz. Now it's back again, this time based around Tetris.Aimed at 8-year-olds and over, the Tetris-focused... >>

Hands-on: Lego Builder Case for iPhone 5S review

Hands-on: Lego Builder Case for iPhone 5S review

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Smartphone cases are serious business. They are there to protect your phone from drops and scrapes, to keep your most precious gadget safe through the toils of daily abuse. But serious doesn't have to be boring and nothing says that better than the Lego... >>

Hands-on: Mega Bloks Call of Duty Collector Construction Sets review

Hands-on: Mega Bloks Call of Duty Collector Construction Sets review

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As the gaming world prepare for the new Call Of Duty Ghosts, Mega Bloks has released a collection of Call of Duty construction sets for you to build so you can carry on playing when you're not in front of your console.The new sets, based on the franchise,... >>