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Hands-on: D-Link EyeOn Baby Monitor review
Hands-on: D-Link EyeOn Baby Monitor review By Ian Morris

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... Read more

Lego's TMNT range adds four minifig sets, as first trailer to Ninja Turtles reboot film releases
Lego's TMNT range adds four minifig sets, as first trailer to Ninja Turtles reboot film releases By Elyse Betters

Lego has introduced a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles range, just as Nickelodeon Movies and Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes have begun promoting a late-summer reboot of the franchise's film series.Jonathan Liebesman has directed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles... Read more

Lego Simpsons minifigures revealed ahead of 4 May special episode airing (UK updated)
Lego Simpsons minifigures revealed ahead of 4 May special episode airing (UK updated) By Luke Edwards

Ahead of the Lego Simpsons 25th anniversary episode, that will be aired on 4 May, a veritable deluge of recognisable yellow Lego cartoon favourites has been unveiled. And the official minifigures will be on sale soon.A total of 16 Simpsons Lego characters... Read more

Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug Blu-ray set comes with free Hobbit Lego
Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug Blu-ray set comes with free Hobbit Lego By Elyse Betters

Sainsbury's UK supermarket chain has announced it will soon offer a Blu-ray version of The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug alongside an exclusive Hobbit-themed Lego set.Warner Bros. Pictures' The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is the second installment of... Read more

Lego rocks out with great musicians given the minifig makeover
Lego rocks out with great musicians given the minifig makeover By Luke Edwards

If Lego was ever in danger of not taking over the world, this latest collection should set it back on track. Now some of the greatest bands of all time have been given Lego counterparts.Lego artist Adly Syairi Ramly has created several of the most iconic... Read more

YouTube reportedly creating safe zone aimed at children under 10
YouTube reportedly creating safe zone aimed at children under 10 By Luke Edwards

For parents, the internet is a minefield through which their children have to be guided. There's no way the little entertainment sponges are putting down those tablets if they don't have to. Seeing this, YouTube is said to be planning to create a... Read more

Cubestormer 3 Lego robot smashes Rubik’s Cube world record
Cubestormer 3 Lego robot smashes Rubik’s Cube world record By Rik Henderson

The ARM-powered Cubestormer 3 Lego robot featured on Pocket-lint last Friday obliterated the Guinness world record for solving a Rubik's Cube by registering a time of 3.253 seconds, over two seconds faster than the same team managed to set two years... Read more

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Lego Avengers Assemble set to release 26 March for Marvel film's premiere
Captain America: The Winter Soldier Lego Avengers Assemble set to release 26 March for Marvel film's premiere By Elyse Betters

Lego has announced a new Marvel-branded LEGO Avengers Assemble set called Captain America vs Hydra.The set will release on 26 March - just in time for the US premiere of the Captain America: The Winter Soldier film on 4 April. Produced by Marvel Studios... Read more

ARM’s Cubestormer 3 to attempt Rubik’s Cube world record, not bad for a Lego robot
ARM’s Cubestormer 3 to attempt Rubik’s Cube world record, not bad for a Lego robot By Rik Henderson

An attempt to break the Guiness World Record for solving a Rubik's Cube is to be made at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham's NEC this coming weekend, on 15 March. "But what's so special about that?" we hear you ask.The attempt is to be made by a robot built... Read more

Hasbro Furby Furblings break out of Furby Boom app: Physical hatchlings to land in UK stores this spring
Hasbro Furby Furblings break out of Furby Boom app: Physical hatchlings to land in UK stores this spring By Elyse Betters

Hasbro has expanded its Furby Boom app and toy line today by introducing a physical collection of miniature creatures called Furby Furblings.A Furbling is simply a pint-sized Furby Boom - which is successor to the popular Furby 2012 but with different... Read more

Lego Simpsons intro video made featuring The Lego Movie gang
Lego Simpsons intro video made featuring The Lego Movie gang By Luke Edwards

YouTube filmmaker MonsieurCaron, we thank you. The Lego Simpsons introduction video, featuring characters from The Lego Movie is brilliant.The film, made using real Lego bricks, copies a chunk of The Simpsons introduction first with Simpsons characters,... Read more

Functioning Lego keyboard uses a house as home key and just look at caps lock
Functioning Lego keyboard uses a house as home key and just look at caps lock By Luke Edwards

Lego makes everything more fun. One boring object in need of a fun injection is the keyboard. So Lego master Jason Allemann has done exactly that with his functioning Lego keyboard.Using a circuit board from a standard keyboard and official Lego pieces,... Read more

Utinni: Lego Star Wars Sandcrawler set with over 3,000 pieces announced
Utinni: Lego Star Wars Sandcrawler set with over 3,000 pieces announced By Stuart Miles

Lego has announced another huge Lego Stars Wars set that will have fans of both reeling with excitement and worrying for their bank account.The Lego Sandcrawler, the massive moving junk yard from Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, will consist of almost... Read more

Back To The Future Lego: Team BTTF's vision for sets beyond the DeLorean
Back To The Future Lego: Team BTTF's vision for sets beyond the DeLorean By Stuart Miles

We absolutely loved the official Lego Back To The Future set produced as part of the Cuusoo project, but the team behind the DeLorean isn't resting on its laurels.The team, headed by M.Togami, has already been busy creating a whole host of different... Read more

How has Samsung made the Samsung Galaxy S5 child friendly with Kids Mode?
How has Samsung made the Samsung Galaxy S5 child friendly with Kids Mode? By Stuart Miles

The Samsung Galaxy S5 has a new feature not previously found in the Galaxy range: Kids Mode. The new kid-friendly feature allows you to lock your children out of the important parts of your phone, but still let them have fun with a number of dedicated... Read more

We love Titanfall. We love Lego. We love Titanfall Lego. Oh yes!
We love Titanfall. We love Lego. We love Titanfall Lego. Oh yes! By Rik Henderson

We've featured a lot of really cool Lego on Pocket-lint recently. The Lego Ghostbusters set looks great. The Lego The Simpsons House is amazing. And we'd kill for a Star Wars Imperial Star Destroyer (well, give a mean nipple tweak anyway). But surely... Read more

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 By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

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

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... Read more

Hands-on: Lego The Simpsons House review
Hands-on: Lego The Simpsons House review By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

Hands-on: Lego Ghostbusters review
Hands-on: Lego Ghostbusters review By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

Lego Ghostbusters price and release date revealed, cheaper than Lego Simpsons
Lego Ghostbusters price and release date revealed, cheaper than Lego Simpsons By Rik Henderson

Lego Ghostbusters, a product of the Cuusoo design project, will be officially released in June and at a much more reasonable price than the also recently launched Lego The Simpsons set.Admittedly, the Ghostbusters collection features just the four lead... Read more

Get yourself a Lego NES console with Powerpig’s Builds ‘n Things
Get yourself a Lego NES console with Powerpig’s Builds ‘n Things By Elyse Betters

Have you ever wanted to build a Nintendo Entertainment System replica console out of Lego? Now you can. Chris McVeigh, creator of Powerpig Productions and a self-described avid Lego builder, has a Builds 'n Things online retail store where he sells... Read more

Win: Four new sets of Batman LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes worth over £100
Win: Four new sets of Batman LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes worth over £100 By Pocket-lint Promotion

Batman and DC Comics are celebrating their 75th anniversary this year and to mark the occasion, Pocket-lint has teamed up with LEGO to offer one lucky winner the chance to win the complete set of the new LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes.The new LEGO DC... Read more

Halo Lego ship is 7-foot long and took four years to make
Halo Lego ship is 7-foot long and took four years to make By Luke Edwards

In between Halo game releases it can be hard to fill the time. Mark Kelso hasn't had this problem as he's spent the last four years building a 7-foot Halo ship out of Lego.The impressive construction was of Halo's UNSC Spirit of Fire colony ship. Kelso... Read more

The Simpsons House Lego now available to buy, Homer and the gang for £179
The Simpsons House Lego now available to buy, Homer and the gang for £179 By Jake Smith

Get ready Simpsons fans, for after much waiting, The Simpsons Lego is now available on Lego Shop.The Simpsons House set, available for $199/£179, lets fans build the Simpsons' familiar Springfield home with a detachable roof, modular design, car with... Read more

Lego Ghostbusters 30th anniversary set with Ectomobile to release in 2014
Lego Ghostbusters 30th anniversary set with Ectomobile to release in 2014 By Elyse Betters

Lego Cuusoo has announced that The Lego Group is developing a Ghostbusters 30th anniversary set expected to release later this year.Lego Cuusoo is a website started by Cuusoo and The Lego Group that allows people to submit ideas for Lego sets. After... Read more

Google and Lego's Build with Chrome experiment lets you build and share Lego creations online
Google and Lego's Build with Chrome experiment lets you build and share Lego creations online By Elyse Betters

Hey, Lego fanatics, Google has a new Chrome experiment, and it's perfect for you.Google has worked with Lego Group to make a 3D graphics website using WebGL technology. This website is like a game, and it allows you to build and share Lego creations in... Read more

ChillFactor ice cream maker makes easy ice cream in minutes (video)
ChillFactor ice cream maker makes easy ice cream in minutes (video) By Stuart Miles

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 the... Read more

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 Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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

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... Read more

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 Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Vtech Grow With Me Baby Doll wants you to teach it what to say (video)
Vtech Grow With Me Baby Doll wants you to teach it what to say (video) By Stuart Miles

Vtech has created a baby doll that supposedly grows with your child as they grow.The idea is that the more you talk to the baby the more words it learns and with more than 80 phrases to master that should take your little one some time.Hoping to ape... Read more

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

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... Read more

App Duck: The Bluetooth rubber duck that helps you listen to music in the bath
App Duck: The Bluetooth rubber duck that helps you listen to music in the bath By Stuart Miles

App Duck is a hands-free Bluetooth media streaming water-resistant duck that lets you play music or even take a phone call via Bluetooth while your chilling in the tub.Due out later this year, there will be four different ducks, including a Zombie duck... Read more

Hasbro's Toy Fair 2014 line-up includes app-friendly, home printable My Monopoly
Hasbro's Toy Fair 2014 line-up includes app-friendly, home printable My Monopoly By Rik Henderson

Hasbro is always a little more secretive than most at the London Toy Fair, not allowing any photography of its behind-closed-doors toy demonstrations. That's not to say there isn't anything worth looking at, far from it.One of the things that caught Pocket-lint's... Read more

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

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... Read more

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) By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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

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... Read more

Vtech baby tablet announced, because they are never too young for tech
Vtech baby tablet announced, because they are never too young for tech By Stuart Miles

How young is too young to get a tablet? That's the question some people will ask when they see the Vtech InnoTab 3 Baby Tablet which goes on sale later this year.The new tablet is designed to be used by babies as young as 12 months old and is a customisation... Read more

Hands-on: Hexbug Strandbeast is a hypnotising robotic creature (video)
Hands-on: Hexbug Strandbeast is a hypnotising robotic creature (video) By Britta O'Boyle

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,... Read more

Hands-on: Hexbug Aquabot review
Hands-on: Hexbug Aquabot review By Britta O'Boyle

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... Read more

TobyRich SmartPlane: Hands-on with the iPhone-controlled toy plane
TobyRich SmartPlane: Hands-on with the iPhone-controlled toy plane By Britta O'Boyle

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... Read more

Lego expands Marvel line-up for 2014, including Guardians of the Galaxy (update)
Lego expands Marvel line-up for 2014, including Guardians of the Galaxy (update) By Rik Henderson

Lego is timing new set launches with different Marvel movies throughout the year. Talking to Pocket-lint at the Toy Fair in London, the hugely popular toy manufacturer explained that new Spider-Man and Captain America sets will be launched in its Marvel... Read more

Hands-on: Scalextric RCS Race Control System review (video)
Hands-on: Scalextric RCS Race Control System review (video) By Britta O'Boyle

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... Read more

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 By Britta O'Boyle

'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... Read more

Want to add the 12th Doctor to your Character Building and Lego sets? Here he is
Want to add the 12th Doctor to your Character Building and Lego sets? Here he is By Rik Henderson

Character Options has revealed the twelfth Doctor Who as part of its Character Building Lego-like brick range. You will soon be able to re-enact the end regeneration scene from The Day of the Doctor in miniature form. Either that or build yourself a... Read more

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

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,... Read more

Hands-on: Hexbug Battling Spiders review (video)
Hands-on: Hexbug Battling Spiders review (video) By Britta O'Boyle

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... Read more

Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Custom Edition
Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Custom Edition By Britta O'Boyle

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... Read more

Lego confirms May release for The Simpsons minifigs, for those who can't afford the £179 house
Lego confirms May release for The Simpsons minifigs, for those who can't afford the £179 house By Rik Henderson

Lego will be releasing a series of 16 The Simpsons mini figures in May, to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the animated show. The blind pack figures will be available to collectors and enthusiasts at a far lower cost than The Simpsons Lego house,... Read more