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BlackBerry PlayBook used to control robotic car

03/09/2012, Yesterday we reported about a BlackBerry smartphone being used to control games on a PlayBook, and today some video footage of a BlackBerry PlayBook being used as a remote control for a robotic car has surfaced.  Not much is known about the project...

Schumacher Mi3 is fastest remote controlled car in the world

06/10/2011, You know that when a device is named Schumacher Mi3, it will have to be crazy fast, considering it shares the namesake of the inspiring Formula 1 driver who created history by still holding the record number of champion titles that were amassed during his...

DAlH2Orean remote-controlled car goes green

04/18/2011, One of the more noticeable contributors to our landfills would be toys for your kids – how many toys were actually played around with for a couple of weeks or so, before they get discarded due to kids’ super short attention spans? Of course,...

Remote Control Car Controlled By Xbox 360 Controller

06/04/2010, Can’t find the remote control for your RC car? Well, if you’re good with your hands, you could always hack an Xbox 360 controller to do the job, which is precisely what the creator of this mod did, and he threw in a wireless video camera to...

Air Hogs get an update

02/02/2010, The first generation of Air Hogs (radio controlled car) was special in a sense where it was able to stick to walls when moving around, and has just been given a 2010 facelift (if the auto industry does so for their vehicles, why not the toy auto segment?)...

Stealth Rides from Mattel fits into your wallet, sorta

01/28/2010, Mention Mattel and what comes to your mind? Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels? There’s a new line from the toy company which is roughly the size of a credit card and is as slim as a cellphone (which varies in thickness, depending on whether you’re...

Takara Tomy Ene Pocket soda-powered RC car

01/27/2010, Takara Tomy has unveiled a new soda-powered RC car known as the Ene Pocket, where it has Sony’s Bio Battery within which obtains energy from breaking down sugars including those found in soda and fruit drinks. That would probably mean your regular...

Target Remote Control Gift Card

12/01/2009, In line with the holiday season, Target has made available its Remote Control Gift Card which looks more like a piece of cheese from afar than anything else, where it can control a tiny red car which contains a mouse within (a plastic one, needless to...

RC Car That Drives On Walls

11/11/2009, Now here’s a remote controlled car you don’t see everyday. Takara Tomy’s latest remote controlled car, dubbed the Aero Spider Laser, can drive on walls or ceilings, without having to be bitten by a radioactive spider! It gets better, to...

Pocket Rocket Smashes Speed Record

07/07/2009, Remote control toy cars are small boys’ toys, eh? Well, you’ll be livid to know that 46-year-old Nic Case has designed a new R/C car which is able to travel at a maximum speed of 161 mph, going perhaps even faster than your own vehicle....