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HexaKopter offers new form factor

02/23/2010, Just when you thought that you’ve seen all the remote controlled helicopters in town, along comes the HexaKopter – a 1.2kg, six-rotor device which is capable of staying in flight for slightly more than half an hour, toting around another 1kg...

Spy Video TRAKR remote controlled robot

02/10/2010, Watched the movie Spy Kids with your family, only to have the little ones bug you about getting them the latest spy gear, never mind that you’re already on the dole? Well, assuming you managed to pick up a job along the way, you might want 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...

Zhu Zhu Pets For The Holidays

11/29/2009, Would you have believed anybody if you were told that one of the more popular toys of 2009 would be a robotic hamster? Well, it seems that the Zhu Zhu Pets are just that. Generally costing $10 a pop, it seems like things are getting out of hand during...

Purikura Moving-Photo

11/11/2009, Takara Tomy has unveiled their latest offering, the Purikura Moving-Photo compact and girly designed camera which will sport a 2-megapixel camera module, accompanied by a 2.36” LCD display, 1GB memory and a microSD memory card slot. This allows you...

Toybots Woozee could usher in new era

09/14/2009, Toybots are working on Internet-connected toys of the future that aims to make Tickle Me Elmo-clones more interactive, although we do get goosebumps (in a negative connotation) from seeing how this works. Touted as the “Kindle of toys”,...

FA-22 Raptor Battery-Operated Ride-On

08/17/2009, The $269 F/A-22 Raptor Battery-Operated Ride-On ought to be something on every small boy’s wish list – after all, who doesn’t want to grow up thinking that he could be one of those noble pilots carpet bombing the hills of Afghanistan...

Pleo Resurrected

06/08/2009, The Pleo is dead, long live the Pleo! Jetta Company Limited has purchased the intellectual property rights alongside other assets at the Ugobe bankruptcy sale that occurred on May 21, and the company is commited to re-launching Pleo while offering a whole...

Remote Control RMS Titanic

06/07/2009, The ship that is so majestic that even God won’t be able to sink it – famous last words, indeed. Well, you can now own a scaled down replica of the RMS Titanic and have the opportunity to make it last much longer than the original with proper...

Laser Tag Gloves

05/13/2009, How many of you played Laser Tag when you were younger? I still remember those advertisements in older comics, where the red and blue teams were going down the wire in their latest round, and somebody was sweating behind the safety of an obstacle,...

PD-100 Black Hornet

05/05/2009, The PD-100 Black Hornet that you see here is touted to be the smallest video camera-equipped helicopter in the world. It tips the scales at a mere 15 grams, and comes with tiny rotor blades that measure just 10 centimeters. At maximum speed, it is able to...