Posts by Category: Fun & Games

So maybe it’s pointless, but at least it’s happy!

Fun & Games December 15, 2014 posted by

10x10x10 IQ Brick – because the standard Rubik cube is so yesterday

When it comes to brain teasers, some people need extreme options. Not for them the boring old Tetris or a silly bit of Sudoku, they need something that will not only exercise both the left and the right part of the brain, but also the bits of their body which aren’t even involved in the process. Like their ears.


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10x10x10 IQ Brick – because the standard Rubik cube is so yesterday
Fun & Games December 12, 2014 posted by

Ozobot – cutest little robot in the world dances way better than you do [Review]

It’s rather hard to describe exactly what Ozobot is. On the one hand, it’s a tiny happy little dancing robot which loves to change its colored lights to the music. On the other it’s a pretty sophisticated piece of engineering which also doubles up as an educational tool to help kids learn how about logic and the basics of programming.


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Ozobot – cutest little robot in the world dances way better than you do [Review]
Fun & Games December 10, 2014 posted by

Nano Drone – small drone, big fun

Drones are everywhere. They’re taking pictures of fireworks, getting attacked by hawks, just everywhere and people love them! A full size drone might be a bit much if all you want to do is play around with it and don’t plan on attaching a Go Pro to make some stunning mini documentary. If you just want something small to learn with, the Nano Drone, world’s smallest quad-copter, is the drone you’re looking for.


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Nano Drone – small drone, big fun
Fun & Games December 1, 2014 posted by

Super Awesome Sylvia’s Watercolor Bot – paint a watercolor without the mess

Robots will eventually rise up and take over the world. We’re seeing butlers and security bots already but there are some machines out there who are less potentially nefarious. The Super Awesome Sylvia’s Watercolor Bot is a robot that turns your computer generated creation into a full blown water color painting.


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Super Awesome Sylvia’s Watercolor Bot – paint a watercolor without the mess
Fun & Games November 26, 2014 posted by

Osmo – the system that lets you combine the digital world with the real one

One of the most common complaints that parents have about “kids these days” is that they spend too much time in front of screens. Playing video games, using apps on their phones, not connecting with the real world. Osmo is a system that brings the digital world into the real world for children.


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Osmo – the system that lets you combine the digital world with the real one
Fun & Games November 13, 2014 posted by

Brain Wave Animated Cat Ears – share your feelings with adorableness

Maybe you watch a lot of anime. Maybe you’re the kind of person who thinks cat ears are cute and wishes they had some to perfectly convey their emotions. I’m not judging you. Maybe I’m that kind of person (I am that kind of person). The Brain Wave Animated Cat Ears can turn your dreams into a reality.


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Brain Wave Animated Cat Ears – share your feelings with adorableness
Free Software November 5, 2014 posted by

Internet Arcade – 900 free coin op arcade games in your browser [Freeware]

Yow-ee, the Internet Archive has gone and done it again. Remember those coin op arcade games that rocked the 8 bit pixel world back when time forgot? Well the Internets has decided to rescue these 1970s-1990s classics, using some clever emulation software which runs in the web browser.


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Internet Arcade – 900 free coin op arcade games in your browser [Freeware]
Fun & Games November 4, 2014 posted by

Revell QuadCam QuadCopter – small, light flyer complete with camera [Review]

Quadcopters are all the rage at the moment, and for good reason. They’re fun, and when combined with an on-board camera they make for great toys and professional hobby gear. We’ve looked at the high end spec stuff, but now we thought we would take a look at the cheaper end of the market.


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Revell QuadCam QuadCopter – small, light flyer complete with camera [Review]
Fun & Games October 24, 2014 posted by

iPega Bluetooth Controller & Touchpad – now you can have your game controller and touch all in one

One of the problems with gaming on a smartphone or phablet is the fact that you need to use a touchscreen, which can be a hassle for things like driving or shoot ‘em up games, right? Because those need something with a little more finesse, not just some screen jabs and pokes. Which is where game controllers come in. But then you lose the touch bit for navigation. What to do?


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iPega Bluetooth Controller & Touchpad – now you can have your game controller and touch all in one