Toy fair 2010

02.16.10
Beamz laser instrument allows even the tone deaf to rock out for $199
02.16.10

Beamz laser instrument allows even the tone deaf to rock out for $199

Truth be told, we weren't sure what to make of this laser harp-looking contraption when we saw it a...

By Joanna Stern,   02.16.10
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02.16.10
Zibits mini remote control robots spin right 'round, baby
02.16.10

Zibits mini remote control robots spin right 'round, baby

We've seen plenty of toy robots at the International Toy Fair this week, but none quite have moves...

By Joanna Stern,   02.16.10
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02.15.10
Building Bioloid Premium doesn't look easy, even if you do have $1,199 to do it
02.15.10

Building Bioloid Premium doesn't look easy, even if you do have $1,199 to do it

Remember Bioloid? How could you forget, right? Well, we had the pleasure of meeting his more expens...

By Joanna Stern,   02.15.10
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02.15.10
HexBug's robotic creatures are the creepy crawlers of the future
02.15.10

HexBug's robotic creatures are the creepy crawlers of the future

Okay, so it isn't as artsy as making gooey bugs in a miniature oven, but HexBug's little micro-robo...

By Joanna Stern,   02.15.10
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02.15.10
Quasi robot melts hearts at Toy Fair, Interbots promises toy version soon
02.15.10

Quasi robot melts hearts at Toy Fair, Interbots promises toy version soon

You'd have to be heartless to walk by Interbots' Quasi and not crack a smile. Q, as we like to call...

By Joanna Stern,   02.15.10
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02.15.10
Tamagotchi renamed TamaTown Tama-Go, no change in amount of attention it requires
02.15.10

Tamagotchi renamed TamaTown Tama-Go, no change in amount of attention it requires

That's right, grab the tissues and take some time to mourn the death of the Tamagotchi as we knew i...

By Joanna Stern,   02.15.10
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02.15.10
Fisher-Price iXL is a tweener that no kid needs convincing of
02.15.10

Fisher-Price iXL is a tweener that no kid needs convincing of

"But mommy...it's like your Kindle and Daddy's iPod Touch! I want one NOW!" Yep, that's how the dis...

By Joanna Stern,   02.15.10
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02.14.10
Barbie slides into the cubicle, becomes a computer software engineer
02.14.10

Barbie slides into the cubicle, becomes a computer software engineer

It only took 126 career hops -- the first one being a soulless teen model -- for Barbie to land a j...

By Joanna Stern,   02.14.10
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02.13.10
Puppy Tweets will turn your Pooper into a world-class twitterer (Updated: with hands-on pictures!)
02.13.10

Puppy Tweets will turn your Pooper into a world-class twitterer (Updated: with hands-on pictures!)

If you thought the downfall of Twitter began when Oprah said it was the best thing ever, well, you'...

By T. Stevens,   02.13.10
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