Toys

12.15.15
UK man arrested in VTech kids app hacking scandal
12.15.15 in

UK man arrested in VTech kids app hacking scandal

The breach exposed up to 6.3 million users including 200,000 children.

By S. Dent,   12.15.15
View
12.11.15
Airlines ban 'hoverboards' due to fire risk and safety concerns
12.11.15 in

Airlines ban 'hoverboards' due to fire risk and safety concerns

'Hoverboards' keep spontaneously combusting and the government is investigating.

By M. Moon,   12.11.15
View
11.17.15
Volta Flyer is a solar-powered build-it-yourself toy plane
11.17.15

Volta Flyer is a solar-powered build-it-yourself toy plane

If its Kickstarter campaign reaches its goal, the Volta Flyer kits will ship out in May 2016 in the US.

By M. Moon,   11.17.15
View
10.08.15
littleBits Gizmos and Gadgets Kit gives kids a range of DIY projects
9
10.08.15

littleBits Gizmos and Gadgets Kit gives kids a range of DIY projects

littleBits has a new set of electronic blocks that'll have young inventors making gadgets in no time.

By B. Steele,   10.08.15
View
10.06.15
View-Master introduces kids to VR with space and wild animals
10.06.15

View-Master introduces kids to VR with space and wild animals

Mattel's new VR viewer lets you throw soccer balls at targets in space.

By M. Lalwani,   10.06.15
View
09.04.15
'Star Wars' BB-8 toy torn apart to see how it works
22
09.04.15

'Star Wars' BB-8 toy torn apart to see how it works

The Force doesn't keep BB-8 upright, a gyro does

By T. Seppala,   09.04.15
View
07.09.15
Vortex lets kids program their own robot buddy
14
07.09.15

Vortex lets kids program their own robot buddy

Sphero, the ball-shaped robot, inspired a new generation of toys that aren't only fun, but can also...

By E. Alvarez,   07.09.15
View
07.08.15
Finally, an official Bluetooth 'Star Trek' communicator
07.08.15

Finally, an official Bluetooth 'Star Trek' communicator

Star Trek fans have settled for toy prop replicas, DIY projects and the occasional off-brand (but...

By S. Buckley,   07.08.15
View