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The Skeye Nano 2 is the tiny drone that fits in your hand!

The Skeye Nano 2 is the tiny drone that fits in your hand!

Get sky-high shots Everyone knows the most flattering selfies are taken from a higher angle. But sometimes it's tough to make sure your arm or selfie stick are out of frame. With SKEYE Nano 2 FPV, you don't have to worry about that. Not just a drone SKEYE Nano 2 FPV is a first-person-view...
App-controlled screen on your shoes

App-controlled screen on your shoes

ShiftWear is a new company that is looking to put app-controlled screens on shoes, and no matter how crazy it may sound they are totally awesome. Shoes are something that some people take very seriously, with various pairs to match each outfit they own, and some that can only be worn at certain...
The BB-8 droid is the ultimate toy for any Star Wars or gadget geek

The BB-8 droid is the ultimate toy for any Star Wars or gadget geek

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the upcoming seventh instalment of the Star Wars series. September 4th was "Force Friday" and featured the official merchandise for the movie. Included in this merchandise was the BB-8 developed by Sphere. This super cool little app-enabled droid toy has an...
Anki Overdrive's modular track

Anki's next-gen robot racing game features jumping cars and modular tracks

It's no secret that Anki Drive has long been one of our favorite connected toys, and the next generation — Anki Overdrive — is looking to literally make a huge jump. The highlight of the new Anki Overdrive, due out in September 2015, is a modular track that replaces the roll-out mat of the...

GoPro reportedly will start selling helicopter drones with its cameras in 2015

GoPro may be expanding its hardware product lineup beyond its well-known action cameras to include drones. A new report claims that the company will begin selling multi-rotor helicopters with high-definition cameras sometime in late 2015. The Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed sources, claims...
Anki Drive

Race into the future with Anki Drive

It's something you may have seen during your travels on the internet or a trip to the Apple Store. Anki Drive is one of the coolest connected toys on the market today. It takes the classic action of slot cars and brings it into the future with power-ups, weapons, battle mode and more. If you'...
Anki Drive gets a price drop and new Spektrix car, Android app coming soon

Anki Drive gets a price drop and new Spektrix car, Android app coming soon

A new contender has joined the Anki Drive team, and it goes by the name of Spektrix. Bringing the full-lineup of cars to seven, Spektrix is dubbed the "cunning trickster" of the bunch. Mischief and sabotage are SPEKTRIX's keys to victory. Speed and power can't help enemies when SPEKTRIX's...

Reviewed: The AR.Drone 2.0 Elite Edition is the connected toy you've always wanted

I have had my eye on the AR.Drone 2.0 Elite Edition Quadcopter‎ for quite a while, though I was never quite ready to drop $300 for one. So when Parrot offered to send me one, to say I was ecstatic would be an understatement. When the package arrived at my door, I quickly dropped what I was doing...

Ollie is like a Sphero on steroids and it's now available for pre-order

If you're a fan of rolling around your house with Sphero, then it may be time to kick things up a bit with the new kid in town, Ollie. Think of Ollie as a bigger, bolder Sphero. Ready to roll faster, jump higher, and do much cooler tricks. The $99 Ollie is available now for preorder and begins...

LittleBits' newest module brings the cloud to your custom widgets

The magnetically-attaching circuit boards of LittleBits are connecting now to the cloud with the new CloudBit module. LittleBits works by modularizing the various components that go into building an electronic device, allowing tinkerers to snap together a custom 'board', apply some programming...
Beat the summertime blues with these connected accessories

Beat the summertime blues with these connected accessories

Summer is just about in full swing, and that means many of us will be hitting the road or looking for extra activities to make the most of those endless summer nights. In addition to pulling out the grill, dusting off the hammock and opening the pool, there are some other ways to enjoy yourself...
Lego Fusion

Lego's Fusion bridges the divide between virtual and physical gameplay

The boffins at Lego seem to understand that it is getting harder for kids to tear their eyes away from a tablet or a smartphone (Angry Birds Epic anyone?), which is why they're introducing a new series of game sets that allows you to translate real world brick building to a digital medium....