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Fun Gadgets for the Entire Family

written by: unsel•edited by: Tricia Goss•updated: 6/8/2011

Looking for fun gadgets? Check out the top 10 fun gadgets that set the mood and keep your family amused.

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    1. Remote Control Eagle

    There are many different kinds of remote control flying toys, but this onremote control eagle e is a very new one. The eagle is powered by a propeller and a gimbal-mounted engine, which with the help of polyester wings make the eagle fly and look real. The control allows the user to move the eagle left, right, up and down as well as change the speed. The transmitter controls the flying eagle from up to 325 feet away and the included rechargeable battery enables flights up to ten minutes. This great fun gadget is a must-have toy for kids. It is available at Hammacher for $499.95.

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    2. WappyDog

    Wappydog Sega Toys will release WappyDog in 2011. This gadget responds to your voice by making noises, moving and illuminating colored lights on its eyes and cheeks. You can even play games with WappyDog, such as "Whack a mole." The dog whacks his paw as you whack, and whether you win or lose, the dog responds accordingly. The WappyDog will be a lot fun in your home. Price of this cool gadget is to be determined.

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    3. Wobble Bobble Bottle Opener

    Just insert some bottle caps in the gadget's mouth, watchwobble bobble bottle opener  it wobble and you have got instant fun. Children will enjoy using this gadget. It never falls down and works great. The Wobble Bobble Bottle Opener comes in four different colors. It's available at Amazon.com for $4.70

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    4. Multi-Color E27 LED Light Bulb

    remote control led bulb 

    This infra-red remote control bulb is a super bright light bulb that emits extremely vibrant light in white, red, blue, purple, green, yellow, and orange colors. It is a great piece of electronic for mood elevating, decorating, parties or just enjoying different colors and lightening effects in your room. The bulb has four brightness levels and four transition effects that include short pause, long pause, fast fade and slow fade. The bulb fits in a standard light bulb socket. With the included infrared remote control, you can control all its functions to get the type of light you want. The Multi-Color E27 LED Light Bulb is available at Amazon.com for $21.70.

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      5. Bluw Inc. Rockstar Caribbean Drums

      If you have musical skills, you can perform hot Caribbean soundbluw caribbean drums s of the steel drums. Try with your own hands and imagine the Caribbean sand under your feet. The Bluw Inc. Rockstar Caribbean Drums are fun for all ages and are a great gift item. They are available at Amazon.com just for $19.99.

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      6. USB Desktop Aquarium

      usb desktop acquarium 

      This beautiful desktop aquarium is powered by a computer's USB port. It really looks cool on the computer desk and creates a peaceful environment to work in. The aquarium features nature sounds, alarm clock, a large LCD screen, an adjustable overhead light, a water pump and multicolor interior lights that look wonderful when turned on. The USB Desktop Aquarium is available at Amazon.com for $39.95

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      7. Digital Rubik's Cube

      digital rubiks cube 

      Who hasn't played with a Rubik’s cube? The challenging game has been enjoyed for 30 years. Today we have a different version of the Rubik’s cube: the digital version. The digital Rubik’s cube has sensors on all sides that detect fingers. The accelerometer determines which side of the cube is currently active. When the player swipes his finger over a cube, the colors change accordingly. It features a built-in memory that stores your puzzle so you can continue later. Beginners will not lose hope, because the digital Rubik’s cube offers hints . You can even get it to solve the puzzle itself. The fun gadget is available at Amazon.com for $199.50. It is more expensive than a traditional Rubik’s cube, but a great gift for true Rubik’s cube lovers.

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      8. Choken-Bako Dog Piggy Bank

      choken pago 

      This lovable dog piggy bank eats up coins as if there is no tomorrow. Just drop some coins in the dish in front of him and watch him going after them. This is the hungriest gadget dog that you will ever see and is a great way to save money. It is available at Amazon.com for $45.95.

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      9. Rocky III Crunching USB Drive

      Crunching-Rocky-III 

      It looks like a USB Flash drive but it is much more than that. When plugged into the computer's USB port, it goes wild. You will even view a boxing match on your computer. It is available in three different characters including Mr. T, Rocky and Apollo Creed. It might be even more fun if you buy the entire set and connect them all to your computer. This is really a fun device for computer users and it is available at GeekStuff4u.com for $35.34.

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      10. Radio Flyer Sport Coupe

      The Radio Flyer Sport Coupe is a classically styled car. It features a steering wheel, horn, a twist-off gas cap and dashboard with sounds and lights. The doors open and close like a real car. The car also has a cup holder that holds the beverage cup upright. The car plays three tunes and the kids enjoy pushing it around in the house. It includes three AA batteries and is suitable for ages 1 to 3. The Radio Flyer Sport Coupe is available at amazon.com for $89.radio flyer sport coupe 

      The Radio Flyer Sport Coupe is a classically styled car. It features a steering wheel, horn, a twist-off gas cap and dashboard with sounds and lights. The doors open and close like a real car. The car also has a cup holder that holds the beverage cup upright. The car plays three tunes and the kids enjoy pushing it around in the house. It includes three AA batteries and is suitable for ages 1 to 3. The Radio Flyer Sport Coupe is available at amazon.com for $89.
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      References

      • Remote Control Eagle, http://www.hardwaresphere.com/2011/03/10/bald-eagle-remote-control-readies-to-strike-the-prey/
      • WappyDog, http://www.chipchick.com/2011/02/wappy-dog.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+ChipChick+(Chip+Chick)
      • Wobble Bobble Bottle Opener, http://www.amazon.com/Kikkerland-Wobble-Bobble-Bottle-Opener/dp/B000GH2UKU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1302469201&sr=8-1
      • Multi-Color E27 LED Light Bulb, http://www.amazon.com/Multi-Color-E27-Light-Bulb-Remote/dp/B001JHZSEG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1303104202&sr=8-1
      • Caribbean Drums, http://www.amazon.com/Bluw-Inc-Rockstar-Caribbean-Drums/dp/B002ISARF0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=toys-and-games&qid=1302440265&sr=1-1
      • USB Desktop Acquarium, http://www.amazon.com/Desktop-Aquarium-Clock-Timer-Adjustable/dp/B0049AVD5I/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=toys-and-games&qid=1302441117&sr=1-1
      • Digital Rubik's Cube, http://www.amazon.com/Rubiks-Touch-Cube-Electronic-Puzzle/dp/B002SS95JY/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=toys-and-games&qid=1302442209&sr=1-4
      • Choken Bako, http://www.amazon.com/Choken-Piggy-Black-White-Version/dp/B0039M2Q12/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=toys-and-games&qid=1302444990&sr=8-1
      • Rocky III Flash Drive, http://www.geekstuff4u.com/usb-crunching-rocky-iii.html
      • Radio Flyer Sport Coupe, http://www.hammacher.com/Product/74910?source=CJ&cm_mmc=CJ-_-9223372036854775807-_-1594802-_-The+Radio+Flyer+Sport+Coupe.

      Images from amazon.com, Rocky III flash Drive from geekstuff4u.com, WappyDog from chipchick.com