Toys & Games

Whether you’re looking for a gift for a kid, or just a new toy to satisfy the kid-in-you there are plenty of fun, electronic toys and gizmos to explore. Read reviews, buying guides and articles on robotic pets, remote control cars, dart boards and other electronic games, toys and silly do-dads.

Feeling the Need for Speed? Ultimate Buying Guide to Remote Control Cars

Buying someone an RC car in the holidays can be pretty stressful; which is a shame as the cars themselves are so much fun! Whether you are buying for a toddler, a teen, or that big kid that just won’t grow up, we have got some great options for you with some top notch buying advice too.

A Pink Dinosaur Robot Destined for Greatness

Imagine a dinosaur that has feelings. A curious and inquisitive creature wanting to explore its surroundings. The dinosaur lets you know if its happy or sad. It is affected by temperature and shivers when its cold. The amazing dinosaur is Pleo RB (reborn), and the pink dinosaur robot is a girl.

How to Build an Electronic Toy Car

If you are researching how to build an electronic toy car, you need not go beyond the level of high school science projects. It is as simple as taking a brushed DC motor to rotate a pipe that acts as the rear axle, and powering an electromagnet to a permanent magnet for movement.

LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0 Review

LEGO Mindstorms brought the building kit hobby to new heights with its first iteration. With its latest version, it offers more in terms of both hardware and software.

LEGO Mindstorms Projects NXT 1.0 and NXT 2.0

LEGO has been one of the leaders in design and engineering toys for several decades. Their simple building kits have inspired the imaginations of countless children across the globe. LEGO Mindstorms projects take this building toy concept a step further by introducing the elements of robotics.