Tag: Toys

The first woman Doctor Who to be commemorated with a limited-edition Barbie

Tonight marks the world premiere of the first Doctor Who series in which the Doctor is portrayed by a woman. The limited-edition commemorative Barbie available for pre-order starting tomorrow, exclusively through Forbidden Planet. <!– Cory Doctorow I write books. My latest are: a YA graphic novel called In Real Life (with Jen […]

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[Update: Pre-orders open] Sony’s robotic puppy Aibo is coming to the US in $2,899 ‘First Litter Edition’ bundle

Sony Announces Limited First Litter Edition Release of aibo in U.S.— Iconic Robot Brand Returns with Integrated Artificial Intelligence andCloud Connectivity, Enabling Each aibo to Develop a Unique Personality — NEW YORK — August 23, 2018 — Sony Electronics Inc. today revealed plans to offer a special First Litter Edition of its acclaimed aibo autonomous […]

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Bolt is Sphero’s most advanced educational robot yet, retails for $150

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sphero, the leader in Connected Play, announced today the launch of its latest app-enabled robotic ball, Sphero BOLT. Building upon the company’s suite of products rooted in a commitment to education, Sphero BOLT’s capabilities empower users to dive deeper into the world of STEAM learning. In addition to the robot itself, Sphero BOLT is […]

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Sony’s robotic puppy Aibo is coming to the US in $2,899 ‘First Litter Edition’ bundle

Sony Announces Limited First Litter Edition Release of aibo in U.S.— Iconic Robot Brand Returns with Integrated Artificial Intelligence andCloud Connectivity, Enabling Each aibo to Develop a Unique Personality — NEW YORK — August 23, 2018 — Sony Electronics Inc. today revealed plans to offer a special First Litter Edition of its acclaimed aibo autonomous […]

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“Hot Wheels” 50th Anniversary Book from Assouline

Chris Down, SVP of Hot Wheels, says it best: “Everybody has a Hot Wheels story.” More than six billion miniature cars have been produced in the brand’s 50-year history. And not only children have adored them, adults covet the products—from iconic race-car driver Mario Andretti to entrepreneur Elon Musk, who went so far as to […]

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Buy: Skullstronaut Figurine

From unlikely infusions to at-home blending, author and whiskey expert Aaron Goldfarb has accumulated numerous tips and tricks for furthering one’s relationship with the popular tipple. The best of the best appear in Goldfarb’s latest book, “Hacking Whiskey,” in the form of recipes, experiments, advice and tips. As ever-more consumers flock to bourbon, rye, scotch […]

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Nerf Is Releasing Overwatch Guns

Blizzard and Nerf are going to release a couple of guns based on Overwatch, one being Reaper’s shotgun, the other D.Va’s pistol. They’re part of Nerf’s “Rivals” line, which is basically a series of guns made and marketed specifically at adults, and which fire small round projectiles (like squishy musketballs) instead of the traditional Nerf […]

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Bristly Lets Dogs Brush Their Own Teeth: This toy entertains your pooch while also improving their oral hygiene

Pinning your dog down to brush his or her teeth isn’t fun for anybody—between their painstaking reluctancy and your own guilt—but ignoring their oral health isn’t possible. Dental bones and other chews can help, but they don’t often get into those hard-to-reach places. Fortunately, a Kickstarter launched recently with a solution to the double-fault dilemma: […]

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Walmart has STEM toys, kids’ tablets, experiment kits, and more on back-to-school sale

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Coding robot toys, anatomy kits, kids’ tablets, and more are on mega sale.Image: fisher-price By Leah StodartMashable Deals2018-07-27 14:18:01 UTC Back to school season is (somehow) here, y’all.  This means parents have about a month of kids being […]

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Make Beats by Bouncing the Oddball Drum Machine: Funding on Kickstarter now, a product that’s part musical toy and part tech device

Currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter, the Oddball is many clever entities, crammed into a palm-sized sphere. Part toy, part musical instrument and part tech device, this invention is a drum machine that can be bounced to make different sounds. Almost any surface can be used—simply bounce the Oddball (the lighter you bounce, the more delicate the […]

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Blizzard partners with Nerf for official Overwatch blaster

Blizzard has announced an upcoming nerf to some of Overwatch‘s weapons, but it’s not what any players would expect. The game developer has partnered with toymaker Hasbro to release official Overwatch-branded Nerf guns, starting with everyone’s favorite dual-shotgun wielding edgelord. Dubbed the “Nerf Rival Overwatch Reaper Wight Edition,” the toy blaster is designed to look […]

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