WowWee MiP Robot review – half Segway, half butler

MiP Robot Butler

The WowWee MiP is the latest robot from the makers of Robosapien. The obvious difference is that MiP uses two wheels to whizz around your living room whilst following your commands or just having fun. MiP has recently been doing its thing around my flat for the last few days. The WowWee MiP (Mobile inverted [...]

City Wolf Monster Truck by Revell review

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One thing I love about writing for GadgetyNews is that, amongst all the top-flight tech and amazing gadgets, on occasions I get to just be a big kid. Yes, I have been playing with the City Wolf by Revell. This red monster truck has been put through its paces both indoors and, where its over-sized [...]

Real FX brings the next generation of model car racing

Real FX racing

I remember racing cars around a track in the living-room with great fondness. First was a simple oval Scalextric set-up which slowly grew to a figure 8 track but the need for more competitive and tactical driving meant a change over to the lane-switching of TCR. Now Real FX is looking to bring the next [...]

How to build a Jeep fit for Power Wheels Racing

power wheels jeep

There’s a basic tenant in life which is if it can be race then there’ll, sure enough, be a bunch of people racing it. This apparently includes taking a kid’s sit-on toy car and have ‘adults’ thrashing them around a track. This is the Mario Kart-esque world of the Power Racing Series. This is where [...]

Your very own radio controlled fire breathing dragon

fire breathing dragon

Whether you have played Dungeon & Dragons, watched as Sean Connery provided the voice in DragonHeart or are addicted to Game of Thrones – you’ll agree that dragons are cool. Controlling a fire breathing dragon is even cooler. How about a jet-powered remote control dragon that flies at 70mph? You don’t need to be gifted [...]

Planning your day at The Gadget Show Live 2014

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As you gadgety fans are probably aware, it’s not long now until The Gadget Show Live will be upon us. So, if you’ve not already made plans, perhaps it’s time to do so. The Gadget Show Live, which is held April 9th-13th this year, has managed to establish itself as one of the largest and [...]