Anki Overdrive is the future of slot(less) car racing – updated

Anki OVERDRIVE track

Anki has shown what the future for miniature car racing looks like in the form of their modular Overdrive set. I loved my TCR and Scalectrix sets back in the day and so was quite excited about the prospect of Real FX racing, but Anki brought out their Drive set which gave the tiny RC […]

Revell Quad Cam camera drone review

revell quad cam

I have to start this review off my apologising to my contact at Revell. I have had the Quad Cam copter for ages but due to the weather not being kind when I first received it, and then having moving home, I had all but forgotten about it. Now it’s time to put this oversight […]

DIY lightsabers – no tech knowledge needed

adaptive saber parts saber forge

This is a step closer to the ultimate dream for most of us – to own our own custom lightsaber. Thanks to a range of adaptive saber parts, you can choose your own parts to build your dream Jedi weapon. Phillip Isherwood at Saber Forge has launched a Kickstarter campaign which enables backers to design […]

Pyro Fireshooter – throw balls of fire from your hands


There are probably more than a few people here who have wondered what it would be like to have super powers – uttering “Flame on!” and being able to fly and shoot balls of flames from your hands, for instance. Well, Pyro can help with the latter. You don’t need to be a superhero/mutant/sorcerer in […]

Revellutions RC Police Car review

revell police car review

Well, it’s getting to that time of year when reviewers start their reviews with “well, it’s getting to that time of year”. In keeping with that tradition I have a rather natty radio controlled Police Car from Revell to put through its paces. This big-wheeled police car is part of the all new Revellutions collection […]

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 […]