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R2-D2, it is you, It Is You !

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We were treated to a plethora of playthings earlier today at the Disney store in London. Multiple brands unveiled their 2017 homages to Star Wars and we’re of the opinion that this line-up of stuff ahead the Last Jedi release later this year usurps that of the original Force Friday …

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Star Wars Force Friday Episode II

Star Wars Force Friday 2

Technically it is Force Friday II, the first one happened parsecs ago – well two years to be exact.  It is part marketing ploy to get us all hyped about new kit from the forthcoming film yes but it’ll genuinely give all Star Wars fans plenty to speculate about in …

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Air Wars Battle Drones – Flying, fighting fun, fun fun.

Battle Drones

Sharpen the spears and fuel the engines! Sky high combat is here and you’re going to want a piece of the action! The Air Wars Battle Drone two pack comes with a ‘one touch, take-off and landing’ stabilised Quad design for both drones, which is exciting enough, but taking a …

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Rainbow blanket is essential for your existence

Ok, big claims indeed but look at it people, a thing of beauty is this rainbow, and is not just for the beach.  It’s a bit sciencey too as it is made of quick-drying microfibre fabric and would brighten up any abode with its presence. So, for twenty quid you can have …

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Ten classic British toys celebrated on stamps

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Never has there been a better day to bring out the Bic and pen a letter, let today be a non-email day, today is the day to scribe a personal update and send it to a surprised relative – but why today? Well the Royal Mail have launched this most …

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Series seeks masters of the brick in new LEGO based show

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TV formats looking for the best cooks, ballroom dancers, roboteers and even sewing supremos have done the rounds and now we’ve one seeking the very best block builders – LEGO Masters. This four, one –hour long episode series will pit teams against each other to eventually crown them king of …

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Drone racing now available to the masses

Airhogs Drone

Anyone following the last decade’s rise of flying toys has probably crashed and smashed their share of them. But fear not.  This year Air Hogs have teamed up with the DR1 Drone Racing League (a sport attracting major TV partnership and sponsorships) to bring us this DR1 FPV Race Drone, …

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