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The best coding toys: From robots to iPad games, these toys will help teach your kids to code
The best coding toys: From robots to iPad games, these toys will help teach your kids to code By Stuart Miles

Coding is all the rage at primary school and beyond as parents and teachers show how keen they are to teach children the value of learning how the technology around us works.Coding toys and robots range vastly in their approach. Some focus on teaching... Read more

Best high-tech baby gadgets: Top gear for both parents and little ones
Best high-tech baby gadgets: Top gear for both parents and little ones By Elyse Betters

If you consider yourself a modern parent, you're probably interested in decking out your baby's room with gadgets.There are tonnes of internet-connected devices you can get for your little one, whether it's a crib that'll gently rock them to sleep or... Read more

Gamescom 2018: The games, consoles and announcements to expect
Best Apple Watch apps to streamline your family life
Best Apple Watch apps to streamline your family life By Andy Robertson

With plenty of apps available on iTunes these days, the Apple Watch can potentially revolutionise interactions by extending phone features to our wrist and making them more efficient. And beyond the situations early adopters took their phones through,... Read more

Anki Overdrive vs Anki Drive: All the new features explained
Anki Overdrive vs Anki Drive: All the new features explained By Rik Henderson

When Anki first revealed its Anki Drive robot car racing game it was really cutting edge and new. Now there are competitors arriving on the scene that emulate the idea of having a track-based racing toy controlled by iPhone or Android apps.Anki still... Read more

Attack of the drones: The best quadcopters of London Toy Fair 2015
Attack of the drones: The best quadcopters of London Toy Fair 2015 By Rik Henderson

It was patently clear that the most common theme at last year's London Toy Fair, held in January 2014, was apps. You couldn't move for toys that in some way interacted with an app on a smartphone or tablet. Strangely though, the same wasn't true about... Read more

5 best games for young kids: Responsible gaming ideas for parents
5 best games for young kids: Responsible gaming ideas for parents By Rik Henderson

With the Xbox One and PS4 breaking all records for console sales and just about every family household in the UK having a tablet device of some description, gaming has permeated every walk of life - sometimes obviously, sometimes not so. Kids and adults... Read more

Are these the best Lego real-world photos yet? Lego Ferraris take to the streets of the UK
Are these the best Lego real-world photos yet? Lego Ferraris take to the streets of the UK By Rik Henderson

To celebrate a new range of Shell V-Power Lego Ferrari vehicles being available from the fuel brand's petrol stations, photographers Jeff Moore and Andrew Whyte were tasked to make them seem like they were actually driving down famous roads in UK cities... Read more

Best baby gear for gadget-loving parents
Best baby gear for gadget-loving parents By Jamie Carter

A baby can be the start of a whole new exciting shopping opportunity for the gadget-loving parent. If you can think of even the smallest niche in the child-rearing adventure that needs to be filled, then you can bet that there are at least 50 products... Read more

Best R2-D2 gadgets
Best R2-D2 gadgets By Dan Sung

Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray box set is out. We know so because we've seen it. Of course, you might not have the cash to stump up the entire £60 just yet, you may hate the prequels or maybe you just haven't made it down to the shops.Whichever... Read more

The best water pistols money can buy
The best water pistols money can buy By Hunter Skipworth

Summer is rapidly drawing to a close, soon to be replaced with the dreary dark days of the autumn/winter months. As such Pocket-lint decided to make the most of the final sunny weeks by testing out the best water pistols we could find.The result? A rediscovery... Read more

Bigtrak vs Bigtrak Jr
Bigtrak vs Bigtrak Jr By Stuart Miles

First there was Bigtrak, and then 30 years later there was Bigtrak Jr. Now the original Bigtrak is back, having been re-released, but which one should your nostalgic self go for?Not wanting to miss an opportunity here at Pocket-lint to play, we got both... Read more