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It’s not just fun and games for kids this Christmas, as more 56% of Aussie parentsare expected to buy their children toys they secretly want to play with, according to new research from eBay, with 62% of Dads the main culprit.

Published in Home Tech
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 19:40

Change the Course of a Child’s Life this Xmas

SPONSORED NEWS (Sponsored by iTWire): As Australians start to think about the gifts they will share over the festive season, children’s education charity The Smith Family urges them to also consider stepping up to help change the course of a child’s life, by supporting their education to break the cycle of poverty.

Published in Not For Profit
Friday, 08 November 2019 11:26

eBay's top toys for Christmas

Based on Australian shopper trends and research, eBay's toy experts have handpicked the most-wanted toys.

Published in Entertainment

New Zealand’s competition regulator, The Commerce Commission, has released new product safety videos with the hard-hitting message “don’t toy with the life of a child”.

Published in Strategy

Australia toy retailer Kidstuff has successfully migrated its online store to the BigCommerce ecommerce platform.

Published in Deals
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 00:09

Anki brings Cozmo, Overdrive to Australian market

Silicon Valley-based robotics, consumer robotics, smart toys and video games company Anki is set to launch its robotics products Cozmo and OVERDRIVE in the Australian market.

Published in Entertainment

In 2004, before modern smartphones became app-enabled controllers for everything, WowWee used advanced handheld remotes to control its robots. But in 2016, they’ve "AppCessorised!"

Published in Home Tech

Smart toy sales of Skylanders, Amiibo and Lego will soar to 136 million units this year, with the entire smart toy industry to be boosted.

Published in Entertainment

Design company Autodesk is partnering with Mattel to bring cutting-edge 3D design and 3D printing experiences to Mattel’s toy line for families and kids.

Published in Home Tech

For the first time, Sydney’s Easter Show for 2015 has a ‘Tech Arena’, with several selling gadgets and toys, and a free tech tutorial ‘class’, too.

Published in Home Tech
Friday, 21 November 2014 15:16

Does Barbie know Linux?

According to Mattel no; because she is a girl she still needs the boys to help with those things called computers.

Published in The Linux Distillery
Monday, 03 November 2014 16:22

Sphero’s Ollie Ollie Ollie, oi - Fun Fun Fun!

Oi! Sphero’s app-controlled robot racer, Ollie, is coming to Australia this month for $149, and while more apps for Ollie are yet to come, its 60 minutes of playtime between charges and awesome on-phone sound effects is great fun!

Published in Entertainment
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Monday, 23 June 2014 11:11

Your Lego comes to life with Lego Fusion

The Lego Movie, made in Australia, was a massive success and the Danish toy company is looking to continue its momentum with a new product that allows kids (and kid-like adults) to copy their Lego creations into phone and tablet games.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 12:19

Parrot's Bebop drone is set to take off

French wireless products manufacturer Parrot is once again taking to the skies, this time showing off a drone which can be controlled by a smartphone, dubbed Bebop.

Published in Home Tech

A forthcoming online auction may be of interest to collectors of early IT equipment.

Published in Home Tech
Thursday, 07 November 2013 12:21

McDonald's wants to 3D print happy meals in-store

It's a rite of passage for every childhood - throwing a tantrum when the Happy Meal toy you've got your heart set on is no longer available. Well, not anymore, if McDonald's head of technology has his way.

Published in Development
Tuesday, 18 June 2013 08:30

Porsche builds a go-kart

Porsche has long been known for creating envy between neighbours, and now kids can get in on the action too.

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 27 May 2013 17:57

New quadrocopter is four times the awesome

Kickstarter has been known as the breeding ground for some cool inventions, but they don't get much cooler than this, a hybrid car-helicopter.

Published in Home Tech




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