The S.H.I.E.L.D. Heli Carrier Is the Only Toy You’ll Want for Christmas

It’s way too early to think about Christmas, but something as good as the S.H.I.E.L.D. Heli Carrier requires that special sense of excitement and anticipation that only the happiest season of the year can bring. I think that by now, everyone has seen The Avengers, and having seen it only last weekend, remnants of the […]

Parrot intros AR.Drone remote control plane for iPhone

Sometimes you just take a look at something and think “Wow! I want one of those”. Parrot’s latest bit of kit, the AR.Drone, is just one such object. The AR.Drone is a quadricopter (central cockpit and four propellers) that’s fully controllable via an iPhone or iPod Touch. Operating over Wi-Fi, it features two cameras. One […]

Sky develops upside-down TV remote control

British satellite broadcaster Sky is ready to welcome Australian friends to the UK with the introduction of an upside-down remote control. Ahh, I’ve never grown tired of the notion that everyone who lives in Australia stands on their head because it’s on the other side of the world from Britain (not exactly, of course).

Turn ANY TV Off With The TV Off Remote Jammer

Tell me if this scenario is familiar… Your husband (or wife, for that matter) wants to spend the night watching footie. Or perhaps American football. Or some other show that you absolutely dislike. On the other end of the spectrum, you want to watch your favourite show on the telly. An argument ensues. And goes […]

Let This Robot Do The Mowing

I love the smell of freshly cut grass. It brings back wonderful childhood memories; you know, back when the biggest thing on your mind was what your mum was going to make for supper? Or maybe the cute boy (or girl, for that matter) who lives down the street?