Once the International Toy Fair rolls around to New York next month, Desk Pets will be ready to wage war on desktops everywhere. Their mighty battalion of smartphone-controlled tanks is almost ready for duty.
Kick Bee Looking to Bend It Into Your Home This Year
BeeWi is introducing tons of new remote controlled and robotic toys at CES this year, but Kick Bee in particular caught our eye – a robot that can kick a ball. He’s no Messi, but he’s not a bad start.
Griffin Helo TC Assault Ready for Takeoff
Joining the veritable air force of smartphone-operated remote control helicopters is the Griffin Helo TC Assault, ready to launch missiles at specified targets, i.e. younger siblings.
The 3D Twister Kicks the Remote Controlled Car Into High Gear
Silverlit is stepping their game up in the remote controlled vehicle field in preparation for the holiday season. The 3D Twister packs 2.4 GHz tech to enable faster speeds, which naturally means crazier jumps, twists, turns, and tricks. It might also mean more damage dealt to the walls in the living room, so you might want to watch out for that.
Mickey Mote Brings a New Level of Interactivity to Disney DVDs
Disney DVD’s just got a whole lot more interactive. Several of their DVDs and Blu-Rays are now coming bundled with a special Mickey Mote. These discs, which also feature a special Discovery Mode, allow your child to interact with their favorite characters by using the adorable Mickey-shaped remote. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Handy Manny: Big Construction Job, and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Minnie’s Masquerade are just a few of the sample DVDs available with a Discovery mode. Pricing for a DVD packaged with a remote costs around $23.49 at Amazon, while a disc alone will cost about $19.99.
iMote is a Kid Friendly Remote Control
Sometimes, parental controls aren’t enough. If you want to be sure that your kids are watching appropriate content on TV, the iMote can help. It’s the only remote control that is safe enough for preschoolers. The remote is programmable with up to 5 of your child’s 5 favorite TV channels, which you ofcourse deem appropriate. Meanwhile, all other channels will automatically be blocked. The remote comes with 100+ stickers with TV network logos for you to customize the iMote with. The remote also happens to be safe enough to gnaw, not that it’s advised – but better the little ones chew on the iMote