As a child of the 80s I have a love for helicopters that is almost entirely based on the TV show Airwolf, in which Stringfellow Hawke, a loner who lives in a cabin outside of LA, accompanied only by his Bluetick Coonhound, “Tet”, and his priceless collection of paintings, serenading eagles with his equally priceless … Continue reading Griffin Helo TC Assault: Android and iOS-powered helicopter dogfights
Griffin were kind enough to invite us down to a space-age camper van in Central London to play with their latest and greatest App Powered Accessories range and nibble on a doughnut. How could we say no? Our inner child was delighted to play with the Crayola Colour Studio HD, that leveraged hundreds of pounds … Continue reading Hands on with the latest Griffin App Powered Accessories gear
iPhones are cool, but everything is so virtual. If you want to use your iPhone for physical fun, you’ll need iRemoco – a remote control helicopter for the iPhone, iPod and iPad. Using a special adapter that plugs into your iDevice, full control of a model helicopter is at your phone’s command. The toy helicopter … Continue reading iRemoco: Remote control helicopter for the iPhone
Helicopters are awesome. Unfortunately, most people can’t afford to buy one, and if they could, wouldn’t know how to fly it. Toy manufacturers noticed this injustice and have been hard at work creating simple, cheap models for us to pilot. At this year’s London Toy Festival, we looked at hundreds of helicopters with innovative features, … Continue reading Best toy helicopters: Our pick of the bunch
It’s never a bad time to give a gift to a loved one (especially if that loved one is you) and our friends at Firebox.com sent us a few ideas that caught our eye. Tip & Tilt Internet Radio Knobs, buttons, switches and dials won’t impede the design of this cutely colourful radio. Move between … Continue reading Ingenious gadget gift ideas
We originally covered the DraganFlyer back in February. That unmanned airborne vehicle (UAV) was the X4 and cost £12,000. Ten months on and the new DraganFlyer X6 model is out, with two more X’s and £10,000 on to the price tag. So what does the X6 add that makes it soar above its predecessor and … Continue reading What’s new in the DraganFlyer X6 helicopter?
Latest Gadgets were invited to see the goodies that will be available at Firebox.com this Christmas. You probably know Firebox.com as they offer a range of products including quirky gadgets to random toys, but are almost always unusual and exciting. Here are our top gadgets to watch out for. Ever wanted to watch a video … Continue reading Firebox Christmas Preview: MiLi iPhone Projector, Gyro Flyer, Lomo Panoramic 360 camera