Geek Toys

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Usually, I write about a specific product in my news stories and reviews for The Gadgeteer. But recently I came across a website that blew me away with their models. The Little Planet Factory builds models of our solar system including realistic meteors (or small bodies as they are listed on the web page). These… Read More

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Over the course of my time with the Gadgeteer I've had the opportunity to review several different drones. I've reviewed big drones, little drones, and video drones. Two such drones, the Axis Vidius 420P video drone, and the Axis Aerius quadcopter, both flew well, but the Vidius was a bit bigger and had a built-in camera… Read More

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Drones have become a little boring in the last year or two because they are all pretty much the same. Parrot is changing all of that with their Mambo drone that comes with cannon and grabber attachments that take drone flying fun to the next level. The Parrot Mambo Drone can pair with your smartphone… Read More

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Fidget toys are the latest gadget craze for geeks. Stop chewing your pen cap or twirling your pencil and grab the Orbiter fidget toy from TEC Accessories. It's a fun and unique stress reliever. Let's take it for a spin - literally. The Orbiter is a two-piece fidget toy made of grade 5 Titanium, Neodymium magnets, and… Read More

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Who would want a traditional (aka boring) drone when you can have this remote controlled bird of prey instead. The remote controlled bald eagle has a carbon fiber frame with nylon and polyester wings that are 9.5 feet wide from feather tip to feather tip. The included rechargeable lithium battery powered wireless transmitter controls flight… Read More

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While adults (in body but not mind) are busy congregating on Facebook sharing questionable political memes, kids can visit a safe online community that has been created just for them. LEGO Life is a free app for Android and iOS devices where kids up to 13 years old can share pictures of their LEGO creations, comment… Read More

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Remember the classic Pong game? If you're a millennial, I'm talking about the arcade game and not the drinking game! If you would like to relive the golden age of video games, you can do so with this kit from Haynes that will give you all the tools and skills (foundation of electronics and soldering)… Read More

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I have been a writer for the-Gadgeteer a very long time and over the years I have developed a systematic process for doing reviews. I am pretty AR about order and method but occasionally an item gets left on my doorstep that causes me to throw out my rules and tear into the package like it's… Read More

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I will admit, that along with being a gadget freak I am a tech geek. One item that has fascinated me since becoming fairly mainstream has been drones or quad copters. With several models now available and with varying features including video camera kits drones are becoming more than toys. Prices have started to come… Read More

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It's too bad that we have to wait until next year for these cool Stranger Things vinyl POP! figurines from Funko! If you don't know what Stranger Things is, get your self over to Netflix right now and binge watch this very fun short series. It has all the best compontents of a great sci-fi… Read More

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Do you want to stand out from the crowd? Then the battery powered Bluetooth LED glasses from Chemion will definitely do that for you. Let's take a look. Chemion LED glasses are Bluetooth enabled battery powered reflective LED glasses that are designed to display messages and animations. Chemion LED glasses 2 AAA batteries Drawstring carrying pouch Leash… Read More

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I'm going to admit something right now that I'm not proud of... Ready? OK, here goes. I haven't played a live role playing game before. That's right, I have never played D&D games. Before you remove several points from my geek cred score, you have to remember, that I'm female and back when I was… Read More

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SplashLight is a unique water blaster that shoots bioluminescent water by using the protein luciferin and protein enzyme luciferase in tablet form (BioToy calls the tablets reLumes) such that when inserted into the squirt gun and mixed with ordinary tap water it creates the bioluminescent water. SplashLight shoots a stream of up to 12 feet… Read More

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I don't fidget nearly as much as an adult as I did when I was a child, but I still love little toys like the Jumbo Noah Fidget Toy from Fidgetland. What the heck is a fidget toy you ask? Fidget toys can be the clicker in your pen or even an ordinary paperclip. It's… Read More

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There are only nine days until Halloween. Do your kids have their trick or treating costumes picked out and do you have your Halloween party costume picked out? Don't give up, there is still time. You can head over to Amazon and check out their vast selection, including the Harley Quinn and Deadpool costumes shown… Read More