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The 2010 ToysRUs Holiday Hot Toy List is here

The 2010 ToysRUs Holiday Hot Toy List is here Get ready for your Holiday 2010 Toy Shopping.

Sep 21 2010, 10:02am CDT

Nintendo Wii and DS Game Releases in Q1 2009 Nintendo announced today a list of games for the Wii and DS that are scheduled to be released in the first Quarter of 2009. Nintendo highlights POKÉMON PLATINUM as the highlight of the game line-up slated for a March...

Dec 17 2008, 3:27pm CST

Best Japanese and Asian Shops to find unique Gizmos and Gifts

Best Japanese and Asian Shops to find unique Gizmos and Gifts Japanese gadget exporters have for years been a great source for unique gadget gifts. The makers of the famous Japanese notebook exporters Dynamism launched yesterday a new store called Gizmine. We took this launch to...

Nov 26 2008, 6:32am CST

Weekly Top 10: BlackBerry Storm, Black Friday, Aiptek V10, Flip MinoHD The BlackBerry Storm launches on November 21st in the US for $199.99 after $50 mail-in rebate. UK customers get their Storm on Friday. A new HD version of the extremely popular Flip...

Nov 16 2008, 9:00am CST

Tomy Hi-Kara Karaoke Cube is so Japanese

Tomy Hi-Kara Karaoke Cube is so Japanese Takara Tomy knows what Japanese want - a tiny portable Karaoke cube is just the thing. Tomy Hi-kara measures 70x70x70mm and sports a 2.4 inch color screen. The Karaoke music and text material comes via little...

Nov 11 2008, 4:00pm CST

Tomy XIAO 5MP Camera and Built-in Printer about to launch in Japan

Tomy XIAO 5MP Camera and Built-in Printer about to launch in Japan If you visit Japan before Christmas than the Tomy XIAO 5MP digital camera with built-in instant photo printer is a great gadget to bring home. The Tomy XIAO has the same portable photo printing technology from Zink...

Nov 11 2008, 9:02am CST

Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution 2 Heads to Wii

Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution 2 Heads to Wii If you ever wanted to be Ninja, your chance is coming. Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution 2 is coming to the Nintendo Wii. The game will mark the first time a Naruto title has come to the Wii console. The game features...

Jun 5 2008, 6:48am CDT

Weekly Top 10: Thunder, Bold, Eee 901, MSI Wind Last week I wrote that the Microsoft Yahoo topic is behind us, but I was wrong. It continues with Carl Icahn battling the Yahoo Board. BlackBerry gets into iPhone battle mode with the release...

May 18 2008, 9:00am CDT

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Takara Tomy Air Guitar Pro from Japan

Takara Tomy Air Guitar Pro from Japan Takara Tomy introduced the fun Air Guitar Pro in Japan last year. In the wake of Guitar Hero: On Tour I stumbled over them again and also found a must see Japanese video review of these Air Guitar gadgets. This toy...

May 10 2008, 12:59pm CDT

Nintendo announces Wii and DS Game Line-up for 2008

Nintendo announces Wii and DS Game Line-up for 2008 In case you got lucky enough to get a Nintendo Wii in your house Nintendo likes to inform you what games you can expect in stores soon. The Wii is still not available online at the suggested MSRP of $249. The prices...

Jan 17 2008, 4:00am CST

Shake Zink Printer like a Polaroid Picture

Shake Zink Printer like a Polaroid Picture ZINK Imaging, maker of the ZINK Zero Ink digital printing technology has announced a partnership with the instant photo brand Polaroid at the CES 2008. We reported about the new portable color printing technology that...

Jan 9 2008, 8:00am CST

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Nov 8 2007, 6:41am CST

Tomy i-Sobot Robot ships

Tomy i-Sobot Robot ships The world's smallest humanoid robot began shipping yesterday from Amazon.com. The Tomy i-Sobot went on sale at Amazon.com in early September for $299.99. The 6.5 inch tall robot can walk, talk, and dance. The i-Sobot...

Oct 23 2007, 8:00am CDT

Nintendo Wii Game Release Schedule for Holidays 2007 and Spring 2008

Nintendo Wii Game Release Schedule for Holidays 2007 and Spring 2008 This week Nintendo released their game line-up for the Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS for the Holidays and into Spring 2008. By the end of 2007, Nintendo expects the library of Wii games to grow to 140, not counting...

Oct 13 2007, 2:32am CDT

Japanese Toy: Groovy Takara Tomy Soundpet

Japanese Toy: Groovy Takara Tomy Soundpet We have already seen all kinds of musical toy pets like the Tomy iDog and others. Japanese Takara Tomy offers Soundpets, which are cute little plush toys that groove to your mp3 player music. The bear has a weird look...

Sep 29 2007, 12:00pm CDT

i-Sobot Robot Review and many Videos

i-Sobot Robot Review and many Videos The world's smallest humanoid robot i-Sobot from Tomy got reviewed in detail by Waziwazi. They also published a ton of videos where i-Sobot shows his tricks. See one video below. As reported the i-Sobot robot sells...

Sep 29 2007, 10:00am CDT

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Sep 13 2007, 5:16am CDT

i-Sobot Robot available on Amazon

i-Sobot Robot available on Amazon The cool Tomy i-Sobot robot is sells on Amazon.com for $299.99. Touted as the world's smallest humanoid robot, the i-Sobot has 17 custom designed actuators and a gyro-sensor. The 6.5 inch tall robot can walk, talk,...

Sep 10 2007, 8:10am CDT

Major Toy Robot Invasion coming this Fall

Major Toy Robot Invasion coming this Fall A new generation of toy robots is set to invade homes this fall. WowWee pioneered toy robots with the Robosapien back in 2004. Now a whole new generation of toy robots is offered by several companies. WowWee's new...

Jul 21 2007, 6:00am CDT

Tomy releases Air Guitar playing i-Sobot Robot Details

Tomy releases Air Guitar playing i-Sobot Robot Details Japanese toy maker Tomy announces details about their world's smallest humanoid robot i-Sobot. Even the Guinness book of records recognizes i-Sobot as the world's smallest humanoid robot in mass production. Tomy...

Jul 20 2007, 1:30pm CDT

Sweet and Small Indoor RC Air Plane

Sweet and Small Indoor RC Air Plane If you peruse I4U much you know that I have a serious RC Jones and play…ummm…review lots of remote controlled products. I particularly like RC planes, but they are hard to fly (actually it’s the landing that is...

Mar 21 2007, 3:00pm CDT

I4U Gadget Flyer: Sony PS3 Europe : Spyke : i-Sobot : GPS Shoe

I4U Gadget Flyer: Sony PS3 Europe : Spyke : i-Sobot : GPS Shoe The new ! Last week in review: New exciting robots are coming to our homes. More details of the versatile...

Jan 28 2007, 3:00am CST

Tomy i-SOBOT

Tomy i-SOBOT Japanese Toy maker Tomy shows off the i-SOBOT robot. Update: i-Sobot available on Amazon.com i-Sobot details and shipping Date revealed The i-SOBOT is supposedly the world's smallest two-legged walking robot with...

Jan 23 2007, 1:00pm CST

I4U Gadget Flyer: Wii and PS3 Pre-Order : Flight Simulator X : Sony NW-S700F

I4U Gadget Flyer: Wii and PS3 Pre-Order : Flight Simulator X : Sony NW-S700F The new ! Last week in review: This week the ! :: I4U Gadget Flyer - Weekly Top 10 Technology Stories...

Oct 15 2006, 5:00am CDT

Tomy Hello Kitty Nohohon

Tomy Hello Kitty Nohohon Hello Kitty is also now available as a Tomy solar powered Nohohon gadget. As with all Tomy Nohohon toys, the Hello Kitty one also shakes its head slowly powered buy solar energy. I still did not figure out what the...

Oct 12 2006, 3:00am CDT

Tomy Hidamari no Tami Holidays Edition

Tomy Hidamari no Tami Holidays Edition Ok, I know it is still October, but I get hammered with shops emailing me their hot gadgets for the holiday shopping season and I could not pass over the very Japanese Tomy Hidamari no Tami styled for the Holidays. We...

Oct 9 2006, 4:00am CDT

Japanese Lofty Pillow Tells How Well You Slept

Japanese Lofty Pillow Tells How Well You Slept Japanese Lofty Co., announces a pillow that measures the depth and quality of your sleep. A sensor tracks your head movements on the pillow. If you sleep well your head does not move much. The pillow compares the data...

Jun 14 2006, 8:00am CDT

Tomy EQ Trainer Gadget

Tomy EQ Trainer Gadget Japanese Toy maker Tomy will launch the EQ Trainer in March. EQ stands for Emotional Intelligence Quotient (This is different from IQ). The Tomy EQ Trainer is a small and low-cost PDA with touch screen. It is geared...

Jan 23 2006, 9:11am EST

Tomy Yumel Healing Partner Doll Available Now

Tomy Yumel Healing Partner Doll Available Now The Japanese Yumel Healing Partner Doll is so to say a sleep oriented Furby. The sleepy baby boy with the Anime eyes is monitoring the sleep pattern of its owner. Yumel likes to sleep and is supposedly acting up if...

Aug 15 2005, 11:54am EST

Tomy Putica RC Cars controllable via Mobile Phones

Tomy Putica RC Cars controllable via Mobile Phones Japanese toy company Tomy introduces a line of toy RC cars than can be controlled via a mobile phone. The Disney inspired cars have a infra-red control interface. the Putica dubbed RC cars can either be steered via...

May 27 2005, 12:41pm EST

I4U Gadget Flyer: Miniket, Canon Domination, OS X The new and receive a 1 year subscription to Sync Magazine for FREE! That is right! I4U gives away a 1 year subscription to the cool Gadget and Gear Print Magazine Sync. You only need to ! Instructions to get...

Apr 17 2005, 4:07am EST

Japanese Gadget: Tomy Flu Fleur Sound Flower

Japanese Gadget: Tomy Flu Fleur Sound Flower Japanese Toy Company Tomy offers two new desk flowers. One of them is the Flu Fleur which reacts to sound and glows in the dark. We reviewed the first Tomy gadget flower called Flip Flap a while back. Flip Flap is...

Apr 12 2005, 12:52am EST

I4U Gadget Flyer - Weekly Tech Gadget News

I4U Gadget Flyer - Weekly Tech Gadget News The new ! The Tech Gadget News Highlights for last week are: - The Top MP3 Players - Ranks the Top DVD Players - Ranks the Top Kitchen Gadgets - Ranks cool Movies we like Get The I4U Gadget Flyer...

Nov 6 2004, 2:08am EST

Japanese Toy: Tomy Hokoton Rhythm Figures

Japanese Toy: Tomy Hokoton Rhythm Figures AudioCubes brings us another toy from Japanese Toymaker Tomy. The Hokoton Rhythm figures can learn rythms and dance to them. The description says to tap a simple rhythm repeatedly for the Hokoton. It will learn the...

Nov 4 2004, 2:17am EST

Tomy Microaqua W Review

Tomy Microaqua W Review Hong Kong's Fancylogic sent us another one of their desk gadgets or call it toy. This time its another microaquarium from Japanese toymaker Tomy. The Microaqua W (Jumbo Aquarium) is way bigger (157mm x 133mm x 52mm)...

Oct 18 2004, 2:21am EST

Flip Flap Anti-Stress Desk Gadget Review

Flip Flap Anti-Stress Desk Gadget Review Hong Kong based Gadget Store Fancylogic sent us another Anti-Stress Gadget called Flip Flap. We reviewed a while ago the Nihohon. The Flip Flap is a cute looking Solar powered Flower made by Japanese Toy Company Tomy...

Sep 15 2004, 4:48am EST

I4U Gadget Flyer - Weekly Tech Gadget News 09-03-04 The new ! The Tech Gadget Highlights for last week are: Chrome RoboSapien Toy Robot Japanese Fighting Robot Kit Available! - Kondo KHR-1 Postcard-Size PC - HagakiPC Hot Tech Gadget Deals: iRiver PMP-100 PVP...

Sep 4 2004, 12:05am EST

Tomy Sleep Watch Doll

Tomy Sleep Watch Doll Japanese Toy Giant Tomy Co. and Japanese Sleeping Pillow Company Lofty Co. created a Doll that senses the owners sleeping habits. The Doll features six sensors and can say 1,200 sentences. It bothers the owner when he...

Aug 30 2004, 5:41am EST

LumiPad - Glowing Messageboards by Tomy

LumiPad - Glowing Messageboards by Tomy Japanese Toy maker created glowing message boards called LumiPads. The battery driven Message Pads use special pens (magentic) and light up the written message and makes it readable in darkness. See Photo below. The...

Jun 29 2004, 1:29pm EST

Japanese Sunny People - Tomy Hidamari no Tami Desk Toys

Japanese Sunny People - Tomy Hidamari no Tami Desk Toys We reviewed the Japanese Solar Desktop Toy Nohohon this January. The Nohohon, or as we called it in the review Nihohon (Fancylogic) is actually part of a whole set of different kinds of Hidamari no Tami's. The...

May 28 2004, 12:48pm EST