Tag Archives: Toys

02Aug/20

New Rubik’s Official Cube App Solves the World’s Favourite Puzzle

Rubik’s has produced the world’s first official app that uses high tech phone camera and artificial intelligence processing to track a real 3D Rubik’s Cube and enhance the on-screen video in real-time, with arrows ‘painted’ on the Cube’s tiles to help teach how to solve it. The app also has audio and visual clues to help solve the real-life popular puzzle and help improve and record solve times. Read more

10Nov/16

Rubik’s Cube loses EU trademark fight over its shape

The famous multicoloured three-dimensional puzzle Rubik’s Cube loses a trademark battle as Europe’s top court says its shape is not sufficient to grant it protection against copycats.

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09Oct/15

Lego’s new toy – a 78 turbine wind farm

(BVO) – This isn’t the sort of construction most people would associate with Lego.

Seventy-eight wind turbines are in this farm 300 kilometres off the coast of Hamburg.

Lego and its partners, DONG Energy and William Demant say it will create power for 320,000 German households.
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14Mar/15

Mattel’s internet-connected Barbie doll alarms privacy advocates

(Next Media Online) – Toymaker, Mattel Inc., has announced an internet connected Barbie doll which features interactive conversation with its user. However, privacy advocates fear the doll’s cloud-based technology exposes children to eavesdropping by Mattel, or anyone with access to the company’s servers.
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