Lego http://www.stuff.tv/lego/features en-GB Lego Fusion blends real and virtual building into one http://www.stuff.tv/lego/lego-fusion-blends-real-and-virtual-building-one/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Construct something and you’ll see it automatically appear in a tablet game </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego Fusion blends real and virtual building into one" alt="Lego Fusion blends real and virtual building into one" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/lego-fusion-resort.jpg?1403230188" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>With its new Fusion sets, Lego moves into the digital world while keeping one foot firmly planted in real life.</p> <p>These boxes come with 200 building blocks which, when used to make structures and other models, can be transferred block-for-block into an app for iPads and Android tablets.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>For example, in the &ldquo;Town Master&rdquo; game, you can drop your facade in a virtual Lego town and have the rest of the house build around it automatically (in a similar colour scheme and building style). In another game, your facade is used to create a castle tower that defends against waves of enemies. Designs will also be shareable via the Lego online community.</p> <p>The games are certainly aimed at the younger market, and the technology isn&rsquo;t all that complex at present &ndash; you can&rsquo;t, for instance, build a huge car and have it virtually replicated in the app just by taking photos &ndash; but it&rsquo;s certainly an interesting indication of the way in which Lego&rsquo;s willing to embrace new tech.</p> <p>The Fusion sets will go on sale in August price at US$35 (&pound;20).</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lego/lego-s-mini-cooper-1000-bricks-classic-car/news">Lego&#39;s Mini Cooper is 1,000 bricks of classic car</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego Fusion&#039;s take on tower defence" alt="Lego Fusion&#039;s take on tower defence" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-fusion-tower.jpg?1403230188" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lego/lego-fusion-blends-real-and-virtual-building-one/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Android games iOS games Lego Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:36:46 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1439573 at http://www.stuff.tv Lego’s Mini Cooper is 1,000 bricks of classic car http://www.stuff.tv/lego/lego-s-mini-cooper-1000-bricks-classic-car/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New official set comes in British Racing Green, of course – and with a picnic hamper in the boot </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego’s Mini Cooper is 1,000 bricks of classic car" alt="Lego’s Mini Cooper is 1,000 bricks of classic car" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/lego-mini-main.jpg?1401983331" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Is this an official Lego set?</strong><br />Oh yes. The company designed this set in-house and will be selling it for &pound;75.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lego/lego-star-wars-sandcrawler-you-ve-been-looking/news">This is the 3300-brick Lego Star Wars Sandcrawler you&rsquo;ve been looking for</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>It looks startlingly detailed.</strong><br />Yep, this model is made of 1,077 bricks, and features a number of intricate little touches: the Mini logo, tan seats, a wood grain dashboard, door handles &ndash; even a picnic hamper in the boot. And it comes with the iconic British Racing Green paint job.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="The precise model is a Mini Cooper Mk IV" alt="The precise model is a Mini Cooper Mk IV" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-mini-front.jpg?1401983331" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Which parts move?</strong><br />A lot. You can open the boot, as we&rsquo;ve mentioned, but also the roof comes off and the doors and bonnet open. The seats push forward, and there&rsquo;s even a spare wheel in a hidden compartment in the boot.</p> <p><strong>I&rsquo;m sold, even for &pound;75. When&rsquo;s it out?</strong><br />It&rsquo;ll be on sale in August. So you&rsquo;ve got a bit of time to save up.</p> <p>[Via Gizmodo]</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/hot-stuff">BUILD YOURSELF UP WITH MORE HOT STUFF</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Bm84xWmxREE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Look at that bloomin&#039; basket" alt="Look at that bloomin&#039; basket" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-mini-rear.jpg?1401983331" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="1119" title="The set is due out in August 2014" alt="The set is due out in August 2014" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-mini-cooper-box.jpg?1401983331" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><legend>Carousel Extras</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The 1000-brick Lego Mini Cooper </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> Cars Hot Stuff Lego Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:26:20 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1438556 at http://www.stuff.tv Fully Charged: Skype adding real-time translation, Battlefield Hardline pits cops against robbers, and the 3D house printer http://www.stuff.tv/electronic-arts/fully-charged-skype-adding-real-time-translation-battlefield-hardline-pits-cops-agai <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tech, games, and more — all the news you need to kickstart the day </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Battlefield Hardline" alt="Battlefield Hardline" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/battlefield-hardline.jpg?1401258781" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/andrew-hayward" title="View user profile.">Andrew Hayward</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Police-themed Battlefield Hardline announced </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Following a series of leaks via Electronic Arts&rsquo; own website over the last day, the publisher confirmed the existence of Battlefield Hardline, a new entry in the long-running first-person shooter series that&rsquo;s due out this autumn.</p> <p>Rather than soldiers, Hardline spotlights police and their criminal counterparts in urban environments, with the leaks suggesting that multiplayer takes a SWAT vs. Thieves approach. The character classes will reportedly include Enforcer, Mechanic, Operator, and Professional, with game modes like Bomb Squad, Blood Money, and Carrier Assault in the mix.&nbsp;</p> <p>Battlefield Hardline is the first entry not developed by series creator DICE, as it&rsquo;s being handled by Visceral Games (Dead Space). It&rsquo;s expected out on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3, and EA says we&rsquo;ll get our first look at its E3 press conference on 9 June.</p> <p>[Sources: <a href="http://www.ea.com/news/battlefield-hardline-coming-this-fall">EA</a>, <a href="https://metro.co.uk/2014/05/27/battlefield-hardline-is-this-years-new-police-themed-shooter-4741455/">Metro</a>]</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/electronic-arts/e3-2014-biggest-video-game-news-so-far/feature">E3 2014 &mdash; the biggest video game news so far</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Official Skype Translator bridges language gaps </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>At the Code Conference yesterday, Microsoft demonstrated a fascinating upcoming feature for Skype: real-time translation during spoken conversation. Skype Translator translates speech from one language to another on the fly, with the results both spoken and displayed as subtitles on the screen.</p> <p>Microsoft isn&rsquo;t the first to dabble in such translation efforts, but Skype Translator will be unleashed upon a huge potential audience fairly soon: it&rsquo;s expected to be available before the end of 2014 in beta on Windows 8 devices, but Engadget notes that it&rsquo;s slated to reach all platforms that Skype operates on in time. No word yet on which languages will be supported from the start, but we&rsquo;re sure to hear more on that front in the coming months.</p> <p>[Sources: <a href="http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_blog/archive/2014/05/27/microsoft-demos-breakthrough-in-real-time-translated-conversations.aspx">Microsoft</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.engadget.com/2014/05/27/skype-translate/">Engadget</a>]</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/microsoft-surface-pro-3-vs-apple-ipad-air-weigh/feature">Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs Apple iPad Air: the weigh-in</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/eu9kMIeS0wQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Want to 3D print your next home? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Consumer-level 3D printers are designed to fit nicely into an average home&mdash;but now there&rsquo;s one large enough to print actual houses. Which is curiously its intent! Slovenian company BetAbram is due to release its P3 house printer this summer for approximately &euro;12,000, reports 3DPrint.com. It&rsquo;ll print houses at 4 meters x 3 meters, which the above teaser trailer begins to demonstrate.</p> <p>Larger models are due out in September: the P2 (&euro;20,000) can print houses at 12 meters x 6 meters, while the P1 (&euro;32,000) is planned to pump out homes at 16 meters by 9 meters. While 3D-printed homes might struggle to gain traction in developed countries, the report posits that such structures could provide serious benefits elsewhere in the world.</p> <p>[Source: <a href="http://3dprint.com/4392/3d-house-printer-betabram/">3DPrint.com</a>]</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/doodle-your-own-drone-3d-printing-pen/news">Doodle your own drone with a 3D printing pen</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ch8Dqdr-U8g" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego Batman 3 expands into space this autumn </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>What, three Lego-branded multiplatform games in the last several months wasn&rsquo;t good enough for you? Naturally, Warner Bros. and TT Games have another kid-friendly game to fire off in the near future, with Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham announced for a slew of platforms come autumn.</p> <p>Unexpectedly, the subtitle refers to outer space action, along with familiar locales like the Hall of Justice and Justice League Watchtower, and the game will boast more than 150 playable characters. It&rsquo;s coming out for essentially every current platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, and PlayStation Vita.</p> <p>The series has been wearing out its welcome of late with the barrage of licensed releases (Lego Marvel Super Heroes, The Lego Movie Videogame, and Lego The Hobbit), but younger players will surely eat up its new race events and myriad challenges.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lego/10-best-lego-minifigures-ever/feature">The 10 best Lego minifigures ever</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Xl9T3u4vSQk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/electronic-arts/fully-charged-skype-adding-real-time-translation-battlefield-hardline-pits-cops-agai#comments Console games Electronic Arts Lego Microsoft Windows 8 Wed, 28 May 2014 06:30:00 +0000 Andrew Hayward 1437986 at http://www.stuff.tv Fully Charged: Portal coming to Android, Kenya catching poachers with drones and Lego unveils Simpsons minifig range http://www.stuff.tv/lego/fully-charged-portal-coming-android-kenya-catching-poachers-drones-and-lego-unveils-simpsons-mi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Keep yourself clued in with our daily round-up of the best tech news </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Portal coming to Android" alt="Portal coming to Android" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/portal-on-nvidia-shield.jpg?1395905581" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Portal coming to Android and Nvidia Shield </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Heart-warming news for Android gamers and owners of the Nvidia Shield handheld console: <em>Portal</em> is coming to Google&rsquo;s OS.</p> <p>In a blog post, Nvidia revealed that Valve&rsquo;s beloved FPS/puzzle hybrid would &ldquo;soon&rdquo; be joining the <a href="http://shield.nvidia.com/play-android-games/">300-plus Android games</a> fully compatible with the Shield console. We can imagine the Shield&rsquo;s hardware buttons and pads might come in very handy when navigating the game&rsquo;s myriad brain-mangling levels, because touchscreen controls might not give you the precision required.</p> <p><strong>[Source: <a href="http://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2014/03/25/portal-shield/">Nvidia blog</a>]</strong></p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/nvidia/video-review-nvidia-shield/video">Nvidia Shield video review</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kenya to catch poachers with the help of drones </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Could 2014 be the year when drones shrug off their image as faceless tools of war and government oppression? Well, probably not &ndash; but for the first time it seems UAVs are getting press for their many non-creepy uses. First Mark Zuckerburg wants to use solar-powered drones to bring internet access to as-yet unconnected parts of the developing world, and now this: Kenya will be using unmanned surveillance aircraft to fight the poaching of elephants and rhinos.</p> <p>The Kenya Wildlife Service has announced that it&rsquo;s to begin a pilot scheme of using drones to patrol Tsavo National Park, one of the world&rsquo;s largest national parks and home to elephants and rhinos, which are poached for their ivory and horns respectively. So far in 2014, Kenya says it has lost 18 rhinos and 51 elephants to poachers &ndash; and there are hopes that the drones will not only put the criminals off but help catch those that persist. The Wildlife Service has not yet revealed which type of drone it&rsquo;ll be using, how many or the cost of the scheme, but did say they&rsquo;d be imported from another country.</p> <p><strong>[Source: <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/25/us-kenya-poaching-idUSBREA2O1D020140325">Reuters</a>]</strong></p> <p><em>Image credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/arselectronica/7406755896/in/photolist-chvytS-gsft48-9VU4Z2-abCshV-9PZyo5-jbVCyB-aaXJ6A-e8W4Fp-ei1iWe-dw8RoW-e8W7Qr-bTgkR8-7LHNCc-7MBfCE-he2fDs-he2857-he3mCX-he3ka6-he25V7-he3iUv-aCZh7M-eaj51q-eB7vuf-aCnpCz-8wm6hS-eTL3W4-aDMhfF-abjMPo-eTKZXP-bxsAxf-9yqXXk-fedAFZ-bxsAvS-dUZoQs-dhh8ff-ahSARb-9NPUSg-7C326c-bLnhJM-bxsAxW-aDSnJY-aDSnKS-aDc14f-aDRaAW-aCZMiv-aDRaDs-aDMheV-aD89Ca-aDMhcc-aDMhkk-aDMhdH/">Ars Electronica</a></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Drones" alt="Drones" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/drones.jpg?1395905581" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Lego Simpsons minifigs in all their glory </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>It seems the &pound;180 <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lego/lego-announces-180-simpsons-house-set/news">Lego Simpsons house</a> was just the beginning of a beautiful brand collaboration. Lego has just pulled the wraps off a full range of <em>Simpsons</em> minifigures, and they&rsquo;re pretty special (in fact, if you check out the Simpson family themselves, the quality of detail is even better than on those in the house set). Each of the 16 figures will cost US$4 (&pound;2.50) and will be released before a special Lego edition of <em>The Simpsons</em>, airing in the US on 4th May.</p> <p><strong>[Source: <a href="http://lego.gizmodo.com/the-new-16-lego-simpsons-minifigs-are-awesome-and-i-wan-1551815125">Gizmodo</a>]</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="648" title="The Lego Simpsons minifigs in all their glory" alt="The Lego Simpsons minifigs in all their glory" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-simpsons-minifigs.jpg?1395905581" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xbox One to tell you when you’re being a jackass online </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Microsoft has detailed its plans for Xbox Live&rsquo;s reputation system on Xbox One &ndash; and it&rsquo;ll give you and everyone who views your Gamercard a quick heads-up to how nice or nasty you are online via a colour system. Green will mean you&rsquo;re a good player, yellow will mean your attitude &ldquo;needs work&rdquo;, while red will mark you out as a player to be avoided.</p> <p>Your overall reputation will be determined by an algorithm that rewards you for putting in hours of &ldquo;good play&rdquo; (in which you&rsquo;ve been unreported by fellow gamers) and punishes you for disruptive behaviour. However, the odd bad report isn&rsquo;t going to sour things too much, because it&rsquo;ll take a concentrated succession of negative feedback from multiple players to do that. This means there should be less scope for butthurt n00bs you&rsquo;ve just fragged to get their revenge via reporting you.</p> <p>Players with &ldquo;avoid me&rdquo; ratings will begin to experience penalties, such as the revocation of Twitch broadcasting capabilities and reduced matchmaking pairings.</p> <p><strong>[Source: <a href="http://news.xbox.com/2014/03/xbox-one-leveling-up-reputation">Xbox.com</a> via <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2014/03/26/microsoft-reputation-warnings/">Engadget</a>]</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="940" height="529" title="Xbox One to tell you when you’re being a jackass online" alt="Xbox One to tell you when you’re being a jackass online" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/xbox-one-reputation.jpg?1395905581" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> Android games Lego Xbox One Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:03:40 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1434370 at http://www.stuff.tv This is the 3300-brick Lego Star Wars Sandcrawler you’ve been looking for http://www.stuff.tv/lego/lego-star-wars-sandcrawler-you-ve-been-looking/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego’s latest Ultimate Collector’s Series set is a droid’s worst nightmare </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="This is the Lego Star Wars Sandcrawler you’ve been looking for" alt="This is the Lego Star Wars Sandcrawler you’ve been looking for" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/lego-sandcrawler-hot-stuff.jpg?1395106029" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Wait, didn&rsquo;t Lego already release a Sandcrawler set?</strong><br />Yes, they originally launched a model of the Sandcrawler back in 2005, but it wasn&rsquo;t exactly stunning. Apparently, Lego&rsquo;s designers always saw it as a bit of a missed opportunity, so now almost ten years on they&rsquo;ve revisited the Jawas&rsquo; desert-crossing droid-nabber with a new limited edition set in the company&rsquo;s Ultimate Collector&rsquo;s Series.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s the difference?
</strong><br />The new set is far larger and more complex than the old one. There are almost 3,300 bricks involved, as well as eight tank tracks (the rear four of which can be steered), a front ramp that can be lowered using a gear and two chains, a crane and a magnet that can pick up droids and deposit them inside. The interior is highly detailed, and includes a cockpit from which the Jawa pilots steer the behemoth.</p> <p><strong>And it&rsquo;s big?</strong><br />Oh yes. Once completed, it measures 18 inches in length, 9 inches in height and 6 inches in width. It&rsquo;s a pretty imposing beast, we think you&rsquo;ll agree.</p> <p><strong>Looks like some new Mini-Figures too?</strong><br />Yep, there&rsquo;s a brand new Uncle Owen figure and a bunch of new droids (including R1 and R2 units), plus C-3PO, R2-D2, a young Luke Skywalker and four Jawas. And there&rsquo;s a speeder bike as well.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/v0l6OA1VZpI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Uncle Owen and Luke" alt="Uncle Owen and Luke" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/uncle-owen-and-luke.jpg?1395106029" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego Sandcrawler interior" alt="Lego Sandcrawler interior" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-sandcrawler-interior.jpg?1395106029" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego Sandcrawler" alt="Lego Sandcrawler" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-sandcrawler-2.jpg?1395106029" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Sounds like a pretty bumper crop of stuff. So what&rsquo;s the damage?</strong><br />I hope you&rsquo;re sitting down for this. The set (which is numbered 75059 in Lego&rsquo;s catalogue) is going to cost &pound;250 in the UK, or US$350/&euro;300 in other parts of the world. Suffice to say, this is one piece of Lego that ain&rsquo;t no kid&rsquo;s toy &ndash; much like the recently-announced Simpsons house set (a mere snip at &pound;180).</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/hot-stuff">SUCK UP MORE HOT STUFF HERE</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego Sandcrawler" alt="Lego Sandcrawler" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-sandcrawler-box.jpg?1395106029" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> Hot Stuff Lego Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:54:23 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1433825 at http://www.stuff.tv Fully Charged: Oculus Rift puts you on the England rugby pitch, Fujifilm X camera go customisable and new Lego Hobbit trailer http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fully-charged-oculus-rift-puts-you-england-rugby-pitch-fujifilm-x-camera-go-customisable-an <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It’s our daily round-up of all the gadgety goings-on in techland </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Oculus Rift puts you on the England rugby pitch" alt="Oculus Rift puts you on the England rugby pitch" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/oculus-rift-rugby.jpg?1395102169" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Oculus Rift to put you in the jockstrap of an England rugby player </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>O2 and England Rugby has come up with an innovative new use for the Oculus Rift VR headset: to give you a 3D perspective of a training session with the England rugby team.</p> <p>&ldquo;Wear the Rose&rdquo; is a 360-degree experience where the wearer gets to hear a team talk, receive a pass, be tackled and lots more. It&rsquo;s getting its debut at the O2 blueroom at Twickenham for the England vs Wales match this Sunday, but will be rolled out to O2 stores in the summer.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/oculus/hands-oculus-rift-v2-believe-vr-hype/feature" target="_blank">Hands-on with Oculus Rift v2: believe the VR hype</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/m-V8oMmqWFA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fujifilm launches X Signature camera customisation service </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Own a camera in Fujifilm&rsquo;s superb X series? Well, you can now have it decorated in the manner of your choosing thanks to the company&rsquo;s newly-launched X Signature customisation service. The service allows you to have your camera clad in a textured, coloured &ldquo;skin&rdquo;: think a pair of 1970s pimps&rsquo; boots, but wrapped around an <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x20/review" target="_blank">X20</a>. Now that&rsquo;s retro. There&rsquo;s a two-week turnaround and &pound;130 price tag on the service, and you can either have it performed on a brand new model or send in your existing camera for the treatment.</p> <p>Read more about it <a href="http://shop.fujifilm.co.uk/accessories/x-signature-skins/?utm_source=fuji.co.uk&amp;utm_medium=redirect&amp;utm_campaign=x-signature" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm launches X Signature camera customisation service" alt="Fujifilm launches X Signature camera customisation service" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifilm-x-pro-1-yellow-lizard.jpg?1395102169" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New trailer for Lego: The Hobbit highlights teamwork </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Warner Bros Games has released a trailer for the upcoming Lego: The Hobbit game, and while it&rsquo;s light on gameplay footage it suggests that the game will reward team play: playing as Bilbo, Gandalf and various dwarves, you&rsquo;ll be able to &ldquo;buddy up&rdquo; with other players in order to perform new abilities and special attacks.</p> <p>The game will be out this spring for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Wii U, 3DS and PC.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/J8Qp6rL_7qw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fully-charged-oculus-rift-puts-you-england-rugby-pitch-fujifilm-x-camera-go-customisable-an#comments Fujifilm Gaming Lego Oculus Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:43:23 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1433365 at http://www.stuff.tv Fully Charged: Doctor Who Lego, Virgin Media's 152Mb broadband and the solar charger you wear on your wrist http://www.stuff.tv/lego/fully-charged-doctor-who-lego-could-be-coming-and-virgin-s-broadband-gets-even-quicker/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Our daily news round-up of all that’s happening in tech and gadgets </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego Doctor Who" alt="Lego Doctor Who" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/lego-tardis.jpg?1393645787" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego now accepting Doctor Who design submissions </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Got an idea for a Doctor Who-themed Lego set? Then we have good news for you: Lego has officially begun accepting Cuusoo designs concerning the world&rsquo;s best known Time Lord.</p> <p>If you&rsquo;ve not seen it before, Cuusoo is like an officially-sanctioned Kickstarter for Lego sets. Users can submit designs for new models and, should their idea gain enough backers on the site, Lego will consider adapting it into a real-life retail package. The company has a &ldquo;blacklist&rdquo; of popular franchises it won&rsquo;t accept submissions for; Doctor Who used to be on the list, because the BBC had licensed the rights to produce Lego-style construction sets to Character Building. But now Lego&#39;s reached an agreement that&#39;ll let users submit Doctor Who designs.</p> <p>So far we&rsquo;ve seen successful Cuusoo campaigns for a <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lego/back-future-lego-set-becomes-official/news" target="_blank">Back to the Future DeLorean</a>, <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lego/fully-charged-lego-ghostbusters-are-official-and-little-tikes-toy-car-becomes-70mph-hot-hatch/n">Ghostbusters</a> and the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lego/mars-curiosity-rover-gets-its-own-lego-set/news">Mars Curiosity Rover</a>.</p> <p><strong>[Source: <a href="https://legocuusoo.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/325064-license-conflicts-and-resolutions">Cuusoo</a> via <a href="http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/02/25/lego-now-accepting-doctor-who-designs-for-their-cuusoo-projects/">Bleeding Cool</a>]</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Virgin Media launches 152Mb broadband </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Virgin Media today announced that its top tier broadband package can now offer speeds of up to 152Mb &ndash; 19 times faster than the average UK broadband speed. The new ultrafast option is joined by a speed increase to 50Mb for the company&rsquo;s entry-level package.</p> <p>To publicise the new speeds, Virgin sent Olympic medallist Rebecca Adlington around London in a moving living room driven by a man in a dog suit. We&rsquo;re not really sure why, but here&#39;s a picture of it anyway.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Virgin Media launches 152MB broadband" alt="Virgin Media launches 152MB broadband" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/virgin-media.jpg?1393582398" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Carbon wearable solar charger: a “watch” that tops up your phone </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="399" scrolling="no" src="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/875790568/carbon-wearable-solar-charger/widget/video.html" width="532"></iframe></p> <p>Another week, another brilliant Kickstarter idea pops up on the radar. This time it&rsquo;s a solar charger that looks like a wristwatch but actually collects power while you&rsquo;re wearing it &ndash; enough to give a phone, tablet or any other USB-charged device a much-needed extra jolt of battery life.</p> <p>Carbon is a nice-looking (if perhaps a little chunky) device with a leather strap, and available in black and silver finishes. But it&rsquo;s a seriously handy piece of gear: its creators say it can deliver up to three extra hours of web browsing or talk time to a smartphone.</p> <p>Pledge US$95 (&pound;60) or more and, if the Carbon campaign proves successful, you&rsquo;ll receive your own charger around August of this year. The campaign is seeking US$48,000 (&pound;29,000) with 30 days left to go.</p> <p><strong>[Source: <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/875790568/carbon-wearable-solar-charger">Kickstarter</a>]</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> Lego Virgin Media Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:22:12 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1433007 at http://www.stuff.tv Minifigure masterpieces: 10 of the best stop motion Lego movies http://www.stuff.tv/lego/minifigure-masterpieces-10-best-lego-movies/feature <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> When you breathe life into Lego, something magical happens... </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="878" height="658" title="Best Lego Movies" alt="Best Lego Movies" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/lego-gears-of-war.png?1392823101" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Lego Movie is upon us and we can&#39;t wait to settle in and watch our colourful blocky dreams come to life on the glorious silver screen.</p> <p>To celebrate, we&#39;ve trawled through the interwebs looking for some of the best stop motion Lego movies to treat ourselves to, so sit back and feast your eyes on these delightful mini-masterpieces:</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/esat-dedezade" title="View user profile.">Esat Dedezade</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Felix Baumgartner&#039;s Lego space jump </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Felix Baumgartner is the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/felix-baumgartner-supersonic-skydive-everything-you-need-know/news" target="_blank">crazy Austrian fellow</a> who <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/updated-video-watch-felix-baumgartner-supersonic-skydive/news" target="_blank">dived back down to Earth</a> from 24 miles above its surface, and this brave little Lego pilot manages to achieve the same feat. Almost.</p> <p>We tried to calculate the equivalent height/distance ratio to account for the much smaller size of the Lego daredevil, but then our brains started to hurt. Either way, it&#39;s high enough for a minifigure and the courageous fellow was rightfully rewarded with lots of little celebration beers after his successful landing.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/A_MxWxDECgA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Spider-Man: The Peril of Doc Ock HQ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The special effects and soundtrack in this Spidey-themed entry are nothing short of mind blowing. From web swinging to fast paced combat, it has everything you could ever want. From a stop-motion Lego production.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/7w5SdKABSDM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bricks of War </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Explosions, bullets, guns and chainsaws (which are attached to previously mentioned guns). It can only mean Gears of War, and it&#39;s adorably gruesome in Lego form.</p> <p>Creator Kooberz even manages to pull off the game&#39;s third-person camera angle and aiming animations smoothly. An action-packed masterpiece.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Ua5qh40x4KA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego Arcade </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&quot;These were once games, my child&quot;.&nbsp;</p> <p>&quot;But why are the graphics so bad, granddad&quot;?&nbsp;</p> <p>&quot;They&#39;re made out of Lego, you see. But the games themselves weren&#39;t much clearer in real life. We didn&#39;t have any of the HD 4K speculus rift nonsense you have now&quot;.</p> <p>&quot;Not HD? Well that sucks. I&#39;m going back to play Call of Killing: 2 K1ller 4u&quot;.</p> <p><em>Little Timmy picks up his controller, faces the TV, and slits the throat of a mutant alien while gleefully insulting its mother. A single tear gently crawls down granddad&#39;s face</em>.</p> <p>&quot;Your loss, my child. Your loss....&quot;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/KhkR-vHXO28" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Eddie Izzard- Death Star Canteen </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>We&#39;re not sure what possessed YouTube user Thorn2200 to upload this Lego rendition of Eddie Izzard&#39;s Death Star canteen routine, but we&#39;re sure glad they did it. Adding plenty of comedic weight to an already funny piece, we&#39;ll never quite look at a tray without smirking again.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Sv5iEK-IEzw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Portal - Lego Stop Motion </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>We challenge you to sit through this entire Portal-themed movie without nodding your head or tapping your feet to the excellent ending song sung by GLaDOS. Now if you&#39;ll excuse us, we&#39;ve suddenly developed a massive hankering for a slice of moist, tasty cake.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/D4IvWsuseTw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-6"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;Mission Assembled&quot; Lego superhero stop motion movie </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ok, so this doesn&#39;t have the same level of polish and dazzling effects as some of the other entries. But it&#39;s 21 minutes long, damn it, and it was made by a loving dad as a surprise birthday present for his son&#39;s eighth birthday.</p> <p>Combining more superheroes than you can shake a glove at, it&#39;s every little kid&#39;s Lego dream come true.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/EhLEBCBGkmk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-7"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Star Wars: The Han Solo Affair </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>From the creators of the Spiderman Lego short movie comes this Star Wars-themed snippet which follows Han Solo&#39;s carbonite imprisonment. This version didn&#39;t make the final cut for the actual movie, but it exists here in all its blocky glory.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/6gbLuyVXsdk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-8"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego Shopping </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Supermarkets are only ahead of garden centres and dentists on the scale of boring establishments, but all it takes to make them exciting is a little dash of Lego.</p> <p>Created by Lego master Michael Hickox, it&#39;s by far the best supermarket-themed Lego movie you&#39;ll ever need to see.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/8FAt7ze-QLQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-9"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego zombie hunters </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>We know what you&#39;re thinking. What good is a Lego zombie movie when Lego pieces don&#39;t come with blood, brains and guts to spill? Luckily this flick has all of the above and more, thanks to some very well done (and pretty gruesome) special effects.</p> <p>We&#39;ll never look at red plasticine in the same way again.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lego" target="_blank">All of our awesome Lego stories, in one magical place</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/1dDZzboAQck" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Brickbusters: 10 great Lego movies </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-carousel-image-small"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item small image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_carousel_image_small" width="450" height="340" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-movies.jpg?1392823101" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/lego/minifigure-masterpieces-10-best-lego-movies/feature#comments Lego Thu, 13 Feb 2014 17:46:14 +0000 Esat Dedezade 1432386 at http://www.stuff.tv Fully Charged: Lego Ghostbusters are official, the hidden treasures of Spotify and the 70mph Little Tikes hot hatch http://www.stuff.tv/lego/fully-charged-lego-ghostbusters-are-official-and-little-tikes-toy-car-becomes-70mph-hot-hatch/n <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Come on in to discover all that’s new and wonderful in the world of tech this morning </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="It’s official: Ghostbusters Lego is coming" alt="It’s official: Ghostbusters Lego is coming" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/ghostbusters-lego.jpg?1391220196" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It’s official: Ghostbusters Lego is coming </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>30 years after Ghostbusters was released, Peter Venkman and chums are finally getting the recognition they deserve: a Lego set. Lego has announced that it&rsquo;ll be launching a box featuring minifigures of the four Ghostbusters alongside their ECTO-1 ambulance transport.</p> <p>The set is coming courtesy of Cuusoo, which is basically Lego&rsquo;s answer to Kickstarter: users can propose Lego sets and, if the public like them enough, they can become official products. <a href="http://lego.cuusoo.com/ideas/view/36088" target="_blank">Brent Waller&rsquo;s brainchild for a Ghostbusters package</a> has gained over 10,000 supporters &ndash; and Lego had to sit up and take notice.</p> <p>The final design may vary somewhat from Waller&rsquo;s vision, but Lego will reveal that &ndash; as well as pricing and availability &ndash; later in the year.</p> <p><strong>[Source: <a href="http://blog.lego.cuusoo.com/" target="_blank">Cuusoo blog</a>]</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Little Tikes car re-imagined as 70mph adult version </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The sight of a Little Tikes pedal car will bring back happy memories for many a British child &ndash; but if you catch a glimpse of John Bitmead&rsquo;s version you may think something is a little off. And rightly so.</p> <p>Bitmead has built an adult-sized version of the red and yellow coupé. Powered by a petrol engine and equipped with working headlights, an airbag and mirrors, it&rsquo;s capable of comfortably* transporting two fully-grown men at up to 70mph.</p> <p>Bitmead spent over 1,000 hours (and &pound;4,000) realising the car, which he plans to drive from John O&rsquo;Groats to Lands End for charity.</p> <p><strong>[Source: <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-25955249" target="_blank">BBC News</a>]</strong></p> <p>* <em>It doesn&rsquo;t have windows or a windscreen, so comfort may depend on the weather conditions</em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Little Tikes car re-imagined as 70mph adult version" alt="Little Tikes car re-imagined as 70mph adult version" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/little-tikes.jpg?1391220196" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Forgotify app plays only unheard Spotify songs </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Astoundingly, there are around four million songs in Spotify&rsquo;s library that have never been listened to. Not even once. That&rsquo;s around a fifth of all the tracks on there. And a new web app aims to reduce that number.</p> <p><a href="http://forgotify.com/" target="_blank">Forgotify</a> plays Spotify songs that have never been played before. Click its button and your ears will be treated to a virgin tune, a track that has lain dormant and unloved on the service until you came along. We can&rsquo;t promise the songs you hear will be any good (in fact we strongly suspect they won&rsquo;t), but you can sleep easy knowing you&rsquo;re responsible for making some struggling musician&rsquo;s day (via a royalty payment in the region of 0.00005p).</p> <p><strong>[Source: <a href="http://techcrunch.com/2014/01/30/forgotify-only-plays-spotify-songs-that-no-one-has-ever-played-before/" target="_blank">TechCrunch</a>]</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Forgotify app plays only unheard Spotify songs" alt="Forgotify app plays only unheard Spotify songs" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/forgotify.jpg?1391220196" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dogecoin funding another unlikely Winter Olympian </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mere days after <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fully-charged-dogecoin-saves-jamaican-bobsleigh-team-samsung-puts-tablets-your-coffee-shop/news" target="_blank">raising the money to send a broke Jamaican bobsleigh team to the Sochi Winter Olympics</a>, the meme-inspired crypto-currency has done it again &ndash; this time with Indian luge contender Shiva Keshavan.</p> <p>The Dogecoin Foundation, in conjunction with Reddit&rsquo;s Dogecoin community, has raised over US$6,000 (&pound;3,650) in donations for Keshavan, allowing him to compete in the event. The group is apparently in the process of raising travel funding for two more Indian athletes.</p> <p><strong>[Source: <a href="http://www.dailydot.com/lifestyle/dogecoin-india-olympics-shiva-keshavan/" target="_blank">The Daily Dot</a>]</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/nrZ_MFoWo00" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> Lego Spotify Thu, 30 Jan 2014 21:48:42 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1431870 at http://www.stuff.tv Google and Lego’s free 3D online Lego builder is amazing http://www.stuff.tv/google/google-and-lego-s-free-3d-online-lego-builder-amazing/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Our work for next week’s just gone straight out the window… </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" title="Google and Lego’s free 3D online Lego builder is amazing" alt="Google and Lego’s free 3D online Lego builder is amazing" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/stuff-logo-lego_0_0.jpg?1391093247" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Just when you&rsquo;ve got yourself organised and ready to plough through your to-do list, Google and Lego come along and ruin all your hours of structured productivity.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s all thanks to their new <a href="http://www.buildwithchrome.com/" target="_blank">Build with Chrome</a> experiment you see. Initially released down under last year to <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lego/build-3d-lego-models-online-free-and-wave-goodbye-productivity/news" target="_blank">celebrate 50 years of Lego in Australia</a>, it&rsquo;s now opened up to the entire interwebs.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/esat-dedezade" title="View user profile.">Esat Dedezade</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&hellip;</p> <p>Well, we suppose one little go won&rsquo;t hurt&hellip;.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lego" target="_blank">More brick-tastic Lego news</a></strong></p> <p>[<a href="http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2014/01/chrome-lego-you-can-build-whatever-you.html" target="_blank">Google</a> via <a href="http://thenextweb.com/google/2014/01/28/google-lego-team-new-chrome-experiment-lets-build-anything-web-browser/#!tE7b7" target="_blank">The Next Web</a>]</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/r4TIkhm2tWc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><legend>Carousel Extras</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Build Lego in Google Chrome </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/google/google-and-lego-s-free-3d-online-lego-builder-amazing/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/google/google-and-lego-s-free-3d-online-lego-builder-amazing/news#comments Google Lego Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:24:23 +0000 Esat Dedezade 1431774 at http://www.stuff.tv Lego announces £180 Simpsons house set http://www.stuff.tv/lego/lego-announces-180-simpsons-house-set/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Our wallets are telling us no. But our hearts, our hearts are telling us yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1024" height="768" title="Lego announces £180 Simpsons house set" alt="Lego announces £180 Simpsons house set" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/simpsons-lego-set-main.jpg?1389692463" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Lego has unveiled an officially licensed Simpsons lego set, and we&#39;re desperately flinging our wallets at our screens to try and snap one up before the sensible part of our brains can process the &pound;180 price tag.</p> <p>Made up of over 2,500 pieces, the set features the iconic Simpson family home, complete with Homer&#39;s battered pink car and the legendary brown couch.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/esat-dedezade" title="View user profile.">Esat Dedezade</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Tiny details like paintings, phones and rugs are all accounted for, and the whole family (including stupid sexy Flanders) is thrown in too.</p> <p>The house itself is spilt down the middle and fans can open it up to access all the rooms within.</p> <p>It&#39;ll make an adorable mansion for a lucky hamster, or offer hours of distraction while you&#39;re bored at work.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="883" height="662" title="Lego announces £180 Simpsons house set" alt="Lego announces £180 Simpsons house set" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/simpsons-lego-set-open.jpg?1389692463" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="929" height="697" title="Lego announces £180 Simpsons house set" alt="Lego announces £180 Simpsons house set" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/simpsons-lego-set-fully-open_0.jpg?1389692463" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Simpsons characters also have moulded sleeves and shorts - a Lego first - and ten more characters will be available in May, coinciding with a special Lego episode of the series. </p> <p>The house play set itself will hit UK shelves in February, and we can&#39;t damn-diddly wait.</p> <p>What? It&#39;s a perfectly cromulent word.</p> <p>[via <a href="http://crave.cnet.co.uk/gadgets/lego-simpsons-house-is-offish-diddly-icial-out-february-for-180-50013190/" target="_blank">CNET</a>]</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="712" height="534" title="Lego announces £180 Simpsons house set" alt="Lego announces £180 Simpsons house set" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/simpsons-lego-set-close-up.jpg?1389692463" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/lego/lego-announces-180-simpsons-house-set/news#comments Lego Thu, 09 Jan 2014 12:34:29 +0000 Esat Dedezade 1431044 at http://www.stuff.tv Mars Curiosity Rover gets its own Lego set http://www.stuff.tv/lego/mars-curiosity-rover-gets-its-own-lego-set/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> And it’s designed by a former NASA man, no less! </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego Mars Rover" alt="Lego Mars Rover" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/lego-cuusoo-mars-curiosity-rover.jpg?1387597718" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Everyone&rsquo;s favourite Mars-roving robot is about to be immortalised as a product by everyone&rsquo;s favourite building block toy company.</p> <p>Yes, Lego has announced that, from 1st January 2014, you&rsquo;ll be able to buy a special set based on NASA&rsquo;s Mars Curiosity Rover. The 1:20 scale set even offers a similar rocking suspension setup to the real thing.</p> <p><em>Image credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/65402716@N07/7624733750/in/set-72157627997956311" target="_blank">Stephen Pakbaz</a></em></p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The project came about due to Lego&rsquo;s Cuusoo site &ndash; a kind of Kickstarter for fan-designed sets. Projects posted here, should they gain enough users votes and survive a formal review by Lego, can go from being mere pipe dreams to actual products, and that&rsquo;s what happened here: the project was submitted way back in 2011, and 10,000-odd votes later it&rsquo;s going to be available for US$30 (&pound;18).</p> <p>Particularly interesting is the fact that the set&rsquo;s designer, mechanical engineer Stephen Pakbaz, actually worked for NASA on the Curiosity project. So you know it&rsquo;s going to be pretty accurate.</p> <p>Come New Year&rsquo;s Day, you&rsquo;ll be able to purchase the set from Lego&rsquo;s online store. And then explore your living room for signs of water.</p> <p>[<a href="http://blog.lego.cuusoo.com/2013/12/18/lego-nasa-mars-curiosity-rover/" target="_blank">Lego Cuusoo</a> via <a href="http://news.cnet.com/8301-11386_3-57616139-76/mars-curiosity-rover-transforms-into-an-official-lego-model/" target="_blank">CNET</a>]</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-mars-rover-in-box.jpg?1387597718" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> Lego Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:38:35 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1430302 at http://www.stuff.tv Life-size drivable Lego car blows our minds http://www.stuff.tv/lego/life-size-drivable-lego-car-blows-our-minds/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 500,000 pieces of Lego + 256 pistons = a Lego masterpiece </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="800" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/lego-car.jpg?1387362909" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you're a Lego fan, then sit down, because this life-size Lego car will make you weak at the knees.</p><p>Made from 500,000 pieces of Lego and powered by four orbital engines 256 air-powered pistons, it features everything a car needs to get you from A to B, including doors, a steering wheel, and a top speed of 20-30km.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/esat-dedezade" title="View user profile.">Esat Dedezade</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Australian creators Steve Sammartino and Raul Oaida built the Lego car in Romania before it was shipped to Melbourne, and they have yet to hammer out its full speed over a long stretch of road, for fear of a giant Lego explosion, despite the steel chassis and load-bearing parts.</p> <p>Looking at the masterpiece they&#39;ve created, we can&#39;t say we blame them.</p> <p>[<a href="http://www.superawesomemicroproject.com/" target="_blank">Super Awesome Micro Project</a> via <a href="http://gizmodo.com/this-amazing-life-size-air-powered-lego-car-hits-20mph-1485535767" target="_blank">Gizmodo</a>]</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/_ObE4_nMCjE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/lego/life-size-drivable-lego-car-blows-our-minds/news#comments Lego Wed, 18 Dec 2013 10:35:10 +0000 Esat Dedezade 1430228 at http://www.stuff.tv Christmas Gift Guide 2013: 12 gadgets and presents for Lego fans http://www.stuff.tv/lego/christmas-2013/christmas-gift-guide-2013-12-gadgets-and-presents-lego-fans/feature <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Build a better Christmas for Lego fans with this cornucopia of box sets, accessories and games featuring the mighty blocks </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego Back to the Future DeLorean" alt="Lego Back to the Future DeLorean" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/lego-delorean-logo.jpg?1385634387" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Everyone loves Lego&nbsp;&ndash; if you&#39;re looking to brighten up someone&#39;s Christmas, you can&#39;t go wrong with the colourful bricks.</p> <p>Whether you&#39;re buying for kids or trying to find a special something for an AFOL (that&#39;s Adult Fan of Lego, fact fans), we&#39;ve rounded up the best brick-based prezzies this Christmas.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/stephen-graves" title="View user profile.">Stephen Graves</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego Minecraft village (£30) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Lego and Minecraft go together like&hellip; well, like bricks and mortar &ndash; it was inevitable that Notch&#39;s construction game would eventually combine forces with the ultimate physical building block toy.</p> <p>The latest in Lego&#39;s officially licensed Minecraft series, this Micro World biome comes complete with Pig, Villager and Zombie Micromob figures, and can be combined with the existing Lego Minecraft sets to create a whole Minecraft world.</p> <p><a href="http://shop.lego.com/en-GB/Micro-World-The-Village-21105?fromListing=listing" target="_blank">lego.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego Minecraft village" alt="Lego Minecraft village" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-minecraft-village.jpg?1385634387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego Adult watch (from £70) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Kids have been wrapping Lego watches around their wrists for ages &ndash; now it&#39;s time for the grown-ups to get in on the act. This new collection of Lego watches from Clictime ranges from the understated Multi-eye watch to heart and skull designs, to an endearingly goofy bit of wrist candy sporting a Lego minifigure head.</p> <p>In true Lego style, you can customise them &ndash; the straps can be dismantled and connected together in different colour combinations. They&#39;re not available to buy just yet, but we&#39;re assured they&#39;ll be out in time for Christmas &ndash; check back for more details.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego Adult watch" alt="Lego Adult watch" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-watches.jpg?1385634387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego Creator: Sydney Opera House (£250) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>One for seriously dedicated Lego-heads, this mammoth set is built on an operatic scale. Still, for those with the skills to master its 2989 Lego bricks, it provides ample rewards.</p> <p>The curved forms of Sydney&#39;s iconic Opera House require the use of advanced building techniques, and there&#39;s a good six or seven hours of build time to be had here. And the end result is spectacular.</p> <p><a href="http://shop.lego.com/en-GB/Sydney-Opera-House-10234?CMP=KAC-SAHCSEU8&amp;HQS=10234" target="_blank">lego.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego Creator: Sydney Opera House" alt="Lego Creator: Sydney Opera House" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-sydney-opera-house.jpg?1385634387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego Marvel Super Heroes (£41) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A joyous love letter to Marvel Comics that manages what even Joss Whedon couldn&#39;t &ndash; bringing all of the Marvel superheroes, including the X-Men, Spiderman and the Avengers &ndash; together to battle Doctor Doom.</p> <p>As well as an engaging storyline crammed with even the most obscure Marvel characters, you also get a whopping open world to explore, jam-packed with challenges and side missions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/LEGO-Marvel-Super-Heroes-Xbox/dp/B00CHHKJFA" target="_blank">amazon.co.uk</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego Marvel Super Heroes" alt="Lego Marvel Super Heroes" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-marvel-superheroes.jpg?1385634387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego Back to the Future DeLorean (£35) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Lego&#39;s crowdsourced Cuusoo programme has come up with a brace of awesome new sets dreamt up by fans &ndash; and none is closer to our heart than the Back to the Future DeLorean.</p> <p>It comes with Doc Brown and Marty McFly minifigures, spare parts so that you can recreate the time machine from each of the three films, and is simple enough for kids and adults alike to assemble. Great Scott!</p> <p><a href="http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/1379424.htm?CMPID=GS001&amp;_$ja=cgid:12415553070|tsid:41361|cid:166600950|lid:54869318213|nw:g|crid:34613900070|rnd:16356027091916055982|dvc:c|adp:1o1" target="_blank">argos.co.uk</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego Back to the Future DeLorean" alt="Lego Back to the Future DeLorean" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-delorean-2.jpg?1385634387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego Moleskine notebook (£12) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&quot;When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things.&quot; So sayeth the Good Book.&nbsp;There are some childish things you don&#39;t want to put away, though &ndash; this notebook may be for taking sensible minutes in business meetings, but it comes complete with a Lego plate embedded into the front cover, letting you customise it to your heart&#39;s content. A good book, indeed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/book/9788866130093?redirected=true&amp;gclid=CPWriL_DhbsCFUYTwwod8CYAIw" target="_blank">bookdepository.co.uk</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego Moleskine notebook" alt="Lego Moleskine notebook" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-moleskine-2.jpg?1385634387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-6"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego Star Wars Ewok Village (£200) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Star Wars fans gripe about Return of the Jedi&#39;s Ewoks, calling them childish inventions created only to sell toys. That&#39;s as maybe &ndash; but those toys are <em>awesome</em>.</p> <p>Look at this gorgeous Ewok village, for example &ndash;&nbsp;complete with Ewok traps and catapults, speeder bikes, rope bridges and secret hidey-holes. You also get 15 minifigures, including Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and a brace of the Emperor&#39;s finest Stormtroopers. You know, the ones who were beaten in open battle by a bunch of teddy bears armed with sticks.</p> <p><a href="http://shop.lego.com/en-GB/Ewok-Village-10236" target="_blank">lego.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1920" height="1338" title="Lego Star Wars Ewok Village" alt="Lego Star Wars Ewok Village" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-ewok-Village.jpg?1385634387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-7"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Belkin Lego iPhone 5s Builder case (£25) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This iPhone 5s case may look like it&#39;s entirely frivolous, wrapping Jony Ive&#39;s gorgeous smartphone design in a primary-coloured Lego brick. But scratch the surface and it&#39;s actually rather clever &ndash; you can construct your own iPhone stand, photo tripod or camera dolly on the back of your phone with Lego bricks. Or just turn it into a toy aeroplane.</p> <p><a href="http://www.belkin.com/uk/p/P-F8W283/" target="_blank">belkin.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Belkin Lego iPhone 5s Builder case" alt="Belkin Lego iPhone 5s Builder case" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/belkin-lego-iphone-case.jpg?1385634387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-8"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego salt and pepper set (£5) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>For the Lego fan who has everything, this condiment set is fantastic, plastic and stackable. Just don&#39;t try to eat your dinner with Lego knives and forks.</p> <p><a href="http://shop.lego.com/en-GB/Salt-and-Pepper-Set-850705" target="_blank">lego.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego salt and pepper set" alt="Lego salt and pepper set" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-salt-and-pepper.jpg?1385634387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-9"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego Mindstorms EV3 (£300) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>We&#39;ve already featured the Mindstorms set in our Christmas Gift Guide for makers, but it bears repeating &ndash; this awesome set comes complete with a programmable EV3 brick that can be controlled over Bluetooth using the Mindstorms iOS or Android app.</p> <p>You can use it to build one of three robot creations out of the box, or let your imagination run wild &ndash; the EV3 brick features an ARM 9 processor running a Linux-based OS, USB, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, and can be hooked up to an array of sensors.</p> <p><a href="http://direct.asda.com/LEGO-Mindstorms-Ev3---31313/000747841,default,pd.html&amp;cmpid=ppc-_-ad-pla-_-ggle-pla-_-Toys-and-Games-_-000747841&amp;cm_mmc=ad-ppc-_-ggle-pla-_-Toys-and-Games-_-000747841&amp;istCompanyId=71f4ae42-94c5-4821-aa58-05eff6da2486&amp;istItemId=xptiiltat&amp;istBid=t" target="_blank">asda.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-10"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego Architecture: UN Headquarters (£50) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Lego for grown-ups, this kit shuns the smiling minifigures in favour of a serious architectural build based on the modernist United Nations headquarters, as designed by Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer.</p> <p>Build it, then stick it on a shelf in your study and nod sagely at it while stroking your chin.</p> <p><a href="http://shop.lego.com/en-GB/United-Nations-Headquarters-21018?CMP=KAC-SAHCSEU8&amp;HQS=21018" target="_blank">lego.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego Architecture: UN Headquarters" alt="Lego Architecture: UN Headquarters" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-un-headquarters.jpg?1385634387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-11"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego Space minifigure key light (£6) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A perfect stocking filler for a Lego fan, this keyring is based on the classic Lego Space minifigure &ndash; <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lego/10-best-lego-minifigures-ever/feature" target="_blank">greatest and best of all Lego men</a>, and we&#39;ll hear no argument about it. And he has a light in his foot, so he&#39;s not just a pretty face.</p> <p><a href="http://www.johnlewis.com/lego-spaceman-key-light-assorted/p567686#default" target="_blank">johnlewis.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="717" height="717" title="Lego Space minifigure key light" alt="Lego Space minifigure key light" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-space-keyring.jpeg?1385634387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/lego/christmas-2013/christmas-gift-guide-2013-12-gadgets-and-presents-lego-fans/feature#comments Christmas 2013 Gift Guides Lego Wed, 27 Nov 2013 18:08:05 +0000 Stephen Graves 1429516 at http://www.stuff.tv The Weekend Spend – 5 ace objects you can pick up for less than £50 http://www.stuff.tv/lego/weekend-spend-5-ace-objects-you-can-pick-less-50/feature <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Treat yourself to a spot of retail therapy this weekend </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Voltage Village" alt="Voltage Village" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/voltage-village-main.jpg?1380356301" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>It’s the weekend once more, and that pay packet is scorching a hole in your pocket. But fear not, reader: we’ve got the answer.</p> <p>And that answer is to spend your money on one of the following items. This week, like every week, we’ve been scouring the shops for the finest things you can snaffle up for less than £50. Here they are.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Take Time watch, £35 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A modern take on the classic pocket watch, Mathieu Lehanneur’s timepiece features a long, thin rubber strap that allows it to be worn in several ways. Wrap it around your wrist and it’s a standard(ish) watch, but loop it through a belt or bag and it’s something else entirely. Available in four colours.</p> <p><a href="https://www.dezeenwatchstore.com/shop/take-time-watch/">dezeenwatchstore.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Take Time watch, £35" alt="Take Time watch, £35" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/blue-time.jpg?1380356301" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lego iPhone 5/5S case, £25 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Originally designed for the iPhone 5, this Belkin-Lego collaboration will fit the iPhone 5S just fine too. It’s a protective case with a difference: the Lego studs on the back allow you to build right on the case. Make a kickstand out of spare bricks if you want to be practical, or construct a little house if you want to be creatively daft.</p> <p><a href="http://shop.lego.com/en-GB/LEGO-Belkin-Brand-iPhone-5-Case-Yellow-Red-5002678">lego.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Lego iPhone 5/5S case, £25" alt="Lego iPhone 5/5S case, £25" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/lego-iphone-5s-case.jpg?1380356301" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FIFA 14, £40 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>It’s that time again. EA’s annual update of its long-running football franchise is here, and this time it’s far more than just a database update. The big innovation is realistic momentum: players now take longer to shift direction, which means you have to be more aware of space and how you can exploit it – and how it can be used against you by your opponent. 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The battery lasts up to two months and there’s space on board for up to 1,000 ePub format books.</p> <p><a href="http://bookshop.blackwell.co.uk/jsp/id/Nook_Simple_Touch_Glowlight/9781400699728">blackwell.co.uk</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Nook Simple Touch GlowLight, £49" alt="Nook Simple Touch GlowLight, £49" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/nook-glowlight.jpg?1380356301" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Voltage Village kit, £20 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Let your crafty side run wild (but in a controlled way, with instructions and everything) by building these two paper houses, which give off a warm homely glow at night. The kit features all the components you need, so you won’t have to dig out a soldering iron, glue or even a pair of scissors. The coolest aspect of building the houses is getting to use the Electric Paint pen, which allows you to “draw” circuits on the card.</p> <p><a href="http://www.firebox.com/product/6271/Voltage-Village-Glowing-House-Kit">firebox.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Voltage Village kit, £20" alt="Voltage Village kit, £20" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/voltage-village-2.jpg?1380356301" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> Lego Lists Nook Simple Touch GlowLight Sat, 28 Sep 2013 08:18:23 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1427174 at http://www.stuff.tv