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What Cody Wants: Holiday Edition

by James

Based on the upcoming Disney film TRON: Legacy, this toy tops Cody's list this year.

Based on the upcoming Disney film TRON: Legacy, this toy tops Cody's list this year.

Knowing that nearly every kid has already sent his wish list to Santa, and with two weeks left, Cody has presented me with his 2010 Holiday Wish List. Here it is:

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Why Barbie Video Girl may not be number one on Parents lists …

by James

… if the FBI has anything to say about it that is. Forget about the fact that sticking a camera in a doll’s chest looks just plain odd in a six million dollar man sort of way, or that the quality of the video isn’t half bad considering. And forget about that it has been nominated for the 2011 Toy of the Year Award already. The real issue has to do with what can be done with Barbie Video Girl and why it’s got the FBI concerned.

Barbie Video Girl

Barbie Video Girl

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Snowman Paint Set makes Frosty even more colorful …

by James

A Snowman Paint Kit can give Frosty a more colorful personality ...

A Snowman Paint Kit can give Frosty a more colorful personality ...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! That’s the first thing Frosty said when the kids put that old silk hat on his head and he came to life. Always a fun part of the holiday season, making a snowman is a right of passage for cold winter days. But that doesn’t mean budding snowman creators have to stick to the old carrot, coal and hat exclusively. This new Snowman Paint Set allows kids to make Frosty an even more colorful character.

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Apple claims top handheld gaming mantel

by James

With 50% of the market share, the iPod Touch has become the must have handheld gaming device.

With 50% of the market share, the iPod Touch has become the must have handheld gaming device.

Dateline: San Francisco

In announcing a new iPod Touch (with HD Retina screen, dual cameras, and the iPad A4 proccessor) Steve Jobs confidently proclaimed the iPod Touch as the world’s most popular handheld gaming device, outselling both Sony’s Playstation and the Nintendo DS combined. And there’s more.

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Last Minute Toy Gifts and Stocking Stuffers

by James

Well, tomorrow’s the end of the line – the last shopping day until Christmas. And no doubt, it’s only a half day simply because family get togethers and parties usually begin in the afternoon to early evening. So, if you’re bold enough to brave the malls and toy stores like the other procrastinators, here’s a quick list of last minute toys to get that little one you love so dear.

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Disney Imagineer creates a very Guitar Hero Christmas light display

by James

Former Disney Imagineer Ric Turner created an interactive holiday lighting display using Guitar Hero.

Disney Imagineer creates interactive holiday lighting display with Guitar Hero.

Okay, this may perhaps be the greatest Holiday lighting display ever created. A Disney Imagineer (who else) created a stunning light display based on Eric Johnson’s “Cliffs of Dover.” But so what? Ever since that guy made the Wizards of Winter show with his Christmas lights, computer controlled lighting displays are a dime a dozen, right? Did we mention he tied it in with Guitar Hero for the Wii? Check out the video after the jump …

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Hot Toys for Christmas: 2009

by James

The 10th Anniversary edition of Tickle Me Elmo is expected to be huge with Toddlers this holiday.

The 10th Anniversary edition of Tickle Me Elmo is expected to be huge with Toddlers this holiday.

Looking at the list of hot toys for 2009, it seems like popular toys from years past are getting another shot at the yuletide limelight. From oldies but goodies like Tickle Me Elmo to the Furby, to the red hot gaming systems like the Nintendo Wii, toys for 2009 means Parents can expect to lay out a pretty penny to outfit their kids for Christmas morning.

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Watchdog Group comes out with Dangerous Toys List

by James

The Moon Board Pogo Board isn't too safe without proper safety gear

According to WATCH, the Moon Board Pogo Board isn't too safe without proper safety gear

“It’s that time of year … when the world falls in love every song you hear, seems to say “Merry Christmas, may your new year’s dreams come true!” We’ll that’s not the tune World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH) sings this time of year. During the Holidays, WATCH is singing a tune that has to do with what are the most dangerous toys to avoid. And if you’re a concerned parent, here’s the list of toys you don’t want to see in your kid’s stockings this year and CTs impressions of the warnings.

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Cyber Monday LEGO Deals at Amazon.com

by James

Amazon is offering 20% off Lego's today for Cyber Monday ....

Amazon is offering 20% off Lego's today for Cyber Monday ....

Check out these cool deals on Lego’s from Amazon! 20% off a wide variety of LEGO sets from Star Wars to Creator to even Mindstorms. And Amazon is also offering Free Super Saver Shipping to boot. So if your kid is as obsessed with Lego’s as mine is, today is the day to get those holiday Lego gifts at Amazon. Just don’t let you boss see you shopping on the company dime!

Hat Tip – Brothers Brick

Toys for Tots gears up for the Holidays

by James

For 62 Years the Marine Corps Reserve has collected toys for needy kids at Christmas time.

For 62 Years the Marine Corps Reserve has collected toys for needy kids at Christmas time.

While everyone is gearing up for the holidays, news is coming that most shoppers are planning to cut way back this year on their holiday purchases, choosing instead to give smaller, cheaper presents and only for immediate family or friends.

And while retailers’ profits usually live and die with holiday gift giving, so do yuletide charities like Toys for Tots. For never in it’s nearly 62 year history has the term “Semper Fidelis” (always faithful) never meant so much than during the holidays.

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