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Life-size Vadermobile set to cruise Comic-Con

Mattel is celebrating a "Star Wars" line of toys by showing off a fully functional, life-size Vadermobile at Comic-Con. Ride at your own risk.

By July 22, 2014

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Crave giveaway: Geektastic Comic-Con swag stash, part one

Didn't make it to San Diego Comic-Con this year? It's coming to you with this bundle of swag from the show floor. Comics, toys, T-shirts, and a Batman cape!

By August 1, 2014

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Legends of Cthulhu action figures add terror to your toy box

These toys, worthy of the Elder Gods, were inspired by tales from the horror legend H.P. Lovecraft and are available through Kickstarter until Wednesday morning.

By July 7, 2014

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Hello, McFly! You need this real-life hoverboard

If there's one thing movies have taught us, it's that hoverboards don't work on water, unless they've got the power. This one you're about to see definitely has the power.

By June 12, 2014

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Power Mitt is oven-friendly version of classic Power Glove

The much-maligned Power Glove gaming controller continues to live on in infamy, and now, specifically, as a silicone oven mitt.

By March 25, 2014

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Artist seeks crowdfunding for normal-looking Barbie

Everyone knows Barbie isn't real. In any sense of the word. Now a designer wants to introduce a whole line of Barbies that look like, well, women.

By March 5, 2014

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Marty McFly and Mattel lend a hoverboard to The 404

The 404 takes a trip to Hill Valley in 2015 to geek out on Mattel's limited edition, full-scale Hoverboard replica from "Back to the Future II."

By July 17, 2012

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The 404 goes Back to the Future with the Mattel hoverboard

The 404 takes a trip to Hill Valley in 2015 to geek out on Mattel's limited edition, full-scale Hoverboard replica from "Back to the Future II." Replete with a scooter handle hole, velcro ankle strap, motion sensors, and "whooshing" sound effects, the only thing missing is the hover conversion -- and no, it doesn't work on water.

By July 14, 2012

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Tech transforms playtime at Toy Fair 2014

Wireless sword-wielding robots, kid smartwatches, and trackable Nerf darts add a new tech twist to the annual New York Toy Fair. (Warning: Tamagotchis are back.)

By February 18, 2014

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More than a chipmaker? Intel's blown opportunities

The semiconductor giant has expanded beyond its core business many times only to pull back before those areas got popular. CNET looks at a few.

By December 5, 2013