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Sneak peek: Pixar's 'Toy Story 3' a very big winner

The third installment of its original franchise doesn't come out until June 18. But an advance screening at Pixar's headquarters shows that the studio is still very much on top of its game.

By April 2, 2010


Sims creator: Wii belongs in the 'toy market'

Will Wright, best known for his creation of The Sims franchise, calls the Wii console a "toy" during this week's Game Developers Conference.

By March 10, 2010


World's ugliest supercar transforms into a robot (car toys)

Behold the Mitsuoka Orochi. If you want the distinction of owning one, it'll cost you about $95,000 and the price of a plane ticket to Japan. Or, for about $60, you could pick up a much smaller version that transforms into a robot.

By May 28, 2010


Toy Story 3 game celebrates Pixar's spirit of play

Set to hit shelves on June 15, three days before its namesake Pixar movie, the new video game features both a film-faithful story line and an open-ended "toy box" mode.

By May 6, 2010


Free apps for your new tech toy

Just got a new PC or phone, but you can't decide which software apps to load up? Relax. Here's a round-up of great suggestions for getting started.

By May 3, 2010


The 404 567: Where we get caught playing with our toys (podcast)

Today's episode of The 404 Podcast resurrects our favorite toys and action figures from the late 1980s and early 1990s.

By April 26, 2010


Baby's first cubicle: Most depressing toy ever?

If you make your kid think he can be president, he will grow up disappointed. Tell him he's headed for a life as an office drone and at least he'll be mentally prepared.

By April 14, 2010


New Verizon ad calls iPhone 'misfit toy'

If you believed that the first "Droid Does" teaser was the last time Verizon was going to attack the iPhone, you would be mistaken. Here we go again.

By November 8, 2009


iPhone vs. Droid: Toy boy vs. boy's toy?

While Apple is so clever at appealing to both sexes, the Droid, with its new "Stealth Bomber" ad, seems to be developing an abjectly male persona.

By November 4, 2009


Behind the scenes: NORAD's Santa tracker

For decades, the defense group has let you follow the Christmas Eve travels of the jolly old elf. These days, technology is playing a bigger role than ever.

By December 24, 2010