More than meets the eye: New, gadgety Transformers

We look at Hasbro's Real Gear Transformers, Transformers toys that come disguised as electronics devices.

Tech Culture

The Transformers are hitting the big screen this July 4, and that means a whole lot of merchandising going on. Among the hordes of Transformers toys are Hasbro's Real Gear Transformers, a series of toy electronics that turn into robots. Remember Soundwave, the Transformer that became a tape deck? This is the next generation. Click for a slide show of all six Real Gear Transformers, plus the real-life gadgets we think they most resemble.

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