Tag Archive: LEGO

Girl turns boring LEGO juice bar into awesome robot

There was a time when LEGO brick sets were anything but prescriptive. You’d be lucky to get a wheel or axle part, or maybe even a door or window piece in your giant set of loose bricks. These days, of…Read more ›

Lego Bill Gates’ fave reads of 2014 will surprise you

In a delightful little video from Microsoft founder Bill Gates, the tech billionaire and philanthropist talks about the favorite books he’s read this year. It’s an eclectic collection: Thomas Piketty’s volume on income inequality, Capital in the Twenty-First Century shares…Read more ›

Lego scooter helps gimpy tortoise get around

Tortoises are born with houses on their backs. But what if their legs aren’t strong enough to move about with such a burden? A veterinarian in Germany found a solution for one gimpy tortoise by raiding his son’s toy collection:…Read more ›

This is the Star Wars Lego trailer you’ve been looking for

Well, that didn’t take long. It’s only been four days since The Force Awakens trailer appeared on all of our computer and iPhone screens, and here we have the entire thing recreated with the ubiquitous plastic building toy. Why did…Read more ›

Batman journeys into outer space in new LEGO game

If I had to whittle down what I love about the LEGO Batman games (and really LEGO games in general) it’s that they can go places with their licensed characters that more serious game franchises can’t. That’s the case with the just-announced…Read more ›

Watch This Lego Robot Play Freemium Games On An iPad [Video]

Ever think that the majority of freemium iOS games are basically mindless tap-fears, with demands only for cold hard cash, and none for meaningful strategy? Take Jurassic Park Builder, for instance: a game I reviewed back in January, and was…Read more ›

Get Your Fun On With Upcoming Lego Minifigures Online For iPad

Look, Legos are for everyone, ok? With the huge success of the latest Lego Movie, it’s clear that playing with the building bricks isn’t just for kids anymore, if it ever was. If you’ve been in a comic, toy, or…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Loco Motors Appeals To Lego Lovers And Amateur Engineers Alike [Review]

I don’t own a whole lot of Lego at the moment, and that’s intentional because if I did, I’d just sit around building things all day, and none of these reviews would happen. Loco Motors by Minority Media Category: iOS…Read more ›    [Read More…]

You Might Have To Force Yourself To Keep Playing Lego Star Wars: Microfighters [Review]

Here’s the thing about touch controls: You’re controlling the game with the same thing you’re using to see what you’re doing. This creates a problem when your dumb, clumsy fingers start blocking your view and lead to cheap and preventable…Read more ›    [Read More…]

A Fantastic 1984 Macintosh Built from LEGO Blocks Doubles as iPad Stand

30 years ago today, Steve Jobs unveiled the very first Macintosh, and the rest, as they say, is history. If you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the beloved Mac, why not grab a pile of LEGO bricks and build your very own Macintosh 128k that happens to double as … Read More