Glowstriker and Spy Rover Make it on the Toy Insider”s “Best Summer Toys Guide”

Product Description
The Glowstriker has foam balls that hover in the air over the battery-powered base. Players can use the blaster to knock the targets out of the air with foam darts. The balls and darts glow in the dark.

AGES: 8+
MSRP: $39.95

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Your holiday shopping gift guide: Pocket Drones For Christmanzukkah – Newsweek

Or if you’d prefer another layer of holiday chaos, dear junior can shoot HD video of this year’s ham-fest on Odyssey Toys’ Pocket Drone ($89), a fold-up, four-rotor raptor that will fly (or spy) indoors or out. All that and a 4GB microSD card for under a hundred bucks.

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3 Cool New Tech-Toys That Can Make Your Children Smarter-

Today’s children are digital natives who view drones as normal as their parents did paper airplanes. I have tried out several drones; various offerings seem to have different strengths and weaknesses. One particularly convenient offering is the Pocket Drone from Odyssey Toys – it is small enough to literally fit into a jacket pocket, relatively inexpensive (it sells for a little over $90 on Amazon), and has a built in high-definition camera and advanced controls including auto-hover, so if you are traveling for the holidays or going on a vacation and want to bring a drone for your children (or for you) to use while away, this one seems like a good choice. Continue reading “3 Cool New Tech-Toys That Can Make Your Children Smarter-”

FAA Drone Regulations

The good news and the bad news regarding the new FAA Drone Regulations


The FAA recently announced new regulations requiring the registration of small recreational drones. This applies to drones between 0.55 lbs. and 55 lbs.

While not unexpected, this ruling will generate lots of questions. The highlights of the regulation are: Continue reading “FAA Drone Regulations”