Here is a quick rundown of the 10 vintage TV commercials I stumbled on recently for a history project I am working on and I had to share the nostalgia. Let’s see how many of these you remember!
Few rooms in the house offer us more opportunity to deploy fun gadgets than mantown.
Mantowns (or mancaves, man-dwellings) are generally found in a basement, quietly tucked away from visitors, offering a great opportunity to relax and relive a bit of your childhood. While mantowns are traditionally thought of us a place for the man of the house to decorate and occupy, they really have become a family room replacement for many with home theaters, playrooms, home offices and hobby areas often incorporated. In fact, the show most watched in my mantown these days is Daniel Tiger and my coffee table is currently covered in LEGO.
Mantowns can have an infinite number of configurations and features. They really are customized to each home, but one thing is consistent- they are a place for some of the coolest toys and gadgets in the house.
Here are a few of the more interesting and creative mantown gadgets I was able to dig up…
Here is a quick little infographic Google whipped up to show off their top trending toy results based on search trends for 2014. Enjoy!
While scouring the web searching for geek gadgets over the past year, I have come across quite a few interesting uses of LEGO beyond your typical construction toys. Here are some of the more creative LEGO-inspired products I’ve found that you can actually buy now.
Since most of us have to spend at least a portion of our day educating others about our digital world, it is always good to have a few visual aides to help make our job a bit easier.
Check out this LEGO version of Johnny Five that somebody made out of spare parts. Not marketing, but 100% geek and I had to share…
In this slideshow, we offer up 10 hand-picked gift ideas for the digital geek in your life.
Here are a few things you may, or may not know about the world’s most beloved maker of building blocks….
In the latest short video featuring their Star Wars products, LEGO has gotten one of history’s most dysfunctional father/son duos to bury the hatchet and celebrate Father’s Day together.
LEGO has brought endless hours of entertainment to many of us from youth through “adulthood” and for that we say: Happy Birthday LEGO!
Uber digitally savvy toy maker LEGO recently released a pretty cool iOS app.
The LEGO Super Hero Movie Maker app lets kids create stop-motion movies of they playsets and then post them to YouTube.
Here is the plan in action. Using augmented reality, this LEGO store in Ströget, Copenhagen, Denmark shows off your LEGO Star Wars product in animated 3D when you hold the box up to the kiosk.
LEGO has always been a leader among the major toy companies in using technology in their digital marketing efforts. Their most recent digital campaign is no different.
The “Back to the Future” set design is now in development and will be released in mid-2013.