Monday: January 7, 2013
- New Lego Mindstorm sets come with iOS and Android support right out of the box.
Its updated Mindstorms EV3 runs on new Linux firmware that's ready for Android and iOS control out of the box, creates an overall more hackable platform and allows further programming on the core Intelligent Brick itself; accordingly, there's an SD card slot for local storage. A built-in infrared sensor expands the possibilities for a more autonomous design, as well -- Lego suggests that EV3 constructs can follow other moving gadgets, or even their creators, around the room.
Friday: March 5, 2010
- Man finishes LEGO Star Wars space ship from scratch after just two years.
This model was completed using approximately 30,000 pieces of LEGO and remarkably without the direct use of a licensed LEGO instruction manual. That's right - this Droid Control Ship was assembled using only schematics from a book of Star Wars space ships. That's some impressive architectural dedication right there.
Tuesday: January 26, 2010
- Twelve unique and creative sofas for your viewing pleasure.
No house is truly complete unless you own a LEGO sofa. Although for all intensive purposes that couch can't be very comfortable to actually sit in - probably quite functional though. Painful, but functional.
Monday: January 11, 2010
- LEGO announces forray into multiplayer online games in the near future.
'Think World of Warcraft, Second Life and Club Penguin all wrapped into one,' said lead producer Chris Sherland of NetDevil, the Colorado-based game development company behind Lego Universe.
Thursday: October 29, 2009
- A tutorial on how to make your very own LEGO costume from recycled materials.
You'll need a box, some bowls, and some paint to bring the whole ensemble together. Bonus points if you can figure out how to make interlocking pieces.
Tuesday: October 6, 2009
- David Bowie officially joins Rock Band lineup... in LEGO form.
Bowie will also be joined by a LEGO version of Iggy Pop. I'm still not understanding the whole Rock Band / LEGO connection. Perhaps the union is meant to function as a metaphor to emphasize the building blocks of music. Or maybe it's just cross-marketing gone berserk.
Tuesday: September 1, 2009
- A collection of the world's strangest conventions for you to gawk at.
At this weeklong convention in the Netherlands, giant LEGO constructions take center stage. Watch with bated breath as teams compete in building competitions, or try to beat world-record LEGO construction times...
Friday: August 21, 2009
- Photoblog: Lego Landslide
Another macro shot of some interestingly-shaped Legos for your viewing pleasure.Location:
Wednesday: August 12, 2009
- Yes folks, a LEGO-based movie is indeed on the way.
...the company sparked to Lin and the Hageman brothers' embrace of core values Lego wanted to include in a film, especially 'a fun factor, creativity and that imagination has no boundaries,' Lin told Daily Variety.
Tuesday: June 30, 2009
- Photoblog: Foundations
A lame attempt at macro photography taken over at the giant Lego store in Orlando, Florida. I highly reccomend visiting this store at least once.Location: