Do we dare call a whizzing, dizzying, programmable remote-control helicopter a “toy”? Of course not. These are pieces of cutting- edge technology that we just happen to really, really enjoy playing with. Whether we were racing around the office with RC monster trucks or using augmented-reality rifles to shoot aliens that hid around our office, one thing was made abundantly clear: our kids have better toys than we did.
For a little 3D action with the iPhone or iPod touch, Hasbro's MY3D puts your device in the hot seat and turns on all three dimensions. The apps are free with the purchase of the product, and most of them use the gyroscope to move.