Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now


Selfie Journals & Viper Drones: Tech Toys Grow Up To Keep Up

Toy sophistication attempting to pace with the abilities of their users

Welcome to the future, where kids aren’t happy with toys that just … well, sit there. Now playthings must move on the ground and through the air and even speak of their own or user-programmed accord.

This year’s Toy Fair at the New York Javits Center was filled with increasingly sophisticated — and often animated — digital doodads, some of which merely entertain, some that teach children how to survive and even thrive in our increasingly technological world, or some that just scare the cat. Click through to see what’s coming.

Related: Toy Fair 2018: ‘Alexa, Play With Me’