It’s weird to say this about a set with less than 500 pieces, but here is the flagship LEGO Technic set of 2020’s first wave, the 42109 Technic App-Controlled Top Gear Rally Car. It is fully remote controlled out of the box which is something we did not see in many years, at least for a non-off-roader car. So how does it perform? Check it out in the video!
LEGO released the 3.0 update of the Powered Up app yesterday. As we were informed previously this is an important update with long awaited features like the multi-hub support or the support for the Technic hub and the L and XL motors. Check out the features and my opinion about the update in the video:Continue reading
50 years ago humans landed on the Moon for the first time on the 20th of July, 1969. LEGO is celebrating the 50th anniversary with the fantastic LEGO Creator Expert 10266 NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set.Continue reading
The BuWizz app had a few updates recently and I think the coolest new feature is the FPV support with a WiFi action camera. You can easily connect to the camera with the app and control your BuWizz-powered vehicle while you watch the live feed on your phone.
I did a research recently to find the cheapest smartphone that you can buy new and works perfectly with the different LEGO applications, here’s the video about it:
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I hope you enjoyed my detailed review of the LEGO DC Super Heroes 1989 Batmobile set (76139), now we take a closer look at the brand new tire that comes with it. How does it look like, how does it compare to the other tires we had so far and what might be the next Technic set where it appears?Continue reading
Since the introduction of the Boost system, the Powered Up and Control+ sets I read a lot of complaints about the smartphone requirement. People usually does not want their kids to use the parents’ expensive devices to play with LEGO. I decided to find the best option for a phone that meets the requirements of these applications but still reasonably priced and easy to get.Continue reading
This is something you’ve been asking for a long time – here’s a brief presentation of the gear I use to make my videos. Apart from the usual equipment there’s a cool new item I am testing, an RC car chassis with a GoPro mount attached.Continue reading
The LEGO Technic 42100 Liebherr R 9800 and the 42099 X-Treme Off-Roader both have their dedicated control app called Control+. Although the app offers a lot of exciting possibilities it cannot be customized and some people (like) me prefer physical control over a touchscreen. The great BrickController 2 app solves this issue, you can use a gamepad that is compatible with your phone and control the LEGO vehicles!Continue reading