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Lego Launches New Car Models for Children and Adults



Whether a first-time builder or an avid supercar fan, the LEGO Group has something in store for anyone looking to embark on an open-road adventure. From cars meant for the tiny hands of toddlers and holiday campers that invite children to explore role-playing scenarios, to real-world prototypes catering to adults, there’s plenty to discover with the LEGO car fleet this month.

LEGO DUPLO My First Unicorn
For young LEGO fans, the LEGO DUPLO My First Unicorn is the perfect set to engage toddlers in imaginative play. Built with colorful shapes and toddler-friendly pieces that attach and detach from the roll-along carriages, the LEGO DUPLO My First Unicorn comes complete with a buildable unicorn, two stars, a rainbow, and two push-along ‘carriages’ with wheels. The set also includes building cards showing life-size images of the models, so kids can position the bricks over the image as they build.

LEGO DUPLO My First Fire Helicopter and Police Car
The LEGO DUPLO My First Fire Helicopter and Police car is built with colorful shapes that offer toddlers hands-on fun. This push-along police car and fire-fighting helicopter is packed full of exciting opportunities that inspire role play and help toddlers improve their fine motor skills as they complete basic construction tasks. Housed inside each set is a buildable helicopter with a spinnable rotor and a push-along police car with a siren brick.

LEGO Friends Cat Grooming Car
Made for children aged 4 and up, the LEGO Friends Cat Grooming Car lets kids join in on the fun with Emma and Mia as they pick up cats in need of a trip in their toy vehicle and take them back to their salon for a pamper session. Inspiring imaginative play, the set comes with a Starter Brick that provides a partly-constructed base to get kids started. Available on the LEGO Building Instructions app, kids can use tools like zoom, ghost, and rotate to help them get a hang of the building process as they go on new adventures.

LEGO Friends Olivia’s Electric Car
Open-road adventures are made possible with the LEGO Friends Olivia’s Electric Car, the perfect set for kids who love caring for the planet. Young environmentalists can enjoy different role-play scenarios as they imagine driving to the countryside with Mia, Olivia, and puppy Elliot. Complete with a charging station, toy wind turbine, and solar panels, the LEGO Friends Olivia’s Electric Car is a great way to encourage children to make the world a cleaner, safer place.

LEGO City Holiday Camper Van
Boys and girls aged 5 and up are all set to travel wherever their imaginations lead with the LEGO City Holiday Camper Van. Packed with fun features, including a furnished interior with a kitchenette and sleeping facilities, this toy RV lets kids explore fun-filled scenarios as they embark on family camping adventures. For more role-playing fun, the LEGO City Holiday Camper Van also houses accessories like a baby carrier for the minifigures, camping stove and pan, and a fried egg and croissant elements.

LEGO City Roadwork Truck
Featuring a front-end loader with a tipping bucket, a wheelbarrow, traffic cones, a roadworks sign, and a shovel, the LEGO City Roadwork Truck lets kids play out fun scenarios as they explore different ways to build. Suitable for children aged 4 and up, the set introduces them to imaginative play as they cordon off different areas and replicate real-life with the road worker minifigure and rat figure.

LEGO City Sports Car
For all the cool kids around, this LEGO City Sports Car is sure to grab their attention thanks to its intricate design details including aerodynamic bodywork, a removable roof for open-top driving, an adjustable rear spoiler, sporty black rims with ground-gripping tires, and a cockpit for the minifigure. Built with children aged 5 and above in mind, this set is sure to boost their confidence as they drive down imaginary roads and make their way onto the highway in this eye-catching blue vehicle.

LEGO Technic Jeep Wrangler
Young builders looking for their next fun challenge are sure to dive right in with this LEGO Technic Jeep Wrangler. Modeled after the iconic off-roader, this set is just right for children aged 9 and above who want to get their hands on a set with more realistic mechanisms. Featuring a button to operate the front steering and a powerful axle-articulation suspension, this model provides a great way to introduce children to engineering concepts as they test out their model on obstacles in their path.

LEGO Technic McLaren Senna GTR
Supercar fans, both kids and adults alike, are sure to love the LEGO Technic McLaren Senna GTR. Packed with authentic features including the V8 engine with moving pistons and iconic dihedral doors that open, the set’s realistic mechanisms offer an engaging way to introduce enthusiasts to the universe of engineering. Eye-catching graphics and colors mean this set also makes for a great display piece in the home of any motorsport fan.

LEGO Technic Ferrari 488 GTE
The highly prestigious Ferrari 488 GTE is a car unlike any other – and for any sports car fan, this set provides a thrilling building experience thanks to its detailed design. Suitable for adults, its authentic features include a front and back suspension, opening doors, a V8 engine with moving pistons and a steering wheel that steers the car. In-keeping with the iconic original, original stickers are also housed inside each set to ensure this hands-on project not only creates an immersive building experience but also makes for an engaging display model to enjoy. Each set also comes with a special building instruction book featuring exclusive content, including details about the car and the AF Corse 51 team.

All four LEGO ranges are available at toy retailers across the UAE:

LEGO DUPLO My First Unicorn: AED 39
LEGO DUPLO My First Fire Helicopter and Police Car: AED 39
LEGO Friends Cat Grooming Car: AED 39
LEGO Friends Olivia’s Electric Car: AED 75
LEGO City Holiday Camper Van: AED 79
LEGO City Roadwork Truck: AED 39
LEGO City Sports Car: AED 39
LEGO Technic Jeep Wrangler: AED 249
LEGO Technic McLaren Senna GTR: AED 249
LEGO Technic Ferrari 488 GTE: AED 799

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Nothing Apparel Drop 1 Announced



Nothing, the London-based consumer tech brand, has announced the first of several Limited Drops for its inaugural Apparel collection. The first two pieces will be available to purchase on from 11:00 GMT on Thursday 7 December and at Nothing Store Soho.

GCC customers can get their hands on the Limited First Drop exclusively at the Nothing Pop-up in Soledxb festival,  from 8-10 December and from 11th December onwards at FRAME Boutique till stock last. An ode to the 1970s IBM factory floor, the Labcoat embodies Nothing’s founding design principle: transparency.

Product details below:

  • Regular fit and thigh length
  • Multiple pockets with zip closures
  • Back bottom hem vent for mobility
  • Right chest pocket with multiple compartments and zip closure
  • Inside adjustable waist with drawstring
  • Hanger loop at back neck
  • YKK Natulon zippers made from recycled materials including PET bottles. Yarn used in the tape is made from 99% post-consumer recycled material.
  • Global Recycled Standard (GRS)
  • 100% biodegradable plant-based packaging

To top things off, there is the Transparent Cap (one size) that pairs effortlessly with Nothing’s Transparent Labcoat (available in small, medium, large, and extra-large sizes). Conceptualised with teenage engineering, Nothing Apparel is focused on quality-driven wardrobe staples designed to withstand the test of time, featuring a line of caps, coats, tracksuits and more.

The Transparent Cap will be sold at AED 149 and the Transparent Labcoat at AED 699. Further Apparel drops will be announced in 2024. Apparel will be available in all current markets where Nothing sells directly to consumers on

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Monkey Distribution to Open More Funko Stores in the Region



Monkey Distribution, the official franchise operator for Funko in the United Arab Emirates, has unveiled plans for an extensive retail expansion in the region. Set to launch in December, two new Funko stores will join the thriving retail landscape, building on the success of Monkey Distribution’s inaugural Funko franchise at Dubai Hills Mall last year.

The upcoming locations are poised to offer a diverse product range encompassing various categories within the expansive Funko universe. From a plethora of collectables to trendy Loungefly fashion accessories, games, toys, and more, consumers can anticipate a vibrant pop culture experience.

The first of the two new Funko stores will make its debut within Dubai Mall, situated on the second floor, starting December 1, 2023. Known as the world’s largest destination for shopping, entertainment, and leisure, Dubai Mall provides a fitting backdrop for Funko enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the brand’s captivating offerings. Subsequently, on December 15, 2023, Abu Dhabi will witness the opening of another Funko store within Reem Mall, also on the second floor.

Funko’s Chief Commercial Officer, Andy Oddie said, “We are excited to announce the opening of our new partnership stores as we increase our footprint in the United Arab Emirates region this December. The expansion is a testament to the demand for our unique pop culture products and reflects our commitment to providing our global fanbase with regional retail experiences.”

The eagerly awaited Funko store in Dubai Mall is set to offer an exclusive 96-square-meter retail experience for shoppers, while the Funko destination in Reem Mall will provide a 94-square-meter immersive world for customers. These new locations are poised to serve as vibrant and captivating portals into the expansive universe of a globally renowned entertainment and lifestyle brand.

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CORSAIR Launches its Versatile Modular Desk Called Platform:6



During Gamescom, Corsair unveiled the Platform:6, marking their debut in the gaming desk arena. Boasting height adjustability and a plethora of modular add-ons to cater to your current and future gaming setup requirements, the Platform:6 is now primed for its official release.

This expansive desk, the Platform:6, offers the choice of an optional motor for altering its height, granting you the flexibility to sit or stand as you desire.

Corsair has meticulously engineered it to seamlessly accommodate its entire product range, spanning from peripherals to Elgato accessories, thereby enabling a complete streaming setup, complete with lighting solutions.

The Platform:6 caters to a wide array of modern lifestyles, whether you’re a dedicated PC gamer or a remote worker seeking an organized workspace within the confines of your home.

This desk spans a substantial six feet in width and can be shipped in various configurations, allowing buyers to select their preferred surface material and make enhancements, such as adding an expandable rail system or incorporating the Elgato Multi Frame to house all their streaming equipment.

Desk extension kits and sideboards are also available for purchase, allowing you to expand your desk’s size if you discover the need for more space. Corsair additionally offers power strips and cable boxes to help you neatly organize your wires and maintain a clean and orderly setup.

For those interested, the Platform:6, along with its assortment of accessories and extensions, can now be found on the Corsair webstore.

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