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Message from the LEGO Powered Up Team

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As you probably know already, LEGO recently transitioned over to LEGO Powered Up, a Bluetooth-based app-controlled powering system from the previous IR-based LEGO Power Functions. The switch hasn’t been easy, particularly because documentation on the new system has been lacking severely, and because both systems are sold at the same time. People are confused when […] Read more

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The LEGO Group Partners with Universal Music Group

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An interesting piece of information that was revealed a few days ago is that the LEGO Group and Universal Music Group are joining together to “expand children’s creative play through the power of music”. This exclusive global partnership will “encourage the world to be more playful with an innovative music initiative, combining passion for music […] Read more

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2020 LEGO Summer Sets Coming!

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A number of 2020 summer LEGO sets have been revealed in the past couple of weeks, so I thought to do a round-up on what’s coming later this year and we can discuss. Take a look and let me know what you think! :arrow: 2020 LEGO CITY SUMMER SETS: The LEGO City theme seems to […] Read more

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Potential LEGO Light Kits: LEGO Night Mode

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You might remember that back in November of last year, the LEGO Lead User Lab team surveyed the LEGO fan community about their interest in three areas; lights used for LEGO models and displays, customizing with stickers and prints, and LEGO jewelry (see: LEGO Lead User Lab Community Survey). Based on the initial survey results, […] Read more

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German Toy Fair – 2020 LEGO Sets Coming!

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As usual this time of the year, toy manufacturers are introducing their new products lines through the various toy fairs. The London Toy Fair took place last, the Nuremberg Toy Fair in Germany is taking place right now, and the Now York Toy Fair is coming up at the end of February. Photography is not […] Read more

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LEGO Group 2019 Half-Year Financial Report

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An interesting piece of news that was released last week is the LEGO Group’s 2019 half-year financial report. As LEGO is a privately owned company, they are not obliged to release their financial reports publicly, but LEGO does it anyway, and it’s always an educational and interesting read. The summary of the financial report states […] Read more

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LEGO Audio & Braille Instructions Coming!

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Back in May, we discussed that the LEGO Foundation and the LEGO Group teamed up with associations of the blind and visually impaired to introduce a new product called LEGO Braille Bricks (see: LEGO Braille Bricks for Visually Impaired Kids). There has been tremendous interest in this project from educators, parents, and LEGO fans, and […] Read more

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Online LEGO Shop & LEGO.com Changes

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If you visited the LEGO’s main website or the Online LEGO Shop in the past week or so, you may have noticed that they have gone through some significant changes. These changes have been gradually implemented over several weeks, and then finalized with changing the domain names as well. I have been following the development […] Read more

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LEGO Sets & Events to Celebrate Space

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July 16th marked the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon Landing. LEGO took the opportunity to celebrate this day by sharing the result of an interesting survey they conducted with children and parents in three countries about space travel. They also discuss some upcoming events you and your family can participate in at […] Read more

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Newsweek Special Edition Celebrating LEGO

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Last year, Newsweek Magazine released a special edition issue titled, LEGO – The Toy That Changed Our Lives, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the LEGO brick, the 40th anniversary of the minifigure, and the 50th anniversary of LEGOLAND parks. The close to 100-page publication included fifteen articles peppered with interesting facts, insights, interviews, and […] Read more

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