Technology: Power Toys

Techno playthings are stealing the show at this year's Toy Fair in New York City. Eto ($35, available this spring), from the Ohio Art Co., is an electronic Etch A Sketch that connects to your TV and lets you create drawings, animated cartoons and mazes onscreen. The I Message Girls Barbie ($25, available in May) from Mattel comes with a toy cell phone that can send instant messages to the doll and receive replies. Of course, no toy show would be complete without a gaggle of robots. One of the coolest is the remote-controlled Robosapien ($100, available this summer), a 14-in.-tall...

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