Category Archives: Education

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    Tired of buying those toys that break within a week? Or feeling as if you have to purchase toys that are a waste of money? Introducing Goldie Blox, who won TOY OF THE YEAR 2014. These are a variety of hands-on toys for GIRLS. Something different from the norm, toys that get their mind working and hands building. Goldie Blox is apart of the STEM- “Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics”originally used by the Education-related programs of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Now you can feel better purchasing toys with an educational purpose.  

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January has always been a time for looking back to the past, and more excitingly, making plans for next year. It’s a time to reflect on the changes we want to make. Here at Virgin Megastore we have the top 3 resolutions for 2015:   Get fit!   To start a healthy lifestyle it’s important to exercise on the regular basis, Virgin Megastore team is going to kick off this year with running Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on 23rd January 2015! Exercise is more fun with if you are not doing it alone, if you still haven’t registered it’s not too late to join us! follow this link http://www.dubaimarathon.org   On another note, keeping a record of your achievements is very important, why not try tracking your fitness regimes with our latest addition to Virgin Megastore – Jawbone UP MOVE….

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3Doodler is the world’s first 3D printing pen. Lift your imagination off the page! If you can scribble, trace or wave a finger in the air you can use a 3Doodler. As you draw, plastic comes out of the pen, is cooled by an integrated fan, and solidifies right in front of you. You can draw on any surface and lift it up into the air to create your own 3D objects. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqviDHRkQn0 3Doodler was designed with ease of use in mind – a 3D printing device that could be used within minutes, without needing any technical knowledge, software or computers. It is also affordable as well as fun, so that anyone can 3Doodle!                   We have demonstrations of the 3Doodler happening in some of our stores over the next couple of…

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Get October’s Best Buys!

Posted by: Sophie
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  1. Parrot Minidrones – Jumping Sumo  The Minidrones have landed! This drone rolls, travelling at 2 metres per second. It jumps up to 2.5 ft/80cm and always lands back on its wheels. It can turn 90° and 180° in the blink of an eye. It also has adjustable wheels for speed or stability so you can change depending upon your chosen terrain at the time. Jumping Sumo also features a wide-angle video camera to capture, stream and save photos and videos improving your flying experience.   2. Fuzion Caps Fuzion combine style and swag. The caps’ unique designs are distinctive and eye-catching. They are designed specifically for cap enthusiasts. Wherever you go, these versatile caps will stand out in the crowd. There are numerous designs available in store now.   3. FiiO X5 This portable audio player utilizes the Ingenics 4760B dual-core…

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Ramadan in the summer!

Posted by: Sophie
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    Ramadan Kareem everyone! Yes it’s the end of June, and July is undoubtedly the most aggressively hot and humid month in the UAE and on top of it, we must abstain from drinking that precious transparent liquid that nourishes us and hydrates us. But we do it, don’t we! Fasting has become a natural part of our spiritual lives as we’ve learned to do it from an early age and have grown accustomed to the way our bodies adapt to working on no food or water for hours. Just like Camels I suppose That’s why I regard Ramadan as truly fulfilling because it’s in the month of Ramadan where I can truly feel as though I have challenged myself. But we must remember that although fasting is manageable for a lot of us, our bodies are in a…

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