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The 2006 holiday shopping season is well upon us now and you may be starting to panic: "What do I get for everyone?" Well, don't worry too much, we've got a number of gift ideas for all of the robot and/or toy enthusiasts in your circle of family and friends. One useful thing about some of these bots is that you can get multiple ones...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Sat, 12/09/2006 - 01:22

For today, I’ve gone out and taken steps to give our future robot masters one more way to assert control swiftly and painlessly :)  In this case, my Rovio can turn anything on or off that plugs into the wall.  I'm using a lamp right now for fun, but I think when I go out of town I might add some speakers as well!

The general idea of the...

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By: Thel
Posted: Mon, 11/16/2009 - 15:32

Current Status:

The contest is closed, and the judge has made her determinations. The winners are...

Scariest

1st Prize (and recipient of a Roboreptile): Jaxster for PumpkinSapien
2nd Prize (and recipient of RSV2 Minis): a TIE between RobosapienV2-4mem8 for Borg-o-sapien and milw...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 10/16/2007 - 07:49

If you've fallen in love with the WowWee Alive Cubs... you'll fall head over heels for these miniature pets - get ready for the Alive Minis!  Plush 8 inch (20 cm) versions of the Lion, Leopard, White Tiger and Panda Cubs will respond to your cuddles with soft baby animal sounds. 


Feed him with his bottle — he’ll...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Thu, 08/06/2009 - 14:50

This article shows how I finially built a new compiler toolchain for RSMedia development.  It took a lot of trial and error to find a process that worked, so by documenting the results here I hope I can save someone some pain in the future!!

So these instructions maybe interesting to others wanting to build a cross compilers for other...

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By: Helibot
Posted: Thu, 11/05/2009 - 11:37

I am obviously not cut out to be a film director. I obviously don't have the slightest idea about the best light conditions, angles, perspective... pretty much nothing. I did like my choice of music though, so perhaps I can be a little like Tarantino. No? Ok, ok, I give. At any rate, hopefully you'll get a least 1 minute of enjoyment...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 02/27/2007 - 00:15

I was recently able to get my mitts on an adorable new White Tiger from the Alive series by WowWee.  All those who have been looking for a well-made, cuddly, interactive toy for their kids, or are looking to add to their collection of stuffed animals, the Alive Cub is a perfect fit.

If you'd like a sneak peek at the elusive beast, and...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Mon, 07/21/2008 - 17:39

Editor's note:

In Part 1 of this incredible series, our fearless hacker RobosapienV2-4mem8 cracks open the Roboquad exoskeleton. Is this alien dissection from Area 51? Nah, but it sure looks like it.

Then in Part 2, the exploration continues -- complete with photo close ups of electronic innards.

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By: RobosapienV2-4mem8
Posted: Wed, 06/27/2007 - 13:23

Joebot is an animated, walking talking, robot buddy filled with quirky responses and hilarious chatter. Joebot walks with a smooth motion, detects and avoids obstacles, and knows when he has fallen down. Use Voice Command in Program Mode or his easy-to-operate joystick hands to interact with him! Packed with...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 09/29/2009 - 17:13

WowWee has announced the release of new tools for iPhone and Android developers with a full SDK available.

Their new WowWee:Labs service provides you with the latest WowWee SDKs to develop your own apps to control WowWee's Robots and Toys.

SDK for RoboMe

There is a new RoboMe SDK RoboMe is the latest app controlled Robot from...

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By: Brandon C
Posted: Wed, 09/11/2013 - 13:28

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