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Meet the newest additions to the Alive Cubs family of adorable youngsters: Seal Pup, Husky Puppy, Leopard Cub, and Koala Joey.

 

Playing with Seal Pup is as close as you can get to having the real baby animal to nurture and take care of in your home.  Seal...

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

Here's a quick how-to for patching in to the Linux console port on the RS Media. Thanks to Nocturnal's careful dissection and documentation of the boards inside the RSM, we have easy access to a 3.3 V serial port on the media board, which is located under the panel behind RSMs head. Before you get started, you need to decide on what...

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By: milw
Posted: Mon, 03/17/2008 - 11:39

When Innvo Labs adopted the widely known (but poorly sold) Pleo robotic dinosaur from Ugobe, they've made several appearances at trade shows with an improved version of the adorable baby Camarasaurus.

Dubbed "Pleo rb (re-born)", the new Pleo offers more and improved sensors, voice recognition, and an...

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By: Matt Whitlock
Posted: Mon, 05/23/2011 - 11:21

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

It's official. The Flytech Dragonfly is hitting shelves in stores all over the world over the next few months. Here's a snapshot of where you can buy our favorite robotic insect and when.

In the United States...

Radio Shack (March) The Sharper Image (mid-April) Discovery Stores (mid-April) Toys "R" Us (mid...
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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Sat, 02/24/2007 - 06:34

For all you fans out there who thought the legendary Elvis® "The King" had "left the building," Wowwee™ has brought him back to life. That’s right folks, Elvis is Alive!

With expert guidance from Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. in Memphis, Tennessee, we have developed a new Wowwee Alive™ product - a realistic animatronic Elvis,...

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By: Tiffany W
Posted: Tue, 10/09/2007 - 08:37

The Roboquad is the first truly robotic arthropod, with unique multidirectional movement capabilities. It has 40 program slots, direct control and autonomous movement, and has 72 pre-programmed functions. It also boasts 2 built in demos, a light sensor, and a sound sensor.

Oppenheim Toy Portfolio: Gold Seal Award  ...
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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 01/01/2008 - 13:00

Well, you just bought your first robot from EBay! Congratulations! You paid .99 for it, a real collectable called the Radio Shack Talking Robie. You may have bought it becasue you needed a cheap platform for testing your high tech ideas!

Of course, you already own all of the Wow Wee robots, right? So, you need a platform to...

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By: Electroboticist
Posted: Fri, 06/13/2008 - 11:54

Generic Robotic Base with RSV2 Attached
by RobosapienV2_4mem8

(Keep up with my work on the Hacks and Mods Blog.)

Hi Guys, I (RobosapienV2-4mem8) thought I would put up some photos of a weekend project making a robotic base. This project would be a good exercise for...

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By: Hacks & Mods Blogger
Posted: Mon, 03/05/2007 - 00:28

I am pleased to say that I am having much better luck using Rovio in the dark, taking advantage of this new kit for the Rovio.

There are many light modifications on the forums here, but many of them require opening the device which could potentially void your Rovio's warranty.  Here is a kit that I found that...

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By: Praha_rovio
Posted: Mon, 07/06/2009 - 16:21

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