Robo News Articles

Here is the next installment of our 'Evolution' articles. This time, we're featuring the hyperactive, ravenous Roboreptile. As you will see, some of the mock-ups don't quite look the eventual product, but always interesting to see what was going through the minds of the designers.

By the way, if you haven't seen them, here are...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Sat, 02/03/2007 - 19:53

Just after it landed from distant star systems, Wowwee introduced the RoboQuad to the entire planet. With its unique movement based on rotating multi-jointed legs, it’s not quite a crab, not exactly a spider, but a 4-legged alien quad.

He moves in 8-directions using...

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By: Tiffany W
Posted: Mon, 08/27/2007 - 16:49

This is the second of four articles about adding a "parasitic" microcontroller to the WowWee Alive Elvis that allows control of this device from an external PC via a serial interface.  This article covers the layout of the microcontroller board to drive the interface that was detailed in the first article.  A link to the microcontroller C...

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By: Evilis
Posted: Fri, 01/02/2009 - 14:07

Imagine laying in bed, far too lazy to get up... but you're not ready to go to sleep either.  Wouldn't it be cool if you could watch TV or a movie on the ceiling, like some magical picture were to just appear out of nowhere?

Now, rather than just waxing poetic (or spending thousands of dollars on an expensive home theater setup)...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Mon, 10/05/2009 - 18:36

If you are a long time Robo Reptile user or if you just opened the box, this free tutorial is for you. This video is a simple step-by-step guide that will provide and inspire you to renovate Robo Reptile's appearance.

My inclination to keep a large living lizard as a pet has always been tempered with the...

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By: Apophenianow
Posted: Mon, 03/16/2009 - 11:40

I'm sure that you have your own desktop companion, and if you don't - you should! They're fun and they often take on a personality all their own. If you have a wild imagination, like I do, even the inanimate ones can be pretty fun. In this photo you can see my tireless companion Piplup, my rotating trout, and my desktop Death Star...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Wed, 04/16/2008 - 11:57

Roboreptile is one 'bot with attitude. He is capable of rapid movement and a lunging attack. 'Feed' him with the remote and he'll become calm- for a little while at least!

This is a quick guide to finding support for your Roboreptile. There are many resources available to you, so read on!


Your First...
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By: milw
Posted: Fri, 02/08/2008 - 10:47

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 (...
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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Sat, 02/24/2007 - 06:34

Look out Robosapien, there's a new girl in town...  And she's got the moves!  Of course, I'm talking about the Femisapien, the latest of the bi-pedal humanoid walking robots from WowWee.

Powering Femisapien:

Femisapien is powered by 6x AA batteries (3 in each foot).  You'll need a Philips screwdriver to install them.

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By: Grandlarseny37
Posted: Mon, 11/17/2008 - 11:31

This just in from WowWee...

The official video for the new commercial from WowWee for the Flytech Dragonfly. This commercial is now airing (starting Monday, March 11th) throughout the US.

RoboCommunity will post more video and other commercials as they become available....

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Tue, 03/06/2007 - 19:19

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