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Here is a simple mod for your Rovio, requiring no "hacking," that will help you get more light in dark rooms and hallways.  Basically, I found a bright battery powered LED flood light (motion activated) and mounted it to the rear end of Rovio with clear Super Velcro from Radio Shack.

The light needed some modification for Rovio to park...

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By: jimi
Posted: Mon, 10/27/2008 - 13:06

Robopet is WowWee's interactive biomechanical pet. Robopet can wander in autonomous mode and safely avoid edges such as stairs, or be controlled by remote.

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

Your First Line of Defense: RoboCommunity

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By: milw
Posted: Tue, 01/15/2008 - 17:21

As more and more people own an RS Media, an increasing interest has been expressed in using the latest 'bot in the Robosapien line as an educational tool - especially to teach the Java programming language. These educational efforts are focused on RS Media's Java API, functionality made possible through a software package called the...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Wed, 11/21/2007 - 13:28

As promised, here are some better quality pictures of Roboquad, Roboboa, Robopanda and the Flytech Dragonfly. Missing are Alive Elvis and RS Media, but since you've already seen lots of images of RS Media, we'll just owe you Elvis. If you haven't seen any pictures of RS Media, just take a quick look around the site and you will find...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 01/16/2007 - 15:59

Before Robosapien V2 could impress your friends with his unique personality, dance moves, and bowling finess, he had to start as an idea and evolve into the super-bot he is today. Below is an exciting, behind the scenes look at the evolution of the beloved Robosapien V2. We've got pictures for everything, including sketches on paper, to...

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By: Matt Whitlock
Posted: Fri, 11/03/2006 - 09:08

From Dreams to Dark Ages

When I was a kid in the late 60's early 70's I watched shows like Lost in Space and Forbidden Planet, the robots featured were pure science fiction. Personal computers were not here yet and they were huge machines with big tape reels. When computers like the Apple II came along it seemed...

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By: Robostuff
Posted: Mon, 08/13/2007 - 15:13

I just unpacked a ferocious little Roboreptile and thought I'd share my quick impressions. This is a very cool toy and most of my comments really lean towards a wish list.

Very fast, agile and responsive. Select button to get to the different functions of the buttons. It's a cool idea to have the Select button stay at a...
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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 10/31/2006 - 20:09

The up and coming Rovio by WowWee Robotics has certainly generated a huge amount of excitement. Everyone's wondering what the Rovio can do, how it works, if it's hackable, and much more.

The "big question" about Rovio is this: how exactly does it find its way through your home or office automatically? What technology enables...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Mon, 01/21/2008 - 13:30

We recently came across a rather humorous website, the Robosapien Foundation, whose 'mission' is to ensure that Robosapiens are given a fair chance at life just like the rest of us! If you didn't know beforehand, at first glance you might think this was a very real organization that is dedicated to that very thing, due to the very...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Fri, 10/20/2006 - 11:57

Say hello to the Roboremote, the niftiest, handiest little contraption yet seen by WowWee enthusiasts! Roboremote is a universal infrared (IR) remote control designed for use with any of WowWee's past, present and future IR-controlled robots.

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By: milw
Posted: Wed, 06/25/2008 - 10:27

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