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If you own a Rovio, you might be familiar with the Windows setup program.  It's designed to get you up and running with your Rovio without editing any confusing or cumbersome manual settings.  I've tested it and it works great, and WowWee is updating the application on a regular basis.  (See downloads area for more information on the Windows...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Mon, 02/09/2009 - 13:08

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

The latest robot from WowWee Robotics, the RS Media, is chock full of features, and as the name suggests, particularly multimedia-related ones. This article sums up most of the notable features of the RS Media.

At first glance, the RS Media has a look and feel like the Robosapien, but starts to differ when you start to look at...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Thu, 10/05/2006 - 19:47

Editor's note:

Here 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.

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

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By: RobosapienV2-4mem8
Posted: Thu, 06/21/2007 - 17:58

As promised, another 'Evolution' pictorial article. The Robopet is next up. As you will see, for the most part, the Robopet went through a pretty smooth birth from ideas, designs, and prototypes to finished product. About the only thing that seemed in question was how to structure its head and probably what kind of sensors to use in it...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Thu, 11/16/2006 - 15:55

This article provides step by step instructions for how to upload pictures from your computer directly into your community contributions.

It also shows how to add YouTube videos that can be viewed directly in your contributions.

How to Upload Pictures Directly into Posts and Articles

Most...

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By: MrScott
Posted: Fri, 02/01/2008 - 17:11
If you're interested in trying your hand at some C programming for the RS Media, helibot over on the Robosapien.TK forums recently discovered that the Board Support Package for the MC9328MXL processor in the RS Media is available on a VMWare image intended for development of a different processor range.

This is great news,...

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By: Nocturnal
Posted: Tue, 03/11/2008 - 14:07

Watch Roboquad bust a move in this quick video. This is just a small sampling of some of the movements that the Roboquad is capable of. Of course, this demo does not factor in his other capabilities like motion and sound detection, and autonomous wandering. Be sure to take a look at the other video demonstration (with narration) of...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Thu, 01/18/2007 - 14:13

Wait! Don't throw your batteries away in your remote until you do this check! If this check doesn't work, the problem may be your IR LED.

If you didn't see that in your digital camera, then it just might be the IR LED, a transistor, or the CPU. Follow these simple tests, and we'll go from there...

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By: GWJax
Posted: Thu, 01/17/2008 - 14:28

After much searching, I finally located a RoboBoa more by chance than by diligent effort. A friend of mine, who was aware of my obsession with all things Wow Wee, asked me one day out of the blue, what is a RoboBoa? I immediately interrogated him as to why he was inquiring, and it was finally revealed that he had seen one in a store....

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By: Nocturnal
Posted: Mon, 03/24/2008 - 13:35

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