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Recently, the Digital Graffiti Art Festival was held in Alys Beach, Florida - attracting over 1,400 visitors, who flocked to the festival to witness the newest revolutions in digital artistry.  Digital Graffiti, also known as "photon bombing" or "urban projection," is a relatively new form of artistic expression using images projected on the...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 06/30/2009 - 15:36

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 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

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

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

This article will show you how to modify your original WowWee Elvis cartridge to accept an xD picture card. If you want to retain the original files from your cartridge, you will need to do that on your own.  I cannot post the original files because of their copyrighted content. Please do not ask me or any other members for these files...

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By: RetroPlayer
Posted: Wed, 09/10/2008 - 13:31

Whoa, careful! That's a WowWee BugBot that just zoomed by - just try to catch it!

These ultra-slick little creatures are the newest edition to the Fun line of WowWee robots. Collectible and available in six different styles, you're sure to have a blast watching them buzz around in your living room.

There are two...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Thu, 01/10/2008 - 12:04

Recently, I caught up with Sean Frawley, the creator of the FlyTech Dragonfly and got to ask him some questions. He was kind enough to take time with me, and excited to share his experience with the Dragonfly with all of us at RoboCommunity.  Check this out...

Jeff: Hundreds of dragonfly enthusiasts will read...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Fri, 04/20/2007 - 16:03

Everyone loves those cute cuddly black and white bears, especially here in Hong Kong. But, how about turning one into an interactive robot? Our in-house robotics experts, designers and panda-lovers have invented Wowwee’s latest feat of genius. They started with stuffed teddy bears -- then evolved the final product...
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By: Tiffany W
Posted: Tue, 07/31/2007 - 15:05

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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