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In case you missed it, the Cinemin multimedia pico projector from WowWee Technologies is ready to hit the scene - it's up for pre-order now and is slated to be available in September.

Check out these new videos to get a peek at how Cinemin can change how you watch your media... and listen to some hot music tracks while you're at it!

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Thu, 07/30/2009 - 12:53

The WowWee Roboraptor has been around for a few years and has won a lot of awards. It contunues to be one of the more popular robots available.
The Roboraptor comes fully assembled and ready to roam the earth with his robotic dinosaur cousins. He has movable arms, a swiveling head, a sweeping tail, and a chomping jaw full of pointy teeth....

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Wed, 09/11/2013 - 23:54

Many of you may already be aware that Rovio has a "built-in" client optimized for the iPhone and iPod Touch, which allows you to take control of Rovio when you don't have access to a laptop or more powerful PC.  However, this built-in client is a bit limited and sometimes difficult to control; requiring multiple presses for continuous movement...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Mon, 12/14/2009 - 17:47

US customers can now pre-order Roboquad, Robopanda, RS-Media, and Alive Elvis ... from etoys.com.  You can purchase existing bots there as well.  I don't think we will see Roboboa for a while, but go ahead and pre-order your 2007 robots from WowWee.

Here's the pricing breakdown...

New Roboquad is $100. New Robopanda is $200...
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By: quitej
Posted: Wed, 03/21/2007 - 12:58

I recorded this demonstration of the Robopanda presented by one of the helpful WowWee folks at CES Unveiled. While this event was only open to the press, it was still quite a task getting a few minutes to do the filming; there were a lot of people who wanted to see the new WowWee bots.

Unfortunately, I forgot...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Wed, 01/17/2007 - 03:18

The previous series of articles on this Robocommunity site on establishing a way to drive the Elvis Alive bust from a PC are useful but it becomes a peripheral which can do nothing without being attached to a PC with what amounts to a RS-232 umbilical. This also loads down the PC such that running any other other processes could affect the...

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By: Evilis
Posted: Mon, 05/11/2009 - 12:44

McDonalds and WowWee have teamed up to create seven cool new WowWee Robotics Happy Meal toys. The toys are available (for now) in the US and Canada only, but you can get them at any McDonald's. They are rolling out two per week starting today (Friday, February 23rd), so the promotion will last four weeks in total. I'm going to try to...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Fri, 02/23/2007 - 08:22

Does the Robosapien V2 remote just have too many buttons for you to remember? Why bother?! Just check out this handy quick reference table that shows you how to activate every function your Robosapien V2 has without having to flip through long user-manuals! Better yet, click the image for a full size view, and print it out so you always...

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By: The Insider
Posted: Fri, 09/08/2006 - 16:46

This is my first mod for the RoboQuad: a battery monitor. When properly adjusted, it will visually tell you when your batteries are geting low. This mod stays on at all times. The drain on the batteries is very minute; it's around 0.02uA. This mod requires soldering and making a circuit board for the monitor, but it is a very easy...

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By: GWJax
Posted: Wed, 01/09/2008 - 09:17

This is the first step in transforming Elvis to "Elvis the Terminator," an ongoing project. This first article is about opening your Elvis to reveal some of its electronics. The next article will be about removing the skin and so forth.

So, are you ready to get started?

Support the Elvis upside down, either in an empty...

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By: GWJax
Posted: Mon, 02/04/2008 - 10:06

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