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

Meet the Alive Lion Cub - the very first in a new series of super-realistic animal companions from WowWee!

Many of us, especially those with vivid imaginations, have wanted a wild animal for a pet at some point - but we all know that's not very likely. Wouldn't it be great to have your own pet lion, that responds to your every...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Tue, 01/08/2008 - 15:09

Robot Books   The Official Robosapien Hacker's Guide by Dave Prochnow   Ultimate Robot, published by DK Publishing   The Robosapien Companion by Jamie Samans   How to Survive a Robot Uprising by Daniel H. Wilson   Robot...
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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 09/19/2006 - 01:15

Editor's note:

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.

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

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By: RobosapienV2-4mem8
Posted: Wed, 06/27/2007 - 13:15

Hello all,

This article describes two methods to customise the way the RS Media graphics look on his LCD.  But due to my very limited (read: "non-existant") graphic artist capabilities, I have only included 3 customised pictures.  So, I tell you how to do the customisation, but there aren't any cool new graphics yet.  If anyone would...

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By: Helibot
Posted: Mon, 08/03/2009 - 17:03

Well, the big fuss from CES is over now, and I recently got a sell sheet from WowWee on Robquad, and it has some pretty good images of it and the remote. Here is my take of the features listed on the sheet. You may also download a copy of the sell sheet in PDF format.

4 leg motors 2 head and neck motors Lens focused...
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By: quitej
Posted: Sun, 03/04/2007 - 03:03

Roboraptor is a large (32") bipedal dino 'bot with several distinct moods. He can be aggressive and hunting, cautious, or friendly and playful. Roboraptor can roam in autonomous mode, play tug-of-war games, or be controlled by remote.

2005 Toy of the Year - Creative Child Magazine   2005 - 100 Best...
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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 01/01/2008 - 13:00

Just after it landed from the depths of outer space, 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 looks more like a 4-legged alien quad from another planet.

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By: Tiffany W
Posted: Mon, 09/03/2007 - 12:59

Robosapien is perhaps the most famous robotic toy in the world. Over 4 million units sold makes our intrepid friend a legend in his own time - the dawn of the age of robotics. But now, Robosapien is not just a toy, not just famous, not just your favorite bot to modify... Now he's a movie star!

And not just any movie, by any...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Wed, 03/07/2007 - 13:00

Here are 5 YouTube videos of demos of 5 new WowWee products: Alive Elvis, Dragonfly, RS Media, Roboquad and Robopanda. All of these videos were shot in WowWee's office in Hong Kong. The Roboquad demo is even presented by Mark Tilden himself, and shows...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Fri, 02/16/2007 - 21:30

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