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Mr. Personality sadly came off the scene as quickly as he came on after he was announced at CES 2008.  I've seen quite a few people on our forums here who were quite passionate about this new jokester robot, but then disappointed, as no additional "official" personalities were released.  In addition, it didn't seem that there was any "official...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 02/05/2010 - 15:45

If you are a long time Robo Reptile user or if you just opened the box, this free tutorial is for you. This video is a simple step-by-step guide that will provide and inspire you to renovate Robo Reptile's appearance.

My inclination to keep a large living lizard as a pet has always been tempered with the reality...

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By: Apophenianow
Posted: Mon, 03/16/2009 - 11:40

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

Got a video camera? Got a WowWee robot? Then you have all you need to partake in

RoboCommunity Video Mania

Whether your robot loves to meet the neighbors or your prone to opening a new robot night club, this is your chance to show your robot's moves and win. Here's the scoop...

UPDATE: The winners of the...
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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Wed, 12/05/2007 - 12:26

You've probably already seen quite a number of videos of the Flytech Dragonfly already, but if you can't see it up close, it's hard to actually make out the wings flapping.

I filmed the following video at half speed so that you can see the flapping action a bit clearer. Unfortunately, I'm a rather poor videographer and I lost...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 01/23/2007 - 19:25

This the first of four articles about adding a "parasitic" microcontroller to the WowWee Elvis Alive that allows control of this device from an external PC via a serial interface. The external PC is also the source for the audio for the Elvis Alive speakers. This hack allows the Elvis Alive to either function in its original "Elvis Alive" mode...

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By: Evilis
Posted: Fri, 11/21/2008 - 09:25

Just in time for the 2009 holiday season comes Joebot, the latest offering of robotic goodness from WowWee. Joebot is another biped platform and is slightly smaller than the original Robosapien. Like the Femisapien, Joebot ditches the standard remote control interface for easy to use "joystick hands". But WowWee didn't stop there, Joebot is the...

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By: Rudolph
Posted: Wed, 11/25/2009 - 11:49

What if you could turn your robot into a teddy bear?

Noccy42 of YouTube evidently already has.  This is hysterical. He dances, he plays with the kitty, he's a robot. No, he's a bear! No, a robot..... 

The video's actually kinda in 2 parts. Even if you get bored in the middle, make sure you forward to time index 2:35 for...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Wed, 12/13/2006 - 13:01

Chatterbots are whimsical, highly stylized companions that hang out on your desktop. There are three distinctively different, collectable designs: The Fairy Godfather, Devil/Angel, and Dog/Cat. Each has its own unique personality, vocabulary, and "signature" animation.

Your chatty compatriots have no shortage of things to say...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 01/18/2008 - 10:13

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

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