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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

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

I just unpacked a ferocious little Roboreptile and thought I'd share my quick impressions. This is a very cool toy and most of my comments really lean towards a wish list.

Very fast, agile and responsive. Select button to get to the different functions of the buttons. It's a cool idea to have the Select button stay at a specific...
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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 10/31/2006 - 20:09

WowWee has announced the release of new tools for iPhone and Android developers with a full SDK available.

Their new WowWee:Labs service provides you with the latest WowWee SDKs to develop your own apps to control WowWee's Robots and Toys.

SDK for RoboMe

There is a new RoboMe SDK RoboMe is the latest app controlled Robot from...

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By: Brandon C
Posted: Wed, 09/11/2013 - 13:28

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.

Then 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 - 13:23

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...

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


Here's a great introductory video to the Roboreptile. This is a pretty quick, entertaining video. I don't want to give it away so you'll have to watch the vid, but the videographer, who also runs the RobotsRule website, has a funny nickname for his Roboreptile. 

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Sun, 11/05/2006 - 09:46

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

There is a tremendous amount of information about Robots on the Internet and it can be confusing sometimes to find information that is relevant to you. We've assembled some of our favorite sites in this article which will hopefully be helpful to you.

NOTE: We are not affiliated nor do we have any editorial contol over any of...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Wed, 09/20/2006 - 14:54

And here it is...  Part two!  I was having file size issues so I had to split the article into two parts.  Hope you enjoy the rest of the WowWee Alive Lion Cub dissection!

This is a shot of the back of the cub's skull.  You can see the head's touch sensor at the top.

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By: Grandlarseny37
Posted: Fri, 10/03/2008 - 10:39

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