Roboticist Starts Experimental Post-Apocalyptic Commune

English roboticist, Dylan Evans, has started a commune in Northern Scotland to explore how life will change should we end up in a post-apocalyptic world. Called the Utopia Experiment, it is "an attempt to figure out how life in Britain will be affected by climate change and the end of cheap oil during the next few decades."

McDonald's announces Happy Meal Robosapien

Kids enjoying a happy meal at McDonald's can now share their cheeseburger with a friend - "Happy Meal Robosapien" from WowWee Robotics. Choose from seven new mini-bot toys, from Stand Up Robosapien to Chomping Roboraptor. Meet Happy Meal Robosapien and his friends here on RoboCommunity.

PC Magazine Reviews the Dragonfly

Lance Ulanoff reviews the Dragonfly for PC Magazine. This is a very positive review and Lance gives the Dragonfly a 4 out of 5 rating. He notes that it's affordable, easy to set up and use, is surprisingly resilient and is fun to play with.

"All in all, it's the most fun I've had with a flying toy since I got my first rubber-band-powered wooden plane."

Chinese Company, Jai Qi Toys, Makes WowWee Knockoffs

Jai Qi Toys is a Chinese company that produces toys, some of which are knockoffs of some of WowWee's products. Included in their product line are versions of Robosapien, Roboraptor and Roboraptor, as well as Roboraptor Mini and Robopet Mini. The names have changed; Robosapien is the Robone, Roboraptor is Robosaur and Robopet is Robodog.