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Your Very Own Pet Triceratops Dinosaur Robot – Only $350,000

Your Very Own Pet Triceratops Dinosaur Robot – Only $350,000

Ed Steele July 26, 2011 Comments Off

Some of us are old enough to remember when the only dinosaur toys available were ugly blue lumps of plastic vaguely shaped like dinosaurs – here we thought we were lucky in 2005 when

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Xbox Kinect Hacked To Control Roomba Robotic Vaccum

Xbox Kinect Hacked To Control Roomba Robotic Vaccum

Ed Steele February 16, 2011 Comments Off

Robot enthusiast ROS hacked the Xbox 360 Kinect to allow for hands free control of of his Roomba vacuum. We applaud him for his innovative modification but isn’t the whole idea of a Roomba

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Wowwee Femisapien “Robot Girl”

Wowwee Femisapien “Robot Girl”

Ed Steele July 2, 2008 Comments Off

Wowwee’s latest robotic creation, the Femisapien has her own music video on YouTube. “Robot Girl” is the creation of Robert Oschler from RobotsRule.com and we have to admit we laughed more than once while

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Disney Pixar Wall-E Remote Control Robot

Disney Pixar Wall-E Remote Control Robot

Ed Steele June 9, 2008 1

The remote control Wall*E toy robot stands 9″ tall and comes with infrared remote that enables over 1000 commands and action combos. This cure little guy also features eye motions, light up effects, and

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Kung Fu Panda Robot Po

Kung Fu Panda Robot Po

Ed Steele June 6, 2008 Comments Off

We like robots with combat moves. Housed in this fluffy exterior lies advanced combat sensors that, according to the product description will acknowledge your KungFu movements and respond with quick-draw nunchucks and a roundhouse

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New Robosapien Robots From Wowwee: Tri-Bot and Wrex The Dog

New Robosapien Robots From Wowwee: Tri-Bot and Wrex The Dog

Ed Steele June 4, 2008 Comments Off

We’ve had a love affair with Mark Tilden’s robotic creations going back to the Biobug days, and even made the original Robosapien a rock star in our 2004 Robosapien review. RobotsRule has been given

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Review: Battle Wheels RC Toy Robots

Review: Battle Wheels RC Toy Robots

Ed Steele November 6, 2007 5

Sometimes words just can’t do justice to demonstrate how much fun a toy is. Such is the case with Johnny Lightning’s Battle Wheels remote control battle robots. These remote control robots operate under a

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Buy Expensive Lost In Space B9 Robot

Buy Expensive Lost In Space B9 Robot

Ed Steele October 15, 2007 4

Got 25 grand burning a hole in your pocket? Why not buy a 6 foot tall animatronic RC version of the B9 Robot from the television show “Lost in Space” that ran from 1965

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Free Squawkers McCaw Robot Parrot Amazon Offer

Free Squawkers McCaw Robot Parrot Amazon Offer

Ed Steele October 2, 2007 2

We reviewed this cool new robot parrot from Hasbro and found him to be fun, entertaining, and tasty for cats. Amazon has an offer running where if you spend $250 on other things you

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Facebank Robot Eats Coins

Facebank Robot Eats Coins

Ed Steele October 1, 2007 Comments Off

Striking an eerie resemblance to the MCP from Tron, this new bank from Banpresto eats coins (and presumably bills or any other objects) gleefully and swallows them whole. Designed by Japanese designer Takada this

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Scary Robot Cosplay

Scary Robot Cosplay

Ed Steele September 27, 2007 Comments Off

We had our very own love affair with the original Robosapien when he was released back in 2004. Robert over at Robots Rule! has taken his love for the Robosapien to the next level

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New iRobot 560 Roomba Vacuum Robot In Black And Silver

New iRobot 560 Roomba Vacuum Robot In Black And Silver

Ed Steele September 21, 2007 Comments Off

iRobot has released the new Roomba 560 Vacuuming robot, and this latest version has many improvements over prior models. New features include an improved coverage algorithm to clean up to four rooms and 30%

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Bandai Hex Bug Robotic Insect Could Be The Perfect Cat Toy

Bandai Hex Bug Robotic Insect Could Be The Perfect Cat Toy

Ed Steele September 17, 2007 Comments Off

There are more robotic toys crawling out of the woodwork this weekend than you can shake a stick at. The Bandai Hex Bug is a robot insect toy from Japan that moves and acts

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R2-D2 Wireless Camera Webcam

R2-D2 Wireless Camera Webcam

Ed Steele September 16, 2007 Comments Off

R2-D2 was many things to many sentient beings – repair droid, comedic foil, savior. What most don’t realize is that above all things, R2 was a no-good little spy who secretly recorded audio and

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Speecys Laughing Robot Reminds Us Of Unstable Ex Girlfriend

Speecys Laughing Robot Reminds Us Of Unstable Ex Girlfriend

Ed Steele September 15, 2007 Comments Off

You remember her. That girl in your distant past, the one who’d laugh at all of your stupid jokes. Laugh a little too hard perhaps, with that distorted grin on her face with a

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