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Pre-order Tomy i-SOBOT World’s Smallest Robot

Pre-order Tomy i-SOBOT World’s Smallest Robot

Ed Steele September 15, 2007 Comments Off on Pre-order Tomy i-SOBOT World’s Smallest Robot

Expensive toy robots are on the rise, and we want them all. Tomy dropped us a line today to let us know that I-SOBOT, the world’s smallest robot is up for pre-order on Amazon

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Pre-order Sony Rolly SEP-10BT Robot Speakers

Pre-order Sony Rolly SEP-10BT Robot Speakers

Ed Steele September 14, 2007 Comments Off on Pre-order Sony Rolly SEP-10BT Robot Speakers

The Sony Rolly SEP-10BT Sound Entertainment Player can be pre-ordered at AudioCubes for $449. The Rolly has 20mm active speakers that offer an output of 1.2W x 2 channels and roams about the room

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Senario Pleo Robot Dinosaur Reminds Us Of Dopey From “Land Of The Lost”

Senario Pleo Robot Dinosaur Reminds Us Of Dopey From “Land Of The Lost”

Ed Steele September 13, 2007 1

You watched “Land of the Lost” as a kid right? You remember the poorly animated dinosaurs Dopey and Grumpy and of course Alice. Pleo the robot dinosaur is a newly-hatched Camarasaurus that has his

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Review: Squawkers McCaw Robot Parrot

Review: Squawkers McCaw Robot Parrot

Ed Steele September 9, 2007 1

Squawkers McCaw is the latest Fur Real friend from Hasbro to hit the skies, and for a robotic parrot he’s very realistic and a ton of fun. Full video review with the feline reaction

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Erector Spykee Spy Robot Excites Us Greatly

Erector Spykee Spy Robot Excites Us Greatly

Ed Steele September 6, 2007 Comments Off on Erector Spykee Spy Robot Excites Us Greatly

Many robotic toys to come out in the past few years have come close but slightly missed the mark on being good at what they do. In my mind, there are a few essential

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Wowwee Roboquad Discovery Channel Special Edition

Wowwee Roboquad Discovery Channel Special Edition

Ed Steele September 5, 2007 Comments Off on Wowwee Roboquad Discovery Channel Special Edition

The Wowwee Roboquad security robot is based on research and development Mr. Mark W. Tilden worked on at NASA. Its quadrilateral design allows it to move in any direction, and it has various personality

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Segatoys Dream Cat Smile Robot

Segatoys Dream Cat Smile Robot

Ed Steele September 2, 2007 2

Like most of my fellow gadget maniacs, I’m very drawn to cool new robotic toys. The new Segatoys Dream Cat stands over a foot tall, weighs 4.5 pounds and five touch sensors hidden in

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Hasbro Squawkers McCaw Robotic Parrot

Hasbro Squawkers McCaw Robotic Parrot

Ed Steele August 13, 2007 Comments Off on Hasbro Squawkers McCaw Robotic Parrot

Rachael: Do you like our owl? Deckard: It’s artificial? Rachael: Of course it is. Deckard: Must be expensive. Rachael: Very. Hasbro is releasing what may very well be the world’s first robotic bird, a

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CB2 Baby Robot Will Destroy You

CB2 Baby Robot Will Destroy You

Ed Steele August 2, 2007 1

CB2 is a baby humanoid robot that has camera eyes, microphone ears, and an innate love of bright shiny things. He uses artificial vocal chords to speak and is designed to help scientists better

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WowWee Roboboa On Sale Now

WowWee Roboboa On Sale Now

Ed Steele August 1, 2007 Comments Off on WowWee Roboboa On Sale Now

Like most serpents, Roboboa is just a little mysterious. He’s a smart desk light, a scanning room guard, and….a disco marquee? Roboboa is the latest creation of mad robotics scientist Mark W. Tilden, creator

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Drobo – Whose Minding the Storage

Drobo – Whose Minding the Storage

Ed Steele April 11, 2007 Comments Off on Drobo – Whose Minding the Storage

“Drobo – the world’s first storage robot!” Hmm. The gadget blogs are all lit up today over Drobo, and at first glance Drobo looks really nice. However after closer inspection I’ve discovered a few

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Tyco Radio-Controlled N.S.E.C.T. Insect NSECT

Tyco Radio-Controlled N.S.E.C.T. Insect NSECT

Ed Steele September 14, 2006 Comments Off on Tyco Radio-Controlled N.S.E.C.T. Insect NSECT

Last year around this time Tyco released the Shell Shocker, a whirling dervish of a bio beast that could transforn from a ball to a wicked fanblade of death. This year Tyco has released

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Where To Order Roboreptile?

Where To Order Roboreptile?

Ed Steele July 11, 2006 Comments Off on Where To Order Roboreptile?

He’s “fiercely autonomous” and prone to “biometric bursts” of speed – he’s Roboreptile! It looks like Wowwee is leaning towards making their bots more independent, and we like that. Roboreptile is for sale everywhere

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Video of the World’s First Female Robot

Video of the World’s First Female Robot

Ed Steele April 12, 2006 Comments Off on Video of the World’s First Female Robot

We didn’t make this video, but we sure wish we did. Gizmodo reported about this new female robot from Takahashi-san that stands almost 14 inches tall, weighs two pounds and has 23 degrees freedom

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Danger Will Robinson! Robot B9 From Lost in Space

Danger Will Robinson! Robot B9 From Lost in Space

Ed Steele April 6, 2006 1

You remember Robot B9, don’t you? He was Will Robinson’s best friend and bane to that devious and rather flamboyant bad guy, Dr. Smith. These replicas include some way cool features, such as a

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