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Buy Playskool Robosapien Junior Jr (aka “Son of Robosapien”)

Buy Playskool Robosapien Junior Jr (aka “Son of Robosapien”)

Ed Steele September 29, 2005 Comments Off on Buy Playskool Robosapien Junior Jr (aka “Son of Robosapien”)

He’s small, he’s cute, and he giggles when he smashes his face into the wall. Meet Robosapien Jr. from Playskool! He dances to his own music, moves forward and backwards, and has light up

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Pre-Order Robosapien V2, Buy Roboraptor & Robopet

Pre-Order Robosapien V2, Buy Roboraptor & Robopet

Ed Steele September 29, 2005 Comments Off on Pre-Order Robosapien V2, Buy Roboraptor & Robopet

Whoa – while looking for something else on Amazon I noticed that Robosapien V2 is up for pre-order – price tag of $229.99. I’ve seen videos of him in action and he seems impressive

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MYMICROBOTS Brand  Robots (Nanites)

MYMICROBOTS Brand Robots (Nanites)

Ed Steele September 23, 2005 Comments Off on MYMICROBOTS Brand Robots (Nanites)

MYMICROBOTS Brand Robots are tiny statues of robots around 500 microns in size, some with details as small as 10 microns. To give you some perspective, an average human hair is about 150 microns

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Xtreme Creators: Awesome Halloween Robots & Props

Xtreme Creators: Awesome Halloween Robots & Props

Ed Steele September 22, 2005 Comments Off on Xtreme Creators: Awesome Halloween Robots & Props

What happens when you turn your insane obsession for Halloween into a job? It looks like that’s what Xtreme Creators has done, with a huge collection of realistic robots and props to turn any

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Special Edition Green Robosapien: “Hulkosapien?”

Special Edition Green Robosapien: “Hulkosapien?”

Ed Steele September 9, 2005 Comments Off on Special Edition Green Robosapien: “Hulkosapien?”

Spotted in the wild – Metallic Green Special Edition Robosapien. Does everything a normal Robosapien can, we just wish he could say: “ROBOSAPIEN SMASH PUNY HUMAN!” Green Robosapien – Only at Radio Shack

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Robosapien V2 is HUGE : No Pre-Order Details Yet…

Robosapien V2 is HUGE : No Pre-Order Details Yet…

Ed Steele September 9, 2005 Comments Off on Robosapien V2 is HUGE : No Pre-Order Details Yet…

Just take a look at RoboV2 there…he TOWERS over the Roboraptor! He’s gigantic in personality and features from what we hear, and as soon as you can pre-order your own, we’ll give you the

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Cool Robots & Droids @ Bennett Robot Works

Cool Robots & Droids @ Bennett Robot Works

Ed Steele September 8, 2005 Comments Off on Cool Robots & Droids @ Bennett Robot Works

Who turns found “stuff” into the coolest droids this side of Geonosis? Bennett Robot Works, that’s who! As a matter of fact, Bennett Robot Works have been working on a “special project” for us

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Robofie Robot

Robofie Robot

Ed Steele September 5, 2005 Comments Off on Robofie Robot

And so another commercially available robot is about to be making its way into consumer homes. Or at least for those who are willing to shell out $1800 for it. The Robofie, which is

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ZMP nuvo Humanoid Home Robot

ZMP nuvo Humanoid Home Robot

Ed Steele August 5, 2005 Comments Off on ZMP nuvo Humanoid Home Robot

The nuvo home robot is advertised as the “the first-home-use-type humanoid robot in the world, which means “the humanoid robot for everyone”, not in the movie, drama, or novel, but in your daily life.”

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Replicant Repliee Q1

Replicant Repliee Q1

Ed Steele July 29, 2005 Comments Off on Replicant Repliee Q1

Repliee Q1 is the most human looking android to date, developed by the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory at Osaka University, under the direction of Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro. Repliee has 31 actuators in her upper body

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Robosapien Soccer

Robosapien Soccer

Ed Steele July 28, 2005 Comments Off on Robosapien Soccer

You may remember when Team NimbRo hacked a Pocket PC into the brain of the Robosapien. Looks like the team’s been busy – not only does their improved hack leave the arms on the

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Takara Walkie Bits Robotic Overlord Turtles

Takara Walkie Bits Robotic Overlord Turtles

Ed Steele July 19, 2005 Comments Off on Takara Walkie Bits Robotic Overlord Turtles

The robotic invasion has begun. Unbeknownst to the sleeping population, our new robotic masters, called “Walkie Bits,” have arrived from Takara. Choosing the form of tiny turtles only 5cm long and powered by what

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Roboraptor Links: News, Preview Commercial and Manual

Roboraptor Links: News, Preview Commercial and Manual

Ed Steele June 27, 2005 Comments Off on Roboraptor Links: News, Preview Commercial and Manual

A little robotic bird sent us some links about the upcoming Roboraptor toy from Wow Wee, designed by Mark Tilden. Word on the street is the Roboraptor can snap a Biobug in two pieces

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Pre-order Your Wow Wee Robopet (Designed by Mark Tilden)

Pre-order Your Wow Wee Robopet (Designed by Mark Tilden)

Ed Steele June 21, 2005 Comments Off on Pre-order Your Wow Wee Robopet (Designed by Mark Tilden)

The Robopet is the companion of the upcoming Robosapien V2, and I gotta tell you: I’m nearly jumping out of my skin in anticipation over these new robots from the mind of Mark Tilden.

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Pre-order Your Wow Wee Roboraptor (Designed by Mark Tilden)

Pre-order Your Wow Wee Roboraptor (Designed by Mark Tilden)

Ed Steele June 21, 2005 Comments Off on Pre-order Your Wow Wee Roboraptor (Designed by Mark Tilden)

Mark Tilden is one of the coolest guys we know, and he creates the coolest toys. The Roboraptor has mutiple vision systems, mutiple moods, and can be controlled by the upcoming Robosapien V2. Good

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