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Last Updated: September 26, 2006

Welcome to the Robot FAQ! This FAQ is intended to answer many of the common questions about WowWee's robots and other related products. Please check here, and in other articles and threads on the site to see if your question has been answered before posting in the RoboCommunity...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Wed, 08/02/2006 - 10:25

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 reality...

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

Another new application for controlling your WowWee Rovio has hit the scene.  Developer and community member Andreas, of ewe-software, has created his own application called RovioDirect.  RovioDirect is designed to be used on Windows based PC's, and is an excellent substitute for the web-based application - it even adds several features.

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Tue, 02/09/2010 - 17:24

Welcome back; I hope you have enjoyed the first part of this hack!

Now, it's time to remove the skin. This part is one of the most time consuming steps. First, DO NOT use a sharp razor blade. Instead, use the small flat blade screwdriver. This will prevent any slipups; you could potentially cut the robot skin in...

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By: GWJax
Posted: Mon, 02/11/2008 - 09:30
Rovio Tutorial Video #1: Getting Started

Rovio Tutorial Video #2a: How To Set Up Rovio on a PC (Windows) Computer

Rovio Tutorial Video #2b: How To Set Up Rovio on a Mac (OS X) Computer

Rovio Tutorial Video #3: Rovio's Interface and Basic Options
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By: WowWee Robotics
Posted: Thu, 06/11/2009 - 16:45

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, we had the chance to visit WowWee's booth and get a demo of the forthcoming Robopanda. It's quite an impressive little robot with a lot of functionality.

Enjoy the video and if you have any questions, please be sure to post them in the comments area!

 

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By: Ron Repking
Posted: Thu, 01/11/2007 - 19:07

Here's a way to modify the package so you can store your remote control with the antenna still attached, and keep the dragonfly safe. Plus avoid sending more plastic to the landfill!

1) Cut a small hole for the antenna at the indicated spot using an Xacto or similar knife. This will change the angle that the remote rests in the...

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By: milw
Posted: Tue, 03/20/2007 - 12:34


My robot keeps staring at strange objects around the room. What is he looking at?

Your RS2 "sees" using Infra Red (I/R) light, a light too "red" for humans to see. However many appliances, computer screens, TVs, and dimmed lighting put out I/R light which your robot can be attracted to,
so he'll just naturally...

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By: The Insider
Posted: Thu, 09/07/2006 - 15:39

That's right... the Roborover is now in stores inside the USA and can be found at Toys-R-Us, and soon at Target. The first sighting that I heard of was in California so I went the next day to check out the rumor here in Jacksonville, FL at one of our many Toys-R-Us stores. This was a bust so I checked out the web...

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By: GWJax
Posted: Thu, 10/15/2009 - 14:20

ffRoboCommunity is pleased to present an interview with Davin Sufer, WowWee's CTO, who operates out of WowWee's office in Hong Kong. Davin waxes philosophically about his role at WowWee, robots in society, and gives us some insight into what exciting prospects the future may hold for WowWee customers.

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 12/19/2006 - 19:39

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