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Here's my solution for the low-light sensitivity of the Rovio cam- take the 6 existing blue LEDs and remount them at the front of Rovio, so instead of uselessly beaming all those precious blue photons straight up onto the ceiling, the cool blue LEDs will help light the way.  After dark, driving with the blue lights on is a snap, and it looks...

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By: milw
Posted: Mon, 11/24/2008 - 17:34

I recorded this demonstration of the Robopanda presented by one of the helpful WowWee folks at CES Unveiled. While this event was only open to the press, it was still quite a task getting a few minutes to do the filming; there were a lot of people who wanted to see the new WowWee bots.

Unfortunately, I forgot...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Wed, 01/17/2007 - 03:18

Fresh from the robot factory, Tri-Bot is ready to rock and roll, whether you're playing games, controlling him directly, or listening to him tell you jokes!

Possessing a "new robot" personality, the Tri-Bot is packed with character. His "pop-top" head and animated eyebrows tell you how he's feeling. His distinctive, three-wheel...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 01/11/2008 - 17:16

[Reprinted with the kind permission of TechCast Network.]

Just two days before Christmas 2006, a big heavy box landed on the door step of the TechCast Network office. With as much excitement and enthusiasm as a small boy on Christmas day, I promptly yet carefully tore open the box to reveal the coolest toy I’ve ever come across...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 01/30/2007 - 17:30

Meet the newest additions to the Alive Cubs family of adorable youngsters: Seal Pup, Husky Puppy, Leopard Cub, and Koala Joey.

 

Playing with Seal Pup is as close as you can get to having the real baby animal to nurture and take care of in your home.  Seal...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Thu, 08/06/2009 - 14:50

If you don't know what the WowWee Lightstar is, well, you're starting in the wrong place. Please take a moment to get acquainted with the Lightstar, then come on back. I'll wait.

You're back? Good, glad to see you return. Now I need to give you some proper warning regarding what you're about to see. This article contains graphic...

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By: Rudolph
Posted: Mon, 03/23/2009 - 11:54

Here's about a 2-1/2 minute video of the WowWee Alive! Elvis taken at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas. We put the sunglasses on him to change it up a little from many of the other videos that were taken.

After his shortened rendition of "Heartbreak Hotel" at the beginning of the video, we edited in a summary of some of...

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By: Ron Repking
Posted: Tue, 01/23/2007 - 00:38

Everyone has FlyTech Dragonfly fever, so I wanted to share a few photos the dragonfly sent me after his recent photo shoot with WowWee.  He said it was okay to share these with you all, some of his closest human friends. 

Click on each thumbnail image below to open the associated full-sized, high-quality image.  WARNING...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Tue, 04/10/2007 - 07:05


A Review of the FlyTech Bat and FairyFly SlowFlake

I was given the opportunity to get a sneak peek at a couple of WowWee Flytech products due for release soon. I have test driven the FairyFly SnowFlake and the Bat. These two products have more similarities than differences, so I am combining the review into a...

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By: MrScott
Posted: Mon, 07/07/2008 - 20:10

Well here it is, the dissection of a WowWee Alive Lion Cub!  Before I get into it I just wanna say that I tried to open it up in such a way that would allow me repair it, but, unfortunately, it was impossible.  So, if you decide to attempt the dissection outlined here, make sure you understand that your Cub may never be the same again!

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By: Grandlarseny37
Posted: Wed, 08/06/2008 - 17:16

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