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Editor's note:

In Part 1 of this incredible series, our fearless hacker RobosapienV2-4mem8 cracks open the Roboquad exoskeleton. Is this alien dissection from Area 51? Nah, but it sure looks like it.

Here in Part 2, the exploration continues -- complete with photo close ups of electronic innards....

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By: RobosapienV2-4mem8
Posted: Wed, 06/27/2007 - 13:15

So we already know the Roboquad can dance, but what else can it do? Here is a presentation of Roboquad's features as explained by WowWee employee, Michelle (no, not our blogger, Michelle C.). Because of the background noise, it's tough to make out Roboquad's almost R2D2-like sounds, but they do work for him and adds to the experience of...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Sat, 01/20/2007 - 02:38

I would like to introduce to all of you to the two robots that got me started on my studies of robotics, before I became fascinated with the awesome bots from WowWee! These two old boys have been doing down time since late 1997, due to the high cost of batteries these days - but I was recently able to get a great deal on some to get them back...

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By: Lady Royce
Posted: Mon, 06/01/2009 - 12:36

Welcome to my Fairy Godfather Chatterbot introduction. The anticipation was killing me for him to arrive! And, now that he’s here, I would like to introduce you to him!

He is not your typical Fairy Godmother, but rather, a laid back fat Mafia Fairy Godfather that loves to talk. The trigger keys and miscellaneous phrases are...

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By: GWJax
Posted: Mon, 05/19/2008 - 11:44

Chatterbots are whimsical, highly stylized companions that hang out on your desktop. There are three distinctively different, collectable designs: The Fairy Godfather, Devil/Angel, and Dog/Cat. Each has its own unique personality, vocabulary, and "signature" animation.

Your chatty compatriots have no shortage of things to say...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 01/18/2008 - 10:13

The first 4 FlyTech BladestarTM designs were all different configurations of rotors and motors, but #5 and #6 (pictured here) used the configuration pictured here. It's very heavy at 18 grams (0.63 ounces), and also quite large, around 45cm (17.7 inches) in diameter.

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By: Michelle C
Posted: Thu, 04/24/2008 - 09:21
I've had my RoboPanda for a while now. As you may know, he has a little furry friend, who he recognizes using an RFID tag. What you might not know unless your up on your conspiracy theories, is that RFID tags are going to be the bane of our existence in the near future. At first I thought I could live with it, the teddy panda is so cute...
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By: Nocturnal
Posted: Tue, 06/03/2008 - 15:21

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

If you've misplaced your manual (or if your robot hid it from you), don't worry! We've gathered together all of the Robomanuals here. Click on the desired link below for either a PDF or possibly an HTML version of the manual.

Flytech Dragonfly

User Manual (PDF)

RS Media

Quick Start...
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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Sun, 08/27/2006 - 22:09

Got a video camera? Got a WowWee robot? Then you have all you need to partake in

RoboCommunity Video Mania

Whether your robot loves to meet the neighbors or your prone to opening a new robot night club, this is your chance to show your robot's moves and win. Here's the scoop...

UPDATE: The winners of the...
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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Wed, 12/05/2007 - 12:26

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