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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

Robosapien is perhaps the most famous robotic toy in the world. Over 4 million units sold makes our intrepid friend a legend in his own time - the dawn of the age of robotics. But now, Robosapien is not just a toy, not just famous, not just your favorite bot to modify... Now he's a movie star!

And not just any movie, by any...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Wed, 03/07/2007 - 13:00


Welcome back, everyone!

I was happy to see the responses on my last article, so I decided it to submit my second session.

This time he will be doing the "Roboquad Hokey Pokey." Here's how to do it:

The Roboquad Hokey Pokey Put your Roboquad into Program mode Start with the intro. Doo Doo Doo! Do the twitch...
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By: Robo BG
Posted: Tue, 02/26/2008 - 15:52

So you have explored all the personalities that come with your RS Media, and now you're looking for something new. Well look no further! Your RS Media was designed with imagination, innovation and creativity waiting to be unlocked ... by you! Through this guide, you will learn how to write your own Macros using the RS Media Software...

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By: Robostuff
Posted: Tue, 06/26/2007 - 13:17

This article describes the steps needed to convert the WowWee RoboRemote into a sensor interface and programmable robot controller. By making these changes to the RoboRemote, it will be possible to use custom sensors and control logic to extend the capabilities of WowWee robots. This can be done without modifying the robot itself in any...

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By: MrScott
Posted: Thu, 06/19/2008 - 10:23

You've probably already seen quite a number of videos of the Flytech Dragonfly already, but if you can't see it up close, it's hard to actually make out the wings flapping.

I filmed the following video at half speed so that you can see the flapping action a bit clearer. Unfortunately, I'm a rather poor videographer and I lost...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 01/23/2007 - 19:25

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

Here is a simple mod for your Rovio, requiring no "hacking," that will help you get more light in dark rooms and hallways.  Basically, I found a bright battery powered LED flood light (motion activated) and mounted it to the rear end of Rovio with clear Super Velcro from Radio Shack.

The light needed some modification for Rovio to park...

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By: jimi
Posted: Mon, 10/27/2008 - 13:06

And here it is...  Part two!  I was having file size issues so I had to split the article into two parts.  Hope you enjoy the rest of the WowWee Alive Lion Cub dissection!

This is a shot of the back of the cub's skull.  You can see the head's touch sensor at the top.

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By: Grandlarseny37
Posted: Fri, 10/03/2008 - 10:39

Mr. Personality sadly came off the scene as quickly as he came on after he was announced at CES 2008.  I've seen quite a few people on our forums here who were quite passionate about this new jokester robot, but then disappointed, as no additional "official" personalities were released.  In addition, it didn't seem that there was any "official...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 02/05/2010 - 15:45

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