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The WowWee Hoverpod is still shrouded in secrecy, but I have a little bit of information to pass on, RoboCommunity-ites!

The little-known Hoverpod is unique to the FlyTech line in that it doesn't soar through the air; rather, it glides across most smooth surfaces, including short carpets.  It's basically a micro...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Tue, 05/26/2009 - 09:05

Attention RS Media lovers: this is the contest for you!!

We've already had a number of our members contribute some great personalities for use with the RS Media, such as good old C3-PO, the friendly DrNobot, and even Bugs Bunny.

So... are you hungry for more? Are you ready to flex your creative muscles and create your own...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Thu, 02/21/2008 - 08:44

Longtime Rovio users are very much aware that the Rovio, while performing quite admirably in well-lit environments, struggles in low light due to the small size of its LED headlight.  Numerous Rovio devotees, many of them community members here, have created hacks and modifications to improve Rovio's lighting system.

However, what if you...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Mon, 12/07/2009 - 18:52

The WowWee Roboraptor has been around for a few years and has won a lot of awards. It contunues to be one of the more popular robots available.
The Roboraptor comes fully assembled and ready to roam the earth with his robotic dinosaur cousins. He has movable arms, a swiveling head, a sweeping tail, and a chomping jaw full of pointy teeth....

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Wed, 09/11/2013 - 23:54

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.

They'll "listen in" to things you type in your computer -...

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

Roboboa is a unique snake-like robot from WowWee. Roboboa can be a smart desk light, wake-up alarm or room guard, to name just a few of his talents.

This is a quick guide to finding support for your Roboboa. There are many resources available to you, so read on!


Your First Line of Defense:...
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By: milw
Posted: Mon, 08/18/2008 - 14:09

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...

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

If you're like me, you've been dying to take to the skies in WowWee's new FlyTech lineup for this year.  Just freshly released are some tantalizing previews of these innovative new airborne toys.

Skyhopper

The Skyhopper is very similar in construction to the Dragonfly, but features a "hybrid insect design"...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Tue, 09/15/2009 - 13:29

You know how sometimes the Robosapien V2 sometimes has trouble identifying cirtain colors, especially human colors? Well, your solution is here!

Switch him to "sunlight". Take him near a window so he is exposed to significant natural light. Face his camera toward the window, and change his color setting to "...
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By: roboboy
Posted: Thu, 05/03/2007 - 11:18

From Dreams to Dark Ages

When I was a kid in the late 60's early 70's I watched shows like Lost in Space and Forbidden Planet, the robots featured were pure science fiction. Personal computers were not here yet and they were huge machines with big tape reels. When computers like the Apple II came along it seemed...

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By: Robostuff
Posted: Mon, 08/13/2007 - 15:13

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