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Marcus, one of the Evosapien crew, has come up with a very cool modification to his Robosapien V2 - it's a ball bearing shooting arm mod! He has made a video of this in action, and it's on the same RSV2 that also has the flamethrowing mod. Apart from the wow factor of a robot with a railgun attachment, Marcus also has an eye for...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 02/13/2007 - 17:29

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

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...

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

Wrex the Dawg had me laughing hysterically; he's a crazy canine, and a little unpredictable - but he makes a great companion. You see, he's been "hot-wired" from junkyard parts, and who knows what that can do to a pooch!

You can let Wrex roam on his own, just like a real dog. Except, of course, that he might malfunction -...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Thu, 01/10/2008 - 20:40

Previously, we dumped the original contents of the Elvis cartridge and constructed a custom cartridge in order to decode the animation script format.  In part one, I presented the theory that was proposed in discussion on the forums.  It turns out that this theory was correct.  I owe a fellow RoboCommunity member, Sevik, a great deal of...

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By: RetroPlayer
Posted: Mon, 12/01/2008 - 12:10

US customers can now pre-order Roboquad, Robopanda, RS-Media, and Alive Elvis ... from etoys.com.  You can purchase existing bots there as well.  I don't think we will see Roboboa for a while, but go ahead and pre-order your 2007 robots from WowWee.

Here's the pricing breakdown...

New Roboquad is $100. New Robopanda is $200...
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By: quitej
Posted: Wed, 03/21/2007 - 12:58

Before Robosapien V2 could impress your friends with his unique personality, dance moves, and bowling finess, he had to start as an idea and evolve into the super-bot he is today. Below is an exciting, behind the scenes look at the evolution of the beloved Robosapien V2. We've got pictures for everything, including sketches on paper,...

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By: Matt Whitlock
Posted: Fri, 11/03/2006 - 09:08

Back in the day, the WowWee Dragonfly was all the rage; and most likely still is in many circles.  It was a high quality ornithopter (airborne craft with flapping wings) and featured simple controls paired with a rugged, crash resistant design.  Folks loved their Dragonflies, creating everything from various hacks, to videos of in-flight...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Thu, 02/18/2010 - 13:03

I'm posting this up here for my fellow FIOS subscribers, although this could really also serve as an example to anyone trying to set up the proper port forwarding on their router - despite the obvious difference in admin utilities.

*NOTE 12/28/08*

Up until the recent release of the Rovio 5.00b7 two way audio has only worked when...

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By: epyon
Posted: Mon, 12/08/2008 - 10:17

WowWee has announced the release of new tools for iPhone and Android developers with a full SDK available.

Their new WowWee:Labs service provides you with the latest WowWee SDKs to develop your own apps to control WowWee's Robots and Toys.

SDK for RoboMe

There is a new RoboMe SDK RoboMe is the latest app controlled Robot from...

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By: Brandon C
Posted: Wed, 09/11/2013 - 13:28

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