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Many of you may already be aware that Rovio has a "built-in" client optimized for the iPhone and iPod Touch, which allows you to take control of Rovio when you don't have access to a laptop or more powerful PC.  However, this built-in client is a bit limited and sometimes difficult to control; requiring multiple presses for continuous movement...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Mon, 12/14/2009 - 17:47

ffRoboCommunity is pleased to present an interview with Davin Sufer, WowWee's CTO, who operates out of WowWee's office in Hong Kong. Davin waxes philosophically about his role at WowWee, robots in society, and gives us some insight into what exciting prospects the future may hold for WowWee customers.

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 12/19/2006 - 19:39


The 1st version of the Robosapien has a few basic sensors in it - audio and tactile sensors. The audio or sound sensor is just like it sounds (pardon the pun ;-)). The tactile or touch sensors are in 6 different places - the two tips of its hands, and the front and backs of both of its feet. What's important to note here is...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Mon, 10/30/2006 - 00:21


Your robot has a secret that will allow him to wander about so that
when he touches something with his heels, fingers, or toes, he will
perform a reflex task, then carry on. Using this, he can push boxes,
play simple soccer, karate chop anything in his path, or wander around
picking things up when he finds them,...

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By: The Insider
Posted: Sun, 08/27/2006 - 23:40

It's official. The Flytech Dragonfly is hitting shelves in stores all over the world over the next few months. Here's a snapshot of where you can buy our favorite robotic insect and when.

In the United States...

Radio Shack (March) The Sharper Image (mid-April) Discovery Stores (mid-April) Toys "R" Us (...
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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Sat, 02/24/2007 - 06:34


WowWee has taken v2.0.5 of the new RS Media Editing Suite software into a public beta testing phase. We would like to invite you to participate with us in testing the software, and we welcome your feedback on it. To this end, we have created a Public Beta Testing forum here on RoboCommunity. Follow the instructions outlined below, and...

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By: Michelle C
Posted: Thu, 03/22/2007 - 10:08

Song Demo

Tip her head back to the highest position, then push straight down and hold for about 3 seconds. She'll start with 'uh huh, uh huh, uh-huh-uh-huh-uh-huh' and continue with a rockin' demo.

Kiss Mode

Tip her head up to the highest position, then move her left hand...

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By: milw
Posted: Tue, 09/02/2008 - 12:07

I'm sure that you have your own desktop companion, and if you don't - you should! They're fun and they often take on a personality all their own. If you have a wild imagination, like I do, even the inanimate ones can be pretty fun. In this photo you can see my tireless companion Piplup, my rotating trout, and my desktop Death Star...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Wed, 04/16/2008 - 11:57

When you buy an RS Media, you'll need at least 6 D- batteries, 4 AA batteries and a crowbar. Sarcasm aside, the RS Medias are packed in tightly and securely, and it takes some patience to get them out. A lot of the info in here apply equally well to other WowWee robots as well.

I swear that a roomful of engineers were hired to...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 11/28/2006 - 19:04

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

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