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Puppy Vacuum Cleaner is the sort of vacuum every kid wants

Puppy Vacuum Cleaner is the sort of vacuum every kid wants

My daughter is an animal person through and through. She loves dogs and horses the most though. This new concept vacuum cleaner that turned up on Yanko Design today is exactly the sort of thing she would flip over. I'm sort of glad it’s a concept or I would end up having to buy it. The vacuum is called the Puppy Robotic Vacuum Cleaner. It was designed by Hyun-Seok Kim and has a mama dog with power teats for the little ones.

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Korg Wavedrum Mini turns any surface into a drum kit

Korg Wavedrum Mini turns any surface into a drum kit

I have known people in my life that are always taping and drumming away on any surface as soon as they sit down. It can get really annoying for sure. If you are the person that likes to drum away on your desk or table Korg has something just for you. The device is called the Wavedrum Mini and it is a portable drum synthesizer.

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Samsung Turbo View robo-vacuum packs live video streaming

Samsung Turbo View robo-vacuum packs live video streaming

Samsung has bred a Roomba robot vacuum cleaner with a WowWee Rovio and come up with the Tango View VC-FL87W, an autonomous cleaner which can beam live video back from its onboard webcam. If you're the paranoid type and you're not going to give up your mistrust of the home help even if you've replaced them with robots, then you can log in remotely via your smartphone or tablet and see what the Samsung Tango View is up to.

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PS Move motion control tech to be offered to research and academia via Move.Me

PS Move motion control tech to be offered to research and academia via Move.Me

Geeks are hacking the Microsoft Kinect motion controller all over the place to do all sorts of stuff that it was never meant to do. Several of the hacks have had to do with using the Kinect to control robots. The last time I mentioned a hack it was to control a Roomba vacuum cleaner. Sony wants people in the research and academic communities to hack its Move motion controller too.

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WowWee Tri-Bot reviewed: low cost, tilt-sensor fun

WowWee Tri-Bot reviewed: low cost, tilt-sensor fun

When WowWee's Tri-Bot launches this Summer, it'll be one of the cheapest ways to get your hands on the nifty three-wheel omni-directional base from the company. With an expected price of $99, the robot may lack the (creepy) animated face of Mr Personality but it does have a tilt-sensor remote control that, in a manner similar to the Wiimote, can guide the robot around just by gesturing. Robotics-obsessive Robert Oschler has scored some pre-release time with the Tri-Bot, and you can check out his video review after the cut.

SlashDeal: Woot Off!

SlashDeal: Woot Off!

They’ve done it again. Woot has initiated another Woot Off. For those of you not in the know, a Woot Off is where they sell the same stuff they’ve sold before, mixed in with some new stuff, at some even lower prices than before.

Ugobe Pleo Reviewed

Ugobe Pleo Reviewed

Our friend Judy over at GearDiary was lucky enough to get a Ugobe Pleo for review not and she just posted the final review. If you are interested in buying one, I’d recommend you hop on over to her site and read the whole thing.

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