WowWee

WowWee MiP robot hands-on

WowWee MiP robot hands-on

WowWee is back, and it has a tiny robot pal to pitch here at CES, a Bluetooth-controlled balancing two-wheeler. The 'bot can either be moved around by using an iOS app as a controller, or put into one of a number of game or entertainment modes, such as dancing to music stored on the iPhone, or even following your hand around.

Continue Reading...

DIY Android Doll and Rovio dog-costume: when geeks get crafty

DIY Android Doll and Rovio dog-costume: when geeks get crafty

We're not sure what it is about geeks, sewing kits and the holiday season, but bizarre DIY efforts seem to proliferate at this time of the year.  Over at Recombu they're sharing a stuffed Android doll tutorial, which shows you how to make your very own smartphone desk-stand in the shape of the Android logo, while an enterprising modder over at RoboCommunity has whipped up a dog-costume for his WowWee Rovio.

Continue Reading...

E Ink remote control for Rovio demo’d [Video]

E Ink remote control for Rovio demo’d [Video]

The image isn't especially clear, we know, but you're looking at a WowWee Rovio robot webcam being remotely operated by a flexible E Ink controller.  It's the handiwork of the ASU Flexible Display Center, who took E Ink's AM300 development kit and used it for two-way communication with the Rovio.  Not only can the robot be navigated, its camera feed is shown on the E Ink panel.

Video demo after the cut

Continue Reading...

WowWee FlyTech ads make us want to be kids again [Video]

WowWee FlyTech ads make us want to be kids again [Video]

Since we're big geeks here at SlashGear, we're allowed to get unduly excited at the first inklings of WowWee's upcoming holiday range.  The toy and robotics company has revealed their latest ad campaigns for their new remote-controlled gadgets, including an update on the FlyTech Dragonfly, the CrashFX plane we saw back in April and a mini UFO with LED messaging.

Video demos after the cut

Continue Reading...

1 2 3 4 5 6