Top Tips on Socializing Pets and Bots, Courtesy of WSJ

The Wall Street Journal has a great feature this morning about pets and household robots, such as Roombas and Pleos. Writer Andrew Lavallee has compiled all sorts of anecdotes—including useful tips on how to bed your pet in with the 'bot in your life, including protecting your Sony Aibo from cat bites (cayenne pepper… » 6/11/08 7:10am 6/11/08 7:10am

CES 2008: Comprehensive Robot Roundup

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We had a wail of a time at CES 2008, but we were not the only ones. The various robots on display were also going nuts at the convention. We have rounded them all up in this excellent video, showing you the neat robotics that we thought were worthy of a video shout out. Hit the clip to see them in action, and then… » 1/14/08 2:00am 1/14/08 2:00am

New AIBO PS Rumors Grow, PlayStation AIBO?

It looks like Kotaku's word on a new AIBO was fairly solid, because a new [still rumor] from Stuff talks about an AIBO PS (or AIBO PlayStation as we read that). Controlled through a PS3, the AIBO PS will appear as an avatar on the PS3 XMB (menu system). Personalities will be downloadable off PSN, it just gets … » 12/08/07 6:20pm 12/08/07 6:20pm

RoboSquare Has All Robots to Bite Your Non-Shiny, Non-Metal Ass But…

Anyone rabidly into robots and heading to Japan needs to check out RoboSquare. Situated on the second floor of the TNC Broadcast Hall in Fukuoka City, RoboSquare is described as a "Test-Drive Center" for our more compact and bijou automaton friends. Although it opened in 2002, the center has just moved into larger… » 7/19/07 6:30am 7/19/07 6:30am