Ultimate Toy Robot Battlemodo

Everyone wants love, companionship and contact. Those who can't get it from humans can turn to the latest crop of hot toy robots: Wall-E in three sizes, WowWee's Rovio, Femisapien and Mr. Personality, the dino D-Rex, multi-talented Elmo Live and Sony's enchantingly personable Rolly music player. Each exudes a desire… » 12/09/08 4:00pm 12/09/08 4:00pm

WowWee Femisapien On Sale Now

For those of you looking for your first taste of a female robot that will do your bidding, the $99 WowWee Femisapien » 8/21/08 8:30am 8/21/08 8:30am is on sale now at WowWee's site and major retailers like Target and Amazon. What's super cool about this robot is that you can program its movements, essentially, with a touch of a button and dragging…

WowWee Femisapien Fembot Gets Thorough, Semi-Naughty Video Shakedown

As the folks at Robots Rule show in this video, Femisapien is "smart, funny, can dance up a storm and perform skits with you." What a gal. Here we get a demo of just about every feature imaginable, including Fashion Pose mode, Backup Singer mode, Business Card Handout mode—you get the idea. All fine and dandy. And… » 7/31/08 2:20pm 7/31/08 2:20pm

The Shining Recreated with WowWee Robots

In the above video, the famous tricycle scene from The Shining » 7/25/08 11:00am 7/25/08 11:00am is reenacted with a WowWee Tribot and a couple of Femisapiens who meet some gruesome demises. It's pretty awesome. After the jump, check the original scene for comparison's sake. Yep, still creepy after all these years. []

Insider Vid Shows WowWee Femisapien Fembot Knows All the Moves

The Sega E.M.A. fembot we showed you on the weekend is really the WowWee Femisapien, and WowWee has just popped up a couple of "insider videos" of it in action. They show the cleverer parts of the tech, and get Femisapien doing a little swashbuckling: though the two 'bots are just going through a set of scripted… » 6/18/08 11:00am 6/18/08 11:00am

CES 2008: Comprehensive Robot Roundup

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

Justify Your Gadget: WowWee FemiSapien

The FemiSapien is WowWee's new female robot, a RoboSapien with a hot-ish, Barbiesque figure. For now the FemiSapien is just a toy for children, but we know what you're thinking: "Cylon companion." » 1/08/08 3:26pm 1/08/08 3:26pm