Caring For a Pet Jellyfish Is a Lot Easier When It's a Robot

If you have trouble keeping a goldfish alive in a simple bowl, the odds of you successfully maintaining a jellyfish are slim to none. But why go to the trouble of setting up a saltwater tank, acclimatizing your new pets, and feeding them planktonic eggs when Hexbug now has a perfectly believable robotic jellyfish » 2/13/15 11:42am 2/13/15 11:42am

Remote Control Fish Suddenly Make an Aquarium Sound Like Fun

An aquarium full of fish is basically just a nature-powered screensaver that you need to feed once a day. Wouldn't it be more exciting if there was more interaction than just tapping on the glass? With Hexbug's new Angelfish Aquabot, you can finally take control of your robotic underwater pet, and make it do more than… » 2/10/15 3:10pm 2/10/15 3:10pm

A Tiny RC Skateboard That Can Halfpipe Better Than You

Unless your name is Tony Hawk or your likeness has been featured in his endless series of skateboarding games, you probably can't pull a trick on a half-pipe as well as these tiny remote-controlled skateboards can. But that's ok, because if you stick to playing with these toys instead of the real thing, you're… » 10/14/14 5:52pm 10/14/14 5:52pm

These Robot Fish Happily Respond When You Tap On the Aquarium's Glass

As kids we were all taught that you shouldn't tap on aquarium glass because it's (supposedly) deafening to the fish inside. But the next-generation of Hexbug's Aquabots actually encourage this behavior, coming to life when you tap on the bowl, or by simply running your fingers through the water. » 2/13/14 3:40pm 2/13/14 3:40pm

Bandai Hex Bug Robotic Crab is Just like Real Thing, With Less Pinching

Digging around in beach rock pools for crabs was always fun when I was a kid, though it brought the risk of a nip to your fingers if you weren't careful: not a problem from these robotic crabs. Latest in the Hex Bug line from Bandai, the toys are designed to look, move and behave a little like the real deal. When you… » 7/14/08 4:28am 7/14/08 4:28am