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

WowWee White Tiger Cub Robot Is Unboxed, Unleashed

WowWee, makers of fine programmable robotic toys, is stepping back a bit with the "Alive" series of animatronic beasts sporting realistic skeletons that move according to how much attention they're given. You can't load custom Java code onto this White Tiger Cub though, so if that's your thing, stick with the … » 7/22/08 10:30am 7/22/08 10:30am

Wii Remote Controls Robosapien, Tickles Elmo

Innovation of the WowWee Robosapien V2 robot continues to flourish, and now you can control this budding robot overlord with a Wii remote. In this seemingly endless preview video, watch just long enough to see the 3.x alpha version of Robodance open-source software linking the Wii to the little guy. In addition to… » 1/27/07 12:07pm 1/27/07 12:07pm

Robosapien Caught Cross-Dressing as Spidey and Homer

Looks like our favorite hackable robot is going under the knife again. Not content with his previous body, Robosapien is getting a Spider-Man makeover along with the ability to make web-shooting noises and speak with a Spidey-friendly vocab. Also in the works is a Homersapien who will come with a sculpted Homer head… » 1/24/07 7:55pm 1/24/07 7:55pm

RS Media Robosapein to Offer Multimedia Entertainment

It's clear that WowWee Robotics' Robosapien has some fans here and the latest model, the RS Media, offers more multimedia functionality than you could ever want from a little robot. The robot, a prototype of which was demoed at CES earlier this year, features an integrated LCD on which MPEG videos can be displayed;… » 8/17/06 11:24am 8/17/06 11:24am