WowWee Rovio Driver App Now Available For the iPhone

If you have enjoyed using the built-in iPhone application on WowWee's three-wheelin' Rovio robot » 11/14/08 6:00pm 11/14/08 6:00pm, then head on over to the App Store because "Rovio Driver" looks like a major upgrade. The free app adds head position / rotation controls and the camera view appears to be much larger than the standard version. Damn, I…

WowWee Rovio Revving Up for Sept 26 Launch

WowWee's awesome three-wheel webcam-enabled robot » 9/16/08 3:00am 9/16/08 3:00am will soon be roving to an e-retailer near you! The Rovio, which features a Northstar GPS system and the ability to be controlled through the internet, cellphones, and even game consoles, can be seen on and pre-ordered for $300 on . The scheduled release date is Sept.…

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

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