Google Should Give Bluetooth-Controlled Robots Away With Every Android Purchase

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I think we're all in agreement that Google's Android mascot is as cute as a button, but believe me—you have never seen him flex his muscle quite like this before. Video of his technical smarts downstairs...

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The hardware was made by Reo Matsumura, and Hideyuki Takei was behind the software which sends the commands to the robot from an Android phone over Bluetooth. Check out the video below, and if you fancy the Android 'bot so much that the desire to download hi-res images of it chowing down on a biscuit completely overpowers you, then you're in for a treat on Flickr here. [Karakuri via Recombu]

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I need one of these. I want to make his eyes flash in a menacing way and program him to scream at neighborhood children, "Get Offa My Lawn, Small Human." This will save me having to do it.