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Hey all. Now that the WowWee's Roboreptile has been released I'll be blogging about it on my new Roboreptile Review blog. It's not available in the USA yet but should be soon.

Interesting note about the Pleo. It will have a software SDK so that programmer types can create new personalities for it and download them to the built-in SD card. I can't wait to give that a spin! More info is available on my blog for the Pleo. Visit the Pleo forum to talk about this and other Pleo related topics.

For those of you like myself who are anxiously awaiting the Pleo dinosaur robot, you should know that the release date has been pushed back from Q3 of this year to Q4. More info is available on my blog for the Pleo. Visit the Pleo forum to talk about this and other Pleo related topics.

I've decided to create a whole new forum for the UGoBe Pleo instead of just a sub-forum so please vist my new Pleo forum if you have questions. My blog on the Pleo is now updated too.

Hello everyone,

If you haven't heard, Caleb Chung who is the inventor of the Furby is coming out with a brand new adorable robot called Pleo. Come by my Pleo forum and let's talk about it or you can follow my blog on the Pleo.

I've recently added a forum section dedicated to hacking the Roomba vaccum cleaner (and it's competitors once they start to appear). Please visit the Roomba & Competition forum section and share your hacks. My current hack will be a custom modification of the Bluetooth control hack recently covered in Make Magazine's blog. This is the hack that adds a wireless interface to the (newer) Roomba's serial interface, as seen on the Make Magazine blog.

Here's the link to the main Robots.net forum .

Hey everyone. Here's a new video of the new Pleo dinosaur robot from Ugobe.

Come by the Robots.net forum if you want to discuss it.

22 Jan 2006 (updated 24 Jan 2006 at 00:53 UTC) »

Just a reminder to everyone to visit the Robots.net forum.

I am very interested in updates or corrections having to do with the release dates of the the new Robosapien RS Media, P-Bot and Roboreptile robots shown at the 2006 Consumer Electronics show by WowWee Toys International.

Also, if you're thinking of buying a Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner, here's a page that summarizes all 141 Amazon reviews on Roomba.

4 Jan 2006 (updated 6 Jan 2006 at 18:52 UTC) »

Just a reminder to everyone to visit the Robots.net forum.

Especially stop if you want to talk about or have inside information about the new Robosapien RS Media, P-Bot and Roboreptile robots shown at the 2006 Consumer Electronics show by WowWee Toys International.

6 Dec 2005 (updated 6 Dec 2005 at 23:04 UTC) »

I now have the complete set of WowWee Toys robots:

I have already successfully added support to Robosapien Dance Machine for the Robopet and today, although it has not been tested yet, I finished adding support for the Robosapien V2. The Roboraptor will have to wait a few days but it's actually the easiest of the three robots to support since it has a minimum of functions that are controllable from the remote control. The V2 was quite a chore to add support, because it has approximately 100 individual functions that the remote control can access.

Today I start making a comedy video involving the Robosapien V2 and the other robots. I'll post again when the video is ready.

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