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Apple Watch aka Gizmo has unannounced Power Reserve Mode

Apple Watch aka Gizmo Has Unannounced Power Reserve Mode

Will Smith's Focus Spanks Fifty Shades of Grey at the Box Office

Will Smith's Focus Spanks Fifty Shades of Grey at the Box Office

HTC M9 goes official with 20 MP camera and new color options

HTC M9 Goes Official with 20 MP Camera and New Color Options

Samsung has raised the bar with the all new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung Has Raised the Bar with the All-New Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

HTC Re Vive VR Headset revealed

HTC RE Vive VR Headset Revealed

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Humanoid Robot Pepper Reading Emotions Goes on Sale in Japan

Humanoid Robot Pepper Reading Emotions Goes on Sale in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Softbank Corp. is entering the robotics business with its cooing, gesturing and sympathetic Pepper humanoid-on-wheels that it says is designed for companionship and can decipher human emotions. The Japanese...

Jun 5 2014, 4:59am CDT

Beleaguered Sony counting on new game machine TOKYO (AP) — PlayStation stands out among the long list of famous Sony brands as one that hasn't faded or succumbed to a nimbler competitor. Months after hitting global markets, the latest version of the video-game...

Feb 21 2014, 1:01am CST

Pleo Maker Ugobe files Bankruptcy, Pleo still selling on Amazon

Pleo Maker Ugobe files Bankruptcy, Pleo still selling on Amazon It was written on the wall for a while now, Ugobe maker of the Pleo baby Dino robot filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. The corporate site and the Pleo community site have already gone offline. The Idiastatesman has some...

Apr 22 2009, 9:00am CDT

Another Dinosaur becomes extinct

Another Dinosaur becomes extinct Everybody's favourite dinosaur is no more. Poor Pleo has gone the same way as it's cousins and finally become extinct.The firm behind the cute robot dinosaur, Ugobe has filed for bankruptcy, sacking all it's employees...

Apr 22 2009, 3:00am CDT

Art: Robot Hunting Trophies

Art: Robot Hunting Trophies Artist France Cadet created a series of very cool robotic hunting trophies. The artwork Hunting Trophies is a collection of 11 hunting trophies hung on the wall. The trophies feature chests of modified I-Cybie dog...

Mar 2 2008, 12:00pm CST

Sony Aibo PS Rumor

Sony Aibo PS Rumor A rumor is circulating that Sony is bringing back their Aibo robot dog in a version that works with the Sony PS3 and Sony PSP. Stuff Magazine gives the Aibo PS a page in their rumored products for 2008. The chance...

Dec 9 2007, 5:00am CST

X-Cybie Robot Dog Shipping This Week

X-Cybie Robot Dog Shipping This Week The X-Cybie robot dog is supposed to start shipping this week on May 4th from Amazon.com. The X-Cybie from Outrageous International is a follow-up model to the I-Cybie robot dog. The X-Cybie is supposed to have a fur...

May 2 2006, 9:35am CDT

Korean Robots Jupiter, Nettoro, Roboid and Genibo Coming This October

Korean Robots Jupiter, Nettoro, Roboid and Genibo Coming This October Korean robot companies are set to release several household robots onto the market this October each selling for around $1,000. Yujin Robot's Jupiter, Hanool Robotics Corporation's Nettoro, IO Tech's Roboid, Samsung...

Apr 29 2006, 1:30pm CDT

I4U Gadget Flyer: Nintendo DS lite : Sony AIBO is Dead : Disney Buys Pixar

I4U Gadget Flyer: Nintendo DS lite : Sony AIBO is Dead : Disney Buys Pixar The new ! The Technology News Highlights for last week are: ! :: I4U Gadget Flyer - Weekly Top 10 Technology Stories...

Jan 29 2006, 6:55am EST

Sony Stops to Make AIBO and QRIO Robots

Sony Stops to Make AIBO and QRIO Robots Sony announced today their earnings today and the numbers are surprisingly good. With the good news comes also some bad news for Sony robot fans. In the Sony earning announcement (via Engadget) it says that the...

Jan 26 2006, 8:49am EST

I4U Gadget Flyer: Memory Stick M2 : Windows Treo : New Sony Aibo The new and receive a 1 year subscription to Sync Magazine for FREE! That is right! I4U gives away a 1 year subscription to the cool Gadget and Gear Print Magazine Sync. You only need to ! Instructions to get Free...

Oct 2 2005, 8:20am EST

New Sony AIBO ERS-7M3 Robot Dog

New Sony AIBO ERS-7M3 Robot Dog Sony updates it's AIBO robot dog line with the ERS-7M3. The Sony AIBO ERS-7M3 has compared to the AIBO ERS-7M2 now voice integration. The AIBO ERS-7M3 features a 1,000 word vocabulary that enables the robot dog to...

Sep 29 2005, 9:28am EST

New Robofie Robot

New Robofie Robot There is a new humanoid robot in town (at least in a Japanese town) called Robofie. The Robofie from Volks Inc. is supposed to leave Sony's AIBO in the dust. As far as I can tell its moves are quite good for an end-...

Sep 4 2005, 9:41am EST

Japanese Robots Versus American Robots

Japanese Robots Versus American Robots Jeff Yang at the San Francisco Chronicle wrote a nice piece about the different approaches to robots in the United States and Japan. Quote: "The contrast between the two most popular consumer robots in the world,...

Aug 26 2005, 11:52am EST

Sony PSP Can Control Sony Aibo Robot

Sony PSP Can Control Sony Aibo Robot Wireless Watch Japan reports that the Japanese Sony PSP can control the AIBO robot dog. Pressing combinations of buttons on the PSP will apparently make Aibo do different tricks. No modifications of the PSP are...

Apr 12 2005, 8:46am EST

RoboNexus Coverage: House-Bots Becoming a Reality

RoboNexus Coverage: House-Bots Becoming a Reality eHomeUpgrade has a report from the RoboNexus Robot Conference that took place in Santa Clara last weekend. Quote: "Over the weekend I checked out RoboNexus (“The Nation's Largest Business and Consumer Robotics Expo...

Oct 26 2004, 9:53am EST

Sony AIBO: Sony releases new Robot Dog ERS-7M2

Sony AIBO: Sony releases new Robot Dog ERS-7M2 Sony upgrades their Aibo robot dog. The latest upgrade to Sony's canine-like AIBO Entertainment Robot ERS-7M2/W and ERS-7M2/B feature new software applications, more personalized interaction, new tricks and the ability...

Oct 7 2004, 1:36am EST

Japanese Robots Unite

Japanese Robots Unite Japanese firms Sony, Fujitsu and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries showed new technology this week that allows robots that have been developed separately to be controlled simultaneously via a computer network. In a...

Mar 27 2004, 12:15am EST

Video Report about Banryu the Guard Dragon Robot

Video Report about Banryu the Guard Dragon Robot Our friends from Wireless Watch in Japan have an interesting video report about the Banryu Robot that we reported about a couple days ago. Excerpt: It's a terrifyingly simple idea. "We thought, what if you could stick...

Mar 11 2004, 1:31am EST

Japanese My Happy AIBO Toy Candy

Japanese My Happy AIBO Toy Candy The to the USA and Europe. A set of 5 sells for $32.

Mar 1 2004, 1:15am EST