I just bought a Tekno robotic puppy from Amazon.com, of course I haven’t received it yet, but after the enormous success of Sony’s Aibo, every toy manufacturer is jumping on the robot dog bandwagon. Newsweek‘s and the New York Times‘ archived articles attest to this. But I’m not about to shell out over US$2,000.00 for a toy! That’s how much my laptop cost me! Tekno costs about US$40, and then there’s i-Cybie that’s coming out this Christmas, for about US$150, from the same makers of Furby. Poo-Chi, also from Tiger Electronics, is another dog that I think is lame because it can’t even walk! And then there’s Descartes…
How much is that robot in the window?
- Honda set to unveil four adorable rob... — Honda set to unveil four adorable robot concepts at CES with facial interactions, more | 9to5Toyshttps://9to5toys.com/2017/12/08/honda-ces-robots/This week Honda unveiled its CES 2018 preview, detailing a four-some of uber cute robotic concepts that it hopes to bring to consumers before long. While Honda is largely known for its automotive wing, the brand has an extensive history [...]
- 15 Smart STEM Toys for the Techie Kid... — https://www.wired.com/2017/11/gift-guide-tech-toys-for-kids/?mbid=nl_120117_gadgetlab_list3_p2Gifts for your miniature scientists to take apart, put back together, and everything else. NO ONE WHO has ever watched a toddler methodically taking apart a Tupperware drawer can doubt that many children are natural-born (ha ha!) engineers. Your only job as a parent is to nurture their creativity … and, well, clean up the [...]
- Surprise! The Holiday Toys That Keep ... — Surprise! The Holiday Toys That Keep Givers in the Dark – WSJhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/surprise-the-holiday-toys-that-keep-givers-in-the-dark-1511611201Mystery, surprise and anticipation are the themes in some of the most sought-after toys, as companies take the YouTube unboxing phenomenon to new extremes. [...]
- Tired of cleaning on your own? Here... — Tired of cleaning on your own? Here’s a list of robot vacuums.http://mashable.com/2017/11/22/best-robot-vacuums/?utm_campaign=tc&utm_cid=mash-prod-email-tc-mashabledeals&utm_emailalert=weekly&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_sid=59e670233f92a41ffcecebea#gHz5B3pWaaqtSuck it up. Robot vacuums are the hot item this season and though they could obviously make your life 100 times easier, there’s a hard part to the process: picking the right one. [...]
- OK, So About That Single-Take Episode... — OK, So About That Single-Take Episode of ‘Mr. Robot’… | Creative Planet Networkhttp://www.creativeplanetnetwork.com/news/shoot/ok-so-about-single-take-episode-mr-robot/619731How Mr. Robot Pulled Off Its Insane Long-Take EpisodeHow Did Mr. Robot Pull Off That Audacious Single-Take Episode?Mr. Robot Outdoes Itself With “Single-Take” Episode [...]