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armatron
armatron

15 Nostalgia-Inducing Childhood Gadgets from the 1980s (list)

Kids today are lost without iPads and smartphones - but in the '80s, a few colored plastic buttons were enough to keep us entertained for hours. We've done some diligent reminiscing to come up with 15 of the best childhood gadg...
 
Robots
 
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Screen Shot 2012-11-20 at 2.04.34 PM
Screen Shot 2012-11-20 at 2.04.34 PM

Mysterious Robots Roam the Streets (video/sponsored)

[GR]pVkbEMuxSI4[/GR] [GR]4YfJWAx9oIE[/GR] The robots out of the factory and on the loose. Brilliant Machines is a Tumblr dedicated to streaming the latest  robot sightings that are sometimes comedic and cute while at other time...

 
Robots
 
Double
Double
Double

The Double: a Segway for your iPad (video)

Segway, while an innovative idea for its time, was never a run away hit thanks to their high price and their lack of utilitarian value.  Sure, they're a ton of fun to ride, but there isn't anything you can do on a Segway you ca...
 
Gaming
 
Takara-Tomy-Battroborg-robot-2
Takara-Tomy-Battroborg-robot-2
Takara-Tomy-Battroborg-robot-2

BattroBorgs: Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em ROBOTS with a Wii Controller

Rock 'Em Sock 'Em robots are a pretty tired affair, at least in terms of gaming evolution.  But one could say the same for Hot Wheels, LEGOs, and a few other iconic brands.  So that might explain why the concept has never disap...

 
Robots
 
RC Transformer
RC Transformer
RC Transformer

Japanese RC Car Turns Into Dancing Transformer (video)

[GR]CaOlWhCXvNg[/GR] Made by Kenji Ishida, this Japanese RC car switches from sports car to a full-blown dancing robot in a few seconds! The dancing RC-turned-transformer robot wannabe even walks while in robot mode. When you w...
 
News Stories
 
Head Care Robot
Head Care Robot
Head Care Robot

Panasonic Shampoo Robot Testing in Tokyo Salon (video)

[GR]IROoXFz5dj0[/GR] Everybody knows the future is going to be filled with robots doing practically everything for us, including washing our hair. But that isn’t too far into the future now that Panasonic has created a shampoo ...

 
Robots
 
RoboGlove
RoboGlove
RoboGlove

Roboglove (video)

Heading to space?  Then you'll want one of these, the Robo-Glove. It's effectively the same thing as those robo suits we've seen developed for the military.  However, this glove is light weight - no more than 2lbs - and is powe...
 
Robots
 
Wow Stuff Arachnid Robot Toy-2
Wow Stuff Arachnid Robot Toy-2
Wow Stuff Arachnid Robot Toy-2

WOW Stuff Arachnid Robot Toy looks Bad Ass (video)

[GR]_o57yDmfw8w[/GR] Laying claim to the "greatest toy in the universe" is cocky to say the least.  But, at the very least, you know that they have to be on to something, right?  Late last week, WOW Stuff released information a...

 
Robots
 
Hammacher Robot Gymnist
Hammacher Robot Gymnist
Hammacher Robot Gymnist

$2,400 Robotic Gymnast

Every year the same holiday question arises: what to get for the man/woman who has everything?  Chances are he doesn't have Hammacher's Advanced Acrobatic Robot. This 13-inch tall toy includes 17 servos that work in unison with...
 
Robots
 
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boxing-robots
boxing-robots

Boxing Robots Make “Real Steel”…Real

Watching Hugh Jackman pound robot heads into submission last month didn't quite fill our mechanized fighting needs.  These Bionic Bopper Cars from Hammacher will surely fill the void, though. Remember bumper cars?  Add a head, ...

 
Robots
 
Asmio Video Robot
Asmio Video Robot
Asmio Video Robot

All New ASIMO Humanoid Robot Revealed (video)

[GR]lrHT_3cG_UI[/GR] Remember Honda's ASIMO that could walk upright and traverse a set of stairs?  Today, they unveiled an all new version that can run at an uncanny speed both forwards backwards.  It also has the ability to ju...
 
iPhone
 
sphero cat ball
sphero cat ball
sphero cat ball

Sphero Robotic Ball is Controlled by your iPhone (video)

Cat videos are some of the most popular on the net.  So its only logical to develop a product that further facilitates what is inevitably a complete waste of time and bandwidth.  That product is the Sphero. The Sphero is a robo...