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AMD G-Series could be named UnFuse

03/01/2011, AMD G-Series: The goal for removing the graphics from the G-Series is to make it even lower power than the already low-power E-Series

Button pushing machine works remotely, worldwide

02/28/2011, Mok Young Bacq might be considered to be a genius to some, as he has managed to come up with a rather nifty yet intricate machine which is capable of using a trio of different cellphones on his behalf – where the interface method will rely on a...

Soon we will be running away from robot cheetahs

02/28/2011, It has been reported that Boston Dynamics, a robotics company that is known for BigDog (a freakish-looking walking robot) has been commissioned by the military to create quadruped robots that can outrun human beings called Cheetah. Good news for would-be...

Paintball Robot is one scary machine

02/25/2011, If you were afraid of humans with paintball guns, wait ’til you get a load of this. An inventor named Chris Rogers has come up with a remote control vehicle capable of multiple real world applications, but in one of the ideas he demonstrated with...

Toyota Robots master the trumpet and the violin

02/24/2011, In the future, if you’re ever in need of a musician friend to help you practice your duet pieces with, you no longer have to rely on that human friend who’s always too busy with work or other stuff. Toyota recently released some footage...

ReCon 6.0 Programmable Rover – for kids interested in robots

02/23/2011, If you’ve got a kid who is interested in robots, but don’t have the heart to tell him you can’t afford to buy him his own AnyBots QB, there is a solution. SmartLab Toys has recently released the ReCon 6.0 Programmable Rover – a fun and...

Activision Wappy Dog works with your NDS

02/18/2011, As if we didn’t have enough robot toy dogs running around the place, Activision has announced that they will be releasing the Wappy Dog this year. Developed by Sega, the Wappy Dog is a toy robot dog that keeps you company when you’re bored and...

M1 Mobile Manipulator robot

02/18/2011, Robots these days are getting extremely commonplace, and here we are with the M1 Mobile Manipulator from Meka Robotics, a San Francisco company that was kickstarted by MIT roboticists. The M1 Mobile Manipulator, as it is known, comprises of several...

Japan to send tweeting robot to space

02/17/2011, The Japanese Space Agency is planning to send a humanoid robot into space along with some astronauts for a space mission in 2013. The humanoid robot will be used to provide companionship for the astronauts on their long and lonely journey, as well as...

Samsung Tango Stealth robotic vacuum cleaner

02/16/2011, Samsung recently rolled out yet another robotic vacuum cleaner to make sure your home remains free from dust bunnies automatically – of course, we do wonder why this model sports a circular form factor since the square one would do much better as...

Airport face-scanning robots turned off

02/16/2011, Now this is pretty embarrassing – the Manchester Airport in the UK has had its facial recognition scanners turned off simply because there was an incident that involved the robot guard letting a couple through the gate despite having swapped...

Robot dog built with Kondo hobby servo motors

02/16/2011, Always wanted a dog that didn’t bark in the middle of the night? Well, now thanks to technology, you can! And no we don’t mean removing the vocal chords of your dog – but by building a robot dog instead. A Japanese hobbyist who specializes...

Nimbus wall-following robot

02/15/2011, The Nimbus Arduino-powered robot has been updated and the latest revision of this robot has been improved slightly. The original robot was designed to avoid walls, using a Sharp IR proximity sensor to detect and avoid obstacles. Now the latest model has a...

Fujitsu humanoid robot cleans our white boards

02/15/2011, If there’s one thing we can be sure of, it’s that robots are gradually taking over our world. Soon, all our boring and mundane chores will be over taken by metal servants, and in fact it’s already starting to happen. The folks over at...