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ChatterBots: hilarious comments on your daily computer activities

01/05/2008, [CES 2008] Our virtual daily activities can be a bit boring sometimes, especially when it comes to handling zillions of emails before a major event… WoWee is coming with a fun solution to cheer up our digital lives: each ChatterBot has its own...

Robot can draw portraits now

12/28/2007, You know those streetside artists who seem to have way more talent than folks at the local art gallery? Well, you can now get your portrait done by a robot instead of relying on human talent thanks to this robotic effort by researcher Sylvain Calinon. The...

Einstein robot is lifelike

12/27/2007, The Einstein robot you see here just creeps me out. It features a humanoid body and an android head of the great Nobel Prize winner himself, and was concocted by researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. An astronaut...

Robot displays soccer skills

12/27/2007, Great, looks like even exercising has been outsourced to robots. Fujitsu has a new robot called the HOAP 3, and it is capable of dribbling, passing and shooting. Not too sure if it has the necessary sensors in place in order to play through balls like how...

Cube-Kun the puzzle solving robot

12/16/2007, Cube-Kun is a robot that can solve Rubik’s Cube within seconds. I know solving it is not a big deal these days for humans, and there has since been variants of the classic puzzle game released. Having said that, I can’t get beyond the second...

Sony Aibo to return as Aibo PS?

12/09/2007, Word on the street has it that Sony will be reviving its deceased Aibo in the form of the Aibo PS. As the name suggests, this new robotic dog can hook up with your PSP and PS3 directly via WiFi, allowing you to control the Aibo over the Web, watch...

Halluc II robot

12/03/2007, The Halluc II robot is one interesting artificial lifeform that features eight legs that double up as wheels, allowing it to roam around its environment in half a dozen different ways. It can opt to move forward on its legs or run on the wheels, or even...

Kyosho Robo Hopper

11/27/2007, Now ain’t this something – the Kyosho Robo Hopper that looks more like the Rocketeer than anything else. Of course, he won’t be equipped with a jet pack, but instead relies on a small helicopter mechanism located on its back that lifts...