June 16, 2011

FitBot Now FemBot, Too

We told you some time ago about the FitBot that was designed for men to shop online at Fits.me. Now there is a female version as well. Shoppers enter their measurements and see photos of mannequins in their own shapes and sizes. Hoping to make up for the lack of dressing rooms at online stores, the FitBot can adjust to about 85% of all women. It was created with scientific algorithms based on 3D body scans.

Via Fits Me

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June 10, 2011

Must Have: Robotic Kitchen Treats

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Robot Snob continues to seek out the most obscure trinkets for lovers of all things robotic and this week we found some frosted
Robot Suckers
. You get one dozen 4" lollies that come in various fruit flavors and designs. All are fat free.

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And if you need something to keep them in, what could be better than the Rosie Cookie Jar? Fully licensed, the ceramic Jetson maid doesn't beep but will certainly cheer up your kitchen counter.

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June 3, 2011

Must Have: Robot Gift Baskets

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With Father's Day coming this month, why not give the man in your life a Return of Frankenbot Gift Basket. Inside is a Perkins Designs 15 oz mug, 4 coasters, some biscotti and 5 types of gourmet coffee. The set comes boxed in their signature Black Planet box.

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Janna Salak designed this Robot Gift Basket that contains the same, a 15 oz. mug,, biscotti, coasters and gourmet coffee. Both contain French Vanilla, Kenya AA, Decaf Colombian Supremo, Chocolate and Italian Roast Espresso.

Via Gift Baskets

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May 16, 2011

Farmbox Automated Food Source

Get your robot on with Android's new Open Accessory Kit Program. Take a look at Farmbox, an automated system to grow veggies that is controlled via the system and its own cloud. Brilliant Service is the company that created the plant factory that is a self-contained ecosystem. Benefits include organic produce, no product transportation costs and no pollutants. Everyone should have their own Farmbox!

Via Android Headlines

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May 13, 2011

Must Have: Baby Bot Toys

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Babies can share the robot love with this Carini Bambini designed Mobile with 4 enchanting bots. It also plays "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" to help the infant get to sleep.

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Once awake, take him/her out with Rusty, the stroller and car seat toy. Baby can mix and match his body, experience different textures and strengthen those muscles when pulling and squeezing the cuddly bot. A Lamaze link makes for easy attachment.

Via Robot Toys

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April 22, 2011

Must Have: 16 Pc. Robot Party Pack

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Throw the ultimate mega-robot bash with this Party Pack for 16, count 'em, 16, revelers. Large enough for any celebration, it comes with 16 invitations, dinner plates, dessert plates, cups, forks, spoons, 32 napkins, solid-color tablecover, foil balloon, 12 balloons (2 colors), curling ribbon (2 colors), crepe paper rolls (2 colors), and candles.

Via Robot Party Supplies

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March 23, 2011

Robot Watch and Clock

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This vintage look robot is not only a Necklace, it is a black tone watch on a 32" hematite chain. The bot is 1 3/4" and has a Japanese quartz movement.

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For younger robot fans, this LEGO Classic Clock can be rearranged with included pieces into a robot. The timepiece has a large analog display, multi-colored hands and a crescendo alarm.

Via Robot Jewelry

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February 22, 2011

Androidfy Yourself

If you find yourself tiring of your icon that looks like an M & M, you can now Androidify yourself with a free app. Make one and share with your buds on Twitter, Facebook or other social networking site.

via Androidify

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February 17, 2011

Watson Comes Out On Top on 'Jeopardy'

If you watched 'Jeopardy' this week, then you already know that Watson trounced humans Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. While Rutter seemed somewhat bitter about the defeat, Jennings took a more humorous approach, at one point wanting to unplug IBM's computer, then giving in during the Final Jeopardy question by commenting on his chalkboard that he was ready to "welcome our new computer overlords."

Via IBM

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February 11, 2011

Must Have: Robocards for Valentine's Day

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Last chance to order your Robocards for Valentine's Day. For your fave sweetheart, we found a Pop-Up Card affectionately entitled "Love Struck Robot." This card will make anyone fall for you. For the kidlets, there are Robot Valentine Cards by eeBoo. The package contains 32 cards with two for the teacher included. There are 6 different designs and each card is 4.5 x 4.5."

Via Valentine's Day Cards

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