If you could take a much-beloved movie robot and commercialize the heck out of it, how would you do it? Well, you could turn it into a Limited Edition Star Wars Xbox 360 Bundle. Add to it custom R2-D2 sounds and the game Star Wars with C-3PO as an unlockable character in Dance mode. Also included is the Adventures game, 320GB hard drive, a wired headset, controller and the first white sensor. May the gaming force be with you.
Meet Andru, an Android Robot USB Cell Phone Charger. At a size of 1.2 x 1.8 x 2.5", he comes with his own stand and cable. His eyes light up blue when charging and his arms and antennae are moveable.
Once charged, listen with a friend to most smartphones, MP3 Players and tablets with a 3.5mm socket with the Y-Bot Headphone Splitter. While earbuds are not included, the aqua-colored bot comes on a handy keychain.
It is never too soon to invest in your own Drone for battling nosy ones or giving you an advantage of spying back. The quad copter can be controlled both indoors and out by a Wifi iPad, iPhone, touch or Android device. The AR.Drone autopilot allows simplified takeoff and landing and the front view camera offers a live video feed. The 22.4 x 22.4 x 5.4" mini-drone is available in orange with blue/green/yellow combinations and comes with battery, charger, four adapters and two hulls.
Angry Bird fanatics can take the game one step further with the RC version. After a 30 minute charge, it can fly for 8 - 10 minutes on 3.7V/150mAH Lipo battery and six 1.5V AA batteries (not included.) At a size of 20.0 x 20.0 x 12.5 cm, a USB charging plug and 2 spare blades are included in the package. We expect that if this becomes a major seller, soon we will see angry pigs flying.
This 4-Port Hub will keep any PC, Mac or laptop company. Attachable by USB, it supports both 1.1 and 2.0 transfer speeds. Its LED eyes light up when connected. Also available in blue, it comes with a USB cable.
To keep your MP3 Player earbuds, laptop or portable gaming system wires tidy, the Cord Wrapper will keep them out of the way and knotless, as well as keeping an eye out for evil bots.
Cover your iPhone 4 with this Robotic Skin Case and screen protector. Take your pick of one of 8 designs. Made of silicone, it has a textured surface and is easy to put on. Access to all ports is still available and the cover is washable.
If you prefer a friendlier bot, the Wall-e Case is made of hard plastic, fits the iPhone 4/4S and is both light and durable. You still have access to buttons, controls and ports and the hard cover protects against chipping, dirt and scratches.
Know someone who is having a baby soon? Start him/her off right with this robotic Security Blanket. Made of Angel Dear's super soft material, the blankie is 13 x 18" and machine washable. And for toddlers, the P'kolino geared Shape Sorter has blocks that drop inside the 3.5 x 7 x 11" jet pack, make a fun clunky noise and slide out the side. Made of wood and acrylic, it is recommended for ages 12 months and up.
Take a robot to lunch with this Stephen Joseph Snack Sac. It is easily cleanable, has a front pocket for extra munchies and an adjustable strap. And for those liquid lunches, this stainless steel Water Bottle is lined and insulated. The thermos is bpv, pvc and phthlate free and has a kid-friendly lid.
Cheer up someone you love with one of these fun botty necklaces. The silver Zad Robot Pendant comes on a 16" chain and can move its arms. On the other hand, Mr. Rusty is made of alloy and rhinestones, can move his limbs and comes on a beaded chain. Either will protect you in your hour of need.
Make recyclable Autobots with the Play-Doh Workshop. Create them as either robots or vehicles to take over the planet. The kit comes with four 2 oz. cans of the compound with several molds, shapers and accessories.
Older builders that like a bit of glitz will enjoy Laser Ventures Robot Laser Pegs. Each one feeds the next piece with a low voltage current so that when an entire bot is fully erected it will light up. There are 6 designs included or create your own and remember to get 3 AA batteries (not included.)