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Roboy helps doctors diagnose human stroke victims

Roboy's 3D-printed humanoid skeleton and springy electromechanical muscles could help simulate the effects of health problems

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5 ridiculous things Apple is more likely to make than an Android phone

Woz told Wired that Apple should release an Android phone. Woz, we love you, but that's crazypants.

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BeeWii's Bluetooth toys let you form your own robot fight club

You can control the Bluetooth Fighting Robot with a handheld device, using infrared light to do battle with a robotic adversary.

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Jumping Sumo robot leaps around house, streams video

The robotic toy is controlled over your home WiFi network or a network created by the robot itself.

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Hacker-built 'SkyJack' hunts and hijacks other drones

Security researcher releases software to hijack Parrot drones out of the sky

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From Android to automatons: Rubin's robots are Google's next moonshot

Are an army of robotic servants Google's next bid for world domination? Google's former Android chief, Andy Rubin, is leading the charge.

Double Robotics review: Why go to the office when a robot can go for you?

Double is an easy-to-use robot with iPad controls for videoconferencing.

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Qualcomm's brain chip could turn your phone into a robot butler

Qualcomm's Zeroth chip is designed to mimic the way the human brain thinks -- and learns. And, as the engine of most of the world's smartphones, the chip may pave the way for literally smarter phones.

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Sharp's robotic cleaner will make solar panels sparkle

It might not be immediately obvious, but with every solar panel installed comes a simple but essential piece of maintenance: regular cleaning.

Review: Sphero 2.0 is a brighter, faster, smartphone-controlled ball of fun

It rolls, it jumps, it changes colors—and it can teach your kids about programming and augmented reality, too.