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  • CEATEC 2010: Hands-on With Fujitsu's "Social" Teddy Bear Robots (Video)

    CEATEC 2010: Hands-on With Fujitsu's "Social" Teddy Bear Robots (Video)

    One thing that’s really missing at this year’s CEATEC 2010 exhibition is robots, at least from the bigger companies. One exception is Fujitsu whose so-called “Social Robots” may not look like much from the outside but are actually quite sophisticated. Even though the teddy bear robots sounded pretty creepy (they keep making weird noises, which you can hear in the… Read More

  • Fujitsu develops robotic care bear that giggles, snores

    Fujitsu develops robotic care bear that giggles, snores

    Japan gave us one creepy robot over the weekend, but the country of kawaii hasn’t forgotten about its roots. Case in point: A new robo bear, designed by Fujitsu and especially geared towards the elderly. The yet-to-be-named robot, which follows a line of other advanced robot bears from Japan, can even snore. Isn’t that adorable? Read More

  • Low-tech/No-tech: Bear gets jar stuck on head, shot

    Low-tech/No-tech: Bear gets jar stuck on head, shot

    DISCLAIMER: This story has nothing to do with gadgets or technology. A wild bear in Minnesota got a jar stuck on his head, wandered fifty miles over six days through the forest, and then finally stumbled out in to the middle of Frazee – about 10 minutes from where my family’s cabin is located — during the city’s annual “Turkey Days” celebration. Read More

  • SPOT outdoors GPS device sends txt messages of your location to friends, family

    [photopress:spotspotspot.jpg,full,center] My idea of camping includes walking through Union Square to get to the subway, but I know plenty of y’all enjoy roughing it. While sleeping under the stars, though, it’s best to put safety first by letting your friends and well-wishers know exactly where you are. That idea—keeping your friends and family abreast of your current… Read More