Hexbug: Robotic scurrying insect wants to be your friend

Andy Merrett Gadgets, Robots, Toys Leave a Comment


Forget useful accessories for your desk and instead invest in one or more of these funky little critters.

The Hexbug is a little creepy-crawly robot (6 x 5 x3.5cm in fact) with touch sensors on its feelers and a built-in microphone. Upon hearing a loud noise it will scurry away in the opposite direction, and any time it makes contact with something it will step back from it…

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Bird-Electron cement their position as industry leaders: EZISON 0 portable speaker

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Bird-Electron have announced some wonderful new technology. The EZION 0 is an aluminum portable speaker which looks like a London Underground Tannoy box. Despite being 6 x 6 x 3 cm, it weighs 180 grams. There is no volume control, just a ‘Hi’ and ‘Lo’ switch. It’ll draw power from your music player, thereby reducing the battery life. The retail price is $73/£35. Demand is rumoured to be high, please put in your orders early to avoid disappointment.

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