Recap: Sony New Aibo Robot Dog And Other Sony Gizmos At CES In Pictures

There was a lot going for Sony at this year’s CES which concluded last week. Among the gizmos Sony brought along with it to Vegas were a drool worthy, tech-loaded 4K HDR TV, an Ultra Short Throw projector/entertainment console, and the “world’s first” Dolby Atmos soundbar – just to pick out a few. Also debuted …

Japanese Robot Dog Detects Smelly Feet, Faints If The Smell Is Unbearable

Smelly feet is a problem that plague modern day homo sapiens. It is a personal hygiene issue which people prefer not to talk about because, nobody knows how to politely do so and even if you do brave the wrath of the smelly feet person and go point blank about it, what can he or …

Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini Robot Dog With Arm Gives Us The Creeps

Remember Boston Dynamics’ Spot? The robotic ‘dog’ that refuses to be kicked over? Well, it has a junior now. Obviously, it can’t actually give birth to one, but the roboticists over at Boston Dynamics has created a smaller, fully electrical-powered version that’s quieter which makes it more suited as a pet. Wait, I mean to …

Xiaomi Is Getting Into Robotics, Starting With Xiaomi Cyberdog Bionic Quadruped Robot

Ever wish you could own a robotic pet dog that you can take it out for a walk and without having to clean up after it? Technically, you already can – if you have US$74,000 to drop. There are cheaper options, but Aibo is not quite as intelligent as Spot and some robotic dogs are …

Jeff Bezos Tweeted A Picture Of Himself Walking A Robotic Dog

Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and CEO, tweeted an image of him walking a robotic dog with a comment “taking my new dog for a walk at the MARS2018 conference.” If you don’t already know, the robot dog is the same famous nightmare-inducing, robotic canine, SpotMini, that has been seen opening door to let itself out. …

Boston Dynamics SpotMini Robotic Dog Now Knows How To Open Doors

Just when we thought Boston Dynamics had made SpotMini robotic dog a little less creepy, the team gave its hand back and enabled it with the ability to open doors. Wait, what? Yes. Dear little SpotMini now can let itself out, or in, and that’s kind of creepy. If you think it is not creepy, …