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Photos: WowWee Rovio Mobile Webcam

I believe you would be hard pressed to find a reader of the TechRepublic Geekend Blog that does not have a noticeable admiration and fascination with robots and robot-like gadgets. So it is natural to assume that a robot geek gift will always be well-received.However, when it comes to the WowWee Rovio Mobile Webcam, you not only get a robot, but a robot with video camera.

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I believe you would be hard pressed to find a reader of the TechRepublic Geekend Blog that does not have a noticeable admiration and fascination with robots and robot-like gadgets. So it is natural to assume that a robot geek gift will always be well-received.
However, when it comes to the WowWee Rovio Mobile Webcam, you not only get a robot, but a robot with video camera.
Check out the Geek Gift Guide Blog post for a full review.
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Almost before I could get our test Rovio out of the box, co-workers started showing up trying to get a glimpse of what I was working on.
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The Rovio certainly reads as impressive.
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Here is what you get in the box before some minor assembly.
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The docking station is where the Rovio gets its batteries recharged.
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I put the docking station in the corner of the TechRepublic breakroom. Unfortunately, I don't have administrator privileges for our wireless system.
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I left the Rovio to charge while I tried in vain to get admin access to a wireless router.
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Our Rovio is all charged by stuck in its docking station. However, once I got it home, I was cruising around the house in about 5 minutes.
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Official WowWee photos.
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