'Homersapien'--a bot for the rest of us

Wowwee morphs its best-selling bot with Spider-Man too

We've never been big fans of the "Robosapien," figuring that it would probably get stomped by more powerful bots if it ever got into trouble at a robo-bar. But the "Homersapien"? Now we're talking. Everyone's favorite animated dolt has been morphed into a version of Wowwee's best-selling robot, along with Spider-Man, at the London Toy Fair.

The "Spidersapien" speaks Spidey-talk and "pretends to shoot webs with 'Web-shooter' noises," according to Pocket-lint. The Homersapien, on the other hand, doesn't do much other than utter monosyllabic phrases, true to its roots. We wouldn't want it any other way. (Doughnuts not included.)

About the author

    Mike Yamamoto is an executive editor for CNET News.com.

     

    Join the discussion

    Conversation powered by Livefyre

    Show Comments Hide Comments
    Latest Galleries from CNET
    The breathtaking art and science of light
    SkyBell's Video Doorbell chimes in (pictures)
    Here's looking at you, Cloud LED (pictures)
    Take a peek at Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel for Android tablets (pictures)
    Twitter's iOS app gets cool new features (pictures)
    An iPhone 6 case designed for Moment lenses (pictures)