Ring is a significant step up from Doorbot and its upcoming motion- and weather-sensing features show promise, but I'm still a little concerned about its ability to stream a consistently decent video.
Doorbot is an excellent idea poorly executed -- hold off for now and hope that this glitchy device improves with time.
Carnegie Mellon University showed off their newest creation this week: a robot with six incredibly articulate and stable legs. Even a hard shove by a human leg can't stop this thing, but we'll tell you why this kind of robot could be great for search and rescue.
On today's show, we take a look at a terrifying new robot with snake-bots for legs, cheer Sony's plans to actually release "The Interview," and watch ancient Greek art come to life with the help of some clever animations.
A robot from Carnegie Mellon takes the snake-bot concept and uses the twisty robo-critters as legs for a strange new machine.
Japanese researchers are working on combining a group of machines (each learning a particular skill, like throwing, catching, or batting) into a single baseball-capable robot. We can't wait for a team of robo-players like Bot Ruth, Joe DiMotherboard, and Hank A-RAM.
On today's show, we discuss the possibility of androids playing baseball, Uber and Spotify's new partnership, and a music video inspired by the study of visual sound. Also, CNET's own Bridget Carey orders a drink from a robot bartender on a futuristic cruise ship.
Disney's upcoming animated flick gets a game tie-in made entirely in Singapore by Gumi Asia.
Carnegie Mellon's modular robotic snake is able to traverse sandy environments, thanks to lessons learned from sidewinder snakes.
A new app makes it easy to control iRobot's defense and security robots. Also, AT&T pays for mobile "cramming," and Snapchat will soon feature advertisements.