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elfoid

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Unholy robo-fetus Elfoid is your new cell phone

Why does your phone have to be a boring rectangle? Why not a half-baked person?

By Mar. 3, 2011

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You won't be the life of the party with this shoulder robot

Perched on your shoulder, this creepy humanoid brings a distant buddy into the conversation. Just don't expect to make any new friends.

By May. 31, 2012

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Elderly storytelling android debuts in Japan

A robot copy of Beicho Katsura III, a master comic storyteller in Japan, takes the stage in Osaka and gets a few laughs.

By Jul. 23, 2012

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Fleshless robot baby would do Skynet proud

Engineers and tinkerers, it seems, never tire of creating horrific human simulacra in robot baby form. This one squirms like the Terminatorish nightmare it aspires to be.

By Jan. 22, 2012

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Robot wiz: Your next phone could be a Telenoid

Japan's Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro sees the day when a mini android that lets you "feel" the presence of the party on the other line could replace cell phones.

By Jan. 24, 2011

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Geminoid clone-bot hipper than human original

The first Geminoid robot to leave Japan is bound for Europe. We suspect it will form a band of international terrorists.

By Mar. 7, 2011

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Robot clone summit like one big, happy family

When the Geminoid clan gets together for a reunion of sorts in Kyoto, Japan, things get a little spooky.

By Apr. 1, 2011

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This week in Crave: The winning edition

Sure, the iPad 2 is the big story of the week (winning!), but a lot more went on too, and not all of it tablet-related.

By Mar. 5, 2011