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Make actual robots with Lego Boost

Lego announced a programmable set of motors to bring your bricked creations to life.

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Lego Boost

Lego announced its Boost, a set of programmable motors to bring your Lego creations to life.

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Since the motors are programmable, you can use the Lego app to design motion-sensitive toys or even record voice effects.

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The app runs on both iOS and Android devices

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Meet Frankie the Cat. He's one of five robots included with the Lego Boost. You can design and build him right out of the box.

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But, you can also customize your own robot using any Legos you already have -- Robot Batmobile anybody?

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This is the Multi-tool Rover. It's another one of the robots included with Lego Boost.

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You can use the Lego app to program the Multi-tool Rover to perform a series of movements.

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