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Robosapien Robot Review

on Friday, September 3rd, 2004
Posted in: Geek Toys

  What fascinates we humans so much about robots? From the menacing Gort in the movie The Day the Earth Stood Still, to the lovable Rosie the robot maid in the Jetson’s, robots continue to amuse and capture our imagination. Is it that we want to use them as beasts of burden, or as friendlyRead More…

R/C Microsizers – Auto Modellista & Lancer Models Review

By: Mike Riegel
on Tuesday, October 21st, 2003
Posted in: Geek Toys

You might say that I am into the import scene… No, I am not attempting a remake of Fast and The Furious on the deserted stretch of road near my house, I have never owned a car with neon tubes of any kind, and the only time I use Nitrous is when I am havingRead More…

Combat DigiQ Tanks Review

By: Mike Riegel
on Thursday, July 10th, 2003
Posted in: Geek Toys

I have always loved tanks. There is something about the treaded behemoths that gets my testosterone running in rivers and before I know it, I am beating my fists against my chest and grunting like Tim Allen. So, when the opportunity came along to take a look at the Combat DigiQ series of radio-controlled tanks,Read More…

MicroSizer R/C Car Review

on Friday, September 27th, 2002
Posted in: Geek Toys

What makes a product popular? I’ve asked myself that question for the past year after having posted a review of the Japanese Bit Char-G radio controlled car. That review continues to be one of the top 10 viewed pages on this site. It also has the most active comment forum here too. It’s amazing thatRead More…

DigiQ MicroIR Controlled Car Review

on Wednesday, September 25th, 2002
Posted in: Geek Toys

One of the best things about being a Gadgeteer is that I get the chance to play with all the toys that I never had as a child. We didn’t have all that much going up, so I’m really making up for it now. :o) It also helps that I’m still a big kid atRead More…

Bit Char-G Radio Controlled Micro Car Review

on Sunday, December 2nd, 2001
Posted in: Geek Toys

Can you believe that I’ve never had a remote controlled toy car? Yes, it’s sad, but true… When I was a kid, I remember my Dad would go to the local hobby store to race small slot cars. I always thought they were so cool, but he didn’t have a track set up at homeRead More…