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COZMO – The Robot with Personality!

Cozmo

Cozmo

Company: Anki, Inc.
Brand: ANKI

Cozmo was listed on Amazon for $179.99, USD brand new.


ANKI, known for their smartphone guided Overdrive car racing sets has pushed the boundaries of consumer robotics and Artificial Intelligence with Cozmo the Robot.

Cozmo, introduced in October of 2016 has proven so popular that the Anki website has sold out and is waiting themselves for more robots. Expect Cozmo to be one of the biggest tech toys for Christmas and probably 2017!

Key Features of Cozmo

  • Cozmo is a real-life robot like you've only seen in movies like Wall-E, with a one-of-a-kind personality that evolves the more you interact with him.
  • Cozmo expresses real emotions in response to your actions.
  • Requires a free app and the processing power of your compatible mobile phone/tablet to access high level robotics functions that brings Cozmo to life.
  • New games and upgrades are unlocked the more you play. Durability and security have been rigorously tested.
  • The Cozmo SDK Beta is a connected robotics platform for makers, hobbyists, educators and researchers. More details at developer.anki.com.

What Makes Cozmo a Great Purchase?

First up it has facial recognition built in so it recognizes you when it wakes up from its charger. While it is charging Cozmo snores as well!

The thing is that Cozmo has so many fun features that we don't know where to start. What we really like about the robot is that he/she really seems like a pet or young child and you will start to feel emotionally connected. He explores and sulks if you don't give him enough attention. He plays games with you and remembers the ones you like.

The more you interact with him the more different emotions he shows and as you play games, new ones will unlock.

To get the full enjoyment from Cozmo you will need to download the app and interface with him/her thru the app. Both iOS and Android are supported. The app has just recently been updated to Version 1.1.

If you or your kids are into tech gadgets this is going to be a must have on your list and you are going to be full of envy once you see others using it. For amateur robotics engineers they will think they have died and gone to heaven with this AI robot.

5 stars(Read Reviews)

Choking Hazard – small parts. Not for children under 3 years old!

Suggested Retail Price: The Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for this item is $179.99!

Cozmo

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Hatchimals Penguala – Pink/Yellow

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Amazon Price: $59.99 (as of February 24, 2017 1:30 AM – Details). Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Amazon site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.

Hatchimals are magical creatures that live inside of eggs. Who's inside? It's a surprise! Each egg contains one of two interactive Hatchimals. Love and care for yours inside the egg and its eyes will light up as it makes cute sounds, telling you how it's feeling! Once you've played with it enough, you'll see rainbow eyes—that means its time to hatch! Hatchimals can't hatch on their own. Your touch encourages them to peck their way out of the egg! It's a once-in-a-lifetime experience! Now you get to raise your furry Hatchimal through 3 stages, from baby to toddler, to kid. Your Hatchimal sings “Hatchy Birthday” each time it enters a new stage! Teach yours to walk, dance, play games and more! It will even repeat what you say in its own voice! Hatchimals — who will you hatch?

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Merry Christmas!

Politically Correct Santa
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‘Twas the night before Christmas and Santa's a wreck…
How to live in a world that's politically correct?

His workers no longer would answer to “Elves”,
“Vertically Challenged” they were calling themselves.

And labor conditions at the north pole
Were alleged by the union to stifle the soul.

Four reindeer had vanished, without much propriety,
Released to the wilds by the Humane Society.

And equal employment had made it quite clear
That Santa had better not use just reindeer.

So Dancer and Donner, Comet and Cupid,
Were replaced with 4 pigs, and you know that looked stupid!?

The runners had been removed from his sleigh;
The ruts were termed dangerous by the E.P.A.

And people had started to call for the cops
When they heard sled noises on their roof-tops.

Second-hand smoke from his pipe had his workers quite frightened.
His fur trimmed red suit was called “Unenlightened.”

And to show you the strangeness of life's ebbs and flows:
Rudolf was suing over unauthorized use of his nose
And had gone on Geraldo, in front of the nation,
Demanding millions in over-due compensation.

So, half of the reindeer were gone; and his wife,
Who suddenly said she'd enough of this life,
Joined a self-help group, packed, and left in a whiz,
Demanding from now on her title was Ms.

And as for the gifts, why, he'd ne'er had a notion
That making a choice could cause so much commotion.

Nothing of leather, nothing of fur,
Which meant nothing for him. And nothing for her.

Nothing that might be construed to pollute.
Nothing to aim. Nothing to shoot.
Nothing that clamored or made lots of noise.
Nothing for just girls. Or just for the boys.
Nothing that claimed to be gender specific.
Nothing that's warlike or non-pacific.
No candy or sweets…they were bad for the tooth.
Nothing that seemed to embellish a truth.

And fairy tales, while not yet forbidden,
Were like Ken and Barbie, better off hidden.

For they raised the hackles of those psychological
Who claimed the only good gift was one ecological.

No baseball, no football…someone could get hurt;
Besides, playing sports exposed kids to dirt.

Dolls were said to be sexist, and should be passe;
And Nintendo would rot your entire brain away.

So Santa just stood there, disheveled, perplexed;
He just could not figure out what to do next.

He tried to be merry, tried to be gay,
But you've got to be careful with that word today.

His sack was quite empty, limp to the ground;
Nothing fully acceptable was to be found.

Something special was needed, a gift that he might
Give to all without angering the left or the right.

A gift that would satisfy, with no indecision,
Each group of people, every religion;
Every ethnicity, every hue,
Everyone, everywhere…even you.

So here is that gift, it's price beyond worth…

“May you and your loved ones enjoy peace on earth.”

Notice: This poem is copyright 1992 by Harvey Ehrlich.
It is free to distribute, without changes,
as long as this notice remains intact.
All follow-ups, requests, comments, questions,
distribution rights, etc. should be made to
shore@fringenet.net Happy Holidays!

Another Notice:

I've been told that ‘Donner' is actually ‘Donder'

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