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Tag: Dog

Terra Offers Free Wi-Fi in Exchange for Dog Poop

Terra Offers Free Wi-Fi in Exchange for Dog Poop
Coca-Cola rolled out some vending machines in Singapore that gave people free cans of Coke if they hugged it. And now a Terra, a Mexican internet service provider, has launched a similar campaign where free Wi-Fi is up for grabs.

Poodle USB Hub: Cute and Portable

Poodle USB Hub: Cute and Portable
I like powered USB hubs, but that doesn’t mean that cute and portable ones can’t be useful too. Check out the Poodle USB Hub that looks like your favorite four-legged friend, but has enough USB ports to keep your gadgets connected when you’re on the go.

Death Star Dog Cone: I Have a Very Bad Feeling About This

Death Star Dog Cone: I Have a Very Bad Feeling About This
This Death Star dog will be the ultimate power in the universe. Just toss it a biscuit and rub it on the back (or the belly) and it will fire on the planet of your choice.

Bandai “SmartPet” iPhone Robot Dogs Never Need to Go Walkies

Bandai “SmartPet” iPhone Robot Dogs Never Need to Go Walkies
If you’re thinking about getting a puppy, but don’t want to deal with the hassles of getting up from the couch to take it for a walk, or even feeding it, you might be in luck if you have an iPhone or iPod Touch, thanks to Bandai’s new “SmartPet.”

Luke Doesn’t Stand a Chance Against the Almighty Wampug

Luke Doesn’t Stand a Chance Against the Almighty Wampug
You would be forgiven for thinking that the following video is George Lucas’ latest attempt to re-edit Empire Strikes Back, but it’s not. Lucas could never create something so cute. His idea of cute is Jar-Jar and little annoying Anakin.

DarwinBot: The Robotic Dog Sitter

DarwinBot: The Robotic Dog Sitter
You’ve heard of telepresence, where you can attend meetings while not actually there by using a robot proxy, but using a robot proxy to play with Fido is a new one to me. That’s just what Jordan Correa and his wife have done here.

The Hundehiet Is Like a Storage Locker – for Your Dogs

The Hundehiet Is Like a Storage Locker – for Your Dogs
You’ve probably already seen those posters that warn you never to leave your dog alone in your car. The outside temperature may rise, or it may fall, but when your dog (or cat) is locked inside, well – I don’t even want to imagine what might happen to them.

Wappy Dog for Nintendo DS Hits Stores, Poop Bags Not Included

Wappy Dog for Nintendo DS Hits Stores, Poop Bags Not Included
It has been several months since we talked about the Nintendo DS game Wappy Dog. The game is now officially available to purchase just in time for holiday gift giving. If you have kid that wants a real pet, you might start them with this virtual pet simulation.

HyQ Quadruped Robot Kicks, Trots and Rears Up

HyQ Quadruped Robot Kicks, Trots and Rears Up
If they create anymore quadruped robots, we are going to need to build some robotic zoos to house them. We have BigDog, AlphaDog and now HyQ. HyQ was developed at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), in Genoa.

Doggy Tank Costume Sure to Drop Land Mines

Doggy Tank Costume Sure to Drop Land Mines
If you have one of those tiny little yapping dogs and plan to take him or her out Trick or Treating this year, this is the best costume ever. Turn that little beast into a tank.

Bizarre AshPoopie Concept is a Poop-Burnin’ Machine

Bizarre AshPoopie Concept is a Poop-Burnin’ Machine
A long time ago, we had a dog for my kids before it escaped from the yard and was never seen again. The thing I hated most about the dog was having to scoop the poo out back so my kids didn’t get into it.

South Korean Quadruped Robot Dog Goes for a Walk

South Korean Quadruped Robot Dog Goes for a Walk
We’ve seen plenty of footage of BigDog and AlphaDog, but there’s a new robot dog in town, this time coming from South Korea’s SimLab. What’s interesting and at the same time creepy about this one, is that it walks around pretty quietly and seems to move swiftly and with more confidence.

iPet Companion for People Who Can’t Bear to Leave Their Pets Alone

iPet Companion for People Who Can’t Bear to Leave Their Pets Alone
When I first brought my Shih Tzu puppy home, I spent every waking moment I had feeding, training, and playing with her. Of course, I can only do that during the weekends, because I still have to go to work.

BigDog Gets Bigger with AlphaDog

BigDog Gets Bigger with AlphaDog
You might recall earlier this month we talked about the BigDog robot that was designed to carry gear for the military on patrol across uneven terrain to allow soldiers to carry more with them on a patrol.

Boston Dynamics BigDog Robot: Will it Eat PIGORASS for Lunch?

Boston Dynamics BigDog Robot: Will it Eat PIGORASS for Lunch?
A reader pointed out that the PIGORASS four-legged robot I mentioned yesterday was somewhat flimsy (I don’t agree) compared to this more sturdy offering from Boston Dynamics. They call it the BigDog and it will most probably eat your real dog for lunch (it can be weaponized).

Ultimate Amaterasu Cosplay: Ōkami Dog!

Ultimate Amaterasu Cosplay: Ōkami Dog!
We’ve featured our share of cool video game costumes over the years, but cosplay for pets is a little less common. That doesn’t mean that it’s can’t be just as awesome as human cosplay, like this animal costume inspired by Ōkami.

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