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Topic: Robots

Commune With the Eager, Friendly Robots at Google's Web Lab

Yearlong Chrome exhibit running on- and offline

The machines have won. Let us bow down to our Chrome overlords and anoint their WebSockets with precious oils! Lots of folks will enjoy Google's Web Lab, a free, yearlong…

The 10 Best Upfront Presentations (So Far)

From robots to an attempted seduction by Jennifer Love Hewitt, some nets really know how to party

The upfronts are supposed to be an opportunity for cable and broadcast networks—and now digital content providers—to unveil their slates of new programming before an audience of advertising executives, in…

Discovery Communications Parties With James Woods, Robots, Oprah at Upfront

Cable company unveils a slew of green lights

Discovery tends to play it big for its upfront presentation, and 2012 was no exception. If you had to pick a star of the show, it would probably be Henry Schleiff,…

Do Not Hand Your Children Off to Robots, New Geico Ad Warns

Geico is back with a few new spots, taking a break from the "hypothetical questions" shtick in favor of strange money-saving situations. King among the new ads is "Robot Daycare,"…

The WheeMe wants to caress you senseless

Here's your suggestive infomercial of the day—for the WheeMe, a new palm-size robot that crawls all over your body, massaging and caressing you, using tilt-sensor technology so it doesn't fall…

Junkbot struggles to adapt in the digital era

Steve the Robot, a clunky bucket of bolts cobbled together from obsolete technology like TV-VCR combos and over-air antennas, sulks his way through this U.K. clip for the i-Can Easy HD…

Robot designer gets screwed over yet again

A foul-mouthed graphic-designer robot objects to being treated like a talentless, underpaid slave by a brochure-seeking client in this humorous video. But of course, in the end he takes the…

Robocallers get one-way ticket to scrap pile

"Greetings, human consumer. I am calling to inform you that new laws go into effect on Tuesday that make it illegal for companies to market their products and services…

BK kitchen becomes a giant killing machine

Robots and obits are two of my regular beats hear at AdFreak. They go hand in hand, as robots are dedicated to the destruction of mankind. Which brings us none…

Robots spotted promoting movie worldwide

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen has unleashed a conspiracy campaign through a series of worldwide robot sightings. A bot jumps off a soccer stadium in Rome. A scooter transforms in…

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