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Style List: 30 robotic pick-me-ups

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Space Race

Build a UFO with Binary Bot’s clever coding pack and BBC micro:bit computer. 


First Timers

The more you play with Tinkerbots’ My First Robot, the more its personality develops.


Electro Clash

Make music on the go with your very own programmable mini synthesizer. 


Young At Heart

Designed for babies, this Sensory Discovery Robot from B Kids is noisy and educational: win-win.


Pet Project

Yukai Engineering is crowdsourcing Qoobo – a pillow with a wagging tail like a pet.

from £66,

Jurassic World

No pets allowed? The WoWee MiPosaur Trackball Robot should sort you out. 


Short Circuit 

Learn to code with the Astrobot Jimu Kit – designed for kids, but adults will love it, too.


And Relax

WheeMe is a hand-sized robot that will massage aching back muscles without losing its grip.


Eye Roll

Control Sphero’s Mini robot and play games using facial expressions or try your hand at coding.


Little Wonder

The Dyson 360 Eye is the only robot vacuum cleaner that can ‘see’ to map its position.


Learning Curve

The Dash Robot’s personality develops via interaction – and it sings and dances.


Creepy Crawly 

Scarab, a ‘mechanical beetle’, skitters around on six angled legs. Not for the faint-hearted.


Sky’s The Limit

Attach the included Parrot Cockpitglasses 2 to the Mambo FPV drone for a bird’s eye view as it flies. 


Clown Around

The Nemo Robo Fish swimming toy is water-activated. Pop him in a tank and watch him go. 


Box Fresh

Danboard, a character in manga series Yotsuba&!, has been turned into a robot by V-Stone.


Raise The Alarm 

Press the snooze button on Clocky and he wheels away, so you have to get up.


Build Your Own

Meccano’s Meccanoid G15KS Robot Kit learns movements and records sounds.


Home Help

Coming in May 2018, Olly is the world’s first domestic robot to adapt to your specific needs


Warming Up

Nest’s thermostat learns your ideal room temperature and turns off when you’re away.


Back Hand

Perfect your ping pong with a Joola Buddy V300, which serves 20-70 balls a minute.


Fine Print

Formlabs’ Form 2 is the most advanced industrial-quality desktop 3D printer out there.


Screen Wipe 

Clean your smartphone and tablet screens with this cute, bright Auto Mee S. 


Creative Minds

Blow your mind with the Polaroid Play 3D Pen – build sculptures with layer upon layer of plastic ‘ink’.


Moving Times

The Sony BRC-X1000 4K robotic camera is designed for remote live broadcasts.


Rebel Alliance 

The droid you’re looking for: R2-D2 simulates holograms from Star Wars scenes. 


Block Party

With five models including a cat, Lego’s Boost Creative Toolbox will light up minds.


Waste Not

Recycle drinks cans into robots with a Great Gizmo Tin Can Robot set.


Task Master

Get moving with this AI personal trainer from Vi, which gives live feedback on your workout.


Driving Force

Write your code, transfer from your laptop et voilà: the Micro Bot will leap into action.