A Bird? A Plane? A… Vacuum??

Recently I reviewed my first smart vacuum. It was a mixed bag to say the least. It did a great job with the day-to-day dog fur and crumbs left behind by the kids, but it repeatedly accosted my Golden Retriever and finally gave up the ghost and stopped working altogether thanks to a lidar-related error... Continue Reading →

Anki Cozmo – New Version!!

If you have been following GadgetSyrup since the beginning, you likely know that I am a huge fan of Anki and their products. I first discovered Anki when their Cozmo robot was announced and have since reviewed every product they have released. The strides they have taken with their products and the amount fun the bring to our home are amazing. Overdrive, their AI-assisted racing game is guaranteed to to deliver hours of fun. As for Cozmo, we have two, the original and the Collector’s Edition with its Liquid Metal finish Every time Cozmo comes out, the kids go wild. I’m not going to lie, so do I!

Anki has recently announced their next big product, Vector, a more power and advanced version of Cozmo, but that doesn’t mean that Cozmo is going to scrap heap! In fact, Anki has just announced a new Cozmo edition, Cozmo LE.

Meet Anki’s Newest Family Member: Vector

Anki has announced what they have referred to as  "an older brother" to Cozmo. His name is Vector and based on my early impressions of him, he is going to be great!

Vector, unlike little brother Cozmo, has that "always-on" functionality and will be able to zip around on his own. No precious phone WiFi connections need to be sacrificed. Vector also has upgraded internals making him more powerful than before, which should also lead to improved battery life. 

Anki Supercar Review: Nuke Phantom

The Anki family of products has been growing a lot this year. So far in 2017, we have seen a new version of Cozmo, global rollout of Cozmo, a Cozmo carrying case, Cozmo treads and a new version of Overdrive; the Fast and Furious Editon. The applications that power both Cozmo and Overdrive received significant overhauls this year too. 

Check out the latest edition to the Anki family - Supercar Nuke Phantom

Anki Cozmo Collectors Edition Review and App Update

A few weeks back I shared that Anki was releasing a major update to the Cozmo robot app alongside a new Liquid Black Collectors Edition Cozmo. Well, I have spent some time since then getting familiar with the update and Cozmo CE. Read on below for more!

Anki Cozmo Carrying Case Review

Cozmo loves to explore, so make sure he travels safe and in style with the official Anki Cozmo Carrying Case. Click through to read the full review!

Anki Overdrive Fast & Furious Edition First Impressions & Review

Anki has unleashed a major expansion to the Overdrive lineup today. Check out my first impressions of the Overdrive Fast & Furious Edition kit.

 

Cozmo Goes Global With Collectors Edition and New Functionality

Everyone's favourite robot, Cozmo, from Anki is now available to a much larger audience! He is also about to evolve dramatically thanks to a major update to his app which is being pushed out now too!

You can also pick up the Collectors Editon of Cozmo too. Which comes in a sleek Liquid Metal finish.

Check it out!

Ganker Fighting Robot

Ever wanted to own your very own battle mech robot? Now you can with the Ganker Fighting Robot from GJS. Check it out!

Facebook Messenger Digital Assistant “M” Rolling Out In Canada

Facebook is rolling out "M", their digital assistant, which lives inside Facebook Messenger in Canada.

Anki Cozmo Review

Anki, the creators of Drive and Overdrive, released Cozmo last year. He was an instant hit thanks to his AI abilities and adorable look. However, living outside the US meant consumers needed to pay a heavy premium to import Cozmo or watch from the sidelines with envy. 

Well, that wait is finally over. Cozmo is going global. Check out the full review here!

Welcome to Canada, Cozmo!

Last year's most popular tech toy, Cozmo, is finally getting wider distribution throughout the world. Anki is bringing Cozmo to 8 new countries, including Canada, soon. Click through to learn more about the this adorable robot!

Anki X-52 ICE Supertuck Review

Late last year I reviewed the Overdrive Starter Kit from Anki which pits you against either your friend's or AI-controlled Supercars.

The Supercars are a lot of fun, but the intensity is sure to increase when you add a Supertruck to the mix! Check out my review of an exclusive Supertruck, X-52 ICE.

Sphero is at it again: Now you can own your very own Lightning McQueen

Love your Sphero BB-8 App-enabled Droid? Then you're really going to love what Sphero has come up with next. Check out the Ulitmate Lightning McQueen, just in time for Cars 3.

Special Anki Overdrive “Fast and Furious” Edition Coming in September

Anki is back it with an upgraded special edition Overdrive Kit featuring some of your favourite cars and characters from the Fast and Furious franchise.

Anki Overdrive Review

After talking about Anki and Overdrive for months, I finally got my hands on the Overdrive Starter Kit to review.

If you're still looking for that big gift for the kids, this may be exactly what you are looking for!

4moms Self-Installing Car Seat

Installing a car seat is a scary thing. You never truly know if it was done properly. It does not have to be that way any longer. The Self-Installing car seat from 4moms ensures that your seat is installed correctly and that you baby is riding safely.

Dashbot – Add AI To Your Car For $49

Ai is everywhere now. Everywhere you turn in 2016 the phrase AI or artificial intelligence can be found. Once place it is starting to finally take hold is somewhere it should have been taking hold of a a long time ago. The car. 

Picbot – A motorized and automated mount for your Smartphone

Step up your smartphone photography game with the Picbot, an automated camera mounting rig designed with an intuitive easy to use design.

**Updated** Battle and Race Robotic, AI Powered Supercars with Anki Overdrive!

Anki, having recently released the adorable, Wall-E like, AI driven robot named Cozmo has a fair amount of mind share right now. But it didn't start with Cozmo for Anki, it began earlier with "Overdrive". If you were a Hot-Wheels or Matchbox loving kid, you will love this!

Anki Cozmo: Our Future Tiny Robot Overlord

Meet Cozmo, the lovable new AI driven robot from Anki. He is essentially a real-life WALL-E, and that is great!

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