The Best Quadcopter Under 50 Dollars – 3 Spiffy Budget Drones

Drone technology is so inexpensive these days that anyone can get a high quality quadcopter for less than the average cost of a video game.  To help identify the cheapest and best beginner quad, I spent several weeks checking out brand new drones and chatting with UAV pros via Facebook and Twitter.  The experts I consulted introduced me to a truly impressive … Read more…

bObsweep Reviews 2017 – Ultimate bObsweep Guide (Superhero Edition)

People who know how much of a robot nerd I am often ask me to recommend a good robotic vacuum.  My answer is always the same: get a bObsweep.  bObsweep vacuums are reasonably priced, yet they are also extremely powerful and efficient.  If you’re thinking of getting one, check out these quick bObsweep reviews first to find out which version of … Read more…

Roomba 980 Review: Overpriced, Noisy and Dumb (2017 Edition)

This might be the only 100% honest Roomba 980 review that you’ll find on the web.  Most Roomba 980 reviews that I’ve read on other sites are either totally wrong, or they let iRobot off the hook too easy.  The truth is that the Roomba 980 is awful.  Read on to find out why. Ultimate Robotic … Read more…

Is This the Best WowWee Robot of All Time? (2017 Edition)

There seems to be no middle ground with robot toy brands.  Robot toy makers are either highly dedicated to making quality products… or their business model is built around using flashy, misleading commercials to get people to buy worthless hunks of plastic.  In my opinion WowWee is one of the better robot toy manufacturers out there.  WowWee … Read more…

O-Duster Robotic Floor Cleaner Reviews (2017 Edition)

Initially, I was excited about the idea of writing a few O-Duster robotic floor cleaner reviews for Robot Fanatics. I love it when new cheap home robotics appliances come out.  Most of them are way overpriced. As a DIY robot geek, I can tell you that robot parts are actually super cheap.  Yet, most home robot makers are still trying … Read more…

Elegoo Review (2017 Edition): Elegoo UNO Smart Robot Car Kit

Every time I check to see what robot makers are up to on YouTube, I see robots that are based on the Elegoo’s Smart Robot Car. comes with everything you need to build a basic autonomous robot car.  Plus, it’s also pretty cheap.  But how well does it really work?  Read this in-depth Elegoo review … Read more…

What’s the Best Robot Dog? 4 Awesome Robot Mutts (2017 Edition)

What’s the best robot dog toy? If your kids are begging you to bring home a puppy but you really don’t want one, here’s a solution for you: buy them a robot dog instead.  Robot dogs are educational.  Also, they never need to go to the vet.  Plus, they never slobber– and some are actually pretty smart! There are several … Read more…

What is Vex? Vex IQ vs Lego vs littleBits (2017 Edition)

The answer to the question “What is Vex?” depends on what you’re asking about.  Vex Worlds is the world’s biggest robot tournament.  But the Vex construction set is the robot kit you need to participate in it. What is Vex?  Is Vex better than Lego? The most popular Vex set is Vex IQ.  Although it is … Read more…