UBTech (pronounced YOO-bee-teck) unveiled the voice-controlled Alpha 2. The smart robot has a lot up its robo-sleeve, from controlling your smart home lights to doing yoga.
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Published: January 6, 2016 7:34 PM PST
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MSRP: $1.29
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The Alpha 2 will retail for $1,300 (AU$1845, £890 converted) around March. In the US, there are plans to get the robot stocked at Toy R Us and Amazon.

Published: January 6, 2016 7:34 PM PST
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The Jimu targets kids as young as eight with a robotics kit that contains color-coded parts and instructions for building complete robo-sets. Youngsters can build a giraffe, trumpeting elephant and penguin, but the determined kids can go off-road and build anything they want.
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Published: January 6, 2016 7:34 PM PST
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