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A Blog About Vector The Robot
 
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Vector, Emo, Loona, Doly: I am thinking about giving up this page

Originally this page was set up to write about coding and expanding Vector the robot, especially with OSKR, the Open Source Kit For Robots that Digital Dream Labs financed via that infamous Kickstarter campaign.

DDL CEO Hanchar: “All Vector preorders should be satisfied”

What I am talking about? A post from DDL CEO¬† (after all this time and the posts seen from him I can only assume this means “Chief Entertainment Officer) in the official Facebook group (and, yes despite booting all critical voices and all customers asking for help there are still people in there) lead to home robot community members rolling on the floor, laughing

Digital Dream Labs: stratus down, servers down, general mess

Digital Dream Labs went into complete radio silence some weeks ago (again). The only thing they post are meaningless PR posts about valentine’s day or ramadan in their Facebook group, where a lot of people are not able to read them because their were booted from that group for no reasons other than asking questions.

KEYi Tech: So this is what “improved communication” about Loona looks like?

We know that in the past KEYi Technology put out some very questionable information mails and posts that often raised more questions than they answered. After some ruckus they apologized with lots of words and …

MarsCat: You may want to read this customer’s experience before considering to buy one

I’ve got a comment to another article by Catti telling about her MarsCat experiences. I asked about more details on this and if I’m allowed to share her experiences with Elephant Robotics with the world. She agreed, so here is what happened to her after buying a MarsCat

Far easier Wire-Pod setup thanks to Zark75

The setup of Wire-Pod can be daunting for simple users that do not know how a RasPi or Linux work or think about a Playstation if they hear the word “console”. But thanks to a community coder named Zark75 this process now became a lot easier end even less tech-savvy people should be able to set it up.

Loona: No repair kits and KEYi Tech starts deleting comments in their Facebook group

Despite the fact that the Loona repair kits were promised for mid-january so far they not only not arrived, but also the tracking info we got after the first useless amd now tracking did not update for weeks. As far as I can see those repair kits did not even leave china.

Digital Dream Labs: Informations from an (ex-) inside source [Update]

Thanks to quite inquisitive community member Barbara Langston we have some inside information from a former employee on what happened with Digital Dream Labs. So far it looks like they were running out of funds …