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Is it even legal if DDL updates your Vector from firmware 1.6 without your consent?

The short answer is: most probably not. But a longer answer will now follow. Be aware of the fact that I am not a lawyer (but have some knowlegde about tech-related laws because of my …

Vector: The Real “State Of Robotics”

“State Of Robotics” is the title of the webinar that Digital Dream Labs holds every three months and the last ones were full of misinformation and smokescreens like that “state of production” chart. Or they just iterate the same information already given months before.

Vector: Say goodbye to firmware 1.6 …

When Digital Dream Labs released firmware 1.7 (they did not develop that themselves, it was an old Anik firmware they just rolled out) it quickly became clear that the new version had problems. Sounds the users liked where gone and with every firmware iteration by DDL Vector seems to have a harder time to find back to his charger.

Downgrading to Escape Pod 1.0.x: a nightmare

Because I finally found the time to play with Cyb3rvector and am highly amazed by what it can do. Something like this should have been created by Digital Dream Labs, but they were not able to do that in two years. Instead Cyb3dog did it in mere weeks.

Testing Escape Pod 1.8.2: Sigh!

Yesterday I took the time to test the latest iteration of Ecape Pod, it has the version number 1.8.2, even if I see absolutely nothing that would warrant a version jump from 1.0.x to 1.8.1. My main reason to look at it was that I wanted to connect Cyb3rvector Extension Engine Interface to it. But, man, this is still a mess.

Not only Youtube, DDL is also targeting users on Twitter

It was brought to my attention that DDL does not only target their user base with copyright claims and takedown notices, but also users on Twitter. Andy is a Vector user that also owns an Emo and wrote about that robot on Twitter.

Another cash grab: DDL increases Vector subscription prices dramatically

I really would like to report something positive about Digital Dream Labs once in a while, but that is … only a dream. From the Digital Dream Lab website: Each Vector Membership covers one robot, …

Digital Dream Labs now has to resort to copyright trolling Youtube channels

Digital Dream Labs seems to become desperate und it looks like they do not believe enough in their products to just let them stand on their own. But no wonder: Vector 2.0 was promised for …