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Engadget points out this interesting Rover App-Controlled Spy Tank from Brookstone.

This remote control tank drives around will sending back live audio and video from the device. It has both a built in mic, video camera, and even night vision. Wireless connectivity is over Wi-Fi which gives you a range of 200 ft unobstructed, or 100 ft around walls and into other rooms.

No word on battery life, but the device is powered by 6 AA batteries and costs $149.99. The control App is a free download off the App Store and runs on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch (2nd, 3rd and 4th gen).

Top Rated Comments

longofest Avatar
164 months ago
Uh... sorry, but that's not a tank.

THIS is a tank.

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SoldOnApple Avatar
164 months ago
Presumably it has an unadvertised extendable arm feature, otherwise I'm sort of left wondering how the tanks managed to choose which floor to travel to when they all entered the elevator alone.
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Plas00 Avatar
164 months ago
Sweet, I would like to give it a try. Also it would be great if it operated on 3G.
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winston1236 Avatar
164 months ago
The reason why they called it tank is because its just big and clumsy... :)

its actually quite agile to be so large/heavy
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nylonsteel Avatar
164 months ago
re brookstone

are they still in business?
man last time i saw them was in a mall years ago
and way over-priced goofy gadgets
i'll pass
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wackymacky Avatar
164 months ago
I'd get one if it had 3G control and GPS to aid guidance.

Cool too if audio was 2 way.

Oh well, I don't really need more toys.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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