Robots.Net has a list of their top ten robot gift ideas (plus a few runners up). If you have a servo-head on your holiday list and you’re looking for some last-minute gift suggestions, check it out.
Personally, as much as we think the tech in the animatronic WowWee chimp head is cool, we suspect that this is one of those relatively expensive (US$150) presents that’ll enjoy about four or five days worth of play before it ends up gathering dust in the basement. It’ll definitely be fun to see if hackers do anything interesting with it. Just look at the cool stuff hackers and artists did with those otherwise dumb-ass talking fish.