Motrr Galileo: The Galileo Robotic Dock is an app-controlled dock that works along with your old smartphone and turns it into a real-time audio and video surveillance system with remote control over the orientation of the camera. It's compatible with 5S, 5C, 5, and 4S. There are many other uses for this dock like time-lapse video production, video conferencing, photography, and more. Sets you back by $149.
Tycherobot: Tycherobot is an intelligent smartphone robot that listens to, thinks, talks to humans, and also responds to the world. It combines the power of your smartphone with its sleekly designed body to function intelligently. You can personalize it based on your preferences, give it a new name and tell it what you like. It's capable of learning and remembers continually what it learns about you and also understands your feelings. It comes with fun features like face tracking, ball tracking, and marker tracking and knows what you look like. Using Android smartphone you can drive Tycherobot around remotely. It connects via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi and shows you what it sees. Two variants are available: classic and sports.
Olmose: Olmose puts your old smartphone to a good use; it turns it into a video surveillance security guard. It enables you to record, monitor and get notifications if necessary. Its dog station is where you dock your old smartphone; it is capable of detecting any unusual activity, even at night. Using your smartphone you can monitor your home or car or whatever that matters the most to you from anywhere. Reserve Now: About $68 (€60).
Romo: Romo is an app-controlled robotic for iPhone 4 and 4S. It's a downloadable robot for iOS that's capable of sensing and interacting with his surroundings. All you need to do is install its app on your old smartphone and dock him in the roving base. He explores your world and takes photos of what he sees. You can program him to respond and adapt to his surroundings, train him to recognize your face, greet you with a smile, or control him remotely from other iOS devices. You can even invite your family and friends from around the globe to control your Romo remotely while streaming 2-way video and audio. Romo for iPhone 4 and 4S: Buy Now.
Romo for iPhone 5, 5s and 5c is currently unavailable.
Cdock: Cdock is a perfect way to reuse your old smartphone. It turns your iPhone 4 or 4S into a cool tabletop clock (needs a app) while acting as a docking station. Available in two variants of brushed aluminum or glossy resin face. Sets you back by Buy Now - $25 - $35.
Swivl Robot: Swivl Robot is a robotic platform that features a wireless microphone and follows you and turns your smartphone or smartdevice into an automated video recording device. It's compatible with iOS and Android devices, comes with Swivlcloud storage, and using its app you can manage Swivl's settings. Buy Now: $395.
Bemo°: Bemo° transforms Android, iPhone and iOS devices into a smart thermostat alternative and saves you money. All you need to do is remove the existing thermostat and connect Bemo and attach your old smartphone and it's done. More info.
Rogo: Rogo is an affordable robotic assistant that uses your smartphone as a component to assists your family. Its various apps bring convenience and comfort to your daily life. Using its RogoHome app you can talk to control smart devices around the house and its Rogocloud creates a private social network for your family to connect and share. More info.
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Feb 15, 2016
We keep updating our smartphones, and like most others, don't know what to do with the old smartphone. If you have been thinking of what to do with your old smartphone or how to reuse smartphone, we got you covered. We have some cool and useful ways to put your old smartphone to use again.