In 2007 and 2008, the cute and cuddly Pleo was a huge hit. Then its maker went out of business, and the dinosaur disappeared from view. So what is it doing at CES 2014?
The trainable robots have gotten some updates, with an app on the way that lets you take care of your Pleo while you're out.
The updated robot dinosaur, Pleo Rb, has a longer battery life and better skin than its predecessor, along with new RFID accessories that trigger different behaviors.
What's it like to play with Ugobe's new toy, the much-awaited Pleo? CNET News.com reporter Daniel Terdiman went in search of the answer.
What's it like to play with one of the world's most advanced robotic toys for the first time?
The realism of the animatronic dinosaur is hard to believe, and when it becomes available, it is going to set the toy industry on its ear.
As loveable toy dinosaur Pleo gets both hugged and strangled in the name of science, two studies suggest that we're hardwired to sympathize with them. But how deeply can people feel for robots?
'Pleo' reacts to its surroundings
Microsoft announces a game lineup for Kinect, Pleo the robotic dinosaur is back from extinction, and Facebook disables apps that were found to transmit personal data.
Facebook gives you your vanity (site), Google gets into your Outlook, and Pleo is back from extinction.