Saying final goodbyes to personality-filled pet robotic dogs isn't easy. Now that Sony has shut down its AIBO customer support, robot dog owners are holding funerals for their broken pooches.
When you stop by the global headquarters of two well-respected electronics giants, you learn a few things. Here are a CNET editor's stories from Seoul.
A high-tech aquarium holds robotic fish that feed off wireless power, glow, and swim about in a sealed tank.
Wireless sword-wielding robots, kid smartwatches, and trackable Nerf darts add a new tech twist to the annual New York Toy Fair. (Warning: Tamagotchis are back.)
Many virtual pets end up living out their lives forgotten in dark drawers. If a new Virtual Pet Shelter gets off the ground, all those Tamagotchis and Webkinz will have a place to go.
The Little Robot Friends on Kickstarter come equipped with whimsical looks and charming robot personalities.
A University of Washington researcher finds that soldiers develop emotional bonds with robots deployed in place of humans -- and that may affect their battlefield performance.
Tamagotchi releases a limited-edition anniversary model of the electronic critters. They're still hungry, fussy, and capable of kicking the bucket.
Hasbro's newly announced follow-up to last year's Furby reboot gets even stranger than before: breeding new Furbies, earning Furbucks...and making poop.
The hybrid PC gaming tablet could transform the industry, Google starts a same-day online shopping service, and the Tamagotchi finds a new life on iOS.