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Ugobe's new robot pets

By February 7, 2006


For Pleo the robot dinosaur, a second act in an American life

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?

By January 9, 2014


At CES, a hunt for hidden treasure

A scavenger hunt sponsored by CES sends CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman -- and many others -- out exploring the lesser-visited parts of the show. Who knows what you'll find.

By January 8, 2014


Pleo robot dinosaur survives extinction

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.

By January 12, 2012


Tablet PCs: Can we please calm the hype?

Consumer demand is what you'd see if Ford said it was working on building a car powered by sneezes. It's not what we're seeing for tablet computers, so let's all calm down shall we?

By January 5, 2010


An emotional dinosaur coming soon for $250

'Pleo' reacts to its surroundings

By November 18, 2006


Pleo will change the toy game

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.

By October 19, 2007


10 Demo grads: Where are they now?

After this week's DemoFall, longtime organizer Chris Shipley is handing over the reins. Here's a look at some of the best and worst companies that have presented there over the past 13 years.

By September 21, 2009


Waking up Pleo

What's it like to play with one of the world's most advanced robotic toys for the first time?

By December 6, 2007


Recession trips up the robot revolution

Yes, our robot companions are still coming. But a report from NextGen Research shows that consumer-bots are vulnerable to macroeconomic potholes.

By June 17, 2009