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The five best robots of CES 2010

The five best robots of CES 2010

By 13 January 2010

Trawling certain parts of the show floor at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, you'd be forgiven for thinking that all anyone was interested in were batteries, air ionizers and solar panels. But dotted in amongst the plethora of tiny Korean,... >>

VIDEO: BBC shows off its "Blue Room" full of gadgets

VIDEO: BBC shows off its "Blue Room" full of gadgets

By 12 June 2009

We're feeling jealous. Although the Pocket-lint stronghold is full of gadgets, it's not as packed-to-the-brim with tech toys as the BBC's incredible "Blue Room" facility, which it uses for staff training. The Blue Room exists so that BBC personnel can... >>

Pleo resurrected by manufacturer Jetta

Pleo resurrected by manufacturer Jetta

By 9 June 2009

In a scene straight out of "Jurassic Park", Dinosaur robot Pleo has been brought back from extinction after the company behind it, Ugobe, filed for bankruptcy. Former manufacturer Jetta acquired the intellectual property rights and other assets in the... >>

Pleo-maker Ugobe files for bankruptcy

Pleo-maker Ugobe files for bankruptcy

By 21 April 2009

It appears that Pleo, the cute baby dino-robot, may soon be extinct following the news that the company that makes the toy has gone bust. Ugobe has closed its offices, dismissed its workers and filed for liquidation of its assets under federal bankruptcy... >>

Pleo robot dinosaur
4 out of 5

Pleo robot dinosaur

By 29 April 2008

Pleo is a friendly looking robot dinosaur Camarasaurus, but is it any better than other robots on the market, or is this just another executive toy destined to become an expensive paperweight? We agree to babysit one to find out. The 21-inch long, 7.5-inch... >>