Sneak is dusting off the mallet in preparation for the toy craze of 2006. Apparently Caleb Chung, co-creator of the ultra annoying Furby – the talking ball of fur that blighted 1998 – is behind a new US startup called Ugobe, purveyor of a nauseatingly cute robotic baby dinosaur called Pleo. Apparently Ugobe prides itself on making products that move in a lifelike manner. Sneak looks forward to testing how convincingly Pleo runs for its life.
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