Life | 90s | 00s

Robot Dogs Are Coming Back And We're Having Serious Flashbacks

- Page 2

Sony is developing a robot dog with smart home capabilities and plans to unveil the new technology next month.

This device is meant to be the spiritual successor of the AIBO series of the robot dogs Sony released in the late 90's - with a few improvements, of course!

The new dog is said to feature improved movement and internet connectivity that will allow it to control your household appliances. This means that your pup can control your lights, washing machine and even thermostats.

The device can even learn new tricks and respond to your commands like a real pet dog.

Comments made by Sony chief executive Kazuo Hirai last year suggest the company also wants it to be “capable of forming an emotional bond with customers, and able to grow to inspire love and affection”, the Wall Street Journal adds.

Set to go on sale in the spring of 2018, it will be unveiled at a launch event next month.

The future is here, will you be bringing one of these upgraded retro pups into your home?

Source: The Verge / Independent / Sony

Prev Page 2

More Throwbacks

70s

12 Pictures Of Men’s Fashion From The '70s That Will Make You Glad Baggy Jeans Exist

I'm glad I didn't grow up in the 70s. While women's fashion back in the day wasn't the most beautiful thing you've ever seen, men's fashion was just hideous. Men wore tight booty shorts, bell-bottoms, cable-knit vests, drawstring pants, and lots of other clothes that just yelled "I'm so stylish." But hey, that's just my opinion. Take a look for yourself: 1. If Coachella existed in the '70s, I'm certain all guys would be dressed like this. As a woman, I haven't even worn shorts like that! Vintag2. This Dustin Hoffman look-alike seems like he's having a grand time. On

Life

10 Things You Miss From Your Childhood, Even Though You Pretend Not To

Y'know those things we all loved in the 90s but pretend to hate? We don't really hate them. It just seems like something we have to say when we're talking to everyone else about "how lame" everything was and how things are better now. Well LISTEN UP. They are not better. Things now are dumb and confusing and all around not cool. Do I sound like a cranky old lady when I say this? Yes. Do I care? Not even a little bit. Maybe it's because all the things we do or have now relate to being an adult, but

90s

There's No Crying In Baseball - And 11 Other Facts About 'A League Of Their Own'

A comedy film about an all-women baseball league in the 1940s isn't your typical recipe for box office gold.But when A League of Their Own landed in theaters in 1992 it quickly became a hit, and today it ranks among the best sports movies of all time.Even if your family has been playing their VHS tape of this movie nonstop since it came out (like mine have) you'll probably be surprised by these 11 facts about the film.1. The extras in the Hall of Fame scene were actual AAGPBL playersWhen Dottie is touring the AAGPBL exhibit at

Movies

Brendan Fraser Opens Up About The Real Reason Behind His Disappearance From Hollywood

We all remember watching Brendan Fraser in the movies he made when we were kids. It all started with Encino Man, but our obsession with his movies would only grow and grow over the next few years. It seemed like he was in every movie, playing the hunky yet funny star of all the greatest action adventures and comedies from our younger years. But suddenly, his career seemed to get a little bit out of control. The quality of the movies wasn't up to snuff. There were no more hits like George of the Jungle or The Mummy, instead we
×