Ugobe is celebrating Pleo’s first Halloween with some new downloadable software. He will not only issue his usual noises, he can also sound like a screeching cat, a spooky ghost, a dragon and a Pleosaurus Rex. The “audio costumes” are free and you will only need a blank SD Card with a minimum of 32MB storage. At a total size of 2.7MB, Ugobe says it will take longer than most downloads, but then maybe Pleo doesn’t like holidays.
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If you already have a Pleo but, for some reason, the robotic dinosaur bites the proverbial dust, send it back to its place of birth. If they cannot fix him/her, the UGOBE team will extract its “soul” and load it into a new one for a reduced price. We call that an incredible offer for those whose Pleo is more than just a robot. By the way, if you haven’t yet purchased one of your own, in honor of their 1 year anniversary, PleoWorld selling them for $235.00 off until July 11.
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In case you hadn’t heard, our fave robotic creature Pleo has finally become available for all. At a final price of $349.00, the robotic dinosaur can be pre-ordered for a January 21 delivery if you live in the United States. Until then you can download a color card to give to the recipient.
In a grossly related article, Dvice decided to see how much abuse Pleo could handle. Yes, we know that he is not real, still it seems a cruel trick to play on something that those of us here at Gear Life that have nurtured since its inception.
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Take this, mini-helicopters. If you want to impress other RC toy operators, this Pterosaur could be just the way to do it. The 440 x 340 x 80 mm lizard has flapping wings, glowing LED eyes, and is made of EPP foam so that it is lightweight and almost crashproof. The dinosaur’s remote is also it’s charger and it will fly in all directions up to 100 feet. With a charge of 30 minutes, you can get about 10 minutes of flight time. The Pterosaur runs on 6 AA batteries (not included) and is available for £39.95 (~$81.00.)
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