After many long hours of rigorous testing and impartial journalistic observation, Chris Taylor reviews Sony’s “Trojan Dog,” AIBO, in this online version of ON Magazine’s April issue. • Slashdot reports that according to an article in The Times, Cambridge University Computer Laboratory’s famous coffee pot camera – allegedly the world’s first web cam is to be retired, when the department moves to a new building.
Aibo review • First Webcam retiring
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