When the Zoomer interactive dog was first introduced a few years ago, Spin Master officially took up the robotic pet torch that was slowly burning out after Sony abandoned the Aibo. The Zoomer Dog was followed by the award-winning Zoomer Dino, but neither are as remarkably capable as the latest addition to the Zoomer…
Oh, I wasn't planning on sleeping tonight anyway. Or tomorrow night. Or the night after that.
These two capuchin monkeys, Sasha and Thor, are mascots for Houston's Gallery Furniture. Here, some brave iPad owner handed them Angry Birds Space to play. Not only did they not completely break the device, Thor even three-starred a level. See for yourself in the video above.
Are self-doubt and uncertainty purely human traits, or do other members of the animal kingdom experience these feelings? A team of scientists made monkeys play video games because it's awesome. Oh, and to address the whole self-doubt thing.
Protests from animal rights activists have put a moratorium on NASA plans to expose 27 squirrel monkeys to gamma-ray radiation. Researchers hoped to simulate the effects of space radiation on humans, but protesters claim the experiment's cruel and unnecessary.
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have trained monkeys to manipulate robotic appendages using the power of their minds, once again proving one solid scientific fact: monkeys kick ass.
Sega says Happy Holidays with a couple of holiday wallpapers and some new screens from the upcoming Wii Balance Board title Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll.
If I had 240 Microsoft points tomorrow, I would buy you a monkey. Haven't you always wanted a monkey? The Xbox Live Avatar Marketplace pet shop opens tomorrow.
The folks at the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) dropped us a line today to let us know they were sending a thank you gift to Sega for pulling advertisements for Samba De Amigo that featured chimpanzee actors. After the lovely, uplifting information PETA passed on to the publisher I can't see that…