Hasbro Makes Over the Iconic Furby Toy for the Digital Era

By: Marina Rotharmel - Published: Jul 11, 2012 • References: mashable & neatorama
Furby, a childhood favorite which made its first appearance is 1998 has evolved itself for the new digital era. This interactive creature is making its return this December and is totally revamped.

With light-up digital eyes, Furby will always be watching your back. However, you may feel like your child is under constant surveillance. The 2012 Furby is much like the old version and demands to be the center attention, which similar to the old model, can't be shut off. Like the old Furby, this version can speak ‘furbish’ and understand human voices.

Furby is even more interactive however and can move and dance around a lot easier, can detect a change in orientation and can listens to music. This model also has multiple personalities. Today's children can play along and understand Furbish with the Furby iOS app. Stats for Revamped Robotic Birds Trending: Older & Mild
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