Feb 012006
 
Save the Aibo!

source: ColorSiteShop.com

It was thanks to their meticulous attention to detail while inspecting Sony’s quarterly earnings report last week that the fellas at Akihabaranews.com were able to uncover Sony’s plans to put the Aibo to sleep. Even though Sony went public with their decision previous to the Akibaranews discovery in a press conference held in Japan about their earnings, it wasn’t until Akihabaranews reported their findings that word spread rapidly online, disappointing Aibo owners, robot enthusiasts, and tech dreamers alike. Today Akihabaranews.com reports that a group of French Aibo owners have started an online petition in an attempt to keep the platform alive, or at the very least, let Sony know how much this shortsighted decision affected not only Aibo owners, but others as well.

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