Tamagotchi is back and this time it’s social

Do you remember the 1990s? The decade of Generation X, Cool Britannia, raves, grunge, dressing down, Baywatch, roller blades and Tamagotchi. Ah yes, Tamagotchi, the digital pet that first launched in Japan in 1996 and took Britain by storm the following year. Small enough to fit on a keyring, the Tamagotchi would ‘hatch’ on screen … Continue reading Tamagotchi is back and this time it’s social

Tech Pet: Tamagotchi for the touchscreen generation

We were invited to have an sneak peak at a new hit Japanese toy from Bandai, Tech Pet. Tech Pet is yet another app-cessory for Apple’s iOS devices and is vying to be Tamagotchi for the touchscreen generation. As you can see, Tech Pet is a dog-shaped iPhone/iPod touch cradle, that would be cute if … Continue reading Tech Pet: Tamagotchi for the touchscreen generation