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April 4, 2010


srikanth @ 9:30 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1270416629 ) Play

Pic below is the internals of one of the earliest devices of its kind.

Looking like something straight out of a 1984 WB horror flick, this thing became a rage (and became notorious for being banned by some parts of the US govt). What is it?

Cracked by everyone!


The “Furby” toy. Shady thing could listen to humans and pretended to “learn” English. They got banned because they contained mics that the spooks at NSA thought could be used to spy (or somesuch thing). Always reminded me of those little critters from Gremlins!. Much hate.

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