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BB-8 droid: Sphero is making the official Star Wars toy, but you can make one now

BB-8 droid: Sphero is making the official Star Wars toy, but you can make one now

By 20 April 2015

Ever since Disney and Lucasfilm unveiled the new BB-8 droid during the Star Wars Celebration annual convention last week, fans of George Lucas' epic space saga have been clamoring to get their hands on it, with at least one person even creating a rough... >>

WIN: One of four Sphero Ollie app-controlled robot toys

WIN: One of four Sphero Ollie app-controlled robot toys

By 26 November 2014

There are plenty of gadgets that can be controlled from an app on your phone these days, ranging from heart sensors and drones to toy robots. Ollie and Sphero fall into the toy robot category and as a Christmas treat, Pocket-lint has teamed up with the... >>

Sphero Ollie hands-on review: Cylindrical, fast, and totally cool

Sphero Ollie hands-on review: Cylindrical, fast, and totally cool

By 4 September 2014

Ollie is finally out. The Sphero team first showed off Ollie at CES 2014 in January, but its latest robot toy was called something different then: Sphero 2B. It has been renamed and is considered the follow-up to the original Sphero, a smartphone-controlled... >>

April Fools' Day 2014: The best stories from around the web

April Fools' Day 2014: The best stories from around the web

By 1 April 2014

Today's the day to keep an eye out for whoopee cushions on seats and (hopefully) joke dog turds in fridges. But April Fools' Day isn't only about physical practical jokes anymore, the internet has becomes riddled with tricksters too. Last year we had... >>

Sphero 2B pictures and hands-on: Two-wheeled Bluetooth gadget that can go 10mph

Sphero 2B pictures and hands-on: Two-wheeled Bluetooth gadget that can go 10mph

By 6 January 2014

The company behind Sphero has launched an update, Sphero 2B, that ditches the ball design in favour of two wheels that let the Bluetooth remote-controlled toy travel at speeds of up to 10mph. Launched at CES in Las Vegas, the new device will work with... >>

First five Sphero apps

First five Sphero apps

By 26 December 2012

You've just bought or been given a Sphero, whizzed it around your living room for 10 minutes and are now wondering what else it does. Thankfully, seeing a life-span beyond crashing into the dog or your sofa, Orbotix, Sphero's creator, has come up with an... >>