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Sphero's new RVR robot is for kid coders and Raspberry Pi tinkerers
Sphero's new RVR robot is for kid coders and Raspberry Pi tinkerers By Maggie Tillman

A new robot is attempting to get crowdfunded. But it's not some random automated toy. It's a Sphero gadget aimed at kids and adults alike. Read more

Sphero CEO talks Specdrums, Bolt, the decision to dump Disney, and what's next
Sphero CEO talks Specdrums, Bolt, the decision to dump Disney, and what's next By Stuart Miles

We talk to Sphero CEO Paul Berberian about Specrums, Disney, Sphero and coding for kids Read more

Sphero Specdrums combine music and coding with finger-tapping fun
Sphero Specdrums combine music and coding with finger-tapping fun By Stuart Miles

Sphero is known best for making coding robots, like the Bolt and BB-8, but now it's turning its attention to music creation. Read more

Sphero's Bolt adds a matrix screen to the popular robot ball
Sphero's Bolt adds a matrix screen to the popular robot ball By Dan Grabham

Sphero's Bolt is a new version of the company's popular robot ball that adds a 8x8 LED matrix display on top. Read more

Misty II is a programmable toy robot from Sphero spinoff Misty Robotics
Misty II is a programmable toy robot from Sphero spinoff Misty Robotics By Elyse Betters

A Sphero spinoff company has launched a new toy robot.Called Misty II, it comes from Misty Robotics. It's actually a second generation robot, as the first Read more

Sphero Mini is a ping pong ball-sized robot you steer with your face
Sphero Mini is a ping pong ball-sized robot you steer with your face By Elyse Betters

Sphero has launched a new Sphero. Dubbed Sphero Mini, it's a lot like the original app-enabled robot toy, only it's even tinier. More specifically, it's Read more

Sphero R2-D2 preview: Artoo it is you, it is you
Sphero R2-D2 preview: Artoo it is you, it is you By Stuart Miles

He is cute, very cool, and we actually laughed out loud when he threw himself on the floor Read more

Sphero BB-9E preview: The cute "evil" BB-8 shows us the dark side of The Last Jedi
Sphero BB-9E preview: The cute "evil" BB-8 shows us the dark side of The Last Jedi By Stuart Miles

Like the BB-8 from 2015, the BB-9E is great fun Read more

Sphero's app-controlled Lightning McQueen available to drive away now
Sphero's app-controlled Lightning McQueen available to drive away now By Max Langridge

Sphero, the maker of the lovable BB-8 app-controlled droid, has branched out to Pixar and developed an app-controlled version of Lightning McQueen from Read more

May the Force be with you: Battle worn BB-8 and Force Band let you ditch phone control
May the Force be with you: Battle worn BB-8 and Force Band let you ditch phone control By Stuart Miles

First announced at CES in Las Vegas in January, Sphero has finally put its "battle worn" version of BB-8 on sale alongside offering the "Force Band" that Read more

Coding Sphero: SPRK version now out in UK, teaches kids to program robots
Coding Sphero: SPRK version now out in UK, teaches kids to program robots By Elyse Betters

The company that makes the Sphero robot ball, as well as Ollie and the official BB-8 droid for the next Star Wars film, has just launched a new kind of Read more

Sphero BB-8 review: The Star Wars Droid from Force Awakens comes to life
5.0 stars Sphero BB-8 review: The Star Wars Droid from Force Awakens comes to life By Stuart Miles

This is just like the movie Read more

You can get your own working BB-8 rolling droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, thanks to Sphero
You can get your own working BB-8 rolling droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, thanks to Sphero By Rik Henderson

Tomorrow, on what is being called by Disney Force Friday, a whole stack of Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys and other merchandise will be unboxed and Read more

Sphero Darkside: The toy that proves the machines are taking over
Sphero Darkside: The toy that proves the machines are taking over By Chris Hall

Sphero, basking in the glory of the Star Wars BB-8 afterglow, has a new connected toy called Darkside.With a name that pays homage to Star Wars, the new Read more

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 Elyse Betters

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 Read more

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

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 Read more

First five Sphero apps
First five Sphero apps By Stuart Miles

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 Read more