Hands-on with the Sphero 2B phone-controlled robot, which features customisable tyres.
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Originally $129.99, the Sphero is an RC toy like no other.
Version 2.0 of the iOS/Android-controlled Sphero rolls twice as fast, glows more brightly -- and now comes with ramps for your jumping pleasure.
Marketers in New York tried to demonstrate how much fun it is to play with multiple programmable balls.
Boulder, Colo., start-up Orbotix aims to take smartphone gaming to a new level with its robotic ball, called Sphero.
The team behind the playful robotic ball showed off Sphero in forthcoming augmented reality games.
The smartphone manufacturer has in recent months taken a proactive approach to working with the development community.
Half the employees at Orbotix used to work at NASA. Now they make little balls you can control with your iPhone. The balls allegedly glow blue when you get a Facebook message.