Hands-on with the Sphero 2B phone-controlled robot, which features customisable tyres.
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.
Like the idea of a glowing robotic toy ball that controls apps and games? Then let's get rolling.
Control this programmable rolling robot from your smartphone or tablet. It can drift, spin, flip and crash for romping robot fun. And it's free.
The Sphero robotic toy controlled via Bluetooth is now available for Windows 8 devices, as well as the previous apps for iOS and Android.
Orbotix co-founder Ian Bernstein shows Macrolab, an app that's part of the SPRK program to teach kids programming using the Sphero robotic ball.
The creator of smartphone-controlled robotic toy Sphero has launched an initiative aimed at teaching kids programming, robotics and maths.
Originally $129.99, the Sphero is an RC toy like no other.
We get our mitts on Orbotix' Sphero 2B -- a follow-up to the Sphero phone-controlled robot toy. See how it handles in our First Look video.
The first time around Sphero was a fun idea with not much meat on the bone. With Sphero 2.0 there is so much fun and even more potential it's a killer idea for Christmas.