Hands-on with the Sphero 2B phone-controlled robot, which features customisable tyres.
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.
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.
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.
Version 2 of Orbotix's wirelessly controlled 'smart toy' now rolls twice as fast and three times as bright.
Controlled by your Android or iOS device, this uber-cool toy is tons of fun to drive around. Plus: three bonus deals!