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Ollie is like a Sphero on steroids and it's now available for pre-order

If you're a fan of rolling around your house with Sphero, then it may be time to kick things up a bit with the new kid in town, Ollie. Think of Ollie as a bigger, bolder Sphero. Ready to roll faster, jump higher, and do much cooler tricks. The $99 Ollie is available now for preorder and begins...

Orbotix releases official Sphero apps for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1

This last weekend we discovered the official Sphero app in the Windows Phone Store. Turns out the app had not 'officially' launched yet, but it is today. In addition to the app for Windows Phone, the team at Sphero has put out an official Windows 8.1 app. Details, feature set and download link...
Five of the coolest connected toys you can buy right now

Five of the coolest connected toys you can buy right now

Since diving full-on into the connected space, I've started making things somewhat of a family affair, and having kids, that means I get to play with some awesome connected toys "for work". There are plenty of toys that I've been scoping out lately, but I have a short list of some of the...

Sphero 2.0 robot ball is $30 off to celebrate National Robotics Week

Today is the last day of Sphero's National Robotics Week sale, where you can get a Sphero 2.0 for $30 off. Normally $129.99, the discount brings the robotic ball that you can control with your iPhone or Android device down to $99.99. That's still a little pricey for what is essentially a toy, but...