It’s that time of the year when you get the jitters and start hunting high and low for the perfect gift. Allow me to put you out of your despair, and give you the heads-up on a product that appeals to all ages (young and old) across the board. Sphero. My Superhero! Yes, it’s that kinda thing that appeals to the gamer, the techie robotic kind, the shy, the friendly, the design freak, the outdoorsy and the indoors. In short…everyone! This sophisticated and programmable robot is the buzz-word for today!
At its core, Sphero is a robotic ball that you can drive around using your smartphone or tablet. But that’s just the beginning. Since there are millions of ways you can use the Sphero, it’s a guarantee that you won’t get tired or bored of it. Interestingly, you can use it as a muse for your pets! What I like most about it is that you can get creative with the way you use it.
For example, you can build an obstacle course using the ramps that come included in the box or play a high-tech version of golf using the Sphero Golf app. The possibilities are endless. Top of my head, I can think of taking it to the pool with me, play tag with it, innovate with awesome augmented reality games like Sharky The Beaver or indulge in tabletop games like ColorGrab.
Sphero travels easily and gives you over an hour of non-stop play. Its deigned creatively with cable free induction charging. You can use iOS and Android systems to control the play and the system comes with 25 free games and apps available for download.
To make the Sphero more durable and fun, there is a special Nubby cover designed. It essentially converts the Sphero into the ultimate off-road robot, giving strategic advantage navigating over gravel, water, and concrete. Nubby also protects against scratches and scuffs. Here’s the fun part of it all, Orbotix has a limited edition version called Sphero 2.0 Revealed that is sold exclusively at Apple Stores.
As a special gesture, when you buy a Sphero from the online store, you can get a free Nubby cover with your purchase!
Learn More about the Sphero here.