Following a holiday season that failed to live up to expectations, Sphero has recently laid off 45 staff members globally. The majority of the layoffs were centered in the company’s Colorado headquarters, but staff cuts also affected its global offices in the U.K. and Hong Kong.
Sphero seems to be working on a Mini version of their robotic play ball. An app listing for the device briefly appeared on Google Play. It will have a new feature that lets you drive the Mini according to your facial expression.
Last month we learned that Sphero was work on an app-controlled Cars 3 toy and now it looks like the next one will be for Spider-Man. The Sphero website has a placeholder for it that lists it at a price of £150, so it's likely to be released very soon.
The Star Wars Sphero BB-8 Droid with the compatible Star Wars Force Band can be had for $60 off today. The bundle costs $140 after the discount.
The BB-8 is a rolling robot that can be controlled with either your smartphone or the Force Band. This is a great way for Star Wars fans to get into...
Sphero's BB-8 now comes in another variant. To celebrate the release of the Force Band, BB-8 now comes in a battle-damaged special edition look.
The Force Band is a wristband that controls the bot instead of using your phone. How you move your body determines how BB-8 moves.
The cute robot that everyone fell in love with in Star Wars: The Force Awakens can now be yours. Sphero created smartphone-controlled version of BB-8 and has been selling it for some time now. Normally the price of this little robot is around $150, but Amazon has it now for $30 off.
Amazon UK is taking 20% off one of the most exciting Star Wars toys ever. It's the BB-8 Sphero rolling ball, and it comes down to just £103.99 in this sale. The robot can be controlled using your smartphone, and it will make authentic sounds and light up like it does in the Star Wars: The Force...
Amazon is holding a sale on Sphero's Star Wars BB-8 rolling DROID robot. You'll get $20 off the thing. You can use a smartphone to make the BB-8 roll around whichever way you want as it makes the same authentic sounds you've heard in the latest Star Wars films.
An app update now allows Sphero's BB-8 to watch and interact with the Star Wars The Force Awakens movie. While the little robot may be annoying for those who just want to enjoy the movie, we're sure it would add a new level of enjoyment for those who are enamored with the little robot.