Sphero iOS Controlled Robotic Ball Review

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The Sphero iOS Controlled Robotic Ball is a new way for kids and adults to play using their smartphone, ipad, ipod touch or Android device and will provide hours of enjoyment.  Sphero is the first Robotic ball gaming device that can be controlled with a smart device by tilting, touching or swinging to get the ball rolling with motion.  With free downloadable mobile apps there are tons of games to play that are enjoyed by both kids as young as 8 and adults as old as 99.  All you need to play is a blue tooth connection and you’re on your way to a race track, a pet game, outer space and more will appear at your finger tips.  Featured as one of the year’s hottest gadgets by TechCrunch, Wired, Gixzmodo, Engadget and Make magazine and I can see why.  It’s fun to play and the motions it can do are impressive.  The sphero rolls a speedy 7 feet per second and is pet proof, waterproof and kid proof.  Grab your smartphone and guide the robotic ball around the home, launching off provided ramps and let it chase the kids or pets for a while for a little more entertainment.

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There’s a new type of gaming in play and it’s called mixed-reality where real and virtual elements are seamlessly merged together for hours of interactive play.  Using the robotic ball is super easy and can be play by kids as young as the age of 5.  My son Chasen gets a kick out of playing the Sphero ball and loves all the fantastic colors it shoots out.  Take it wherever you since it’s so light weight and the size of a baseball it can easily be stored in your pocket, purse, diaper bag or more.  You control the robotic ball and pick the colors that suit your mood.  Choose from purple, blue, green, red, orange and more.  The Orbotix Sphero 2.0 App Controlled Robotic Ball –  is available for just $99.00 thru June 15th, normally retailing for $129.99.  Making this the perfect gift for Father’s Day!  Keep the Sphero safe with the brightly colored Orbotix Nubby Cover available in yellow or orange for just $14.99.  This is definitely a “Toy” to have in your household for Summer and will get all your friends and family laughing with enjoyment.  Sphero can be picked up and used as a 3D mouse and have fun playing games like Nyan Cat Space Part or Exile.

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Free apps available to download, there are over 30 to choose from:

  • Sphero
  • Drive
  • Golf
  • SpheroCam
  • Draw N’ Drive
  • Chromo
  • MacroLab

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Addicted2Savings4U receives products for free in order to conduct reviews.  I only recommend products and services I personally use and believe will be a great fit for my readers.  All opinions are my own and I was not compensated for this post unless otherwise stated.

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