Thursday, 3 September 2015

Star Wars droid BB-8 is real and you can take him home

Robotics company Sphero partners with Disney to make pint-sized version of new Star Wars droid kids and big kids can now own

Since its debut in the first trailer for Episode VII, cute little BB-8 - which looks an upturned bowl balancing on a football - has become the unofficial droid mascot of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Unlike the much-loved robotic pal from the original trilogy, R2-D2, BB-8 is a droid with intelligence that you can actually buy - albeit in a tennis ball sized-version.

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