Sphero BB-8 is the ideal 'The Force Awakens' viewing buddy
April 5, 2016 - Uncategorized
It’s April 5, which means you can finally buy Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Blu-Ray. (It came out via digital download on April 1, but trust us: Blu-Ray, with its superior resolution, is the way for true cinephiles to go.)
But what if you desperately need to watch it immediately, and your significant other/Star Wars buddy isn’t available till the weekend? No worries. You can now buy a companion to watch the movie with — and he just happens to be one of the stars.
Sphero’s excellent miniature BB-8 toy, which you control via Bluetooth and iPhone/Android app, just got an update in time for your home viewing session. There’s a new “Watch with me” feature — wherein BB-8 will recognize where you are in the movie, and issue his own reactions in real time. Read more…