At $1,499 this Dual+ electric skateboard from Boosted Boards is definitely a luxurious way to get from point A to point B. But sometimes when you work so hard already it justifies to have a ride that reminds you of your childhood days, and one that actually works at the same time. It’s way cooler than a Segway and you can easily carry it everywhere you go. It is also the most advanced and powerful board ever known to
a kid man. The motor is so lean and sleek you won’t even notice it’s there, yet it harnesses the power of a supercar. You can cover 6 miles on each 90-minute charge which should be enough for an everyday urban commute.
Bandai is back with its latest toy namely the Smartpet. It is actually a robot dog that uses your iPhone as a brain. You just need to install a free app into your iPhone. The Smartpet will react to your touchscreen gestures with over 100 facial expressions. This robot also has the ability to carry out tricks by voice commands or movements in front of the Facetime camera. Bandai will launch the Smartpet on April 24th, 2012 in Japan for 6,500 Yen ($78). Video after the jump. Read more
The Sphero is claimed to be the world’s first robotic ball that can be controlled using iOS and Android devices. Made of an impact-resistant polycarbonate shell, the baseball-sized Sphero is compact enough to slip into a bag or jacket pocket. It is equipped with an induction charger and customizable colored LEDs, so you can change Sphero’s color to suit your mood. This robotic ball connects to your iOS and Android devices via a Bluetooth connectivity. There are also several free apps that you can download for your smartphone or tablet. If you are interested, you can purchase the Sphero robotic ball for $129.99 each. Watch the video after the jump. Read more
Brookstone today released the Rover App-Controlled Spy Tank that can be controlled using your iOS devices. This gadget has the ability to stream audio and video to your iOS devices. The Rover App-Controlled Spy Tank comes equipped with an integrated microphone, a camera, and an infrared night vision mode that allows you to record video or capture picture in dark environments. The Rover App-Controlled Spy Tank retails for $149.99. [Product Page]
iRemoco has started selling a new remote control helicopter for iPod, iPhone, and iPad. Priced at around $99, this toy comes equipped with a rechargeable attachment for your iPhone/iPod Touch that allows you to communicate with the helicopter. The iRemoco kit consists of a gyro-stabilized iRemoco helicopter, a USB charging cable, and extra blades. Watch the video after the jump to get more details. Read more