Hack Your Own Droid

When the first trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII came out, a new star was born that stood out from everyone else in it. You know who we mean:

It was the droid BB-8, who also stole the show when rolling out onto the stage at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim:

But wait! Did you know you could hack your own BB-8 style droid together from a Sphero and some magnets?

Industrial designer Christian Poulsen provides step-by-step directions. But if that’s beyond your personal level of technical competence, you could just wait for Sphero to come out with an officially licensed version at some time in the future….