Ollie Stories November 12, 2015

expiredDaily Deals: Ollie app controlled racing robot $53, Vivitek 3D Home Entertainment Projector $500, more

Update 11/12 12PM: The Bose SoundTrue In-Ear Headphones for $50 have sold out.

In this morning’s Daily Deals, We have from Meh the Ollie by Sphero app controlled racing robot for $48 + $5 shipping. That’s $47 off the original list price/ Amazon’s current listing and the lowest we’ve seen. Ollie can be controlled with a free app that works with devices that run iOS 7.0+ or Android 4.4+ and also have Bluetooth 4.0. It can perform stunts and tricks and travel up to 14mph (6.3m/s). It received 4/5 stars from Amazon shoppers and ships with a 1 year warranty from Sphero.

More new deals for today:

Best Buy 4-Hour Sale: Apple 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro 2.7GHz/8GB/128GB (model MF839LL/A): $1,050 shipped (Reg. $1,299), more

Vivitek 3D Home Entertainment Projector $500 (Orig. $1,000) | Best Buy

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Ollie Stories September 11, 2015

expiredDaily Deals: Toshiba Canvio Basics 1TB Portable Hard Drive $45, Photive Water Resistant Bluetooth Speaker $40, more

In this morning’s Daily Deals, we have from Best Buy the Toshiba Canvio Basics 1TB Portable Hard Drive (HDTB310XK3AA) for $44.99 shipped. That’s $55 off the original list price and the lowest we’ve seen it sold. This best selling hard drive is USB bus powered and is plug and play right out of the box. Amazon shoppers gave it 4.7/5 stars

More new deals for today:

Photive HYDRA Rugged Water Resistant Wireless Bluetooth Speaker $40 (Orig. $139) | Amazon

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Ollie Stories January 19, 2015


The motion controlled armband device known as Myo previously went up for pre-order via the Thalmic Labs online shop and will now soon be available via Amazon. Myo is a gesture controller designed to track hand motion, among other things, that supports a wide range of applications from gaming and typical UI navigation on your Mac, to remote control of devices like the Ollie and flying drones.

Head below for more details, availability information and to see this thing in action:

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Ollie Stories November 17, 2014

Darkside_Ollie_prime_hubs_nubby_tires_1024x1024As industry “leaders” in connected play products, Sphero is a company that aims to create fun and intuitive smartphone/tablet connected devices. Initially starting with the Sphero, a small smartphone controlled robotic ball, the company is now ready to ship its latest gadget. The new black on black Darkside is an updated version of the cylindrical shaped remote control Ollie. It brings the same feature set as its predecessor but in a shiny new bundle.

Head below for details and pricing on the new Darkside Ollie as well as a discount on the Sphero 2.0 robotic ball:

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Ollie Stories September 4, 2014

It may feel like the tech world has been put on pause until Apple’s special event next week, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Some of the biggest consumer electronics companies in the world are announcing amazing products at the IFA convention in Berlin, Germany.

Instead of singling one product out today for our New Toy of the Day, we’re going to take a look at some of our favorite new products from Wacom, Jabra, Harman Kardon, and others that were recently announced at IFA… expand full story

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