The New Stars Wars Droid

If you haven’t watched the new Star Wars film, you’d better get on it before all the spoilers come out. One of the best parts of the movie is the new droid they built called BB-8. This cute little thing is actually real! Now, I’m obviously super into devices and technology, so this new droid has really caught my attention. You’re able to control it with your phone and it moves easily due to its ability to roll around.


The droid basically functions on the use of magnets and motors. The head doesn’t move but the body portion is able to roll around because of the omniwheels built inside. It can move extremely fast because it can just roll around. It’s a decent size, not too big and not too small. It can also function easily on rough terrains which is different from the R2 series droids. BB-8 costs just under $200. If you’re able to get your hands on one of these little things, make sure to invite me over to play with it!