Get the Sphero BB-8 for $55 Off! Try Some Magnetic Tape for Fun and DIY – Daily Deals!

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Probably the most perfect melding of an existing toy/gadget property (the Sphero R/C sphere) and a movie license (Star Wars) brought us one of the hottest holiday gifts. But if you passed one the Sphero BB-8 then because it was a little expensive, now’s the time to jump and pick one up for an upcoming birthday, mom’s/dad’s day, or whatever. The Sphero BB-8 is on sale today for $55 off list; check it out!

This pick is for the DIY-ers, modders, cosplayers, and anyone who likes playing with the fundamental forces of nature. Magnetic tape: it’s a 1″ wide by 10′ long roll of flexible magnet with a sticky back. You can put it inside cupboard to hand utensils, in the workshop for tools and hardware, or anywhere you need to be able to stick and un-stick something metal. Handy, and just a bit magical. On sale today for $11!


Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He became the Publisher of GeekDad in 2007, and the owner in 2010. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.