Sphero's RVR Programmable Coding Robot Car Is $50 Off for Cyber Monday

If you have a budding astro-engineer in need of a rover pal for the holidays, Amazon has cut the price of the Sphero RVR Coding Robot by 20% for Cyber Monday. The sale is a $50 markdown from the Sphero RVR’s typical price of $249.99 for the sleek, versatile robot. There are a lot of robots and STEAM rover kits for sale this Black Friday, but the Sphero RVR stands out with the rugged design and cornucopia of programmable features to teach coding to kids (and maybe some adults like yours truly).Sphero RVR does come prebuilt and includes the Sphero Edu app for smartphones and other devices, which allows kids to program commands with a simple block-based language. It can be programmed with Javascript, too, for those more computer literate than myself.Sphero RVR carries a color sensor, light meter and infrared (IR) sensor), along with some programmable RGB lights that make it look like something straight out of “Tron.” It also has an accelerometer and gyroscope on board, and its…



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