Unregistered drone owners risk jail time

An estimated 1.6 million drones were sold in 2015, half of which landed as Christmas gifts, in socks over the fireplace, and under Christmas trees. If you were lucky enough to unwrap one of these high-tech quadcopters, some action may be required to avoid some unplanned jail time.

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17-year-old Filipino student creates a working life-size BB-8 from household materials

There are fans who live and breathe Star Wars – they’ve seen all the movies and know and follow all the canons. They buy merchandise to further express their love for the saga, many probably have a collection of them.

And then there are those who make their own.

One such fan is Angelo Casimiro, an unassuming but brainy Physics student from De La Salle University in the Philippines.

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Star Wars: Force Awakens BB-8 Droid by Sphero Hands-On

Whether you’re a Star Wars fan or not, you’ll definitely fall in love with Sphero’s BB-8 – a smaller version of the droid on the upcoming film Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens that you can take home and be your buddy!

We took a break from covering the smartphones and wearables that were on display at the IFA 2015 show floor to spend some time with this absolutely adorable little droid. Drive it around, issue voice commands, or send holographic messages. Here’s our hands-on with the Sphero BB-8.