Category Archives: High-tech devices

Boulder’s SparkFun embarks on national education tour

It’s road trip time for SparkFun Electronics. The Boulder-based supplier of electronics bits and bytes and do-it-yourself kits is firing up an RV and heading across America to promote electronics as an educational tool. SparkFun’s “Department of Education” on Monday … Continue reading

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Boulder’s Orbotix raises $5M

Boulder-based Orbotix Inc., the maker of the smartphone-controlled Sphero, raised $5 million in funding, company officials announced via a blog post on Friday afternoon. The round, which closed earlier this week, was led by Boulder’s Foundry Group and the Boise-based … Continue reading

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Meet Ubooly

This orange guy is Ubooly and it is featured in today’s “5 Questions.” Ubooly was created by a husband-and-wife developer team that decided to bring their skills to the toy market. As co-founder Carly Gloge said in the Q&A: Some … Continue reading

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A Teddy Ruxpin for the iGeneration

The little guy above is a quick taste of what’s coming this Monday in Business Plus.

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The POTUS Sphero

Orbotix’s duo of Ross Ingram and Damn Arniotes earlier this week got an iPhone in the hands of President Barack Obama, who spun around the Sphero on a sidewalk near Boulder’s Pennsylvania Avenue. The video’s nearing 100,000 hits. As for … Continue reading

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