In Pictures: 50 best tech products of 2013

Notebooks, tablets, and other mobile devices feature prominently in this year’s list, along with a fair number of peripherals and gadgets designed to make you more productive.

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42: Sphero 2.0 The Sphero is a robot ball that you control with a smartphone app. It glows. Its motor can push the ball to a hair under 5 miles per hour. It runs through obstacle courses. Improve your navigation skills, and you’ll be rewarded with level-up rewards—like extra boosts of speed, or Rainbow Drive, which makes the ball glow in different colors at full brightness.

And there’s an SDK. One third-party app lets you use Sphero to practice your golf swing. Other apps tap into augmented reality.

Let us repeat: It’s a smartphone-controlled robot ball. What are you waiting for?

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