First off, let me just say that I have no idea how this sorcery is possible. I've narrowed it down to "gyroscopic stabilized magnets" or "literally The Force". What is important is that Sphero, the company built on advanced balls technology is going to be offering a miniature BB8 droid that you control with your phone. The device has been rumored to cost $150 and will roll out (ba-dum-TSSS) in the very near future.
Watch this highlight video and feel the hype rise within you.
To capitalize on the bandwagon, Vanity Fair just threw their preview unit in a room full of puppies: