Crave giveaway: littleBits starter kits
First off, congrats to Robert C. of Atlanta for winning last week’s prize, two DeskPets TankBots toy robots and a Griffin Helo TC remote-controlled helicopter.
Now, onto this week’s giveaway. I had a blast last week creating a robot using littleBits, and now you have an opportunity to build a robot of your own, or whatever you please, with these magnetic circuit boards.
As promised, we’re giving away two littleBits starter kits this week. There are 11 modules in a box, and each part has a specific function, such as power, motor, light, or switch. They snap together via magnets, so there’s no need to solder or program anything, and all you need to create a working circuit board is a power source and some kind of output, which are all provided in the kit.
Since only one person can win this giveaway, be sure to register for CNET Exclusives and check this page next week to get littleBits for a special price.
littleBits was created by engineer and interactive artist Ayah Bdeir, who wanted to come up with a way to get kids (and adults) interested in learning how electronics work, so it’s an educational tool, as well as a great source of fun.
Normally, a littleBits starter kit costs $89, but the winner will get t… [Read more]
Big fun with littleBits circuit boards
Getting creative with littleBits (photos)
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