The 2012 Toy Fare in New York might seem like the last place where you find smartphone related stuff, but it’s not - it brings a neat foam ball accessory that makes you experience games in a much more realistic and engaging way.
works with the iPhone, iPod touch and Android smartphones with screens of 4 or less inches (not that many, come to think about it).The foam ball is called TheO and it’s an accessory that
First of all, TheO is almost as big as a soccer ball and you just have to put the phone inside it where it fits nicely. Being a foam, TheO is pretty safe for you favorite gadget.
Now, the idea behind the TheO is that you can use it a bit like a Wii. The video demo below shows how it can be used for bowling, and there are two other suggested games with it - one a hot potato game, and the other one a mysterious social game. Those three will be bundled with the TheO ball that sells for just $24.99, but others are also being developed.