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Desk Pets’ CarBot, iOS and Android Controlled Micro-Robotic Toy Car, Now Available at All Brookstone, Best Buy, and Toys R Us Locations

17 Oct 2012

The perfect holiday gift at under $30 and enjoyable by whole family

Desk Pets International (HK) Limited announces its retail partnership with Brookstone, Best Buy and Toys R Us,  Desk Pets new CarBot, the world’s first micro-robotic toy car, is available for $29.99 at all nationwide retail locations and online stores. CarBot incorporates a mobile app making it fully controllable with all Apple iOS and Android devices.

Check out CarBot in action: CarBot Video

Special CarBot features include:

  • Battle mode allows multiple players to battle via infrared sensors
  • Maze mode allows players to set up mazes for CarBot to navigate with military precision
  • Personality mode with sounds and lights; mute button included for noiseless play
  • Drift ‘n’ Race mode allows CarBot to go crazy racing at full speed – two feet per second
  • Retractable USB charger built into body of the product, 40 minutes of charge = 15 minutes of play
  • Each color (red, blue, orange, and green) operates on own frequency, allowing for multi-player racing and battling

“One of our missions at Desk Pets is to make quality, interactive and affordable toys that can be enjoyed by children and adults. Our retail partnerships with Toys R Us, Brookstone and Best Buy come just in time for the height of the 2012 holiday gift giving season, allowing our products to not only be affordable, but readily accessible in thousands of stores nationwide,” said David Piltz, co-founder at Desk Pets International (HK) Limited.

CarBot is available today for $29.99 with Brookstone , Best Buy and Toys R Us stores nationwide. To request additional information about Desk Pets International (HK) Limited, please contact PR Representative Samantha Drazin at (305) 347-4404 x154 or by e-mail at To learn more about Desk Pets International (HK) Limited go to


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About Desk Pets International:

Founded in 2009 Desk Pets International (HK) Limited creates innovative and environmentally friendly micro-robotic toys and gadgets. The creator of TankBot, SkitterBot and TrekBot, Desk Pets is already making an impact on the toy market. Desk Pets won the Popular Science Toy of the Year Award in 2011 for the TankBot. Desk Pets is committed to creating highly interactive micro-robotic toys at an extremely affordable price. For more information, please visit


Media Contact:

Samantha Drazin

Account Executive

Max Borges Agency

80 SW 8th Street, Floor 27

Miami, FL 33130

(305) 374-4404 x154