He doubles as a projector, a fire extinguisher, a navigator, and a power coupler. We know all the things that R2-D2 does, but we don’t yet know all the things BB-8 has up its… well, up its metaphorical sleeves. Maybe it also doubles as a lamp in a sticky situation. We just don’t know.
But it definitely can double as a lamp for you. This BB-8 Desktop Lamp stands 8 1/2″ tall and casts light on your subject of choice, whether that’s astronavigation or algebra. It has LED light inside the head, which shines downward through a diffuser. A gentle tap on BB-8’s head switches between three different lighting modes: natural white, amber, and warm white. And off. Also a good mode when you need to go to sleep.