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Scosche smartROLL Electronic Gaming Dice aim for iPad

Scosche smartROLL Electronic Gaming Dice aim for iPad

This week the folks at Scosche have begun a search for developers wanting to make use of a pair of gaming dice they've invented for the smartphone and tablet universe. This smartROLL Electronic Gaming Dice SDK the team speaks of will be offered to developers aiming to make use of the new little gadgets, working with games galore by late summer.

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Verizon HTC One enters Bluetooth certification process

Verizon HTC One enters Bluetooth certification process

Though such an appearance of a smartphone in Bluetooth certification listings would be a non-news situation, the code corresponding to the HTC One with Verizon-friendly innards has kicked up the proverbial fan dust this morning. What's happening here is that a device with the code HTC6500LVW has appeared seeking Bluetooth certification for the USA, this code corresponding to the HTC M7 working with Verizon's collection of wireless data radio bands. This effectively means there's another HTC One on the way, the one Verizon fans have been waiting for. UPDATE: The Verizon HTC One is now official.

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Scanadu Scout “Medical Tricorder” crowdsources testing for FDA

Scanadu Scout “Medical Tricorder” crowdsources testing for FDA

Real-life tricorder project, the Scanado Scout, has graduated to crowdfunding stage, with the DIY health monitoring tool looking to raise $100,000 and ship to backers by March 2014. The project, by startup Scanado, aims to turn a smartphone into a health tracking device - or "an Emergency Room in your pocket" - with a compact vital-sign reading puck that wirelessly communicates via low-power Bluetooth.

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Runtastic accessories bring hardware in-house: GPS and Bluetooth on-deck

Runtastic accessories bring hardware in-house: GPS and Bluetooth on-deck

This week the folks at Runtastic have made it clear that their ability to track and bring together a community of runners and fitness fanatics is not limited to software. The company has today shown a Bluetooth heart rate monitor, a GPS watch, a "Runtastic Sports Armband" for holding your iPhone or similarly-sized Android phone, and a receiver and chest strap - for heart rate, altitude, distance ran, and more - each of these then fed wirelessly into your smartphone with a Runtastic app. While Runtastic has offered hardware like these accessory bits and pieces before in a more limited way, this week they've made their move to the USA.

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Klipsch unveils Music Center KMC 3 Bluetooth speaker

Klipsch unveils Music Center KMC 3 Bluetooth speaker

Klipsch has announced the launch of its first-ever Bluetooth speaker, the Klipsch Music Center KMC 3. This is the first of what will be a line of products in its newly launched Klipsch Music Center series, which was created, according to the press release, as a commemoration to its Live Nation Entertainment partnership and sponsorship of its amphitheater. The speaker is available for purchase now at $399.99 online, hitting stores this summer.

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Adobe Project Mighty and Napoleon mark group’s first hardware releases

Adobe Project Mighty and Napoleon mark group’s first hardware releases

As Adobe announces that they'll no longer be selling software in physical boxes, they continue their physical presence in this world with two bits of hardware: Project Napoleon and Project Mighty. With Project Mighty, the company is showing a cloud-connected stylus made specifically for apps and interfaces inside the Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop CC included. Adobe Project Napoleon is a candy bar-sized accessory that will allow users to keep digital lines straight - or curved, if they like.

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