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LUMOback Posture Sensor launches in the UK

LUMOback Posture Sensor launches in the UK

About a year ago, a company called LUMO unveiled its very first product called the LUMOback Posture Sensor. The idea behind this product was to help people have better posture and feel better using a sensor worn around the waist and application running on your smartphone. The product has been available in the US for a while but the company has announced that it is now available in the UK as well.

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Pyle PSWP25 4 GB waterproof MP3 player has swim fitness functions

Pyle PSWP25 4 GB waterproof MP3 player has swim fitness functions

Pyle has unveiled a new audio player designed specifically for active users called the PSWP25. The audio player is available in multiple colors including black, blue, and green. No matter which color is chosen, the audio players all have the same functionality including 4 GB of integrated storage.

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LOCK8 Internet connected smart bike lock debuts

LOCK8 Internet connected smart bike lock debuts

Bike theft is a big problem in cities and countries all around the world. In many parts of the world bicycles are the primary means of transportation for lots of the public. A company called LOCK8 has unveiled what it claims to be the first ever alarm protected, trackable, smart bicycle lock.

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Livescribe 3 smartpen uses Bluetooth Smart technology to sync handwritten memos

Livescribe 3 smartpen uses Bluetooth Smart technology to sync handwritten memos

Livescribe has been making smartpens able to turn your handwritten notes and drawings into digital content for a while. Last year we reviewed the Livescribe Sky WiFi smartpen and found it to be an interesting little gadget. Livescribe is back today with a new smartpen called the Livescribe 3 smartpen.

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Misfit Shine activity monitor lands at BestBuy

Misfit Shine activity monitor lands at BestBuy

The market for wearable activity monitors has boomed in recent months with a number of wearable activity monitors. One of the smallest activity monitors around is the Misfit Shine, which was on Indiegogo last November looking to raise the money to come to market. The little activity monitor raised plenty of money and launched not long after.

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Bathys Hawaii Cesium 133 atomic wristwatch debuts

Bathys Hawaii Cesium 133 atomic wristwatch debuts

With the massive uptake of smartphones, the wristwatch market has been strong as it once was. The watch market has recently begun to turn around with all the talk of smart watches such as the Samsung Galaxy Gear. What may be the strangest wristwatch ever has surfaced from a company called Bathys Hawaii and the watch is known as the Cesium 133.

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Blizzident toothbrush cleans teeth in 6 seconds

Blizzident toothbrush cleans teeth in 6 seconds

There are lots of gadgets designed to help make your daily routine easier. For instance, there are number of electric toothbrushes that promise to clean your teeth better than an old-fashioned manual brush. A new and high-tech toothbrush that uses a design that is novel and unique has been unveiled that promises to clean your teeth in only 6 seconds.

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HAPIfork Bluetooth eating utensil ships to Kickstarter backers

HAPIfork Bluetooth eating utensil ships to Kickstarter backers

A lot of health experts and dietitians say that one of the ways you can lose weight and get healthier is by eating more slowly. The faster you eat, the easier it is to over eat. During CES 2013, an interesting product surfaced called the HAPIfork. The project later went on to raise money via a Kickstarter campaign to come to market.

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Tabeo e2 – kids focused 8-inch tablet

Tabeo e2 – kids focused 8-inch tablet

If you have children, you know firsthand how much kids love to play with smartphones and tablets. Sometimes kids like your smartphone or tablet so much that you can't play with it yourself, which is why Toys "R" Us rolled out the Tabeo tablet last year. The toy store has announced the next generation version of that tablet called the Tabeo e2.

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Tokyoflash Intoxicated breathalyzer watch makes your wrist judgemental

Tokyoflash Intoxicated breathalyzer watch makes your wrist judgemental

Tokyoflash is known for its unusual watches and odd displays that make you feel like you're drunk trying to decipher them, but the Tokyoflash Intoxicated is the first that actually aims to tell you how inebriated you actually are. The culmination of one of the Japanese firm's design concept rounds back in 2011, the new timepiece looks initially like just another obtuse time-telling LCD, but pop open the panel on the side and there's a tube to blow into to test your alcohol levels.

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Goji smart lock snaps mugshots of your visitors

Goji smart lock snaps mugshots of your visitors

The smartphone-connected home security options keep coming, with the Goji smart lock latest to entice us to upgrade our door furniture and hook it up to the cloud. The Goji looks, at first glance, like the August smart lock announced last week, but Goji manages to squeeze in a digital camera to snap photos of whoever comes in and blast them off to the homeowner's phone.

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Forget lattes: Starbucks’ next coffee trend might finally be the Clover

Forget lattes: Starbucks’ next coffee trend might finally be the Clover

Try taking a coffee snob into Starbucks and you might have trouble; that is, unless you're lucky enough to come across a branch with a Clover machine. The one-cup brewer - borrowing principles from a French Press and a vacuum pot, among other preparation methods, and which allows for far greater experimentation with beans, roasts, and strengths - has slowly found its way into a small number of Starbucks locations, a welcome distraction from big pots of Pike Roast and milk-heavy cappuccino. Even with Starbucks' might behind it, though, the Clover has been a relative secret among the coffee cognoscenti, but all that could change in short order with signs of a new, super-auto Clover in development.

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