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Blocks modular smartwatch lets users choose the sensors

Blocks modular smartwatch lets users choose the sensors

Smartwatches are very popular right now. Even if they might not be selling in droves just yet, the smartwatch is one of those products that a bunch of firms are racing to get into. Last month we talked about the Google project Ara modular smartphone, and that project was very intriguing.

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AeroTrainer drone helps train athletes and watch for sports injuries

AeroTrainer drone helps train athletes and watch for sports injuries

There is a wide range of drones in use around the world today. The military makes use of drones for military strikes and surveillance. In the civilian world, there are also a number of small drone aircraft that people can use for various tasks. A new drone called AeroTrainier has been announced that is aimed at helping people get better at a sport.

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Molson Canadian beer fridge only opens for Canadians

Molson Canadian beer fridge only opens for Canadians

Just imagine that you are exploring an interesting city in Europe and you think to yourself, a beer would be nice right now. You run across a bright red Molson Canadian beer fridge and get all excited about a cold beer. Then you walk up to the beer fridge and discover the beer is only for Canadians.

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Sabertron swords keep score as you fight with friends

Sabertron swords keep score as you fight with friends

I can't count the number of faux sword fights I've been in over the years. My son has a couple of toy light sabers and we occasionally have duels around the house even today. The problem is that someone always insists that they got the other and no one wants to admit they were hit. A company called Sabertron has announced a slick sword fighting system that kids and adults alike will appreciate.

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Stratasys Object500 Connex3 color multi-material 3D printer unveiled

Stratasys Object500 Connex3 color multi-material 3D printer unveiled

There are several 3D printers on the market today that are designed to be used on your desktop. There are also a bunch of 3D printers that are designed for the office and industrial realms that are as large as or larger than many office copy machines. The new Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-Material 3D printer falls into the latter category of large machines.

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Garmin unveils Approach G7 and G8 golf GPS devices

Garmin unveils Approach G7 and G8 golf GPS devices

Garmin has announced a couple new GPS devices for golfers that are handheld and rugged. The devices include the Approach G7 and the Approach G8. The devices both have color touchscreens and have over 30,000 international courses loaded inside. The machines use a rechargeable battery that will last for multiple rounds per charge.

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Pioneer DDJ-SZ DJ controller supports Serato DJ software

Pioneer DDJ-SZ DJ controller supports Serato DJ software

Pioneer has announced a new addition to its line of DJ gear with the Serato compatible DDJ-SZ DJ controller. The company says that the DDJ-SZ is designed for the DJ that likes the performance specs of the Pioneer professional gear, but prefers and all in one system. The DDJ-SZ is 35% larger than Pioneer's DDJ-SX controller adding in extra functionality.

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CubeSensors ships out to give a more accurate weather readout of your room

CubeSensors ships out to give a more accurate weather readout of your room

Weather apps are a dime a dozen on both Android and iOS but the information they give out is mostly useful for those outside. When you want to know about the conditions of your home or your room, you're mostly out of luck, at least until now. Meet CubeSensor, a small weather sensor that can conveniently sit on top of your hand or, better yet, on your desk.

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Sleep Number x12 bed debuts at CES 2014 with sleep tracking tech

Sleep Number x12 bed debuts at CES 2014 with sleep tracking tech

It seems like each time I turn on the TV Select comfort is airing a commercial about its Sleep Number beds. The Select Comfort Company is on hand at CES 2014 and has unveiled its latest bed that packs in some tech to help you sleep better. The bed is called the Sleep Number x12.

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DreamTab tablet from DreamWorks and Fuhu heads to CES 2014

DreamTab tablet from DreamWorks and Fuhu heads to CES 2014

You might not recognize the name Fuhu unless you have kids that like tablets. Fuhu is the company that produces the popular kids tablet line called Nabi. Fuhu has teamed up with DreamWorks to produce a new tablet called the DreamTab.

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Blu Studio 5.0 II and Advance 4.0 Android smartphones debut

Blu Studio 5.0 II and Advance 4.0 Android smartphones debut

Blu Products is a company that makes several unlocked Android-powered smartphones for users that are looking for a no contract device. The company has announced two new smartphones that both run Android Jelly Bean. The smartphones are the Studio 5.0 II and the Advance 4.0.

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Vinci MV 7 tablet aims at kids with 7-inch screen and Android

Vinci MV 7 tablet aims at kids with 7-inch screen and Android

There are plenty of tablets on the market today to cover just about every price range. One of the more popular classes for tablets with lower prices is the 7-inch segment. A new tablet aimed specifically at kids and families has debuted called the Vinci MV 7 that fits into that popular 7-inch category.

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