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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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Thanko USB head massager makes cubicle dwelling workers more comfortable

Thanko USB head massager makes cubicle dwelling workers more comfortable

Thanko is a Japanese company that is famous (or infamous?) for making some of the strangest USB gadgets out there. The company has a full line of odd gadgets to keep you warm, keep you cool, and to massage away your mundane life in an office cubicle. Thanko offers a USB powered air purifier to make the air you breathe in your office more bearable that we talked about before.

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Livescribe 3 smartpen lands in the UK

Livescribe 3 smartpen lands in the UK

There are lots of reasons that people might need to take hand written notes. You might need to record minutes for a meeting at the office, or perhaps you need to take study notes for a class at school. One of the best ways to take those handwritten notes if you also use mobile devices or a computer is with the Livescribe 3 pen.

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Lady Gaga hovers around the stage in the world’s first flying dress

Lady Gaga hovers around the stage in the world’s first flying dress

Even if you're not fan of popstar Lady Gaga, you probably been exposed to some of the bizarre clothing she's worn. A video has shown up of the singer testing out what might be the coolest dress in the history clothing. The dress isn't made of meat or anything like that, rather this dress flies.

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