Today you’re going to see a story about a man jumping off a 45-story building with a rocket pack from sources that have no idea why he’s doing it. You’ll see these sources suggest that this is the first time a rocket pack like this has been used, and you’ll only get tiny mentions of the flags flying around the building he’s "jumping off" of. You are not reading one of those sources here and now.
Chromecast is getting a touch sportier, and a lot more picturesque. Google has announced three more apps that will now support Chromecast, with two of them edging us toward World Cup bliss. WatchESPN, Major League Soccer, and Google+ Photos are all going casting.
EA Sports and the NCAA were hit with a lawsuit in the recent past over the use of college athletes' likenesses in various video games over the past several years. The issue is finally seeing some progress, with ESPN reporting that both EA and the NCAA's licensing division have formed a settlement for $40 million.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has bought the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, its been confirmed, with the outspoken executive channeling his retirement time into a new hobby as team owner. Ballmer is believed to have beaten out several other bids, including one by David Geffen for $1.6bn.
Access to sports content of various sorts has always been a sticky subject for cord-cutters -- those who eschew traditional cable for set-top boxes and video streaming services. For NFL fans, that issue has been addressed in part by the National Football League, which today revealed that both Roku and Amazon has become distribution partners for NFL Now.
You didn’t think Adidas was going to stop making smart device with a smart watch, did you? Today they’ve brought on the Adidas miCoach SMART BALL, made to bring an intelligent - data driven - look at dead-ball kick training. The most popular sport in the world can now merge with the digital world in a way never before available straight from the ball.
Need an action cam that can withstand drops and a dip in the pool? Rollei’s newest offering can do all that and then some. Their rugged S30 camera offers shock resistance, a waterproof case, and can take your punishment while snapping 1080p video.
The weather has turned favorable enough in many locations for hitting the golf course, and NewSpin Golf aims to make sure your at the top of your game. Using a combination of a Bluetooth sensor called the SwingSmart and an accompanying app, golfers can see their swings analyzed in a 3D view.