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High-tech gym floor has LED lights rather painted stripes

High-tech gym floor has LED lights rather painted stripes

Think back to your days in elementary or middle school when you had to go to PE in a gym that was used for multiple sports. Odds are your gym had more than the normal lines for basketball court running across it, making things very confusing if you are new to the sport or just really bad at it. Most of the school gyms have lines for traditional full-size basketball court, and lines running across the middle for basketball courts on each side of the normal court.

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NHL GameCenter launches on Xbox Live

NHL GameCenter launches on Xbox Live

The NHL season officially starts tomorrow, folks, and after months without the sport, fans are most likely eager as ever to finally see their favorite team take the ice again. On top of that, Microsoft has announced that NHL GameCenter is launching on Xbox Live today, just in time for you to get settled in and start watching the games again.

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Real Racing 3 teased with real tracks, locations

Real Racing 3 teased with real tracks, locations

Firemonkey has been teasing Real Racing 3 since August, so we've already seen a bit of what the racing simulator sequel will offer, but in the latest Developer Diary video from Firemonkey, the developers discuss some of the new tracks in the game, including actual famous tracks that will be available, as well as new made-up tracks based in real locations around the world.

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4iiii announces Viiiiva heart rate monitor with real-time iPhone connectivity

4iiii announces Viiiiva heart rate monitor with real-time iPhone connectivity

4iiii has announced the launch of its Viiiiva, the first heart rate monitor that can talk to iOS devices in real time in addition to the proprietary ANT+ technology. It achieves this using an ANT+ to Bluetooth Smart bridge, enabling interaction with the HRM via an iPhone or iPod Touch. Users can nab the device now from certain retailers, or from 4iiii.com for $79.

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Jawbone UP Review (2012)

Jawbone UP Review (2012)

Jawbone's UP is back for 2012, and like that gym membership you signed up for and only used once, it's begging you to give it a second chance. The original UP launched last year to rave reviews, but the shine quickly faded as owners struggled with batteries that refused to charge and hardware that would unexpectedly stop working. Jawbone dragged it back into the lab and returned with a new version, all-change in hardware and software, and the subject of near 3m hours of testing. The wearable tracking market hasn't stood still in the meantime, however, so can the UP regain its lost momentum? Read on for our full review.

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Xbox Live users get WatchESPN app

Xbox Live users get WatchESPN app

After too long spent with just adequate ESPN content on Xbox Live, users can now get the full deal with the WatchESPN app. The app provides coverage of all ESPN channels, as well as a variety of other offerings, including highlights and replays. This comes after it was originally announced this past summer.

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