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Video Games as sports: watch a live tournament now

Video Games as sports: watch a live tournament now

Delivered in a collection of streams, some made for top-tier viewing, some for side-games, and one for those new to the game, Valve is bringing video game sporting (esports) to the public with DOTA2. What you’ll want to do is check out the several streams below to catch whatever angle you’re all about.

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2014 RoboCup will pit robots against robots on the soccer field

2014 RoboCup will pit robots against robots on the soccer field

If the FIFA World Cup isn't enough to satiate your soccer needs, the upcoming 2014 RoboCup just might be. The latest in what has become a long-running event will take place on July 19, pitting robot teams against each other on a soccer field entirely remote-free.

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Endomondo Sports Tracker on iPhone gets Pebble app

Endomondo Sports Tracker on iPhone gets Pebble app

After endless requests, Endomondo has announced the release of a Pebble app for the Endomondo Sports Tracker on iPhone. The company promises that support for Android will be arriving this year, though when hasn't been stated.

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Watch the World Cup streaming here now free

Watch the World Cup streaming here now free

This week we’re keeping up with the World Cup as Belgium takes on the United States. This match can be streamed on the internet in several ways, only one of which is entirely free - and legal. If you speak Spanish, all the better - if you speak English and refuse to watch the match in anything but English, you’ll need to get your wallet out.

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KLM tweet on Mexico’s World Cup exit ignites anger

KLM tweet on Mexico’s World Cup exit ignites anger

From time to time, sports event like World Cup brings the best of us, AND also the worse in many – that include companies. KLM, a national air carrier from Netherlands decided it was funny to tweet "Adios Amigos!" accompanied with a departure sign photo that includes a man in sombrero and a poncho as soon as Netherlands beats Mexico in the tournament.

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Google Fit Platform preview: it’s time to get healthy

Google Fit Platform preview: it’s time to get healthy

This year’s Google I/O 2014 is bringing on the wearables with Android Wear - but more important than that for active lifestyle enthusiasts may be the software that’ll make their actions take hold in Android like never before. With Google Fit, developers will be able to work with an Android-based single location for a user’s fitness. You, the user, will have a central console for your health.

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Pebble World Cup 2014 app keeps fans in the loop

Pebble World Cup 2014 app keeps fans in the loop

Can't get enough of the World Cup? If you have a Pebble smartwatch on your wrist, it can help you stay up to date on the latest and greatest news, giving you a glimpse of scores and more. How? Using the World Cup 2014 app for Pebble.

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Xplore Bobcat rugged tablet takes on Panasonic’s Toughpad

Xplore Bobcat rugged tablet takes on Panasonic’s Toughpad

Xplore has introduced a new tablet that goes toe-to-toe with Panasonic's Toughpad. The Xplore Bobcat is a rugged tablet running Windows 8.1 Pro (Windows 7 is also an option). With the slate comes a body designed to handle a fair amount of abuse, and a design that matches its inherent ruggedness.

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Gibbs Quadski XL four-wheel jetski adds a second seat

Gibbs Quadski XL four-wheel jetski adds a second seat

Gibbs is at it again. Almost two years after unveiling its rather unique four-wheel-slash-jetski Quadski ATV, it is now showing off the Quadski XL. This ATV, however, isn't just extra large for no reason, as the extra space that it has gained makes room for something the original Quadski lacked: a second passenger.

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iWatch reportedly being tested by Kobe Bryant, Dustin Brown

iWatch reportedly being tested by Kobe Bryant, Dustin Brown

How do you measure the threshold of a fitness wearable? You get some of the fittest people on earth to test it! Apple is reportedly teaming up with various athletes from the NHL, MLB, and NBA to test their incoming wearable. One famous, future hall of famer was recently spotted at Apple’s Cupertino campus, and the talks were said to be centered around the iWatch.

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Garmin Approach S6 golf watch helps perfect your swing

Garmin Approach S6 golf watch helps perfect your swing

Before smartwatches were hot, Garmin, more commonly associated with GPS devices than golf, has been making timepieces with a bit of brain in them. Of course, they're only useful if you play golf. The Approach S6, however, incorporates just enough features and smartphone integration that would might as well think that it is indeed a smartwatch, just that it comes with golf trainer inside.

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Scosche Rhythm+ trades features for simplicity and price

Scosche Rhythm+ trades features for simplicity and price

Smartphone accessory maker Scosche is making a brief return to the fitness field. This time, however, the Rhythm+, the aptly named successor to the pulse monitor it introduced in 2012, sheds off a bit of its features and, in return, is simpler than ever to use. It's also cheaper too, which is definitely a huge plus.

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