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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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GForceTracker for athletes: a bid against brain trauma

GForceTracker for athletes: a bid against brain trauma

Sports, for all their fun, have left many athletes with disabilities of various sorts related to brain trauma. Different technological efforts have been crafted in a bid against this reality, and one of them is the GForceTracker. The company behind the small sensor has announced that it's the first to receive Hit Count certification for Hockey and Lacrosse.

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AirDog follows you around to record your action moments

AirDog follows you around to record your action moments

Like a dog, it will follow you wherever you go. Like a drone, it will do so from high above the air. And with a GoPro camera in its grasp, it will record your every move, jump, dive, twist, and turn. That is AirDog, and it will be coming hopefully soon to sports fans and movie makers alike.

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Spurs joined by Jay Z and Beats Music in remix campaign

Spurs joined by Jay Z and Beats Music in remix campaign

Facing off against the Miami Heat this week were the San Antonio Spurs, finding victory in five games to take the NBA championship. Viewers of the program on ESPN will have seen a brand new video spot from [soon to be owned by Apple] Beats Music. This spot was a small teaser for already-released Beats-sponsored film "Game Before The Game", also included below.

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New goal-line tech at FIFA causes confusion

New goal-line tech at FIFA causes confusion

It may have been lauded for having finally stepped into the 21st century and embraced technology, but FIFA might be feeling a tinge of regret right now. While the newly implemented goal-line tech showed a goal, awarding France its victory over Honduras, many people who claimed to have seen or seen the replay claimed otherwise.

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Google takes National Baseball Hall of Fame digital

Google takes National Baseball Hall of Fame digital

Following on the heels of its graffiti endeavors, Google has taken the National Baseball Hall of Fame digital, giving anyone with an Internet connection the ability to view classic images and take a Street View walk through the exhibits.

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France World Cup training monitored by unknown drone

France World Cup training monitored by unknown drone

The World Cup has seen a bit of controversy this week as French national team coach Didier Deschamps has called for an investigation of a drone. This drone was flying over the French team in a private practice session, and is suspected of being a spy for either the national media or for their opponents.

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2014 World Cup: three ways to watch

2014 World Cup: three ways to watch

The 2014 World Cup is upon us, and for those forced to watch from a distance, the options for doing so can be tricky if you don't have the right cable channels (particularly for the cable-cutters among us). The games, which kick off tomorrow, will be broadcast on ESPN and ABC, but options remain for those who prefer to watch from their Android smartphone or tablet, iPad, or iPhone.

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Panasonic 4K wearable: soccer star Neymar Jr shows off

Panasonic 4K wearable: soccer star Neymar Jr shows off

Remember Panasonic's wearable HX-A500 camcorder? The company has taken a different route with marketing it, strapping it near the ear of soccer star Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, showing off his footwork in conjunction with a basketball hoop, of all things.

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Man jumps off 45-story building with rocket pack from Go Fast

Man jumps off 45-story building with rocket pack from Go Fast

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.

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