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TomTom Runner Cardio GPS sports watch keeps track of your heart

TomTom Runner Cardio GPS sports watch keeps track of your heart

Mapping and navigation company TomTom has just launched the latest in its line of GPS-enabled sports accessories. Aside from keeping tabs on your location, the Runner Cardio GPS also monitors your heart rate so that you can best adjust your training regimen.

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Cybathlon 2016: Olympics for bionic athletes

Cybathlon 2016: Olympics for bionic athletes

All eyes are focused on what promises to be the world’s first ‘Championship for Robot-Assisted Parathletes’. Switzerland will play host to Cybathlon, an Olympics for bionic athletes with a tech slant. The event will be held in 2016 and is open to 'racing pilots' with disabilities. Those using assistive devices, including robotics, get a chance to use the latest technology in competitive sporting events.

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SmartMio fitness wearable jolts the body with electricity

SmartMio fitness wearable jolts the body with electricity

This week the folks behind SmartMio are aiming to bring some extra in-depth fitness tracking to the public. They’ll be doing this with EMS, or Electrical Muscle Stimulation, also known as Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation or NEMS. In practice, this means that the SmartMio device won’t just be on your person, it’ll be attached to your body, sending nerve impulses "to engage your muscles during a workout."

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NBA player and ball movement visualized using sensors

NBA player and ball movement visualized using sensors

The NBA is always out to get more data that it can share with fans to get them more involved in the sport. One of the ways that the NBA is looking to get data that allows fans and teams alike to visualize movement during the game is by putting sensors on players and inside the ball. The images you see here are the visualizations of the data captured by the sensor.

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BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds promise audiophile quality for athletes

BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds promise audiophile quality for athletes

BlueAnt has introduced its latest audio offering, the Pump HD Sportsbuds aimed at athletes and fitness enthusiasts. With the earbuds comes Bluetooth connectivity and the promise of audiophile-grade audio quality, as well as different color options to match a personal style and various degrees of ruggedness to handle the impact of strenuous activity.

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Power laces coming in 2015 confirms original Nike designer

Power laces coming in 2015 confirms original Nike designer

It's like a blast from the past but is really a trip back to the future in the soon to be present. Tinker Hatfield, the original designer behind Nike's limited edition recreation of the movie prop, has just confirmed that we will be seeing self-lacing Power Laces in 2015.

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NBA 2K14 Space Jam mod: the missing gameplay video match

NBA 2K14 Space Jam mod: the missing gameplay video match

There's a modder out there by the name of MGX, a fellow who appears to have made it his life's work to modify the game NBA 2K13 and NBA 2K14 through the future. What he's done this week - and what's awakened us to his works that go well into the past - is to make a demo video of his NBA 2K14 video which has the Space Jam cast taking the court.

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Shimano CM-1000 Sports Camera brings 16MP sensor and 1080p video

Shimano CM-1000 Sports Camera brings 16MP sensor and 1080p video

Shimano has rolled out a new entrant for the action camera market, the CM-1000 Sports Camera. This tiny camera is akin to the GoPro and Sony's Action Cam, and though aimed at cyclists in particular it has enough features to meet a variety of rugged and sporty needs, among them being a durable case and 1080p video recording.

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Baumgartner supersonic jump footage rebooted for GoPro’s Super Bowl

Baumgartner supersonic jump footage rebooted for GoPro’s Super Bowl

New footage from Felix Baumgartner's terrifying 128,100 foot fall from space has been released, with GoPro releasing a new, extended cut from the cameras strapped to the daredevil. Baumgartner made headlines back in October 2014 when he skydived 23 miles from a balloon; GoPro will use excerpts of the new video for its Super Bowl 2014 campaign.

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Super Bowl to block live stream watching to make way for tweets and posts

Super Bowl to block live stream watching to make way for tweets and posts

In every large gathering or event today, you'll see crowds of people holding up their smartphones or tablets to snap up the experience and share it with the world. To help make that new behavior as painless as possible, the NFL has decided ahead of time that it will prevent people inside the stadium from watching live video streams during the Super Bowl XLVIII match between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos.

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Google Glass to be the next Super Bowl spectacle

Google Glass to be the next Super Bowl spectacle

You know that a mass market launch of Google Glass is soon approaching once Google has put its well-oiled marketing machine into full gear. At the upcoming Super Bowl match scheduled next month, viewers all over will not only be able to watch the game from the literal viewpoint of a commentator but will also get an idea of what Google Glass might feel like, thanks to a partnership between Google and CBS.

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OlliOlli turns Tony Hawk Pro Skater on its side for PS Vita

OlliOlli turns Tony Hawk Pro Skater on its side for PS Vita

Even if you've not got a PS Vita on which to play the game OlliOlli, you've got to appreciate the next-generation (yet retro) flavor of the title. Here we're seeing a game that brings the skateboarding genre back in a side-scrolling bit of gameplay, ready and willing to make you believe that your two-hundred-dollar handheld gaming device is prepared for the pixels. This game is developed by Roll7 Games and will be released immediately if not soon.

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