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Runtastic Six Pack app unveiled for crunching on iOS and Android

Runtastic Six Pack app unveiled for crunching on iOS and Android

This week the folks behind the popular fitness and exercise app Runtastic have revealed an additional app directed straight at your gut. This app goes by the name Runtastic Six Pack and suggest that a set of realistic avatar people will be the key to bringing your tummy up to full power with relative ease. This app also mades with the initiatives to keep out of the gym - so to speak - working with at-home solutions and exercises anyone can do from the comfort of their own bedroom.

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ZTE nubia 5 Houston Rockets Limited Edition hands-on

ZTE nubia 5 Houston Rockets Limited Edition hands-on

In what must be the strangest cross-branding we've seen in a smartphone in the past several years, the folks at ZTE have released the ZTE nubia 5 with the Houston Rockets - the NBA team. What we're doing this weekend is having a peek at the official limited-edition ZTE nubia 5 from all angles - with a full review in the near future, of course. This is just the first in a line of public pushes for this device and the brand as it enters the United States with a vengeance here in 2013.

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Google Glass Glassware native apps off to sporty start with Thuuz

Google Glass Glassware native apps off to sporty start with Thuuz

Thuuz has released a Glassware version of its sports tracking app for fans who want to keep close tabs on their favorite teams while wearing Google Glass. This Glassware lets users set their favorite teams, subscribe to professional sports journalists and "super fans" who know their stuff, and get alerts when there's an especially exciting sports moment happening that they might want to tune in to.

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Zepp 3D motion sensor helps improve tennis, baseball, and golf swings

Zepp 3D motion sensor helps improve tennis, baseball, and golf swings

There are sensors on the market that are designed specifically to help golfers improve their swing. Earlier this year we mentioned one called the GolfSense designed specifically to interface with your smartphone help you get better at golf. A new product has surfaced from a company called Zepp Labs with versions designed to help golfers, baseball players, and tennis players.

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America’s Cup winner Team Oracle takes second sailing race trophy

America’s Cup winner Team Oracle takes second sailing race trophy

Larry Ellison's Team Oracle has won the 2013 America's Cup, with the sailing competition coming down to a final deciding race after Oracle and Emirates Team New Zealand ended up neck and neck. The deciding race, the nineteenth in the America's Cup series this year, saw Oracle Team USA pip its New Zealand rivals to the finishing line by just 44 seconds, taking the trophy with a score of 9-8 and squeezing even greater performance out of the high-tech sailing boat.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics stadium one of several retro-fitted arenas

Tokyo 2020 Olympics stadium one of several retro-fitted arenas

British firm Zaha Hadid Architects won their bid to create the new Tokyo-based national stadium back in November of 2012 - today they've announced it'll be aimed for use in the 2020 Olympics. This beast of a piece of architecture will be able to seat 80,000 and will first be playing host to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, showcasing a few of its futuristic features in the process. This stadium will be one of three structures revived from their original state, each of them built originally for the 1964 Summer Games.

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Microsoft Xbox One and Surface NFL partnership bears fruit, features detailed

Microsoft Xbox One and Surface NFL partnership bears fruit, features detailed

Football season is here and Microsoft wants to be a big part of it, redefining the way sports fans experience the game. When Microsoft unveiled its next-gen gaming console, it also announced a partnership with NFL to bring a new football experience in your living room. Now we're getting more information about new features that will be hitting not only the Xbox One but the Surface tablet as well.

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Football Manager 2014 unveiled with improved Match Engine and more

Football Manager 2014 unveiled with improved Match Engine and more

Football season is upon us, and following in line with it is the announcement of Football Manager 2014, bringing with it several new features, enhancements, and improvements. Those who are interested can pre-order it now, and according to Unigamsity will receive access to an open beta a couple weeks ahead of launch as a bonus. We've got a slew of screenshots after the jump.

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Adidas miCoach X_Cell shown off at FCC

Adidas miCoach X_Cell shown off at FCC

We've talked about Adida's miCoach series in the past, and while the fitness-tracking devices have laid low for quite some time, it seems as if Adidas is ready to reboot the product line with a new miCoach device. For example, what's supposedly called the miCoach X_Cell is making its way through the FCC now and could see a release in a few months.

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Forza 5 Xbox One install backtracked, won’t require download right away

Forza 5 Xbox One install backtracked, won’t require download right away

Last week, it was said that Forza Motorsports 5 for the Xbox One would require a day-one download that gamers would be required to obtain before they'd be able to play the game. This was confirmed by Turn 10 Studios' Dan Greenawalt. However, he's back with a new policy, saying that gamers will eventually need to download the extra content, and they'll be able to play the game even before downloading said content.

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