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Runkeeper ends Wear OS support in tiny, active blow to Google

Runkeeper ends Wear OS support in tiny, active blow to Google

ASICS developed the activity tracker app Runkeeper, and Runkeeper was able to faithfully connect with Wear OS devices until this week. Users were sent a message this week by the folks that develop ASICS Runkeeper. This message suggested that as of app version 9.13, ASICS Runkeeper would no longer connect with any "Wear OS by Google device" whatsoever.

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Form Swim Goggles pack a smart display for AR activity data

Form Swim Goggles pack a smart display for AR activity data

Swim company Form has launched Swim Goggles, a new wearable product that combines smart glasses tech, activity tracking, and ordinary swimming goggles to offer competitive swimmers a training edge. Though the Form Swim Goggles look like an ordinary pair of swimming goggles at first glance, they feature a tiny display that shows distance and time, among other things.

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USA Basketball games will exclusively stream on Twitch

USA Basketball games will exclusively stream on Twitch

The NBA has penned a new deal with Twitch that will bring USA Basketball games to the streaming service. Under the agreement, Twitch will be the exclusive streaming destination for USA Basketball games around the world through next year, bringing more live sports content to Amazon's video streaming platform.

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Galaxy Watch Active2 Under Armour Edition official details

Galaxy Watch Active2 Under Armour Edition official details

So we'd heard rumors of this watch, then on the day the Active2 smartwatch was revealed, there was no info about an Under Armour edition. It didn't seem like that much of a stretch to assume that, maybe at one point there'd been a watch like this in the works but it didn't end up being made - or maybe the original rumor was simply untrue. As it turns out, there IS an Under Armour Edition of the Galaxy Watch Active2 and it is... well...

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Madden NFL 20 Ultimate Superstar edition, Championship Series Twitch live stream today

Madden NFL 20 Ultimate Superstar edition, Championship Series Twitch live stream today

Today the folks at Electronic Arts and NFL Announced the EA SPORTS Madden NFL 20 Championship Series along with a semi-new game. The game goes by the name "Madden NFL 20 Ultimate Superstar edition" and in it you'll find a whole bunch of stuff not available in any previous release of a Madden game. This all kicks off during a livestream video event hosted on the Madden NFL Twitch - which will also be shown right here in this article.

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Here’s how Twitter 2020 Olympics streaming coverage is limited

Here’s how Twitter 2020 Olympics streaming coverage is limited

For the past two decades - and the foreseeable future - the place to watch the Olympics is NBC, either by tuning in on cable or by watching on NBC's own digital streaming platform. NBC is beginning to loosen its tight grip on Olympics coverage ever so slightly, agreeing to allow Twitter to stream some coverage during the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games. Twitter won't get to stream much coverage, but it's better than nothing.

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NBA 2K20 player ratings and Xbox One bundles released in detail, on pre-order now

NBA 2K20 player ratings and Xbox One bundles released in detail, on pre-order now

NBA 2K20 was ushered into existence today by a set of player ratings and the reveal of three bundles. Three new Xbox One bundles were shown NBA 2K20 cover athlete Anthony Davis at a special event hosted by Xbox and the folks at 2K Games "to celebrate what's next in basketball culture." Davis showed three models, two for $500, another for $300. The most interesting of the three looked like it was splattered with paint.

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Strava Relive breakup official: he said, she said

Strava Relive breakup official: he said, she said

Both Strava and Relive have made statements on their recent breakup, suggesting that the other was the one that was at fault. According to Relive, they worked with Strava and followed Strava's recent takedown request - but were blocked from the API nonetheless. Strava said Relive was simply abusing its API.

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FuboTV launches free ad-supported sports network for cord-cutters

FuboTV launches free ad-supported sports network for cord-cutters

Streaming television service FuboTV has launched a totally free sports network channel aimed at cord-cutters and anyone who prefers to stream their favorite games. Called Fubo Sports Network, the live channel is available to consumers in the United States, offering them a combination of game coverage, exclusive programming, and sports news.

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PlayStation Plus makes PES 2019 and Horizon Chase Turbo free in July

PlayStation Plus makes PES 2019 and Horizon Chase Turbo free in July

With the growing number of games getting added to console libraries, it has become customary for console makers to offer a few titles for free on a rotational basis. For a subscription fee, of course. For July, Sony is adding two games to its PlayStation Plus portfolio and while the two couldn’t be farther apart in genres they are bound by a common theme: the need for speed.

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Toyota basketball robot sets world record with 2,020 free throws

Toyota basketball robot sets world record with 2,020 free throws

Toyota has announced that its CUE humanoid robot has set a new record for the greatest number of consecutive basketball free throws performed by a humanoid AI-powered machine. The robot successfully made 2,020 free throws in a row without missing, earning it a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. The CUE robot was born as a voluntary project for Toyota employees to work on in their spare time.

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NBA 2K19 is so realistic it now shows unskippable ads

NBA 2K19 is so realistic it now shows unskippable ads

Some games like Minecraft are perfectly fine with stylized graphics. Others, however, want to be as close to reality as possible. That's probably nowhere truer than with sports games, considering they pretty much try to recreate reality as faithfully as they can. It seem that 2K Games has gone over and beyond photorealistic graphics and is making NBA 2K19 as close to reality as possible, including the commercials.

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