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These NASA technologies help make the Super Bowl possible

These NASA technologies help make the Super Bowl possible

The Super Bowl takes place this Sunday, February 3, when two teams will compete in the nation's biggest sporting event. A huge amount of work goes into making the Super Bowl possible, including extensive preparations by the broadcaster covering the game, as well as the many vendors and manufacturers behind the stadium and equipment. What many people don't realize, though, is that even NASA has contributed to the process.

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How to stream Super Bowl LIII on mobile, TV, and desktop

How to stream Super Bowl LIII on mobile, TV, and desktop

Super Bowl LIII kicks off on February 3 with CBS taking on the broadcaster role. The game is easy to watch on cable and satellite, but streaming has notoriously been tricky. That changed with last year's Super Bowl thanks to a new deal between the NFL and Verizon first revealed back in December 2017. Football fans will have more Super Bowl streaming options this year than ever before.

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Alexa begrudgingly says the Patriots will win Super Bowl LIII

Alexa begrudgingly says the Patriots will win Super Bowl LIII

Bets over who will win the Super Bowl are always heated, with each side arguing in favor of their preferred team and rolling out mounds of data to support it. Amazon's Alexa assistant is now sharing its own opinion on the matter, stating -- with a bit of disappointment-- that the Patriots will probably win Super Bowl LIII next month.

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Super Bowl 2019 live streaming on YouTube TV for free, sort of

Super Bowl 2019 live streaming on YouTube TV for free, sort of

If you do this the right way, you might well be watching the Super Bowl LIII for free on the web this year. If you're super excited about watching ads on a streaming platform, and you don't mind your football being interrupted by a several-song-long concert halfway through the action, then this Big Game is for you! This year's events will be broadcast by YouTube TV.

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Garmin Golf Approach G80 GPS is built to teach and entertain

Garmin Golf Approach G80 GPS is built to teach and entertain

Garmin is a name mostly associated with car navigation systems but some might also know that the company makes all sorts of devices that are empowered by GPS technology. Even before it was making smartwatches and trackers, however, Garmin was already making Golf watches and handhelds to help players improve their game. With the new Garmin Golf Approach G80 does not only that, thanks to some new monitoring hardware, it also tries to make practicing and playing golf even more fun for both beginners and veterans alike.

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CBS Super Bowl LIII broadcast will include 8K and augmented reality

CBS Super Bowl LIII broadcast will include 8K and augmented reality

CBS has announced big plans for its Super Bowl LIII broadcast, including 8K cameras and the use of augmented reality. The network will have 115 cameras at the game, with "multiple" of them being 8K cameras intended for "dramatic close-up views" of the game action, according to the company. This will be the first time any US network has used 8K cameras to present the game.

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Twitter pens deal to stream NBA games focused on a single player

Twitter pens deal to stream NBA games focused on a single player

Twitter has penned a new deal with the NBA and Turner Sports to livestream the latter half of 20 NBA games, the companies have announced. The streamed content will be part of games aired on TNT during the upcoming basketball season, but Twitter's broadcast won't be a copy-cat feed: the company will focus cameras on a single player for each game.

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Smart Rod Sensor is a fishing rod tracker to monitor catches

Smart Rod Sensor is a fishing rod tracker to monitor catches

If you're serious about fishing as a sport, Cyberfishing has a new product that'll help keep track of your success over time. Called Smart Rod Sensor, the device is exactly what it sounds like: a smart sensor that attaches to fishing poles, where it tracks the number of fish the user has caught, shuttling the data off to a companion smartphone app.

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Oculus Go gets Sling TV, ESPN, FOX NOW and a new holiday promo

Oculus Go gets Sling TV, ESPN, FOX NOW and a new holiday promo

The standalone virtual reality headset Oculus Go has been on the receiving end of three new apps for video content: ESPN, Sling TV, and FOX NOW. The latest additions join a number of existing video options, including Pluto TV, Netflix, Plex, YouTube, and more. As well, Oculus is offering customers the opportunity to get an $80 credit for Sling TV, a livestreaming television service.

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Sling TV adds nine new Discovery networks and more sports

Sling TV adds nine new Discovery networks and more sports

Livestreaming television service Sling TV has added another nine Discovery channels, the company has announced, as well as new sports offerings. The additions join Sling's existing channel lineup, which is split into two different packages with premium add-on offerings as extra options. The new additions have been applied to the service's base options, as well as its Extra offerings, and its Spanish language services.

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JLab Flex Sport over-ear wireless headphones are made for the gym

JLab Flex Sport over-ear wireless headphones are made for the gym

JLab Audio has introduced a new pair of flexible Bluetooth headphones designed specifically for athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Despite their large appearance, the new Flex Sport have a design that's suitable for the gym, for outdoor running, or for anywhere someone is active. Among other things, the Flex Sport features removable, washable earpads and Be Aware audio technology.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Golf Edition has data on 60,000 courses

Samsung Galaxy Watch Golf Edition has data on 60,000 courses

Samsung has launched a new smartwatch designed specifically for golfers, the Galaxy Watch Golf Edition. The watch itself is the same as the Galaxy Watch; the big difference lies in the software, which includes a Smart Caddie app to help golfers keep track of their record and shots, learn about the green, and more.

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