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Runtastic's Orbit band is a fitness tracker that doubles as a running watch

If you've heard of Runtastic, it probably means you're something of a jock: The company got its start building running apps for tracking your distance, pace, et cetera. For the past two years, though, it's been making all sorts of gear to go with it, including a GPS watch, armband, heart-rate …

How to share a hard drive across your Wi-Fi network

<b>Note:</b> For this article I'm using a Cisco Linksys E4200 Wi-Fi router. The interface for each router manufacturer will, of course, vary, and have …

This Little Box Turns Your Existing iPhone Charger Into A Portable Battery

Does the world need another portable battery meant to charge your devices in a pinch? Probably not.<p>But I dig the minimalism of this one. Instead of requiring you to carry around yet another thing, it turns your <i>existing</i> iPhone wall charger into a backup battery.<p>One less thing to forget when you’re …

Braeburn combo speaker dock for iPhone 5/5S (multiple colors) $26 shipped (Reg. $36)

Braeburn Acoustics is offering 9to5 readers $10 off the Braeburn for iPhone 5/5S using code <b>9TO5TOYS</b>. The Braeburn combo acoustic amplifier, facetime/speakerphone and charging dock is regularly priced at 35.95, but with the above promo code your total drops to $25.95 with free shipping. The promo …

QBlinks Is A Multi-Use Remote Control And Notification Center For Your iPhone

This embed is invalid<p>Qblinks wants to be the Swiss Army knife of iPhone remote controllers. The Bluetooth LE device, which is currently seeking $35,000 on Kickstarter, can be used to alert you to notifications from different apps on your smartphone; as a camera remote shutter; to activate Siri; …

Blink Is An Affordable Wireless Security Cam For Your Home

Security conscious types with a hankering to pepper their homes with sensor-packed cameras to keep remote tabs on their stuff should point their eyes at Blink: a wireless connected security camera with a relatively cheap price-tag vs the extant competition.<p>Blink is currently a prototype — with its …

The Sync Smartband Is A Health And Location Tracking Device For Both Kids And Grown-Ups

Wearables for kids are coming. A company called ActvContent is today launching the Sync smartband, which was initially aimed at parents looking to keep track of their wandering children. Today, as the product goes live on Indiegogo, the company is broadening its focus to appeal to families and …

MIT Has a Free Photojournalism Course You Should Take

Lots of schools now offer free, online courses, but here's a doozy from MIT: an introductory course about documentary photography and photojournalism …

ZAGG Announces New Rugged Keyboard Case for iPad Air & iPad mini

This week ZAGG has announced the new <b>ZAGG Rugged Folio</b> – a rugged and durable iPad keyboard case. ZAGG are a leading maker of iPad keyboard cases and a number of other popular iOS and mobile accessories. Their iPad keyboard cases are among the best I’ve ever used and the keyboards on those cases are …

How to Delete Something Permanently From Your Computer

Do you have a file on your computer that you want to obliterate? Well, it's going to take a lot more than dragging and dropping it into the little …