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The Virtuix Omni gaming treadmill is finally a finished product

It's like playing laser tag on ice, wearing bowling shoes. That's about as close as I can come to describing the Virtuix Omni treadmill, which has been kicking around tradeshows since mid-2013. When we first saw it, the Omni was a slippery wooden prototype that let you move in one direction. Now, …

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Nike's self-lacing Back to the Future sneakers are still coming this year

Last year Nike designer Tinker Hatfield revealed that the iconic sneakers from <i>Back to the Future Part II</i> — you know, the ones that lace themselves — would eventually be a product you could actually buy. While we haven't heard much about the shoes since then, Hatfield took the stage at the Agenda …

CES 2015: Reach79's iPhone 6 Case Claims to Double Signal Strength and Improve Battery Life

At CES 2015, Antenna79 announced a new brand of cases called Reach79 , which claims to boosts signal strength and performance up to two times for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.<p>“We all want to get the most from our smartphones, and that’s exactly what Reach79 cases were designed to do,” said David Vigil, CEO, …

Minuum keyboard app updated with iPhone 6 enhancements and more features

Minuum has just received an update that works toward maximizing the app's potential as an iOS 8 keyboard app.<p>Perhaps most notably, the update brings …

CES 2015: Otterbox Reveals 2,600 mAh 'Resurgence' Power Case for iPhone 6

Today at CES, Otterbox announced the iPhone 6 version of its Resurgence Power Case series. The case comes with 2,600 mAh of battery power and military-grade drop protection. The previous version of the Resurgence case featured a 2,000 mAh battery.<p>Resurgence boasts 2,600 milliamp hours (mAh) of …

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Leap Motion lets Oculus users switch between VR and reality

Picture the scene: You're watching a documentary with an Oculus Rift headset, when suddenly you need a drink or receive a text. You have to stop the film, rip off the goggles and give your eyes a second to adjust, only to reverse the entire process when you're done a few moments later. Leap Motion, …

Your iPhone will soon be able to tell you if your breath stinks

From forks that tell you whether you’re eating too much, to toothbrushes which quantify your brushing, the post-New Year season always has a few hygiene-related tricks up its sleeve.<p>Perhaps 2015’s first such device is the so-called Breathometer Mint, which offers something that no other smart …

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Some Apple Pay users are reporting problems after an iPhone restore

If you’re an Apple Pay user, we’ve got some bad news for you.<p>After an iPhone 6 has been restored, whether as a new phone or from a backup, some users …

Apple facing lawsuit over iOS 8, device storage capacity

No stranger to lawsuits, Apple has been hit with a new case over the reduced storage iPhones have due to iOS 8. In the new class action suit, …

Epson BT-200 review: augmented reality is getting … somewhere

A small robot floated in my vision and asked a simple question: Where would I like to go?<p>His name was Sparky, and he was developed especially for the …

Here’s what finally pushed a longtime Android fan to switch to an iPhone 6 Plus

Earlier this week, we brought you the story of Jason Kallelis of <i>Writing About Tech,</i> a longtime Android fan who had grown so frustrated with Android’s …

Apple had a merry Christmas, device activations show

For both Apple and consumers this holiday season, the iPhone appears to be the gift that keeps giving.<p>Apple devices accounted for 51.3 percent of all device activations in the week leading up to December 25, according to mobile analytics firm Flurry, with more than two-thirds of those devices being …

50 must-have iPhone apps that you need to check out right now

We spend tons of time here on BGR covering apps. We tell you when nifty paid iPhone apps go on sale for free, we share lists of the best Android apps …

I played Grand Theft Auto V on my phone

PS4 Remote Play is finally on select phones and tablets, and it's amazing — when it works<p>I've spent much of the past few days replaying my favorite games from 2014. I slowly crept through the dark hallways of Sevastopol Station in <i>Alien: Isolation</i>, holding my breath while a xenomorph stalked me …

How Google Cardboard is going to democratize VR everywhere

Google Cardboard enables its wearer to use a smartphone to enter the world of virtual reality. This week we got the chance to speak with Google’s …

New wearable tells your DVR to record a show when you doze off at the TV

Watching TV is already one of the top things to do when you're feeling lazy, and soon it'll require even less effort. UK telco Virgin Media is set to trial a new wristband that monitors your pulse and can tell when you've fallen asleep. It'll then beam a message to your TiVo and tell it to pause …

RhinoShield CrashGuard Bumper Case - Impact Protection

CRASHguard<p>technology absorbs impact of at least 11 feet<p>Buy Now<p>Available for iPhones 5 and newer, and most Android devices<p>WATCH THE DROP TEST<p>WATCH THE …

How to add wireless charging to your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus for $20

Count wireless charging among a handful of smartphone features that are absolutely terrific but not quite popular enough to truly impact user …

These 5 smartwatch uses will make you stop loving your smartphone

Maybe smartphones weren’t such a great idea.<p>As an ideal personal computing device, they may have been doomed from the start. Smartphones, after all, have their roots in a completely different tech paradigm — telephony. The personal computing functions were bolted on over time. That’s why they were …

Someone Invented A Watch That Can Shoot Real Lasers — And You Need To See It In Action To Believe It

Now <i>this</i> is a wearable.<p>A young German laser weapons hobbyist by the name of Patrick Priebe, who builds and showcases all sorts of crazy laser gadgets on his website and on YouTube, fulfilled a lifelong dream for fans of the James Bond films: He built a digital wristwatch with a built-in laser, just …

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Wearable Technology And Digital Healthcare Strategies Should Shift Focus To Chronic Medical Illness

As we marvel at the gadgets that companies such as Nike, Fitbit, Jawbone and Apple have recently produced and brought to market–gadgets that can record our heart rate, calories expended, and steps taken—one can only think of how this technology could likely be used on a greater scale to help those …

Gaming’s golden age, as seen by one of its veteran lawyers (interview)

Dan Offner spent a couple of decades as a game industry lawyer before he joined a little company in January 2013: Oculus VR. He helped clean up its books, get its legal house in order, and then joined its rocket ride.<p>Oculus VR’s virtual reality goggles became a sensation for their potential to …

Oculus Rift StockCity App Lets You View Your Stocks In Virtual Reality (video)

Fidelity Labs, the Research and Development think-tank inside Fidelity Investments has this week unveiled a new virtual reality application called …

This watch has a real laser inside — a REAL laser!

How many times in a day do you think “<i>man, a laser would come in super handy right now</i>”? If you’re like me, probably half a dozen or so (alright, so, …

Mophie wants to give your phone 8 days more battery

Mophie may be best known for strapping batteries to iPhones and other smartphones in the form of snap-on cases, but the company has a new range of …

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads for a limited time

It’s time to finish the week strong with one last batch of nifty paid iPhone and iPad apps that are all on sale for free for a limited time. …

Possible Apple-Alibaba partnership could lead to greatly accelerated rollout of Apple Pay in China

The potential partnership between Apple and Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba could facilitate a far more rapid rollout of Apple Pay in the country than if Apple goes it alone, suggests a piece in the <i>WSJ</i>. Tim Cook first revealed that he was in talks with the company at the <i>WSJ Digital</i> conference last …

Beats announces Solo2 wireless headphones as first new product under Apple ownership

Following our exclusive report of FCC documents revealing that Beats was working on a new pair of headphones, the accessory maker this morning has announced its brand new Solo2 wireless headphones as its first new product since being acquired by Apple for $3 billion earlier this year. The …

Report claims chip suppliers are preparing to ramp up Apple Watch production

Apple has yet to provide a specific launch date for the Apple Watch, leaving its early 2015 timeframe and internal memo revealing a spring launch after Chinese New Year as the only information to go by in terms of a release date. A new report by Taiwan-based DigiTimes, however, suggests that the …