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WeightTraining.com Beefs Out its iPhone App

Launched way back in January last year, WeightTraining.com‘s iOS app was always designed for those with a penchant for pumping iron. And with the latest update to hit the App Store, it has been given a workout of its own.<p>As per before, the workout logger tracks your fitness stats and lets you …

Tikker: The Death/Happiness Watch

This piece originally appeared on the Cyborgology blog.<p>The Quantified Self is defined --in the tagline of the movement's website -- as self -knowledge through numbers. With the example of the Tikker "Happiness Watch" (also known as the Death Watch) I argue for the primacy of self-knowledge within …

Why Are the New Steam Machines So Ugly?

At its CES press conference, Valve announced 13 Steam Machine partners, including Alienware, Digital Storm and Falcon Northwest. As expected, the first wave of hardware offers a variety of specs and price-points to appeal to almost every type of video game enthusiast.<p>As I scanned through the …

Spec Sheet: the highs and lows of the first 13 Steam Machines

Valve's Steam Machines are reinventing the game console by transforming daunting PCs into friendly boxes for the living room. But rather than make the machines all by itself, Valve has turned to hardware partners to create a whole lineup of them, from basic consoles priced like an Xbox all the way …

Native Union's Jump is a charging cable with a little built-in battery

We've covered a few cool Native Union accessories before, but this one easily beats them all in terms of thoughtfulness. The Jump, which is debuting at CES, appears to be a Lightning or micro-USB cable that goes through a little cable wrapper, which is intentionally designed to fit into your …

Intel's new smart earbuds can read your heart

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich unveiled the chipmaker's new wearable prototypes at yesterday's keynote address. Among the reference designs was a pair of smart earbuds with biometric capabilities, designed to track the user's run, record burned calories, and read their heart rate. Intel is showing off …

Mophie announces new Space Packs, battery packs with built-in storage for iPhone

Mophie followed up its Juice Pack line of battery cases today by officially announcing the Mophie Space Pack. The pair of battery packs promise to not only double the battery life of your iPhone 5 or 5S, but also double your device's storage capacity at the same time.<p>The Juice Pack cases continue …

The best wearables of CES 2014

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> The best wearables of CES 2014<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Wearable technology is in the midst of a transitional period, moving from fanciful, off-the-wall ideas to more refined products for the real world. CES 2014 provides a snapshot on how far …