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  • 04Mar

    Nike + iPod experience coming to a gym near you

    If you walk into any gym, you’ll see people working out with some form of an iPod on them. Either on their arm, or carrying in their hand, iPods are a staple to people working out. So it makes common sense that Nike would team up with Apple to create cardio equipment so that health club members can easily track workouts. Nike +iPod users will be able to plug their iPod nano into the equipment at the start of the workout and it automatically records your progress. Then you can connect the same iPod to your home computer to upload the workout to www.nikeplus.com. “The Nike + iPod experience revolutionized running. Now we’re revolutionizing the gym cardio experience,” said Trevor Edwards, Nike’s Vice President of Global Brand and Category Management. “We’re enabling people who go to the gym an opportunity to set goals, track progress, and compete in challenges with

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  • 04Mar

    Bow-Lingual

    This type of technology has been out in Asia since 2003. While I was in Korea I had watched a television show that was the Korean dog version of Big Brother. Pretty much several dog owners all live in a house with camera’s in every room. One episode caught my eye when one of the dogs was put in the bed room laying on the bed, the owner came back to find a puddle of pee on her bed and began to correct the dog. But the dog made such a fuss she brought out her cell phone and began translating the dogs furious barks. The translation came out to “I didn’t do it.” and “I’m a good dog.” I was floored that someone would create such technology so the producers rewound the camera’s to show us the audience what really happened. you see the dog on the bed and

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  • 04Mar

    Quiet Rock Band Drumming Mod

    Check out this great drum kit mod for Rock Band from David Yoon The kit is made from felt, foam and CDs and uses pencils to drum! This little kit has two great advantages. The first is obvious – the quieter drumming. But the second is the amount of space the small kit saves compared to the original kits. Very cool. [via Engadget] Follow

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  • 04Mar

    Play your casual games from a USB drive

    SanDisk and Big Fish Games are teaming up to make playing casual games even easier. They are going to be offerring USB flash drives that will host a library of games. The cool part is the application never has to be installed on your PC because it can run from the USB drive. Four popular games will be available for free for this promotion: Atlantis, an action-puzzle game; Magic Vines, a puzzle board game; Mystery Case Files: Detective Training, a hidden object game; and Sudoku.” Gamers will have to buy a US3 Smart Drive first. Then when you plug in your drive you can click on Find a Game which will take you to http://sandisk.bigfishgames.com/index.html . Gamers can play the game in a limited time use or by the full version of the game. “Casual games are a perfect companion for SanDisk’s Cruzer flash drives, because our customers often have

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