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Miiya smartwatch keeps kids fit

Launching through an Indiegogo campaign, Miiya is a colorful kids’ gadget that turns physical activity into a game “in which your child is a hero.”

#GivingTuesday washes away the sour taste of Cyber Monday

It’s a welcome relief to hear of #GivingTuesday, which follows Cyber Monday this year, on December 2. This is a day when you can focus on spending money without being a consumer. Imagine that!


Flygrip makes sure you don’t drop that phone again

Flygrip is a $29.95 plastic doohickey that attaches to the back of your phone (or, for most of us, your phone case) so you can securely hold it while you’re multitasking. It also serves as a handy kickstand in both portrait and landscape mode.

“Fake” cellphone towers spotted in Washington, D.C.

Mysterious cellphone towers have allegedly been spotted in our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., and no one seems to know who put them there.

Bold Machines seeks to take 3D printing to the movies

Following in the steps of animation, claymation and CGI, a new “Innovation Workshop” appears to be shooting to bring 3D printing and the entertainment industry together, among other things.


Maker of Redbox and Coinstar kiosks rolls out ecoATM machines for e-recycling and reuse

Outerwall, the company behind those ubiquitous Redbox and Coinstar kiosks, announced today at the Clinton Global Initiative’s Tenth Annual Meeting that it plans to collect at least two million pounds of mobile phones, tablets and other devices and accessories over the next three years. It’ll do so through its 1,100 new ecoATM recycling kiosks located in shopping malls and retailers.

JVC unveils four new sports headphones

Attention physically fit people, and those trying to get there: JVC has four new headphone options for you, all under $40.

STD and HIV test results delivered via an app? It’s happening with Healthvana

An app called Healthvana reports positive results for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and HIV negative results. An HIV positive result, smartly, still requires the doctor to deliver the news personally.

MIT’s robotic cheetah project sprints forward, will blow your mind

Researchers at MIT are trying to simulate the cheetah’s performance by developing a robotic cheetah. And it seems to be coming along nicely. Check it out!

TAG Heuer to offer smartwatch, presumably not “too feminine”

Last week, luxury watchmaker Jean-Claude Biver, who heads up the popular TAG Heuer brand, lambasted the Apple Watch in an interview with German media. Now why would he say those awful things? Maybe because his TAG Heuer brand is developing its own smartwatch.

Disgrace: Houston school cops assault girl over smartphone use

News flash: Technology often makes people do stupid things. The latest in a long line of examples? This situation at Sam Houston High School in Houston.

CES founder Jack Wayman passes at age 92

There are the giants of industry and then there are the true pioneers. Jack Wayman was both of them.