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TomTom Runner Cardio GPS Watch – race yourself for the best time

If you want to start taking running seriously, then you know how difficult it can be. It’s a long, painful road to get to a place where you can go for more than a minute without gasping for air. Once you have passed the rough part, it’s not like it gets any easier, but it won’t seem as cumbersome. Who knows, maybe you’ll even start enjoying it! While you can...

Swedish Super Helmet Helps Firefighters See Through Smoke

Developed to aid the brave men and women of our fire department, the C-Thru Smoke Diving Helmet harnesses a vast array of technologies to help aid rescuers when combating a blaze -- including augmented reality, noise cancellation, improved communications, and an thermal-optic camera. 

The Story Behind That Giant Astronaut Floating Around Coachella

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Last year, Coachella's main event art installation was a giant snail. But this year, the mobile art installation at the popular music festival is a three-story-tall astronaut, formally known as "Escape Velocity." And it's totally awesome. Read more...

Xbox One April 2015 Update Drops

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

The latest update for the Xbox One game console began rolling out this week. The update is bringing with it several new features that will improve the console and make it better for owners. The update…

How Russian Photograhers Set Up This Amazing Glowing Ice Picture

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Taking a picture this incredible isn't easy, but here's how a group of photographers managed to get a car posed over three feet of glowing ice on the world's deepest lake. Read more...

A Smiling Backup Battery That Gets Sad When It Loses Its Charge

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

We've come to rely on blinking dots and obscure icons to tell when a device's battery is low, but the human face is just so much easier to read and decipher. You wouldn't want to have to flip a baby over and check a set of LEDs to see if it was happy, so the expressive face on this Mr Pow backup battery reflecting its charge level just makes sense. Read more...

Exciting Windows Phone 8.1 high-end smartphones tipped to support 2K displays

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 mobile operating system will soon offer support for even better hardware, NokiaPowerUser suggests, as evidence in Windows Phone 8.1 GDR 2 apparently indicates that 2K displays and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 chip may be found inside future high-end handsets. Show More Summary

Roku 3 update lets you search for movies and more with a smartphone

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Roku baked its comprehensive search feature into its mobile apps last month, but only folks who used it with the firm's HDMI Streaming Stick have been able to enjoy life without wielding a remote to hunt and peck for letters. Starting today, however,...

Synanon's Sober Utopia: How a Drug Rehab Program Became a Violent Cult

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In 1970, George Lucas needed dozens of actors with shaved heads for his sci-fi dystopian movie THX 1138. He had trouble filling the roles at first, since so few actresses wanted to cut their locks, but Lucas eventually found the extras...Show More Summary

FBI Wants 52 Million Photos In Its Face Recognition Database By 2015

New documents released by the FBI show that the Bureau is well on its way toward its goal of a fully operational face recognition database by this (northern) summer. EFF received these records in response to our Freedom of Information...Show More Summary

Job listing hints Google is eyeing New York City for Fiber expansion

A job opening on Google’s website this week might be the first sign that Google Fiber is finally making its way to New York City. came across the listing on Tuesday for a Google Fiber Regional Sales Manager for New York, a position...Show More Summary

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