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If you assumed the wearables war had all of its players set, think again. As we march ever closer to CES (as well as the holiday shopping season), we're seeing yet another major player announce that it too will be rivaling LG, Samsung, Motorola, Apple, and more. The name? Lenovo. The company has quietly hosted up a product page for the Smartband SW-B100, which is being detailed as a fitness tracker that sports a rectangular display and a few amenities that aren't readily found on competing devices. As you might expect, it'll track things like steps taken, distance moved, calories burned, and current heart rate, and it'll graph all of those statistics for monthly/yearly log viewing. If you choose... Read more...
Every so often, a piece of unusual technology comes our way that we can't help but gush over. And it's not a GPU, a PSU, a CPU or any other three-letter combination that we usually get excited over. It's an IS-2S, so four letters and a dash. Technology within a box or a chassis is certainly amazing, but it's wonderful to branch out from time to time and realize that technology is doing much more than simply enabling higher frame rates; it's changing lives. Tobii Technology is a company that specializes in eye tracking and gaze interaction, and today they announced the introduction of its next-generation eye tracking integration component, the Tobii IS-2 Eye Tracker. "By introducing the smallest... Read more...
Oh, wow. What in the world is this? Insignia's Little Buddy Child Tracker, which absolutely has the worst product name we've ever seen, it a GPS tracker that's designed specifically to track kids and help parents keep their worrying in check. Of course, there are plenty of benefits to having this, but it's the approach here that bothers us. Marketed under Best Buy's in-house label, the tiny GPS-enabled stick has an integrated battery in it and continually tracks location as it moves. The idea here is for parents to shove this into backpacks, notebooks or lunch containers in order to keep tabs on their child's location. Granted, it'd be far more effective if put directly within a pocket or jacket... Read more...
Torrent tracker site supreme, Demonoid, has allegedly been shut down again, this time by the Canadian Recording Industry Association.  This isn't the first time in recent history the Demonoid has gone off the air, having moved from the Netherlands to avoid legal threats there.Demois, the site operator, has yet to be heard from since the site went down about 24 hours ago:Unfortunately, it now seems that Canada is not the “safe haven” as they expected it to be. It is likely that Demonoid has to relocate again, for the second time in three months.Demonoid tracks over a million .torrent files and is the second largest BitTorrent tracker after The Pirate Bay. The shutdown of the site and tracker is... Read more...