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Without fail, CES always manages offers up something a little unusual alongside the halls (upon halls) of TVs, tablets and home appliances. In fact, it's the weird things that often catch our attention the most. So, what about Belty the smart belt? The name alone screams "offbeat," but it's the wa...

January 16th 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Have you ever wanted smartwatch notifications without the convenience of having something on your wrist? No? Apparently, no one told that to the design team at Suzi Roher. The fashion outfit's new Urban Tech Belt includes a "digital watch computer" that lets you check calls, play music and read me...

August 25th 2014 at 2:23am 0 Comments
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A decade ago, all but the most connected of travelers would leave phones and other devices at home, opting instead to plan visits to restaurants, museums and other tourist sites from a paperback book. Now, with mobile data and services like KeepGo enabling cheap roaming when you're abroad, there's...

September 13th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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The MOBA genre has exploded in recent years, with global giant League of Legends becoming the most actively played video game in the world and competitive tournaments getting more viewers than some televised sports. Today's MOBAs appeal to casual and competitive gamers alike, but until recently v...

March 12th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Remember that nondescript heart-rate monitoring belt we peeked back in June? Now you know the company that's tossing out purchase orders for 'em. Wahoo Fitness has just revealed that it'll soon be shipping its own branded version of the product -- dubbed BlueHR -- and at least for now, it'll work ex...

November 1st 2011 at 5:25pm 0 Comments
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Haptic belts and other wearable devices that can guide you may not exactly be a new idea -- we've even seen some DIY attempts -- but the US Army testing them? Well, that's something worth noting. As New Scientist reports, the Army Research Office in North Carolina is now working on just such a devic...

June 30th 2011 at 12:52am 0 Comments
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Being the huge Batman fan that I am, I couldn't pass this one up. What you see above is an actual Batman-style utility belt called the TDK Utility Pouch, modeled after the one worn in the last Batman movie. But instead of compartments for gas canisters, audio bugs, or batarangs, this belt has a lar...

September 30th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments