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If you love nothing more than dunking slams and rolling fingers, then you may be wondering where the consumer-level basketball technology is. Sure, there's some high-falutin' coaching setups and a connected Nerf ball, but for everyone else? Step forward Shot Tracker, which is launching a wearable...

November 19th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Let's face it: Many people will need some motivation to shed those holiday pounds. Thankfully, an update to the Nike+ Running app for iOS is here to get folks moving. The fitness tool now includes a Nike+ Coach mode that delivers training programs based on both ambition and skill level; athletes c...

December 20th 2013 at 1:36pm 0 Comments
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I find the mainstream success of League of Legends to be extremely baffling. If you break down the skills you need to be an effective player in the MOBA genre, they are daunting. The mechanical skill cap to be acceptable is unacceptably high, and the knowledge burden is enormous. Other MOBAs have d...

June 13th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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With the NFL season just a few days away, players and coaches have been busy lifting weights, doing interviews and counting their money. Sometimes, they even get the chance to study their playbooks -- or, in the case of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, their iPads. This year, the franchise has distribut...

August 26th 2011 at 9:12am 0 Comments
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Seriously, this is the future that China's envisioning: huge friggin' buses engulfing smaller cars on the road. Despite the silly picture and the eccentric "3D Express Coach" branding, this cunning project by Shenzhen Huashi Future Car-Parking Equipment actually makes sense. The idea is to make use...

August 2nd 2010 at 9:13am 0 Comments
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A few months have passed since the last language trainer, My Japanese Coach, debuted on the DS, so now seems like an apt time to ask: if you bought one of the DS's numerous language titles, are you still returning each day to learn new lessons? Has the DS made you feel confident enough to converse w...

January 8th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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My Japanese Coach is probably one of the most anticipated games hitting the DS. After our week with My French Coach, we can say that piece of software was effective. So, how many of you are looking to pick this up to learn Japanese?Any of you learn another language through the aid of software before...

September 23rd 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Multiple sources are repeating Stuff.tv's report that Apple is planning to bring the Nike+ system to the iPhone and iPod touch. Nike+ is of course a special kit, originally made for iPod nano, that will record the distance and length of a walk or run -- you stick the little sensor in your shoe, and...

April 11th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft's series of training games have been some of the best on the DS: Brain Challenge managed to compete with Nintendo's own Brain Age in quality, and their language training games have been the only ones on DS that are worth a damn.That's why when we see an announcement (or pseudo-announcement)...

February 4th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments