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In the world of electronics, the size of a device directly relates to its ability to pull ahead of the competition -- especially when it comes to fitness-tracking gadgets. The latest and greatest in this field has emerged from the most unexpected of places, with Epson, a company known for its print...

February 21st 2012 at 11:20pm 0 Comments
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Nike's dalliances with technology should be familiar to our readers by now, with the crowning jewel of course being the Nike+ run-tracking software that pairs a shoe-mounted sensor with your iPhone or iPod. Well, it was. The gargantuan sportswear company is moving with the times and throwing the ha...

September 7th 2010 at 3:26pm 0 Comments
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How would you like to pay about $40 for a gadget that makes you jump up and down like a six-year-old hopped up on Pixy Stix to play your Wii games? That's the idea behind the jOG, an accelerometer that connects in-line between the Wiimote and the Nunchuck, making sure you're not having any fun unle...

January 29th 2009 at 9:59am 0 Comments
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If you want to, you can really get into a Wii game. Sure, it's possible to play most of 'em from the deepest recess of the sofa (even Wii Fit, if you want to cheat, you cheater), but alternately, if you feel like running back and forth in an aggressive game of Wii Sports tennis, or jogging until you...

January 8th 2009 at 4:25pm 0 Comments

The Wii Fit board was the first object to be linked to character run speed in WoW. Now, the folks at Mana Energy Potions have raised the ante -- they connected a pair of treadmills to their computers, and set about gauging just how possible it is to run like your character. They took a couple steps...

August 26th 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments