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Man is a work in progress, constantly adding technology | Sarah Bakewell

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Some technologies we successfully adapt now feel as natural to us as our own hands and eyesOn 2 September 2010, Karen Throsby became the 1,153rd person to swim the Channel, taking 16 hours and nine minutes, and keeping herself going on handfuls of jelly babies passed down by her support...
Man is a work in progress, constantly adding technology | Sarah Bakewell

Techstars alum Condition One launches new apps with immersive Ultra HD video, says GoPro 3 support coming

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Today, Techstars alum Condition One is announcing its new C1 app for iPhone and iPad that shows off its brand new ‘quad 720′ Ultra HD video technology. They’re also launching live streaming support at full 1080p and will support uploading of users’ own GoPro videos soon. The player, if you’re...
Techstars alum Condition One launches new apps with immersive Ultra HD video, says GoPro 3 support coming

The Most Innovative Gadgets Of 2012

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2012 was a great year for gadgets.  While it's easy to focus on big-name product launches like the Galaxy S III or iPad Mini, there were a bunch of other innovative products that came out this year. We put together the best, most innovative gadgets that launched in 2012. The Lytro...
The Most Innovative Gadgets Of 2012
Ooh, La La: Google Street View Catches Couple Going at It in a Dressing Room
For brands on Facebook — 6 ways to push beyond the “Like”

ESPN, Twitter Expand Collaboration

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ESPN and Twitter Inc. are announcing a major expansion of their collaboration to post sports-related videos on the short-messaging service—part of a growing wave of tie-ups as TV networks and Twitter hunt for new advertising revenue. ESPN, which is majority-owned by Walt Disney Co., plans to show video-highlight clips on...
ESPN, Twitter Expand Collaboration

Photo Sharing App EyeEm Eyes Up Revenue Model After Passing 1M Downloads

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Arguably, the boat has already sailed for photo sharing and discovery apps, but that isn’t stopping EyeEm from pushing on regardless. The Berlin-based startup, which has apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone, has reached somewhat of a milestone, claiming 1 million app downloads. Meanwhile, TechCrunch has learned that the...
Photo Sharing App EyeEm Eyes Up Revenue Model After Passing 1M Downloads

Gift Guide: Mophie Outride Action Camera Case For iPhone 4/4S

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Short Version Mophie is best known for doubling your iPhone’s battery life with the Mophie juice pack, but the company actually offers a wide range of iPhone accessories including the Outride Wide-Angle Lens iPhone case and mount kit. Anyone who’s been interested in action cameras like the GoPro and Looxcie...
Gift Guide: Mophie Outride Action Camera Case For iPhone 4/4S

Veho Muvi HD 'NPNG' Edition action camera impressions (video)

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Action cameras. We love 'em. Much like buying new sports gear, owning one makes you feel one step closer to the adventurer you know your true self to be. While we're familiar with more than one contender for the "gnarly throne", who said there wasn't room in the rankings...
Veho Muvi HD 'NPNG' Edition action camera impressions (video)

NZN Labs launches Lit, a social-enhanced fitness tracker for adventurous types

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No, your existing fitness tracker probably isn't good enough -- not if you frequently participate in "extreme sports" and wish to log every possible measurement as you cycle, snowboard, surf or just go about your day. At least, that's what the folks at NZN Labs hope you believe --...
NZN Labs launches Lit, a social-enhanced fitness tracker for adventurous types

Ion launches Air Pro WiFi, helps you document your morning commute (video)

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Ion's officially releasing its Air Pro camera that we put through its paces back in March. The sports shooter is designed to be strapped to a helmet or extreme-sports gear to document your extreme adventures in high definition. It'll also come with 8GB of free storage from MiMedia to...
Ion launches Air Pro WiFi, helps you document your morning commute (video)

CNET to talk Google I/O in a Hangout on Tuesday

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Is there more to the annual Google shindig than swag? Have some predictions of your own? Ask CNET your Google I/O questions in a Google+ Hangout. Hint: Extreme sports demos are extremely unlikely. [Read more]...
CNET to talk Google I/O in a Hangout on Tuesday

BASE jumper's terrifying 1,000-foot fall caught on GoPro

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Extreme sports junkie Matthew Gough's parachute malfunctioned, but he sustained only minor injuries while catching his entire, horrifying descent on a helmet cam. [Read more]...
BASE jumper's terrifying 1,000-foot fall caught on GoPro

Street View catches couple in throes of passion. Or does it?

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In the changing room of an extreme sports store, a couple appears to become extremely amorous. And it's captured by Google Street View. Real love? [Read more]...
Street View catches couple in throes of passion. Or does it?
Day One at Google I/O, in Pictures

Skullcandy 50/50

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Until recently I hadn't paid much attention to Skullcandy's headphones and headsets-the company's focus on extreme sports, punk- and hip-hop-inspired aesthetics, and too-clever product names (case in point: "Smokin' Buds") suggested I might not be in the target audience. However, many of Skullcandy's products-particularly its inexpensive "canalbud" models-have gotten...
Skullcandy 50/50

Watch: Climber's helmet cam captures freaky slide down icy mountain

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Helmet cams have opened up a whole new video perspective for us, sometimes giving us glimpses into some of the most awesome, and terrifying, moments of extreme sports. Mountaineer Mark Roberts captured an intense fall down the Parsley Fern Lefthand Gully in Wales on his helmet cam last month and...
Watch: Climber's helmet cam captures freaky slide down icy mountain

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD - review

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Xbox 360 (XBLA download), Activision, cert: 12, out nowWhen the original Pro Skater was launched in 1999 it had a substantial impact. Taking elements from seemingly unrelated gaming forms - a few of the controls from beat 'em-ups, some of the open-world structure of Grand Theft Auto - it prompted...
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD - review

Google's Glasses Are Available For Developers And Cost $1,500 (GOOG)

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If you happen to be attending Google's developer conference, and have $1,500 laying around, you can sign up to pre-order Google Glass. Google co-founder Sergey Brin gave a high energy demo of Google Glass today at the Google I/O conference.   Members of the audience were taken through a series of...
Google's Glasses Are Available For Developers And Cost $1,500 (GOOG)
Weendy, An Extreme Sports App That Merges Crowdsourced And Actual Weather Data, Gets $240K Led By Archimedes
Sony to sell camera mount for extreme dogs

30 best Android apps this week

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Temple Run 2, Gogobot, Super Hexagon, ESPN X Games, Banjo, Pebble, Smart Data and moreWelcome to this week's roundup of the newest and most notable Android apps and games released on the Google Play store.As ever, the pricing refers to the initial download: when you see (Free) it may well...
30 best Android apps this week
Liquid Image's Ego Mini action camera cuts the size and the battery, but not the price
WD adds SlingPlayer and AOL On to TV Live and Live Hub streamers

Why Do Britney Spears Fans Use Colon Cleansing Products? Only Facebook Knows

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An ambitious Facebook data-collection effort is turning up unlikely patterns in members' interests. Here's what that means for online marketers - and you. Ian Lurie, founder and CEO of Internet marketing agency Portent, is looking for 16,000 volunteers to help build a data set that will map patterns of interest...
Why Do Britney Spears Fans Use Colon Cleansing Products? Only Facebook Knows

From head to footage: the best bike-helmet cameras

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Helmet-mounted video cameras are a great way to film your cycle commutes and fun rides. Laura Laker reviews three popular choicesI'm not normally a gadget person, but thanks to some recent stories of cyclists seeing dangerous drivers convicted – and to some bad experiences of my own – I became...
From head to footage: the best bike-helmet cameras

Rich Kids Of Google Glass

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You know, I’m sort of jealous. Because I’ve eaten something like three Po’boy sandwiches in the past three days, and every single time I’ve wondered, as I was eating, where the odd name Po’boy originated. But didn’t want to take out my grubby phone during the meal to find out. I’ve...
Rich Kids Of Google Glass

Bodyform's video confession: Periods are not blue, not all women rollerblade in white

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Kudos today to whoever is in charge of Bodyform‘s social media accounts. If you’re unsure, Bodyform makes ‘feminine hygiene products’ – things for women when they have their period. Last week on the company’s Facebook page, (are you ‘friends’ with Bodyform? What about Lil-lets? Uhuh) , a chap posted an...
Bodyform's video confession: Periods are not blue, not all women rollerblade in white
Google wants developers to take a leap with Project Glass

STMicroelectronics details pressure sensor in your Galaxy S III, can tell when you're mountaineering

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If you're the sort to tear down your Galaxy S III, you might have noticed a mysterious STMicroelectronics LSP331AP chip lurking on the motherboard. While we've known that it's a pressure sensor, we now know that it's a new generation -- new enough that ST is just getting to...
STMicroelectronics details pressure sensor in your Galaxy S III, can tell when you're mountaineering
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