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Tag: Sports

Restaurant Turns Your Food Tray and Smartphone into an Interactive Football Game

Restaurant Turns Your Food Tray and Smartphone into an Interactive Football Game
Football in America is not the Football that the rest of the world is in love with. Brazil really loves its football and so, Giraffas, a fast food chain in the country is doing something smart for this crowd.

2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo: Mo Power, Handling and Speed

2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo: Mo Power, Handling and Speed
I’ve always been a fan of factory-modified cars (meaning that all mods are under warranty) – especially when they blow away more expensive, luxury sports cars. I love cars like the Subaru WRX STi and the Nissan GT-R.

EA Sports Tosses Tiger for Next Gen Golfing Games

EA Sports Tosses Tiger for Next Gen Golfing Games
EA Sports has announced that it and Tiger Woods have mutually agreed to end their partnership on golfing video games. At the same time, the company has announced that it will be continuing to make golf video games and its partnership with the PGA will continue.

Zepp 3D Motion Sensors Will Help You Suck Less at Sports

Zepp 3D Motion Sensors Will Help You Suck Less at Sports
As the old adage goes, “practice makes perfect.” I had a coach in high school that was fond of a different adage it went something like “perfect practice makes perfect”, because if you practice something incorrectly, you’ll learn it incorrectly.

McLaren P1: F1’s Hybrid Successor Will Blow Socks off Everywhere

McLaren P1: F1’s Hybrid Successor Will Blow Socks off Everywhere
It’s taken McLaren almost 15 years, but they’re about to finally release the F1’s successor, the P1. Like a few of the new supercars, it will feature a petrol engine mated with an electric motor to boost its power to even more.

Back to the Future Sports Almanac is Real, As an iPad Case

Back to the Future Sports Almanac is Real, As an iPad Case
Now Back To The Future fans can turn their iPad into the Grays Sports Almanac that Old Biff gave to Young Biff in Back to the Future II. It’s just too bad that it didn’t arrive in time to get some future scores.

WNBA Debuts Referee Camera: The Official Point of View of the WNBA

WNBA Debuts Referee Camera: The Official Point of View of the WNBA
At the June 8 match between the Phoenix Mercury and the Indiana Fever, the WNBA introduced a new camera that put viewers incredibly close to the action on court. Made by Broadcast Sports Inc., the “ref cam” is a small camera that takes video from the referee’s perspective.

Dish Hopper DVR System Offers Basketball Fans Sweet App Updates

Dish Hopper DVR System Offers Basketball Fans Sweet App Updates
Every year at the end of March, basketball fans go crazy as the March Madness collegiate basketball tournaments kick off to find the top team in all the land. I know several people who take off the entire week just so they can sit home and watch basketball games all day.

ReelSonar Helps You Catch Fish with Your Smartphone

ReelSonar Helps You Catch Fish with Your Smartphone
If you’re the outdoorsy type who likes to fish, a new project is up on Indiegogo that will help you improve your catch. The project is called ReelSonar and it’s a high-tech fishing bobber. It looks pretty much like a normal fishing bobber except it has sonar technology inside, and can communicate with your smartphone.

ATC Chameleon Dual-Lens Action Cam is Like Having Two GoPros for the Price of One (Sorta.)

ATC Chameleon Dual-Lens Action Cam is Like Having Two GoPros for the Price of One (Sorta.)
Between GoPro, Contour, Drift and several others, the market for digital action camcorders has gotten mighty saturated. So with all the competition out there, how do you make your action cam stand out from the crowd?

Drift HD Ghost Sports Camera Takes Aim at GoPro

Drift HD Ghost Sports Camera Takes Aim at GoPro
The market is flooded with sports cameras it seems. Not long ago, GoPro unveiled its new HERO3 action camera that’s designed to be used for all sorts of sports from auto racing to skiing. Now, Drift Innovation has unveiled its latest sports camera called the Drift HD Ghost which has some solid specs of its own.

Select iBall Approved by FIFA for Confirming Goals

Select iBall Approved by FIFA for Confirming Goals
When it comes professional soccer around the world, FIFA is the league where most of the major teams play. It’s not uncommon for the referees to have a difficult time calling a goal during a match because it can be hard to determine when the ball passes the goal line.

Robot Shoots Hoops, Nothing but (Sky)net

Robot Shoots Hoops, Nothing but (Sky)net
This robot is clearly into sports, as it throws balls through hoops, bolts into boxes, and hits tiny plastic figures as if it were bowling. It even picks up a dart and throws it at the dart board.

SKLZ Shoot-Around Turns Basketball Hoops into Basketball Loops

SKLZ Shoot-Around Turns Basketball Hoops into Basketball Loops
I used to love shooting hoops with my cousins back when I was still a kid. I was pretty bad at it though, so I set aside some afternoons to just practice by myself. I tire pretty fast though, so after a short thirty minutes, I’d call it a day.

Footballers Get QR Codes Shaved into Their Heads

Footballers Get QR Codes Shaved into Their Heads
Some footballers in the UK are getting QR codes shaved into the back of their heads. The whole starting line-up of the Bromley FC club will have these QR codes in their hair for a game today, thanks to celebrity stylist Daniel Johnson.

Sportiiiis Heads-up Display Offers Fitness Feedback, Four i’s

Sportiiiis Heads-up Display Offers Fitness Feedback, Four i’s
The 21st century is proving to be an exciting time for technology and fitness fanatics. As tech shrinks and becomes more and more mobile, the list of available gadgets for workout-aholics continues to grow. One of the latest entries into the high-tech fitness fray is the Sportiiiis system from (who else but) 4iiii Innovations (as in “four eyes.”)