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This USPS Ornament Displays Package Tracking Info

This USPS Ornament Displays Package Tracking Info
During the holiday season, people check the status of their packages more than ever, hoping they will arrive fast and on time. That is why the US Postal Service is testing something new this year. It is called “The Most Wonderful Ornament.” Basically, it’s a Christmas decoration that changes color…

Dash Wireless Headphones, Music Player, Headset & Fitness Tracker: Smart ‘phones

Dash Wireless Headphones, Music Player, Headset & Fitness Tracker: Smart ‘phones
Wearable technology is still at a very early stage, but we’re seeing more refined and truly useful examples every so often. Bragi’s Dash is the latest example. Calling this tiny pair of devices “headphones” is as fair as calling the iPhone a “phone.”…
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London Gives “Smart Bins” the Old Heave Ho

London Gives “Smart Bins” the Old Heave Ho
A year ago, pod-shaped recycling bins were installed all over the UK by Renew London. The so-called “smart bins” definitely look better than your average trash can. Now, you might be wondering, why would trash cans have Wi-Fi capabilities and an LCD installed on front? The answer, my friends, is…

Trakdot Luggage Tracking Thingamajig Pre-Orders Begin

Trakdot Luggage Tracking Thingamajig Pre-Orders Begin
Back in early January, we talked about the Trakdot luggage tracking device. At the time, we knew a lot of the details on the product with the exception of one of the most essential – when you could buy it. That final piece of the puzzle has now been unveiled.…

Fitbit Flex Dives into the Wrist Fitness Fray

Fitbit Flex Dives into the Wrist Fitness Fray
Now that the Jawbone Up and Nike+ Fuelband have paved the way for wrist-worn fitness monitors in the market, Fitbit has announced their own lightweight exercise monitoring writstband.…

LockStar GPS Tracker Watches: The Spy Who Watched Me

LockStar GPS Tracker Watches: The Spy Who Watched Me
OK, so maybe you shouldn’t use a GPS tracker watch to spy on your loved ones, but you’ll be able to make sure that your little ones or older relatives are safe and sound. LockStar GPS watches are designed for families caring for children, the elderly, or anyone who you…

Trakdot Luggage Tracker: Never Lose Your Bag Again

Trakdot Luggage Tracker: Never Lose Your Bag Again
Do you ever worry about losing your luggage when you travel? Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to know exactly where you bag was all the time? Well thanks to a nifty new gadget, you can spot the location of your checked bag from your smartphone.…

Wallet TrackR Can’t Keep Track of its Missing “E”

Wallet TrackR Can’t Keep Track of its Missing “E”
We’ve seen how socks can be made smarter using RFID. This device does the same to your wallet – or any object you attach it to – except it uses Bluetooth and GPS. You’ll also need an iOS device. Because Android users can build their own tracking device. Oh sna…

Nike+ FuelBand Tracks: Activity Tracking in a Snap

Nike+ FuelBand Tracks: Activity Tracking in a Snap
I was pretty happy that I held off purchasing a Jawbone Up wristband because users have reported massive failures. Since then, Jawbone has had to offer full refunds to anyone who made a claim. The Nike FuelBand reminds me of the Up, but unlike the Up it might actually work.…

NORAD and OnStar Help Track Santa Again

NORAD and OnStar Help Track Santa Again
I really feel bad for the people that are working at OnStar answering phones Christmas Eve. OnStar and NORAD have announced that they are again teaming up to help owners of GM vehicles and the OnStar FMV mirror track Santa’s whereabouts on his trip around the world. Last year my…

Malls Track Users by Their Mobile Phones

Malls Track Users by Their Mobile Phones
I don’t like the idea of anyone tracking my whereabouts. I’m not militant about it like some folks, but I don’t like the idea of people knowing where I am if it’s none of their business. Two malls operated by Forest City Commercial Management – Promenade Temecula in Southern California…

Garmin Astro 320 Dog Tracker Keeps 10 Dogs on a 9-Mile Leash

Garmin Astro 320 Dog Tracker Keeps 10 Dogs on a 9-Mile Leash
I used to watch a lot of the Jetsons as a kid mostly because there was nothing else on after school. I remember their dog Astro and his walks on the treadmill behind the house. Garmin has named its latest GPS dog tracking system after that cartoon pooch. The system…

Super Eyeball Mario Bros.

Super Eyeball Mario Bros.
Well here’s a different way to play Super Mario Bros 2… with your eyeballs. The guys at Waterloo Labs rigged up an eye-tracking contraption using electrodes placed around each eye, then mapped through a custom circuit and a Single-Board RIO system to convert eye movements into joystick movements on the…

Trashed iPad and iPhone Found Using Mobileme

Trashed iPad and iPhone Found Using Mobileme
It’s every geek’s nightmare: mistakenly putting your precious gadgets into a bag and accidentally having them thrown out! This happened to Eric Boehs and he managed to use MobileMe to track down his lost iPad and iPhone. Incredibly, he actually found them again – a little worse for wear.…

Zoombak’S iPhone App: Where’S the Heck is My Stuff?

Zoombak’S iPhone App: Where’S the Heck is My Stuff?
The guys over at Zoombak make these nifty little GPS trackers that you can place on cars, bicycles, suitcases or other items that you want to make sure you don’t lose track of. Now they’ve launched an iPhone app that lets you keep track of the precise locations of all…

Selfic Cube 7100: Like a Tiny Black Box Recorder for Your Car

Selfic Cube 7100: Like a Tiny Black Box Recorder for Your Car
Nobody wants to get in a car crash. But if you have the misfortune of ending up in a fender-bender – or worse, wouldn’t you like to have a video documenting the entire thing for insurance or legal purposes? Well now you can, thanks to this little bit of modern…
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