Jawbone® Introduces New Wristband to Monitor Your Health


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If there was a wristband that helped you to stick to a healthy lifestyle would you wear it? Jawbone ®, the makers of the stylish Bluetooth headsets are counting on it. The company has developed a wristband that will track the wearer’s physical activity, nutrition and sleep patterns.

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New Nintendo 3DS™ App Lets Users Stream Netflix


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It seems every day there is a new way to get streaming television or movies on a portable device. Today Netflix members with unlimited streaming plans who own the Nintendo3DS™ can down load a new application that allows them to instantly watch their favorite show or movies on the handheld device.  The application is easy to use and adds a lot of value to the portable system, demonstrating how Nintendo delivers new and different experiences for users daily.

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Social X-Ray Glasses Help Decipher Facial Expressions


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Reading someone’s body language can be challenging at times, especially facial expressions.  You can't always be sure if someone is confused or frustrated. If you misinterpret an expression, it can lead to an uncomfortable interaction.  This is a problem that people with autism face daily, because for them it can be almost impossible to correctly read another’s emotions. The new "social x-ray glasses" are designed to help.

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Which Is Better- Gas, Charcoal Or The New Infrared Grills?


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BBQ enthusiasts have long debated which is better, the gas grill or the charcoal grill? Well, soon they will have to add the infrared grill to the debate.  

Infrared technology was invented by Bill Best for the auto industry in the 1960’s to help paint dry faster. Eventually Best found other uses for the technology within the industry. 

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Archaeologists Modernize Excavation Research With The iPad

University of Cincinnati researchers have discovered a new way to collect data and record archaeological discoveries. 

Teams of archaeologists from the University have spent more than a decade excavating one of the busiest gates at Pompeii, the Port of Stabia. The project is compiling archaeological analysis of homes, shops, and businesses at the forgotten area inside the gate.  

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Starbucks Adds Android App To Mobile Payment Program

Starbucks is rolling out a new mobile app for Android users. The app is designed to help manage the Starbucks Card-on-the-go. Starbucks already has in place a mobile payment program that is used by My Starbucks Rewards customers on other platforms. By adding the Android app the company is expanding their reach to 90 percent of the smartphones currently in use. They will also be expanding the mobile payment capabilities to roughly 1,000 Starbucks Safeway locations throughout the country.

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Apple Recalls Verizon iPad2

Due to connectivity issues, Apple has issued a limited recall of Verizon iPad 2 units.

"Duplicate MEID codes were flashed onto an extremely small number of iPad units for the Verizon 3G network," an Apple spokeswoman told Reuters, which explains "MEID, which stands for mobile equipment identifier, is a unique number that is used to identify a mobile device when it connects to the network. Two devices cannot have the same MEIDcode."

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Robots Will Soon Fill Prescriptions For Pharmacists

Pharmacists spend most of their day filling scripts and counting pills. Often times they seem rushed and have very little time for a customer’s questions.  That may change with the implementation of a robotic pill dispenser capable of filling 5,000 scripts a day. 

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Spies Hack Terrorist Website Post Cupcake Recipes

Everyone loves a good cupcake and to spread that love British spies hacked into a terrorist website and replaced their bomb making instructions with cupcake recipes.

It was the first attack on the English-language magazine associated with Anwar-al-Awlaki, the US born Yemeni cleric accused in recent terrorist plots.

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Hasbro's My3D Goggles Unleash Fun Virtual Experiences

3D is becoming all the rage. Every new movie is shot in 3D, television sets come in 3D and now you can even view your iPhone games in 3D. Hasbro has developed goggles that allow you to turn your iPhone into a 3D gaming powerhouse.

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