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3D Print a Midcentury TV Yourself
3D Print a Midcentury TV Yourself

Based on a 1957 French television set celebrated for its design, the Teleavia Matrix is a hobbyist response to tech's ever-evolving demands

TVs were probably one of the first appliances to appear in the mid-20th century that enterprising handymen in the house couldn’t account for, with their tiny circuitry and mysterious transmissions. But 3D printing and DIY electronics kits like Raspberry Pi have made electronics a much more legible realm for hobbyists. A modern interpretation of the Teleavia Matrix is a beautiful result of the accessibility and fun brought about by this technology, but the creator, 3D designer David Choi, also added his own flair.

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Feel the High-Tech Burn at Gym with 3D Body Scans and Custom Lighting
Feel the High-Tech Burn at Gym with 3D Body Scans and Custom Lighting

Gravity boasts treadmills that can make video calls and an app-focused experience that lets you compare stats with other C-Suite professionals

The Gravity Gym in Singapore makes sure their members get the best in terms of tech while working out. Their treadmills run capable apps while everything from the lights to the room temperature is controlled by a tablet, Internet of Things-style.

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Finally: An Activity Tracker for Wheelchair Users
Finally: An Activity Tracker for Wheelchair Users

Freewheel could have a huge impact in the wheelchair community and beyond

The market has been flooded in the past year with all sorts of different activity trackers for fitness buffs. But Chaotic Moon Studios has just announced they are testing a prototype for a different kind of activity tracker. It’s called Freewheel, and it is designed for people in wheelchairs.

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Make Your Proposal Timeless…By Recording It
Make Your Proposal Timeless…By Recording It

Everyone captures their "I do's," but, with Ring Cam, you can capture the "yes" that started it it all

Simple and easy to use, Ring Cam replaces a normal engagement ring box with one that captures wedding proposals from the moment a man gets on his knee. Engineered with a wide-angle lens, the device ensures that placement and missed shots won’t ever be an issue and is activated by the touch of a button to capture sound and footage so as to always cherish this all-too important moment.

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Wrap Your Mind Around Smartwatches with Flexible Touch Screens
Wrap Your Mind Around Smartwatches with Flexible Touch Screens

Made out of Digital Fabric, Polyera Wove Band shows off an E-ink display that occupies 75 percent of its surface

The Polyera Wove Band is a smartwatch with the first-ever bendable digital screen destined for consumer use. But before your inner skeptic starts freaking out, let’s look at the technology first.

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According to Microsoft, Electric Shocks Can Be Your Next Ringtone
According to Microsoft, Electric Shocks Can Be Your Next Ringtone

Microsoft has applied to patent shirts and shoes that give you a slight tingle when you need to check your phone

Nothing says “You’ve got mail!” as vividly as an electric shock. Microsoft wants to use wearable electrical stimuli to replace the vibrate function or ringtones on your phone.

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Multiplayer Virtual Reality Gaming is the New Laser Tag
Multiplayer Virtual Reality Gaming is the New Laser Tag

Free-roam and immersive game space Zero Latency just intensified our lofty virtual reality expecations

The latest advancement in immersive technology is set on breaking stereotypes of the idle gamer. Melbourne-based Zero Latency has opened a gaming space that pairs the digital with the real world for a heightened experience of the eSports genre. The arena allows players to transport to a future world taking on the undead and drawing upon both physical and strategic strengths to complete his-her mission.

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Robot-Human Bartender Team Makes Party Cocktails Ordered from a Tablet
Robot-Human Bartender Team Makes Party Cocktails Ordered from a Tablet

Instead of displacing human bartenders, HoLLiE the robot helped them make over 280 cocktails at a party in Berlin

HoLLiE is a cocktail making machine. HoLLiE is robot with two anthropomorphic, five-finger hands which assisted two human bartenders to keep the liquor flowing at the Stallwächter Party in Berlin this year.

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No More Endless Messaging, Swiping or Ghosting

Whim dating app focuses on setting up dates based on two users' schedules rather than focusing on online messaging

When all online dating apps tell you that you can instantly message anyone just by looking at their profile, you should cringe. Online dating apps has certainly changed the dating scene by making it more impersonal. However, newly launched dating app Whim aims to make dating the type of personal experience a new love deserves.

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Turn That Sweat and Wellness Into Virtual Coins
Turn That Sweat and Wellness Into Virtual Coins

Wellcoin is the first fitness-oriented social platform to track exercise and eating that adds tangible rewards to its system of points

Wellcoin is a combined social media/rewards platform that helps people make healthier lifestyle decisions. Members can report performing wellness-friendly activities, like exercise or upholding a diet, and receive online points they can accumulate and later trade in for prizes. Meanwhile, the Wellcoin community provides social support for those times when motivation lags.

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