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    Intel is Bringing VR and Drones to the Olympics

    Get ready to see a lot of Intel during the Olympics. The tech company has finished up a far-reaching agreement with the International Olympic Committee to infuse the games with tech that will change how the public watches the Olympics at home. Per the agreement, Intel will lend their tech to the 2018, 2020, 2022, […]

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    ESPN Makes an Apt Comparison Between Michael Phelps and DuckTales

    Michael Phelps’s Olympic swimming career is now (probably) over. With 23 gold medals (28 total), he’s the most decorated Olympian of all time by far, even breaking a 2,168-year old record for most individual victories (Leonidas of Rhodes had a good run). With all that gold around his neck, ESPN figured they’d make the best […]

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    London 2012 Olympic Ticket Alert Twitter Feed Gets Blocked

    A man named Adam Naisbitt got frustrated with the Olympics ticketing website, which suffered from something not uncommon in the ticket-ordering world – an inability to provide up-to-date information, especially when that information is changing in seconds and minutes. Naisbitt didn’t like being told tickets were available when they weren’t, so he wrote a program […]

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    What Do Michael Phelps and Headphones for Cats Have in Common?

    What does Michael Phelps and a cat have in common this week? SOL Republic headphones apparently! Yes we know, we know… Mr. Phelps is just about the greatest Olympian in the world. But quite honestly, we have been more infatuated with his head gear lately, than we have been with his gold medals. After all, haven’t […]

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    5 Gadgets for Celebrating the Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony in London

    With the Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony in London just hours away, it’s time to start showing off your Olympics pride. Here are several geeky ways to do just that. Even if you’re a U.S. citizen, with the Olympics happening in London this year, it’s super fashionable to tout some British gear. Fortunately, Native Union has a special […]

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    Headed to the London 2012 Olympics? Get the TubeMap iPhone 4S Case

    Ok, I’m jealous… I’m jealous that someone doesn’t have a case like this for the New York City subway system! Cygnett has taken a small portion of London’s Tube, specifically central London, and put it on the back of an iPhone 4/4S case. For visitors to London, it’s a great replacement for those nefarious pocket […]

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    Getty Images Will Shoot the London 2012 Olympic Games in 3D

    It’s not 2012 yet but the preparations for the London 2012 Olympic games are certainly well underway and Getty Images, the official photographic agency to the International Olympic Committee, has announced that it will shoot the games in 3D. This will be the first time in the history of the games that this technology is […]

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    World’s Largest Thought-Controlled Computing Installation to be Unveiled at 2010 Winter Olympics

    InteraXon is a company that has worked extensively on developing thought-controlled computing. Just in time for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, they plan on putting together the world’s largest thought-controlled computing installation. Their Bright Ideas installations will allow visitors of the Winter Olympics to control the lights at light displays at Toronto’s CN Tower, […]

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    Oakley Split THUMP MP3 Sunglasses Review

    The Split THUMP from Oakley is another addition to the Oakley THUMP family of sunglasses with built-in MP3 Players. I for one was never a fan of the original THUMP. I felt they were extremely masculine looking and certainly would not be considered very attractive on any woman. The Split THUMP however is a more […]