The original Nike+ SportBand was pretty well received when it rolled out last year, but time marches on, and Nike's now back for another go 'round with a slightly updated model, plus a few other bonuses for the runners and walkers out there. In addition to some new two-tone color schemes, the updated Nike+ SportBand packs an improved screen with a white background for better visibility, along with a welded seal for water resistance and, of course, all the usual Nike+ features that can be used in conjunction with iPod nano, iPod touch, or iPhone (though you can also just use the device on its own). According to Boing Boing Gadgets' just-published review of the device (linked below), all of that is "pretty rad" and, at just $59, is certainly affordable, especially considering that it can also double as a watch. What's more, Nike's also announced that it has merged its existing nikeplus.com and nikerunning.com sites into one site, and it's dropped word that an iPhone / iPod touch-specific website is also in the works, although there's no word on a launch date for it just yet.
The largest social network in the world wants to stay that way and it's a good thing they're innovating this time around. Facebook's V-wing drone will provide Internet connectivity while flying for weeks at a time. This is incredible. Check out the video of how they are going to do it. Read more
This guy is something like a budget-Tony Stark. He doesn't have access to the kind of sci-fi tech Stark has, but he does have access to LEGO. And this is almost super amazing because he actually built his own remote-controlled robot exoskeleton using LEGO. Impressive! Read more
All it takes is a little tweaking and modification and you're on your way to turn your smartphone into a 3D hologram projector. After all, wouldn't you like to see things in a different dimension? This is how you do it. Check out the video below: Read more