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Hands-On: Runtastic Orbit fitness activity and sleep tracker

- October 6th, 2014

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I spend a significant amount of time in front of some form of screen and probably not enough time at the gym, doing things that keep me in shape like walking which I strive to do at least three to five times per week. Now depending on whom you talk to, it can take 21 days, 40 days or somewhere in between to form a habit. Whatever that number is for you, having a device able to be with you 24/7 is a probably a good way to start. So I jumped at the opportunity to test-drive the new Runtastic Orbit, a real-time activity, fitness and sleep tracker.

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This Chinese robot will extract your sperm and you will like it, dammit!

- June 26th, 2014

Time for hospitals and clinic to throw away the nudie mags and specimen cups – as sperm donation is going high-tech.

As Uproxx.com reports, a hospital in Nanjing, China will now be using an “automatic sperm extractor” to get the user’s seed for in vitro fertilization. As you can see in the relatively safe-for-work video below, the machine collects the sperm via a thrusting motion – in what can probably be best described as a handjob. (Or perhaps a tube job as it is technically a tube.)

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CES 2014: Scanadu Scout world’s first Medical Tricorder is The Real McCoy

- January 10th, 2014

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When you hear the word Tricorder, there’s only one thing that comes to mind – Star Trek. The beeping sounds are accompanied by a visual of Dr. Leonard McCoy, aka “Bones” hovering over a patient with what looks like a school kid’s grade 5 electronics project.

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Withings web-connected scale automatically tracks your weight

- November 21st, 2012

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Whether you are a male or a female, if you came back from the mall with a bathroom scale under your arm, it very possible that all h*** might break loose in the family household. But in a modern tech savvy family, a wireless hassle-free health-tracking device might just be a bit more welcomed.

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