Our Top 10 Cool New Tech Picks: A CES Preview & Shopping Guide

shockwebpic_thedashIt’s that time of year when the best of new consumer tech starts being teased, previewed and released in anticipation of the biggest shopping season of the year and the biggest display of future and emerging technology, The International Consumer Electronics Show taking place in January 6-9, 2015 in Las Vegas.

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The Future Of Wearable Tech: Download This Free Report

shockleewebpic_wearabletechreportFrom fitness wristbands like Fitbit, to eyewear like Google Glass to the hands free, daily-life capturing cameras like Autographer, the concept of wearable tech is finally gaining ground in our tech hungry societies. You may not be using wearable tech yet, although holding a smartphone in the palm of your hand all day long comes pretty darn close, but chances are you will be incorporating a wearable device into your lifestyle in the very near future. Download and read this report from the folks at PSFK if you are curious to learn more about what’s on the horizon.

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Music Improves Athletic Performance

shockleewebpic_musicimprovesathleticIf you haven’t been incorporating music into your fitness and training routines you may want to start now. Music is found to improve athletic performance by relieving anxiety, enhancing mood and stimulating your cognitive and physical state. It’s no wonder you see pro athletes wearing their headphones before the games and big competitions.

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McLaren Attempts Speed Record With Emika As The Soundtrack

shockleewebpic_mclaren_demworldsIn this brand new teaser video, McLaren Automotive, makers of some of the world’s fastest advanced sports cars and Formula 1 teams in the world attempts to lap the famous Nordschleife track in under 7 minutes with their McLaren P1. Our own Emika provides the perfect juxtaposing soundtrack with her song Dem Worlds.

Emika’s sophomore album, Dva is available now and makes a great driving companion, racing or not.

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Inside The Organized Chaos Of Football TV Production

shockleewebpic_footballproductionIf you have ever wondered what it’s like to be behind the scenes of a TV broadcast of an NFL football game, then this right here is for you.

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Google Debuts Talking Shoe That Posts Real Time Updates

Google introduces a smart sneaker that talks back and can connect the wearer’s activity to the web. Powered by an accelerometer, gyroscope and bluetooth the shoe translates movements into commentary that can be heard via speakers and it also can post real time updates to Google+ on the user’s behalf.

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London 2012 & The Socialympics: Some Social Media Facts & Where You Can Follow The Games

With less that a day before the opening ceremony, it’s safe to say that the 2012 Olympics in London are here and thanks to social media, the event now has an added layer of interactivity from it’s fans.

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The Great Ticket Scandal: Why Are Fans Having Such A Hard Time Buying Tickets For Shows?

Check out this special report from Channel 4 in the UK about a common problem affecting entertainment fans everywhere who are trying to buy show tickets at fair prices. Do you think these secondary, reselling ticketing agencies are offering a fair service or is this a fraudulently scandalous system? This short 4-part documentary piece examines the situation.

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The World’s First BMX Triple Backflip!

New Zealand BMXer Jed Mildon has just created action sports history May 28, 2011 by landing the world’s first Triple Backflip at the Unit T3 Mindtricks BMX Jam in Taupo, New Zealand. Watch for a rush of adrenaline!

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Robot Clouds Will Shield People From The Sun At 2022 World Cup In Qatar

Engineers at The University of Qatar are developing robotic clouds to shield fans from the heat during the upcoming World Cup which is taking place in Qatar in 2022.

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