Body tracking systems are demonstrating their value in successful interventions for weight management and other potential health applications, according to many studies being presented at the American University of Sports Medicine’s 60th Yearly Meeting and Fourth World Congress on Exercise and Medicine, opening today in Indianapolis. The studies, using the BodyMedia armband body monitoring system. […]
Nest Thermostat: The Heating and Cooling System That Just Keeps Getting Smarter.
A longstanding questions has ben whether technology can eliminate the planned obsolescence that seems built in to so many electronic devices. Many people have tried to change this situation with devices that can expand and add to their original functionality by updating software and firmware. so far that goal has proved very elusive to the […]
Plantronics – Legendary Dad Sweepstakes on Facebook
Plantronics is holding a sweepstakes on Facebook honoring Legendary Dads. Sign up is easy, no purchase necessary, and the giveaway is for 2 of their Voyager 2 Legend headsets. You know we here at QTOOTH are all about it! Click below for more info. Plantronics – Sweepstakes | Facebook. [amzn_product_inline asin=’B0092KJ9BU’] [amzn_product_inline asin=’B009UNGYHG’] [amzn_product_inline asin=’B009ZJ3MSY’]
BRCK – Your Backup Generator for the Internet.
Found this story through GOOD Magazine and their excellent daily email newsletter. BRCK – the easiest, most reliable way to connect to the internet, anywhere in the world, even when you don’t have electricity. Here is Their Story Anyone who has worked in the field — or anyplace far from the world’s most wired urban […]
Canon Includes Apple AirPrint Compatibility For New PIXMA Wireless Office All-In-One Printers
Canon has decided to take the opportunity at CES to announce that they will be including Apple AirPrint compatibility for their spanking new collection of Pixma wireless office all-in-one printers. This is a step in the right direction, especially for those who are still dreaming about living up a wireless lifestyle which has been nigh […]
SteelSeries unveils World of Warcraft wireless gaming mouse
When it comes to gaming mice designed specifically for certain games in mind, SteelSeries is no doubt a company that’s familiar with that practice. After all the company launched gaming mice designed for Blizzard’s Diablo 3 and World of Warcraft in mind, along with ArenaNet’s upcoming Guild Wars 2. Well if you felt that the […]
Review: Fitbit Flex Activity Monitor
In well-defined markets, it’s rare to see a breakthrough device. And yet here we are. There are a lot of sleep and activity trackers to choose from right now, but none better than the Fitbit Flex. It is the most wearable, best-syncing device in the scrum, with the best app to boot. And it does […]
What is the Difference Between Bluetooth Technology & Wi-Fi?
What is the difference between Bluetooth technology and Wi-Fi? What is Wi-Fi®? Is it the same as Bluetooth technology? Wi-Fi is short for “Wireless Fidelity” – a user-friendly nickname for devices that have been certified by an industry group called the Wi-Fi Alliance. Bluetooth technology is built into electronic gadgets and allows them to connect […]
How to Pair a Cell Phone to a Bluetooth Headset: 6 Steps
Pairing your new Bluetooth Headset with your Cell Phone is easy, if you can follow these simple steps. Gather and charge your cell phone and Bluetooth headset. Put your Bluetooth headset in “pairing mode”. For almost all headsets this is done by starting with the headset power off, then pressing and holding the multi-function button […]
Will these guys make Google Glass uncool?
CNN – The Segway. The Bluetooth headset. The pocket protector. What do these three technologies have in common? They all pretty much work as promised. They all seem like good ideas on paper. And they’re all too dorky to live. Now, far be it from me to claim that nerdiness equals lack of popularity potential. […]
BBC News – Google Glass – will we love it or hate it?
Google’s smart glasses project has been causing excitement in the tech world for months as speculation about what it will finally look like and be able to do reaches fever pitch. Prototype devices are being tested by around 1,000 so-called Glass Explorers and are expected to go on sale to the public next year. While […]