Basis Peak Smartwatch Fitness Tracker Unveiled For $199 (video)

Basis Fitness Tracker

Following on from the acquisition by Intel of fitness tracker company Basis back in March of this year, the company has this week unveiled its latest creation since being purchased by Intel, in the form of the Basis Peak smartwatch.

Over the past twelve months Intel has been pushing wearable technology and partnering with companies such as Opening Ceremony and Fossil. The latest creation by Basis moves away from a pure fitness tracking device and more into the smartwatch marketplace.

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Asus VivoTab 8 Windows 8 Tablet Launches Next Month For $199 (video)

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US residents in the market for a new Windows 8 Tablet might be interested to know that Asus will next month be making available its Asus VivoTab 8 tablet running Microsoft’s Windows 8 for $199.

The new Asus VivoTab 8 tablet was first unveiled earlier this month and is equipped with an 8 inch HD touchscreen display offering users a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.

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New Humble Flash Bundle Available Now

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If you are, a fan of the Humble Bundle a new Humble Flash Bundle has landed that can be purchased now via Steam. As always, the games that come with it depend on how much money you pay. The Humble Flash Bundle comes with Anomaly: Warzone Earth, Anomaly: Warzone Earth Mobile Campaign, Sleepwalker’s Journey, and Funky Smugglers no matter how much you spend.

If you spend $6 or more on the bundle, you will also receive Anomaly Korea, Anomaly 2, and Anomaly 2 Bonus Content Hell Hound. Gamers who plunk down $10 or more will also get SpaceCom. All of these games are DRM free so you can buy them and play them on multiple devices. Several of the games will also work on Android devices.

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Rico Transforms Your Old Smartphone Into Smart Home Robot (video)

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Once we have upgraded our smartphones sometimes our old smartphones are left to become retro devices in desktop draws. Wouldn’t it be great if we could utilise the power of these smartphones somewhere else in our homes? MindHelix think they have the solution with their new Rico home robot.

The Rico home robot has been specifically designed to utilise the processing power of older smartphones and transform them into smart home robot security devices and personal assistants. Check out the video after the jump to see the new Rico smart robots in action.

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Motorola Droid Turbo Appears In Benchmarks

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We have already seen some photos of the new Motorola Droid Turbo, which is expected to launch on Verizon Wireless shortly, and now the device has appeared in some benchmarks.

The Motorola Droid Turbo has appeared in the GFX Bench benchmarks, and some of the previous specifications we heard about the device have been confirmed.

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Battlefield Hardline Will Launch With 9 Maps And 7 Modes (video)

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EA and Visceral Games the developers of the up coming Battlefield Hardline game has today confirmed that players will be able to enjoy seven different gaming modes across nine different maps when the game launches early in 2015.

Originally EA hoped to release the Battlefield Hardline game sometime before the end of the year, but earlier this year they announced that its launch would be delayed until next year.

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Tokyoflash Kisai Vortex Watch

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The guys from Tokyoflash have released their latest geeky watch, this one is called the Tokyoflash Kisai Vortex and it comes with a touchscreen LCD display.

The Tokyoflash Kisai Vortex watch comes with a stainless steel case and bracelet finished in gunmetal and it features a choice of either a blue or red display.

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Middle Earth Shadow of Mordor Gameplay First 15 Minutes (video)

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Gamers interested in the new Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor that launched today in some markets, are sure to enjoy this new gameplay video published by the guys over at Destructoid, that provides a look at the first 15 minutes of the game.

The Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor game launched on PC Internationally today via Steam and on PlayStation 4, Xbox One in the US with the Xbox One and PS4 game available from October 3rd 2014 in Europe.

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Seek Thermal Camera Designed For Smartphones (video)

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Smartphone owners wishing they could benefit from a thermal camera on a daily basis, are sure to be interested in a new camera adapter called the Seek that has been created to bring thermal imaging technology to the masses.

The Seek Thermal camera adapter adds thermal capabilities to almost any iOS or Android smartphones and weighs just 14g and is capable of detecting heat in a temperature range from -40 to +330 degrees C.

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Asus VivoMini Mini PC Launches In November For $149 (video)

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Asus has this week added a new addition to their range of mini PC systems, in the form of the newly unveiled Asus VivoMini mini PC that is capable of running Microsoft Windows, linux and other operating systems.

The Asus VivoMini measures 4.9 x 4.9 x 1.7 inches in size and is powered by an Intel Celeron 2957U Haswell processor as well as being available in the future powered by Intel Core i3 and Core i5 processors.

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BlackBerry Passport 2 In The Works, Concept Coming At MWC

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BlackBerry recently launched its latest smartphone, the BlackBerry Passport, the device appears to be off to a good start, as the company managed to sell 200,000 units in the first day, and now we have some details on the BlackBerry Passport 2.

BlackBerry CEO, John Chen, recently confirmed that the company is working on the sequel to the Passport, The BlackBerry Passport 2, although he did not provide any details about the handset.

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