The Stir Kinetic is like no desk you’ve ever seen before. It’s a $3,980 work surface that moves, senses your presence, learns your habits, comes equipped with a touchscreen controller, and even breathes, sort of.
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Gain Fitness has raised $2.14 million to tighten and tone your body using its library of fitness apps. Its apps surpassed 1 million downloads and the company has some interesting new products and partnerships in the works.
NeuroSky today secured an undisclosed sum from Softbank, a Japanese corporation, in a round that chief executive Stanley Yang describes as ”strategic.”
Nike announced its latest FuelBand in a way that only Nike can — with dance music, Olympic athletes, and even Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley.
Looks like Apple grabbed Jay Blahnik, a well-known fitness expert who has worked with big-name companies like Nike on its wearables products.
Google Glass is for walking around and getting directions to a cafe with the perfect espresso. Recon Jet is for kicking your performance into the ultimate high gear and — yes — even saving lives.
Fitness is good, but wellness is better. And to become one with the universe, you must first become one with your T-shirt.
Guest Post Google Glass has the potential to fundamentally change the way we track and gamify health.
MapMyFitness made the most significant web update and redesign in three years to become a “more beautiful, cleaner, easier to live in” house for all your workout activity.
This iPhone fitness app takes the place of those lazy gym buddies through virtual coaching and social networking.
BSX Atheltics wants to help you train better, but first it has to show what heart rate monitors are outdated.
Android owners now have one less excuse against getting healthy.
MapMyFitness rolls out product updates and enhanced features for its MVP users.
Chicks love yoga pants, and Science loves subscription commerce. It was a marketplace match made in heaven.
Personal trainer app Gain Fitness partnered with fitness experts to create customizable workout routines.
Grown-ups have FitBit and Up and assorted other fitness trackers to monitor their own health. Now babies have their own “smart scale” that lets parents “monitor, understand, and share” their kids’ growth.
Finally, Fitbit has an activity tracking wristband of its own.
Digital notebook service Springpad features tastemaker-designed guides to staying organized in 2013.
For all your goal-fulfillment needs and wants, here’s a great list of apps, websites, and cool services to help you become healthier, wealthier, and wiser in the new year.
Just in time for New Years Resolutions, PumpUp launches a personal trainer app for iPhone that helps users achieve their fitness goals.
In the battle of the latest fitness gadgets, there are no losers.
Yog is a social running app that connects people around the word to run together in real-time.
If you’ve been meaning to jump on Fitbit’s fitness tracking bandwagon, now’s a good time to start.
MindBody provides marketing tools, scheduling, analytics, networking and point of sale services for health and wellness providers.
Fitness Interactive Experience will be launching a beta version of its first fitness game soon.
This fancy new toy takes the Nike FuelBand concept to a whole new level — one that includes sleep, a critical part of modern health, especially for tech-obsessed insomniacs.
Adults have FitBit, Fuelband — maybe someday again — Jawbone UP. Kids now have Zamzee.
Fitbit today announced two new fitness trackers to maintain its lead against competitors like Nike.
Launching today, FitKit prompts you to take a free lifestyle assessment quiz, and then doles out personalized guidance from nutritionists.
Facebook and fitness. Who knew these two seemingly disparate pursuits would blend so magically together? But fitness apps (and social competition in fitness activities) have seen huge growth since app developers got access to Facebook Open Graph.
With the approval of a new pair of protocol standards, expect to see a lot more Bluetooth fitness devices in the near future.
A billion people worldwide have tuned in to the Olympic games. It seems people everywhere are captivated by feats of the human body, mind, and spirit and never tire of watching.
Wello hits the ground running today, offering live personal training over two-way video to triathletes, couch potatoes, and everyone in between.
With 1 in 3 Americans qualifying as obese and Americans accounting for 34% of the world’s weight but only 6% of its population, it’s encouraging to know that fitness tracking app Endomondo tripled its user base in the past year, reaching the 10 million user mark.
We have cloud computing, cloud file sharing, cloud security and now cloud fitness. Yes, you read that right — fitness has joined in on the cloud trend with Yufit, a website offering online fitness classes hosted on Amazon Web Services.