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Fitness-Gaming Device Goji Play Officially Goes on Sale

Goji Play, the mobile-gaming-meets-cardio-fitness device first announced in July, officially goes on sale today. The product underwent a soft launch in October, by way of a partnership with MyFitnessPal. A Goji Play kit costs $100, includes an activity tracker and Bluetooth-connected game controllers designed for exercise machines, and supports 12 iOS games at launch, with more games and Android support planned for next year.

Diabetes Data Beamed to Your Phone

New meters from iHealth and LifeScan are small steps toward better diabetes care.
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No Cheap Shots With This $300 Bluetooth Basketball

The future of basketball looks pretty high-tech. (You still have to practice.)
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Wi-Fi(delity) in a Smaller Sonos

Sonos has come out with a lower-priced, smaller model that preserves its quality sound and its modular, wireless connection system.
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Yves Behar’s “Smart” Lock Startup August Raises $8 Million

Open sez-VCs.
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Livescribe 3, Jot Script and Pencil: Three “Smart” Pens for the Tablet Era

These iPad pens — and pencil — are bringing sexy back to styluses.
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Jawbone’s New Up Band Syncs Wirelessly, Costs $20 More

Called the Up24, this new activity-tracker is definitely going to get you moving this time … right?
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If Wearables Are Going to Grow Up, Games Might Point the Way

If. Might.
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With Anki, Toy Cars Cruise Into the New Age of Robotics

Every so often a new tech product comes along that is just plain fun. Anki is one of those.
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