Einstein's Pedometer App Measures Your Aging (or Lack Thereof)

In case you need a science class reminder, Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity partly concerned the process of ageing—specifically that a stationary person actually ages faster than someone in motion. Using the iPhone's GPS, along with the Lorentz Transformations, this app will details exactly how much "life"… »4/08/11 7:00am4/08/11 7:00am

Bandai RPG Pedometers, Like Nike+ for the Extra Masochistic

13 billion years ago, a super dense ball of junk exploded. And it's taken this long for someone like Bandai to come around and combine our least favorite thing (exercise) with one of our most favorite things (pointless, time-sucking RPGS, preferably featuring some sort of underage girl with oversized...eyes...who has… »10/17/08 2:01pm10/17/08 2:01pm

FitBit is Clip-On Wireless Excercise-Tracker, Monitors Your Sleep Too

The FitBit's just been unveiled at the TechCrunch 50 event, and it's an interesting gizmo: it's designed to clip to your clothing where it tracks your exercise activity, a bit like Nike+ »9/10/08 5:59am9/10/08 5:59am. But unlike the iPod/Nike combo, it wirelessly connects to its charger/basestation which sends data to an online database that…

Lap-Around-Japan Pedometer Lets You Virtual Hike Around Japan During Your Daily Commute

Out in Japan at the end of next month, U-Mate's Lap-Around-Japan pedometer is a novel idea to get people walking. Instead of noting the same old landmarks (skyscraper, dog toilet, convenience store, interminable roadworks, pervy builders, etc. etc.) the miles you cover are transposed into miles around the japanese… »2/20/08 5:09am2/20/08 5:09am