Garmin's Edge 1000 May Be the Smartest Bike Computer Yet

While the phones in our pockets have been getting smarter and smarter at an alarming rate, bike computers (despite having the word "computer" right in their name) have been lagging way behind. But as sensors, radios, and chips have shrunk smaller and smaller, we've seen more and more intelligence come to the handlebars.… » 4/09/14 7:00am 4/09/14 7:00am

I Wore the Navy's Oculus Rift, and It Showed Me the Future of Warfare

When we think of the future of the military, we think of bigger and better weapons. Laser canons and the like. But what about the people operating those lasers? How can a behemoth like the Navy ready its future sailors for the high-tech combat of tomorrow? Believe it or not, with an Oculus Rift. » 3/13/14 11:20am 3/13/14 11:20am

Garmin's Fenix 2 May Be the World's Best Adventure and Training Watch

Garmin has had a lot of success with its GPS watches in recent years. There's the Forerunner 910XT, which has been the king of triathlon watches for years now. There's the recent Forerunner 620 (and the 220) which added advanced analysis of running dynamics to the equation. And then, of course, there's the original… » 2/20/14 7:00am 2/20/14 7:00am

Commandos Now Play Digital Brain Games as War Prep

U.S. special operations forces carry out some the military's toughest, most high-stakes missions. To pull them off, the commandos need speed, agility and swift perception skills akin to those of top-tier professional athletes. That might explain why the military's latest commando training program will rely on a… » 5/08/12 6:59am 5/08/12 6:59am

Fila Skele-toes Amp Lightning Review: A Faux-Minimalist Mutant Running …

They're toe shoes, for running—but wait! Only four toes? And those soles... thick but light. Just what the hell are these things? They're Fila's new Skele-toes Amp. The company's first attempt at a more natural running shoe. Do they actually perform, or are they just trying to ride the barefoot bandwagon? » 3/26/12 4:30pm 3/26/12 4:30pm

The New Nike+ Is a Futuristic Sensor That Brings the Power of Nike's…

If you've ever played sports, you've always wanted to find a way to measure your athletic ability. How fast can you run? How high can you jump? Are you any good? The new Nike+ Sports Sensor puts a super smart sensor in your shoe that can measure all that. It's like wearing Nike's research labs on your feet. » 2/22/12 10:53am 2/22/12 10:53am

MiCoach for Android Will Start Motivating You From April

The popular and really quite good Adidas MiCoach fitness system is about to launch on Android, with a compatible app set to arrive for free download on the Android Market in April. Adidas says the app has already been downloaded by over a million Blackberry and iPhone users, so something's obviously been done right. [ » 2/16/11 6:00am 2/16/11 6:00am