Little Rooster offers more enjoyable female wake-up call
Ladies: do you ever sleep through the alarm clock? Or, perhaps even worse, get jarred out of bed by a horrid, loud beeping that leaves you out of sorts for the rest of the morning? Now, there is a product that combines technology and titillation to wake you up in a more relaxing way. Behold, the Little Rooster, an alarm clock that doubles as a vibrator.
Nike celebrates 30 years of Air Pegasus with a brisk Toronto run
Recap of Apple's 2013 iPhone event
Join our reporters and editors as they report live from Cupertino, New York City, and beyond during Apple's next product announcement on September 10, 2013. Will Apple unveil an iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C? New iPads? Updated iMacs? Apple TV hardware? Or will Apple turn up the dial on iTunes Radio? Tune in with us.
Exploring Google Glass through eyes of early users
Among the people testing Google Inc.'s wearable computer are teachers, dentists, doctors, radio disc jockeys, hair stylists, architects, athletes and even a zookeeper.
Some 10,000 people are trying out an early version of Glass, most of them selected as part of a contest.
To get a sense of the advantages and drawbacks of the device, The Associated Press spoke to three Glass owners who have been using the device since late spring: Sarah Hill, a former TV broadcaster and current military veterans advocate; David Levy, a hiking enthusiast and small business owner; and Deborah Lee, a stay-at-home mom.
Ditch your old tech with eBay's new My Gadgets service
Are you wondering how much your old smart phone or iPod is worth? Lots of us have aging technology lying around in the draw that we've been meaning to get rid of, but haven't got around to. EBay has just launched a new service designed to get you a fair price. It's called eBay My Gadgets, and it's available here.
Vibrating pen tells you off when you don't write properly
How's your handwriting? In a world where most people seem to type, the chances are it could be better. But now, a German company is developing a computerized pen that claims to help you not only with your handwriting, but with your spelling, too.
My adventure in barefoot running
I've been running long enough that shoe choice is hardly a consideration. Asics. Something in the 1100 series. I make the trek to the shoe store, locate my size, pay the cashier and I'm on my merry way. It's the easiest transaction either of us will have all day.
So why would I want to climb aboard the barefoot running bandwagon?
Techies and makers: Sleep your way to poverty
Apparently, Ontario kid Linda Evangelista doesn't get up for less than $10,000 a day. That was in 1990 dollars, so lord knows what she gets up for now. The rest of us have to get up for a lot less than that – but how much less? One canny inventor decided to find out, by inventing an alarm clock that shreds money if you don't get out of bed.
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