Half-Life spotted running on Android Wear

Now we know it is possible, because someone has actually published a video of an Android Wear smartwatch running the 1998 vintage classic shooting game “Half-Life”. It’s not quite Half-Life 3 yet, but it’s definitely something. You would ask “why?”, but there is no answer to that. People just go ahead and do stuff, they don’t need any other reason to be awesome.

Seattle’s Space Needle launches virtual reality app

The Space Needle is one of – if not THE most iconic – landmark in the city of Seattle and has been what most people remember about the city (that and the rain, of course) since it was built in 1962 for the World’s Fair. In 2015, it’s still going strong, providing locals and tourists alike with magnificent views of the city, Puget Sound, and to wherever your eyes can reach. Today the management of the Space Needle jump on the virtual reality (VR) bandwagon by launching an app that will provide users with VR headsets to experience the Needle’s amazing views.

Garmin’s new heart rate monitors for athletes: HRM-Tri and HRM-Swim

Smartwatches and other usual fitness wearables are great for tracking activities, showing notifications, counting your steps, etc. But for the more “serious” athletes who are into hard core training for a future event or something, they need something more. Garmin is introducing two new wearables that will specifically cater to swimmers and triathletes, the HRM-Swim and the HRM-Tri. They are the first underwater heart rate monitors that the company is offering.

Pebble Time updates Android firmware, coming soon for older models

Since Pebble Time devices have now reached some of its intended users, specifically those who supported its Kickstarter campaign, it’s now time to upgrade its firmware for those using the wearable on an Android platform. A lot of the changes that they’ve made are based on user feedback and suggestions, and on their official site, they even put some of the exact tweets that have inspired the developers to make on the firmware.

Google Glass Enterprise Edition: rugged, folding frame

We’re still not yet at that point where everyone is demanding for a consumer-friendly version of Google Glass, possibly because it is not yet ready for mass marketing. But what we do have now is a slightly improved version of the Explorer Edition, or what is being referred to as the Enterprise Edition, that is being targeted for working professionals looking at playing around with Google’s wearable. It’s not the Google Glass 2.0 some have been waiting for, but at least it’s something.

Acer rolls out Liquid Leap+ Fitness Tracker in the US

Just in case you didn’t know, Acer has already leaped into the health and fitness tracking game with the Liquid Leap+. This fitness tracker is now available in the US, ready to help those fitness buffs and wannabes to up their game. There are several similar models available in the market but this one boasts of a wider range of fitness tracking functions and works with Android, as well as, Windows and iOS.

Misfit Flash Link: activity tracker, can be do-anything button too

Misfit is stepping up their wearable game as they have announced their new products, both hardware and software. The new Misfit Flash Link is just like your average activity tracker but it can be attached as an accessory to various parts of your body. It also comes with a built-in button that can be synced to various smart devices, if programmed through the Misfit Flash Link app, which acts like an IFTTT program.
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