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I took me out to a ball game, where tech called balls and strikes

Technically Incorrect: The two-game series between the San Rafael Pacifics and the Vallejo Admirals claimed to be the first to use Pitchf/x tech to make decisions.

By July 30, 2015


Impressive dreamlike video features 100 dancing robot balls

Dancing with a room full of robots is more graceful -- and more complicated -- than you might think. CNET's Michael Franco talks to the filmmaker who made it happen.

By September 30, 2015


Forget fitness bands. Smarter balls, socks, rackets elevate your game

A new breed of fitness equipment uses your phone to help track performance in your favorite sports, including running, soccer (football), tennis, basketball, baseball and golf.

By September 23, 2015


Tennis ball stuck to your phone could make for great dog selfies

A decidedly oddball Kickstarter project aims to improve dog selfies by attracting your pup's attention to your phone.

By September 21, 2015


Adidas miCoach Smart Ball

For a team, the Adidas miCoach Smart Ball is worth the steep price to improve free kicks and set plays. But for the average player, it's just a fun gadget to play with -- not to buy.

By June 7, 2015

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LA Reservoir turned into ball pit to combat drought

The Los Angeles Reservoir has been covered with a layer of floating "shade balls" to prevent water loss to evaporation.

By August 13, 2015


Break it down: A soccer ball with serious game

From CNET Magazine: We crack open the MiCoach Smart Ball for a look at how Adidas gave this soccer ball a brain.

By July 8, 2015


Saturn's tiny moon Prometheus is a ring wrecking ball

Saturn has an oddly shaped little moon that enjoys carving arcs out of one of the planet's picturesque rings. An image just released by NASA highlights that behavior.

By July 6, 2015


Adidas miCoach Smart Ball trains you to be a smarter player (pictures)

Want to be a smarter player? The 32-panel Adidas miCoach Smart Ball is filled with Bluetooth sensors which help by giving you immediate feedback on your kick's speed, power and curve.

9 Images By June 7, 2015


That's no moon! It's a Death Star beach ball

You don't need to be Darth Vader to have fun with your own Death Star. This inflatable "Star Wars" space station from ThinkGeek lights up and is impervious to destruction from Rebels -- unless they have a sharp object.

By May 17, 2015