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High-end Gravity gym taps fitness tech for top-level execs

This exclusive gym in Singapore uses both social and technological incentives to keep executives working out.

By August 26, 2015


How to force yourself to go to the gym

Use technology to force -- er, motivate -- your workouts.

By June 26, 2015


New tool for grading Iowa kids in gym class? Heart rate monitors

No more slacking in PE -- at least not in the schools in Dubuque, Iowa. Starting this year, the district will require students to wear the devices.

By August 18, 2014


With this machine, Slinky hits the gym more than you do

Thanks to some makers in London, the classic coiled-metal spring toy Slinky now has its own treadmill.

By June 16, 2014


The 'Star Wars' toy that made me a geek

Commentary: One "Star Wars" toy shaped CNET's Bonnie Burton as a geek. As "Force Friday" passes, she fondly recalls stumbling upon a discarded action figure that changed her life forever.

By September 5, 2015


Drone delivers bundle of drugs to prison yard, causes serious hoopla

When a package containing heroin, marijuana and tobacco lands in a prison yard, things go pretty much the way you'd expect.

By August 4, 2015


Use IFTTT, iOS to hold you accountable for going to the gym

Having a friend hold you accountable for your gym visits can be a terrific motivator. So how about an app?

By March 6, 2014


Tunity streams TV audio to your smartphone

It's kind of like a poor-man's Roku 3 remote, but also way cooler.

By December 30, 2014


Woman kicked out of gym for using cell phone

A woman has her gym membership revoked because, the gym says, she kept using her cell phone on the machines.

By March 4, 2013


Headless Kenshiro muscle-bot gets ripped at the gym

Kenshiro, born at the University of Tokyo, represents the latest attempt to create a musculoskeletal machine that moves like a human. Who needs a head?

By December 12, 2012