Japan is killing it this week with a working demo of touchable 3D, subway rail lightsabers, and a pregnancy simulation vest that's a little too realistic. Plus, a $900 robot that will shame you into weight loss, and Eric's take on the upcoming Star Wars game The Old Republic.
Breezing on Indiegogo is a portable metabolism tracker that guides you toward your weight loss goal by telling you how many calories you need.
Intuitive Automata's robot diet coach is now available for preorder. But are dieters ready to pay $80 per month for assistance shedding pounds?
Thank goodness for Japan. Without it, who would give us a working demo of touchable 3D, subway rail lightsabers, or a pregnancy simulation vest that's a little too realistic?
Hong Kong start-up Intuitive Automata is preparing to launch a robot that helps you stick to your diet. Autom is being billed as a more effective way of monitoring your eating habits and progress.
Exploration of the Red Planet will shift into a higher gear in 2012 with the arrival of a car-sized, instrument-laden robotic rover named Curiosity.
The weight maintenance sociable robot project at the always fascinating MIT Media Lab has one goal: to help you shed pounds. The talking, face-tracking, eye-contact-making weight-loss coach is designed for in-home use.
Segway inventor Dean Kamen's AspireAssist has helped obese people lose half their excess weight.
week in review Owners of the new smartphone find a litany of fault with the new device, while Apple grapples with map miscues. Also: CNET goes to Foxconn.
The latest craze in fitness is to log your progress and share it publicly on Twitter, Facebook, or niche networking sites. One reporter tackles the issue of whether it will do more harm than good to share her (embarrassingly obsessive) workout goals with the world.