Posts Tagged 'monitor'

AluRack Lets You Stash Stuff Behind Your iMac or Cinema Display

There are quite a few people using laptops as their main machines these days. Though I still use a desktop PC for a lot of my computing tasks, I have set up a MacBook Pro 17 as an ancillary workstation with an external screen. Monitors tend to be quite large, and finding the optimal placement for your laptop can be problematic. I like this solution because it actually hides your laptop behind your monitor.

alurack stand mac imac cinema display

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LarkLife Activity Band Motivates Exercise with Technology

Activity bracelets and other fitness gadgets are a great way to get motivated to get into shape. Instead of relying on paltry humans, your love for gadgets will keep you running when the lactic acid starts to settle into your legs! Well, that might still be a pipe dream, but check out Lark’s latest release. It’s kind of like a minimal version of the Nike+ FuelBand.

larklife activity monitor

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Logitech Ultimate Ears Headphones: One for Every Kind of Ear

Logitech released a couple of teasers late last week about their new series of headphones from their Ultimate Ears line, and they finally have made public what they have been working on. The UE series of headphones includes 4 different models that will go over your ears and into them.

logitech ultimate ears headphones

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Cardiio App Uses MIT Tech to Measure Your Heart Rate By Looking at Your Face

I’ve got a heart rate monitor, but it’s tied to a strap that connects wirelessly to my Garmin 500 cycling computer. There are also numerous smartphone apps which can measure your pulse when you cover up the camera and flash with your fingertip. But the Cardiio app for iOS uses MIT technology to measure your heart rate without even a touch, simply by “looking” at your face.

cardiio iphone app heart rate no wires

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Using Large Monitors & HDTVs with Your Workstation

112911_rg_LargeScreens_01.jpgWith the price of HDTVs of all kind going down to affordable levels, it makes sense for the modern home office to have one large display. These displays can be used to stream media, play video games or just for extra screen real estate when you feel like you’re getting cramped.

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Why I Don’t Miss My Large Screen TV

110811_rg_AlternativeTV_01.jpgWhen we moved away from North America in 2006, one of the things that we left behind, but have discovered wo do not miss is a large screen TV. Nowadays, many households have a HDTV monster anchoring the living room. Due to space constraints, our own living room has been partially transformed into a home office/library, and so we’ve found ways to replace the big TV with smaller, more optimal ways to get our entertainment on…

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Living with Dead Pixels

103111-deadpixel.jpgThere’s nothing more annoying than finding a dead pixel(s) on a new laptop or mobile device’s screen. Dead pixels are the bane of designers and programmers everywhere, a visual scab that disrupts concentration just by being there. Here are a few techniques for living with dead pixels…

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