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SWEAT SOAKED HEADPHONES TAKE ‘LIMITED EDITION’ TO NEW LEVEL

26 May 2016 SWEAT SOAKED HEADPHONES TAKE ‘LIMITED EDITION’ TO NEW LEVEL [...]...

Urbanears is putting sweat up for sale with headphones drenched in the sweat of inspiring movement-makers from fashion, music, and sport— all aiming to put the beauty of sweat in the spotlight. The Limited Sweat Edition is made in collaboration with seven stand-out individuals from music, sport, and fashion, who’ve each been given their own Hellas headphones from the Urbanears Active collection to wear during the workout of their choice. Three of these special editions were created by running coach Knox Robinson, dancer ‘WilldaBeast’ Adams, and musician Amanda Bergman, who can be seen sweating it out in the Mojave Desert in a short film available at www.urbanears.com/sweat. “There’s a crucial connection between music and running. The two don’t rely on each other per se but when combined in the right way the results can be amazing,” says Knox Robinson. Also putting their sweat-soaked headphones up for sale are British singer V V Brown, American model Barbie Ferreira, German fashionista Bonnie Strange, and French DJ and entrepreneur Nadege Winter. Each pair of Hellas headphones is sealed in a bag post-workout, signed and labeled with the details of the sweat-session. Buyers are given the choice to either keep the headphones as a…

Ballistic Case Company Launches Protective, Sleek Case Series in New Limited Edition Colors

26 May 2016 Ballistic Case Company Launches Protective, Sleek Case Series in New Limited Edition Colors

Ballistic, designers and manufacturers of industry-leading protection for smartphones and tablets, introduces its most fashionable case series to-date.

MEDIA ALERT: May 25, 2016

25 May 2016 MEDIA ALERT: May 25, 2016 [...]...

Solos™ Smart Cycling Glasses Draws in More Crowds with Kickstarter Campaign and USA Cycling Partnership BOSTON, Mass. – May 25, 2016 – Today Solos™ announces the launch of its Kickstarter campaign to serve as a platform of awareness and new updates on the soon-to-be-released smart cycling glasses. Solos is the first and only Augmented Reality Sports Glasses developed with the USA Cycling team. With Solos now serving as a critical tool for the team’s training and insights, USA will have an unparalleled edge entering the Summer 2016 Olympics. Watch a video of the team training with Solos HERE. Solos takes the world’s smallest heads-up display and pairs it with best in class performance tracking, precision training tools, and a number of every day useful features. It is engineered by MIT graduate, Dr. Ernesto Martinez to provide an extremely slim display projecting real-time data such as speed, cadence, heart rate, power zones, calories, distance and elevation. Additional features include maps and navigation, voice prompts, and call capabilities. Solos also integrates with other training apps such as TrainingPeaks, Strava and MapMyRide. The Vista™ Pupil optical module on Solos smart glasses is the smallest in the world, providing real-time information in a safe…

SteelSeries Rival 700, World’s First Modular Gaming Mouse with OLED Display and Tactile Alerts Now Available in North America

24 May 2016 SteelSeries Rival 700, World’s First Modular Gaming Mouse with OLED Display and Tactile Alerts Now Available in North America [...]...

 Taking Orders Exclusively on SteelSeries.com Starting Today CHICAGO – May 24, 2016 – SteelSeries, leader and innovator in gaming peripherals, ships the Rival 700, the world’s first gaming mouse equipped with a fully customizable onboard OLED display, real-time tactile alerts, and interchangeable components.  Available exclusively at SteelSeries.com to customers in North America for $99.99, gamers can now head into battle with a mouse that adapts to personal preferences and provides in-game alerts to enhance performance and increase gaming immersion. “To have my Rival 700 notify me when my cooldowns are up is a total game changer,” said Jonathan ‘LodA’ Berg, Professional Dota 2 player currently playing for team Alliance.  “The Rival 700 not only gives me an edge during intense battles, but also adapts to my moods and preferences.” OLED Display Powered by SteelSeries Engine, gamers can now personalize the OLED display to track game stats, change profiles, see their CPI settings, as well as set custom logos and animations.  The Rival 700’s OLED display provides vital information on-the-fly, allowing gamers to gain an edge without having to navigate cumbersome options and menus. Tactile Alerts The Rival 700 gaming mouse is no longer an input device, but a tool to dominate opponents. …

New iDevices Socket Transforms Ordinary Lights Into Connected Lights

24 May 2016 New iDevices Socket Transforms Ordinary Lights Into Connected Lights [...]...

Screw any standard bulb into the iDevices® Socket, a sophisticated Wi-Fi® light bulb adapter, to control your lights from anywhere using the iDevices Connected app, or just your voice Avon, Conn. – May 24, 2016 – iDevices®, the preeminent brand in the smart home industry, announces the availability of Socket. This latest innovation allows you to turn any ordinary light bulb into a connected bulb quickly and easily. Simply screw Socket into your favorite lighting fixture and insert any standard bulb to enjoy the peace of mind that comes from the ability to control your lighting from anywhere. Using the free iDevices Connected app, take advantage of Socket’s dimming functionality and customizable color light ring to set the perfect ambiance to fit any moment. Its compact, discreet design blends with any home décor and fits easily into standard lighting receptacles. Use Siri® voice commands to control power and brightness to your lights. Socket is the latest evolution in iDevices’ line of connected home products, designed to give users a simple way to customize their home and enhance every day life. The iDevices Connected app makes it easy for users to add iDevices products to their home Wi-Fi® network and securely…

Bracketron Debuts TekGrip Power Dock: A Road Trip-Ready All-in-One Phone Charger and Mount

19 May 2016 Bracketron Debuts TekGrip Power Dock: A Road Trip-Ready All-in-One Phone Charger and Mount [...]...

Safe-driver approved, hands-free mount allows for same-time charging of two devices Minneapolis, MN. – May 19, 2016 – Bracketron, an industry leader in universal mounts and accessories for mobile devices, announces the TekGrip Power Dock, a unique hands-free mounting option for drivers that includes dual charging capabilities. Perfect for summer road trips, the TekGrip Power Dock has two USB outputs for you and your passenger to plug in and power up, all while using voice commands and GPS from your mounted device. Simply plug TekGrip Power Dock into your vehicle’s 12V port and adjust its unique 360° rotating gooseneck to any viewing angle. Its arms will expand up to four inches with the simple push of a button, to hold most smartphones or GPS devices. Folding legs offer additional support when needed and foam pads provide ample protection. With TekGrip Power Dock, there’s no need for a separate charger for your phone, you can place your phone in the mount when you get in your car or truck, and charge on-the-go, all from one place. TekGrip Power Dock retails for $29.99 at Bracketron.com. Media members interested in more information or booth appointments can contact Meghan Petchel at meghanpetchel@maxborgesagency.com. About Bracketron                                …

Booq’s New Saddle Pro Delivers Diverse Storage Options in a Lightweight Design for Business Travelers

19 May 2016 Booq’s New Saddle Pro Delivers Diverse Storage Options in a Lightweight Design for Business Travelers [...]...

Booq’s elegant, ultra-functional brief offers superior protection and well thought-out organization SIERRA MADRE, Calif. – The team at booq, designers of stylishly functional laptop bags, backpacks and carrying cases for creative professionals, releases their latest brief for business travelers, the Saddle Pro. Its expandable design makes it perfect for comfortable traveling, and its quick-access pockets keep important items such as passports and an iPad within easy reach. Saddle Pro is available now for $295 at www.booqbags.com. “We’ve taken our customers’ favorite features and feedback from the Boa saddle and Saddle carbon to create the Saddle Pro, which includes more volume and storage options,” said Kema Subsomboon, Lead Product Designer at booq. “Because booq fans often travel for business, we wanted to design an extremely functional yet lightweight bag that’s built to last, while evolving the traditional briefcase style into a modern design that feels both fresh and professional.” The exterior is made from ballistic nylon with water-repellent coating. Featuring extremely durable materials, like oversized and rubberized genuine YKK-brand zippers, Saddle Pro offers plenty of storage and convenient, quick-access pockets to transport an iPad, several books or folders, a coffee mug and documents, even in its non-expanded state. Convenient zippered mesh…

X-Doria Offers $5,000 Grand Prize in Phone Protection and Style Professional Video Contest

18 May 2016 X-Doria Offers $5,000 Grand Prize in Phone Protection and Style Professional Video Contest [...]...

SANTA MONICA, CA – (May 18, 2016) – X-Doria announces its partnership with The Audience Awards for a Protection and Style Video Contest. Film makers will have the opportunity to submit a professional video sharing how their iPhone is protected while using X-Doria’s Defense line of phone cases. Whether in a business meeting, roughing it at a campsite or mountain climbing, X-Doria is inviting film makers to show how their iPhone travels with them and how X-Doria offers stylish protection with its phone case offerings. The grand prize winner will be awarded with a $5,000 cash prize, followed by $1,500 for the first runner-up and $500 for the second runner-up. Additional award opportunities include a $500 Jury Award and an Honorable Mention Award with a prize value of $60. For more details on requirements for entry, visit Audience Awards Entry Page Contest Details Include: Video Time Limit: 30 to 75 Seconds Submit your Video By: Aug 09, 2016 at 7:00am MDT (America/Denver) Voting Opens: Aug 09, 2016 at 9:00am MDT (America/Denver) Voting Closes: Aug 15, 2016 at 9:00pm MDT (America/Denver) Entry Fee: $0 JURY AWARDS 1st Place Jury Award: $500 Honorable Mention Jury Award: Free Case valued at $60 Award…

Strava Introduces Live Segments for iPhone and Android

18 May 2016 Strava Introduces Live Segments for iPhone and Android [...]...

SAN FRANCISCO – Strava, the social network for athletes, introduces Live Segments for mobile devices, the latest Premium feature to inspire athletes to improve their performance. Ideal for the millions of cyclists and runners who use a mobile phone as the their primary training and recording device, Live Segments offers real-time audio cues and visuals of an athlete’s current effort on a segment, their personal record and the person who is at the top of the leaderboard. Learn more about Strava Live Segments here. Strava Live Segments provides a variety of visual components, allowing athletes to view their second-by-second performance during starred segments and popular local segments. Audio cues enable athletes to hear their progress on a segment. “Last July, we launched Live Segments for Garmin cycling computers and saw that athletes really enjoyed the feature. We wanted to extend that positive experience to the millions of athletes who use their phone for riding and running,” says Aaron Forth, Chief Product Officer at Strava. To use Strava Live Segments, athletes simply begin by recording a ride or run. As athletes approach a starred segment or a popular segment, the screen automatically changes to Live Segments mode. Athletes will see a…

Polar Introduces Polar Club, a Group Heart Rate Training Solution for Health and Fitness Clubs

18 May 2016 Polar Introduces Polar Club, a Group Heart Rate Training Solution for Health and Fitness Clubs [...]...

KEMPELE, Finland – Polar, the pioneer of wearable sports and fitness technology and the leader of heart rate monitoring for more than 35 years, introduces Polar Club, a unique cloud-based training system that club owners and instructors can implement into group exercise classes. Through the use of a Polar H7 heart rate sensor, an iPad, and the Polar Club app and web service, health clubs can provide real-time guidance during classes as well as manage, track and analyze the quality and quantity of group exercise classes. “Polar Club provides clubs with a unique personal touch to the member experience,” says Marco Suvilaakso, Group Product Director at Polar. “We’ve built Club to support an in-club experience as well as an online community where instructors and club members can share trainings, post and comment and share announcements. The system is not only an effective community-building, class management and reporting tool, but also it provides a way for instructors to make real-time adjustments to help their clients meet fitness goals.” Instructors use the Polar Club app during classes to view live heart rate data from participants and offer real-time feedback and guidance during workouts. Live animated group and individual rewards keep the group…