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The Sportive All-in-One Training Watch from VEA Sports

Friday, July 15th, 2011


The Sportive training watch from French company VEA Sports eliminates the need for packing extra gadgets on your run. It replaces your GPS, cellphone, MP3 player and camera while performing all the functions you expect from a sports watch. Its phone capability features EDGE connectivity with MMS and Bluetooth. Its GPS app will measure distance, speed, pulse and calories burned. You can also play music, watch a video or snap some photos while you workout.

The Sportive’s pricetag of over $700 means it will only be used by the most serious gadget-loving athletes. If you fall into that category or if you’re just want to learn more about the Sportive, visit the Engadget website.

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New Star Wars GPS Voice Sets from TomTom

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

TomTom, leading maker of GPS devices, now offers special Star Wars voice sets.  Imagine getting navigational directions from Darth Vader, Yoda or Obi-Wan.  Will you be able to resist taking a turn to the Dark Side?  In addition to the voice sets, which sell for $12.95 on the TomTom website, you can also download free Star Wars startup screens, sounds and car icons.

See Darth Vader giving directions in the TomTom recording studio in this popular YouTube video.

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