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CES 2012 Preview: 16 Hot Gadgets

Here's a sneak peek at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show's array of gadgets, from dream cameras to clever iPhone cases--and even a cycling computer that promises you a beach-ready body.
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Velocomp claims that its iBike Powerhouse is the world's first intelligent cycling computer, designed to automatically adjust to your exercise goals. As you upload performance data from your iBike Powerhouse to an iPhone or iPod Touch, an iOS app analyzes the data, optimizes the goals for your next workout, and then uses those goals to motivate you to achieve that next level of fitness. Velcomp claims that the so-called Powerhouse method maximizes the benefit of each ride, so as to shorten the time needed to achieve results.

Users can pick from several goal-based plans. For example, "iSlim," "Express Fitness," "Brazilian Butt," "Kid Fit," "Weekend Warrior," "Zero to 50 miles in 3 weeks," and "Healthy Heart" are some of the plans that Velocomp makes available through in-app purchases (ahem, there's the business model!). Then over a period of four to six weeks, iBike Powerhouse directs you to pedal at specific levels of effort (cyclists know these as "watts") during each workout.

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rames2075
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1/8/2012 | 4:11:36 PM
re: CES 2012 Preview: 16 Hot Gadgets
video demonstration on VoxLinc home page is not playing properly,from this you can imagine how this product would be.
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1/8/2012 | 7:06:04 AM
re: CES 2012 Preview: 16 Hot Gadgets
Agreed on both counts...the NEX line is definitely not SLR, that's how the body can be made so small, no mirror/pentaprism
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1/8/2012 | 1:33:22 AM
re: CES 2012 Preview: 16 Hot Gadgets
I don't think DSLR is the correct term for this type of camera. It's a Compact System Camera, or a Mirrorless camera, or a compact interchangeable lens camera, but not a DSLR. I could be wrong but I think DSLR's are designed around the mirror which makes it a single lens reflex.
And I believe the hold up is the floods in Thailand, not the Tsunami in Japan. Seems like the reporting is not quite up to snuff here.
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