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9 Tech Gadgets You Wish You Could Afford

At first, you'll say, "Who needs to spend that kind of money on this kind of gadget?" Then you'll say, "I want that!" Here's a look at nine items that fit that bill.
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Sensoria Fitness Smart Socks
It's an old complaint: the holiday present of underwear. But if it's this underwear you find under the tree, you may not complain. 
Sensoria Fitness makes several items of wearable fitness clothing that track your heart rate, monitor body movement, and connect with a mobile app. While the company makes a Fitness Smart Sports Bra ($139) and a Fitness Smart T-shirt ($139), I'm drawn most to the Fitness Smart Socks 'because who in his right mind would spend $199 on a pair of socks?!' Well, me, if I could afford it. You don't get much geekier than this. 
The Sensoria smart socks are infused with proprietary textile sensors to detect parameters important to running form, such as cadence and foot landing technique, and they collect data about activity type and impact forces. That data is transmitted through a featherweight, detachable anklet via Bluetooth Smart to a smartphone app. The software analyzes the data and provides runners with audio and visual feedback. The company promises that you can gain real-time feedback to help adjust running form, improve performance, and reduce the risk of injuries.
Also, they do look cool.
Product info: Sensoria
 Price: $199
 Shipping: Yes 
(Image: Sensoria)

Sensoria Fitness Smart Socks

It's an old complaint: the holiday present of underwear. But if it's this underwear you find under the tree, you may not complain.

Sensoria Fitness makes several items of wearable fitness clothing that track your heart rate, monitor body movement, and connect with a mobile app. While the company makes a Fitness Smart Sports Bra ($139) and a Fitness Smart T-shirt ($139), I'm drawn most to the Fitness Smart Socks "because who in his right mind would spend $199 on a pair of socks?!" Well, me, if I could afford it. You don't get much geekier than this.

The Sensoria smart socks are infused with proprietary textile sensors to detect parameters important to running form, such as cadence and foot landing technique, and they collect data about activity type and impact forces. That data is transmitted through a featherweight, detachable anklet via Bluetooth Smart to a smartphone app. The software analyzes the data and provides runners with audio and visual feedback. The company promises that you can gain real-time feedback to help adjust running form, improve performance, and reduce the risk of injuries.

Also, they do look cool.

Product info: Sensoria
Price: $199
Shipping: Yes

(Image: Sensoria)

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12/8/2015 | 11:13:59 AM
workstation or dentist chair?
My favorite is the workstation that looks like a dentist's chair, allowing me to combine the experience of two of my favorite activities: Working & going to the dentist.
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