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Tobii Tech Eye-Tracking For Games, Business And More

Tobii is an innovative Japanese tech company behind eye-tracking technology. While eye-tracking technology isn’t exactly new, Tobii is taking it to the next level.

Top 5 Creative Activity Toys To Buy Kids- Toy Of The Year Winners

Each year Toy Industry Association, Inc. hands out their Toy of the Year Awards. If you are looking to keep your child engaged in creative activity, check out the following guide which highlights the last five years’ worth of winners for the best Activity Toy of the Year. These creation-centered toys promote inventive and artistic playtime through building, doodling, and creating.

Is It Christmas Yeti?

People have been searching for the yeti for hundreds of years and there appears to be a real motivation behind those searches -- the meat. It is apparently the secret behind the Sherpas' ability to climb so easily at such high altitudes. Canned Yeti Meat is one kind of meat that Oscar Meyer doesn't pack and ship, and one that isn't readily available at your deli counter.

You Can Go Back Again -- Crayola Launches Coloring Books For Adults

Coloring books have become a huge trend among adults lately. It is a chance to relive a small part of our childhoods and has been reported to be just as therapeutic as meditation for people. So it should come as no surprise that Crayola, the crayon giant, has come out with their own line of Crayola Color Escapes Coloring Pages for adults.

Robo Wunderkind Blocks Are Robotic Lego's

Lego's have been a popular and timeless children's toy for decades.  You can make almost anything using Lego's but now there are blocks that can be turned into actual robots and you can be as young as 5 to make them. Meet Robo Wunderkind, the "Lego of the future."

Petzi Treat Cam Treats You And Your Pets

For those of us that like to keep an eye on our pets when we're at work or out of town, pet cameras have been a godsend.  The only problem is that you can't always get your pet to come around the camera so you can see her.  Petzilla, a San Jose, California start-up, has created a superb solution to that problem - the Petzi Treat Cam.  If a great treat can't get your dog or cat to the camera, nothing can. Your treat?  You get to see her!

The Skeleton In The Closet Is The Halloween Version Of Elf On The Shelf

Move over, Elf On The Shelf, The Skeleton In The Closet is here.Elf On The Shelf has become a huge new Christmas tradition since it came on the market.  But what about those of us who are Halloween obsessed?  Skeleton In The Closet is a cool Halloween tradition the whole family can have fun with.  So what exactly is Skeleton In The Closet?

Asus' New Router Has Eight Antennae, 5.33Gbps Bandwidth

With 802.11ac support, three bands, and a whopping eight antennae, Asus can lay claim to the notion of world's fastest wireless router with the spider-like RT-AC5300. This thing should have no problems with 4K video and online game streaming... provided your ISP can keep up.

Acer's Revo Build Mini PC Lets You Stack Up The Upgrades

Generally, when you want to upgrade your computer, you have to open up the side panels and futz about with screws, cables, and connectors. Acer's Revo Build M1-601 wants to make that process much easier, using stackable, magnetized modules to add additional functionality to the base PC - though with some caveats, of course.

Asus Displays Water-Cooled Gaming Laptop At IFA 2015

If you thought MSI's GT80 laptop with its full mechanical keyboard was weird, take a look at the 17" Asus GX700. As the first of its kind in the world, the GX700 gaming laptop has an external, detachable water-cooling system, promising higher performance and more overclocking than any other laptop of its size.