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Intel changing the way NFL replays are handled

Did you check out any of those instant replays on the Fox Sports broadcast of Super Bowl 51? Or maybe you were distracted by the amazing comeback of the New England Patriots who

Published on: February 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 5 social media stats from Super Bowl 51

Five days have passed since the conclusion to one of the most dramatic Super Bowl clashes in history. It’s been called the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history. Tom Brady and his New England

Published on: February 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

New app aims to be Uber of personal training

Usually peoples' excuses to avoid physical activity come in the form of “I’m too busy”, “the gym is too far” or “I don’t want to leave the house.” But in a world where

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

YouTube still a Super Bowl commercial destination for Canadians

It might be the first year that Canadians will be seeing American commercial programming during the Super Bowl LI's simulcast from NRG Stadium in Houston, but many will already be watching the much-hyped

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Brian Jackson

How to take in the first virtual reality Super Bowl

Stub hub if offering one ticket to watch this weekend’s Super Bowl 51 game in Houston inside a luxury corporate suite for $18,000. If, however, you want to keep that money in your bank

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Former NHL defenseman and Florida Panthers goalie coach launch coaching web app

No longer will hockey coaches need to print out drills and fill binders with them. Recently retired Montreal Canadien defenseman Mike Weaver and current Florida Panthers goaltending coach, Robb Tallas have launched CoachThem,

Published on: January 30th, 2017 Alex Radu

High tech caddie for Sunday morning golfers

Anyone who has attempted to hit a seven-iron over water 130 yards to the green knows you need the right approach if you are hoping to putt for a birdie and not a

Published on: January 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

3D printing providing an edge for McLaren Formula 1 racing team

In its short history 3D printing has created many breakthroughs. For example, bio-ink technology from stem cells that has led to 3D printers producing living tissue. 3D printers have been used to create

Published on: January 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian Olympians to get a big data edge from SAS Canada

TORONTO – Canadian Olympic hero Mark Tewksbury, who won a historic Gold medal for Canada in the 100-metre backstroke at the 1992 Barcelona games, told Tech In Sports he more than likely missed

Published on: January 19th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Can high tech pajamas give Tom Brady an advantage?

Tom Brady, the quarterback of the heavily favoured New England Patriots, will prepare for this weekend’s NFL Divisional Round playoff game against the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., by wearing

Published on: January 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 25 athletes to follow on Twitter in 2017

In 2017, Twitter is a vital aspect of the sports fan experience. From the sports journalists that update your feed on each game at every waking moment, to the teams and athletes we

Published on: January 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

New adhesive wearable aims to reduce brain injuries in athletes

A new adhesive wearable device that monitors acceleration and vital signs could change the way athletes and health professionals deal with head trauma. SportFitz, a Waterloo, Ont.-based startup, announced its Fitz Brain Injury

Published on: December 20th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

You can now have your own coach

Imagine getting personal training from Gunnar Peterson (Kim Kardashian’s personal trainer) or Harley Pasternak (Lady Gaga’s personal trainer). Well the iFit Coach mobile app attempts to deliver that can of personal fitness service.

Published on: December 10th, 2016 ITBusiness Staff

Is Segway aiming to replace your bike?

I found it really interesting that Segway Inc., a vendor of personal electric-based transportation machines, has developed a commercial-grade product that looks like those old unicycles called the One S1. Expect to see

Published on: December 10th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

MLB gets QuickSight analysis from AWS

LAS VEGAS – It’s the bottom of the ninth inning and the home team is losing by one run. The good news is that the team has a runner in scoring position at

Published on: December 3rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto