Happy National Running Day – fitness apps & wearables

Happy National Running Day! This quirky holiday promotes getting outside and going for a run, sprint, jog, or even a walk. Here are some mobile apps and gadgets that can make running fun and enjoyable.   AZ-based MyFuelUp app empowers CES attendees to get fit   Microsoft Band will keep you fit and buy you … Read more

Link2Golf lets golfers book tee times with buddies through their smartphone

Between emails, text, phone calls and social media, coordinating friends and tee times for a round of golf can be cumbersome. Phoenix-based startup Link2Golf (L2G) is making it easier to connect with friends, search courses, book tee times and pay for your next of round of golf all through your smartphone. CEO and co-founder Kevin Curry, … Read more

Get Final Four Ready – NCAA Tourney apps

Every March the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) brings together 68 teams to compete in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and has been the most-watched NCAA tourney in 22 years. Most viewers are anxiously awaiting a Kentucky train-wreck, but will it come? Or will a different kind of history be made if Kentucky goes undefeated – … Read more

AZ-based MyFuelUp app empowers CES attendees to get fit

Video contribution by Travis Arbon Forget your bad habits and create new ones with the help of MyFuelUp. This app was created with one thing in mind, “To empower people to make the most effective and efficient daily nutritional decisions through mobile technology.” Navigating through the huge Sands Expo is no easy task, but the … Read more

Gadgets for the Guru: Football Rivalry edition

Rivalry week is upon us! So gear up and head out to the big games with these awesome gadgets! Who are you cheering for this weekend?   MOBILE APPS   Grub Runner mobile app Grub Runner is a company that provides what CEO Sameer Khan calls an “end-to-end solution” to the problem of concessions at games. … Read more

Metropia's patented algorithms can alleviate your rush hour woes

Yi-Chang Chiu, an associate professor of civil engineering at the University of Arizona (UA) and the founder of Metropia Inc., a Tucson-based startup with roots in the UA, recently received the patent for the “active traffic and demand management system” he created for the mobile app Smartrek. Chiu’s startup, Metropia Inc., has an exclusive license … Read more

Thanksgiving apps every foodie will appreciate

There are a lot of delicious aspects to an American Thanksgiving feast — the perfectly roasted turkey, the fluffy mashed potatoes and the silky pumpkin pie with the crispy, yet buttery, crust. While these dishes may sound easy enough to make on print, we all know that they are way more difficult to perfect once … Read more

Lose the waistline with these fitness wearables and apps

Although the leaves might not be changing color anytime soon, people have ushered in autumn with venti pumpkin spice lattes, bags of Halloween candy and a line-up of beer festivals. But with these delicious, highly caloric treats tempting us at every turn, it may be difficult to keep that slimmer figure we’ve tried so hard to get for summer. Here … Read more

Co-founder Random Order Audio shares lessons learned from Kickstarter fail

AZ-based startup Liquid Llama Soft., LLC recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for their product Random Order Audio, a program that allows artists and producers to add infinite possibilities and texture to their songs, giving them the ability to test out their song in different genres, mixes or instrumental additions, and raise $60,000. Although the campaign totally failed, … Read more