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Engineered by Intel, the New Balance RunIQ with Intel Inside® was designed by runners for runners to combine advanced smartwatch functionality with the latest fitness features including heart rate monitor, accelerometer and gyroscope to empower athletes for an improved running experience. The smartwatch will let you connect and share workouts with a global community through built-in Strava capabilities, track course, pace and distance with built-in GPS and sync, store and listen to music untethered.
The New Balance RunIQ is equipped with an Intel® Atom™ processor that enables Android Wear 2.0, an operating system that’s tailor-made for watches. The high performance and low power features allows for the perfect combination of a runner’s smartwatch and everyday accessory so that you can wear it for the full day.
The OtterBox uniVERSE Case System features a versatile protective case with swappable accessory modules from leading manufacturers including Square, Polar Pro, SanDisk, olloclip, Seek Thermal and others to streamline the mobile experience.
The uniVERSE Case System outfits iPhone 6/6s and iPhone 6 Plus/6s Plus with a slim, protective OtterBox case that transforms by attaching a variety of accessories from leading brands. Add camera lenses, connect a battery, attach a speaker, hunt heat leaks with thermal imaging, accept new payment types, store more media – the uniVERSE Case System provides endless possibilities.
The uniVERSE Case System combines trusted OtterBox protection with the ability to expand iPhone’s features. A diverse and growing group of accessory makers have partnered to create compatible modules that can be easily attached to the case via a slotted rail system. A removable accent plate covers the rail when modules are not in use, creating a sleek, clean case back. Select modules can also be attached with a grooved edge inside the camera opening and on top of the case for more versatility. The case slips on easily in one step to offer sleek, pocket-friendly protection.
Partnering with experts across a variety of mobile accessory fields, OtterBox uniVERSE Case System creates an ecosystem for a customized mobile experience. Modules available now or coming soon include:
• olloclip 4-in-1 lens, $79.99 – enhance every shot with the world’s most-awarded mobile lens. Switch quickly and easily between fisheye, wide-angle, 10x and 15x lens options
• SanDisk iXpand™ Flash Drive, $59.99 to $119.99 – quickly and easily free up space on iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6s Plus with 32GB, 64GB or 128GB of additional capacity
• PolarPro PowerPack Removable Battery Pack, $49.99 – charge up to talk, text and capture every moment without interruption
• PolarPro Stash Slim Mobile Wallet, $19.99 – ditch the wallet and stash cash directly on the uniVERSE case
Kuvée is a brand new, effortless way to experience all that wine has to offer, on your own terms. Rather than settling for what’s open or waiting for the weekend to try something new, Kuvée allows you to enjoy wine on your terms and learn as you sip. It keeps wine fresh for 30 days, so you can have several bottles open and enjoy wine by the glass. Discover new wines, read pairing ideas and tasting notes, rate your wine, and purchase more straight from the Kuvée Wi-Fi connected dispenser. Kuvée wines range from $15 to $55, allowing wine lovers to choose from a wide selection.
The Kuvée system is available for $199, including the Kuvée dispenser and four bottles of wine, at www.kuvee.com.
You’ve had nine months to prepare for the arrival of your baby but nothing fully prepares you for the wonderfully exciting world of parenthood – and the anxieties that come with raising a little one. Introducing the first-of-its-kind BlueSmart mia, a high-tech system that tracks and analyzes a baby’s feeding intake in real-time while also helping guide parents and any caretaker through the feeding process by offering suggestions on optimal feeding angles and temperatures. A flexible sleeve that fits most bottles, the BlueSmart mia connects to Wi-Fi via an easy-to-use app – so parents can track baby’s progress anytime, any place even when they’re away from their little one. The app contains other key features including an expiration alert to inform parents when milk should be discarded and a journal that enables caregivers to chronicle baby’s feeding patterns and other milestones to share with family members and pediatricians.
It’s tax season and GameStop has great offers to help your refund go further. Refunds can go a long way on new gaming technology like the mind-blowing PlayStation Virtual Reality Until Dawn bundle for $499.99. You also can get $50 off select PS4 bundles and the new Xbox One console, or the Turtle Beach Elite Pro gaming headset.
And, believe it or not, Pac-Man IS BACK! You can now play the Pac-Man Championship Edition 2, plus arcade games on your Xbox One or PS4, for only $19.99. If retro isn’t your style of game play, then try the new Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition for $79.99.
Don’t worry if you’re already bored with the games and consoles you received during the holidays, trade them in for credits towards something you do want. Get an extra $50 when you trade in any Xbox One or PS4 console. When you combine your trade credits with your tax refunds, your money goes even further at GameStop. Whatever your gaming needs, GameStop has you covered.
For more information, go to www.gamestop.com.