South Korean Baseball Robot Fans

Korea’s worst baseball team builds robot fans to cheer demoralized players

By on July 31, 2014 at 12:05 PM.

Korea’s worst baseball team builds robot fans to cheer demoralized players

When a baseball team hits a slump, it can feel insurmountable at times. It doesn’t help when the fan base isn’t there to support the team either, which was the case for the Hanwha Eagles, a South Korean team which has lost more than 400 times in the last five season, consistently coming in last in their league, reports ABC News. Now that the fans have all but given up on their hometown Eagles, the team is making it easier than ever to show support without actually having to sit through another tragic loss with an ingenious solution: robot fans. More →

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Microsoft outs Halo 4, Kinect Sports Season 2

By on June 7, 2011 at 10:11 PM.

Microsoft outs Halo 4, Kinect Sports Season 2

During the Microsoft press conference at E3 in Los Angeles on Monday, Microsoft showed off a quick sneak-peak of Halo 4, a new trilogy that will begin when the title launches during the holiday season of 2012. Microsoft didn’t discuss much else about the game, but it did also announce that Xbox 360 owners will soon be able to get their hands on Kinect Sports Season 2, which will include golf, baseball, skiing, tennis, and football. Kinect Sports Season 2 is expected to land in time for the holiday season this year.

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MLB intros MLB.TV mobile phone only subscription for $50 per year

By on May 4, 2011 at 5:59 AM.

MLB intros MLB.TV mobile phone only subscription for $50 per year

MLB has announced a new MLB.TV subscription package that’s aimed at baseball fans that only want access to live play-by-play content on their mobile phones. The package costs $49.99 per year, which is a considerable price drop from the MLB.TV Premium ($109.99 per year), and standard MLB.TV ($89.99 per year) packages that also include support for PC/Mac, Roku, Boxee, and playback on specific connected televisions. The only requirement is that you have an iPhone, iPod touch, or an Android 2.1+ smartphone with the $15 MLB At Bat 11 application installed. Now all you need in your cubicle is a mini-fridge with a few sixers of Bud Light. Oh, and a winning baseball team. More →

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