Getty Images Cristiano Ronaldo is an extraordinary competitor. World Cup analyst Patrice Evra recently told an anecdote on ITV that drove home just how dedicated the Portugal striker is to winning. Ronaldo lost a game of table tennis to former teammate Rio Ferdinand when they both played for Manchester United. Ronaldo then bought a ping […]
Research suggests ping pong can help Alzheimer’s patients, but these folks just want to play — and win
Residents at a midtown Toronto retirement home are taking up ping pong in a big way. Staff at the home say it helps with their co-ordination and balance, and some research even suggests ping pong might ward off the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
It’s CEATEC, so I knew OMRON would once again bring out its massive table tennis robot to belittle us humans, but what I didn’t expect was a significant performance jump this time. FORPHEUS, now at its fourth generation, features improved AI to boost its responsiveness — so much that it can now predict and attempt […]
Musical.ly, the social platform for creating and sharing short videos beloved by teens, is releasing a new app to build upon its success. The Chinese startup (which, by its own account, boasts 100 million users on its flagship service) recently debuted a new video messaging offering for iOS entitled “Ping Pong.” There’s just one major problem: […]