Researchers just proved that monitoring a person’s health after a stroke is as easy as sticking a pair of throat sensors on one’s neck. Best of all, they might hit widespread use by the next year or so.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 19, 2018
We recently had the opportunity to talk with Dr. Albert Chan, M.D., Sutter Health's Chief of Digital Patient Experience. He discussed why more doctors at Sutter Health are using Augmedix, a live transcription service that uses Google Glass, in addition to how it's changed the patient experience and allowed doctors more time to spend with their family members.
Wearable Tech February 8, 2018
Apple Watch and other wearables are now capable of detecting diabetes early on. This is made possible by pairing the smartwatch with DeepHeart, an AI-based deep neural network with disease detection accuracy of 85 percent.
Apple February 7, 2018
A new smartwatch called Amazfit Bip comes from Huami and offers a 45-day battery life and GPS at just $99. The smartwatch is available now in the United States, with more color options coming soon.
Wearable Tech February 6, 2018
The Pebble Smartwatch’s ecosystem has a time limit, and Fitbit has revealed how long the system will work. While the watch will still work, a lot of features will be cut.
Wearable Tech January 26, 2018
Images of a powered on Xbox Watch prototype have surfaced, offering a glimpse into Microsoft's early work on wearable devices. The project was shelved to make way for the Microsoft Band line of fitness trackers, which was also eventually canceled.
Microsoft January 22, 2018
Kate Spade New York teamed with Fossil to create a line of Android Wear smartwatches. The design fits with the brand and has an “unapologetically feminine” design.
Wearable Tech January 10, 2018
Fitbit could be heading into tracking users’ glucose levels. The company has reportedly invested millions into startup Sano, which is developing a minimally invasive continuous glucose monitor.
Wearable Tech January 8, 2018
Amazon announced a new Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit, which will make its digital assistant available on the go. Alexa will hit smartwatches, headphones, fitness trackers, and more wearables this year.
Wearable Tech January 6, 2018
The wearable devices market is looking bleak, says a new forecast. People are buying them, yes, but not at a rate similar to smartphones, probably because they’re not as necessary as our phones.
Wearable Tech December 27, 2017
Apple shipped the most smartwatches in Q3 2017 according to latest estimates from market analysis firm Canalys. Even so, it was a bad quarter for smartwatches in general.
Wearable Tech November 15, 2017
The Apple Watch Series 2 is now officially dead. With the new Apple Watch Series 3 having LTE, Apple simply couldn’t see the relevance of its second-generation smartwatch.
Wearable Tech September 15, 2017
The latest version of Google’s mobile app has revealed what’s seemingly a new device. Several strings of code in the APK suggest that Google might release a pair of smart headphones, which it refers to as 'Bisto.'
Google August 22, 2017
HTC just countered Facebook’s Oculus Rift price cut with its own Vive discount. The HTC Vive now only costs $599, and it comes bundled with three VR titles and a Viveport trial.
Wearable Tech August 22, 2017
An FCC listing revealed that the next Samsung wearable device will be named the Samsung Gear Sport. While there are a few known details about it, the Samsung Gear Sport remains shrouded in mystery.
Wearable Tech August 14, 2017
HTC and Qualcomm have officially announced the Vive Standalone VR headset, coming exclusively to China soon. Powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor, the headset features inside-out positional tracking and doesn’t need a PC to run.
Wearable Tech July 27, 2017
Atari has formally unveiled the Speakerhat, which is something one certainly doesn’t see every day. Atari has made no mention of pricing and availability yet, although it’s currently looking for beta testers.
Wearable Tech July 21, 2017
Oculus content VP Jason Rubin has now spoken about the company’s approach to exclusives. He has highlighted the importance of such titles, noting that creating such an ecosystem can drive VR adoption.
Wearable Tech July 10, 2017
Recent study reveals that fitness wearables do not accurately track burned calories during physical activities. Is it still worth it to rely on fitness trackers?
Feature | Health May 26, 2017
Bragi just updated its wireless headphone lineup with the Dash Pro, which sports two variants: a standard model and a custom-fit model. These earbuds, however, are also powerful little computers with biometric sensors and 4D navigation.
Wearable Tech May 17, 2017
Several apps have quietly removed support for the Apple Watch. Without any official announcements, no one knows if the disappearances are permanent or not.
Wearable Tech May 2, 2017
An employee incident report compiled by a Safety contractor working for Apple has uncovered some Apple secret tech. One incident alludes to what looks like AR glasses prototype.
Apple April 21, 2017
The Huawei Watch 2 has finally launched in the United States, going on sale for $300 and up. The smartwatch runs Android Wear 2.0 and bundles a free 10-week Google Play Music trial, so here's what you need to know about pricing, options, and availability.
Wearable Tech April 19, 2017
Your favorite wristband fitness tracker may not have a completely reliable heart rate monitor, a new study finds. However, although the monitor's readings are altered while you exercise, you can still use the tracker to keep in shape.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2017
ZTE has finally unveiled Quartz, its first Android Watch. The smartwatch will launch exclusively on T-Mobile on April 14.
Wearable Tech April 11, 2017
Pebble is releasing its final update for the watch as it ushers into the Fitbit era. Pebble owners can still enjoy the watch even after the cloud server shuts down.
Wearable Tech April 6, 2017
Fitbit released on March its latest fitness wristband, the Fitbit Alta HR. It claims to track heart rate, but is it performing enough to capture the hearts of reviewers?
Wearable Tech March 28, 2017
The world's first smart condom that can record intercourse variables and possibly detect STIs is set to be released some time in 2017. Is there a potential privacy threat to this bedroom wearable?
Biotech March 3, 2017
No need to look for Snapbots! Snap’s video-recording glasses Spectacles are now available online. Here’s how you can get a pair of the wearable technology.
Wearable Tech February 21, 2017
The world's first graphene dress is unveiled in Manchester. The little black dress that lights up based on breathing pattern gives a whole new meaning to wearable technology.
Life & Style February 5, 2017
MIT researchers are developing a wearable AI system that can function as a social coach to aid socially challenged individuals figure out social cues with ease.
Life & Style February 3, 2017
Fitbit confirmed its rumored plans of laying off 110 people from the company. The disappointing Q4 2016 results are being cited as the reason for the reduction in workforce.
Business Tech January 31, 2017
Pediatricians warned parents about the dangers of using wearable smartphone baby monitors. How can these devices that supposedly track vitals such as oxygen levels harm babies?
Public Health January 25, 2017
In an interview at CES 2017, Fitbit CEO John Park said the company plans to launch its own app store 'as soon as possible.' Does this mean a real Fitbit smartwatch is in tow as well? Most likely.
Wearable Tech January 7, 2017
Samsung plans to provide support for Gear smartwatches on the iOS platform soon. The app will allow the Samsung Gear S2, Gear Fit 2, and Gear S3 to sync with the iPhone.
Wearable Tech January 7, 2017
LG has announced the Tone Studio, a Bluetooth-enabled, surround-sound capable speakers housed on a neckband. This, along with the company’s wearable lineup, will be showcased at CES come January 2017.
Wearable Tech December 29, 2016
The popularity of wearables has risen in the past years. But these awesome Star Wars-themed gadgets are simply out of this galaxy.
Wearable Tech December 18, 2016
Google has pulled the Huawei Watch from its online store, leaving merely five smartwatches on the company’s online store able to run the operating system. Does this represent a bigger, more general problem for smartwatches?
Wearable Tech December 9, 2016
More apps are headed for Google’s virtual reality platform, Daydream VR. 'Gunjack 2: End of Shift,' 'Need for Speed,' and 'Wands' are just some of the mobile VR experiences added in Daydream’s expanding roster of applications.
Wearable Tech December 9, 2016
Now that Fitbit has bought Pebble, highly acclaimed Pebble smartwatches will no longer crowd the flimsy smartwatch market. Here are a few worthy smartwatch alternatives in light of Pebble’s eventual pullout.
Wearable Tech December 7, 2016
Motorola has pushed away plans for a new wearable product indefinitely, the company confirmed during a press event. There will be no successor to the Moto 360 for the time being, but things could still change for Motorola.
Wearable Tech December 1, 2016
Sweat contains a number of chemicals that can give clues about the body’s physiological state. Researchers developed a 'lab on the skin' device that analyzes sweat for health monitoring.
Healthy Living/Wellness November 25, 2016
Matrix Industries is currently in the process of crowdfunding the first smartwatch you can charge with your body heat. Employing thermoelectric technologies, the Matrix PowerWatch can convert your body heat to power.
Wearable Tech November 15, 2016
Samsung has uploaded an exhaustive teardown of its upcoming Tizen-based smartwatch. The Samsung Gear S3 hits shelves Nov. 18 with a retail price of $349 for the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth model.
Wearable Tech November 15, 2016
Researchers from Dartmouth College and the University of Manitoba bring to light the WristWhirl smartwatch prototype. The WristWhirl offers a unique alternative for one-handed smartwatch operations by using the wrist like a joystick.
Wearable Tech October 15, 2016