Wearable Tech

Google Glass now comes with $225 prescription frames: What you should know

Google rolled out prescription frames for Google Glass. Will it help users blend in with the crowd?

Wearable Tech January 29, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 promises to be more sleek and sporty

The Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 will likely tout a curved display.

Wearable Tech January 29, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Glass eyes Fall launch

Samsung plans 2014 launch of Google Glass' toughest competitor.

Wearable Tech January 28, 2014

Think Japanese: Smart bra that unhooks when woman finds true love

True love does not only make a princess wake up from a long slumber and save her from any curse but it also unhooks a smart bra, which otherwise protects women from unwanted sexual advances.

Wearable Tech January 27, 2014

Homeland Security agents haul out Google Glass Explorer from Ohio theater on suspected bootlegging

It was a Saturday night at the movies gone bad for a Google Glass Explorer as a team of Homeland Security personnel dragged him out of the theater and questioned him about the wearable technology he is using.

Wearable Tech January 22, 2014

L'Oreal brings hair styling tips to Google Glass

L'Oreal could change forever the way we learn and teach with Google Glass.

Wearable Tech January 20, 2014

Google smart contact lens may be a life-saver for diabetics

Google winked at the future of diabetes management as it reveals efforts to develop smart contact lenses that can measure blood sugar levels using human tears.

Wearable Tech January 17, 2014

California court throws out citation against woman caught driving with Google Glass

A software developer who got cited for driving on a California freeway while wearing Google Glass, has pleaded not guilty to the charge and has triumphed as a San Diego traffic court has thrown out the citation.

Wearable Tech January 16, 2014

Fitbit issues apology for Force-ing rash on users, offers refund and promises to modify product

Fitbit has apologized for the problems caused by Fitbit Force and has asked customers to contact the company for refund or product replacement.

Wearable Tech January 16, 2014

Fitbit Force users complain of rash and sores, offered refund

Fitbit Force users have reported of rashes, blisters and peeling skin after using the fitness tracker.

Wearable Tech January 15, 2014

Valve SteamVR beta gets cozy with Oculus Rift

Valve is courting the Oculus Rift. Expect big things to come in the future of VR gaming.

Wearable Tech January 19, 2014

Google Glass helps Indian doctor successfully conduct foot and ankle surgery

A doctor has successfully conducted a foot and ankle surgery in India with the help of Google Glass.

Wearable Tech January 13, 2014

Oculus Rift Crystal Cove VR headset prototype deserves to bag 2014 Best of CES award

Oculus Rift prototype, dubbed the 'Crystal Cove,' bags the 2014 Best of CES award.

Wearable Tech January 12, 2014

Razer Nabu bags Best of CES 2014 Readers' Choice Award

Not just a smartwatch and fitness tracker, the Razer Nabu is also a notification center for paired smartphones, and supports gestures to execute certain social media actions.

Wearable Tech January 11, 2014

LG Lifeband Touch fitness tracker marks company's wearable tech debut

LG is testing deep waters of the wearable technology market with the launch of Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate Earphones.

Wearable Tech January 9, 2014

Apple iWatch experiencing battery life problems: Rumor

Looking to own an Apple iWatch? You might have to wait a little longer.

Wearable Tech January 11, 2014

Martian smartwatches are really smart - they obey voice commands

Martian has unveiled the Martian Notifier smartwatch, which can process voice commands for simple actions, at CES 2014.

Wearable Tech January 8, 2014

Pebble Steel smartwatch unveiled: What you should know

Pebble Steel smartwatch has launched at the 2014 International CES.

Wearable Tech January 9, 2014

Intel looks beyond PCs, bets big on wearable technology

Intel has set its sight beyond PCs by unveiling an array of wearable technology at the 2014 International CES.

Wearable Tech January 8, 2014

Basis 2014 Carbon Steel Edition Band now tracks your sleep too

The latest Basis 2014 Carbon Steel Edition Band with its Advanced Sleep Analysis can now track its user's sleep.

Wearable Tech January 6, 2014

Hyundai promises Google Glass support for 2015 Genesis sedan

Hyundai has confirmed Google Glass support for its future cars starting with the 2015 Genesis.

Wearable Tech January 4, 2014

Pebble promises to reveal 'something special' at 2014 International CES

Pebble might introduce second generation hardware but some think the company might unveil a color screen or announce a new partnership.

Wearable Tech January 3, 2014

Google Play Music All Access subscribers receive invites to buy Google Glass

Google has sent out Google Glass invites for subscribers of the Google Play Music All Access.

Wearable Tech January 2, 2014

LG Lifeband Touch fitness tracker render leaked

@Evleaks has posted a photo of the LG Lifeband Touch fitness tracker on Twitter. Expect its unveiling at 2014 International CES in Las Vegas or at MWC in Bercelona.

Wearable Tech January 1, 2014

Google Glass prescription frames get priced

Rochester Optical will offer prescription frames for Google Glass at a starting price tag of $99.

Wearable Tech January 1, 2014

Archos to unveil slew of connected devices, including Pebble-like smartwatch, at 2014 International CES

Archos smartwatch, set for unveiling at 2014 International CES, will pose a threat to Pebble.

Wearable Tech December 31, 2013

Smartwatch sales seen jumping 500 percent in 2014

Many experts agree that the smartwatch industry can expect to see a growth on around 500 percent in the coming years. Companies like Google, Apple, Sony and Microsoft are all scrambling to get on the smartwatch bandwagon.

Wearable Tech December 30, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Band fitness tracker, Tizen OS may debut at MWC 2014

Mobile World Congress 2014 may see the debut of the Galaxy Band fitness tracker and the long delayed Tizen mobile OS.

Wearable Tech December 30, 2013

LG G Arch and G Health set for February 2014 debut

LG will dive into the wearable technology space by launching a smartwatch and a fitness tracker simultaneously.

Wearable Tech December 30, 2013

Wearable technology, especially smartwatches, will headline 2014 International CES

2014 may herald the coming of a new wave of smartwatches and experts estimate around 7 million smartwatches will be sold next year.

Wearable Tech December 30, 2013

Google Glass prescription lenses debut 'just a few weeks' away

Google Glass users who need prescription lenses may soon have products to pair with the wearable technology.

Wearable Tech December 27, 2013

Microsoft wants Kinect visionary to develop Windows-powered wearable tech

Microsoft wants no other person than Alex Kipman to spearhead its wearable technology projects.

Wearable Tech December 21, 2013

Oculus VR plans to gain more support from video game developers with its new publishing arm

Oculus VR has set up a new publishing arm that will convince developers to create new games that will take advantage of what its virtual reality headset is capable of doing.

Wearable Tech December 22, 2013

Atheer One 3D augmented reality glasses hits Indiegogo and wants to eat rivals for breakfast

Google Glass rival has a new name. It's called Atheer One and it has launched on crowdfunding site Indiegogo.

Wearable Tech December 22, 2013

Say bye-bye to spills and stains with the Silic hydrophobic T-shirt

Kickstarter project Silic aims to bring liquid and stain resistant clothing to the market.

Wearable Tech December 19, 2013

Pebble appstore will become reality in early 2014

The appstore will serve as the main hub for Pebble watchfaces and apps.

Wearable Tech December 19, 2013

Forget Google Glass, the $3k Meta Pro is what you want

Another Google Glass competitor is now available for pre-order. The Meta Pro wearable device makes it possible to be like Tony Stark in real life. No Iron Man suit included, but at least in computing power.

Wearable Tech December 18, 2013

Google Glass update brings exciting features and more privacy concerns

Taking picture now does not involve a click but a wink as Google rolls out the latest update for the Google Glass.

Wearable Tech December 18, 2013

Pebble smartwatch gets Do Not Disturb feature with new update

Pebble has released the latest firmware for its smartwatch. It now features a Do Not Disturb mode, among other things.

Wearable Tech December 14, 2013

Apple awarded patent for virtual reality goggles

Apple has been awarded a patent for a head-mounted display that opens up a ton of possibility from gaming to wearable technology.

Wearable Tech December 11, 2013

Smart wig, smart bra and now smart ring

A smart ring is seeking crowd funding and based on the response of supporters, it might be the ring to rule the wearable tech world.

Wearable Tech December 11, 2013

Illinois mulls banning Google Glass-totting drivers

Senator Ira Silverstien from Illinois has proposed a new legislation seeking to ban drivers from using Google Glass while operating their vehicles.

Wearable Tech December 9, 2013

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