Wearable Tech

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

Will Google Glass prescription frames catch on?

Leaked images of the Google Glass showed the wearable technology fitted with prescription eyeglasses.

Wearable Tech December 10, 2013

Google Glass prescription frames spotted online

A prescription variant of Google Glass frames has been spotted online.

Wearable Tech December 9, 2013

Smartphone, smartwatch, smart wig and now introducing smart bra

Microsoft has developed a smart bra utilizing embedded sensors to monitor the emotional state of women and help them resist binge eating.

Wearable Tech December 6, 2013

California woman, who got ticket for driving with Google Glass, is ticked off

Cecilia Abadie, who got a ticket for driving with Google Glass on, has pleaded not guilty.

Wearable Tech December 4, 2013

Surgeons welcoming Google Glass in operating rooms

Surgeons are fast welcoming Google Glass in operating rooms.

Wearable Tech December 2, 2013

Pebble smartwatch hits Amazon, offers $20 off for Black Friday shoppers

Pebble smartwatch is now available on Amazon and there is $20 off on

Wearable Tech November 30, 2013

Smartphone, smartwatch and now SmartWig?

Sony is not just content with a smartwatch. The company is now working on a "SmartWig. Smart move?

Wearable Tech November 28, 2013

Qualcomm Toq smartwatch ready for pre-order

The Toq smartwatch from Qualcomm is up for pre-order now.

Wearable Tech November 27, 2013

Google keen on selling Glass in optical stores?

Google is reportedly looking to sell its Google Glass in optical stores.

Wearable Tech November 23, 2013

Doom creator John Carmack leaves id Sofware for Oculus VR

Big catch for Oculus VR as Doom creator John Carmack has decided to put all his energy into the Oculus Rift.

Wearable Tech November 23, 2013

Samsung says Galaxy Gear has not failed

Samsung has billed its Galaxy Gear as the world's most popular smartwatch, saying it has shipped 800,000 units to date since its launch in September.

Wearable Tech November 21, 2013

Qualcomm Toq smartwatch hits shelves on Dec. 2: What you should know

Snapdragon processor maker Qualcomm joins the emerging smartwatch market with the Toq retailing at $350 from December 2.

Wearable Tech November 19, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Gear Manager app update now supports all notifications

Samsung Galaxy Gear Manager app has been updated with support for all notifications.

Wearable Tech November 19, 2013

Rumored Apple iWatch to come in different screen sizes for different sexes

An executive of research firm Display Search predicts that the Apple iWatch will come with different versions for men and women.

Wearable Tech November 15, 2013

Google Glass goes musical

Google Glass will soon have music playback support. "OK Glass, listen to Miley Cyrus."

Wearable Tech November 14, 2013

Google Glass to get prescription lenses in 2014? You bet!

Support for prescription lenses coming to Google Glass in 2014.

Wearable Tech November 11, 2013

Motorola applies for patent for throat tattoo (that's actually a mic/lie detector)

Motorola has filed a patent for a skin tattoo that works as a microphone for the Moto X and Android smartphones. It connects to devices via Bluetooth, NFC, or Wi-Fi. Cool!

Wearable Tech November 10, 2013

Pebble smartwatch gets iOS 7 notification support

Pebble has rolled out major software updates for its smartwatch, giving the device full integration with iOS 7 and giving developers new tools to make useful apps for the wearable technology.

Wearable Tech November 7, 2013

Mujjo unveils world’s first leather crochet touchscreen gloves for women

Mujjo's specially designed gloves mimic the conductive properties of human skin allowing touchscreen compatibility.

Wearable Tech November 6, 2013

Google Glass and driving don't mix: California police

You may get ticketed if you mix Google Glass with driving. At least in California.

Wearable Tech November 3, 2013

Google Glass gets hardware upgrade, more testers invited

Good news. Google Glass has got a hardware upgrade. Better news. The company will offer a trade-in program from November.

Wearable Tech October 29, 2013

Samsung shows off Google Glass rival in patent filing

Samsung is allegedly working on a Google Glass-type wearable technology.

Wearable Tech October 28, 2013

iPod Shuffle-rival Nokia Guru leaks ahead of official launch

Nokia may launch its portable media player, Guru, on October 22 to rival with the iPod.

Wearable Tech October 22, 2013

Nokia files patent for 'multi-segment' bracelet-type smartwatch

Nokia's patent filing suggests that the company is working on a multi-screen smartwatch.

Wearable Tech October 21, 2013

miCoach SMART RUN: Adidas chases Nike, unveils fitness smartwatch with GPS

Adidas has launched its GPS-integrated miCoach SMART RUN smartwatch which will release on November 1.

Wearable Tech October 17, 2013

Nike FuelBand SE is funky and Apple-exclusive

Nike has unveiled the latest Nike+ FuelBand SE, which can be paired with iPhone and iPod Touch.

Wearable Tech October 16, 2013

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