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  • The Best Tizen Apps For Your Samsung Smartwatch

    Shane Landry - May 23rd, 2017

    Tizen, son of Linux, has been training hard and is back for round two. Tizen app support was a bit sluggish in its opening bout against companies like Apple, who had far more software choices on the market. But now, the open source operating system ...

  • How Wearable Technology Can Actually Enhance Your Creativity

    Sherley Alaba - May 17th, 2017

    Devices like Google Glass and Apple Watch were built with one goal in mind: convenience. But modern wearables have quickly accelerated beyond just making it easier to go hands-free — they also paint a promising picture of the future by transfor...

  • Building The Human Battery: Will Wearable Technology Power Your Life?

    Shane Landry - May 8th, 2017

    With so much techno talk, it’s easy to forget that the human body is an absolutely incredible machine. Think about it. You wake up, shovel down some allegedly grain-based breakfast food, and top it off with a cup or five of aromatic liquid acc...

  • The Best Fitbit To Buy For The Most Common Fitness Tracking Needs

    Logan Strain - May 5th, 2017

    Believe or not, Fitbit used to be just a single device. But now, there’s a huge menu of Fitbit trackers to choose from, and that leaves many shoppers confused. To help clear through the fog — and ensure the Fitbit you buy is one that you ...

  • Samsung Gear Fit 2 vs. Fitbit Charge 2: Which Tracker Should You Buy?

    Conor Hockett - May 4th, 2017

    Because of Apple and Samsung’s rivalry within the phone industry, it’s natural to compare the two companies across multiple product lines. But when you start talking about fitness wearables, one brand still serves as the baseline for such...

  • Firstbeat Makes Sense Of Sensor Readings So You Don’t Have To

    Conor Hockett - May 3rd, 2017

    When you receive a brand new wearable, how much attention do you really pay to the box? Most people toss the packaging away before reading what’s on the side. A small mention underneath the fine print doesn’t usually garner much consider...

  • The Best Chest Strap Heart Rate Monitors For Workout Tracking Accuracy

    Logan Strain - May 1st, 2017

    Heart rate monitors on wrists are convenient. Not everyone has the time (or money) to go to a fancy exercise doctor to see how their heart performs while they’re working out. However, wrist based heart rate monitors are notoriously inaccurate. ...

  • Photos Of The Fitbit Smartwatch Leaked And Oh God No What Are They Doing

    Logan Strain - May 1st, 2017

    This year has seen a flurry of smartwatches already, but there is one big, noticeable absence in the market — Fitbit. Despite establishing dominance in the fitness tracker sector, Fitbit has yet to release a full-featured smartwatch. We know th...

  • The Best GPS Cat Trackers To Keep Tabs On Your Tabby

    Logan Strain - April 27th, 2017

    Cats are notoriously independent. While a dog will barrel toward you the moment you step through your front door as if you just came back from a extended tour of duty overseas, a cat will act aloof whether or not you’re home. That’s part ...

  • Travis Aims To Be More Than A Language Translator Device

    Conor Hockett - April 27th, 2017

    Travis is a language translator device at its core, but throughout our conversation, co-founder and CEO Lennart van der Ziel made one thing clear — the product encourages “conversation across languages,” not “merely translatio...

  • Battle Of The Fitness Smartwatches: New Balance RunIQ vs. Apple Watch Series 2 Nike+

    Logan Strain - April 25th, 2017

    The past year has seen the rise of the fitness smartwatch. Unlike fitness trackers, these devices are full-fledged smartwatches that use a diverse range of apps to help you live your life outside of the track. They’re designed with a fitness fo...

  • The 7 Best Companies To Work For In Wearable Tech

    Shane Landry - April 24th, 2017

    You return to work after spending some flex holidays vacationing in the mountains, plop down in your ergonomic office chair, polish off a smoothie your company paid for, and plug into a set of virtual reality goggles right next to your dog. Sound to...

  • Garmin Fenix 5 vs. Suunto Spartan: How Do They Compare?

    Conor Hockett - April 21st, 2017

    When you think of high-end, GPS-enabled watches, Garmin and Suunto should be two of the first names that come to mind. Both companies have earned their reputations by producing sensor-packed devices with advanced functionality. If you want a tough w...

  • Fitbit Compatible Apps That Make Fitness Tracking Easier (And More Fun)

    Logan Strain - April 20th, 2017

    Your Fitbit comes with a free app, which covers the basics. But if “covering the basics” just isn’t good enough for you, you always have the option of upgrading through third-party apps. They can provide you with more information, c...

  • Why Smart Textiles Could Benefit Most From Wearable Battery Fiber Technology

    Shane Landry - April 19th, 2017

    Unless you walk out of the house naked, forgetting to charge your cell phone will be a thing of the past once battery fibers are woven into your smart clothing. However, a quick Google search about battery fiber technology only reveals academic resea...

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