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  • 3 Beauty Tech Wearables You Have To See To Believe

    Jessica Ruane - May 5th, 2016

    When it comes to the world of weird wearable tech, there's no shortage of strange products to talk about. There's definitely something out there for everyone. Whether you like to eat tomatoes while running marathons or you want to control your dog wi...

  • These Wearables Could Revolutionize Combat Sports

    Rebecca Paredes - May 5th, 2016

    This October, a Swiss technical university will host the first ever cyborg Olympics. Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean that you’ll see cyborg gymnasts tumbling around Switzerland, or synchronized cyborg swimmers outfitted with electric gil...

  • Exclusive Withings Go Review: How Does It Compare To Fitbit?

    Rebecca Paredes - May 4th, 2016

    We've taken a look at Withings Go before, but now, WearableZone is one of the first to snag the latest release from Withings. Withings Go is a budget activity tracker for almost every type of athlete: Unlike other popular trackers on the market, ...

  • Wearable Tech Saves You Time — It Could Also Save Your Life

    Heidi Redlitz - April 29th, 2016

    Wearable tech has been called many things: a time-saver, a calorie counter, a fitness tracker, and an activity monitor. But a lifesaver? Not until recently. Fitness devices like the Apple Watch and certain Fitbit models include a built-in heart rate...

  • How Doctors Used Fitbit Data To Save A Man’s Life

    Rebecca Paredes - April 27th, 2016

    When a 42-year-old man recently walked into the emergency room at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, he had no idea that his fitness tracker data would help save his life. A case study published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine tells the story: ...

  • What Happens When Android Wear Watches Pair With iPhones?

    Jessica Ruane - April 26th, 2016

    Well folks, the battle between Android vs. iOS got a lot more complicated when Google announced last September that their line of Android Wear watches would be compatible with iPhones. The newly compatible line of Android smartwatches was supposed to...

  • Basketball Wearables Might Soon Be Part Of The NBA

    Logan Strain - April 26th, 2016

    Before a piece of sports technology becomes standard, it has to be weird. Even something as iconic as the baseball glove was once seen as pointless intrusion on the sport. One of the first people to wear a baseball glove in professional games was Cha...

  • This Is Why Wearables Want You To Ditch Your Wallet

    Rebecca Paredes - April 25th, 2016

    Three years ago, Target caught a bug before Christmas — and helped make today’s digital wallet surge a reality. Back in 2013, someone installed malware in Target’s payment system. Over the span of about two weeks, 40 million credit ...

  • Oombrella Promises To Put An End To Being Umbrellaless In The Rain

    Logan Strain - April 22nd, 2016

    Is your tendency to forget your stuff more powerful than your hatred of being wet? A new umbrella with a weather-sensing chip in the handle has come to solve your umbrella-forgetting dilemmas. Oombrella is the dream of all absent-minded and damp peo...

  • Wall Street Is Having A Love Affair With The Fitbit

    Logan Strain - April 21st, 2016

    In the surest sign yet that wearables are mainstream, traders are snatching up Fibit (FIT) stock at a quicker pace. The buying spree was spurred in part by an optimistic report by Morgan Stanley. According to analyst Katy Huberty, “Our check...

  • The Apple Watch Proves That Apple Is Rudderless Without Steve Jobs

    Logan Strain - April 19th, 2016

    “Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do,” Steve Jobs told his biographer, Walter Isaacson. “That’s true for companies and it’s true for products.” He put this idea into practice after he re...

  • Apple Watch 2 Will Be Better, Thinner Than Apple Watch

    Rebecca Paredes - April 18th, 2016

    And now, the Apple Watch 2 news we’ve all been waiting for: according to Wall Street analyst Brian White, the new Apple smart watch will be 20 to 40% thinner than the current line of Apple Watches. Other rumored updates include a series of &ld...

  • Tech Tats: The Tattoo That's Good For Your Health Is Finally Here

    Jessica Ruane - April 18th, 2016

    What if there was a tattoo that could potentially detect poisons in the air, pathogens in a soldier’s body, or identify when they are hurt or stressed? It may sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but this technology is actually right aro...

  • Your Future Fitness Tracker Could Be A Temporary Tattoo

    Rebecca Paredes - April 15th, 2016

    Why wear your fitness tracker on your wrist when you could wear it on your skin? According to a recent study published in Science Advances, a team of researchers have created an ultra flexible, organic photonic skin that doubles as an electronic disp...

  • 5 Ways Wearables Are Giving The Military A High Tech Upgrade

    Logan Strain - April 8th, 2016

    Last year, the Pentagon announced that they plan to team up with the heaviest hitters in consumer, military, and academic technology to develop wearables for the military. In total, 162 organizations — including Harvard, Boeing, and Apple &mdas...

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