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  • Which Android Wear Smartwatches Have Speakers?

    Logan Strain - February 14th, 2017

    Last year, Google’s Android Wear smartwatch operating system started supporting loudspeakers. Despite that, very few smartwatch developers have taken advantage of the new feature. Smartwatch devs might be wary about the added expense required t...

  • Samsung Gear S3 vs Garmin Fenix 3 HR: Which Is The Best Smartwatch For You?

    Logan Strain - February 10th, 2017

    The Samsung Gear S3 and the Garmin Fenix 3 HR are two top-tier smartwatches that serve two very different purposes. They also hit two very different price points: the Gear S3 retails for $299 and the Fenix 3 HR sells for $549. Not sure which one to g...

  • MIT Students Develop A Wearable That Detects Emotions In Speech

    Logan Strain - February 9th, 2017

    Your smartwatch might be able to tell you the weather, but can it answer Mae West’s old query: “Do you have a gun in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?” If a new emotion-detecting wearable device developedbyMassachusetts ...

  • Pain Relief System Helps Those Going Through Heroin Withdrawal

    Conor Hockett - February 9th, 2017

    When the tech industry started expanding beyond wrist-worn, fitness-based wearables, pain-relieving devices were one of the first product lines to emerge. Devices like iTENS and Quell have become popular because they reduce pain without the possible...

  • These Sleeping Headphones Make It Easier To Catch Some Z's

    Logan Strain - February 8th, 2017

    Tonsof headphones claim to be “lightweight” and “comfortable.” But can they survive the ultimate test: allowing you to doze peacefully while wearing them? Typical headphones are too bulky, making it impossible to sleep in any ...

  • 3 Basketball Wearables That Every Hooper Needs To Have

    Conor Hockett - February 7th, 2017

    Many fitness wearables offer multi-sport options or training modes, but most of these workouts don’t produce much — if any — feedback outside of fitness data. Basketball is one of the best examples of this. It’s great to know...

  • Samsung Gear S3 Vs Samsung Gear S2: Which Is The Better Smartwatch For The Money?

    Logan Strain - February 4th, 2017

    Samsung’s newest flagship smartwatch is the Samsung Gear S3. But the Gear S2 is still available for anyone who’s interested in the older model. Which naturally raises the question: “Is the Samsung Gear S2 or S3 better?” The Sa...

  • Myo Armband Controls Drones, Prosthetic Arm Through Gestures

    Conor Hockett - February 3rd, 2017

    Bluetooth lets you sync with — and sometimes control — compatible devices from a distance, but this functionality is often limited to small tasks like changing a song or dimming the lights through a smartphone or remote. Now, what i...

  • How A Father’s Quest Inspired A Drug-Free Wearable Sleep Solution

    Logan Strain - February 2nd, 2017

    Michael Larson knew he had to find a solution for his 17-year-old daughter’s sleep disorder. Prescribed drugs from doctors weren't effective, and the side effects were bad enough to land her in the hospital. Fortunately, Larson was armed with a...

  • 10 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas That’ll Make Their Heart Race (Literally)

    Rebecca Paredes - February 2nd, 2017

    Whether you’re the type of person who hates the sticky-sweetness of Valentine’s Day marketing (so much red and pink) or you love the idea of eating buckets of candy hearts, Feb. 14 is fast approaching. I’ll be honest: Valentine&rsqu...

  • Wearable Sensors Can Help Identify Lyme Disease, Detect Risk For Type 2 Diabetes

    Conor Hockett - February 1st, 2017

    According to a study conducted by scientists at Stanford University, wearable sensors can help identify the onset of Lyme disease and could help detect your risk for type 2 diabetes. Wearable devices employ a variety of sensors to measure and interp...

  • The Best Triathlon Watch For Athletes That Go The Extra Mile

    Shane Landry - February 1st, 2017

    A triathlon will test the limits of both you and your gear in not one, not two, but three grueling disciplines. Choosing the best triathlon watch can have a big impact on your training and results by providing necessary metrics in real time, guiding ...

  •  iTENS Delivers Compact, Affordable, And Wireless Pain Relief

    Logan Strain - January 28th, 2017

    Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a popular way for pain suffers to treat their pain without drugs. But there are drawbacks. The devices that deliver TENS are frequently bulky and expensive. They’re clearly designed to del...

  • How This Golf Swing Analyzer Is Changing The Game With Personalized Data

    Logan Strain - January 27th, 2017

    Golf is a game of subtlety and nuance. A slight twist of your wrist, a fraction of a second’s difference in timing, or a barely detectable change in your club angle means the difference between a PGA-worthy score or spending half of your day in...

  • The Best Wearables For Recovery After A Long, Grueling Workout

    Conor Hockett - January 26th, 2017

    The race to maximize performance and provide meaningful insight into activity data drives the fitness wearables market, but the rest and recovery period between workouts doesn’t garner the same level of attention. Sure, some devices like the ...

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