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  • TomTom Announces New Sports App To Pair With Fitness Trackers

    Logan Strain - January 10th, 2017

    TomTom already has a line of GPS-enabled sports and fitness wearables, including the recently released TomTom Touch. But at last week’s CES, they further established their dedication to the sports and fitness community by announcing a totally o...

  • At CES, OSSIC X Headphones Stole The Show With Immersive 3D Audio

    Rebecca Paredes - January 10th, 2017

    In the middle of the bustling exhibit floor at CES, I was confined by closely-packed people, excited conversation, and more emerging technology than I could wrap my head around. My feet hurt. My back hurt. I was too warm under my coat. But the momen...

  • Kuai Headphones Do What Many Fitness Trackers And Smartwatches Cannot

    Conor Hockett - January 7th, 2017

    Due to the growing popularity of voice-enabled systems like Amazon Echo and Google Home, hearables are in high demand at CES 2017. One device in particular stands out for its versatility within the health and fitness marketplace. Kuai’s multi-...

  • Under Armour’s MLB Partnership Could Usher In Next Phase Of Wearables

    Rebecca Paredes - January 7th, 2017

    At CES on Friday, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank hinted at the role wearable technology will play in Major League Baseball. And as sensors begin to help improve our top sluggers and outfielders, that relationship could revolutionize the way elite athle...

  • The Stylish Misfit Vapor Smartwatch Could Launch This Summer

    Logan Strain - January 7th, 2017

    If smart watches are dying (like some claim), nobody told Misfit. The company, which is owned by fashion brand Fossil, already has a nice lineup of fitness trackers that don’t compromise style in order to collect fitness data. Their product li...

  • Proof: An Alcohol Wearable To Replace Your Pocket Breathalyzer

    Conor Hockett - January 6th, 2017

    When you’re out drinking with friends, how do you decide when you’ve had enough? Most people rely on gut feelings, and maybe pocket breathalyzers, to decide when they should stop — but these methods aren’t always reliable. Mi...

  • Fitbit Launches Redesigned App That Customizes Workouts

    Logan Strain - January 6th, 2017

    At CES 2017, Fitbit announced an upgrade of the Fitstar workout app, which the company had previously acquired. The new Fitstar by Fitbit gets a feel for your particular activity level and workout style, then creates a custom workout plan to help ...

  • With Gesture Control, Hug Lets You Kill Zombies Using Only Your Hand

    Conor Hockett - January 6th, 2017

    Voice control systems like Amazon Alexa and Google Home have been one of the hottest topics at CES 2017, but this technology often overshadows another useful form of device interaction — gesture control. Gesture control provides many of the sa...

  • With New Brainwave Tech, BrainCo Returns To CES For Redemption

    Logan Strain - January 6th, 2017

    BrainCo returned to CES with something to prove. Last year, when BrainCo CEO Bicheng Han demoed their flagship brain wave-detecting device, it didn’t work as planned. When Han slipped on the electroencephalogram (EEG) headband, he was able to ...

  • Sony’s Prototype Wearable N Is An Always-There Digital Personal Assistant

    Logan Strain - January 5th, 2017

    The big announcement at Sony’s CES press conference this year sat behind a black curtain on stage with Sony CEO Kaz Hirai. The OLED Bravia 4K TV with Dolby Vision HDR, which displayed beautiful, clear, and richly colored scenes, was an object o...

  • This Hearable Drowns Out The Crowd So You Can Finally Listen

    Logan Strain - January 5th, 2017

    Going out with your special someone is a nice way to reconnect and treat yourself. But when you’re in public, there’s always one major obstacle in the way of successfully chatting up your significant other: other people. Specifically, ...

  • Photos: Garmin Announces Three New Fenix Multisport Watches

    Rebecca Paredes - January 5th, 2017

    At CES 2017, Garmin announced the Fenix 5, Fenix 5S, and Fenix 5X — three multisport watches designed for “adventurers of all sizes,” according to a press release. Specifically, the Fenix 5S is lighter and smaller than previous mode...

  • The Wearable Forecast Isn’t As Bleak As You Think For 2017

    Conor Hockett - January 5th, 2017

    By many accounts, 2016 wasn’t a great year for wearable tech companies. Pebble was bought out by Fitbit, smartwatch sales dipped dramatically in the third quarter, and many companies pushed back the release of their products. These events sugg...

  • Escape With Ocean Medallion, Carnival’s First Cruise Wearable

    Conor Hockett - January 5th, 2017

    It’s not often that a non-tech company makes the biggest splash at a major tech conference like CES, but Carnival may have done just that with its Ocean Medallion. The 1.8-ounce wearable disk enhances the experience of Carnival’s ship gu...

  • Meet The Parent + Baby SmartBand, A Wearable For Smart Parents

    Rebecca Paredes - January 5th, 2017

    At CES 2017, Voxx International, in partnership with Project Nursery, announced the first-of-its-kind Parent + Baby SmartBand. Part Fitbit, part baby monitor, the SmartBand is designed to track some of the most important parts of a newborn’s de...

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