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STEPP Real Time Running Coach Addresses Everything
Running is simple, but not easy. Runners are determined people. Now they have a wearable to help them make running easier. The STEPP wearable is the coolest running accessory we’ve witness since the Under Armour Speedform Gemini REs. It’s not a wrist-based tracker. It’s three little buttons. The system... Read more
Woolf Wristband is Wearable Every Biker Must Own
Woolf may just what riders need most, freeing up their attention. It also happens to look pretty cool. The Woolf wristband is a leather banded wearable that notifies bikers of imminent speed controlled zones . It may be the best chance they have to ride with better safety. The good... Read more
Perfect Simplicity: SenseOn Stickable Heart Rate Monitor
Another great wearable product beat it’s crowdsourcing goals with time to spare, the SenseOn device. In the wearables category, it’s a stickable, about the size of your little finger. You adhere it to your ribcage. SenseOn will help keep you in the proper training zones, pushing your performance to new... Read more
IQbuds: The Cord-free Earbuds We’ve Been Waiting For
Facts are facts. You have to face them. Wires are going the way of, well, the wire. We stopped messaging via the telegraph with the invention of the telephone. Then we cut that cord to go cellular. Yeah, I know… your parents still keep a rotary in the guest bedroom. Despite... Read more
Finally Kate Spade is Making Wearables, Again
Wearables are cool, great, but never cute. That is, they weren’t until Kate Spade entered the picture. In a world where the best a wearable could do was sexy, why shouldn’t they be cute? How else are we going to match them to our cute shoes and bag combo?... Read more
Prediabetic Study in UK Leverages Dementia Wearable
As reported in Gadget and Wearables, King’s Health Partners and the makers of the Buddi wearable have come together to prevent type 2 diabetes. The strange thing about this news is that Buddi is not a wearable designed for diabetics. It’s not even a fitness tracker by any definition.... Read more
Brain Hack: Energize and Relax With Thync
The Thync wearable will appeal to your inner control freak, that is if you don’t mind wearing a plastic triangle on your forehead. The goals for Thync are simple. When users need more energy, they get it by wearing the device, stimulating specific nervous pathways. When it’s time to... Read more
You’ll Want to Update Your Passport for Immersion Fitness
Here’s one you haven’t hear about yet, but you’ll want to know all about it. We first head about this in the Telegraph UK. Immersion fitness is the caveman’s workout. It’s Parkour meets wilderness. In Immersion Fitness, participants are literally immersed into a natural environment, where they run, jump,... Read more
Instagram Fitness Superstars Purposefully Gain Weight Just to Lose it
In a move doctors would not recommend, a pair of Instagram fitness stars are packing on the pounds, er, kilos. They told the Daily Mail that they decided to purposefully gain weight. Their goal? They wanted to show their followers that they could do it, but there’s a little... Read more
Control Your Technology With a Shiny Tattoo
From MIT and Microsoft, Duoskin is a temporary tattoo you can use to control your devices. Made from gold leaf, the process to make your own temporary tattoo is simple, but not easy. For those who have access to the necessary tools, the product is a beautiful application of... Read more
What’s This Now? Merged Reality? Really?
You can file this one under further proof that virtual reality is the fastest pony on the wearables horse track. It was all fine and good with players like Occulus, HTC, and Playstation, but now Intel is saddling up. Announced at Intel’s IDF keynote address, Project Alloy aims to... Read more
Yes, McDonald’s Put Fitness Trackers in Happy Meals
You read that correctly. The company that is more famous for headlines about selling pink slime as meat, is combatting their reputation with wearable technology. For the record, we’re not saying McDonald’s is all pink slime. Taste preferences aside, they serve plenty of menu items which aren’t too bad... Read more
The Future of Audio is Here: 3D Headphones
Back in the town of Wetoldyouso, Ossic 3D headphones crushed their crowdfunding goals by almost 3000%. They’ve created the world’s first 3D sound experience. It’s catered to your head, perfect for taking virtual reality to the next level. They’re not the only name in the game. 3D Sound Labs and... Read more
Whoa. Jabra’s New Hearables Track VO2Max
The wireless Jabra headphones that stay put and track heart rate just got better. Recently announced via PR Newswire, Jabra plans to upgrade their Sport Pulse headphones with the gold standard in cardio measurement: VO2Max. But that’s not all. If you’ve been paying attention, you know the wireless headphones market is no slouch. Unfortunately,... Read more
4 Bands to Make Your Dumb Watch Smarter
Surprisingly, a few companies have made runs at this solution but failed. Like the start-up Modillian, many conceived ideas that never took flight. The concept is simple, genius, in fact. People love their watches, especially family heirlooms. Some of those same people want smart technology. Not everybody loves fitness wearables.... Read more
What would you give to kick your bad habits? Smoke, eat mindlessly, pick your nose? Believe it or not, there’s a wearable for that. When we first heard about Pavlok, it screamed BodyHacks in the most shocking way. For $200 dollars, more than most even your high-end fitness trackers,... Read more
Big Promises From Dlodlo Virtual Reality Aviators
Hate to say we told you so, but the virtual reality race produced a prospective device which looks like a pair of sunglasses, sorta. The big question is, can it deliver on all the promises? http://cdn.dlodlo.com/movies/dlodlov1.mp4   The team at Dlodlo, pronounced “dodo,” (Yep—it’s a Chinese company, give em a break.)... Read more
Apple’s Watch 2 Rumor Mill Heats Up
The best rumor in wearables right now is we can blame Apple for the slowdown in sales. If there has been a slowdown in the wearables market, somebody should tell the virtual reality folks. Just sayin’. Despite what seems to be an accelerated bad attitude in the media towards... Read more
Cupping: Real Treatment or Real Silly?
Leave to Michael Phelps to stimulate controversy. Fans will remember the press fanfare around Phelps smoking from a bong in 2008. It should come as no surprise that this year’s Olympics has the press waiting for Phelps to do something newsworthy. They found it. Pictures of Phelps’ back with... Read more
Attention Adopters! Track Everything with Wearable Ecosystems
With wearables, there are two types of people: those who are into them and those who are not. The former subdivides, but for simplicity sake, we’ll lump them into one category: adopters. Yeah, like early adopters… just less wordy. Adopters rush headfirst into technology. Expect they will be the first using ecosystems.... Read more