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Thim Sleep Wearable Actually Helps You Fall Sleep (Better)
The Thim sleep wearable won’t just report all the things you did wrong sleeping last night. After they crush their Kickstarter goals, the Thim team promises a device to help you actually get more out of your sleep. The sleep tracking feature bolted onto every wearable is worthy of... Read more
Has the Tzoa Air Pollutant Wearable gone MIA?
Pollutants litter the air. You know it. It’s why you slather your hands in antibacterial goo fifty times a day. (We won’t mention how you tap the wall twice then flick the light switch five times.) The team behind Tzoa, the promising air pollutant measuring wearable, shares your concerns. So,... Read more
Finis Swimsense May Be Too Little Too Late
Swimsense, by Finis, is their upgraded swimming wearable. The new tracker is an upgrade on their previous, less aerodynamic device. While it is waterproof, specifically designed for swimmers, it may not be enough to stay competitive. To read about fitness trackers just for swimming, check out 9 Legit Fitness... Read more
MSI’s VR One Straps Roving Power on Your Back
You don’t have to stay put. From a company that specializes in backpacks for gamer gear, MSI offers us something new. They call it VR One. Forget about tethering your Oculus Rift or HTC Vive to your powerful PC. Strap that PC on your back so you can wander the... Read more
Ōura: The World’s First Worthwhile Wearable Ring
Winner of the CES 2016 innovation awards for the best of category, Ōura is a simple wearable ring. It measures your heart rate, breathing rate and sleep, just by sitting on your finger. It also knows about your activities, like how many steps you’ve taken or how far you’ve... Read more
Must Have: Mover Kit Kid’s Wearable Ships for Christmas
A company that goes by the name Technology Will Save Us launched a Kickstarter campaign for a children’s wearable earlier this year, which funded in two days. In fact, they crushed their goals by 250%. If you have kids or know someone who has kids, you have to share... Read more
5 Trendy Fitness Hacks You’ll Want to Avoid
The problem with fitness and nutrition is how boring it can be. There is only so much you can say about consuming or burning calories. Because of this, we keep inventing new ways to do both or so it seems. In most cases, we’re not inventing anything. We’re repackaging... Read more
Moment: The Hottest Thing in Wearables Has no Face
Moment, a haptic feedback wrist-worn wearable, wants you to spend less time with your devices, more time with your feelings… kinda like the Apple Watch, but without all that pesky display technology. The Moment wearable crams an advanced form of notification wearable technology. It’s reminiscent of what we’ve seen in some... Read more
Zungle Panthers Thump All Other Headphone-sunglass Combos
Zungle is Kickstarting their Panther sunglasses, which combine bone conduction sound with simple sunglasses. They’re cool way cooler than other attempts to mash eyewear with tunes. Remember Oakley Thumps? It’s better you don’t. If Axl Rose were to design sunglasses with headphones, he would have designed the Thumps. They... Read more
Game Over: Doggy Wearables Were Inevitable
It’s not enough that we make wearables for every conceivable activity, even for babies, but now we have wearables for dogs because we do. Garmin, the folks who are more known for their GPS systems but also the Vivosmart HR+, now have a wearable for your canine. It’s actually... Read more
Shima Lenses Will Make You Wish You Needed Glasses
When I was a kid, my parents used to have me read road signs from far away just to marvel at how well I could see. It was a gift. If it makes you feel better, I’ve always had a terrible sense of smell and seem to be going... Read more
Charge Wearables on Floating Platform from the Future
For the person who has everything, the Lift charging platform wirelessly charges your Apple Watch or Pebble device suspended in the air by magic. Actually, it’s magnets, but it seems like magic. It seems like your every futurist fantasy come true, except for the part where we travel everywhere... Read more
Watch 2 Kills it But Don’t Ask About Battery
“We think it is the ultimate device for the healthy life.” -Jeff Williams, COO Apple Technically, it’s the Apple Watch Series 2, but nobody will call it that. It’s the Apple Watch 2. It’s not round, but that is so far from relevant it’s laughable that anyone would bring... Read more
Apple’s AirPods Beat the Leaky Press But They’re Sooo Apple
Apple announced a pair of cord-free earbuds for less than $160 which look like someone snipped the wire from the EarPods. They’re calling them AirPods. They did oh-so-much more than cut wires; they introduced a whole new chip. These could be a category killer if Bragi doesn’t dig into... Read more
The Sweetest Wearables For Your Christmas Wish List
It’s not even Halloween yet. I know, but planning ahead for your Christmas wish list is hard work. It also helps to get out in front of the pack. Some people do their shopping early. This way you can be sure to put the worm in their ear about... Read more
Mpower Uses Human Electricity to Make You Stronger
Through every human fiber runs a current of electricity. I know, right? Measuring that current in your muscles is as simple as using skin surface EMG devices. This is what MPower does, telling you exactly how well those muscles are doing their respective jobs. The goal is simple; make... Read more
Bragi Just Cut More From Their Cordless Earbuds
The company that crammed tons of fitness trackers into the most revolutionary cord-free earbuds this year, just dumped all that tech to give us a no-nonsense version. It may be the smartest thing they’ve done, just in time for Apple’s Keynote address, and Christmas. They call it The Headphone.... Read more
Sphero’s Force Band is Secretly a Fitness Band
Sphero, the company that made a toy version of BB8, the cute spherical droid from Star Wars The Force Awakens, just added a wearable accessory to their lineup. Previously the BB8 toy moved via a smartphone app, but now your kids (or you?) can play Star Wars with a... Read more
Finally, Fitbit Goes Swimming
Fitbit finally can jump the pool with you via the Flex 2. In fact, the new tracker from Fitbit not only takes a dive but can recognize when you are in the water. That’s huge news for fans of Fitbit who like to swim. Prior to this news, the only... Read more
Alcatel Vs Qualcomm: 2 New Wireless Smartphone-free VR Headsets
Alcatel and Qualcomm just announced independent efforts to create untethered VR platforms, needing no smartphone. Believe it or not, they are something totally different than what we’ve witnessed so far from VR. Well, maybe not totally, but they are cutting old ties. In case you’re not super nerdy, the IFA... Read more