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Fido Wearables Are Going Off the Chain
When we first started covering wearable for pets we predicted this would happen. Fast forward a few months; things are getting a little out of control but in a good way. Well, mostly a good way. Today’s market for pet wearables is saturated and growing. Humans in the USA will... Read more
With This Wearable You’ll Never Drive Drunk Again Except This One Time
With just your sweat, a new skin-level wearable technology can measure your blood-alcohol level in minutes with discretion. The wearable is a temporary tattoo. The creators of this technology, engineers from the University of California at La Jolla, funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)... Read more
Senstone is the Fashionable Dictation Device We Can’t Wait to Try
Available for pre-sale, the Senstone wearable proposes to capture your every thought then organize those thoughts for you to sort through later. It does this, all without removing your phone from your pocket. That way, you can focus on other things like driving. The makers of this technology may... Read more
Announcement of Two New Cordless Earbuds Means Hearables Aren’t Over
Just when you thought it was safe to give up on hearables, two well-trod manufacturers of sound tech, JLab, and Sony, announced cord-free earbuds. They both do that one thing wearables have to do nowadays. They have to do one trick, something nobody else can do. JLab’s Epic Air... Read more
Fun(ctional?): In The Future Rovables Will Dress You
Funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging, Engineers from MIT and Stanford recently announced wearable robots they are calling rovables, which can perform a few tricks on your clothes. They may one day do so much more. While at first, these little bots sound like nothing more than... Read more
Moov Wearables is Making Moves to Dominate Your Whole Body
The company that brought you the Moov Now wearable, just introduced a wearable for your forehead that tracks your heart rate and gives you coaching. They’re calling it the Moov HR. It may be just what they needed to outbox Fitbit and Apple. Moov wants to be what Apple... Read more
Dexcom G5 Mobile System Sets Diabetics Free
Using a discrete sensor, a transmitter and a display, the latest device from Dexcom, the G5 wearable, is the most intimate type of wearable you can own. You wear it so close it’s under your skin. Beat that, Fitbit and Apple. The idea of wearables below the skin may... Read more
Convertible Hoodie and Flexible Solar Panels Will Charge Your Devices on the go Fast
Just launched on Indiegogo, by Evolution Wear, is a wearable recharging suite of tools including a jacket and flexible solar panel. While their Indiegogo campaign is desperate for some punctuation control , and the copy is a chaotic mess of technicalities, the actual product behind the mess is something... Read more
Snore Circle’s 3rd Gen Snoring Tool May Help You Stay Married
As of September, the team behind Snore Circle, VVFLY Electronics, funded their third generation device at 615% of their goals. Now they’re in that netherworld between the crowdfunding phase and business as usual, where the devices are shipping to early adopters. We have yet to hear from those early... Read more
VyLyV Helps Men Stay… Ahem, Active
The VyLyV, pronounced ví-liv, wearable is a pair of compression shorts loaded with tech that may help men strengthen their pelvic floor. In case you don’t know, the pelvic floor is like a toolbox, filled with many tools. Similar to the benefits of pelvic floor strengthening exercises for women, the... Read more
The Royole Moon is Not a VR Headset But You’re Gonna Love it Anyway
Recently introduced by Royole, the Moon foldable 3D virtual theater is like a private movie projector made just for your eyes. It professes to bring all the glory of 3D and 2D formats to travel-size so you can your movie on wherever you see fit. If you’ve traveled via... Read more
Your Children Need DokiWatch Right Now
As in okey, dokiWatch is the find-your-kids-anywhere, talk-to-them-and-see-their-faces-now, fitness tracker and gaming wearable you just hafta have. Similar to the Brillar wearable, the dokiWatch offers something more. It’s the first children’s wearable that adds video chat. What’s even better, it’s not vaporware. Doki technologies, the makers of the dokiWatch... Read more
LVL Hydration Tracker May be Silly but it’s Also Sexy
The first of its kind, the LVL (level) tracker intends to keep you more hydrated. It’s a wrist-based tracker with one main goal, track your hydration. It will even remind you when you need to level up on water. As LVL demonstrated, crushing their Kickstarter goals (18x over as of... Read more
Straighten up. Zikto’s Wearable is Watching
Recently demoed at the Wearables Technology Show (CES for wearables), Zikto is a new wellness wearable which will help you maintain good posture, but also manage your activities. If you want to read about more devices for your posture, check out Straight Up: 3 Wearables to Improve Your Posture... Read more
Sony Playstation Will be Your First Experience with Quality VR
Sony Playstation’s VR headset releases the 13th of this month. While it won’t be gifted free with your purchase like the Google Daydream, the price point beats the competition, especially if you already own a Playstation. In fact, this will likely be your first big-kid VR trip. The fuse may have... Read more
Head to Head: Pebble 2 Versus the Apple Series 2
Once upon a time there were boring old watches. They looked like this: Then Pebble beat everyone to the smartwatch market, especially Apple. They made a smartwatch that worked with iPhones and Android devices, long before either camp made an exclusive smartwatch. To prove the market, they crowdfunded their... Read more
The Polar M200 is a Solid Low-cost GPS Smartwatch
Let’s get this out right away: It’s round-faced. Polar’s newest low-cost entry to the GPS smartwatch category is a round-faced option that offers people on a budget a lovely timepiece with many goodies under the hood. A veteran in the sports watch category, Polar has been keeping pace with... Read more
ReVault Smartwatch Wants to be Your On-the-go Data Bank
Capitalizing on the serious lack of storage for most devices, the creators of the ReVault smartwatch want to free up your overburdened devices, no matter the platform, with wireless, encrypted connectivity. With the announcement of the 256GB iPhone 7, Apple finally announced the end of the 16GB iPhone. It... Read more
Wearables Will One Day Replace Musical Instruments
Sometimes you gotta rock. Inspiration could strike anywhere, but dragging around your drum kit or guitar amp is not always convenient. Air guitar is just only so satisfying. If there were only some way we could compose music on the go without the need to carry around all that... Read more
History Repackaged: Oakley Pairs Headphones With Shades Again
Partnering up with Intel, Oakley just introduced a new pair of Oakley shades with headphones extending from the arms. The new shades offer not only wireless tunes but virtual coaching in an Oakley frame. They’re calling the new frames, Radar Pace. They look like a leaner, meaner pair of... Read more