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Ditch Your Boring Kicks For Shoes With A Display
They probably won’t make you jump higher, but these new shoes from Shiftwear will be the lifestyle upgrade your feet have been begging for since the invention of Chuck Taylors. Sporting kevlar fiber soles, walk-to-charge technology so you are always powered and a high definition flexible display, Shiftwear shoes... Read more
Introducing Vi: Are You Ready To Be Trained by Terminator?
Teaming up with Harman Kardon, LifeBEAM, a wearable technology company whose resumé includes NASA, plans to add artificial intelligence to your workouts. Their project is on Kickstarter right now. Look out Siri, this AI would do more than spout health data. Vi, as LifeBEAM calls their AI, collects much... Read more
Zenta to Wearables Market: You’re Doing it Wrong
According to Vinaya, the folks behind of the newest wearable crowdsourcing project on Indiegogo, Zenta, the current standards for wearables are missing something critical: feelings. The ability to identifying feelings isn’t quite artificial intelligence, not yet, but perhaps it’s one step closer. Maybe wearables are how we are going... Read more
7 Sexy Smart Rings You Can Sport Right Now
The question to ask about smart rings isn’t whether or not we will have them. We already do. The real questions on the table are, who will wear them and why? As wearables, rings are notoriously vaporware. Most promising rings we hear tale of, become nothing more than failed... Read more
10 Lifestyle Wearables Which Have Nothing to do With Fitness
Fitness wearables hog all the splot light, it’s true. It’s probably because the best research we have on wearables is that fitness and health are the main drivers behind the technology. The following wearables represent the apparent low-tech end of the market; lifestyle wearables. The biggest category is the... Read more
Hold The Phone, the New Pebble Tech is All About Fitness
The company that beat Apple and Samsung to the SmartWatch game, by crowdfunding the first Pebble Watch in 2012, is doing it again. On Kickstarter, Pebble is funding not only one new watch, but two of them, and something totally new. We’ll come back to what that is. All... Read more
Google and Levi’s Denim Jacket is the Coolest Wearable Ever
A year-long project by titans Google and Levi’s, Project Jacquard has produced a stylish denim jacket which looks nothing like you would expect from wearables. It looks like a denim jacket but does oh so much more. Project Jacquard is a collaboration between Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATP)... Read more
Workout with Freedom; Jaybird’s Newest Bluetooth Headphones
Jaybird has released the newest addition to their headphone lineup, called Freedom, and they are sweet. When Jaybird came out with the first version of the Freedom brand, released as the JB100 Freedom model, it was 2007. The Bluetooth market at the time was mostly monophonic or over-the-ear headphones.... Read more
3 Emerging Wearable Technologies That Will Change Your Workouts
Seems there is wearable news every day. Not all of it has applications in fitness, but some of it could totally change the way we workout. Here are three that could do just that if they can survive long enough to make it into the market. Our money is... Read more
Phew, A Wearable To Fight Your Stinky Workout Undergarments
Underwear isn’t surrendered much quarter by the body. They ride in the ground zero of bacterial stank, where we make some of our most pungent stank. Ew. Echoed often in articles on wearables is the concept that the future for wearables is invisibles. This... Read more
GPS Fitness Trackers Worth Owning Under $250
Unless you want to run, cycle or swim with your smartphone, you have an only a few affordable options for tracking your activities via GPS. Affordable is a relative term with today’s technology. It comes down to what are you willing to pay to have what you want on... Read more
Finally, a Wearable That Prevents Skin Cancer and Takes Selfies
Pretty soon there’s going to be a wearable for everything. I’m not saying there will be a single wearable for each facet of our lives, but one tool that does everything. Until then, you only have one more tracker to wear if you want help avoiding skin cancer. Oh sure, you could... Read more
Why Your Gym Should Have the MYZONE Wearable Right Now
In fact, if they don’t, you should just quit. You don’t need them anyway. Alright, let’s not be hasty, but you should talk to them. Maybe they’ll come around on this one. Just look how sexy it is. The MYZONE wearable, a chest strap called the MZ3, builds on... Read more
Study Reveals [Shocker] Fitness Driving Wearables Technology
There’s nothing like an in-depth worldwide study on wearables to get me fired up. That, and pancakes. But back to wearables…   Pricewaterhousecoopers, or PwC, started as an accounting agency in London, but now is a global company geared towards finding better business solutions. As their site states, “We... Read more
9 Legit Fitness Trackers For Swimmers
You can track your punching speed now, so, of course, you can track your swimming activities. Pretty soon we’ll track everything… yeah, everything, like Truman Show everything. Nah, not that bad, just health metrics as far as we know. The ability to track health metrics in any environment is going... Read more
Introducing Glovdi; One Glove to Rule Them All
If Michael Jackson had lived to see it, he would definitely have worn Glovdi, bedazzled in sequins. I just gave away my age. Anyway, hopefully for all of us, we’ll live to see Glovdi on a few hands. This product is off-the-grid innovative, but… Begun as a Master thesis... Read more
5 Fitness Trackers That Don’t Look like Fitness Trackers
“How do you like your tracker?” asks the cashier at the grocery store. Ugh. You so wanted to talk to random people about your fitness tracker over-and-over… except, no. Thankfully, you don’t have to look like an early adopter to be one. Here are five fitness trackers, from the... Read more
8 Completely Wireless Earbuds to Revolutionize Workouts
There comes a time in every adult’s life when she has to face the important facts about life: most headphones will not stay in your ears during a good workout. What’s worse, they will probably rip out of your ears right in the middle of your final rep, lap, max... Read more
Track the movement of each muscle, down to the fiber, without wires and lab technicians. Sound impossible? Expensive? Athos Connected Apparel is neither. While most conversations about wearables are focused on making them disappear, there is one product, which has gone the other direction. If Athos is the product for your... Read more
3 Fitness Trackers That Will Improve Your Punches
Combat may be the oldest form of fitness, predating sport. Since the dawn of humanity, fighting has been a part of our existence; the fight against other humans for power, animals for food, nature for survival. It’s no wonder so many people today find a practice of the fighting... Read more