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Trash Your Food Journal; BioRing Will Measure Your Intake
Okay, you can stop rolling your eyes. We called it in this blog, that the future of wearables would include technology to measure your calorie intake. Well, the folks at BioRing took it up a notch. They’re gonna measure macros as well as most other health metrics. If they... Read more
4 Technologies Coming Soon to a Wearable Near You
We talk a lot about wearables because they’re the coolest emerging technology right now. It’s a little like being into cars if it were 1910. If you could go back in time, imagine what you could tell Henry Ford about the future of vehicles? Despite the fact that you... Read more
5 Wearables for Your Baby That Aren’t Totally Creepy
The day we went full baby, was the day wearables crossed a line, maybe. I really didn’t mean to make that rhyme. We were all fine and dandy with the wearables market creating tools to track everything from sun exposure to better volleyball playing, but when they brought babies... Read more
The Garmin Vivosmart HR+ is Winning for Fitness Trackers
It seems like nobody has been able to nail the fitness tracker, except whoops, Garmin just did. Refreshing their Vivosmart HR, by adding a “+” and some key features, Garmin has broken away from the pack. In case you are wondering, the HR+ does all the usual things we... Read more
The 5 Most Anticipated Smartwatches of 2016
Dumbwatch, your days are numbered. Watches that simply tell the time with perfect Swiss engineering passed down through generations of watch-makers are fading into antiquity. The cool thing about the smartwatch market is, this is the pre-iPhone era, where no single manufacturer has broken away to set the pace... Read more
Don’t Go Alone; 3 Wearables for Safety
Fitness and health may be the driving the wearables industry, but that could be a product of marketing and industry assumptions. Fitness trackers far outweigh non-fitness wearables, so that’s where the data is heavy. Despite this, new products keep surfacing, which have nothing to do with fitness, but more... Read more
The 1 Wearable Beach Volleyball Players Must Own
From the watch company that rocked the watch world in the 80’s Swatch’s Zero One watch is the one smartwatch which was specifically designed to be a hit with beach volleyball players. This stands to reason, as it is the Swiss watch manufacturer’s most sponsored sport. They support others,... Read more
14 Celebrities Sporting Wearables You Should Rock
Arguably, celebs are early adopters because they have the disposable income to invest in devices they only wear for a short time then move on. Don’t hate. That said, there have been many new technologies introduced in recent history that celebrities are not sporting. For example, how many celebrities... Read more
5 Artificial Intelligences Threatening Personal Trainers Today
The future of wearables is many things. It is integration, this is true, but it is also intelligence. Soon, it won’t be enough to report on what you did. That benchmark has already been set. Wearables need to tell us what to do, based on that data. They need... Read more
The Five Hottest Wearables You Need Right Now
The ocean that we call wearables is so full of life it’s getting tough to sort one from the other. Shoot, even virtual reality headsets are considered wearables until we can better classify them. We don’t suggest wearing current models walking the streets. So we made you a shopping list.... Read more
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