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Watch Out: Smartwatches May Go Mainstream This Holiday Season

Watch Out: Smartwatches May Go Mainstream This Holiday Season

As software gets smarter and Apple enters the race, smartwatches may finally hit the mainstream later this year.
A Device to Help You Sleep Better Raises Almost $500K in Two Days on Kickstarter

A Device to Help You Sleep Better Raises Almost $500K in Two Days on Kickstarter

James Proud, a former Thiel Fellow, has come up with a sleep-tracking system that is getting lots of love from the crowd.
Why Wearable Tech Isn't the Next Big Thing -- Yet

Why Wearable Tech Isn't the Next Big Thing -- Yet

Technology execs gather to discuss the challenges and opportunities of this growing industry.
Here Is Apple's Early 'iWatch' Patent Filing Sketch

Here Is Apple's Early 'iWatch' Patent Filing Sketch

In this drawing, Apple's image for a smartwatch looks similar to other devices that are already out.
Before You Prototype a Tech Product, Ask These 5 Questions

Before You Prototype a Tech Product, Ask These 5 Questions

The impulse may be to rush to market, but taking the time to understand your potential customers will go a long way.
This Faceless Watch Has Raised $400,000 on Indiegogo

This Faceless Watch Has Raised $400,000 on Indiegogo

The Ritot team set out to raise $50,000 through crowdfunding and has earned it almost eight times over.
Novartis, Google to Develop Contact Lenses to Monitor Blood Sugar

Novartis, Google to Develop Contact Lenses to Monitor Blood Sugar

Finger-prick glucose tests could soon be a pain of the past. The two mega companies have joined forces to make biosensor-packed smart lenses a reality for diabetes patients.
This Hair Accessory Can Act Like a Panic Button

This Hair Accessory Can Act Like a Panic Button

A high-tech hair clip promises personal security.
LG Unveils Wristbands That Let You Track Your Kids

LG Unveils Wristbands That Let You Track Your Kids

The GPS and Wi-Fi equipped wristbands are intended for pre-school and primary-school aged children.
The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever

The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever

A look at the 10 ventures that have raised the most money on the popular crowdfunding website to date.
From Android to Wearables to a New Auto Interface, What You Need to Know From Google's I/O Conference

From Android to Wearables to a New Auto Interface, What You Need to Know From Google's I/O Conference

There were a slew of new announcement at the tech giant's annual event. Here's a quick rundown.
Apple Looking to Jump Head First Into Wearables with Multi-Sensor Smartwatch

Apple Looking to Jump Head First Into Wearables with Multi-Sensor Smartwatch

Apple's first wearable tech offering will have more than 10 sensors and be designed to work on its own or paired with other Apple devices.
The Daily Show Hilariously Slays 'Glass Holes'

The Daily Show Hilariously Slays 'Glass Holes'

In a segment on Jon Stewart's popular show, people who wear Google Glass are made to look like, well, idiots.
This Company Wants You to Wear Your SIM Card

This Company Wants You to Wear Your SIM Card

Japanese mobile-carrier DOCOMO unveils its Portable SIM prototype, a wireless-technology device that could make waves in the world of wearables.
Meet Ringly, Where Wearble Tech Meets High-Fashion Bling

Meet Ringly, Where Wearble Tech Meets High-Fashion Bling

Ringly connects to your iOS or Android phone and can send alerts to you for everything from meetings to Uber.
Google Glass Gets a High-Fashion Makeover, Still Looks Geeky

Google Glass Gets a High-Fashion Makeover, Still Looks Geeky

The tech company unveiled a range of headsets created in collaboration with fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, which will go on sale June 23.
Google: In a Few Years, Ads Will Show Up on Refrigerators, Thermostats and Glasses

Google: In a Few Years, Ads Will Show Up on Refrigerators, Thermostats and Glasses

As more aspects of our lives become connected to the Internet, the tech giant Google says that the definition of what is considered a 'mobile' ad is going to evolve.
'Very Foolish People' Will Buy Google Glass at $1,500

'Very Foolish People' Will Buy Google Glass at $1,500

Google has made its much-hyped gadget available to anyone in the U.S., but one tech analyst says buying it now is unwise.
Check It Out: A Closer Look at LG's Android-Powered Smartwatch

Check It Out: A Closer Look at LG's Android-Powered Smartwatch

Powered by Android Wear, LG releases a first-look video for its forthcoming watch.
What Is Keeping Wearable Tech From Being Fashionable?

What Is Keeping Wearable Tech From Being Fashionable?

Four areas will drive the market far beyond where it is today and make a significant contribution to the quality of people's lives.
How Wearable Tech Could Save Your Life

How Wearable Tech Could Save Your Life

Some entrepreneurs are building wearable devices designed to keep you from danger.
Facebook Buys Popular Fitness-Tracker App So It Can Know Even More About You

Facebook Buys Popular Fitness-Tracker App So It Can Know Even More About You

With its acquisition of Moves, the social network is getting into the fitness-tracking game alongside Fitbit and Nike.
The Next Big Thing: Embeddable Tech?

The Next Big Thing: Embeddable Tech?

When asked about the future of wearable technology, tech enthusiast Veronica Belmont says she is more excited about 'embeddable' tech. Here's why.
Nike Reportedly Exiting the Wearable Hardware Game

Nike Reportedly Exiting the Wearable Hardware Game

The sportswear company is shifting its focus from hardware to software.
Would You Spend $1,500 on Google Glass?

Would You Spend $1,500 on Google Glass?

As the smart glasses go on sale to the masses, we want to know if it's worth the money -- and the hassle.

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