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Today's Wearables Suck and Why Tomorrow's Won't
Next Big Thing

Today's Wearables Suck and Why Tomorrow's Won't

Despite challenges, wearables are starting to gain traction. But when will they have mainstream appeal?
Eddy Lee
Apple, Samsung and LG: Smartwatch Showdown Set for Early September
Smartwatches

Apple, Samsung and LG: Smartwatch Showdown Set for Early September

Samsung and LG have announced new smartwatch launches on the heels of reports that Apple will unveil a long-awaited wearable on September 9.
Geoff Weiss
A Smart Helmet That Gives Riders Eyes in the Backs of Their Heads
Far Out Tech

A Smart Helmet That Gives Riders Eyes in the Backs of Their Heads

Heads up, riders. This Android-powered skull protector is driving motorcycle safety into the digital age.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
50 Cent Betting Heart-Monitoring Headphones Will Be a Hit
Wearable Tech

50 Cent Betting Heart-Monitoring Headphones Will Be a Hit

The rapper's headphone company, SMS Audio, is entering the white-hot wearables space alongside famed chip maker Intel.
Geoff Weiss
Using Wearable Devices to Help Promote Employee Wellness
Wearable Tech

Using Wearable Devices to Help Promote Employee Wellness

Wearable technology allows you to ensure employees are keeping active and sleeping well and may be the key to worker productivity.
Lisa Evans
These Motorized 'Rocket Skates' Are For Real
Far Out Tech

These Motorized 'Rocket Skates' Are For Real

Hoverboards? Jetpacks? Self-driving cars? So yesterday. Meet the motorized roller skate.
Jason Fell
3 Unusual Ways Smart Tech Meets Fashion
Far Out Tech

3 Unusual Ways Smart Tech Meets Fashion

At the convergence of fashion and tech there are many interesting and bizarre applications of wearable technology.
Jason Fell
Watch Out: Smartwatches May Go Mainstream This Holiday Season
Wearable Tech

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.
Emily Price
A Device to Help You Sleep Better Raises Almost $500K in Two Days on Kickstarter
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.
Catherine Clifford
Why Wearable Tech Isn't the Next Big Thing -- Yet
Wearable Tech

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

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

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.
Jason Fell
Before You Prototype a Tech Product, Ask These 5 Questions
Customer Feedback

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.
Sam Gaddis
This Faceless Watch Has Raised $400,000 on Indiegogo
Crowdfunding

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.
Catherine Clifford
Novartis, Google to Develop Contact Lenses to Monitor Blood Sugar
Far Out Tech

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow