News and Articles About Wearable Tech

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
This Hair Accessory Can Act Like a Panic Button
Wearable Tech

This Hair Accessory Can Act Like a Panic Button

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

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.
Laura Entis
The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever
Crowdfunding

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

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.
Benjamin Kabin
Apple Looking to Jump Head First Into Wearables with Multi-Sensor Smartwatch
Wearable Tech

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.
Benjamin Kabin