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Wearable Tech

This App Identifies Your Most Toxic Friends

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.27.2015 | Technology

There are apps to track your sleep, your steps, and your pets -- but this may be the first that tells you which of your friends to cut loose.

Microsoft Exec Reveals 'Wow' Technology

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.24.2015 | Technology

Microsoft International President Jean-Philippe Courtois didn't hesitate when asked what new technology makes him say, "Wow." "We presented somet...

Excuse You, Can You Put Your Wearable Away?

Sarah Deane | Posted 01.22.2015 | Technology
Sarah Deane

As long as we've had society, we've had etiquette. There have always been "ways one should behave" in various situations, whether that is a meeting or a dinner party. Then... along came wearables, something that the etiquette books were not ready for.

Google Glass As You Know It Is Gone

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.16.2015 | Technology

The company is shutting down its "Explorer" program and halting sales of the $1,500 gadget.

The Internet of You

Hosain Rahman | Posted 01.05.2015 | Technology
Hosain Rahman

The truth is the Internet of Things has yet to deliver on its promise. While there are a few great integrated experiences today, many products still have their own discrete applications that are just too complicated to use or to connect to. As a result, few devices really talk effectively to anything else.

CES 2015 Preview: Wearable Tech to Help Keep New Year's Resolutions

Julio Fernandez | Posted 01.07.2015 | Technology
Julio Fernandez

This year I want to take advantage of health and fitness trackers to help me reach and maintain new goals like never before. Whether you are an Olympic athlete or an average Julio, everyone can benefit from wearable tech.

This Gadget Hooks Onto Your Underwear And Helps You Chill Out

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.17.2014 | Technology

A new device wants to remind you to pause and take a breath

2015 Will Be The Year Wearable Tech Gets Under The Skin

The Guardian | Charles Arthur | Posted 12.09.2014 | World

Want to know how much ultraviolet exposure you’ve had on a summer’s day? Next year, a hair slide could tell you. Need to monitor your heart’s...

Women in Business Q&A: Christina Mercando, founder and CEO of Ringly

Laura Dunn | Posted 12.09.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Christina's passion for art and technology started at an early age. She graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with degrees in both Fine Art and Human Computer Interaction. She has a strong interest in user-centered design and its power to enrich and strengthen both online and offline experiences.

Kim Bellware

Wearable Fitness May Actually Get 'Wearable'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bellware | Posted 12.02.2014 | Women

Fitness trackers like the Nike Fuel Band, Jawbone Up and FitBit have been pegged the "it" gifts of this holiday season. Now a newcomer to the market a...

5 Reasons I Love Wearables

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 12.23.2014 | Technology
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

A recent report by PwC (Price Waterhouse Coopers) and their consumer industry series says that wearables are not embraced yet and are still considered a novelty. One-third of the folks who bought a device a year ago do not wear it now.

Why I Started a Wearable Device Company

Will.i.am | Posted 12.15.2014 | Technology
Will.i.am

My new venture in consumer tech and wearables gives me a way to demonstrate and justify why kids should take an interest in STEM education, to walk the walk vs. just talk.

Australian Startup Sets Style Standard for Wearable Tech

Amy Cummins | Posted 11.15.2014 | Technology
Amy Cummins

A new Australian tech startup called Linou is aiming to achieve what larger companies have not in making tech fashion both functional and appealing, while also forgoing the use of plastics and other harmful materials.

5 Ways The Apple Watch Really Could Make You Healthier

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living

The shortcomings of most personal fitness trackers are well-known: they're clunky, have limited functionality and seem to only attract people who are ...

Dances With Google Glass

Carla Escoda | Posted 10.08.2014 | Technology
Carla Escoda

Perhaps the outrage over Google Glass will finally provoke a radical shift in our culture of surveillance, with consumers spurring tech companies to innovate in ways that reinforce civil society, and regulators who vigorously back consumers.

Timothy Stenovec

Even Timex Is Making A Smartwatch Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology

If you're one of the few people who actually has a smartwatch, you know it can't do much without a smartphone. In order for most smartwatches to be fu...

Finally! A Beautiful Piece of Wearable Tech

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Bogucki | Posted 08.10.2014 | Huffpost Code

Over the past year, several wearable devices have emerged to give people an alternative to constantly checking their mobile phones for updates. Ho...

This Armband Wants To Kill Your Computer Mouse

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 07.17.2014 | Technology

The Internet is falling hard for a new hands-free gadget that lets you control your computer without a mouse. A startup called Thalmic Labs is on t...

How the Human Voice Is Traversing Society's Wellness-Tech Frontier

Yuval Mor | Posted 09.09.2014 | Technology
Yuval Mor

A recent study by IDC, reveals that in the year 2018, the wearable technology market will see about 111.9 million wearables being used around the globe.

Smarty Pants: Sensor-Laden Fabrics Shape Future Apparel

Melissa Thompson | Posted 09.06.2014 | Technology
Melissa Thompson

While smart textiles for the consumer are still nascent, the decreasing cost and size of sensors, along with the DIY proliferation, will undoubtedly yield more utility from our everyday garb.

Timothy Stenovec

Apple Drops Serious 'iWatch' Hints

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.05.2014 | Technology

Apple just offered the most tantalizing clues yet that an "iWatch" is coming. At the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday in San Francis...

Breaking a Sweat in the Name of Technology

iJustine | Posted 07.29.2014 | Technology
iJustine

Hey Hardwired fans! This week we are promoting the second episode of my series Hardwired 2.0. Watch me try out some new workouts while testing out the latest in Performance Tech!

Next Generation High Tech Fashion

Robin Raskin | Posted 07.20.2014 | Technology
Robin Raskin

What do you get when you combine sensors, LEDs, chips and tremendous new design talent? You get a cornucopia of new fashion based on wearable technology.

How Fitness Trackers Are Changing Exercise Research

Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 05/16/2014 10:29 AM EDT on LiveScience The technology in fitness trackers is changing the way rese...

Meet the Man Behind Wearable Computing

Jason Grill | Posted 03.25.2014 | Technology
Jason Grill

Wearable computing dominated CES 2014; however, no one really talks about the man we all owe a round of applause to for this revolution and movement to wearable computing and technology. That man's name is Scott Wilson.