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Your Clothes Are Still Made In China But Now They Are Wearables

April Rudin | Posted 05.15.2015 | Impact
April Rudin

Just like any other trip, I fretted a bit over what to pack, what to wear? After all, Hong Kong is a fashion mecca, shopping destination and everyone is wearing the latest trends. What was everyone wearing this season in Hong Kong? Wearable technology, that's what.

Why I Won't Be Wearing An Apple Watch

Damon Beres | Posted 05.14.2015 | Technology
Damon Beres

A wise man once said, "The notion that a personal computer will set you free is appalling." Where does that leave the Apple Watch?

How Wearable Tech Is Improving Employee Productivity And Happiness

Entrepreneur | John Boitnott | Posted 04.29.2015 | World

Wearable devices are something of a darling in the mobile industry today, especially with recent smartwatch launches and new platforms for developing ...

Apple Store, Your New Destination For... Fashion Advice?

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 03.25.2015 | Style

Apple store employees, those people who magically lay on iPhone screen protectors for you, are getting tasked with doling out fashion advice now, too....

The Most Important Fashion Festival People Are Finally Starting To Talk About

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.19.2015 | Style

Is South by Southwest (SXSW) the new fashion week? If you took a look at the influencers, editors and bloggers who were in attendance at the five day ...

Wearable Technologies: The Need to be Scientific, Simple and Above All Philosophical

Alexandros Giannakis | Posted 04.28.2015 | Technology
Alexandros Giannakis

All the above considerations can lead to a great product, but in order to have a truly outstanding one, one needs to put something extra into it. And that is the human element in the form of a philosophy.

Will This Ring Make You More Polite?

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 02.24.2015 | Style

Nothing kills the mood quite like a cell phone at dinner. In any given restaurant you're bound to see those shiny little devices sitting on the tables...

Here's Proof That Pricey Fitness Wearables Really Aren't Worth It

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 02.12.2015 | Technology

You may not need to spend your hard-earned cash on a fitness device if you already have a working smartphone.

This App Identifies Your Most Toxic Friends

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.29.2015 | 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 03.24.2015 | 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 03.07.2015 | 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 03.07.2015 | 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 02.08.2015 | 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...