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Wearable Technology

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...

10 Funny Jobs You Need to Fill

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Jobs. We all need them. Are you interested in creating jobs? I am too! Not in the traditional way, but in the literal one. Below are some jobs we need to create to make the world a better place at home and in the office.

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.

Silence in the Time of the Apple Watch

Nish Gera | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Nish Gera

But, have I also lost something? Have I lost my ability to create a space of solitude while sitting on that Central Park bench, making restaurant reservations and ordering movie tickets? And have I lost something in my inability to get lost in the back lanes of Seville looking for that flamenco bar?

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.

Uber for Health Care? Think Again

Saquib Rahim | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Saquib Rahim

Clearly there are some health care startups that will meaningfully improve health care. But there is justifiable concern that too many are focused on the wrong patients and wrong problems using technology with limited applicability.

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

Wearables in the Workplace

Jacob Morgan | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Research last year by Credit Suisse called wearable tech "the next big thing" and predicted the industry was set to grow from around $3 billion to $5 billion today to $50 billion within five years.

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...

9 Travel Trends That Refuse to Go Away

Shermans Travel | Posted 01.19.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Space travel. Bitcoin payments. Suites on airplanes. Some trends just keeping popping up on our news feeds time and time again. Some of these are fantastic and others... not so much.

Finally Live The Life You've Always Wanted With Wearables!

Chuck Nyren | Posted 01.14.2015 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

Google Nose will filter out any unpleasant scents, like rotten garbage or steamed Brussels sprouts. Google Mouth will automatically close if you try to eat something you shouldn't, like rotten garbage or steamed Brussels sprouts.

6 Fitness Trends for 2015 That Have the Experts Buzzing

BurnThis | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
BurnThis

The result was an incredibly thoughtful and well-informed discussion about what healthful living looks like today and what it will look like tomorrow. Here are some key themes to look out for in 2015 according to the experts.

Never Leave The Hospital! Health Tech Wearables, Implanted Chips

Chuck Nyren | Posted 01.04.2015 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

I'm having issues. I'm worried that the medical industry might want me to worry too much about my health. A little worry is good. But constant worry? It seems as if they want me to think of nothing else but my vital signs for the rest of my life.

5 Ways The Internet Will Revolutionize Work And Play By 2025

Fast Company | Ben Schiller | Posted 10.28.2014 | World

For all the ways the Internet has changed how we live and work over the last 20 years, there are still plenty of areas it hasn't touched, and plenty m...

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Fitbit Unveils Three New Devices After Recall Debacle

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.30.2014 | Technology

Fitbit is trying again. More than nine months after recalling the Fitbit Force following complaints that the activity tracker was irritating and b...

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.

How Google Glass Will Transform Healthcare [Slideshare]

Vala Afshar | Posted 12.17.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

How Google Glass Will Change Healthcare from Vala Afshar "It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." - Henry David Thoreau Wh...

How Google Glass Apps Showcase the Potential of Wearable Educational Technology

Brad Spirrison | Posted 12.17.2014 | Technology
Brad Spirrison

It's unclear whether this high profile focus on wearable computing will come anywhere close to matching the success of Google's Android operating system.

Retail Goes Social With Wearables

Evan Tann | Posted 12.15.2014 | Technology
Evan Tann

Wearables will shape the next-generation retail experience by creating a uniquely social opportunity for businesses to educate and influence shoppers and, in turn, drive higher sales. Wearables will bring the brick-and-mortar shopping experience back in vogue.

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.

Wearable Tech: From Smartphones to Smart Living

Whitney Fishman | Posted 12.02.2014 | Media
Whitney Fishman

Wearable technologies, such as glasses, watches, fitness trackers, sleeping monitors, and other devices, are quickly revealing themselves to be the newest evolution of mobility and location marketing.

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.

The Future Of Fashion Is The Selfie Hat

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.13.2014 | Weird News

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a selfie hat. Designed by Christian Cowan-Sanluis and tech product group Acer, the sparkling pink, wide-brim headg...

The Scary Apple Watch Feature No One Is Talking About

HuffPost Live | Posted 09.12.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

There’s a scary feature on the Apple Watch that no one seems to be talking about. In its elaborate press conference on Tuesday, complete with an...