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

Alexandros Giannakis | Posted 02.26.2015 | 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...

Introducing The World's First Edible Fitness Tracker (It's A Banana)

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.20.2015 | Healthy Living

You'd think Apple would have come up with it first, but no, it is Dole Food Company, the world's largest producer and marketer of fresh produce, that ...

Damon Beres

These High-Tech Shirts And Pants Can Help Protect Kids With Autism

HuffingtonPost.com | Damon Beres | Posted 02.19.2015 | Technology

A new approach to wearable GPS could help kids with autism stay safe.

5 Travel Trends for 2015

Edward Piegza | Posted 02.12.2015 | Travel
Edward Piegza

The big-hearted interest in voluntourism -- blending socially conscious activities into an itinerary -- is an impulse we're proud to support in a broad sweep of locations from Myanmar to Peru to Morocco.

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.

Is Innovation Killing Privacy?

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 02.03.2015 | Technology
Jonha Revesencio

If an app or technology doesn't provide any information as to how your private data are being treated, one must think twice before using them.

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...

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 02.16.2015 | 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 02.10.2015 | 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...

Timothy Stenovec

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.