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Wearable Technology

The Hidden Dark Side Of Tracking Your Sleep

HuffPost | Meredith Melnick | Posted 04.28.2017 | Healthy Living

My first sleep log was five hours and four minutes. I was disappointed but also fascinated. My new Fitbit recorded how long I was asleep and how many ...

UPDATE: Fitbit Denies Claim Woman's Flex 2 Device Exploded

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 04.30.2017 | Technology

UPDATE: Fitbit is disputing a woman’s claim that her fitness tracker spontaneously exploded on her wrist earlier this month, in an incident that rep...

The Rise Of AR Will Recreate Your Filter Bubbles In The Real World

Wired | Posted 04.24.2017 | Technology
Wired

By Cade Metz for WIRED. Last week, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled what he calls the world’s first augmented reality platform, a way of layering digital ...

Are You Ready For The Technological Singularity?

Zac Thompson | Posted 04.13.2017 | Technology
Zac Thompson

We’ve got great news if you’re in love with your phone ― the technological singularity will happen sometime in the next thirty years. Futurist R...

Wellness Apps Evade The FDA, Only To Land In Court

Wired | Posted 04.03.2017 | Technology
Wired

By Megan Molteni for WIRED. Smartphone apps are great at lots of things, from sending selfies, to solving late-night taco cravings. And even if they...

These Awesome Food And Exercise Apps Will Help You Stay On Track

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 03.31.2017 | Healthy Living

Weight loss can be a challenge no matter who you are. However, there’s an overwhelming amount of technology to help make it easier. But where to be...

Spring Deals: Lowest Prices On TurboTax, Bowflex Power Rod Gym And Samsung's 8-Series Quantum Dot TVs

Jeff Lee | Posted 03.24.2017 | Technology
Jeff Lee

Welcome to TechBargains’ Weekly deals, featuring the best deals that will prepare you for spring on electronics, computers, TVs and more. Act fast a...

Why Fitness Trackers Are Bad For Your Workout

Francis Sanzaro | Posted 03.27.2017 | Healthy Living
Francis Sanzaro

Thanks to all the new gadgetry, we can track our pulse, GPS coordinates, step count, distance, vertical gain, length of ride, calories burned, metabol...

High-Tech Condom Ring Coming Out To Measure Boink Performance

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 03.07.2017 | Weird News

For the full “Terminator” bionic man effect comes a brave-new-world condom ring to measure almost everything guys have wanted to know about their ...

This Braille Smartwatch Is Cooler Than You Could Ever Imagine

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 03.03.2017 | Style

It’s about time. Facebook, texting and GPS are commonplace tech that most of us use. But these apps, which help to bring many of us closer together,...

People Who Live Without Screens Don't Sleep Any Better Than The Rest Of Us

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 02.28.2017 | Healthy Living

Sleep experts are quick to blame bright street lights, TVs and the ever-distracting smartphone as the reasons why nearly one-third of U.S. adults don...

This Bracelet Lets A Dad Feel What It's Like To Be Pregnant ... In His Wrist

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.27.2017 | Parents

There are ways for pregnant women to let their partners feel labor pains and even the sensation of having the baby kick inside them. Now a Danish star...

Don't Rely On Your Fitness Tracker To Lose Weight

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 02.21.2017 | Healthy Living

These days, Fitbits and Jawbones adorn arms the way watches once did. And for good reason: Wearable technology can log the steps you take in a day, tr...

Wearable Sensors Can Tell If You're Sick Before You Even Feel It

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.12.2017 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) – It may one day be possible to spot illness the same way many of us already track our exercise habits and sleep patterns: with wea...

These Gadgets Are Designed To Save Your Sleep

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 01.09.2017 | Healthy Living

The rules about technology and sleep used to be so simple: Don’t mix them. Research has shown (fairly conclusively) that blue light from smartphone...

6 Ways Tech Can Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Katy Osborne | Posted 04.25.2017 | Healthy Living

Making a New Year’s resolution is the easy part. But keeping that New Year’s resolution? That can be a little more tricky. In fact, it’s often s...

Smart Fitness Apps Will Transform How You Work Out in 2017

H. Caleb Simmons | Posted 12.29.2016 | Technology
H. Caleb Simmons

We've been going to gyms for a very long time to get fit, slim, and trim. But in the short time that smartphones have been around, people have started...

Consumer Reports Reconsidering Low Rating For Latest MacBook Pro After Apple Issues Bug Fix

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 01.10.2017 | Technology

Update: Jan. 10 ― Consumer Reports says it will test the latest MacBook Pro again after Apple issued a software bug fix in response to complaints of...

Google To Start Selling 2 New Watches

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business

Google will make a fresh foray into the smartwatch market by releasing two new devices in early 2017, a company product manager said in a report publi...

How Can Wearable Technology Improve Cancer Treatment?

Quora | Posted 12.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Quora

How can wearable technology improve cancer treatment? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answ...

My FitBit Alta Is So, So Patronizing

Quora | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Quora

Is the Fitbit Alta any good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with uniqu...

High Tech Networking: Bullseye Smart Badge

Ronda Lee | Posted 11.16.2016 | Technology
Ronda Lee

Five years ago, I moved to New York City to pursue a dream deferred - becoming a writer. While in NYC, I discovered my inner entrepreneur via my snack...

The "Connected" Baby & The "Smart" Nursery

Dr. Sunny Vikrum Malhotra | Posted 10.21.2016 | Parents
Dr. Sunny Vikrum Malhotra

I was recently sitting at a dinner and was speaking to a young expecting couple. For years, expecting parents have had high anxiety for their new infa...

The New Wave of Sports Wearables

Brian Hughes | Posted 10.13.2016 | Technology
Brian Hughes

Pedometers were the first sports wearable and now seem almost quaint. Today's wearables have grown in capabilities and formats, providing complex data on your overall fitness and easily integrates into your lifestyle.

Deaf Influence on Consumer Technology

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 09.25.2016 | Technology
Lydia L. Callis

When hearing people think about exciting new technologies for those who are deaf, their minds most likely jump to the latest developments in cochlear implants or hearing aids.