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5 Reasons I Love Wearables

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 10.23.2014 | 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 10.17.2014 | 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 10.17.2014 | 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 10.15.2014 | 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 10.22.2014 | 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 10.02.2014 | 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 09.16.2014 | 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...

Wearing The News Could Be The Next Big Thing

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 08.11.2014 | Media

You can already clean with the news, eat the news and wipe with the news. And now, new technology is allowing you to wear the news too. Several new...

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.

The Pedometer For Your Penis

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 08.18.2014 | Technology

Wearable technology is already changing the way we understand sleep and fitness. But up until now, nothing on offer has changed the way we think about...

This Smart Gemstone Cap Is The Mood Ring Of The Future

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.07.2014 | Arts

It's been quite a while since we've encountered a mood ring, that glorious '90s trinket that claims to change color according to the wearer's mood -- ...

Betting On Teens In Wearable Tech

Carrie Yury | Posted 09.30.2014 | Technology
Carrie Yury

Tapping into and extending imagination, and engaging social behavior, wearable technology for teens could have a huge impact on the teen-focused gaming and entertainment industries.

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...

Behold, The Digital Revolution That's Sweeping The Contemporary Art World

Crane.tv | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

You don't just see The Barbican's recently opened Digital Revolution exhibition in London, you live it, breathe it, even make it.

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.

Why Senior Citizens Could Be The Next Frontier For Tech Companies

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.07.2014 | Fifty

As tech companies focus on becoming faster, hipper and younger with their designs, they could be missing out on huge opportunities with a growing demo...

Securing the Mobile, Wearable, Anywhere Workplace

Moti Rafalin | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Moti Rafalin

One day, your desk will be irrelevant. Your stop-and-go commutes will end. Your briefcase will sit empty. I'm not talking about changes that will come with your retirement. Workplace transformation is happening today, and its effects will continue to spread as new technologies enable knowledge workers to do their jobs from multiple devices and innumerable locations.

The Risks and Responsibilities of Tech Innovation

Christine Bader | Posted 08.15.2014 | Technology
Christine Bader

Do companies bear responsibility for the social risks of how consumers or buyers use their products? This question has been less explored, but is no less important.

Diamonds and Tech Are a Girl's Best Friend

iJustine | Posted 08.04.2014 | Technology
iJustine

If diamonds are a girl's best friend then Smart Jewelry is mine! In this week's episode of Hardwired I tested out some high tech smart jewelry that is both chic and functional.

Dad 2.0: Father's Day Top Tech Gift Guide

Melissa Thompson | Posted 07.29.2014 | Technology
Melissa Thompson

Give the gift of connection this Father's Day with stylish, cutting-edge tech gifts to compliment quality time with Dad. Here are 7 Dad 2.0 gift picks for 2014.

As Fitbits for Feelings Emerge, Whither Empathy?

Techonomy | Posted 07.29.2014 | Technology
Techonomy

Are we losing touch with one another? Are we sinking towards something like Roman civilization, when bloodthirsty spectators eagerly watched men fight to the death in the name of entertainment, now just on high-def screens? Or could empathy in society actually be enhanced by the capabilities of technology?

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!