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Review: The Asus ZenWatch Looks Good, Costs Little, Works Well (Mostly)

When Asus announced the ZenWatch – its first foray into making an Android Wear device – I decided that I liked its design better than the Moto 360. Blasphemous, I know, but the ZenWatch had elegant curves around its edges and on its display and...

Morgan Stanley Predicts 30 Million Apple Watch Sales Next Year

When it comes to predicting how well the Apple Watch will perform when it’s released next year, analysts are all over the map. One firm, however, is betting that the wearable will be a bigger hit than most people realize. Morgan Stanley (via...

For $600 You Can Buy an Ugly Tommy Hilfiger Solar Panel Jacket

Tommy Hilfiger has released a new jacket festooned with solar panels that can convert sunlight into energy for your gadgets. The marriage of high fashion and high tech is usually pretty win-win, right? Well, that is until you realize that the jacket...

Wearable World Inc. Accepting Applications for Winter 2015 Incubator / Accelerator Labs Class until November 30

Wearable World, Inc., the San Francisco-based media and ventures company, is currently accepting applications for its Wearable World Labs incubator / accelerator Winter 2015 Class. Interested applicants can apply to F6S or AngelList. The Labs...

One Man’s Plan To Stay Inside Virtual Reality For A Month

Most people who’ve worn an Oculus Rift headset have been impressed by the experience, but U.K. artist Mark Farid is taking this digital immersion several steps further – he’s going to keep the gadget on for 28 successive days in an...

This 99 Cent App Can Sync a Fitbit with HealthKit

Some wearable fans have been annoyed over the last few weeks at being unable to send data collected by their Fitbits to their iPhones using HealthKit. A new app called SyncSolver for Fitbit, however, seeks to remedy this pesky problem – and for...

Apple Launches WatchKit Dev Tools for Upcoming Apple Watch

In a clear sign that the launch of the Apple Watch is moving along at a steady pace, yesterday Apple announced the release of WatchKit, the suite of development tools that will allow software developers to create custom apps for the wearable. As...

LittleBits DIY Kit Lets You Build Your Own Smart Home

Between Apple’s launch of HomeKit, Samsung’s acquisition of SmartThings and Google’s takeover of Nest, there’s plenty going on in the smart home space. Now users with a fondness for DIY tinkering can take matters into their...

Ditto Wants To Be A Wearable “You’ll Actually Wear – Every Day”

It might sound odd as a kind of mission statement from the creator of a new wearable device, but Bob Olodort – whose company Simple Matters is preparing to release a basic, no-frills wearable pod called the Ditto – says his company wanted to...

Is the Future of Mobile Payment a Wearable One?

Industry titans like Apple, Google, MasterCard, Visa, PayPal, and others are all fighting fiercely for mobile wallet market share. But will ‘mobile’ wallets gain more traction on smartphones or their smaller, cheaper, biometrically more robust...

Analyst Predicts Fitness Wearables to Dip in 2015, Rebound in 2016

The Apple Watch is coming – this is a fact. The resulting effects of that device’s arrival sometime in the first half of 2015 remain to be seen, however. As such, analysts are offering predictions about how the Apple Watch will alter the...

Fitbit Data Being Used as Evidence in Court Case

The primary function of most wearable gadgets is to record data generated by a user, and report that data back so someone can make positive life changes. However, a law firm in Canada has found a new way to use that data: as evidence in a personal...

Pip: A Small Wearable Pet Tracker

If you have ever owned a dog or cat, you have probably felt that fear of losing them due to an unsecured fence, open door, or the distraction caused by a random critter while out on a walk. Our four-legged friends are quick, and it only takes a...

Wearable World Announces Collaboration to Create IoT and Wearables Solutions for Cities

Wearable World, Inc., the San Francisco-based technology incubator and ventures company, announced today the inaugural IoT for Cities Summit and Challenge with the City of San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation (MOCI) to design, create...

Wearable World Invents: The Connected Traveler featuring SFO, Day 1 Recap

Today was the first day of “Wearable World Invents: The Connected Airport” hackathon featuring San Francisco International Airport (SFO), and we just wanted to take a quick moment to say THANK YOU! to everyone participating in person at Say...

Intel’s MICA Fashion Wearable Priced at $495

We’ve been hearing about Intel’s fashion-focused wearable, MICA (or “My Intelligent Communication Accessory,” if you’re not into the whole brevity thing), for a few months now, with mere hints in August and a more detailed teaser at New...

Wearables Need To Be Cheaper And More Useful, Says Google X Chief

The man at the head of Google X, the company’s most forward-thinking research lab, has offered up some thoughts on the current state of wearable technology, including Google Glass. Astro Teller told an audience at a Vanity Fair event in San...

Augumenta Announces SDK Rollout, & Virtual Surfaces

When we first heard from Augumenta back in July, the Finland-based company had just announced its plans to release a smartglasses interaction platform that integrated gesture controls in the nascent wearables category. Today, the company has...

WiseWear Hopes Evolve is the One Wearable to Rule Them All

Want a wearable device that will record your activities, measure your biometric data, and report all of that information back to you in a meaningful and insightful way through a smartphone app? Great! There are a lot of those, and more seem to be...

When the Internet of Things Enabled the Internet of Me

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been a buzzword for some time, and in a world of interconnected devices, it is clear that it is not a buzz but a reality. The impact of IoT is even more important when it comes to understanding the best way to build...



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