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Pebble Adds Android Wear Integration

While Pebble had a head start in the world of wrist-worn wearables, it’s seeing more competition than ever in the form of new and full-color Android Wear devices – not to mention the looming threat of the Apple Watch, set to debut sometime next...

Jawbone UP3 Release Delayed Until 2015

If you were hoping to give your beloved a new UP3 fitness tracker for Jawbone while dancing under the Christmas tree next week, you might be in for some disappointment. Apparently the newest gadget from the company has been pushed back to early...

Norton-Approved Security Pockets Guard Against Security Theft

Security specialist Norton is partnering with San Francisco-based garment maker Betabrand to produce items of clothing that block unwanted wireless communications. The jeans and blazer designed by the companies combat contactless identity theft by...

TAG Heuer Announces Smartwatch Plans

Back in October, we first heard that LVMH – the high-end fashion company that owns brands like Louis Vuitton and TAG Heuer, among others – was interested in pursuing wearable technology in some form. Today, a report from Reuters sheds a bit more...

Sony Announces Smartglasses Attachment for Specs You Already Own

In terms of smartglasses, the biggest name in the business is still Google and its Glass headset – even though Google Glass hasn’t really caught on among the general public, in addition to there still not being a final consumer version on the...

Mervis to Sell a Diamond Encrusted Apple Watch for Crazy Rich People

Back in November, word spread about the high cost that may come attached to some of the more luxurious configurations of the Apple Watch, which even at its least expensive will start at $349. Estimates put the stainless steel edition of the Apple...

Uno Band Lets You Speed Read Through Notifications

The Uno Notepad has a novel approach to the issue of wrist-based notifications – it employs Spritz speed-reading technology to enable users to quickly browse through updates as they appear. The Spritz system, where words are automatically...

Oculus VR Makes Big Acquisitions

When it comes to virtual reality, the biggest name is still Oculus VR, the Kickstarted company that was purchased by Facebook earlier this year. A batch of new acquisitions announced late last week seem to offer some insight into Oculus VR’s...

Creating a Wearable Technology Winner?

Despite high awareness, the proliferation of wearables is confusing consumers. How can a device win the hearts and minds of the public? The wearable technology sector has enormous momentum and promise. Growth forecast from Juniper Research projects...

The Gameband Lets Players Take Minecraft On The Move

Minecraft developer Mojang (now owned by Microsoft) has licensed its first wearable device: a Gameband bracelet that lets players take their blocky worlds with them wherever they go. The wrist strap doesn’t actually display Minecraft on the...

Report: Wearables Increasingly Designed To Go Unnoticed

One of the things that arguably sunk the chance Google Glass would be embraced by the mainstream public anytime soon was just how in your face it appears. That’s the conventional wisdom, anyway, but the same could be said for a number of other...

Zeiss VR One: Cross-Compatible Mobile Virtual Reality Headset

Things are escalating quickly: with the recent consumer launch of the Gear VR from Samsung – a $199 headset that uses a Galaxy Note 4 smartphone as a virtual reality display – it seems that suddenly mobile phone virtual reality is becoming an...

New Watch Faces, And More, Arrive For Android Wear

Thanks to some announcements Google made this week related to Android Wear, it’s clear the company is (apologies to Meghan Trainor) all about that face. Among the latest Android Wear news: the company now wants third-party developers to get in on...

Google Gets Serious about Cardboard

This past summer at Google I/O, the company announced “Google Cardboard,” a seemingly tongue-in-cheek attempt to compete with the likes of Oculus VR and the then-forthcoming announcement of Samsung’s Gear VR headset. However, yesterday Google...

Apple Watch Production Slated to Begin in January

Ever since the Apple Watch’s official announcement back in September, speculating and rumor-gathering about the device has become a full-time job in and of itself. Today, new reports have started spilling out of Asia about how the wearable will...

Connected Airport Hackathon Finale for San Francisco International Airport Dec. 17

Participants in this hackathon, which began on November 17 with Round 1 in downtown San Francisco, and has subsequently continued virtually with developer teams across the Bay Area leading up to the finale on December 17, are developing applications...

Interview: Building a Better SmartWallet

Late last week, we took a quick look at the SmartWallet, a Bluetooth-connected accessory that syncs with your smartphone to help ensure that you’ll never lose your billfold. Today, in celebration of the crowdfunding campaign breaking the sixty...

First Sign and MaceWear Launch Pod: the Crime-Fighting Wearable

There are no shortage of wearable devices that we can now strap to our bodies to ensure maximum connectivity. Between smart glasses, fitness trackers, and smart watches, there are gadgets all over our bodies that can both send and receive data about...

Rumor: LG Developing SIM-Connected Smartwatch

It seems as though LG is rushing to catch up with Samsung in the smartwatch market, as rumors have hit today that the company is developing its third wrist-worn device since it entered the category this past summer. However, this new device may be...

Nashville Based XOEye Raises Another $1.5 Million in Funding

While Google Glass is usually the first and only device that comes to mind with regard to smart glasses, other firms are working hard at bringing face-worn tech to the world in a practical way. Take, for example, XOEye Technologies, a startup based...



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