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Hearables Are The Next Big Wearable

There’s no question the wearables market is exploding. The evidence is abundant, from a prediction at CES earlier this year that 2014 would see wearables explode into a billion-dollar market to the imminent arrival of the Apple Watch. But all the...

LG G Watch R Launching in Europe Next Month

The last we heard about LG’s newest Android Wear device – the G Watch R – was that it was set to go on sale starting October 14 in the company’s home nation of South Korea. Today, details hit about LG’s plans to bring the G Watch R to...

Nike Drops Another Hint About An Apple Collaboration

We’ve known for some time that Nike and Apple have been busy working together: back in April, Nike CEO Mark Parker told CNBC that his firm was excited about partnering with Apple in the wearables market, and of course the two companies’...

Microsoft’s Torque App for Android Wear Links to Bing Search

As far as convenience goes, Android Wear’s voice-activated search interaction feature is about as easy as it gets. Simply say the magic catchphrase – “OK, Google!” – and your smartwatch will come to life and respond to your commands....

Google Announces Android Wear Update, Sony SmartWatch 3

Whether it’s officially called “Android Wear 2.0” or not, Google has announced that it’s updating the wearable optimized operating system starting today. As promised a few months ago, the update will take advantage of at least one...

Intel Invests $28m In Chinese Wearable And Mobile Firms

Intel hasn’t been shy in investing in the growing wearables market, and it’s added to that commitment today by splashing out $28 million on several Chinese companies working on wearables, smartphones and other products that plug into the...

Thync Wants to “Hack Your Brain” Through Wearable Tech

The wearable technology industry is still in its relative infancy, as companies try and figure out the best reasons for strapping sensors and computers to our bodies. While many devices record and contextualize biometric data – like the...

Google Adds Five More Glass at Work Partners

While Google Glass has failed so far in terms of justifying its use as an everyday fashion accessory, the wearable computer is making great strides in helping people work smarter and better. The Glass at Work program launched earlier this year, and...

Wearable World Announces Next Wearable World Invents Series: “The Connected Airport”

Wearable World, Inc., the San Francisco-based media and ventures company, will host Wearable World Invents: “The Connected Airport,” a two-part hackathon series to create applications for the San Francisco International Airport. Finalists will...

Magic Leap and the $542 Million Mystery Wearable

Tech startups are often defined by big, bold promises, usually (but not always) marred by underwhelming final deliveries. With that in mind, it’s with cautious optimism that I read about a new startup called Magic Leap, which just raised $542...

Survey Says: Apple Watch is Most Anticipated Wearable

Despite the fact that we don’t know much about it, nor have a release date for it, the Apple Watch has managed to generate more buzz and headlines in just a few weeks than just about any other smartwatch to date. A new survey from...

Fitbit’s Next Flagship Device Is A $250 ‘Superwatch’

After the well-publicized problems with skin rashes and its Force wristbands at the start of the year, Fitbit has been relatively quiet on the hardware front while many of its competitors have unveiled new devices. It looks like Fitbit is finally...

Microsoft Wearable Is Just Weeks Away

2014 has been the year when Apple and Google showed their hands in the wearable technology market, so it’s only Microsoft that continues to play its cards close to its chest. According to a new report, the rumored smartwatch that the Redmond...

Google Will Soon Open Android Wear to Customization

While Google didn’t reveal Android Wear 2.0 this week like we’d thought, there’s no doubt that a new version of the wearable-optimized operating system is in development. Interestingly, while previous statements from Google have indicated that...

Louis Vuitton Parent Company to Get in on Wearable Tech

When Apple unveiled its long-awaited smartwatch – appropriately called the Apple Watch – last month, plenty of people speculated on the device’s implications on not only the tech sector, but also on the watch industry. As it happens, Apple’s...

So When Will Google Actually Release Android Wear 2.0?

Yesterday, Google made some major announcements, revealing the Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet, Nexus Player media streaming device, and the full details on Android L, officially named Lollipop. What they didn’t announce, however, was Android...

Fitbit Reportedly to be Dropped from Apple Stores

This week, Fitbit made headlines as customers decried the company’s seeming reluctance to commit to Apple’s HealthKit feature for iOS 8. Today, it seems that the chickens are coming home to roost, as a new report claims that Apple will soon be...

Google Glass Leads To An Internet Addiction For One User

Doctors are treating a man they believe is the first to have a Google Glass-induced case of Internet addiction. The 31 year-old Navy serviceman had been wearing the headset for up to 18 hours a day, only taking it off to sleep and wash, and was...

EveryMove Launches Fitness Tracking Platform For Businesses

Encouraging employees to take care of themselves and to improve their health is becoming an increasingly familiar facet of corporate life in the U.S., as companies host challenges and offer incentives to get workers moving. Those employees could be...

Now Google Glass Can Sync with Android Notifications

Full disclosure: despite the fact that I write for a site all about wearable technology, I don’t actually own a pair of Google Glass, arguably one of the most high profile and important examples of wearable technology to be created yet. As such, I...



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