A look at the buzziest wearable technology and whether or not you should want it. We also investigate the potential privacy, health, and cultural pitfalls involved in wearable development and unforeseen consequences of being constantly connected.
This wireless patch can predict a heart attack before it happens
The device can be used in the ER or at home.
Google reinvents its Glass eyewear for Fortune 500 buyers
The head-mounted displays are already in the hands of several Fortune 500 companies.
‘Mind control’ devices are giving power back to those with physical disabilities
There is still a lot of work to do.
Why Fitbit isn’t the future of wearables
A new crop of devices are pushing the boundaries of what a wearable can do.
Retro gaming Atari smartwatch might be the best thing to come out of wearables
Long live retro gaming.
Fitbit cuts staff by 6 percent as wearables market shrinks
The wearables manufacturer is trying to keep its operation lean.
Hands on: Nokia’s elegant new fitness tracker with huge battery life
A more true evolution of the analog watch.
What Fitbit’s acquisition of Pebble means for the wearables market
Fitbit is acquiring Kickstarter-backed smartwatch maker Pebble for $34 to $40 million.
Sweden is giving away free wearables to help fathers connect to pregnancy
The bracelets allow mothers to tell their partner when the baby is kicking or moving during the pregnancy with the press of a button.
This sweat-monitoring skin patch could replace blood tests
A wearable sweat-monitoring patch could be used to track various health and fitness metrics.
Apple just patented a way to identify you based on your veins
This is either really creepy or really cool. Maybe both.
This little finger sensor will tell you how healthy you are
One measurement might be able to predict heart problems down the road.