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.

Google reinvents its Glass eyewear for Fortune 500 buyers
The head-mounted displays are already in the hands of several Fortune 500 companies.
The surprising number of steps you should walk a day
Get ready to set those pedometers.
Why Fitbit isn’t the future of wearables
A new crop of devices are pushing the boundaries of what a wearable can do.
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.
Google to launch 2 new smartwatches in 2017
Google plans to take Android Wear into its own hands.
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.
Your health insurance company might buy you an Apple Watch
One insurer is promising to cover a 'significant portion' of the cost.
Snapchat reveals $130 ‘Spectacles’ connected sunglasses, coming this fall
Would you wear Snapchat-connected shades?