LikeAGlove smart garment takes the guesswork out of clothing sizes

LikeAGlove smart garment takes the guesswork out of clothing sizes

Have you ever shopped online and been frustrated by the fit of clothes when they're delivered? If so, LikeAGlove can help find the perfect fit for clothes. LikeAGlove is a smart garment that takes your measurements from the comfort of your own home and translates them into the proper size so you can place the correct order online. According to CNET, conductive fibers in LikeAGlove stretches...

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SmartThings now offers professional installation service to get your home connected

SmartThings is making it easier to connect your home and turn it into a smart home. The Samsung-owned company is now offering professional installation service so you can get your connected lights, switches, outlets, and Internet of Things (IoT) gadgets hooked up properly. Back in May, we unveiled a new app and product experience that creates a single destination for people to find,...

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Arki isn't about just step counts, it's about stepping better

Arki, the fitness band for walking

Quick, what's your walking posture like? Are you moseying around with your hands in your pockets, or are you head down towards your smartphone? Are you just doing it all wrong? That's what Arki aims to fix by using motion tracking for more than just counting steps. The Kickstarter campaign, which has been up for just over a week and is already closing in on their $100,000 goal, is geared around...

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Pebble rolls out updated apps, firmware support for 80+ new languages

Pebble rolls out updated apps, firmware support for 80+ new languages

Pebble has announced today that its smartwatch and related apps are receiving a pretty massive update. The update comes on multiple fronts with both Android and iOS apps receiving updates, as well as new firmware for the device that brings support for a staggering number of new languages. Along with the 2.8 firmware supporting over 80 new languages, Pebble decided to improve the Android user...

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Google Cardboard app brings you front-row to Paul McCartney's concert

Google Cardboard app brings you front-row to Paul McCartney's concert

Jaunt has released a new virtual reality app for use with Google Cardboard that places you front and center in the middle of Sir Paul McCartney's Live and Let Die concert. The app requires Google Cardboard and a recent 5- to 6-inch smartphone. Looking through Cardboard, you'll be immersed into the concert with a panoramic 360-degree view and "stereo 3D and immersive audio" as you tilt and move...

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Google Contribute to make ad-free blogs a reality

Google Contribute to make ad-free blogs a reality

It looks like advertising isn't the only way way to fund your favorite sites anymore. Google announced a new program called Contributor today that allows people to contribute money to participating websites via a monthly subscription to get rid of ads. In typical Google fashion, the service will be a slow rollout, requiring an invitation at first. After you receive an invitation, you'll have...

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday shopping can be tough, we know. Finding the best gift for your loved ones can be a pain, but we're here to help. This is the Mobile Nations 2014 Holiday Gift Guide so we can help you find the perfect gift for every name on your list. And this doesn't have to be for just that special someone — it's perfectly okay to get a little something special for yourself too. You've earned it. So as...

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Nest CEO Tony Fadell thinks the smart home industry needs a name change

Nest CEO Tony Fadell thinks the smart home industry needs a name change

Nest CEO Tony Fadell has proposed a name-change for the smart home industry today. Speaking at the GigaOm Roadmap conference in San Francisco, the CEO stated that he and his company refer to the industry as "conscious home" because of the relationship that the company's products create with users. Speaking on stage, Fadell had the following to say about the choice in terminology: We call...

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Thorsten Heins

Former BlackBerry CEO, Thorsten Heins, is now CEO and chairman of wireless charging company Powermat. Founder Ran Poliakine will now take the seat of Vice Chairman but still be heavily involved in evangelism and other strategic partnerships. After about a year hiatus since leaving BlackBerry, Heins is once again ready to take charge in attempts to scale Powermat to a new level of not just...

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Amazon starts shipping its Fire TV Stick to early buyers

Amazon Fire TV Stick

Amazon has launched its first shipments of its recently announced Fire TV Stick dongle, but the early birds who jumped first to get the $39 device are the lucky ones. Amazon's listing of the Fire TV Stick shows they won't get anymore in stock until at least January 15. Amazon's answer to HDMI dongle competitors like the Chromecast and the Roku Stick has been a bigger sales hit than the...

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