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Samsung SIMBAND

Samsung wants you to be healthy, announces new hardware platform

Today at a health-focused event in San Francisco, Samsung has shown off a new advanced wearable health tracker, the SIMBAND (we'll just call it Simband from here on out). The device, which straps onto your wrist like about half of the wearables out there today, users a variety of sensors to track...
LG's G Watch rumored to land on wrists in July

LG's G Watch rumored to land on wrists in July

LG's G Watch is anticipated to undercut Samsung's Gear 2 Neo pricing when it lands on consumer's wrists. The G Watch is reported to be debuting at a very competitive price in the UK on July 7th, roughly a week after Google's I/O conference in San Francisco, California this year. Though neither...
razer nabu

Razer Nabu smartband offers 500 beta testers the chance to pick one up for $1

Gaming accessory maker Razer announced their entry in the wearable device industry in January with the reveal of the Nabu smartband. Today, the company announced a unique way for some early adopters to get their hands on the Nabu via a beta testing program. Razer is currently taking sign ups...

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Timex looking to produce new smartwatch in 2015

Timex looking to produce new smartwatch in 2015

It looks like Timex is keen on getting into the full-fledged smartwatch business. The company told Business Insider today that it is thinking about releasing a smartwatch at some point in 2015. Timex already produces a series of fitness trackers, but the company says that this new venture...
Check out this DIY cyberpunk-themed wristwatch

Check out this DIY cyberpunk-themed wristwatch

Smartwatches may be all the rage these days with their notifications and fitness tracking, but sometimes you want the cool factor of technology combined with the simplicity of a standard wristwatch. Enter the ChronodeVFD: a cyberpunk-themed wristwatch cooked up by engineer and blogger J. M. De...
NFC implant

Here's why I implanted an NFC chip in my hand

I have recently taken a deeper step into the connected world. A step that some will describe as being interesting, and that some will describe as being crazy. To be honest, as happy as I am since I have taken this step, I have to admit that I fall on both the interesting and crazy sides myself....
Fossil partners with Intel to make wearables

Fossil partners with Intel to make wearables

Intel has been aggressively pursuing new markets and forming new partnerships lately. The newest wearables computing partner to sport "Intel Inside" is Fossil, which is teaming up with the chip-maker to bring more wearables to market. Details were not given on what those specific products would...
Intel's rumored smart bracelet to find a luxury home at high-end retailer Barneys

Intel's rumored smart bracelet to find a luxury home at high-end retailer Barneys

Intel is said to be working on a luxury smart bracelet that would be featured and sold at high-end luxury retailer Barneys New York. The move to marry tech and fashion isn't new, and Intel is hoping that a luxury fashion partnership may help make wearables less geek and more chic. Intel so far...
Wearables may hold the key to Parkinson's research

Wearables may hold the key to Parkinson's research

Wearables may be the key to the monitoring, research, and treatment of Parkinson's disease, at least that is the hope of a collaborative project announced by Intel and the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. As part of the project, patients would wear wearables and Intel would...
Samsung Gear VR detailed in leaked image ahead of rumored IFA unveiling

Samsung Gear VR detailed in leaked image ahead of rumored IFA unveiling

Ahead of its speculated September unveiling at the Berlin-based IFA tradeshow, Samsung's oft-rumored VR connected eyeglasses is now showing up in a leaked photo. The glasses, which have also gone by the name of Gear VR, is now shown in a leaked image published by The Verge that details how it...
Moto X with digital NFC tattoo

Digital NFC tattoo turns your body into a passcode to quickly unlock Moto X

If you're the type that foregoes passcodes on your phone in favor of the convenience of quickly turning on the device and getting to what you need to do, then the digital tattoo created for the Moto X will help to combine convenience and security. This way, you can still lock your phone, but...
Five Pebble apps worth checking out

Five Pebble apps worth checking out

Pebble users have a wide variety of different watch faces, but we cannot forget about the apps. The app collection seems to be growing on a fairly regular basis, and Pebble has categories that break these down between Daily, Tools & Utilities, Notifications, Remotes, Health & Fitness and...
Smarter contacts for smarter eyeballs

Google's 'smart contacts' could soon find their way to your eyeballs

Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis has signed a deal with Google to license the search giant's "smart lens" contact technology. Google[x] revealed the glucose level-sensing contact lenses earlier this year, which monitored chemical levels in tears once a second and relayed that information to...

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