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The Moto 360 will support Qi wireless charging

We've yet to see the Moto 360 come across the FCC's testing docket, but its charger? That just scurried across the test bench — with the Moto 360 itself in tow as "Test support equipment". Normally a standard plug-in charger would not find itself under scrutiny from the FCC, after all they're all...
Misfit Shine — not long for this world?

Misfit CEO sees wearable fitness trackers getting crushed by smartwatches

Today saw the announcement that Misfit's activity tracking software was coming to Pebble smartwatches, something that took us by surprise, apparently it's because Misfit's leadership saw the death of dedicated fitness trackers in the tea leaves. All told, wearable fitness trackers are a...
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...

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Intel's working to make a smarter TAG Heuer

TAG Heuer's reported to be teaming up with Intel for wearables

There's a chance your next TAG Heuer wristwatch may have some smarts inside it, courtesy of Intel. Apparently the Swiss luxury watchmaker has teamed up with leading silicon provider Intel to produce a TAG Heuer wearable, and they might show it off as soon as CES 2015 in January. According to...
Skully AR-1 augmented reality motorcycle helmet available for pre-order on December 8

Skully AR-1 augmented reality motorcycle helmet available for pre-order on December 8

The Skully AR1 motorcycle helmet will be available for pre-order starting Deceber 8 for $1500. The pre-order campaign will run for a month through January 8. The helmet boasts safety features for motorcyclists such as a heads-up display that gives at-a-glance turn-by-turn GPS navigation...
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...

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