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March 9, 2015 12:01 PM Why The Apple Watch Could Succeed (Even If It Fails)

Two important, distinct watches bookended my youth. In one corner: the Texas Instruments LED watch, the first digital watch of its kind. In the other: Swatch, the Swiss watch brand that turned the fusty art of time-keeping into a fun, youthful style statement. The TI watch was a feat of technological novelty, but it was neither beautiful nor practical 69

February 28, 2015 12:10 AM Swiss watchmaker MMT enters the luxury smartwatch market

Everyone's been waiting for it, and now it's happened: The Swiss have finally entered the smartwatch fray. Coming only a few weeks after Swatch announced it will release a smartwatch to compete with the Apple Watch, a new Swiss company called Manufacture Modules Technologies (MMT) has introduced a line of smartwatches made in Switzerland. MMT is a joint 55

February 18, 2015 3:39 PM 5 Best Wearables for Women | Tania Yuki

While many believe space is the final frontier, from where I'm sitting the next hackable frontier is the human body. We've hacked transportation, production, distribution, and more recently, our environments and homes, so that we barely need to even move in order to have everything we need (thank you Nest). But before hacking, comes measurement, and this is where 53

February 16, 2015 2:34 PM Under Armour's Purchase Of MyFinessPal

Like 80 million others, I use MyFitnessPal to log my calories and workouts. I've been doing this for about three years. MyFitnessPal made news last week when it was acquired byUnder Armour. I'm sitting here thinking two things: 1) Should I panic? 2) I'm so glad I didn't link my Nike Fuelband (not compatible) or Withings Body Analyzer (just hadn't gotten 49

February 12, 2015 10:49 PM Top 5 Best Alternatives to Fitbit Fitness Trackers

Talk about history repeating itself. Last year, Fitbit issued a voluntary recall of their Fitbit Force fitness tracker. The recall happened after a small number of Force owners reported rashes and contact dermatitis after wearing the tracker. As we reported last year, under two percent of Fitbit Force owners reported skin irritation. But now, Fitbit 55

February 11, 2015 12:21 PM Smartphones and wearable devices track physical activity accurately: Study

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania conducted a study to determine the accuracy of smartphone applications and wearable devices that track physical activity of people. They tested 10 smartphone applications and wearable devices that are among the top sellers in the US. These include the Digi-Walker SW-200 pedometer (Yamax); the Zip and One (Fitbit) 63

February 10, 2015 4:08 PM Wearables vs. Smartphone Apps: Which Are Better to Count Steps?

If you think your Fitbit is better at counting daily steps than your smartphone, you may want to think again. A new study suggests that many smartphone apps are just as good as specialized wearable devices at tracking physical activity. In the study, 14 participants donned a number of wearable devices and also carried several smartphones loaded with activity 54

February 5, 2015 3:12 PM Swatch smartwatch in 2-3 months with big battery boast

Swatch plans to launch a smartwatch in the next three months, focusing on battery life and mobile payments as the company readies its retort to wrist-worn rivals like Apple Watch. The watch firm, known for its affordable, plastic, and fashionable models, will release a smartwatch that is connected "without having to be charged," according to CEO Nick Hayek 38

January 21, 2015 9:32 PM Sleep: The Biggest Loser at CES 2015

At CES 2015 the biggest loser was sleep. Collectively, I'd venture to say the 170,000 plus attendees lost at least one million hours of collective sleep (based on a two-day stay in Vegas). Whether they were in search of a pay-out slot machine or a hot new product, they were also bound to run into lots of products to help them find out how much sleep 222

January 13, 2015 4:24 AM This Startup Lets You Try Wearables Before Buying Them

A startup called Lumoid lets you try five wearables for a week for $20, so that you can "try before you buy." The new service will ship to you the chosen gadgets for a week trial. A startup called Lumoid lets you try five wearables for a week for $20, so that you can "try before you buy." The new service will ship to you the chosen gadgets for a week trial 39