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December 18, 2014 8:02 AM Gift Guide: Home products come with connectivity

Do you really need an app to tell you to brush and floss? It seems every household appliance is getting some smarts these days, meaning some connection to a phone app and the broader Internet. But then what? To give you a feel for what that connectivity brings, here's a closer look at a few "smart" products for the home. There are plenty more if you look around 50

December 16, 2014 7:02 AM Gift Guide: How to Pick the Right Fitness Tracker

The holidays are here, which means feeling guilty about how much you're eating and how little you're exercising. Gadgets are available to help keep that in balance. The best device for you will depend on your current fitness levels and needs. Most devices measure footsteps, distance traveled and calories burned. Although some smartphones already do that, many stand-alone 47

November 30, 2014 11:00 AM 7 gadgets and apps to improve your fertility

The increasing number of fertility products and apps that have hit the market in recent years are helping women get healthy, optimize their fertility, and become more aware of their cycles— which is one of the biggest obstacles in treating infertility, according to Aimee Raupp, a licensed acupuncturist, women's health and fertility expert and author 65

November 11, 2014 11:23 PM French Initiative Can Boost Standing as Innovation Leader

Home to the second largest economy in the EU and the fifth largest economy in the world, France is increasingly a bright light for the tech industry in Europe. But more can be done to propel France as a long-term world innovation leader. France is a digitally connected nation, and the French people are highly enthusiastic about tech. According to Consumer 45

October 29, 2014 8:00 AM FOCUS 14 live: Intel president Renée James speaks out about IoT dangers and talks up McAfee partnership

You haven't exercised in a while. It's OK, we know. We can see you getting winded when playing Wii. Who can blame you? I mean, nowadays, there is such incredible technology, that it is hard to be impressed by real life. It is easier to sit on the couch with your precious Nexus 7 watching Law and Order than going for a walk. Hey, maybe you are a Brony 64

October 28, 2014 2:57 AM Fitbit's $249 Surge Fitness Watch Packs 7

Long before the smartwatch craze was in full effect, Fitbit Inc. was demoing its titular pocket clip-on wearable at the 2008 Techcrunch50 conference. Now six years later it's become a juggernaut of the wearable's market. And if today's announcement is any indication, it's not about to go quietly even as Apple, Inc. (AAPL) hungrily eyes the wearables 77

October 27, 2014 4:48 PM Don't expect Fitbit to integrate with Apple HealthKit anytime soon

The wearable device maker is still keeping Apple and its health data platform at arm's length, particularly after the iPhone maker cut the cord on their retail relationship. Fitbit, a leading maker of wearable activity trackers that count steps and track sleep, isn't saying much about its ongoing dispute with Apple. Fitbit released a statement Monday 55

August 21, 2014 3:29 PM If You Own A Fitness Tracker, Do You Actually Use It?

If you own a fitness tracker that sits in your desk drawer instead of on your wrist, you're not alone. About one-third (34 percent) of people who buy a smart wearable device, such as a fitness tracker or smartwatch, abandon the device after just six to 12 months, according to a recent poll conducted in June by the consulting firm Endeavour Partners 59

June 30, 2014 1:19 AM Apple Features Internet of Things in New iPhone Ad, “Parenthood”

June 29, 2014, 4:20 PM PDT Today is the seventh anniversary of the very first iPhone release and Apple is celebrating it with a new ad touting the device’s role in the Internet of Things. Showcased in the spot are all manner of family-friendly peripherals: the WiThings baby monitor, the Belkin WeMo plug, the ProScope Micro Mobile microscope, the Tractive 115

June 24, 2014 6:01 PM Withings launches fitness-tracking, analog-looking Swiss watch

Withings has joined the growing number of companies focusing on style above all else when it comes to wearable devices. The digital health device maker announced a new wristworn activity tracker, called Withings Activite, that looks similar to a regular analog watch. This fall Activite will be available with a black or silver face for $390 in stores 66