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Hands-on with the brand new TAG Heuer Connected luxury smartwatch

Silicon Valley meets Switzerland," as Jean-Claude Biver has so eloquently put it, with TAG Heuer officially launching its long-awaited TAG Heuer Connected smart watch in New York City today. We are reporting live from the event to bring you all details, including pricing, design, functionality, …

TAG Heuer

LG's latest smartwatch can make phone calls without your smartphone

"Like Dick Tracy's watch phone?" Yes! Exactly like that!<p>LG announced the the new smartwatch on Friday, unfortunately dubbed the "Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE," which runs Google's smartwatch software (Android Wear).<p>You can add a SIM card to the Urbane 2 to connect to your carrier's cellular and …

Wear OS

Scrum is dead: breaking down the new open development method

The open development method is better for business. Scrum is dead.

Demand for Apple Watch could use up third of world’s gold

We’re still waiting for the final pricing details on the Apple Watch, but if recent reports that Apple plans to sell one million gold Edition units a month are true, Apple Watch could wreak havoc on gold prices and do who knows what to the global economy.<p>Josh Center at TidBits has done some math on …

Google's new health cards start showing up in mobile search

The cards in Google Now show us all kinds of relevant information based on our day-to-day searches. Earlier this month, Google promised a new genre …

Medicine: Pill Identifier Smartphone App - Consumer Reports News

Yes. We reviewed seven apps that can help identify the pills you take, and liked two of them a lot: Drugs.com Pill Identifier and Epocrates Pill ID. …

Smartphone microscope can be made for under a dollar

Suppose you were a first responder, who got called out to investigate a suspicious substance found in a public place. Instead of having to transport …

Beyond Fun: The Vital Future Of Wearables

Tomorrow’s wearables might not turn on your microwave or help you get out of a bad date. But they could save lives.<p>Remember life before high-speed Internet, or when having a smartphone was considered a luxury? Every few years, a new technology comes along, gains enough traction to become its own …

Microsoft Band Gets Major Features and SDK in Update

Microsoft’s quirky amalgamation of fitness tracker and smartwatch, the simply named Band, is about to get more powerful; the company is launching a series of updates for the tracker, as well as introducing an SDK for developers.<p>Users on a desktop can now check their fitness information more easily …

Wearable Tech

Fitness trackers and health apps can boost care, reveal doctors- Technology News, Firstpost

That phone app keeping track of your exercise and meals might keep you out of the hospital one day.<p>Why give your doctors permission to incorporate …

Digital Health

The top 10 wearables you can buy right now

This year's CES was awash in wearables and while many of them took the form of wrist-worn fitness trackers and smartwatches, the genre has expanded beyond the basics. While some iOS users may be holding out for the Apple Watch in April, there's still a great selection of cross-platform devices …

Emerging health care models for innovators

87 Shares<p>As our medical system attempts to evolve to better deal with the modern epidemics of lifestyle-driven chronic disease, much time and …

The Newest Fashion Tech for 2015

This week, the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas, unveiling the newest tech items set to launch this year. From smart jewelry to stylish fitness trackers, these are the chicest wearable pieces spotted at the innovative tech show—so far.<p><b>1) Stellé Audio</b> Earbud …

NASCAR's Hendrick Motorsports Takes Lead As Health Care Role Model

The health care ecosystem in the US can look to many different sectors to learn valuable lessons about efficiency, cost-reduction, optimizing outcomes and consumer satisfaction. But it wasn’t until the President of Hendrick Motorsports Marshall Carlson needed the help of surgeons at Boston …