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Lisa Perry's Mesmerizing Light-Up Clutch Is the Latest in Wearable Tech

Wearable tech has become an increasingly hot topic as designers take the leap into an area where very few have gone before, in an attempt to figure …

fashion

Bits & Bytes | Ralph Lauren's Wearable Tech, Tinker Tailor, Spring, Farfetch Discover, Nordstrom, Strut, Mallzee

Bits & Bytes is a weekly roundup of the most important news in the fast evolving fashion-tech space.<p><b>“Is the Player Nervous? Just Ask His Shirt”</b> <i>(The</i> …

Fashion Technology Startup Ringly Introduces Chic Wearable

At this point, there’s no denying that the wearable tech space is only heating up, and the much-anticipated Apple Watch has definitely played a part …

Wearable Tech

Light-Up Fabric Could Make Glowing Clothing An Everyday Reality

Flashy threads? That's an understatement<p>The stylish glowing jumpsuits of the Tron-like future have just come a step closer, with the creation of a weavable fabric that lights up. Huisheng Peng and colleagues from Fundan University in Shanghai and UCLA created 1-millimeter thin fibers made from …

Wearable tech is going mainstream – but does it have a place in fashion?

With the impending arrival of the much-hyped Apple Watch this spring, wearable technology is increasingly infiltrating the mainstream. But even if you're not convinced that there's a role for tech in your personal style, there's no question that it's starting to colour fashion in myriad ways. …

Leoht Tote has technology in the bag

The Leoht Tote could put an end to rummaging in the depths of your handbag for your phone, only to discover the battery is almost dead. Dubbed "the …

These High-Tech High Heels Change Color With the Click of an App

3 min read<p>Close your eyes, tap your app three times and think to yourself, “There are no heels like these.” Because, honey, there aren’t. Not yet.<p>Remember last year, when “smart” ballet slippers pirouetted into our hearts (and headlines)? Well, now a high-tech pair of smart high-heels is strutting …

High Heels

Light Emitting Fibers for Crazy Clothes

Illustration: Zhitao ZhangThin light-emitting fibers that can be woven into textiles could be made into glowing clothes and other wearable …

OLEDs

This sports bra has microchips in it

<b>WHAT:</b> A high-tech undergarment that walked the runway at New York Fashion Week.<p><b>UNDERWIRED:</b> Embedded in it are Intel (INTC) Curie chips, tiny circuits …

Wearable Tech Startup: Meet Ear-O-Smart

As it turns out, the wrist is not a good place for wearables… including fitness and tracking wearables. To address that problem directly, meet …

Moto X designer will soon be ex Moto designer

All that's left of Motorola might soon be half the name<p>Jim Wicks, the man responsible for the celebrated designs of the 2013 Moto X and 2014 Moto 360 smartwatch, is leaving the former Motorola after 15 years of loyal service. Having joined Motorola in 2001 after design lead roles at Sony and …

The Top 10 Things To Do in Croatia 2018

Page: | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next<p>With their imposing watchtowers looming over the medieval city and dramatic fortifications edging the sea cliffs, …

European Travel

Mental Health Jaw-Trackers : wearable system

This wearable system is not designed to monitor vitals or physical fitness, but mental health and social interaction. HeadScan is "a wearable system …

Mental Health

The Blocks modular smartwatch can now be pre-ordered

You choose which four of six modules you want<p>If you’ve been dreaming about owning a customizable smartwatch, the modular watch that London-based Blocks promised is now available — but just for pre-order. And nothing gives a pre-order announcement a little extra spice like a teaser video:<p>This watch, …

SuperSuit: World's First Wearable for Outdoor Gaming

'SuperSuit' reduces screen time, increases social interaction, encourages physical activities and supports non-violent gaming.<p><b>New Delhi:</b> A US-based …

The Blocks modular smartwatch is finally (almost) ready

Years after the Blocks modular smartwatch first popped up on our radar, the company seems to finally be close to hitting assembly lines. The company has at least 5,500 orders from Kickstarter to fulfill, and if you'd like to add to that number you can pre-order the set for $330.<p>Gallery: Blocks …

Lenovo smart shoes eliminate the need for a wrist wearable

At its Tech World show in San Francisco yesterday, Lenovo revealed a pair of smart shoes, that, while a concept prototype, are fairly close to a …

Are new chips Linux’s entree to wearables?

Linux has become the most popular operating system through forks like Android, Fire OS, Tizen, and Ubuntu, but now low-power wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) devices have bucked the trend.<p>Instead of utilizing the open source OS, these devices have found more success with real-time operating …

Internet of Things

Meet the Tap Strap: A Cool New Wearable Keyboard

Night mode<p>Tap is a neat little gadget that was created with a simple purpose, and that is to offer you a great way to have a keyboard anywhere you …

Apps

Lenovo’s new flexible phone prototype can be worn like a smartwatch

Framed as a way to reduce the number of devices a person needs to carry, Lenovo showed off a pair of devices with foldable and flexible screens at Tech World 2016. The first is a phone that bends into a wearable bracelet and the second is a tablet that folds in half and converts into a phone. Both …

Where the future of smart wristbands is? - Business

Liu Shiyuan already wears three smart wristbands, and based on what she found out at the recent CES Asia 2016 Shanghai, it's likely she'll soon have …

Meet Zenta, a next-generation wearable that promotes mindfulness

Child of the ’90s? Surely you remember mood rings, those delightful pieces of jewelry that promised to change color as often as you shifted emotions. …

Breathe: Apple’s new Watch app to encourage breathing exercises

Apple on Monday at its WWDC 2016 event announced a new app for Apple Watch that will come pre-installed on watchOS 3 called Breathe, which offers a …

Apple Watch

Fitbit vs Garmin: Which ecosystem is right for you?

<i>Looking for our Fitbit Charge 2 vs Garmin vívosmart HR+ comparison? Head here!</i><p>Fitbit vs Garmin: a battle between two fitness giants that’s been debated for quite some time.<p>Fitbit is by far the most well-known fitness tracker company out there. I’ve heard <b>so many</b> people call their fitness tracker “a …

Fitness Technology

The 13 cities with the best work-life balance in the world

Using data from Swiss banking group UBS, the site compiled information on the biggest, most important cities globally, taking into account how many hours per week and per year people work as well as how many days holiday they take, before creating the ranking.<p>All 13 cities are in Europe, although …

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