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Razer Nabu: More Than a Fitness Band, Less Than a Smartwatch
By: Dominick Sorrentino
Between Fitbit, Jawbone, FuelBand, Basis and countless more fitness bands, one might correctly assume that the market is a bit oversaturated at present. But where the majority of developers would bow out and take their ingenuity elsewhere, Razer has … - 09/02/2015

Huawei Watch Goes for the Gold with $800 Price Tag
By: Steve Anderson
Even the casual observer needs to pause and give Huawei its due kudos for sheer nerve as it recently-if accidentally-dropped word of its upcoming Huawei Watch. An Android Wear device, it's not so much the oddly on-the-nose name or its operations that… - 09/02/2015

Batteries: One of Wearable Tech's Biggest Problems
By: Steve Anderson
While technology itself has advanced considerably over the course of the last 20 to 30 years, one technology that's still a bit behind the curve is battery technology. The technology that stores the power necessary to run devices when an outlet isn't… - 09/01/2015

Wearables Market Demands More Than Step Counting
By: Casey Houser
Amid the maturation of the consumer wearables market, demand for its products saw a peak this past January but has since experienced a slowing of that growth. Consumer expectations are pushing the market far, and not all companies in the field may be… - 08/31/2015

Wheelings & Dealings: Series B Funding Rakes in $24 Million for Avegant
By: Joe Rizzo
Earlier this week, Avegant announced that it has completed a round of Series B funding in which it raised $24 million. Chinese mobile gaming company Lian Luo led the round, along with the Bunting Family Fund. Intel Capital and NHN Investments, who or… - 08/28/2015

More Android Wear Devices Hit the Market
By: David Delony
While the Apple Watch may have grabbed the tech headlines, Android device makers are following suit with a series of smart watches based on Android Wear, according to CNET. - 08/27/2015

Microsoft Patent Uses Electric Shock for Email Notification
By: Steve Anderson
Anyone who's ever been in the middle of a meeting and missed a phone's vibration-based notice of an incoming text or email may find some use for this electrifying, new innovation. A Microsoft patent will deliver "electrical stimuli to the skin of a u… - 08/26/2015

New Wearable Device Can Keep You Safe from Harm, or Worse
By: Dominick Sorrentino
In addition to undeniable cool factor of wearable tech-think spy-like smartwatches, shirts and sports bras that can measure heart rate, clothes with built-in air conditioning, and much more-this space has plenty of room for noble and potentially life… - 08/25/2015

Identiv, Chronicled Develop SmartLabels Counterfeit Protection
By: Casey Houser
Global security technology company Identiv recently announced that it has been working with Chronicled, an organization that tracks authenticity of brand name shoes, to develop wearable sensors for counterfeit protection. - 08/24/2015

Swatch's Expansion Programs Carry On, New Devices to Follow
By: Steve Anderson
Children of the 1980s and 1990s might remember Swatch as a goofy but fun wristwatch brand popularized by a short-lived Fox television series. But in recent years, Swatch has modified its public persona and brought out a variety of new tools to take a… - 08/24/2015

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