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Smart clothes could soon monitor your every movement

Smart clothes could soon monitor your every movement

By 17 January 2014

Scientists at North Carolina State University have discovered how to create super-flexible sensors using silver nanowire. They could potentially be stitched into your clothes to detect movements while flexing your body. The silver nanowire-based conductors... >>

Some Fitbit Force users are seeing a weird skin irritation forming

Some Fitbit Force users are seeing a weird skin irritation forming

By 15 January 2014

A "small number" of Fitbit Force customers are reporting an odd skin irritation after wearing the fitness tracker. The Fitbit Force is designed to be worn 24/7, even while sleeping, so it's definitely a cause for concern. The Consumerist was the first... >>

Polar Loop activity tracker band hits the UK for £80

Polar Loop activity tracker band hits the UK for £80

By 15 January 2014

Polar, the sports watch specialist, has announced the release of its Loop activity tracker band in the UK with an £80 price. For your money you'll get a black wrist band that, in a world first, also connects to a heart rate monitor for a deeper level... >>

Hands-on: Garmin Vivofit is a long-lasting and affordable fitness band

Hands-on: Garmin Vivofit is a long-lasting and affordable fitness band

By 11 January 2014

Wearables are everywhere. But when a company such as Garmin, renowned for its fitness and GPS products, announces a new product it's time to stand up and listen. Welcome the Garmin Vivofit, a wristband fitness device that we got to see at this year's... >>

Razer Nabu: We eye-up gaming laptop maker’s wearable tech band

Razer Nabu: We eye-up gaming laptop maker’s wearable tech band

By 10 January 2014

Wearable tech was the promise of 2013, but one that failed to truly deliver. In 2014 it looks as though every manufacturer wants to be the one to crack the market, including gaming laptop maker Razer with the Nabu. Described as a discreet wearable, the... >>

94Fifty Smart Basketball is designed to help you improve your court skills

94Fifty Smart Basketball is designed to help you improve your court skills

By 9 January 2014

How good is your basketball? Probably not good enough according to InfoMotion Sports Technologies who has created a smart basketball called 94Fifty. The smart basketball has nine sensors inside the ball to deliver real-time shooting and ball-handling... >>

Movea G-series reference design claims 'most accurate' multisport wristband title

Movea G-series reference design claims 'most accurate' multisport wristband title

By 8 January 2014

Motion-sensing tech company Movea, wristband design firm Xm-Squared, and Bluetooth low rnergy-leader Texas Instruments are at the 2014 CES tradeshow in Las Vegas, where they have jointly demonstrated the G-series high-performance multisport wristband.... >>

Mio Link lets you monitor your heart rate with a $99 wristband

Mio Link lets you monitor your heart rate with a $99 wristband

By 7 January 2014

Mio Global is at the 2014 CES tradeshow in Las Vegas, where it just unveiled a sleek wristband designed to continuously monitor heart rate data. Called Mio Link, the band features Bluetooth Smart 4.0. It's a lot like a chest strap actually, only it works... >>

Razer's Nabu smartband lands somewhere between smartwatch and sports band

Razer's Nabu smartband lands somewhere between smartwatch and sports band

By 7 January 2014

A gaming PC company has just entered the wearables market, offering a smartband called Nabu that's designed to bridge the gap between smartwatches and sports bands. The first eye-catching feature of the Nabu is its look: colourful, curvy, and decked with... >>

LG Lifeband Touch pictures and hands-on (video)

LG Lifeband Touch pictures and hands-on (video)

By 7 January 2014

We first saw a prototype for the LG Lifeband Touch at CES in 2013, but now a year later the company has created a commercial version which it hopes to launch in the first half of 2014. The band, which is more like a bracelet with the break in the circle... >>