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Samsung to unveil revamped S Health app with new version of TouchWiz on Galaxy S5

Samsung to unveil revamped S Health app with new version of TouchWiz on Galaxy S5

By 3 February 2014

Samsung has plans to update its S Health app in the new version of TouchWiz that will ship with the Galaxy S5, according to screenshots leaked by SamMobile. The new S Health app carries similar functionality to the version released in 2012, but features... >>

Bike laserlight wants to cut down on blindspot accidents with Batman-like signal

Bike laserlight wants to cut down on blindspot accidents with Batman-like signal

By 22 January 2014

The Blaze Laserlight is hoping to keep cyclists safe with a new take on the bicycle light by using a Batman-like signal. It projects a warning signal 16 to 20 feet ahead of a cyclist, to stop pedestrians and drivers from stepping/driving out in front... >>

iWatch concept ditches the watch look by taking inspiration from FuelBand

iWatch concept ditches the watch look by taking inspiration from FuelBand

By 21 January 2014

San Francisco-based designer Todd Hamilton has mocked-up what could be one of the best iWatch concepts to date. Unlike a few others, Hamilton ditched the old-school watch look and went for a FuelBand-like design. Given its Apple roots, user interface... >>

Adidas updates Smart Run watch with improved battery life, GPS data export

Adidas updates Smart Run watch with improved battery life, GPS data export

By 21 January 2014

Adidas released a sizable update for its Smart Run training watch on Tuesday, addressing the complaints voiced by early users. The update is now available to download on the training watch, adding the ability to export GPS data from runs. It also improves... >>

Sony Smart Tennis Sensor launching in Japan in May to help improve your swing

Sony Smart Tennis Sensor launching in Japan in May to help improve your swing

By 20 January 2014

Sony has confirmed that the Smart Tennis Sensor revealed earlier this month as a concept at CES in Las Vegas will be going on sale in Japan in May, priced at 18,000 yen (£105). The Smart Tennis Sensor simply latches on to the bottom of your tennis... >>

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... >>