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Star.21, the fitness band that turns training into a game

Star.21, the fitness band that turns training into a game

By 3 hours ago

Oaxis, a tech company based in Singapore, has opened a round of crowdfunding on Pozible for a fitness band it claims will change your health and training habits by turning daily exercise and activities into a game. The Star.21, which will cost $95 (£55)... >>

Forget Google Glass, slip on the Lechal smartshoe

Forget Google Glass, slip on the Lechal smartshoe

By 25 July 2014

Google Glass isn't available in India so they built their own intelligent wearable, a smartshoe called Lechal. Built by Indian start-up Ducere Technologies the Bluetooth enabled shoe, called Lechal, not only tracks users but also offers directions. Hence... >>

Battle of the bands: Fitbit Flex, Nike+ FuelBand SE, Jawbone Up and more

Battle of the bands: Fitbit Flex, Nike+ FuelBand SE, Jawbone Up and more

By 23 July 2014

Fitness bands are well and truly everywhere. You could say they're in step with trends, if you were desperate for a pun. Since we're not, we've decided to spend our time finding the best activity trackers so you can decide which is the best fit for you.... >>

Android Wear review
4 out of 5

Android Wear review

By 17 July 2014

Android Wear is a new platform for smartwatches designed to put the power of Google's Android onto your wrist. It keeps you always connected by delivering tailored alerts from your smartphone, but also acts as a point of input for interaction with your... >>

LG G Watch review
3.5 out of 5

LG G Watch review

By 15 July 2014

The LG G Watch is one of the first Android Wear devices, and the most affordable at the time of writing, making it the first step in a the brave new world of Google's Android platform. Following in the footsteps of the Sony Smartwatch, various Samsung... >>

Apple iWatch concept video shows iPod-like design

Apple iWatch concept video shows iPod-like design

By 14 July 2014

The Apple iWatch is almost certainly going to be unveiled this year but what it will look like is still in debate. This concept video shows off an iPod-like design with interesting wireless charging bay. The video, created by Set Solution, shows the iWatch... >>

Hicon smart bangle keeps you tethered to social networks, with alerts shown on your wrist

Hicon smart bangle keeps you tethered to social networks, with alerts shown on your wrist

By 8 July 2014

There is a new device in the works that aims to keep eyes off smartphones but still caters to the social media addicts of the world. It's called Hicon. Described as a smart bangle/bracelet/wristband, Hicon is a wearable device that just launched on crowdfunding... >>

Early adopters beware: These are the best new gadgets, but is it the right time to buy?

Early adopters beware: These are the best new gadgets, but is it the right time to buy?

By 4 July 2014

Are you an early adopter? Are you the sort of person who's willing to take a punt on technology that's only just come out and costs an arm, a leg and half a kidney? Do you still have a Betamax, Laser Disc, and/or HD-DVD player gathering dust in the loft?... >>

Android Wear: The watches from Motorola, LG and more

Android Wear: The watches from Motorola, LG and more

By 24 June 2014

Android Wear is Google's way onto your wrist through smartwatches from the likes of LG, Motorola and Samsung. Expect plenty more details to arrive at Google I/O, but heres' what we know now. Read: What is Google Android Wear and why should you care?... >>

Autographer expands accessory range with mount adapter, now even your bike can wear your camera

Autographer expands accessory range with mount adapter, now even your bike can wear your camera

By 18 June 2014

Autographer has announced a new accessory for its wearable camera, one that has been inspired by its community of users. Many of them have been taping, strapping or finding other ways to attach the camera to objects, both moving and stationary, and now... >>