Nike and TomTom have updated the GPS-toting Sportwatch to include NikeFuel and maintain parity with its FuelBand active bracelet. NikeFuel is a universal standard that converts your exertions into a normalized score -- great for when you want to want to compare your exertions against friends with different hobbies.
TomTom and Nike are back in each other's arms. The former's Runner and Multi-Sport GPS Watches, including those that come withheart-rate monitor bands, are now compatible with the Nike+ app. These two companies havecollaboratedback in 2011, when Nike came out with a sports watch that's loaded with GPS developed alongside TomTom.
We should all be sticking to the speed limit, but there's always a danger any momentary lapse of concentration will be caught by a well-hidden speed camera. It's a constant worry, which is why petrolheads turn to technology like sat-navs to keep them out of trouble. The latest option isTomTom Speed Cameras, an Android app specifically built to notify drivers of these roadside snappers.
The Bead Bracelet Micro USB Cable and Bead Bracelet Lightning Cable are wearable bead bracelets that double as micro USB or Lightning cables. No more scrounging around in your gear bag when you need a cable to charge or sync your Android and iOS devices. You’ll always have a cable at hand (or wrist) when you need one. The bracelets are available in white, pink, black and red.
Tech companies are looking for ways to design devices that not only appeal to women but are explicitly for women.This summer, Google announced a version of Google Glass embedded in Diane von Furstenberg frames, and is working with Luxottica on more. Rebecca Minkoff and Case-Mate said they might but have not yet released a line of wearables and tech accessories.
You have the perfect watch, but what about the perfect watchband? The folks at Leatherman have thought of this and have come up with the new Leatherman Tread. The idea came from Ben Rivera (President of Leatherman) when he was stopped at Disneyland security for carrying his Skeletool. The Tread is designed to be worn as a bracelet with each link having at least one functional tool built into it.
Smartwatche s and fitness bracelets are so popular these days. While most geeks would go for function, the fashionistas would look for models that are not only functional but also stylish. The ASUS ZenWatch caught my attention but Intel and Opening Ceremony’s new offering is such a thing to behold. The two companies revealed this bracelet that is beautiful, stylish, and of course, smart.
Intel, working with Opening Ceremony, have created MICA, My Intelligent Communications Accessory for the “stylish, connected woman”. If a typical smart watch is too boring and bland for your taste, check out the“premium finishes, 18K gold coating, and curved sapphire glass touchscreen display” used to craft MICA.
Of all the new gadgets introduced over the last few years, the Cicret Bracelet has to be one of the most unique tech thingies I’ve seen. One look at Cicret’s kickstarter-like campaign video made me think they are onto something here. The bracelet connects wirelessly to a smartphone and projects a live image of your smartphone screen on your arm with just a flick of the wrist.
Japan is famous for its minimalist approach to style. The Japanese design team TokyoFlash is behind some of the most unique watch designs on the market. They don't look like ordinary watches. The RPM is TokyoFlash's latest watch from their Kisai brand. It exemplifies a mix of futuristic yet simple design that we've come to associate with Japanese designs.
Early this month, Sonos introduced its new Blue Note PLAY:1, a limited edition (a first from the maker) speaker designed to pay tribute to Blue Note Records and jazz in general, including the jazz legends that made it all happen.
Sony has unveiled a limited edition version of the Xperia Z3 smartphone. On each of the limited edition devices is an engraving that is inspired by three great cities from around the world. The three cities include Berlin, Tokyo, and Warsaw.
A Russian security researcher was able to hack into his own smart bracelet in a relatively easy way (well, easy for a programmer).Roman Unuchek, a mobile threats expert at Kaspersy Lab, built an application that connected with dozens of devices in the wild and surreptitiously hacked into his own bracelet.He would not divulge what kind of device it is.
Sonos may be the darling of multi-room audio, but while the streaming might be flexible, so far the color options have been only one degree more than a Ford Model T. The black or white finishes are being joined by a new blue, however, with Sonos revealing its first limited edition speaker, the Sonos PLAY:1 Blue Note.
Generation after generation, computers have become smaller, faster and cheaper. If technology companies have their way, they will soon be smaller and astronomically expensive.On Thursday, TAG Heuer, the Swiss watch company, announced that it was building a new smartwatch — a wrist computer, in essence — as part of a collaboration with Intel and Google.
You know how much Apple Watch will cost (at least to start), but AppleCare+ is another matter altogether. A new rumor suggests what you pay to protect your wrist-worn device might not be so bad, unless you grab a high-end device. Keeping in mind this protection plan covers the core hardware alone — not the bands — it’s believed AppleCare for the Apple Watch Sport will cost a tidy $59.
There's a lot to be said about how the new Apple Watch does much more than just tell the time; it has several full-fledged health and activity tracking features, not to mention being able to run its own apps. One of these forthcoming apps tells an alternate form of the time, such as how much longer you have to live.
The Cicret bracelet won’t be a secret once you use it. People will know that you have it.It’s a simple wearable bracelet alright but you’re projecting the display screen right on your arm. Impressive? This smart wearable features a pico projector to display a user interface similar to what you see on a tablet or smartphone.