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Wearable tech: is it already obsolete due to embeddable implants?

Wearable tech: is it already obsolete due to embeddable implants?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); With everything from password pills to electronic throat tattoos, some people may be open to a sci-fi future. Just as wearable tech such as smartwatches and augmented reality glasses, among others, have started to truly take off, it looks as though an even smaller and more “wearable” form of device has been developed in the form of embeddable implants. Biohackers are coming up with devices that can be worked into the body instead … Read entire article »

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Google Glass opens its sales to anyone in the U.S. tomorrow only

Google Glass opens its sales to anyone in the U.S. tomorrow only

On Tuesday, alone, these augmented reality glasses will be available for sale to Americans. Google Glass will now become available for sale to people in the United States only, starting at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, for that single day, in a sales tactic that can be compared to those utilized by used car dealerships. The availability of the device was made on the company’s Google+ account in the form of a post. The company has stated that this … Read entire article »

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Wearables will be owned by 1 in 5 people by August

Wearables will be owned by 1 in 5 people by August

According to a recent study, a fifth of people aged 17 to 75 years will soon have one of these devices. This year, wearables are making a tremendous splash, as devices from fitness bands, to smartwatches and from augmented reality glasses to smart jewelry, and a recent study has indicated that by August of this year, one in every five people between the ages of 17 and 75 years in Australia will own at least one … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology now comes in the form of a skin patch

Wearable technology now comes in the form of a skin patch

This latest entry into mobile health is an electronic piece that wirelessly sends data to a phone or PC. A new form of wearable technology is now on its way into the mobile health industry, in the form of an electronic skin patch that will track a number of different medical indicators that will then be wirelessly transmitted to either a computer or a smartphone. This represents the very latest in mobile health tech and medical tracking … Read entire article »

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Smartwatch by Will.i.am to be launched in July

Smartwatch by Will.i.am to be launched in July

The musician claims that this wearable technology will allow calls to be made without a smartphone. Will.i.am has now announced that he will be releasing his own smartwatch in July, that will give its wearers the ability to make calls, access Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and perform a range of other functions without requiring the use of a smartphone. The musician and reality show judge is already in the mobile market in the form of flashy iPhone … Read entire article »

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Google Glass trademark application declined by USPTO

Google Glass trademark application declined by USPTO

The technology giant was hoping to call its wearable technology device simply “Glass”. Although currently well recognized as Google Glass, the company behind these augmented reality wearables has been aiming to be able to change the name simply to “Glass” on its own. However, it has now run into considerable opposition which may force it to have to change its path. In order to be able to use the single word instead of the complete name of Google … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology breakthrough made by Samsung with graphene

Wearable technology breakthrough made by Samsung with graphene

This new discovery could lead to an entirely new generation of mobile devices and gadgets. Samsung has now unveiled their latest massive breakthrough in the form of the commercial production of graphene, which could provide the opportunity to advance wearable technology to an exponential degree. This material could make it possible to make some very large advances in mobile tech. Graphene is a material made out of carbon that is a single atom in thickness. It also has … Read entire article »

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Legal issues may define the future of wearable technology

Legal issues may define the future of wearable technology

Wearable devices be defined by the laws policing their use in the future Wearable technology has managed to attract a lot of attention, but many people are focusing on the capabilities of new devices rather than the legal issues that may come to define these devices. Many tech experts believe that wearable devices will eventually play a major role in society in a similar way that smartphones do today. In the future, however, the value of … Read entire article »

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Wearables may not be as popular as they seem

Wearables may not be as popular as they seem

Hundreds of wearable technology products are being resold by consumers at online marketplaces. Although 2014 is supposed to be the year of wearables, as smartwatches and other products will be flooding the marketplace and consumers will supposedly be purchasing them as quickly as they can. However, a quick check on eBay shows that barely used products are already being resold. While one could assume that consumers have grabbed up the wearables as quickly as they could in the … Read entire article »

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