Mobile and wearable technology is diving into futuristic skincare

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From portable devices to wearables and apps, the skin health and beauty industry is looking to tech. While laser treatments, chemical peels and botox injections haven’t lost their groove, portable, mobile and wearable technology are starting to carve out a massive segment of the market as consumers show that many of them would rather take matters into their own hands, especially if they can use tech to do it. The beauty industry hasn’t failed to recognize this fact and has started putting out mobile devices left, right and center. There…

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Global sales of wearables expected to spike

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Gartner sees sales of smartwatches and fitness bands heading in a skyward direction over the next few years. Gartner has now released its latest forecasts about the sale of wearables over the next few years, and it has predicted that these devices will see a global increase of 18.4 percent, which will bring the figure up from 232.0 million units sold, last year, to a notably higher 274.6 million units sold by the end of 2016. This year, wearable technology devices will have generated a total of $28.7 billion in…

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Wearable tech market predicted to grow by nearly 60 percent

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Hexa Research has forecasted that the category will experience massive growth between 2014 and 2020. The results of a new data analysis by Hexa Research have been released in the form of a report entitled “Wearable Technology Market”, and the prediction is that the wearable tech market will experience a 57.7 percent growth between 2014 and 2020. As of yet, the devices outside fitness trackers have struggled to gain mainstream acceptance. However, if Hexa Research is correct, wearable tech will become notably more commonplace in four years from now. This…

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Wearables will be the top fitness trend this year

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A large poll was conducted among health and fitness experts around the globe about fitness trackers. Almost 3,000 health and fitness experts recently took part in a poll about the top fitness trend for 2016 and their votes, regardless of where they were in the world, heavily leaned toward wearables. The trend list from which the experts were choosing included a broad range of popular options. Among the options over which wearables were still able to win out included yoga and high intensity interval training (HIIT). The American College of…

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Android smartwatches can connect with iPhones

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Google has released a new mobile app to make the wearable technology with iOS based smartphones. Just because you have an iPhone, it doesn’t mean that you won’t be able to choose from among Android based smartwatches, at least not when the application that Google has announced is installed onto the smartphone. This represents the next serious move that has been made in the rivalry between Google and Apple. As the two companies duke it out over smartwatches as they make their first steps into the market and onto people’s…

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