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Is the new wearable technology from Intel too expensive?

Is the new wearable technology from Intel too expensive?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); What many are asking now is whether or not this smart bracelet is worth the extra money. The new MICA Intel wearable technology has now been unveiled in the form of a bracelet that will come with a hefty price tag of $495 – and that’s a discount when a customer signs on for a 2 year wireless contract. This is causing many to wonder whether or not these wearables will offer enough … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology is being tested by the Pentagon

Wearable technology is being tested by the Pentagon

The Department of Defense is looking into the ability to use wearables for more effective soldiers and airmen. Wearable technology is one of the next types of product being examined by the Department of Defense, as it seeks to provide an advantage to soldiers and airmen in combat by bringing them lightweight tech equipment. The Pentagon has already made an investment of millions of dollars into various aspects of wearables. The purpose of the investments is to make … Read entire article »

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Is Google Glass ever going to be something consumers want?

Is Google Glass ever going to be something consumers want?

Many developers are starting to think that this wearable technology has already seen its 15 minutes of fame. The Google Glass wearables have been making appearances at high profile events and have been making technology news headlines as they cause governments and companies to rethink the types of regulations that they have in place – such as for drivers or movie goers. However, many in the industry are starting to ask whether these wearables will ever truly … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology may reduce heart attack risk

Wearable technology may reduce heart attack risk

This technology is being examined in its potential for soldiers as well as the general public. Although wearable technology is becoming relatively well known in terms of its potential benefits in counting steps and in calculating the number of calories that are burned in a day, but now researchers are wondering whether or not there could be a potential to help soldiers who are on the field, or to assist in the prevention of greater health … Read entire article »

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Sales of wearable technology to surpass 50 million by the close of 2014

Sales of wearable technology to surpass 50 million by the close of 2014

The holiday shopping season is expected to make a massive difference in global shipments of wearables. Among a growing number of predictions that are being made about wearable technology sales, this year, is a new one that has been issued by Futuresource Consulting, which has forecasted that the global shipments of wearables will reach 52 million by the close of the year. This sales figure is considerably higher than those that were released by Juniper Research earlier … Read entire article »

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Wearable devices could be the future of mobile payments

Wearable devices could be the future of mobile payments

Wearable technology is beginning to find traction in the mobile commerce space Wearable technology is gaining more attention, especially in the mobile commerce space. As new devices become more available, consumers are likely to use these devices for everyday commerce. While there are very few wearable devices currently available on the market, these devices are likely to become more common within the next five years, and these devices could be equipped with mobile payment technology that … Read entire article »

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WHO says that mobile phones will not hurt a users health

WHO says that mobile phones will not hurt a users health

A statement from the World Health Organization is reassuring billions of smartphone users that they are safe. The World Health Organization (WHO) has now released a statement that has been designed to reassure the billions of users of mobile phones around the world, as there have not been any evidence of adverse health effects associated with these devices. The public health arm of the United Nations has reviewed the research conducted over the last 20 years. According to … Read entire article »

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New mobile payments app aims to change the way tipping works

New mobile payments app aims to change the way tipping works

New tipping app has been launched in Las Vegas A new mobile payments application is being launched in Las Vegas, Nevada. The app, called Tip.ly, is designed with tips in mind. Many of the people that work in Las Vegas, particularly those that work on the Strip, survive off the tips they receive from customers. The new app is meant to make it easier for people to tip for the services they receive, further removing the … Read entire article »

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