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Google Glass returns with an eye on the workplace environment

Google Glass returns with an eye on the workplace environment

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); After disappearing from the public eye for 2 years, the augmented reality glasses are back again. Two years ago, Google Glass essentially disappeared and many people guessed that the augmented reality glasses were done. Despite the fact that Google insisted that they weren’t finished with the internet connected eyewear, doubters were in the majority. The new version of the AR glasses is designed for the workplace to assist people to better do their … Read entire article »

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Louis Vuitton smartwatch called Tambour Horizon unveiled

Louis Vuitton smartwatch called Tambour Horizon unveiled

The luxury brand has become the latest designer to join the wearable technology marketplace. The Tambour Horizon Louis Vuitton smartwatch is gaining a great deal of attention since it was first introduced last week. The attraction to the device is because it is not only a piece of wearable technology but it also looks like a luxury timepiece. The Louis Vuitton wearables are the latest addition to the Tambour line, which is the designer’s signature line. The Tambour … Read entire article »

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Special edition Huawei KFC phone unveiled in China

Special edition Huawei KFC phone unveiled in China

The Chinese handset maker has announced a hilarious new limited edition model of its smartphone. Huawei has now unveiled a funny and clever new special edition KFC phone to give fans of the colonel the chance to show him their appreciation through their mobile devices. This is far from the first unique special edition phone that has been released from a big brand over the years. Some special edition smartphones have been more successful than others. Samsung Galaxy … Read entire article »

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Scientists successfully place calls on battery-less mobile phone

Scientists successfully place calls on battery-less mobile phone

A team of researchers have developed the first cell phone that does not require a traditional power source. A team of scientists have developed a new battery-less mobile phone and have managed to use it to place Skype calls. The mobile device consumes next to no energy. It requires so little power that it can operate on energy collected from ambient light or radio signals. Though the device is far from being as powerful as a smartphone, … Read entire article »

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Samsung wearable devices take Fitbit’s market position for the first time

Samsung wearable devices take Fitbit’s market position for the first time

This shows that the South Korean brand is taking some very meaningful strides in this gadget category. Samsung wearable devices have hit a major landmark as they have now overtaken their rival, Fitbit, for the first time. For years, Fitbit has been the measure against which other top wearables companies have measured themselves. Now, a Strategy Analytics research report shows that Samsung wearable devices account for more of the market than Fitbit. During the first quarter of 2017, … Read entire article »

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Is your mobile phone security at risk because of your own actions?

Is your mobile phone security at risk because of your own actions?

A private investigator is cautioning consumers that they’re sharing their smartphone numbers too often. There are a number of mobile phone security risks to which device users are exposing themselves every day without even knowing it. The result, says private investigator Thomas Martin who is a former Drug Enforcement Agency agent, is that consumers are providing third parties with access to a surprisingly large amount of information about themselves. The cause is an over-willingness of American consumers … Read entire article »

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New smart clothing technology for construction workers aims to save lives

New smart clothing technology for construction workers aims to save lives

The SolePower work boot is currently only a prototype but it is designed to reduce the risk of injury or worse. The smart clothing technology industry is a rapidly growing one, despite the fact that virtually nobody is wearing any of it yet. The vast majority of the devices remain in their prototype phase. That said, many are becoming funded or have already achieved their funding and could be seen on store shelves in upcoming months … Read entire article »

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Silk wearable technology fabric developed by IIT team

Silk wearable technology fabric developed by IIT team

Tech experts have created a form of hybrid material using the fibroin protein from the luxury textile. A tech developer team at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has come up with a silk wearable technology fabric. It uses the silk fibroin protein to create a kind of hybrid material that can function as a wearable sensor and yet still easily suit today’s fashion market. The idea is that the fabric could one day be made … Read entire article »

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Will QR code reading save Apple sales in China?

Will QR code reading save Apple sales in China?

The iPhone maker is finally working its way into the barcode scanning culture to appeal to Chinese shoppers. QR code reading is a regular part of daily life in mainland China, but Apple hasn’t taken part in this trend. Now, the company has become one of the last to look to quick response codes to try to appeal to the over 700 million mobile device users in the country. The barcodes haven’t seen nearly as much use … Read entire article »

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Smartphone addiction consequences among parents may include behavioral problems in kids

Smartphone addiction consequences among parents may include behavioral problems in kids

A recent U.S. study showed that parents continually using mobile devices are more likely to have misbehaving children. A small American study indicates that there may be smartphone addiction consequences occurring among the children of the addicted. Parents who regularly look to their mobile devices to check texts, emails, other alerts and videos have an increased chance of having kids who develop behavioral problems, said the research. Similarly, parents who aren’t as attached to their screens are … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology devices help Zurich Life promote customer health

Wearable technology devices help Zurich Life promote customer health

The insurer is the first to launch a pilot program in Ireland geared toward trackable wellness for policyholders. Zurich Life Assurance (Zurich Life) has launched the first ever program in Ireland using wearable technology devices to help policyholders improve their health. This is a trial program being offered to a limited number of Zurich Life policyholders via select financial brokers. The customers will be rewarded for their participation in using the wearable technology devices by receiving cashback on … Read entire article »

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