If you’ve been paying attention to the world of wearable technology over the past couple of years, and since you are on this blog you probably have, you can’t help but notice the propensity of smart watches and smart bands. They usually offer similar functionality, tracking your vitals and workout routines. However, what if you don’t want to strap on something new in order to get...

· 1,028,800 million wearable devices predicted to be sold in the UK this Christmas across core wearable technology areas · People in the UK are forecast to spend £104.7 million on wearable technology this Christmas, more than Germany, Spain and The Netherlands who were also polled · The wearables market as a whole is forecast be worth £313.6 million in 2014 for UK retailers, the second highest in Europe after Germany According to research released today by Samsung Electronics, 2014 is set to be the year that...

We all know that we are experiencing something of a glut in the fitness tracking world. In other words, they are everywhere. Not only that, the functionality found in your average smartband can now be found in smartwatches, add-ons for your phone and just about everywhere else. These three features are ubiquitous: calories burned, steps walked and sleep slept. How do you choose which one to spend...

They say that having people you care about is important. They say that in the end the love you receive is equal to the love you give. They say that pizza is delicious. They say a lot of things. However, those things? Totally true. Loved ones are beyond important. They are essential. Still, in this modern, hectic world, it’s easy to get your emotions lost in...

Even though Anakin Skywalker may hate sand because it’s coarse, and rough and gets everywhere, that doesn’t mean that the beach is inherently bad. As a matter of fact, it’s pretty darned cool, especially now that we are rapidly heading toward winter. Sigh. What we all wouldn’t give right about now for just one more beach day. Well, put a cork in it Romeo, we have a bunch of...

Fitbit are certainly not ‘newbs’ when it comes to wearable technology and, specifically, fitness trackers. And, you know, most fitness trackers can download a watch app if you are so inclined, however the company hasn’t formally unveiled a smartwatch proper. Well, guess what? According to venerable tech publication The Verge, the company is about...

Aren’t you sick and tired of your fabric being about as dumb as a bag of bricks? It’s about time the actual fabric that make up the body of the clothes we wear jump on the smart train. After all, our watches, phones and everything else has already made the leap. Why not the stuff that binds together to create our jeans, shirts and pantsuits? Well, it...

How many gadgets do you have on your person right now? Two? Three? Even more than that? As the future progresses into its golden, glistening futurey-ness, we just end up having to carry around more and more things in our pockets and stupid looking carry bags. However, where there are gadgets there needs to be energy. A smartphone isn’t very smart when it doesn’t...

According to ‘doctors’ and ‘experts,’ if a person exercises a good amount they will, in turn, reap a whole myriad of health benefits. Sure, we can all get behind that. However, getting in the exercise groove isn’t exactly the easiest thing in the world. Standing up and doing stuff is so hard and hanging out and eating burritos is so easy. That’s where wearables...

Every big tech company out there has either announced or formally released their own take on the humble smartwatch. One glaring omission from this canon, however, is Bill Gates and his venerable Microsoft corporation. They’ve released video game devices, motion tracking units and more tablets than you can shake a motion controlled stick at. When are they going to come out with their very own...

It was only a matter of time before companies started releasing stuff ‘for the ladies.’ This isn’t always a bad thing. Sometimes it is downright cool. However, sometimes it can be a pandering, ridiculous mess. All of you gamers out there, remember this gem? It’s Princess Peach from Super Mario Bros finally starring in her own platform game. Her powers? Tears and emotions of...