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Gear & Gadgets

Kansas City

Garmin Vívosport GPS Watch Is the Slimmest On the Market [Review]

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 12:20 pm

After being a runner and into endurance sports, you start to pickup on brands that become synonymous with the community. Much like the world now replaced the term for searching on the internet to Googling (Google), those of us in trisports really love their…

Startup Spotlight

San Francisco

Startup Spotlight: Baby Snaps, Waste Not and Helping the Visually Impaired

By | Sep 15, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Rolling into the the Fall, people will be enjoying what’s left of the nice weather before the winter hits. And that means outdoor activities, going out on the town and travel. This week on Startup Spotlight, we’ve found startup products that help parents capture little…

Gear & Gadgets

13 NeuroTech Companies That Want to Read Your Brain

By | Aug 10, 2017 at 11:31 am

A mind is a terrible thing to waste. At least, that appears to be the case, as hundreds of neurotech startups have begun popping up all over the professional ecosystem. From unique wearables to innovative software, these companies are making it easy to read…

Wearables

Could RFID Technology Wearables be the Future of Event Giveaways?

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Walking past the stands at a tech conference, you will undoubtedly receive more than your fair share of freebies. Over time these handouts have become more and more high-tech. First, it was pens and notebooks, now, if you don’t receive a branded cardboard VR…

Hardware

Las Vegas

This Startup Makes IoT Prototyping Easy

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Daniel Price and Daniel DeLaveaga made an offbeat pitch to the first employees of Breadware, the young company whose IoT prototyping kits began catching on this summer. The company didn’t offer great salaries to those early employees, but they could have free room and…

Wearables

This Wearable Could Help You Experience Lucid Dreams

By | Aug 4, 2017 at 9:20 am

Imagine: you’re in your underwear in front of your crush about to take a test that you haven’t studied for and all of a sudden your teeth fall out. Sound familiar? This is a combination of every stress dream anyone has ever had. But…

Product

San Francisco

Jamie Hyneman of Mythbusters Shares Advice for Hardware Startups

By | Jul 12, 2017 at 8:30 am

Jamie Hyneman has an international reputation. He is not a government leader, he is not an actor or musician. He is, however, what we might call a “Renaissance Man,” someone who has an academic degree in Russian language and literature but who has spent…

Jobs

5 Tech Jobs Companies Will Need to Fill

By | Jul 6, 2017 at 7:15 am

With the insanely fast speed of technological development and new startups popping up every day, it is difficult to keep track of all the changes in the job market. Many jobs that were once at the top of the recruiting list will either be…

Wearables

Study: Wearables Can Increase Productivity at Work

By | Jun 12, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Productivity hacks have become the lifeblood of the startup world. Whether it’s open office settings or ergonomic desk chairs, founders and entrepreneurs are always hungry for a way to get work done more efficiently. After all, being productive means more money in the bank,…

Internet of Things

Boston

Survey: Security Breaches Affect Almost Half of U.S. Firms Using IoT

By | Jun 2, 2017 at 11:30 am

A new survey has found that nearly half of the U.S. firms using an Internet of Things (IoT) network have seen security breaches in the recent past. The resulting costs can be extreme, sucking up as much as 13 percent of smaller firms’ annual revenues….

Gear & Gadgets

PureCarbon Launches Wearable Fitness Tech For Strength Training

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 2:20 pm

For a lot of fitness-savvy techies out there, exercise tech has helped enrich their workout routine and provided them with a way to really see the positive impact their making on their body. But this type of tech has only been able to tackle cardio workouts like…

Wearables

10 Ways to Get Your Business Ready for the Wearables Wave

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 11:20 am

Wearable technology may not be as ubiquitous as smartphones just yet, but it’s well on its way. In November 2016, Wall Street Daily reported that this category of devices was approaching peak adoption, with a 26.1 percent year-over-year increase in wearables shipping by the second…

Wearables

5 Ways Wearable Tech Boosts Employee Performance

By | Feb 25, 2017 at 10:30 am

Introducing new technology to your company can be a stressful experience. However, in most cases, it’s a great way to improve the enthusiasm and performance of your workforce. For example, gamification platforms can lead to a tightly-knit company culture that fosters collaboration, fun, and…

Startups & Apps

Houston

Tushi Pal Is the World’s First Fair-Trade Fitness Tracker

By | Feb 1, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Fitness trackers have become the go-to technology for avid athletes, health nuts, and people still holding out hope that they can keep their new year’s resolution alive. These tiny devices are designed to blend into your wardrobe while providing up-to-the-minute data about everything from…

Gear & Gadgets

San Francisco

Stay Calm With Spire, A Pebble Shaped Wearable [Review]

By | Jan 25, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Over the next four years, wearables are said to decline in both user adoption and general use; however, some of that may be due in part to a lack of innovation. From this year’s CES, we saw a general theme of refining technology, which…

Wearables

Will Wearable Technology Ever Become Mainstream?

By | Dec 29, 2016 at 10:30 am

Since 2010, wearable technology has been on the rise. Some products have been better received than others, but this is to be expected given the early stage of its development. While many consumers are buying more and more wearable technology, there are some who…

Opinion/Analysis

Are We Already Seeing The Demise of Wearables?

By | Oct 3, 2016 at 10:40 am

Do you feel naked if you leave the house without your FitBit? Are you completely lost when you head to work and forget your favorite smart watch? Well, that feeling might not last very long. A recent study found that most people ditch their…