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How Technology Is Impacting the Jewelry Industry

By | Oct 21, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Technology, as we know, has advanced by leaps and bounds, marking its presence into the everyday aspects of our lives. Needless to say, it has also made its way to jewelry businesses. Trendy designs, increased availability, and overall access has brought a fresh excitement…

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…

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Wearables

Smart Clothes Are The Future of Wearables

By | Jul 5, 2016 at 11:00 am

While many users of wearables and smart clothes are focused on trimming their waistlines, wearable technology has focused largely on another part of the body: the wrist. But apparently, no one has stopped to think about whether or not the wrist even the best place for…

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Wearable Tech Grows in Popularity, Helps Improve Lives

By | Apr 20, 2016 at 10:21 am

Wearable tech is on the up and up, as consumer usage of smartphones increases. Many devices are virtually changing the game across a number of industries. For instance, 40 percent of doctors believe that using mobile health technologies can reduce patient’s need for office visits and…

Opinion/Analysis

4 Ways Wearables Can Help Small Businesses Grow

By | Jan 12, 2016 at 4:00 pm

While wearable technology once resembled the type of far-fetched science fiction fit only for movies, the market for wearables emerged strongly in 2015 and seems poised for more success and innovative advances in the New Year. While some products, such as smartwatches and fitness trackers,…

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Wearables

Good Questions to Ask Before Buying an Apple Watch

By | Dec 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm

We’ve all seen the recent trends when it comes to wearables, but there’s always the question of whether or not you should actually buy one. Specifically, the hype has been monumental surrounding the Apple Watch (it is in our Holiday Gift Guide after all). For a lot…

Wearables

Wearable Tech for the Animal Kingdom

By | Aug 30, 2015 at 8:00 am

Wearable technology, ranging from pacemakers to GPS devices to fitness trackers, have been utilized by people for many years now. However, a somewhat overlooked niche of the rapidly growing wearable technology market are the applications for the animal kingdom, as wearable devices are today…

Internet of Things

4 Obstacles Standing in the Way of a Wearable Revolution

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 10:00 am

The future of wearable technology has long been defined by expectations of widespread adoption and uninterrupted growth. In fact, by some estimates the wearable device market in the U.S. alone will be valued at $12.6 billion by 2018. The start of a new year…

Trends

7 Careers to Explore in Wearable Technology [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | May 21, 2015 at 4:00 pm

While there are few out there who have given up on wearable technology, many still believe that wearable tech will be an essential part of our everyday lives in the near future. Sure, Google has halted its Google Glass Explorers program and the Apple…

Gear & Gadgets

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Back This: MonBaby is a Wearable Device to Monitor Your Baby

By | Oct 16, 2014 at 1:30 pm

I’m not a parent, but I can certainly imagine that if and when I do become one (spoiler: I WILL become one someday) that I will likely spend every waking minute of my life concerned about the well-being of my children. Especially when kids…

Business

How the Internet of Things is Turning Into the Internet of Sports

By | Sep 30, 2014 at 7:30 pm

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a vast new frontier where companies are currently experimenting with fascinating new ideas and items. One of the major areas where we’ve seen intriguing innovations has been with consumer products, but other industries are poised to have revolutions…

Android

The Dawn of the Experience Era

By | Aug 30, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Gone are the days where we are forced to fit our digital environments. Gone are the days where the human experience accommodates technology. Like it or not, we are entering into a new era of human-technology interaction where human experience is the driver. Where…

Marketplace

4 Ways Wearable Tech Could Change Your Marketing Strategy

By | Aug 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Anyone would be hard-pressed to find a more bipolar consumer market than wearable technology. Devices like Google Glass and smartwatches tap into the most idealistic parts of our imagination when it comes to picturing impossible technologies that resemble blockbuster sci-fi films. Yet, much like…

Tips & How To’s

4 Tips to Help Designers Improve the World of Wearable Technology

By | Aug 2, 2014 at 8:00 pm

These days, wearable technology seems to be the next big thing, with gadgets that both express your style, and boost your functionality woven into one neat package. From smart watches that connect with your phone, to fitness activity trackers, and Google glass wearable technology…

Business

Tap Tap Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Enhance Wristband Technology

By | Nov 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Who knew that we’d reach a time when texting and written communication would become passé? Or, maybe it’s just that sometimes words are too complicated, or in this age, too public. Tap Tap boldly (or quietly—to put it more accurately) forges against our increasingly…

Android

Wolfgang’s Woof: FitBark – A Wireless Activity Tracker for Dogs

By | Sep 12, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Last week, I sat down to have a serious conversation with Jen and Frank, regarding my future role in this company. No longer did I want to be known simply as the unofficial mascot for Tech Cocktail; I want to branch out and to fully involve myself…

Gear & Gadgets

Magic Fingers with the NFC Ring

By | Aug 13, 2013 at 5:13 pm

The calculator watch. Remember that staple accessory of the 1980s? Two inches square, hard-to-touch buttons, and worn by the fashion forward like Marty McFly, Sting, and more recently Breaking Bad‘s Walter White. That was the beginning of wearable tech. And – though there wasn’t…