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This Gunshot-Plugging Device Just Saved Its First Life

05/31/2016, You guys might recall that in 2015, we reported on a device called the Xstat. This is basically a syringe of sorts where upon plugging it into a gunshot wound, would help seal the wound in 20 seconds thanks to the fact that the syringe is pack with tiny...

Jawbone Denies They Are Exiting The Fitness Tracker Market

05/31/2016, Last week it was reported that Jawbone had stopped production of their UP fitness trackers, and that all remaining inventory had been sold off to third-party companies. With such a drastic move, it was easy to assume that this meant that Jawbone was...

Microsoft Band 2’s Discount Extended Until July 9

05/29/2016, Microsoft’s Band 2 wearable has had some success, although given that earlier this year the device was discounted by $75, it would seem to suggest that Microsoft really wants customers to buy the device. Now if you think that maybe you might have missed...

Jawbone Reportedly Stops Production Of Their UP Fitness Trackers

05/27/2016, In the early days of fitness-related wearables, both Jawbone and Fitbit were competing head-to-head, but over time Fitbit pulled ahead leaving Jawbone behind. There have been reports that Jawbone isn’t doing so well, which is why it doesn’t come as a...

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 Will Go On Sale June 7

05/26/2016, In April, Xiaomi’s CEO uploaded a photo of himself wearing the Mi Band 2, the successor to the original Mi Band whose affordable price tag and straightforward usage allowed the Chinese company to quickly establish a strong foothold in the wearables...

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Features And Design Confirmed In Leaked Manual

05/26/2016, Last month photos leaked online which showed off a couple of gadgets that Samsung could be announcing. The leaked gadgets included the Samsung Gear Fit 2 and the Gear IconX. Now for those wondering how accurate those photos are, it seems that Samsung...

Lawsuit Alleges That Fitbit’s Heart Rate Data Is Inaccurate

05/22/2016, If you’re looking for a wearable to measure your heart rate, the best option right now seems to be a chest strap, like the Polar H7. However if the idea of wearing a device strapped to your chest all day long isn’t appealing, there are plenty of...

The BACtrack Skyn Is A Wearable That Measures Your Blood Alcohol

05/22/2016, Breathalyzers aren’t new, although they have evolved to the point where you could easily strap one onto your phone for a mobile portable version. However what if you wanted to measure your blood alcohol levels throughout the day for some kind of medical...

This Soft Exosuit Could Soon Be Making Its Way To Market

05/18/2016, When you think of exosuits, you might be thinking of contraptions that are big and bulky. For the most part that is usually true as we have seen in the past, but you might recall that a couple of years ago, researchers at the Wyss Institute for...

Nintendo Will Start Exploring Health Devices & Computer Software

05/18/2016, We’re sure by now many gamers probably know about Nintendo’s history. For those who don’t, Nintendo was originally started as a playing cards company which eventually over time evolved to become the gaming company we know today. This isn’t...

PornHub Gets Into The Fitness Wearable Game With ‘BangFit’

05/18/2016, Any physical activity you perform will result in you burning calories. It’s just that there are some activities that will be more effective at burning off calories than others, hence the debate between cardio and weight training, and we suppose if it...

This Wearable Helps Patients Track Their Tremors

05/16/2016, Being aware of your health means that you can actively take part in activities that you know will benefit you. For example if you notice that everytime you eat or drink a dairy product and it sends you rushing to the bathroom, then a good idea would be to...

Durex Petitions Unicode Consortium For Condom Emoji

05/10/2016, Last year during World AIDS Day, Durex launched a campaign in which they suggested that there should be a condom emoji created. We guess the campaign made sense on the day and also to help Durex promote its brand, but it turns out that the company is...