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Fitbit Announces Their Latest Alta HR Fitness Tracker

03/06/2017, About a week ago it was leaked that Fitbit had a new fitness tracker in the works called the Fitbit Alta HR. Basically this seemed to be a slightly upgraded version of the current Fitbit Alta and the “HR” designation indication that it would come with...

Major League Baseball Approves Wearable That Can Be Used In Games

03/06/2017, In the past tracking the performance of athletes was a bit more complicated and harder than it is today. This is because today wearables have become a lot more accurate, a lot more accessible, and also a lot more affordable, which means that outfitting a...

Panasonic’s New Camera Tech Can ‘Read’ Your Heart Rate

02/28/2017, When it comes to measuring heart rate, usually the person getting measured will be required to wear some kind of attachment to their body. Whether it be more specialized equipment you find at hospitals, or a smartwatch that comes with a heart rate...

Fitbit Alta HR Could Be The Company’s Next Fitness Tracker

02/27/2017, If you’re looking forward to seeing what kind of new wearables Fitbit might be putting out next, especially after Fitbit’s acquisition spree that saw them snap up companies such as Pebble and smartwatch maker Vector, you might be interested to learn...

IBM’s Watson Can Now Be Used To Diagnose Heart Disease

02/22/2017, Because we are human, we aren’t perfect which means that sometimes in the medical profession, humans can overlook certain signs that could be a symptom of a larger problem. However thankfully with the advancement of AI and technology, perhaps missing...

Withings To Join Nokia For An Announcement At MWC 2017

02/22/2017, With the acquisition of Withings, it is clear that Nokia is no longer interested in being all about smartphones. For those unfamiliar, Withings is a company creates smart and connected devices for the home, such as a connected weighing scale, smart...

Samsung Files Trademark For ‘Gear Fit Pro’

01/27/2017, In terms of fitness trackers, Samsung has the Gear Fit 2. However it is possible that Samsung could have another fitness tracker in the works. In a recent sighting by Galaxyclub.nl (via SamMobile), the company has filed for a trademark for the name...

Samsung Launches An App To Help The Colorblind

01/20/2017, For those who are colorblind, they see the world differently than the rest of us. For example certain colors show up as different colors, which can be dangerous if you’re trying to identify medicine, food, or traffic lights. Not only is this dangerous,...

Researchers Develop A ‘Soft Robot’ That Helps Your Heart Beat

01/19/2017, We’ve seen how robots can be used in factories to automate tasks and lift heavy objects. We’ve also seen how it can be used to help humans move parts of their bodies that they can’t. We’ve also seen robots being used to educate kids on coding, so...

Your Smartwatch Can Tell When You’re About To Fall Sick

01/16/2017, Smartwatches are great for tracking your fitness, like your heart rate, how many steps you’ve walked, the number of calories you’ve burnt, distance you’ve run, and so on. However it seems that thanks to all the sensors built into smartwatches, they...

Samsung To Focus More On Wearables Than Robots

01/12/2017, One of the promises LG made ahead of CES 2017 is that they would be using the event to show off more of their robots, and sure enough they did. However amidst the rush of companies to show off their robotics technology, one company was oddly missing:...

Scientists Use Salmonella To Treat Brain Tumors

01/11/2017, Science is amazing because sometimes what was previously thought to be dangerous or bad can be turned into something useful or good. Take salmonella for example, a bacterial disease that is typically associated with eating undercooked or raw food such as...

FDA Warns That Some Pacemakers Can Be Hacked

01/09/2017, As our gadgets become increasingly connected, it does help make things more convenient, but at the same time it also means that there are more things in our lives that can be hacked. While a hacked smart thermostat might be considered annoying, a hacked...