Global wearables market to grow 17% in 2017, 310M devices sold, $30.5BN revenue: Gartner

Analyst Gartner is expecting to see growth of 16.7 per cent, year-over-year, across the global wearables market this year, which encompasses a variety of device...

The Orii smart ring lets you control your smartphone using only your voice

Orii is a new smart ring that gives you full hands-free control of your smartphone. The device connects to your phone with Bluetooth and it...

Apple’s Watch can detect an abnormal heart rhythm with 97% accuracy, UCSF study says

According to a study conducted through heartbeat measurement app Cardiogram and the University of California San Francisco, the Apple Watch is 97 percent accurate in...

Imagining five retro technologies as startup pitches

Silicon Valley is a bubble. Go into any SoMa coffee shop and you’ll hear founders and investors alike singing the praises of Hyperloop and flying cars — sci-fi tropes reincarnated...

Pebble confirms it’s shutting down, devs and software going to Fitbit

RIP Pebble… The wearable maker that pioneered wrist-based notifications before Apple and many others waded into the smartwatch space has confirmed it’s closing its doors...

Moov locks down $12M Series B as it brings new wearables to market for...

 Motivation is hard to come by. If you’re lucky, you have friends that will go to the gym with you to keep you in line. If you’re wealthy, you can...

Science and technology will make mental and emotional wellbeing scalable, accessible, and cheap

 If it were an issue for you, what would you pay to get rid of stress, anxiety, loneliness, sadness, physical and mental pain, or depression? Or conversely, what would...

The Skagen Hagen smart watch keeps tabs on your minimalist life

 Skagen is a Danish watch company famous for its minimalist designs and affordable prices. Now, for $215, you can add a little smarts to your minimalist wrist, a welcome bit...