Tag Archives: sleep tracking

Review: NuBand Activ+ steps up competition in sub-$100 tracker market

Review: Here's what happened when we put the entry-level Nuband Activ+ activity tracker through its paces on the mean streets of New York City.

Misfit extends wearables accessories range with more sporty gear

Suburban San Francisco-based Misfit has just introduced more tech clothing to its line-up, as it goes from strength to strength and builds out the Misfit "eco system". The latest addition: the Technical

Tough times ahead for smart wristbands, says Gartner

Hyped as the “year of wearable technology”, 2014 has proven so far to be a disappointment in terms of mass-market adoption of smart wristbands. Instead, two of the leading brands have withdrawn

The trick is to keep breathing: Wearables changed my life

It started out as a gadget thing, but within a year, wearable technology was responsible for a fundamental impact on my future health. Part two of the story, by WearableTechWatch lead author Simon Jones

How wearable technology truly changed my life

It started out as a gadget thing, but within a year had a fundamental effect on my future health. By WearableTechWatch lead author Simon Jones Can wearable technology really change your life, or

More insight into wearables in Japan: Local firm Omron rules the roost

If you look hard, then wearable technology is available in Japan – although the landscape is different. It’s a local firm, Omron, that rules the roost in movement tracking, although it appears that

Is is a band? Is it a watch? New Samsung wristband blurs the lines

It’s fitting that Samsung sponsors Robin Thicke, whose song Blurred Lines was one of the mega hits of 2013 – because with the new Galaxy Gear Fit, Samsung is further blurring the

CIOChat on Wearable Tech in the Enterprise

WearableTechWatch lead author Simon Jones recently joined TechTarget’s SearchCIO as a guest expert for a lively “tweet jam” on the topic of wearable technology in the enterprise. In a frenetic 45 minutes

Europe is already lagging behind in wearable technology

As the world waits for a predicted slew of wearable technology launching at CES next week, Europe is starting to lag behind the US, as European consumers continue to wait for most

Welcome to the world of wearable technology!

Did you get a high tech wearable device as a holiday gift? Are you now wondering exactly what to do with it, and why you should wear it? Here’s some hints to