Tag Archives: wearabletech

Ear-worn devices: A new category of wearable tech

Just when you thought Sony could never again match the brilliance of its Walkman, it comes up with the Smart B-Trainer - new in-ear wearable technology.

Final rays from the first-generation Shine?

It always signals the beginning of the end: The special edition model packed with all imaginable extras, to help sustain a product’s position in the market just a little longer. In the automotive

2015: Truly the year of wearable tech?

One year ago, pundits declared that we were entering the so-called Year of Wearable Technology. Here at Wearable Tech Watch, we’d say these predictions were not wrong, but just a year early,

The Philip Stein Sleep Bracelet: What’s it all about?

Throughout history, expensively packaged "health giving" products have made good money, even if the actual benefits are spurious or questionable. Think slimming pills, or anything that provides a “cure” for baldness. We

A little pre-Christmas fun: Santa’s smartwatch

It’s almost Christmas and WTW has been tickled by the seasonal spirit – which is why we have agreed to publish this infographic from Financial Force. For the many readers who don’t

In China, sex sells wearables

In China, sex sells – and it looks like Vietnamese-American wearables entrepreneur Sonny Vu has realized this. Perhaps that’s why the latest Chinese market flyers for the Misfit Shine carry somewhat more

Supply problems or over-demand for Withings Activité?

Promised for mass-market shipment before Christmas, has Withings been swamped with demand for its new Activité smartwatch, or does it have supply chain problems?

Wearables, wearables everywhere!

With less than six weeks of shopping time before Christmas, wearable tech producers have gone into overdrive. Here's a round-up of some of the most interesting new products

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.

The latest glut of trackers: Not quite smart enough for smartwatch status

As Fitbit builds out its range of wearable technology, it has wisely decided not to call its new flagship product, the Surge, a smartwatch, but a "fitness super watch".