Tag: health

Privacy Gets a Workout from Wearable Devices, Health and Fitness Apps

Privacy Gets a Workout from Wearable Devices, Health and Fitness Apps

by Lee Rickwood
New devices will evaluate your sweat with electric signals that measure and detect things like glucose, lactate, sodium and potassium levels, and the capabilities are but a short step away from tracking a user’s emotional as well as physical health.

Reviewing the Netatmo Healthy Home Coach

By Ted Kritsonis

Indoor air quality is sometimes worse than the pollution typically found outdoors, but it’s not always easy to tell that something toxic is permeating in a room. French manufacturer Netatmo new product in the Healthy Home Coach functions purely to alert consumers on what kind of bliss or squalor they’re breathing in on a daily basis.

Review: Under Armour HealthBox thinks big, needs helping hands

By Ted Kritsonis

These days, it’s not that it’s hard to find a fitness band or other connected health product, it’s that it’s hard to know which one is the best fit for what you want to achieve. Under that premise, the Under Armour HealthBox — with a band, chest strap and scale — would seem to be the ideal bundle to get started. But how well does it deliver as the sum of its parts?

Review: Quell is a wearable for pain relief

By Ted Kritsonis

Dealing with chronic pain usually requires a cocktail of medication, physiotherapy, creams and injections to manage. Quell is a wearable device from NeuroMetrix that aims to not only impact one troublesome area in the body, but anywhere in it using electro-stimulation.