Tag: wearables

CES 2016: what the show portends for the rest of the year

By Ted Kritsonis

Another Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is in the books, and with plenty of buzz, there was a shift in focus that looks to be a trend for the show’s foreseeable future. Wearables, smart home, virtual reality (VR), connected cars and drones dominated the show floor this year.

Review: Athos wearable tech shirt and shorts

By Ted Kritsonis

Wearable technology has been driven mostly by fitness bands, smartwatches and other activity trackers, but clothing is also becoming a factor. Athos has come to market with a three-piece ensemble designed to measure muscle activation during workouts, pushing the data to an app that visualizes it all in real-time.

Buying a smartwatch? Here are the latest to choose from

By Ted Kritsonis

Looking for, or intrigued at the notion of buying a smartwatch, either as a gift or for yourself? The category is still a mixed bag, but compared to last year, the added polish has made them noticeably better than the initial batch that came to market. We lined up some of the best available to you now.

5 Tech Gifts Under $50 for Women

By Christine Persaud
If you’re on a strict budget this year, want a few affordable gifts for ladies on your list, or looking for clever gifts for the women in the office, here are five great tech items that you can grab for under $50.

Gift Guide: Cool gadgets for under $100

By Ted Kritsonis

Black Friday usually signals a month-long parade leading up to the holidays for shoppers looking to find the right gift for the right person. Good products with real value don’t have to be expensive, and there are several good options this year.

The best new standalone health trackers

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Many smartwatches have basic activity tracking features and even integrate heart rate monitors to get a read of a user’s activity level and exertion. Smartwatches, however, have to do a lot more and need to manage apps, notifications and act as a GPS, remote control and still tell time.

5 Cool Accessories for the Apple Watch

By Christine Persaud
Despite a flood of smartwatches in the market, the Apple Watch has still received the most attention. And with the first major OS upgrade, along with new bands and watch faces, and even a version designed in partnership with Hermes, recently announced, that shows no signs of slowing down.