Finally: A Fitness Tracker for Mental Health

Fitness trackers are all the rage these days. They let us track our steps, improve our sleep, and count calories with dizzying precision. Lots of people have used them to…

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The Case of the iPad: Why Experts Don’t Always Get It

Let’s take a short trip back to January, 2010. This wasn’t forever ago, but it was a turning point in the personal tech world that now seems almost inevitable. It…

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The Long-Foretold Dark Side of Wearable Technology

The downsides of technological progress have been well documented in science fiction stories for more than a hundred years now. So why does it feel like we can’t recognize some…

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Become a True Trekkie with the Bluetooth Star Trek Communicator

Beam me up Scotty! Pretty soon, Star Trek fans will be able to use that iconic phrase on a real Bluetooth-enabled radio. Just in time for the San Diego Comic-Con, which…

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Disney’s Playmation: Wearables for Imaginative Children

Think back to when you were a child. I’m sure there’s one point where you wanted to be something imaginative or seemingly impossible, right? It was probably something like a…

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Amazon’s “Dash Button” Makes Online Shopping Even Easier

I’m fairly convinced that Amazon, Google, and Apple will take over the world one day, or at least make it so I never have to step into a brick-and-mortar store…

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Hobbyist Creates a Real Life Iron Man Gauntlet

Have you ever watched one of the Iron Man movies and wondered what it would be like to own gloves with a laser burst weapon just like Tony Stark? I…

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More Than Just Watches: The Wearable Revolution Is Here

During Apple’s “Spring Forward” event early last month, Tim Cook announced that the long awaited smartwatch would be available for purchase on April 24th (preorders start on April 10th—that’s TOMORROW!)….

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Is Windows 10’s ‘Windows Hello’ the Future of Desktop Security?

In anticipation of the Windows 10 release in just a few months, Microsoft is rolling out more details about the OS fairly regularly. Just recently, they unveiled the specifics of…

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Apple Patent: ‘Zombie Mode’ For Your Stolen iPhone

This January, Apple was awarded a patent that would allow their phones to track movements and locations even while the phone is off, putting it in a “zombie mode” of…

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