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This wearable device can turn any surface into a keyboard

This wearable device can turn any surface into a keyboard But a wearable device that can eliminate keyboards entirely?has invented a new wearable called Tap Strap, which essentially lets you turn the world into a giant keyboard.

This audio feedback vest makes music hum and VR come alive

This audio feedback vest makes music hum and VR come alive Now that we've crossed that truly immersive threshold, the next step is the rest of our senses: haptic feedback.But beyond music, it turns out that the Subpac M2 also does a damn good job at providing a kind of faux haptic feedback in VR.

Google missed its big chance to stomp all over the Apple Watch

Google missed its big chance to stomp all over the Apple Watch It has none of the Watch Sport's aforementioned wireless capabilities, less RAM (512MB), and a smaller battery (240 mAh).The Watch Sport's case is simpler and the internal components are all new, but the fit is still painfully bulky.

Apple dominates the smartwatch market — but competition looms

Apple dominates the smartwatch market — but competition looms Still, the company won't reveal any specifics about the Apple Watch, but using new smartwatch market projections from analysts, we can take a stab at just how well the Apple Watch sold last year.We predicted this would happen back in December, after the smartwatch market limped into the 2016 holiday season.

There's finally a way to prove HoloLens is as cool as you say it is

There's finally a way to prove HoloLens is as cool as you say it is If you're wearing Microsoft HoloLens and no one else can see the mixed reality you're experiencing, is it really happening?Called Spectator View, this hardware and software setup will allow HoloLens developers to capture photos, videos and stream mixed reality presentations live.

This wearable can turn your dance moves into music

This wearable can turn your dance moves into music Making music you can dance to is so 2017.That’s clearly the perspective of Daigo Kusunoki, an engineer who loves to dance.

7 wearables saving babies' lives around the world

7 wearables saving babies' lives around the world Here are seven wearables helping babies from low-income regions in the crucial first few days of their lives.Neopenda is a hat designed to support infant health and survival in developing nations.

Here's a device that make dads feel pregnant. Hey, why are you running away? Come baaaack!

Here's a device that make dads feel pregnant. Hey, why are you running away? Come baaaack! It's meant for fathers (and other non-carrying partners) who obviously can’t experience the magic of hosting life first-hand.During their third trimester, the pregnant women wears a monitoring device on their stomach (because they don’t have enough extra stuff to deal with already).

Wearable for your dick wants to measure thrusts, girth and warn you about STIs

Wearable for your dick wants to measure thrusts, girth and warn you about STIs These days you can track just about anything with the aid of a wearable device — your steps, your calories burned, and even how soundly you sleep at night.So, it makes sense that you should also be able to measure what your penis gets up to during sex.

No, wearables aren't dead, although Fitbit could use a boost

No, wearables aren't dead, although Fitbit could use a boost With the downfall of Pebble late last year, it looked like the wearables market could be in trouble.9 percent year over year, according to the latest data from analytics firm IDC.

The Alta HR adds extra tech to Fitbit's most stylish line

The Alta HR adds extra tech to Fitbit's most stylish line Next up from Fitbit: Tech that will help you hit your fitness goals without ruining your style.The Alta HR is 25 percent skinnier than the next smallest Fitbit with PurePulse, the Charge 2, which can be overly chunky for people with smaller wrists.

The best and worst things about Android Wear 2.0

The best and worst things about Android Wear 2.0 Here are the best and worst things about Wear 2.The selection and customization of watch faces is much better in Wear 2.

Look for this wearable on wrists when baseball season begins

Look for this wearable on wrists when baseball season begins If we had to pick a walk-out song to the new Major League Baseball-approved wearable the Whoop Strap, we'd go with "Whoomp!The tracker will be one of the few biometric devices allowed on the field during games in the upcoming 2017 season.

The augmented reality headset wars have begun

The augmented reality headset wars have begun The brain and my first taste of Meta 2 augmented reality were complete.I've tried out Microsoft's HoloLens — the best-known augmented reality headset — fending off invaders crawling through hotel walls and walking around a virtual solar system.

Visa cooks up payment sunglasses because seeing is paying

Visa cooks up payment sunglasses because seeing is paying We know, those aren't the exact words to Corey Hart's classic ear worm, but they fit perfectly with Visa's latest mobile payment pilot: Payment Sunglasses.Fifty lucky Visa partners and influencers were handed the Visa payment sunglasses, which are just Ray Bans with a built-in NFC chip (there's no official partnership with Visa), connected to a re-loadable, pre-paid card.

Here's the one place where Google Glass is actually thriving

Here's the one place where Google Glass is actually thriving But, as it turns out, Glass isn't completely dead.Erickson says she uses Glass to bring up photos and videos, and to scan serial numbers for specific parts she's working on.

Michael Kors' new smartwatches let you make custom watch faces using your Instagram pics

Michael Kors' new smartwatches let you make custom watch faces using your Instagram pics Case in point: Michael Kors' new smartwatches that run Android Wear 2.For guys, Michael Kors has the Grayson, which sports an all-metal case and a rotating dial for scrolling through menus.

Your wearable could soon be your wallet, too, if Samsung gets its way

Your wearable could soon be your wallet, too, if Samsung gets its way If Samsung has its way, mobile payments of the future may not come from your smartphone, but rather your connected watches, rings, and other wearables.According to a new report from The Verge, Samsung has plans to load connected devices with cash, turning them into prepaid credit cards.