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Samsung Demos Stretchable OLED Display

Samsung Demos Stretchable OLED Display It’s been showing off flexible AMOLED panels for years, but now it’s demoing something new: stretchable OLEDs.Instead of simply bending and flexing, you can change the shape and size of these panels without distorting the image.

A wristband with your medical records could be a life-saver in emergencies

A wristband with your medical records could be a life-saver in emergencies That includes medical professionals working as quickly as possible to figure out what's wrong and help you.WRIXO, a cloud-based medical wristband, is trying to make this process faster.

The new Google Glass is here, but you won't see it on the street

The new Google Glass is here, but you won't see it on the street Reports of the death of Google Glass have been greatly exaggerated.The small team that adapted Glass for the workplace is part of Alphabet (not Google), the report says.

Bizarre wearable wants to shock you awake so you don’t fall asleep at the wheel

Bizarre wearable wants to shock you awake so you don’t fall asleep at the wheel Forget guzzling down energy drinks and coffee to stay awake while driving, a new bracelet has been designed to nudge you awake at the wheel.It compares these stats to your normal rates, and if it senses your heart rate decreasing it sends you a warning with a strong vibration and flash of yellow light.

Wearables aren't all dorky — these helped me compete in an Ironman race

Wearables aren't all dorky — these helped me compete in an Ironman race I know this because my own Garmin watch recently helped me shave an hour off my 140.6-mile Ironman triathlon race time.

How fashion brands are saving Android Wear smartwatches

How fashion brands are saving Android Wear smartwatches Google's Android Wear smartwatch platform isn't dead.Tech titans that were first to champion Android Wear and challenge the Apple Watch have largely given up on making smartwatches.

I was a professional athlete, and even I can't make wearables useful

I was a professional athlete, and even I can't make wearables useful I'm not just some schlub writer trying to break away from my work desk that doesn't know a barbell from a dumbbell, after all.I'm a former professional athlete who played a season of American football overseas for a pro German club.

Beat the cold with the PolarSeal heated sports pullover

Beat the cold with the PolarSeal heated sports pullover Cold winter months make it hard to stay active outside.Fortunately (or maybe unfortunately, depending on how you feel about working out) PolarSeal heated tops were created as a possible solution.

Meet the smart vibrator that wants to help you get better at getting off

Meet the smart vibrator that wants to help you get better at getting off Meet the Lioness, the first smart vibrator to hit the market.It’s mission, in addition to doing the thing a vibrator usually does, is to help women understand how their bodies respond to pleasure.

This necklace camera livestreams your life so you're not wasting it looking through your phone

This necklace camera livestreams your life so you're not wasting it looking through your phone Ubiquiti's FrontRow is a new kind of livestreaming camera that's disguised inside of a round necklace so that you're still showing everybody how lit your life is without worrying about being the cameraman.It's an impressive battery that's long enough to livestream most sports events and definitely should be enough for that next EDM show you're attending.

Apple Rumored to Release LTE-Equipped Apple Watch

Apple Rumored to Release LTE-Equipped Apple Watch The rumor mill pegged Apple as working on a smartwatch for several years before the Apple Watch finally launched.Currently, the Apple Watch connects to an iPhone over Bluetooth, and it does very little if that connection is broken.

Some guy connected an electroshock bracelet to Twitter and let the world have at him

Some guy connected an electroshock bracelet to Twitter and let the world have at him We're all just looking for a little genuine human connection in this increasingly digital world.24, the technology writer thought he'd have a little fun and post an activation link for his electric shock-delivering bracelet to Twitter.

Samsung is attacking the Apple Watch with two new fitness wearables

Samsung is attacking the Apple Watch with two new fitness wearables In a few weeks, Apple is expected to unveil the first Apple Watch with built-in LTE.But rather than attacking the Apple Watch head-on with a single wearable, Samsung is launching two new ones: the Gear Sport smartwatch and the Gear Fit2 Pro fitness band.

Garmin has some new wearables you might actually want to put on your wrist

Garmin has some new wearables you might actually want to put on your wrist The company just announced a diverse new round of releases that could put it in position to challenge industry heavyweights like Apple and Fitbit.The three new vívo-branded wearables look to cover a wide range of uses, from a fashion-first hybrid to pure fitness and activity tracking.

Smartwatches leave fitness trackers in the dust in the growing wearable market

Smartwatches leave fitness trackers in the dust in the growing wearable market The gadget segment saw a major increase in shipments over the last few months, according IDC's latest wearables market report.The smartwatch surge might have come to the detriment of the once-mighty "basic wearables" category, which covers gadgets that don't run apps like step counters.

Yay! Wearable tech is finally starting to make sense

Yay! Wearable tech is finally starting to make sense Name me a wearable tech category, and I'll tell you what's wrong with it.Remember Samsung's Galaxy Gear, which had a built-in camera?

New Apple Watch Adds Cellular, Carriers Ready to Charge You for It

New Apple Watch Adds Cellular, Carriers Ready to Charge You for It The Apple Watch Series 3 looks a lot like the existing watch, but it has a cellular data option.The new Apple Watch looks identical to the second-generation watch from the outside, which in itself is an impressive feat of engineering when you consider all the new stuff inside.

Amazon Reportedly Working on Alexa-Powered Smart Glasses

Amazon Reportedly Working on Alexa-Powered Smart Glasses Now, the company may be trying to cram Alexa into its most ambitious form factor yet: smart glasses.Like other wearables, the glasses would connect to your phone over Bluetooth to connect to the internet.