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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.

This smart bra can tell when you're getting stressed

This smart bra can tell when you're getting stressed Then she did something even more ambitious: She built a smart sports bra to help take the health benefits of her favorite exercise off the mat.Most importantly, its sleek enough to be worn by users deterred by clunky wristbands and clip-on devices, like Wu herself.

Face it: Smartwatches are totally doomed

Face it: Smartwatches are totally doomed The CEO of Chinese electronics maker Huawei raised eyebrows this week when he publicly trashed smartwatches.In fact, it's high time we admit what Zhijun likely already knows: smartwatches are doomed.

The future is being able to monitor the heart rate of your favorite NFL player

The future is being able to monitor the heart rate of your favorite NFL player In the perhaps not-so-distant future, NFL players will be able to monetize intimate data about their body.The NFL Players Association recently closed a deal with Whoop, a wearable tech company that makes wristbands that track heart rate, sleep quality, and more.

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.