Will Big Brother Count Your Steps?

Will Big Brother Count Your Steps?

A recent article in Forbes raises an interesting question; under what circumstances would you be willing to let your employer or insurance company have access to your personal fitness tracker data? This is no longer a hypothetical question, as large, self-insured...
Staples Puts On Wearables

Staples Puts On Wearables

You’ve decided that you want to purchase a new wearable fitness device, so you hop in your car and head to your nearest office supply store. Now, that may not sound like a reasonable plan to you, but if your destination is your local Staples store, it just might...
Lightweight Heart Monitor Needs No Chest Strap

Lightweight Heart Monitor Needs No Chest Strap

A spin-off from Nokia, PulseOn has developed a new heart monitor. Unlike traditional designs, the wrist-wearable device does not require a separate chest strap. And the PulseOn has been demonstrated to be as accurate as a standard ECG machine. One key to its accuracy...
Finding the Right Fitness Device

Finding the Right Fitness Device

Let’s face it; there are a lot of choices in the wearable fitness device market, and new products seem to be announced on a daily basis. How do you make sense of this crowded field? One important step is to compare the different features of the various products....
Battle of the Bands, Wearable Tech Style

Battle of the Bands, Wearable Tech Style

We used to call it “portable computing,” and then “mobile computing,” but the bits have become small enough that we can simply attach them to our body somehow so now we call it “wearable technology.” Google Glass may get the...