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Is the Neyya smart ring the future of wearable tech?

If 2015 was all about fitness trackers you wear on your wrist, then 2016 is set to see new types of wearables emerging for different types of users and different functions (we don't all like to work out, you know). One of these is the new category of smart rings. One of the first we've…

Christmas Gift Guide – Wearable tech and stylish gadgets

WORDS: IVY SCARLETT, @loveivyscarlett With just a few weeks to go, we’ve made searching for the perfect Christmas gift that little bit easier. Combining technology and fashion we’ve sourced a selection of stylish wearable tech pieces, that would make perfect gift ideas for him, her, or yourself. Choose from LikeAGlove Smart Shorts, Vufine+, Matrix PowerWatch and…

Withings expands health and fitness line up with £119 Pulse HR fitness tracker

Just two months after its official return, French digital health company Withings has announced Pulse HR, a water-resistant fitness tracker offering HR measurement, connected GPS tracking, smartphone notifications and 20 day battery life. Committed to offering premium designed connected devices, Pulse HR brings a classic fitness tracker design option to Withings‘ range, while still offering…

Fossil launches £249 smartwatch on Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform

Watch brand Fossil has announced its latest addition to its wearables line-up, the Fossil Sport Smartwatch. Based on the recently launched Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform and the newly redesigned Wear OS by Google, this watch boasts several new technology features including extended battery life, a new battery saving mode, enhanced ambient mode, integrated heart…

August launches SWB200 smart activity and fitness tracker for £54.95

August launches affordable, app enabled fitness tracker wristband with OLED display, notifications and 30-day battery life Accurately tracks daily activity including steps, distance, heart rate, blood oxygen, calories burnt and sleep UK based consumer electronics company August International has announced the launch of the SWB200 smart activity tracker. Packed full of features, this app-enabled wristband tracks a…

Half of pet owners have bought gadgets for four-legged friends

48% of Brits invest in technology for pets62% of pet owners don’t want their four-legged friends to be lonelyLondon pet owners invest most in tech for pets British pets are now being entertained and fed by the latest smart technology according to new research. The survey of 1,007 UK adults carried out by gadgets and technology…

MWC 2018: Onkyo launches AI tech including prototype wearable speaker

>Although probably best known for its hi-fi gear, Japan's Onkyo Corporation has announced a number of AI-based products and technologies at MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2018 in Barcelona, Spain.  Among them is the AI Smart Wearable "VC-NX01"prototype device, pictured above. Designed to be worn around the neck, this wearable speaker integrates several leading technologies to create a…

Twinery introduces NOVA, first machine-washable, self-illuminating jacket for runners

Twinery, the innovation arm of MAS Holdings, has announced the launch of NOVA –  the first high visibility jacket with on-demand illumination, designed specifically for runners and outdoor enthusiasts. This machine-washable, self-illuminating running jacket aims to keep wearers safe in low light conditions. Featuring patent-pending LightGuide technology embedded into the fabric, it can be  activated…
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Who is wearing wearables? New survey shows 12 per cent of adults. Female ownership up

A new study of trends in wearables reveals that ownership has doubled in the last 12 months to 12% of the population with activity trackers and smart watches both doing well. However the growth of GPS sports watches has fallen. Based on 3,000 interviews with a nationally representative survey, the poll from Clicked Research Agency's Wearable…