Archive | January, 2015

After a Month… Misfit Shine

I have been wearing the Misfit Shine for over a month so decided it’s time to let the world know what I think about it.   Comfort – 5 stars.  I am picky about what I wear on my wrist because I work on my computer so much and hate it when a band gets […]

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Swarovski and Misfit – Motivation and Beauty

I have always love Swarovski crystal, so when I heard that they were teaming up with Misfit to create some bands for the Shine, I had to see what was going on. I was not disappointed. Taking advantage of the fact that the Shine monitor can be removed from the band, Swarovski has created bands and pendants that […]

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Thought Based Control for Prosthetic Arms – Amazing!

When I heard about the research being done by the Applied Physics Lab at Johns Hopkins University, I couldn’t wait to see what they were doing.  When I saw what they had accomplished, tears filled my eyes, imagining what this could mean for so many people.  This video says it all.

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Pacif-i the Smart Pacifier – More from CES 2015

I’m not sure if this exactly falls into the category of a wearable, but I thought a Smart Pacifier for babies was so great I had to write a post about it. This pacifier, called the Pacif-i  pairs to a free app on an Android or Apple Smart device and gives a lot of information to […]

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Smart Belt at CES 2105

Since I was unable to go to CES 2015 because of my school schedule, I have been anxiously waiting for the first reports to hit the web. Knowing there would be some reports coming out when the show opened, I was up early, and I have not been disappointed! My favorite so far is the […]

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Misfit Shine – Motivation at a Glance – Or So They Say

Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to get back to “normal” life.  For many people, myself included, this means trying to get more fit.  Since I am studying programming, I spend hours sitting around working on a computer.   Like most computer people, exercise is not high on my priority list, falling somewhere between […]

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