Amazing Wearables at E3 2015

Millions of people play video games, so it is not surprising that wearables are making huge strides in the gaming world. One example of this was shown at E3 where Microsoft had an amazing demo of their HoloLens for Minecraft. Using a special camera, they were able to show the audience what they would see if […]

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Five Wearable Technologies You Can Get Today

With so many wonderful things in production, many people have asked if there are any good wearable technologies that are available right now.  Here is my list of 5 things that are worth a second look.   Fitbit Fitbit has a variety of fitness bands now available at prices ranging from around $60.00 for the […]

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Wearable Technologies in Munich

I was poking around the internet when I decided to go see what kind of new info had been presented at the Wearable Technologies Conference held a few weeks ago in Munich Germany.  It was just as awesome as I thought it would be. There were several medical devices that I found interesting.  One that […]

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My Fitbit Charge is Here!

I was so excited to get my fitbit charge today!  I have wanted to try this for a while because I have heard great things about their app and wanted to check it out for myself.  But first, the box. Compatibility is fairly standard.  The fitbit does have  Time, Stats and Caller ID features that […]

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Print a Hand For a Child in Need

Print a Hand For a Child in Need

So you bought that cool 3D printer, made some gadgets and are wondering what to do next.  How about printing a prosthetic hand for a child in need? A professionally produced prosthetic can cost thousands of dollars, putting it out of reach for many who need them.  The materials for a 3D printed prosthesis costs […]

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Broken Arm? Technology to the Rescue!

Anyone who has broken a limb, or had a child who broke one, knows the downside of wearing a cast.  The bulkiness, the smell, the itchiness, the fact that you can’t swim all summer long! Well, technology to the rescue! Turkish industrial designer, Deniz Karasahin recently won the A’Design Award for his 3D printed cast […]

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The Internet Will Disappear – According to Google

Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Google was recently asked about the future of the internet at the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland. “I will answer very simply that the internet will disappear” was his reply.  He went on to say that there would be so many devices, sensors and things that you are wearing, […]

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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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