Using AI, this wearable camera picks out the best videos of childhood

Benjamin Button is a wearable camera for kids and parents with an AI software that picks out the best moments. The camera, which designers say is kid-freindly, parent-easy, launched today on Kickstarter.

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Apple said to be considering wearable glasses, augmented reality

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Apple is reportedly considering a foray into the wearable glasses market, despite the complete failure of anyone else to build a product people wanted to buy.

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Could your fitness tracker sabotage your diet?

Wearable technologies can monitor your physical activity or your allergies. Increasingly, they are part of our everyday lives. But a new analysis comparing two sets of dieters discovered that those wearing activity trackers lost less, not more, weight than the tech-free dieters.

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Bendable battery may power future wearable devices, smartphones

A new bendable lithium-ion battery that can flex and twist could power wearable devices and one day be used to develop a flexible smartphone, according to Panasonic, which is developing the new battery

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Days after Apple Watch's $50 price cut, competitor Pebble lays off 25% of staff

Article Image Affordable smartwatch maker and wearable device pioneer Pebble announced on Wednesday that it is laying off 25 percent of its staff this week, citing difficulty raising capital in Silicon Valley.

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IDC predicts 14M Apple Watch sales in 2016, growing to 31M in 2020

Article Image The wearable smartwatch market will continue to grow for the foreseeable future, research firm IDC believes, with the Apple Watch forecast to continue earning the most sales through the year 2020.

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Fitbit Leads Surge in Wearable Sales


Wearable device makers shipped more than 27 million units globally in the fourth quarter of 2015, an increase of nearly 127 percent over the year-ago quarter, IDC reported Tuesday. Vendors shipped a total of 78.1 million units in 2015, up 171.6 percent over 2014, according to the “Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker” report. Fitbit led the growth, followed by Apple and Xiaomi. While fitness trackers have dominated the market, the future for wearables will expand beyond counting steps and calories, according to IDC’s Ramon Llamas.

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Wearables market surged in 2015 fueled by Apple Watch & Fitbit, IDC data shows

Article Image Wearable sales leaped ahead in both the December quarter and during 2015 as a whole, thanks in no small part to Apple Watch sales, research firm IDC said in a report published on Tuesday.

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Fitbit's latest wearable is Alta, a low-profile activity tracker with swappable bands

Article Image Fitbit on Wednesday announced the latest addition to its iOS-connected wearable devices lineup, the $130 Alta, featuring a slim touchscreen OLED and five days of usage on a single charge.

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Apple rumored to be working on wireless earbuds for iPhone 7

Article Image Apple is rumored to be developing a new wearable paired to iPhone 7: a completely wireless, noise-canceling, in ear style pair of earbuds capable of supporting both voice calls and Siri requests.

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Samsung unveils new 'Stripe' batteries, representing a major breakthrough for mobile devices

As advances continue in the realm of mobile devices and wearable gadgets, we always come back to the same handful of barriers that impede progress. Chief among them, of course, is battery technology. Component makers spend millions on research and development in an effort to make the most power-efficient parts possible, but the majority of smartphones still only last a day at most per charge. Where wearables are concerned, these tiny devices come in a wide range of flexible shapes that often severely limit vendors’ options when it comes to battery size and placement.

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That was fast: Apple Watch zooms to lead in ‘smart wearables’ 

Only a few months after shipping its first wearable, Apple is now the leader in the emerging global smart wearables market and within striking distance of the overall wearables market front runner.

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At 97%, Apple Watch customer satisfaction outpaces original iPhone, iPad – report

The vast majority of Apple Watch owners are very happy with the new wearable, survey data indicates, with overall customer satisfaction rising above the levels recorded for the iPhone and iPad at the same point in their lives.

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Fitbit makes stock market debut, share price jumps by more than 50%

Wearable fitness tracker firm Fitbit, which competes with the Apple Watch with its own hardware, began trading on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, and investors promptly drove the company’s share price up by more than 50 percent in the opening hours.



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Overseas Apple Watch shipping times improve as retail launch looms

Apple Watch buyers outside the U.S. can now get their hands on one of the company’s new wearable even faster than before, with the more diminutive 38-millimeter model shipping in as little as one day in a number of international markets.



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