Bellabeats new hybrid smartwatch tracks your stressand goes with your outfit

December 23, 2018

Bellabeat, the company behind a variety of health and wellness wearable devices aimed at women, is now selling its first smartwatch. The device, which is simply called “Time,” was announced earlier this month right in the midst of holiday shopping season. Like other fitness trackers, the watch is capable of basic tasks like counting your steps, tracking sleep patterns and reminding you to move. But unlike traditional smartwatches — which,…

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Apples Watch isnt the first with an EKG reader but it will matter to more consumers

September 18, 2018

Apple’s COO Jeff Williams exuberantly proclaimed Apple’s Watch was the first to get FDA clearance as an over-the-counter electrocardiogram (EKG) reader during the special event at Apple headquarters on Wednesday. While Apple loves to be first to things, that statement is false. AliveCor has held the title of first since late last year for its KardiaMobile device, a $100 stick-like metal unit you attach to the back of a smartphone. Ironically,…

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EEC fillings likely confirm 6 new Apple Watch models

August 22, 2018

That screen is probably getting bigger!Image: Lili Sams/Mashable Apple is probably preparing to launch new Apple Watch models, according to a new filing in the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) database.  The filing, noticed by French outlet Consomac, lists a total of six new Watch models, all of which will be coming with Apple’s upcoming watchOS 5 operating system for wearables.  SEE ALSO: Food is actually being served on iPads and…

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NFL players wearing smart wristbands will be able to sell their health data

July 25, 2017

Defensive back Marcus Maye runs through a drill during Florida's NFL Pro Day in Gainesville, Florida.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock In the perhaps not-so-distant future, NFL players will be able to monetize intimate data about their body. The NFL Players Association recently closed a deal with Whoop, a wearable tech company that makes wristbands that track heart rate, sleep quality, and more. Whoop will now hand out wristbands to NFL players who will…

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NFL players wearing smart wristbands will be able to sell their health data

May 25, 2017

Defensive back Marcus Maye runs through a drill during Florida's NFL Pro Day in Gainesville, Florida.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock In the perhaps not-so-distant future, NFL players will be able to monetize intimate data about their body. The NFL Players Association recently closed a deal with Whoop, a wearable tech company that makes wristbands that track heart rate, sleep quality, and more. Whoop will now hand out wristbands to NFL players who will…

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