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,…


In Contraceptive Tech, the Apps Guess Is as Good as Yours

January 20, 2018

Last year, a small Swedish startup made waves with what it called the world's first form of "digital contraception." The company's product, a smartphone app called Natural Cycles, pairs with a thermometer to track women's basal temperature every day, then uses that data to make predictions about ovulation. Rather than curbing ovulation, like an oral contraceptive, Natural Cycles gives women either a red light or a green light on unprotected…


This Bluetooth-enabled tampon will let you know when it’s time for a change

The internet of things is trying to get all up in our business. There are internet-connected pregnancy tests, smart vibrators and Kegel exercisers, and now, there are tampons that connect to your smartphone. Called My.Flow, the startup aims to solve the problem of leaking on your period. It can be annoying and potentially embarrassing to bleed through a tampon and have it appear on your clothes.

August 17, 2017

The connected vagina: monitor how full your tampon is with a new app

August 15, 2017

my.Flow promises to prevent a girls worst nightmare of having blood leak through her new white pants but is this really the innovation we need? The first rule of menstruation etiquette is you dont talk about menstruation, particularly to men. If you must discuss your period you do so quietly and euphemistically. When youre surfing the crimson wave and have to go to the bathroom, you make sure your period…