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Star Wearables: The Weartech of Star Wars

Back from London for a new episode! Luke was at the Theater all week acting as Luke Skywalker. Of course, no spoilers on this special Star Wars edition of Wearable Today. Wearable Today Episode #91 Show Notes: The Pebble Time brand of smartwatches are getting a native Health app built by Pebble itself. Previously limited to 3rd party apps, now you can track your steps and sleep with an app that integrates into the Pebble timeline. This will make the health stats much more visible, and Pebble Health will automatically sets goals and give you tips for a more active...

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3D Printed Shoes

Last episode as I head to London for a couple weeks. Luke was featured in DFW Newsflash November 2015 issue for his Luke Skywalker outfit. WearableToday.com has moved to a new server. I am still working out all the bugs and hopefully the 500 errors will be going away. So, Phil Grubenhoff, apparently we made the cover of a magazine. Okay, so it’s an airport magazine they have at DFW, but… Posted by Luke Wallace on Sunday, November 22, 2015 Wearable Today Episode #90 Show Notes A couple people noted what we talked about on last week’s show Android Wear Supporting...

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Android Wear Supporting Cellular Service – Dick Tracy Watch Gets Ready…

Quiet week on the front as I am prepping for London and Luke is prepping for the cold in Texas… (insert eye roll here). I talk about the RFID wearable from Vegas and how it helped improve the show I was at – DJ and a Drummer. This week we focused on the announcement Android Wear will now support Cellular devices. The LG Watch Urbane 2 is available at Verizon and AT&T.  Wearable Today Episode #89 Show Notes The big news comes from two news stories we talked about last week. Fossil talked about getting into the weartech market, but no one...

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Turning Your Dumb Watch into a Smartwatch

We made some changes to the show for better viewing, Luke and I talk about that and how you can help. I started the Twitter handle @WearableToday to bring you more wearable content. Luke showed off his costume from Halloween – he’s working on a full-size C3P0. He has the head and feet done at this time and is working on finishing the suit by Episode VIII. Wearable Today Episode #88 Show Notes Fossil, the number one manufacturer of fashion watches in the world, is joining the smartwatch race. Their new “Q” line of watches do different things for what you...

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Wearable Tech Costume Ideas

This week we focus on the Halloween. How can weartech improve your costume? Luke and I look over some cool tech and wear some ourselves. Luke is dressed as William Wallace and I got a Morphsuits Digital Dudz Frantic Zombie Eyeball T-Shirt. Wearable Today Episode #87 Show Notes All notes can be found here Oregon State University helped develop a new wearable that can detect 1400 different chemicals, in the hopes that wearers have a better idea of which hazardous chemicals they are being exposed to. The National Law Review profiles a reviewer of the product by MyExposome, explaining that...

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Your Pet Wants a Fitbit

this week, we look at how pets are getting weartech accounts on Fitbit to hit those 10,000 step goals. Of course there are some real value wearables out there which Luke and I discuss. From GPS trackers to devices that might help you understand what your dog is trying to say. It’s also October, so Luke and I are dawning some cool costumes for the month. This week, Luke wears his Skywalker Endor outfit, and I go as a bald Batman. Wearable Today Episdoe #86 Show Notes All notes are found here Can wearables remove the feeling of loneliness? That...

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5 Wearable Tech Items That Were Around Before Wearable Technology Was a Thing

Are you aware on some of the wearable tech items that were popular and used by people before the wearable tech was a thing? If not, well here are the five popular wearable tech that had been used before that also offer essential impact to huge numbers of people and these are as follows: 1. Ruputer Ruputer is a wristwatch computer that was developed in the year 1998 by the Seiko. It was a 16-bit computer with 2 MB non- volatile type of storage memory, 3.6 MHz processor, as well as 128 KB RAM. This displays at about 102 by...

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Shel Israel Talks Lethal Generocity

This week we have a special interview with Shel Israel, author of “Age of Context” (with Robert Scoble) and now his new book “Lethal Generosity” is available. We discuss how this a continuation of this first book, Uberization, the location beacons and a lot more. Wearable Today Episode #85 – I did it all for the Wookie All show notes are here Google has filed a new patent that some are thinking is for the next version of Google Glass, or Project Aura. The patent is for a holographic display that provides an augmented reality interface, so it should cover...