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What is Project Aura – Is It Google Glass 3.0?

Last week Luke went to Our Kansas… wait… Arkansas. I had some internal weartech issues as I slipped a disc. I guess my spine has not converted to MP3’s yet. Wearable Today Episode #84 All show notes can be found here Pebble has gone circular! The Pebble blog showed off their new line of smart watches last week and stated they are the “lightest and thinnest smartwatches they have made as of yet.” The Pebble Time Round is only 7.5mm thick and weighs 28 grams, coming in multiple designs. The new watch will be available soon at $249.00 with a...

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Android Wear on iOS: Great Combination or Problematic Marriage?

Back from the two week hiatus with another show. As you can see, we are retooling the show so it looks and sounds much better. Jeff talks about his health scare after San Francisco, and Luke shows off some YouTube videos he’s been working on. Wearable Today Episode #83 Show Notes All links are here Everyone is excited about the newest Wearable Tech, but what happens when you want to get rid of it. Triple Pundit points out less precious metals are being used, making our current tech more sustainable. The end result is usually something that is so finely...

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Employees Get RFID Chips Implanted

We’ve had a couple rough weeks here at Wearable Today. I explain what happened and why episode 81 took so long to get out. I also bring some great news as we are now working with Maker Max for content distribution over our RSS feeds and YouTube. After lots of thought, I believe this is the best avenue for Wearable Today at this time. Wearable Today Episode 82 Show Notes All show notes can be found here We’ve talked a lot about wearables that track your heart rate, step count, and other forms of activity, but what about your breathing...

The Kinda Lost Episode 81 – What Alphabet Means to Wearable Technology 0

The Kinda Lost Episode 81 – What Alphabet Means to Wearable Technology

Apologies all around for this episode. On Monday, the website host started crashing. 72 hours later, there was no resolution. I have since been moving my websites to a new location. Wearable Today will be migrated in the next week or two. I ended up spending all my time resolving website issues and could not post this week’s episode. Now there is some stability I can definitely make bring you this week’s show… 6 days late. Even now I am seeing this page not working properly and hope I can post this show. We also didn’t do a live show....

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Apple Watch’s Killer Feature; Connected Home Control?

There’s been a lot of debate as to what the killer feature for the Apple Watch would be. A lot of people have said that there is none. A lot of people have decided that it’s unneeded. In the end though, the conclusion that makes the most sense, is that the Apple Watch’s killer feature will be decided by the developers that are making the apps for the watch. I’ve had my Apple Watch almost since launch and have myself gone through a few different killer features. Communications are fantastic, using it for commutes is pretty killer in itself, traveling...

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Back to School Wearables

So Google Hangouts failed last night. We recorded a 1 hour show and only 47 minutes showed up. Only thing is, it was a minute here, a minute there. There are some noticable skips at the 17 minute and 38 minute marks. Since the show was mostly intact, we are moving forward for now. 1 in 50 shows, not bad. Only problem is I don’t know the issue until now. Can’t fix things if you don’t know. Wearable Today Episode #80: All Show notes are here Do you have an idea for wearables in the healthcare industry? You could win...

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Wearables and Home Automation: Going Hand-in-Hand

Our friend Marco Nieves of Obsessively Geek joins us to talk about his journey into home automation. We look into some ways that wearables can play a big part in that. Marco talks about the issues and ways around some of the components that are not ready yet. For instance, he uses IFTTT.com to fill in events he cannot program otherwise. We even played with the Amazon Echo. Eric Forty asks about Apple Homekit automation on the Questions and Answers area. In all, a very informative look into home automation! Wearable Today Episode #79 Show Notes View all show notes...

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Wearables for the Gym: What is the Best Wearable Out There?

NOTE: Our hosting provider blip.tv is shutting down. I am in the process of moving episodes, which will take a little time. Some shows might not be available, but will be back. You can always head to our YouTube page to watch the show. Wearable Today Episode #78 Show Notes All notes are found here Sources close to Google are saying that the next version of Google Glass is already here, in the form of beta hardware that will soon launch as Google Glass – Enterprise Edition. 9 to 5 Google has a nice writeup on the various bits and...