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The Wearable Runners Really Want

The other day I talked to someone who is training for a marathon. They tried a couple wearables to help in their process but wanted something more. Both Luke and I look into the mind of a runner and hopefully help in conveying the message. Luke also got a 360 camera and was showing us what it can do for his trip to Europe. Season 3 of Wearable Today comes to an end with episode 99. Since Luke will be in Europe and I will be heading to SXSW, we will be taking a few weeks off before we jump...

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Watch Out for those Affordable Fake Wearables

This week Luke shows off more of his C-3P0 build and his first post on Thingaverse with the eye piece he configured for the mask. I was geeking out over my new QSC Touchmix-16 that I got this morning and it’s wearable component. I was configuring this board sitting in my living room. Wearable Today Episode 96 Show Notes Android Wear has new updates coming soon! New gestures are being added that allow more hands-free navigation, devices return to ambient mode even quicker when you drop your wrist, and you can even make calls from your watch, if it has...

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Awesome Wearables We Saw at CES 2016

As I do every year, I went to CES to check out the new technologies. Of course, that included weartech as well. I am back and have a few items to show. I show off the Huawei Honor wearable and Sony Walkman I got at the show. Wearable Today Episode #93 Show Notes Under Armour has unveiled its “Connected Fitness” platform, along with the first three devices: The HealthBox, the SpeedForm Gemeni 2 RE shoe, and set of connected headphones. The HealthBox includes a few other devices including a fitness band and scale, and will connect with the rest of...

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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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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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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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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...