Smart leggings by Wearable X vibrate to correct imperfect yoga poses

Smart leggings by Wearable X vibrate to correct imperfect yoga poses
These responsive leggings by tech brand Wearable X use gentle pulses to give instant feedback to the wearer on their yoga postures. The Nadi X leggings has five sensors embedded into the fabric. These connect via Bluetooth to an accompanying smartphone app to determine what yoga position the wearer is in. The app displays the pose and uses vibration to... Read More

Would you let a drone fly a ton of bricks over your house?

Would you let a drone fly a ton of bricks over your house?
Two weeks ago, a GoPro Karma drone crashed into the audience at a Major League Baseball game in San Diego. The pilot was identified, but local police weren’t familiar with the Federal Aviation Authority’s newly minted rules regarding safe use of drones, so he was let go without charge.  Accidents like this tend to receive lots of media coverage, with... Read More

What makes wearables wearable?

What makes wearables wearable?
“Acceptance is a big issue with wearables,” says Ichiro Amimori as he zips himself into a black compression top trimmed with a network of Tron-style silver lines, “but then again, in the 13th Century, people in Japan didn’t wear eyeglasses.” Amimori is the co-founder and CEO of Xenoma – a Tokyo-based firm specialising in wearable motion tracking tech.  He’s modelling... Read More

Apple HomePod isn’t an Amazon Echo rival – it’s a Sonos killer

Apple HomePod isn’t an Amazon Echo rival – it’s a Sonos killer
For months, analysts all over the industry foretold the coming of the Siri Speaker – a Wi-Fi audio device from Apple that had a home assistant baked right in.  They said it would be Apple’s answer to the Amazon Echo or the Google Home, and those who were close to it said those were the products Apple engineers looked to emulate. ... Read More

The best wireless headphones available today

The best wireless headphones available today
Wireless headphones can be polarizing. Not everyone loves the idea of dropping the stalwart 3.5mm jack. But, listen, it's possible to get that pristine audio quality that wired headsets provided along with the convenience of wire-free listening. All you need is a pair of awesome wireless headphones, and thankfully we've rounded up 10 of the best right here.  You might've... Read More

Google’s giant digital whiteboard for the office is on sale now

Google’s giant digital whiteboard for the office is on sale now
Update May 23: The day has come and Google's giant collaborative digital whiteboard, called Jamboard, is now up for sale.  You can grab one of the 55-inch workplace devices for yourself (or, more likely, for your office) for $4,999, a price that includes two styluses, an eraser and a wall mount. Jamboard is available through the G Suite website, or... Read More