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How We Discovered The Dark Side Of Wearable Fitness Trackers

Wearable technologies like fitness trackers are becoming hugely popular, leading many to speculate about the potential for implantable technologies to augment human biology. The question that is often not asked however is: “How do we feel about living with technology on (or in) our bodies 24/7?” » 6/19/15 6:30am 6/19/15 6:30am

I Used The Final Oculus Rift. Here Are The Games Worth Playing.

I don’t know what the final Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will cost. The fact that it won’t come with its amazing motion controller makes me want to wait. But even with just an Xbox One gamepad, there are already mindblowing experiences to be had. Here are all of them. » 6/19/15 7:30am 6/19/15 7:30am

I Played Minecraft With Microsoft's HoloLens, And It Was Pretty Awesome

When Microsoft said you’d be able to make Minecraft worlds appear in your living room with its new HoloLens headset, perhaps you squealed in glee. Or perhaps you wrote it off as smoke and mirrors—not reality. Guess what? I just played it. Everything you saw on stage is real. » 6/16/15 11:57pm 6/16/15 11:57pm

Google Glass Ushers in the Next Wave of Cybernetic Hate Crimes

Last week, a cafe in Seattle banned the use of Google Glass, a reflection of the growing concern about the ways this cutting-edge technology might be abused. But the critics are ignoring the technology’s potential to make our lives safer and more democratic. Worse, by stigmatizing its use, the Glass-haters are… » 3/14/13 1:00pm 3/14/13 1:00pm

Is a bra that detects breast cancer finally becoming a reality?

We're still very much in the early stages of introducing wearable technology to our wardrobes — but a newly developed medical device called the First Warning System is showcasing its incredible potential. Worn like a sports bra, and equipped with sensors, AI, and pattern recognition software, the device can… » 10/11/12 11:31am 10/11/12 11:31am