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Category: Health + Fitness

SMS Audio Unveils Heart Rate Tracking BioSport Earbuds

SMS Audio Unveils Heart Rate Tracking BioSport Earbuds
If you like to run or workout and need to keep track of your heart rate, you might have used a chest strap before. Those chest straps work fine, but they are uncomfortable. Other sorts of wearable sensors for heart rate can be difficult to get to work accurately at times. 

Lactate Sensor Can Also Generate Electricity from Sweat: 1% Inspiration, 99% Perspiration

Lactate Sensor Can Also Generate Electricity from Sweat: 1% Inspiration, 99% Perspiration
When robots rise up and rule humanity, they could add insult to injury by using us for physical labor and as a power source at the same time. A group of researchers at the University of California, San Diego led by Dr.

Japanese Face Exerciser Is a Real Flappy Bird

Japanese Face Exerciser Is a Real Flappy Bird
A bird in the mouth is worth two in the hand… Is that right? probably not. The Facial Fitness Pao from Japan is the weirdest thing you will see all day.

PD.ID Alerts You If Your Drink Has Been Drugged

PD.ID Alerts You If Your Drink Has Been Drugged
You might think you’re safe when you’re hanging out with your friends and with friends of a friend, but that isn’t always the case. Who knows what unscrupulous folks could be dumping into your drink when you had your back turned or while you were dancing up a storm on the dance floor?

Sense Orb Monitors Your Sleep with No Wristband Needed

Sense Orb Monitors Your Sleep with No Wristband Needed
I really like my Pebble smartwatch and it’s ability to track my sleep patterns, but it is uncomfortable to wear at night. If you don’t like things on your wrist at night, typical sleep monitors might not be for you.

Equalizers Earphones Concept Prevents Ear Pain Due to Changes in Air Pressure

Equalizers Earphones Concept Prevents Ear Pain Due to Changes in Air Pressure
Sometimes when you’re on a plane, you’ll experience a piercing pain around your ears shortly after takeoff or descent. Usually, the pain subsides in a few minutes, with relief preceded by the sensation of your ears “popping.”

Facebook Toys with Users’ Emotions in Online Social Experiment

Facebook Toys with Users’ Emotions in Online Social Experiment
Facebook is the largest social network out there and has hundreds of millions of users around the world. Something you might not know is that by using the social network, you are allowing them to mess with your head at times.

Sony SmartBand SWR10 Review: Pricey But Works Well

Sony SmartBand SWR10 Review: Pricey But Works Well
It was announced a few months back, but the SmartBand was finally available in the last two weeks. I picked this up on a whim, and it’s been on my wrist since then. How has it performed?

Vessyl Smart Glass Tracks Caffeine and Calories You Drink

Vessyl Smart Glass Tracks Caffeine and Calories You Drink
I think we all know at least one person who is constantly drinking coffee. I’m convinced some of the people I know are only alive because of all the caffeine in their system. A new smart glass has been unveiled called Vessyl that will track how much caffeine you are taking in along with calories and your hydration level.

Lieutenant Calf, You Got New Legs!

Lieutenant Calf, You Got New Legs!
A poor calf was literally left out in the cold this winter and suffered frostbite to both of its hind legs. The frostbite was so severe that the calf lost both the back legs to surgical amputation.

Brogamats Are Yoga Mats for Dudes

Brogamats Are Yoga Mats for Dudes
If you want to broaden your horizons and take care of your health by stretching and doing yoga, you don’t have to give up your manliness. These yoga accessories for dudes can help.

Cue Health Tracker: The Hypochondriac’s Dream – Nightmare? – Gadget

Cue Health Tracker: The Hypochondriac’s Dream – Nightmare? – Gadget
Technology companies are really going after the wallets of health buffs nowadays, what with specialized gear, music players, weighing scales, fitness trackers and more. And now there’s Cue, a device that analyzes samples from your body and provides recommendations on improving your health based on its findings.

SCiO Scanner Identifies Food, Medicine & Plants: Monocorder

SCiO Scanner Identifies Food, Medicine & Plants: Monocorder
Last year we found out about TellSpec, a portable scanner that can identify the composition of food as well as provide nutritional data. A company called ConsumerPhysics is raising funds for SCiO, which works similarly to TellSpec but seems to be more versatile.

Quitbit Smart Lighter: Reverse Fitness Tracker

Quitbit Smart Lighter: Reverse Fitness Tracker
A lighter that can help you quit smoking? It may seem stupid at first, but the more I learn about Quitbit, the less ridiculous it seems. While it does help you light up – to ensure that you’ll take it with you – it also tracks your smoking habits and provides other motivational data and features to help you curb your bad habit.

Ultimeyes App Aims to Give You Hawkeye Vision

Ultimeyes App Aims to Give You Hawkeye Vision
It’s a fact that staring at screens of all kind will strain your vision. However, there’s a new app that’s available for iOS and Android, which is supposed to help improve it. Fact or fiction? The Ultimeyes app was released for computers before it was launched for mobile devices.

Tiny Goccia Fitness Tracker Weighs a Bit More than a Penny

Tiny Goccia Fitness Tracker Weighs a Bit More than a Penny
I’ve been wearing a Pebble Smartwatch over the last few months and a lot of the time, it’s annoying having something on my wrist. If you like the idea of a wearable fitness device, but you don’t want something so bulky, G-Wearable’s Goccia might be the gadget for you.