Health Tech


Your Fitbit Alone Won’t Help You Lose Weight

Fitness trackers are one of those gadgets that sound really great on paper; they will motivate you to move by telling you how sloth-like you are! Some people swear by them. Others think they’re a gadget destined for the fad junk drawer. Unfortunately, even if they have staying power as a trend, a new study indicates they probably aren’t helping…


Ticwatch 2 Active Review: A Refreshingly Sleek and Streamlined Smartwatch

One of the complaints I’ve heard many times about smartwatches is that they’re too thick, too large, or they look too masculine. That’s understandable, especially when the one complaining isn’t a larger person. Options have been somewhat limited for those who’d prefer a less massive watch with smart features, but now there’s Ticwatch, and it’s surprisingly impressive.


MOCAcuff Wrist Monitor Makes Blood Pressure Checks Simple

Thanks to a combination of genetics and medications I take I developed high blood pressure a few years ago. It is generally controlled through medication, but I do need to check it regularly. The MOCAcuff from MOCACARE is a fast and convenient way to check it regularly.


Fitkicks Shoes Review: Minimalism for the Masses

I love being barefoot. I work out barefoot, and in the spring and fall I wear Vibram FiveFingers when I need shoes and flip-flops in the summertime. While being barefoot is free, minimal shoes tend to be really, really expensive, as well as really polarizing in appearance. Fitkicks Shoes handily solves one of these issues!


The Jabra Elite Sport Earbuds Are Awesome, No Strings Attached

Jabra is an audio company that is known for their high-performance premium headphones. And a lot is the same with their Jabra Elite Sport earbuds, a competitor in the completely wireless headphone market looking to take down Apple’s Airpods. We had an opportunity to check them out, so let’s see if they can compete with the Dash and Airpods.


Nausea Relief Is on the Way with the Reliefband

The Reliefband is a wearable technology that has been FDA cleared and clinically proven to treat nausea and vomiting associated with motion sickness, pregnancy, and virtual reality gaming all without the need for medication.  This anti-nausea device sells for $94.99 and a tube of replacement gel sells for $14.99 on the company’s website.


The STYR Bottle Tracks Your Daily Consumption of Water

Consuming your daily intake of water can be quite a task if you aren’t drinking specifically out of a bottle measuring them. Sure, you can drink multiple 16 ounce plastic cups daily, but what if you wanted a more accurate estimation of how much H20 you drink? There’s a smart bottle on the market that might be able to help.




Withings Hair Coach-Because Even Your Hair Needs an Internet Connection

CES always has a few wacky gadgets that make you do a triple take, and this year Withings stepped up to the plate with their “Hair Coach” device, aka a connected hairbrush. Yes, you can now track your hair brushing, and get a full report on how dry/oily/split your hair is that day. No word on whether it also tracks…



Engage in Flossing Again with Flosstime

Yes, Apple might be doing their best impression of dental floss with their AirPods, but there’s nothing like the real thing. Flosstime is another idea brought to you by a Stanford Biodesign class that is designed to improve oral health.


Fitbit Hardens Their Position with New Fitness Software

Fitbit hardware has only gained in popularity in recent years. The company is on a roll and is now making their wearables even more powerful through new software tools. These tools deliver personalized insights, smarter guidance and more motivation to people rocking a Fitbit.


So What Exactly Didn’t Samsung Announce at CES 2017?

Ushering in a new year in Vegas here at the Consumer Electronics Show for Samsung, spirits were high going into their live announcements that were live blogged, live-tweeted and even now are being described as a Christmas come early for techies. At every twist and turn, Samsung wowed, and with such a big event, there’s so much to cover. Let’s…



Active Edge Leather Wrap Bracelet Lets You Look and Feel Great

As I have previously posted, I’m a fan of Active Edge products. I started as a skeptic but my personal experience has turned me into someone who wears one of their products on a daily basis. I was thrilled when they came out with the Active Edge Leather Mariner. It took the Active Edge technology and packaged it into something…



You Can Stop Motion Sickness Just by Wearing This on Your Wrist

Announced today at CES by Reliefband Technologies is the Neurowave, a highly touted, FDA-cleared band that is geared to help those who suffer nausea feel a bit better. The wearable offers up a drug-free relief from nausea and vomiting caused by morning sickness and motion sickness. If you flew in to Vegas this week, some of you might’ve needed this…


Introducing the Sleep Number 360

At CES Unveiled in Vegas, Sleep Number introduced their Sleep Number 360 Smart Bed, one of the biggest innovations in the company’s 30-year history.


Bloomlife Takes the Guesswork out of Pregnancy

Bloomlife, a company that designed the first and only wearable for pregnancy announced today at CES that it will have iOS compatibility, and finally coming out of beta, making the product available for expectant parents. If you are an expecting mother who seeks a bit more information about your body during pregnancy, or just want peace of mind in order…