Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tag: SmartWatch

Fitbit Leak

Fitbit Leak: Codename “Higgs” and “Parkside” Revealed

The Fitbit leak, codenamed “Higgs”, is no longer an internal secret. First reported on Yahoo Finance, the fitness tracker company is looking to release...

Wearables: (Hybrid) Smartwatches Are Here to Stay

There are many reasons why one would think the end of the smartwatch is upon us. With declining sales statistics and overall survival rate...
iFixit Apple Watch Tear Down

The Apple Watch Series 2 Tear Down, A Look Under the Hood

When it comes to iFixit, the most famous tear down company on the net, no relevant new device is safe.  The unapologetic techies are famed for...
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The Apple Watch, A Reason To Wear A Watch In The First Place?

Today's latest versions of the smartphones make our old desktop PC look like an old Japanese calculator. Before the smartphone, the generic mobile phone, which could only...

When Design Disappoints, Dial Back Your Expectation Levels

'If at first you don't succeed; try, try, try again' seems to be Will-i-am’s moto as he launches his latest offering, a voice activated smartwatch...

CES 2016: Fitbit Blazes into Apple Watch Territory

Today, at CES 2016, fitness wearable brand Fitbit got everyone into a tizzy over their latest product Blaze. After its announcement, we heard whispers that...

Withings Styling Down Activité With Activité Steel

Withings is styling down their analog fitness tracker Activité with the beautiful stainless Activité Steel, which is the third activity tracker that has come...

Fossil Has Been Pioneering Wearables Since 1999

The biggest wearable tech news this week was TAG Heuer's release of TAG Heuer Connected and Fossil's acquisition of Misfit. Traditional watch maker Fossil splashed the cash...

“Swiss Made” Tag Heuer Smart Watch Made in China?

Did Google and Intel Play Tag Heuer For a Fool? Well we are certainly not going to bash the luxury brand but we cannot...

Huawei Collaborates with Fashion Futurologist

Have you heard? Huawei have teamed up with Dr. Sabine Seymour in a collaboration that will reveal how the integration of technology will transform...
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NEWS: SUSTAINABILITY

CSF, Reflecting & Re-enforcing Patterns of Excessive Consumption & Disconnection

A few months ago I was invited to be part of a Fashion Debates panel. Hosted by founder Olivia Pinnock,  she introduced me to...
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Sustainable Apparel Coalition Partners with Avery Dennison and EVRYTHNG, Exploring New Age of Brand...

A pioneering partnership with the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions has been announced. The partnership explores how suppliers, manufacturers,...

Stella McCartney x Bolt Threads: Eco-Innovation’s Mindful Approach To Fashion.

Celebrated British designer, Stella McCartney, has teamed up with biotechnology company Bolt Threads. Founded in 2010 and based in San Francisco, the sustainability startup...

NEWS: SMART FABRICS

Merger of Fashion and Engineering, Design-based Thinking Set To Revolutionize All Industries

The merger of fashion and engineering is the new black in the fashion tech space. It is an area of innovation that has got...
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Designing for Smart Fabrics: Deciding What to Design

Work with a Clothing Designer (someone who works with fabrics) I can’t stress enough how important it is to work with someone who understands making...
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Designing for Smart Fabrics: Wear It’s At!

Lately, the term “wearables” appears more and more in our conversations. Usually we are describing a smart watch that extends our mobile experience, or...

NEWS: RETAIL TECH

NYFW: Iconic Label Tommy Hilfiger Invests in Retail Tech

Besides Intel's efforts, it seems that fashion tech worthy of any column inches has been on the quiet side at NYFW this season. What has...

With The Retail Tech Space Showing So Much Potential, How did Style.com Fail?

If you type in Style.com, you are instantly redirected to Farfetch. Did you know that? I did not. Curious to why, I did some...

Farfetch, Taking The Digital Revolution To The Streets of Hackney

We are all about keeping our ear to the ground, and in doing so we heard whispers that the store of the future will...

NEWS: WOMEN IN TECH

Your Mind At Ease With Bellabeat’s Fashionable Leaf Urban

We recently wrote an article on the Next Generation Wearables that Liberate and Master the Mind, and continuing on this thread we would like to...

Iris Apfel, The Apple of Fashion’s Eye Designing for Wisewear

I must admit, I did not see this coming. Iris Apfel, the Apple of fashion's eye designing for Wisewear? Well, well, well, that is...

Muchaneta Kapfunde, All About The Geek Chic

FashNerd founder Muchaneta Kapfunde's drive is fuelled by her insatiable appetite for technology and her passion for fashion trends. Together with her partner Mano...

NEWS: R&D

Are Digital Tattoos Destined To Replace Bulky Wearables?

Last year we wrote an article about the future role smart temporary tattoos could play in fashion, health and sports. With convenience recognised as one...

Open Style Lab, Creating Wearable Solutions For Those With Disabilities

Taking their 'Fashionable Technology' theme to another level, we are currently in awe of Open Style Lab. They are responsible for running a ten-week interdisciplinary...

The Convergence of Fashion With Technology Needs Empathy

No matter the problem, keeping things simple can be considered quite an intellectual plan of attack when attempting to work out a complex problem....