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

iFixit Apple Watch Tear Down
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 pulling apart devices and sharing 'under the hood' information. This time round it was the Apple Watch Series 2 that...

What If IBM’s ‘Watson’ Would End Up In Your Hearables

IBM Watson Hearables
Remember the movie 'Her' by Spike Jonze? When Joaquin Phoenix fell in love with his Operating System called 'Samantha'? (Voiced by Scarlett Johansson). Well, it might have taken about 3 years for the predictions in 'Her' to become a reality. A reality where IBM's IoT platform and supercomputer called...

A Revolutionary Milestone, from the Sewing Machine to Robotics

Sewing Robotics
Would you say that it is inevitable that robots will be, if not already, part of the fashion technology movement? We like to think so. Championing revolutionary milestones such as the recently announced automation of sewing certainly keep us believing that nothing is impossible. The recent robot...

Minimilistic Beauty, The Amazfit Equator Reviewed

Amazfit
Minimilistic beauty is Huami's Amazfit. Recently launched, the line of fashionable wearables, are available in 5 different designs, all serving one purpose. Fortunately, we got our hands on the Amazfit Equator Black, so I was able to give it a spin around London for a week. It's a...

Bragi Announces Dash Update, ‘The Headphone’ and IBM Watson Collab

Bragi Headphone
The German startup Bragi, innovation leader of the hearable tech revolution, have announced a new update for the Dash. Plus a new product called 'The Headphone'. On top of that, some new collaborations that will drive the wearable tech category into a new phase. Bragi OS 2.1 The announcement,...

Apple Launch Event: What to Expect and When to Expect it!

Apple Inc. has sent out invites last week for their yearly iPhone centered event. It's safe to conclude that Apple will announce their new iPhone 7 and 7s smartphones along with the Apple Watch 2. The event will take place on Wednesday, September 7th at 10:00 am...

Smart Fabrics Technology, Don’t Believe The Hype (Just Yet)

Smart Fabrics
Earlier this year, at the Wearable Technology Show in London, I met Jan Zimmermann, head of textile innovation with Swiss textile company Forster Rohner. Part of a hundred year old family-run business, Forster Rohner is famous in the fashion world for producing exclusive embroidery for...

Nimb, A Wearable Determined To Make The World Safer

The idea of adorning a fashionable wearable that is a trusted companion with the ability to look after your personal safety sounds grand. So when we were introduced to Nimb, we wanted to know more. Nimb is a stylish ring with a concealed button that can...

Designing for Smart Fabrics: Potential Drawbacks

Smart Fabrics
What are the Potential Drawbacks? If we can access, visualize and interact with our digital lives with fabric, that brings a whole set of implications to design for (privacy, security, etc.) and the challenges of displaying and interacting with systems. Imagine the possibilities. We will soon...

When ‘Functional Fashion’ Takes A Whole New Meaning

Designing functional fashion is and should be more than just the latest smart jewellery with the ability to give you notifications or a handsome tech bag that charges your mobile on the go.  When it comes to 'needs vs. wants', we should try to keep...