Hearables Attract $50 Million of Crowdfunding – Ear Good, Wrist Bad

Hearables
It’s almost four years since I coined the word “Hearables”, so it was pleasant to see it displayed as a headline product category on NXP’s stand at the Mobile World Congress last week, confirming that hearables are taking off as a serious market sector....

‘Audio Shades’ Make You Wear Your Beats And Stay Connected

Imagine yourself looking cool, bopping your head to music and still be able to communicate with others. Although this has been possible for some time, every now and then a product comes along that promises to grab existing technology by the horns. In this case, we are...

Will Artificial Intelligence Save The “Stagnant Wearables Market”?

A recent report predicts that Artificial Intelligence is set to help the wearables market grow 376% in 2017. Outlining how AI powered wearables will revive the "stagnant wearables market", the report foresees a future where AI wearables will sell around 60 million units this year...

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...

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,...

Look Cool in “God Mode” With Woax Wearable

We always crave tech accessories that can add an element of cool to our style, and Woax, a wearable that is neither earphone nor headset, promises to be the stylish device that keeps on giving! Developed with embedded artificial intelligence, Woax boasts integrated pioneering technology that successfully creates an...

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...

EDITOR’S MOOD: Got That Friday Tech Feelin’?

This Friday, we craved some hearable tech styled with the latest Apple Watch, so we turned to the fashionable Dash developed by Bragi. For those who are yet to be introduced, Bragi is a hearable tech company that has come up with the world’s first smart wireless hearable that...

Meet Sony’s Xperia Ear, Hearables As a Personal Assistant

It was around the 9th of February that Twitter leak superstar Evan Blass, a 'mobile editorialist' at VentureBeat leaked the news that Sony was planning to announce a tiny, smart Bluetooth earbud at the Mobile World Congress(MWC) in Barcelona. The event, which is unfolding today 22nd of...

Video: Apple’s New AirPods Ad Will Get You Moving

Last year, in September 2016, Apple announced that they would release their latest consumer hearable tech innovation known as AirPods. When they did not meet their deadline, it quickly became clear that they were having undisclosed problems delaying the initial release. In the end they released...