Lost in Confrontation: Is AI the End of Social and Emotional Intelligence?

The name of the dystopian series, Black Mirror, refers to our lifeless handheld devices reflecting ourselves back at us once switched off. Challenging us to face our true selves after polishing our digital one. It opens up the question of what technology...

Can the Apple Watch 2 Make the iPhone Obsolete?

The rumor carousel is about to get ready to spin. A so called tipster who claims to be an insider of the Apple Watch development team has expressed that the next generation of the Apple Watch could be expected to launch summer 2016. With the tipster...

Wearable Haute Couture, Appreciation of Unconventional Craftsmanship

Wearable Haute Couture has been exciting me since 2012. The appreciation of unconventional materials, silhouettes, architectural and structural designs seems to come naturally to me. I have a thirst for unorthodox designs, and therefore I find myself drawn to designers unafraid to tout their craftsmanship...

Buying into Sustainable Fashion To Dye For!

Did you know that one plain cotton t-shirt requires 2700 litres of water, and a third of a pound of chemicals to produce? The fact that everyone's favourite classic tee is created using chemicals that end up contaminating our water supply certainly gives us food for...

StartUp 101: Ideas Are Cheap If They Cannot be Executed

"Fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening." –Coco Chanel In the last couple of years there has been a growing influx of success stories from both the Retail Tech and Fashion Tech worlds. It is these success stories that are driving...

Kiss Your Purse Goodbye, Apple Watch’s a Straight Success

It is official, You can now kiss your purse goodbye, the Apple Watch's a straight Success. With reports coming out stating that Apple's first wearable tech device sales figures are out selling those of the iPhone and iPod when they first came to market, leaves us to conclude...

Gesture Control, The Most Convenient WearableTech Yet

They say Wearable Tech bracelets aren't allowed to look too geeky. That it is a bad thing when they are visually obvious and it looks like you are wearing a wearable computer on your wrist. The thing is, sometimes a device is so ridiculously cool...

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

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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....

Want To Find Out What To Expect From Wearable Technology in Your Lifetime?

Imagine waving goodbye to washing machines because clothes will be able to clean themselves, or wearing football boots that are capable of measuring every step and angle the ball is hit. This is not a world created by Hollywood,  but a reality in the...

Ground-Breaking Nanotechnology, The Optimal Solution for Fashion And Textile Companies

Among all the innovation brought to our attention during #FASHIONTECH Berlin, there was one company that stood out for us, Acanthurus GmbH. They were one of the 'must see' companies presenting their breakthrough technology. Based in Frankfurt, Acanthurus GmbH is a nanotechnology company bringing a...