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Science Gives Silkworms Spiderman-esque Silk Science Gives Silkworms Spiderman-esque Silk

Researchers have successfully beefed up the delicate thread of the silkworm by feeding them graphene, or single-walled carbon nanotubes. You know what that means. Get ready for some silky-smooth wearable tech.

Tim Cook: We May Make a Medical Product, But It Isn't the Apple Watch Tim Cook: We May Make a Medical Product, But It Isn't the Apple Watch

Apple may make a medically approved device, but it won’t be the Apple Watch. At least that’s a according to Tim Cook in an interview with The Telegraph.

Xiaomi's Super-Cheap Fitness Tracker Now Monitors Heart-Rate for $16 Xiaomi's Super-Cheap Fitness Tracker Now Monitors Heart-Rate for $16

Last year, Xaiomi launched an incredibly cheap fitness tracker that you might have actually deigned to wear. Now, it also monitors your pulse, and yet still only costs $16.

Google Glass 2.0 Is Coming, According To a Google Glass Partner Google Glass 2.0 Is Coming, According To a Google Glass Partner

It seems that Google Glass is down, but not out: Italian eyewear maker Luxottica — better known as the company behind Oakley and Ray-Ban — has confirmed that it’s working with Google to make version 2.0 of the company’s faceputer.

Conan's Apple Pocketwatch Is the Budget-Friendly Wearable Conan's Apple Pocketwatch Is the Budget-Friendly Wearable

"It's more than a binder clip and a wallet chain. It's $269." [Team Coco]

How a Medical Stress Sensor Evolved Into a Beautiful Wearable For All How a Medical Stress Sensor Evolved Into a Beautiful Wearable For All

Seven years ago, an MIT professor named Rosalind Picard developed a wristband called iCalm to help autistic kids manage stress by measuring electrodermal activity on the skin. Today, Picard and her team want to put their device in your hands. What happened in between is a fascinating story about the role of accidental…

Microsoft Band Review: Tracks Your Every Move, Then Breaks Your Heart Microsoft Band Review: Tracks Your Every Move, Then Breaks Your Heart

When I first strapped on the Microsoft Band a week ago, I felt like I'd been given new power over myself. The company's first wrist-borne activity tracker packs 10 sensors into a discreet package, and to my hopeful eyes the wristable's powerful specs added up to potential. I thought, this gadget might really get to…

Lenovo Quietly Reveals Its Own Smartband Because Why Not Lenovo Quietly Reveals Its Own Smartband Because Why Not

Lenovo likes to do its own thing. Sometimes that pays off, such as the company's lovable Yoga laptops, other times you end up with tablets with weird kickstands and built-in projectors. Now, Lenovo has quietly posted its first wearable on its website, but this gadget seems content with just following the crowd.

Report: Microsoft May Be Launching a Wearable in the Coming Weeks Report: Microsoft May Be Launching a Wearable in the Coming Weeks

According to Forbes, Microsoft is planning to counter Apple and Google's wearable ambitions with its own device in the coming weeks. Forbes says that the device will be a smartwatch "that will passively track the wearer's heart rate and work across several mobile platforms."

Will.i.am Talks Puls, a Gigantic Wearable Cuff For Everyone Will.i.am Talks Puls, a Gigantic Wearable Cuff For Everyone

We first heard about will.i.am's foray into the world of smartwatch-esque wearables back in April, but we had… questions. What was that mysterious cuff on his wrist? And could it really do all the things he promised? Today he unveiled the Puls. Welcome to fashionology, people.

Samsung Gear Fit Review: A Beautiful Wristable Gone to Waste Samsung Gear Fit Review: A Beautiful Wristable Gone to Waste

Samsung's Gear Fit had every chance to be by far the best activity tracker you could own. It isn't. Not by a long shot. And there's nothing sadder than unrealized potential.

In an interview with Reuters, Samsung senior VP for product strategy has claimed that its first Android Wear watch will ship later this year, as will a "high-end" Tizen smartphone.

NYT: Google Glass Is About to Get More Musical NYT: Google Glass Is About to Get More Musical

According to a report by the New York Times, Google will today announce a rich new set of musical features for Glass which will provide a better audio experience for those who choose to wear the devices.

Samsung: 2014 Phones to Have Twice the Pixels, Folding Displays by 2015 Samsung: 2014 Phones to Have Twice the Pixels, Folding Displays by 2015

The future is slowly arriving, with the advent of phones with radically curved screens—but Samsung isn't yet content. In fact, the company insists that the displays of its devices will be foldable by 2015.

Report: Next-Gen Google Glass Planned For 2014 and Will Be 'Cool' Report: Next-Gen Google Glass Planned For 2014 and Will Be 'Cool'

Google Glass — it’s Robocop, it’s The Terminator, it’s every sci-fi dream we’ve ever had, right? At least it should be: Glass may be causing nerdgasms all over Google Campus, but to the guy on the street it’s the dorkiest looking gadget ever. Thankfully, Google is working on it.

Qualcomm Has a Smartwatch Too and It's the Anti Galaxy Gear Qualcomm Has a Smartwatch Too and It's the Anti Galaxy Gear

Happy smart watch day! Let's have a hearty welcome for our newest party guest: Qualcomm. That's right, the Snapdragon chipmaker will be peddling its own watch—the Toq—direct to consumers. And it's a way different take than Samsung's Galaxy Gear.

Sony's Wearable 3D Home Theater Sits on Your Face Sony's Wearable 3D Home Theater Sits on Your Face

File this one under crazy/awesome/but really more crazy. This fall, Sony will be releasing personal 3D home theater headgear for one viewer at a time. Called the HMZ-T1, it's your chance to finally quash your Geordi La Forge envy.

Cellular Dress Begs to be Deathgripped Cellular Dress Begs to be Deathgripped

Wearable electronics are nothing new, but not looking like a complete idiot in the process is novel. The M-dress isn't perfect, but it might be the first time you can wear your phone without being laughed out of the room.

Apple Patents Head-Tracking Auditorium-Effect Wearable Display Apple Patents Head-Tracking Auditorium-Effect Wearable Display

Apple's patents are nothing if not copious, and occasionally confusing: this new one is in the latter category. It's for a goggle-like display system with an in-built head tracking system that changes the display from a somewhat boring "normal" static one into a dynamic view that recreates the feeling of being in an…

Lisco USB Snake Combines Jewelry, USB Cable in One Wearable Device Lisco USB Snake Combines Jewelry, USB Cable in One Wearable Device

Designer Laurent Hongisto has crafted the Lisco USB Snake as an attempt to solve that age-old (ok... decade-old) dilemma of never having a USB cable handy when you need one to charge/connect-up your device. So the design combines elements of those '90s "slap bracelets" with a USB A to mini-USB cable, wrapped up in…

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