Energy-generating cloth could replace batteries in wearable devices
From light-up shoes to smart watches, wearable electronics are gaining traction among consumers, but these gadgets' versatility is still held back by the stiff, short-lived batteries that are required. These ...
Fashionable or geeky—the modern watch dilemma
It's Milan fashion week, you've got tickets to the catwalk shows and an outfit to die for, but which watch to wear? A chunky smartwatch or chic ticker that can't tell the time?
Bracelet that monitors real-time health signs for the elderly
The trend of wearable devices (smart accessories) like bracelets, sunglasses and watches, is rarely focused on the elderly population. However, Mexican Francisco Lopez-Lira Fennel, who lives in Spain, wants ...
'Connected life' at the heart of CES electronics show
In the air, in your car, on your back—new technology at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show is showcasing the growing number of ways to live the "connected life."
US theaters advised to ban 'smart' watches and glasses
A pair of influential US film industry organizations on Wednesday put out word that movie theaters should ban smart watches or eyewear that could be used to record movies.
Apple's freshly sliced shares climb
Freshly split Apple shares closed at a high on Tuesday, with investors evidently betting the California company will debut popular new gadgets, perhaps a smart watch and an iPhone 6.
New smart watch fuses fashion and fitness
Smart gadget specialty firm Withings introduced a fashionable Swiss-made time piece Tuesday that doubles as a fitness tracker.
Review: Smart watches show promise, but need work
If you believe the technorati, one of the next big things in consumer electronics will be smart watches. After testing a pair of prominent new smart watches in recent weeks, my quick take is this: Smart watches ...
Wearable tech makers look to push boundaries
Will your clothes and accessories change how you live your daily life? Wearable devices like smart watches, glasses and activity monitors were a big topic of conversation at South By Southwest Interactive this week - specifically ...
Upstarts challenge reign of Google's Android
A small band of upstarts is chipping away at Google's mighty Android, hoping one day to overthrow the system that runs eight in 10 smartphones sold worldwide.
Smartphone giants want your body
Smartphone makers are fighting for space on your wrist and your head, lucrative real estate for a new wave of high-tech devices if only they can persuade you to wear them.
A few standouts from the Consumer Electronics Show
Here are a few things that have stood out for me from the past several days at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Troy Wolverton: A gift guide for tech lovers
FOR THE LIVING ROOM: If your loved ones are looking for an easy way to watch Internet content on their big-screen TVs, Google's Chromecast ($35) is an inexpensive choice. Owners use their smartphones, tablets or computers ...
3-D gesture-recognition chip could be a boon to wearable gadgets (w/ Video)
Researchers at Berkeley Engineering and UC Davis are developing a tiny chip that uses ultrasound waves to detect a slew of gestures in three dimensions. The technology, called Chirp, could eventually be used ...