Google has designs on flip-up wristwatch
Watch industry gets smartphones to keep wristwatches ticking
With the younger generation opting to use their smartphones to tell time, the watch-making industry is being forced to get smart and high-tech to recapture consumers.
Mini generators make energy from random ambient vibrations
Tiny generators developed at the University of Michigan could produce enough electricity from random, ambient vibrations to power a wristwatch, pacemaker or wireless sensor.
GPS shoes for Alzheimer's patients to hit US
The first shoes with built-in GPS devices -- to help track down dementia-suffering seniors who wander off and get lost -- are set to hit the US market this month, the manufacturer says.
The Antikythera time machine
Leonardo da Vinci may have left behind sketches of helicopters, tanks and submarines but it is rare that we find actual artifacts that seem so way ahead of their time. Almost like a science fiction tale of ...
Tech firms aim to wear the future
A wristwatch that reads your text messages out loud, a jacket that heats up when you're cold, eyeglasses that display directions as you walk down the street.
Gadget makers at Consumer Electronics Show embrace connectivity
At this year's International Consumer Electronics Show, everything is getting a bit "smarter."
Samsung reportedly developing smart wristwatch
Just like Apple, Samsung is working on a smart wristwatch that it hopes to begin selling as soon as possible.
Sony straps on Internet-linked wristwatch
Sony on Thursday released an Internet-linked wristwatch powered by Google-backed Android software.
Lab-on-a-chip detects trace levels of toxic vapors in homes near Utah Air Force Base
A lab-on-a-chip technology that measures trace amounts of air contaminants in homes was successfully field-tested by researchers at the University of Michigan.
Watches that compute are the next small thing in technology
The watch may be making a comeback - and it will do much more than just tell time.
Watchmakers compete for the young, old and rich
(AP) -- Even the world's biggest trade fair for watches can't seem to avoid subtly encouraging the use of an alternative timekeeping device heavily favored by younger - and often bare-wristed - consumers: ...