#wearables

Yep. That Yo. The app that you could install and send a “Yo” to friends with. The app/company that received a $1.5 million investment last July. It turns out that this little joke of an app is actually creating a wafer thin platform for smartwatches with which you can plug your services into. @orarbel the …

Behold! The Yo Platform

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This is an interesting idea! Think of it as personal cloud services, with you wearing your server on your wrist. Not sure if people will adopt the idea but we’ll see. (More information here.)

Neptune Duo

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I haven’t had much time to comment on the impending release of Apple’s Smartwatch, aptly named Apple Watch (not iWatch) and my biggest question was how easy will the device be to use. The minuscule interface puts the term “limited real estate” to the test. But after watching this video, I’m excited to try it out. …

Usability and the Apple Watch

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I recently read a post that Google Glass isn’t doing so well. The hype has subsided and people realize that the glasses just don’t look that great and there really aren’t consumer ready products. What the wearables movement, specifically eyewear needs is a killer app. Luckily I have the answer. It’s stupid simple and something that …

Wearables need a killer app

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This may be the longest post in the history of the Internet. It may break it. Ideally this would have been done the day I taught the class but this quarter was exceptionally busy. In fact, the last time I was that busy was during grad school while working a full time job. I was a …

Mobile Consumer Behavior: Classes

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This is a pretty cool idea. The obvious things that someone needs to consider are: Are my forearms big enough to get this to work? (Time to start lifting ladies!) Are my forearms to hairy get this to work? #antiLumberjack Enjoy!

The Cicret Bracelet: Projects your mobile interface on your skin (video)

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I love this but you may be asking yourself, “What would I do with this?” Not sure about you but . . . I would have it follow me down the slopes when I snowboard – recording the joy!

Nixie – A wearable drone

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No. This is not a post about an ex-girlfriend. And I’m not sure if a spoiler alert is needed. :) So I finally got to see the Spike Jonze movie Her and I have to tell you, they did an amazing job! You start by thinking, “How could anyone fall in love with an OS? That’s stupid!” and when I …

Her

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I’d never heard of Tomorrowland but it looks like fun and this little bracelet allows you to make friends easily. Enjoy!

Bring your bracelet to Tomorrowland (video)

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Checkout this video from Nymi and then go and pre-order one!

You gotta try Nymi! (video)

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