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    How I’ve Become a Human Lab Rat in the Name of Tech

    Ah, the good old days when you plugged in a laptop, booted up a few apps and wrote a review. My life has become damn scary these days as most of the products I look at are actually looking at me. My body fat, my sleep habits, my steps per day, my brain age, my […]

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    Philips BlueTouch and PulseRelief Provide Wireless Pain Relief

    Now that we’re a few days on from IFA, we can start taking a look at some of the more low-key announcements to come out of one of the world’s biggest stages for consumer electronics. And, as is so often the case, those low-key announcements are often some of the best. BlueTouch and Pulse Relief, […]

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    Condoms That Kill HIV Could Be Coming Very Soon

    The world’s still hurting for a cure to HIV/AIDS, but one pharmaceutical company out of Australia might have something significant on their hands in at least stopping the spread of HIV. Starpharma has developed condoms that deactivate HIV and a host of other STIs using a medical gel.

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    Will Avatars Replace Doctors?

    Well, no. Not yet, anyway. But, Geppetto Avatars just might have something that could make medical help a little more readily accessible.

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    Men, Would You Spend $11K on a Beauty Gadget?

    Will the Foreo Luna Luxe give you about $11,000 worth of better skin on your face? I don’t know, but it sure looks nice, doesn’t it? The Luna Luxe is a motorized brush that purports to improve complexion. The brush tips are made of silicone and are controlled by dual motors. Using something called Dual […]

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    3D Printed Tracheas Could Be Coming to Hospitals Soon

    For a second, let’s throw consumer tech aside, because by far the most exciting technological development to hit the big time this decade has to be 3D printing. We’ve seen plenty of practical medical uses for the new technology, which uses massive (or sometimes not-so-massive) industrial printers to create objects from solid materials using an […]

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    70% Of People Willing to Share Medical Information with a Smart Toilet

    Intel has released the results of a survey they conducted about what the good people of the world think technology’s role in health care will be in the future. Apparently, sharing is indeed caring. 84 percent of respondents said that they would agree to anonymously share their medical information, on the condition that it would […]

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    Fitbit Force Review: Is it the Smartest Fitness Watch?

    Fitbit is continuing their dominance in the fitness tracker arena with their latest entry, the Fitbit Force. This is a natural evolution for the brand that started with a simple clip tracker that was the Fitbit Ultra, which was then followed up with the very popular Fitbit One. Fitbit then proceeded to dip its toe deeper […]

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    New Toothbrush Subscription Service May Not Be As Crazy as it Sounds

    Apparently, dentists are sick and tired of us not listening to their advice (can you blame them?). So, someone is taking it upon themselves to save us from ourselves, and make it ludicrously easy to replace our toothbrushes. I guess that’s already ludicrously easy, which probably just adds to dentist dismay.

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    Bleep Bleeps Are Adorable Ovulation Companions

    There have been a lot of little gadgets released to help with parenting that work with apps to help track data and keep things organized. But, there have been few comprehensive attempts that try to help you go from pregnancy to child-rearing with one set of products. That’s what Bleep Bleeps try to do.

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    Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Toothbrush Gets Dapper Black Edition

    If you saw the Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Electric Toothbrush come out last year and thought, “Wow, I would totally buy that if it came in black!”, have we got some good news for you. This year at IFA, Philips unveiled the black edition of the same Sonicare DiamondClean Electric Toothbrush from last year. This one […]

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    Philips Laser Beard Trimmer Safely Guides a Laser to Your Throat

    While other companies at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin were showing off Ultra HD TVs, curved OLED screens, smart watches and waterproof smartphones, Phillips got down to what was really important in life; men’s grooming products. Meet the first laser guided beard trimmer, designed to give men a perfectly sculpted shave each and […]