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    Thermo Is A Wi-Fi Connected Temporal Thermometer

    The days of temperature readings requiring a stick and an orifice are over. To the delight of kids everywhere and pretty much everyone, the future of taking temperature is on your temple, and Withings is at CES 2016 helping to make that future the present. Thermo is a new Wi-Fi thermometer capable of reliably taking […]

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    Health Band Wearable Wants to Put an End to Nausea

    A solution to nausea that doesn’t involve pills that have side effects that are usually just as unwelcome as the nausea itself? That’s the dream for anyone who’s ever known morning or motion sickness, and it’s one that might come true next year if ReliefBand Technologies can deliver on its promises. Fresh off a successful […]

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    Foreo’s Hybrid Head is Not The Usual Electric Toothbrush

    Way back at CES 2014, Foreo, more known for their skincare gadgets, came out with a funky-looking electric toothbrush called Issa that promised to be a lot less funky than the average toothbrush, using silicone nubs that discourage bacteria growth on the brush head. That brush head has gotten an update this year — the […]

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    Purple Sonicare DiamondClean Toothbrush is Inspired by Runway Trends

    By their own admission, the newest color for Philips’ Sonicare DiamondClean toothbrush is coming straight from runway trends of 2015. The metallic, deep purple Amethyst Edition keeps with the space motif we’ve seen from several top-level designers this year, including Valentino. “The combination creates a standout aesthetic that is unexpected and daring in a traditionally […]

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    Is Willow Curve a Scam?

    Are you jacking up your wrists and hands by all that texting and typing you’re doing? Well, too much of anything is usually a bad thing, so even though the jury’s still out, there’s a pretty good chance the answer is yes. So, how can you ease the creeping pain of your mangled, monkey paw-esque […]

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    Philips Splits into Two Companies Focused on Health and Lighting

    Philips was all about business at the IFA Global Press Conference last week, detailing ongoing plans to restructure their company and double down on health tech. The plan would see Philips merge their consumer electronics and health tech operations while spinning out their lighting business in an IPO that could come sometime next year. According […]

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    Microsoft Band Review

    Microsoft has a fitness band? You better believe it because the Microsoft Band is one of the best wearables on the market right now. The Band is loaded up with just about every feature, and it’s a fraction of the price of the soon-to-be-released Apple iWatch. The Band rocks all of the popular fitness/health features […]

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    Microsoft Band Just Got Healthier With New Features

    Few ever get it right the first time. The Microsoft Band, designed to be the fitness tracker/smartwatch complement to Lumia smartphones, launched late last year. At the time, it had its share of holes when it came to features, but Microsoft is looking to set that right with today’s update to Band and the Microsoft […]

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    Got a Hangover? Get IV Drips Delivered to Your Home

    Hey, you know those free boosts you can get at Jamba Juice? Now, instead of just drinking them along with a delicious smoothie, you can go to a Liquifusion location and get them administered through a needle in your arm over a half hour! Wait. You lucky (?) New Yorkers can now avail yourselves of […]

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    Am I Pregnant? Tech for That Time of the Month

    Using a basal thermometer to track fertility – whether you’re trying to get pregnant – or to avoid getting pregnant is, pun intended, a hit or miss business. A basal thermometer can detect tiny changes in body temperature that a normal fever thermometer can’t. It turns out that just after ovulation the body releases progesterone, […]

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    Withings Activité is the Rolex of Wearables

    Withings may have just shown everyone who is boss when it comes to smart timepieces. But first we need to give credit where it’s due – to that effect, Withings has been in the “smart” game for some time now. They were actually creating smart health devices before there was Fitbit and every other Joe […]

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    iHealth Align is World’s Smallest Glucometer

    For anyone who doesn’t like the inconvenience of having to tote around larger blood glucose monitors for their diabetes, iHealth has created one that fits into your pocket – just don’t lose it along with your loose change. The iHealth Align is about the size of a quarter, but as long as you have an […]

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    Grush: An App Toothbrush Hybrid for Kids

    Smartphone apps can make pretty much anything a game now. That includes brushing your teeth. Grush is a new app-toothbrush combo designed to make tooth brushing more fun for kids, so they will actually do it. And, let’s not kid ourselves, there are plenty of adults who could probably use Grush, too. The toothbrush included […]

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    Listen to the Beat of Your Unborn Baby with Bellabeat

    A tracker for all things. This is the way of the world, and so it is now with pregnancy. Bellabeat is a new tracker that pregnant moms can put over their wombs, getting baby vitals and giving them brand new Facebook posting material. Bellabeat connects to smartphones through the headphone jack. A pregnant mom-to-be can […]

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    Pocket-Sized Scanadu is a Tricorder for the 21st Century [Video]

    The Scanadu Scout is the modern day tricorder, a device that can read and monitor your health and vitals in mere seconds. The pocket sized device, Scanadu, is an Apple-esque device that when applied to your head for 10 seconds will record the very same vital signs that the doctor does. There’s an accompanied app that […]

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    iMedipac is a Smart Pill Box That Knows Your Drugs Better Than You Do

    The Medissimo iMedipac could also affectionately be called Pill Nag, since its number one priority is to make sure you comply with your prescribed regimen of medications. The pack is a seven day pill dispenser with 28 pouches for pills. It can be prepared either by yourself, a caretaker, or a kindly pharmacist. Once this […]

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    Kolibree Promises to Outsmart Your Dentist

    Last year at CES, we had the World’s first connected fork, so this year it only makes sense that we’d see the World’s First Connected Electric Toothbrush. At last, a toothbrush that criticizes my brushing technique! Kolibree is a bluetooth toothbrush that syncs with iOS and Android devices and records all of your brushing data. […]