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by Zurine Dopacio González

September 15, 2014

Brad Pitt saw it coming

Let’s go back in time when Brad Pitt featured the cover of Wired wearing a Bluetooth headset.  People were joking that not even he managed to make Bluetooth headsets look cool. However, despite all the jokes and scorn the headset trend is definitely coming back! These new ear-worn devices are much smarter than the Bluetooth [...]

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by Marije Nieuwenhuis

September 9, 2014

Review IFA 2014

“Wearables, this year’s buzzword” claims the IFA exhibition organiser in their event magazine. WT went to visit the largest consumers electronics fair to find out if indeed everything trendy that was presented would be bendable and wearable. Our conclusion is that we indeed observed that all major players had a product or several wearables strongly [...]

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by Zurine Dopacio González

September 8, 2014

Music Festivals WT Style

Summer is almost over but festival season is not yet. In any case for your next stay at a festival ground you do not have to go all disconnected like 20 years ago. You can go camping and be techie at the same time. First thing that comes to your mind when you hear the [...]

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by Johanna Mischke

September 4, 2014

Impressions from the WT | picnic 2014

On August 29 all around the world people gathered for a unique celebration of wearable technologies. It was all about wearing tech, making tech that is wearable and shaping the future! The newly created event by Wearable Technologies – the so called WT | picnic – was added to the WT event calendar to offer [...]

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by Florian Schumacher

September 1, 2014

Wearable Technologies News Roundup – August

Samsung presents Standalone Smartwatch Just a few days before the international electronics trade show IFA, Samsung unveiled a new kind of smartwatch which works independently from smartphones. The Gear S has a built in 3G mobile connection, WiFi and Bluetooth and can handle calls with its built in speaker and microphone. The smartwatch features a [...]