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Qardio Releases EKG Heart Rate Monitor

Qardio released the first ECG/EKG consumer heart rate monitor. Heart rate monitors help people achieve their best workouts. For years, fitness enthusiasts used heart rate monitors to guide their workouts. Trainers caution people not to take the numbers too seriously. Consumer heart rate monitors do not typically match ECG’s accuracy. Please note, this post does not contain medical or professional advice. Qardio’s NEW Heart Rate Monitor Compares to ECG in

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Wearable Trackers Move Beyond Counting Steps

People sometimes confuse today’s wearable activity trackers with an old school pedometer. The truth is, the two are different in how they operate and their capabilities. It is important to understand the difference so we can follow the developing trends. Modern activity trackers feature a tri-axis accelerometer. The accelerometer that tracks movement in three directions. (Side to side, forward and back and up and down.) They measure the force of

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Would You Wear a Google Throat Tattoo That Doubles as a Lie Detector?

The future is now, and it is coming for you. Motorola Mobility (owned by Google), filed for a patent for a type of wearable technology. It is described as something “that comprises an electronic skin tattoo capable of being applied to a throat region of a body.” Of course, you can also place it on your collar. The tattoo is temporary, and it is intended to have the ability to communicate with

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Technology vs. Technology-They invented what?

It’s hardly news anymore when a plethora of New Year’s articles boast that this will be the greatest year for technology yet. It can’t really come as a surprise that with all of the out-of-this-world progress we’re always making with technology, that 2015 would be projected to be any different. The interesting conversation lies more within the debate of whether or not technology continues to be helpful, or helpless? With

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