Fitbit helps monitor physical activity of cardiac patients

Fitbit, one of the most popular physical activity-monitoring device is a valid and reliable way of monitoring physical actions of cardiac patients, finds a study. The research showed that Fitbit-Flex

Read More

A Personal Padlock, a Grown-Up Desk, and an Informative Mirror

Welcome to Gadget Dreams and Nightmares, the column that takes you by the hand and leads you by candlelight through the dark maze of gadget announcements to find the jewels

Read More

Unity and SteamVR Unite for Native Vive Support

Unity Technologies last week announced that the Unity Platform has been retooled to offer native support for SteamVR, the software foundation for Rift rival HTC Vive. The move will save

Read More

Google’s Virtual Reality Tinkering May Get More Real

Google is developing a standalone virtual reality headset that will be several steps removed from Google’s Cardboard VR. Instead of relying on a user’s smartphone and a lens-fitted cardboard headset,

Read More

Microsoft Invites Devs to Tinker With HoloLens

Microsoft on Monday announced that its HoloLens Development Edition was available for preorder, with units set to ship to developers beginning March 30. The company early last year introduced the

Read More

Gadget Ogling: Tweeted Cocktails, Dimensional Doodles, and Crazy Cubes

Welcome to Gadget Dreams and Nightmares, the first-look gadget column that indulges in a long, hard gaze at the latest-announced gizmos before deciding to hold them up for all to

Read More

HoloLens to Go Up for Pre-Orders Monday; Features, Games Revealed

Microsoft is likely to make a number of announcements about HoloLens on Monday. The Redmond, Washington-based company could begin taking pre-orders for its $3,000 HoloLens Development Edition ahead of its

Read More