Google buys Fitbit. What happens next.

 With Google’s purchase of Fitbit for $2.1B, it’s an admission that their own efforts in the wearables market have failed, and the realization of how far Fitbit has fallen since it went public four years ago when it was valued at $9B. It’s another big disappointment for one of Silicon Valley’s most visible hardware startups. […]

Health, Technology, Uncategorized


     In a tale of two cities, Bellafit was taken from dream to design in the creative hub of San Francisco and the world capital of hardware, Shenzhen. The Bellafit is an elegant accessory crafted for the woman whose goals never take a backseat but who refuses to compromise on style. The Bellafit secures […]

Technology, Watches

Apple watch or conventional…Can’t decide?

 Here’s the solution. German watchmaker Sinn, offers their solution to this dilemma of watch aficionados. They’ve come up with a Dual Strap System consisting of two shortened strap halves for the Apple Watch and the Sinn watch, letting you wear both at the same time.You can also wear each watch by itself using another connecting strap. For more details check this out.  

Consumer issues, Health, Technology

MuscleSound has staying power

 MuscleSound Celebrates Five Years in Business MuscleSound, a Denver-based performance and health technology company that helps athletes optimize performance levels and prevent injury with non-invasive MuscleHealth® measurement, is marking its fifth year in business. With an impressive and fast-growing client roster, including, but not limited to, the USA Cycling Team, Colorado Rockies, Dallas Mavericks, Kansas […]

Audio, Technology

Libratone announces a cleverly designed portable speaker

 A Danish company, Libratone, has introduced the ONE Click portable Bluetooth speaker. The Bluetooth speaker category was pioneered by Jawbone, opting for a premium-priced quality sounding compact speaker, ideal for use while on the move.  That’s spawned many other companies to follow suit, creating speakers of all sizes and shapes, such that the category is much a […]

Technology, Uncategorized

Apple has A Reputation for Discarding Legacy Features before the Competition

 Apple has a reputation for discarding legacy features on their products well before their competition and sometimes before their time. Each time it does so, it creates a firestorm of reaction. You might think Apple does it just for publicity’s sake. But looking back, their decisions have generally proved to be insightful, if not always […]

Consumer issues, Technology

Sure Introduces World’s First On-Demand Insurance Powered by Artificial Intelligence

 When Wayne Slavin, a friend of many years, told me about his idea to sell insurance over your phone on a buy-when-needed basis, it sounded like a great idea. But taking an idea to reality took several years of work dealing with all sorts of challenges and regulations. One of the most obvious applications is […]

Consumer issues, Technology

Is Retail Hindering Product Innovation?

 As I work with tech startup companies to create and manufacture their new hardware products, one of the frequent challenges is the difficulty in meeting their sales expectations. All of the excitement and anticipation during the development and manufacturing phases invariably collide with the harsh reality of the marketplace. “Build it and they will come” […]

Health, Technology

Sometimes You Can Find Better Doctors and Clinics on the Internet Than in Your Own Community

 Some diseases have a small occurrence, and the expertise to treat that disease may not be in your local community or nearby city. While your local doctors tend to recommend specialists that they know, they may not always offer the best solutions. That’s when you can use the Internet to reach beyond to help you […]

Automotive Tech

Out-of-Control Toyotas, Out-of-Luck Owners

 I’ve covered Toyota’s unintended acceleration for several years and have always believed that it is a real problem that has been swept under the rug by Toyota and our government’s NHTSA. In fact, insider communications uncovered by a whistleblower, Betsy Benjaminson, verified much of this. It clearly showed a coverup, and that the cause was neither […]


The first connected and heated shoe

 Why? Because they could, I suppose. Read the press release: Digitsole, the connected footwear specialist, announces that its newest creation – the Warm Sneaker – has won an award at the 2016 ISPO. ISPO is an international trade-fair gathering the whole sport industry and honoring exhibitors in different categories every year. The Warm Sneaker has […]