Zensorium Tinke

Measure stress and wellness right from your iPhone

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering just how healthy you are at any given moment, you’d benefit from Tinke, a miniature wellness and stress level monitor. The small, ultra-light device plugs right into your iPhone and uses your thumb to measure your current condition including heart rate, blood oxygen levels, heart rhythm and respiratory rate with just one pinch. The little gadget has garnered attention …

Hands On: The New Jawbone UP

The reborn wearable tracker is a significant improvement over the original

Initially released this time last year, the Jawbone UP, designed by Yves Behar, made its debut as a holistic life tracker worn on the wrist 24/7. As you may remember, the bendable band syncs with an iPhone app to record bodily information such as daily activity, sleep and diet. You might also remember the original device was plagued with issues ranging from general usability to …

Nike FuelBand

The latest player in fitness tracking might just change the game

Data analysis is no longer just a practice for economists or statistics-hungry infographic designers. Thanks to technology at large, anyone can easily track every aspect of their existence to create a personalized numerical evaluation—a quantified self. Psychology has shown that in general, people are motivated by having data—it’s just how you collect, view and use that information that makes all the difference. Nike, a significant …