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Wearable and Mobile Technology—My Journey through Disney World

The new MagicBand technology at the Disney resort operates by radio frequency technology and allows you to connect your theme park ticket, hotel room key, credit card for buying food and merchandise, and your Disney ride preferences. They're an interesting take on wearables.

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Cristy Bird
Smart Devices Looking to Make You Sleep Better

A new crowd-funded project wants to go beyond listing your burned calories and accelerated heart rate. The Sense device is looking to not only monitor your unique sleep patterns but also help you wake up exactly when your body is telling you to.

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Josiah Renaudin
Wearables Could Shift the Health Care Landscape

The wearable devices and apps that Google, Apple, and other major software companies are looking to roll out will do more than just track fitness. Upcoming tech might just change the turbulent health care system as we know it, thanks to cloud storage and our strong grip on mobile devices.

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Josiah Renaudin
Headband Provides Head Start for Mind Control

Heralded as a pivotal step toward mind control and the ability to manipulate objects with our brainwaves, the new Muse headband is at the forefront of many people’s minds—literally. What can this device be used for, and what can it mean for future development?

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Smartbands: How They Fit into the Future of Wearable Tech

Many industry experts predict a surge of wearable tech development similar to the storm of mobile development that began after Apple’s popular iPhone release in 2007. So, how do smartbands fit into that future? Read more to learn how smartbands are helping to change the face of technology.

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The Challenges of Wearable Tech: What It Means for QA/Test

You thought the switch from developing and testing for desktop to mobile was extreme? The upsurge of wearable tech has the potential to shake up the dev and QA worlds like nothing before.

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Katherine Slattery
Augmented Reality Provides a Clear View of Mobile’s Future

Remember QR codes? Did you even notice their almost overnight phasing out from "cool" technology? The next big thing appears to be augmented reality, which provides a far faster service than QR codes. Some feel that AR technology is here to stay—just maybe not on our phones and tablets.

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Noel Wurst
Wearables Fashioned to Render Smartphones Obsolete

The power to carry a phone, camera, and computer in your hand used to be pretty impressive. With the arrival of wearable technology, we'll all soon be free from the strain of having to use our hands at all. We may just have to get used to wearing a watch, or glasses, again.

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Noel Wurst