​The week in wearable tech

We look back at the biggest stories from the last week
​The week in wearable tech

After the madness of the holidays and before the melee of CES, wearable tech took a breather from a frenetic 2014. That gave us at Wareable the chance to look back at the winners and losers, and what's exciting for the year ahead.

Get fit with wearables

Whether it’s a resolution to kickstart the new you, or just a desire to shed that Christmas fat, thousands of us make plans to get healthy every January – and wearable tech can help.

Firstly check out our 25 tips for getting fit with wearable tech, which will guide you to the best start for the year.

Whether you’re getting your trainers on to pound the pavements, taking up cycling, or hitting the gym, wearable tech such as the best running watches can be a great motivator and help you see the improvement you’re making every day.

If running is your bag, our huge array of running guides can help you get the most out your wearable tech. From tackling a couch to 5K to getting into the gym, or signing up to your first marathon, we have the best tech and tips to help.

2014 in review

The last 12 months has seen an explosion in wearable technology, and we’ve taken the time to look back and dig deep into the big stories of the year.

If you want to see how the big brands and startups of the wearable world have fared in 2014, check out our report cards, where we sort the “top of the class” from the “must do betters”.

We also ran our series of Wareable Picks, where Team Wareable sorted the best fitness trackers, smartwatch, brands, personalities, innovations and overall wearable device of the year.

The year ahead

The pace of change in wearable tech during 2014 has been incredible, and 2015 is set to be no different.

Our guide to the best wearable tech in 2015 is a one-stop shop of all the big wearables for the year ahead, which rounds up brands, people and technologies that will be huge in 2015.

If devices are what you love, then make sure you check out our round-up of the most anticipated wearables of 2015, and our round up of the best smartwatches.

CES set for wearable bonanza

At the start of any year, the Consumer Electronics Show sets the agenda for the year ahead. Every year the show has a theme, and for the second year running, it looks like wearables are going to steal the show.

You can check out our coverage next week from our special page, and whet your appetite with our round up of all the wearable devices we expect to see unveiled.

Crowdfund this

Finally, while the industry wound down for the Christmas period, AmpStrip was getting down to business. The plaster sized device sticks to your chest to track heart rate and zones, activity, exercise load, sleep, skin temperature and posture. The project has already amassed 30% of its $50,000 target.


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