Is Your iPhone the Key to Curing Diabetes?

Source: www.everydayhealth.comOur mobile phones are changing the nature of medical research. While online health studies have existed for years, Apple’s latest innovation, ResearchKit, is bringing medical research front and center on your…

Smart Wearables Give Parents Peace of Mind

Source: www.chipchick.comWhen my kids were growing up we had scary looking kids harnesses to keep them from wandering. I never partook in the ritual, opting instead to let my kids respond to my doggie commands like “come here” instead of…

Sleep: The Biggest Loser at CES 2015

Source: www.huffingtonpost.comAt CES 2015 the biggest loser was sleep. Collectively, I'd venture to say the 170,000 plus attendees lost at least one million hours of collective sleep (based on a two-day stay in Vegas). Whether they were in…

Who's Done Right by Kids This Year?

Source: www.huffingtonpost.comNo longer an afterthought, technology is as much a part of a well-balanced kid's diet as milk or fiber. No longer an option, it's interwoven and always present -- at school, at home, online and all points between.So…

Help! My Phone Has More Accessories Than Me

Source: www.huffingtonpost.com"All my bags are packed I'm ready to go," as the words to the song begin. I've got my clothes laid out on one side of the bed. The other side belongs to my phone and its accessories. Guess who's better dressed?…

Digital Health Summit

Digital Health Summit:  Two days of intensive conference sessions featuring everyone from Dr. Phil to Singularity University’s Daniel Kraft, from WebMD to BrainMD.  The Everyday Health Awards winners were announced. [fancy_link link="https://www.flickr.com/photos/digitalhealthsummit"…

Fitness Tech

Fitness Tech:   As David Pogue said, you couldn’t throw a Frisbee at CES without hitting a fitness product. They jumped, they pedaled, they quantified.  Tech giants like Under Armour, Fitbit, Polar and iFit , along with great innovators…

Lifelong Tech Summit

The generation that created the Internet is now depending on it to maintain a rich and long life. New technologies are allowing older Americans to enjoy a continued high quality of life in the comfort of their own their homes.  This year’s…

FamilyTech Summit

2015 proved to be the year of the family as smart home appliances, communications devices, mobility and family wearables dominated the exhibit floor.   Whirlpool’s kitchen of the future, kids’ wearables,  Binatone’s pet conference call…

Kids@Play

The year when YouTube began its own kid’s channel, the year when Spin Master and WowWee took robots to a new level, the year when Leapfrog entered the console business and kids’ wearables poked up on the radar.   From Toca Boca’s rally…