Location-Based Parenting

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It's 10PM -- do you know where your children, dog, luggage, phone and everything else you own is? Read moreSource: Huffington Post

Millennials Want to Pay By Tech

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My son and I live on different planets where money is concerned. Read MoreSource: Huffington Post

Doing the Credit Card Shuffle

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Each time I make a purchase, I pull a veritable deck of credit cards to find the one I was looking for. Read MoreSource: Huffington Post

Frozen Free Fall Comes to the Big Screen

Source: www.chipchick.comA company the size of Disney is allowed to take chances. And so this week they’re releasing Frozen Free Fall, a game that’s already had millions of downloads on mobile phones.More...

Doing the Credit Card Shuffle

Source:  www.huffington.postEach time I make a purchase, I pull a veritable deck of credit cards to find the one I was looking for. As I fan them out, I think for the millionth time that there must be a better way. I am carrying more than 20…

Frozen Free Fall Comes to the Big Screen

Source: www.chipchick.comA company the size of Disney is allowed to take chances. And so this week they’re releasing Frozen Free Fall, a game that’s already had millions of downloads on mobile phones.This new release takes place on big screens.…

What’s New in Wearables: Smart Earbuds, Sensor Helmets – and a Real Shocker

Source: www.everydayhealth.comWhile wearable technology is all the rage, we’re beginning to see the first weeding of an overrun market. Google Glass is all but dead (gone from an elitist club to the bargain basement of eBay.) And those FitBits,…

HealthKit and Apple Watch: The Start of a Personal Healthcare Revolution?

Source: www.everydayhealth.comApple made lots of headlines with their recent announcement of  new products and technologies, including the iPhone 6 and iOS 8. However, it’s HealthKit — a dashboard that collects and stores health data…

An App-le a Day for a Queasy Medical Problem

Source: www.everydayhealth.comSomeday, I expect that doctors will dispense apps the same way they dispense medicines. Apps already help monitor health conditions, keep you in good physical shape, and can give you tools to control the onset…

Everyday Health Awards for Innovation: You Can Help Us Decide Who Wins

Source: www.everydayhealth.comEvery day we read stories about lives being saved and industries changed by advances in technology and digital health.Everyday Health is teaming up with the Digital Health Summit to celebrate these advances at…

8 Apps Everyone Needs for Better Health

Source: www.everydayhealth.comThe digital health revolution can seem a bit daunting, I know. There are apps that pretty much let you do everything short of DIY brain surgery. So how do you begin to take advantage of the utility of these apps…

A Hearing Aid for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Generation

Source: www.everydayhealth.comWhen it comes to hearing loss, the generation that grew up on loud music and inner-city decibels is in a bit of denial. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control,  an estimated 20 percent of the U.S. population…

The Newest Way to Quantify Yourself? Get a Blood Test

Source: www.everydayhealth.comMost people view blood tests as a way of diagnosing disease. But your blood is a pretty good indicator of your overall health. It contains a treasure trove of information (called biomarkers) on the current state…

‘Glorified Pedometers’: 5 Facts About Fitbit, Jawbone Up, and Other Wearables

Source: www.everydayhealth.comToday’s buzzphrase, the quantified self, is the notion that you can measure all of your body inputs and outputs and then use the data to modify your behavior and keep yourself healthier. The desire to quantify…

Life-Saving Digital Health Tech: 5 Stories From CES

Source: www.everydayhealth.comDigital health technology gets constant media attention. As great as this press is, some coverage features these technologies as sterile, eerie, and sci-fi like devices that foretell a depersonalization of everything.…

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…

How I’ve Become a Human Lab Rat in the Name of Tech

Source: www.chipchick.comAh, the good old days when you plugged in a laptop, booted up a few apps and wrote a review. My life has become damn scary these days as most of the products I look at are actually looking at me. My body fat, my sleep…

Am I Pregnant? Tech for That Time of the Month

Source: www.chipchick.comAdding technology to the mix does not make basal temperature any more accurate, but it does make the process a little more automated, and makes it easier to analyze the data. I caught up with Jessie Griger the creator…

With Vusay, Pop Up Videos Go Social

Source: www.chipchick.comYou remember VH1’s Pop Up Videos, right? Little trivia tidbits, innuendos and factoids popped up on screen in little balloons. Well, Vusay is heading towards socializing that process. Their website lets you take any…

I Got the Solid State Blues

Source: www.chipchick.comSolid state drives are all the range, taking the place of traditional mechanical hard drives in laptops, the have become standard in mobile devices and they’ve even been seen in traditional desktop PCs.  And for…

Dragon Inspired Outfit Hits the Fashionware Runway Show

Source: www.chipchick.comCE Week may be over but the fashion will always live on. A one stop shop for NY’s geek-erati, but this year they got treated to a bit of high fashion as well. The runway show combined wearable fitness, one of a kind…

Walking the Runway at the Augmented World Expo

Source: www.chipchick.comLast month Santa Clara, California played host to AWE (Augmented World Expo) a conference and exhibit that showcased the cutting edge of new augmented reality technology.  Companies like Qualcomm Vuforia, Vuzix, Epson…

New Lego Collections Blend AR and Traditional Building

Source: www.chipchick.comLego remains one of the best loved and best selling kids toys. And they’re no slouch when it comes to advances in technology either. Products like Lego Mindstorms and Lego Universe pushed the Lego envelope by melding…

No More Stumbling Around in the Dark

Source: www.chipchick.comYou know the drill. The baby cries. You run to answer the call, only to stub your toe on the toy truck parked by your bed. Or you’re a night owl who’s partner goes apoplectic when you turn the lights grab that middle…

The Quantified Unborn, We Put At-Home Sonogram Bellabeat to the Baby Test

Source: www.chipchick.comI live n NYC. My colleague Jill Gilbert is in San Francisco. Still, we just had a bonding moment listening to the beat of her unborn baby’s heart. It tugged at my heart strings to hear the little peapod kerthumping…

My Very Own Mini-Me from Shapify

Source: www.chipchick.comIt was a rainy day in NY so I wore my “schmatta” dress  and ran downtown to take a quick stroll through the 3D Print show. By the end of my visit I’d been body-scanned, and sent off my like-ness to become reality…