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A Way to Monitor Your Sleep Without Wearing a Tracker

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A Way to Monitor Your Sleep Without Wearing a Tracker | GlassRoots.in
Gadgets that monitor your sleeping habits aren’t new, but a new prototype by the startup Hello tracks your snoozing patterns and the environment around you — and you don’t have to wear anything while you’re in bed.

A small sensor-filled ball called the Sense sits on your nightstand and factors in how you’re sleeping with your surroundings, such as noise in the bedroom, light, temperature, humidity and particles in the air that could provoke allergies. It tells you when your room is too bright, too warm and when conditions are just right, glowing green for a few seconds to let you know when you’re good to go.

  

Jimmy Kimmel Proves No One Understands Smartwatches VIDEO

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Jimmy Kimmel Proves No One Understands Smartwatches | GlassRoots.in
So what do you think of Apple’s new smartwatch? Oh, haven’t seen it? Of course not — it hasn’t been released yet.

But people on Hollywood Boulevard are blissfully unaware of that fact. Jimmy Kimmel and his team (as per usual) pranked pedestrians by trying to pass off a $20 Casio watch as the new Apple iTime. And they loved it.

  

Tory Burch for Fitbit Collection: The Most Fashionable Wearable Accessories Yet

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Tory Burch for Fitbit Collection: The Most Fashionable Wearable Accessories Yet | GlassRoots.in
Designer Tory Burch officially launched her high-end accessory collection for the Fitbit Flex on Tuesday, bringing a stylish refresh to the unattractive fitness tracker design market.

While fitness trackers become increasingly popular, their bands have developed a reputation for having a cheap, rubbery look. To make the technology nighttime ready and more like jewelry than something you’d wear to the gym, Tory Burch worked with the company to develop four accessories that house the Fitbit’s core, which pops out of the wristband. The core is where the device houses its sensors that track activity, sleep cycle and so on.




  

Contact Lens Giant Alcon Licenses Google Smart Lens Tech

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Contact Lens Giant Alcon Licenses Google Smart Lens Tech | GlassRoots.in
Google’s “smart contact lens” just went from patents to partners.

The Google X project is now officially in lock step with healthcare giant Novartis, the parent of Alcon, which produces some of the most-widely used contact lens products on the market, including Air Optix, FreshLook and Dailies. Novartis will work on turning Google’s lab project into smart contact lenses for people around the world.