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MediSafe adds Android Wear support to remind you to take your pills

The first health app for Android Wear lets users shake their watch to report back that they took their medicines as instructed.

Healbe's Mikaberydze on the controversial GoBe

GoBe is a health tracker that claims to be able to count your calories in real time. The device has its share of skeptics. So we talked to George Mikaberydze, cofounder and managing director of GoBe maker Healbe, to get his response to the criticism.

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Five new ways Google is taking on Apple

At its I/O developer conference, Google announced a slew of new products and technologies. But these five are targeted most directly at Apple.

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Google may join health data-tracking party with Google Fit

Apple's doing it, Samsung's doing it, and now Google wants to store your day-to-day health data too.

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There's plenty of wearable competition at Computex, but not much innovation

Plenty of device makers at the Computex trade show in Taiwan this week are hoping to stake a claim in the growing market for wearable devices. But the products on display looked like more of the same.

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Apple unveils HealthKit to integrate health and fitness data in iOS 8

Early partners for the new Health app include Nike, the Mayo Clinic, and Epic Systems.

Self-driving cars, medical wristbands, home automation, and oversharing

It's like Johnny Cab without the guy! Google's ride is here, and it's a cute little car. Plus we talk about Samsung's Simband, what an Apple entry into the home-automation market might mean, and Facebook's latest attempt to cut back on the oversharing. With guests Jason Cross and Leah Yamshon.

Samsung introduces Simband health sensor platform

Samsung announced a development platform for companies to create apps and sensors for a new generation of health-tracking wearables.

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Meet Darma, the non-activity tracker you sit on

Sitting is bad for you, so the Darma smart cushion can remind you to get off your duff, and make the times you do have to sit slightly healthier.

The Darma cushion is technology you sit on

With ultrathin sensors and Bluetooth, this smart cushion can nudge you to sit less, or at least with better posture.

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Kinsa Smart Thermometer review: the techiest thing you'll stick in your kid's armpit

Kinsa makes taking kids' temps easier, and remembers each family member's history.

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Hate working out? These apps make cardio fun

These apps will almost make you forget you're tired, sweaty, and totally not enjoying the treadmill.

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Intel acquires health band maker Basis Science

Basis band adds to chipmaker's growing arsenal of wearable technologies