A Closer Look at the Microsoft Band 2: Definitely More Wearable, But Not Without Problems

In the crazy world of new Microsoft—where Surfaces are now more fully-fledged laptops and Lumias turn into complete PCs—Band 2 was met with little fanfare. But getting a closer look at Band 2 helped convince me that Microsoft has something brewing inside this little wearable, but it’s not quite there yet. »10/06/15 1:38pmTuesday 1:38pm

8 Reasons Why the Tokyo Olympics Will Be the Most Futuristic We've Ever Seen

In 1964, the last time Tokyo hosted the Summer Olympics, the nation revealed one of the biggest mic drops in transportation history: the debut of the shinkansen, the world-famous bullet train that became a Japanese icon. The first high-speed train in the world, it spurred similar technology to spread to Europe and… »9/24/15 2:30pm9/24/15 2:30pm

LG's Watch Urbane Luxe Is 23-Karat Gold Bonkers

Android Wear watches are cool and all, but none of them are especially fancy. (Even the new Moto 360, with its flat tire screen.) Until now, at least. An alligator leather wristband, 23-karat gold plating, and a $1000-plus price tag mean the LG Watch Urbane Luxe is a particularly niche geek accessory. »9/05/15 4:00pm9/05/15 4:00pm

Moto 360 (2015) Hands On: Design First, Tech Second

The Moto 360 was one of the first wearables that got us thinking, “Yeah, this whole smartwatch thing just might work.” It had some flaws, sure, but it was a functioning computer on your wrist and it wasn’t completely terrible. Now, Motorola is taking another stab at with the new Moto 360—cleaning up the design but… »9/02/15 3:00pm9/02/15 3:00pm

Try Your Hand (Wrist?) At Fitness Tracking With This Discounted Fitbit Flex

It’s not the most advanced fitness tracker out there, but the Fitbit Flex is a great barebones wearable that can track your steps by day, your sleep by night, and sync all of that data to your smartphone. You might eventually want to graduate to a more capable wearable, but this is a great way to see if Fitbit’s… »8/12/15 6:15pm8/12/15 6:15pm