Microsoft Band Review: Tracks Your Every Move, Then Breaks Your Heart

When I first strapped on the Microsoft Band a week ago, I felt like I'd been given new power over myself. The company's first wrist-borne activity tracker packs 10 sensors into a discreet package, and to my hopeful eyes the wristable's powerful specs added up to potential. I thought, this gadget might really get to… »11/07/14 3:08pm

Prototype Remote-Activated Wrist Stun-Device Shocks You For Airplane Security

This story from the Washington Times seems more ridiculous than ridiculously awesome, but the base of it is that some official in the Department of Homeland Security has "expressed great interest" in a wrist bracelet that can be remotely activated to stun the wearer. It works by taking the place of a boarding pass,… »7/07/08 2:20pm