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 11/07/14 3:08pm

A Cast That Makes You A Little Bit Iron Man Is Awesome

If you're wearing a cast, something bad probably happened. You may feel crappy about it or frustrated or some other dark feeling, but you tell yourself it isn't unbelievably itchy and just try to ignore it. Or. You draw an Iron Man arm on it and then you are a bamf anytime you do anything. Caligineus posted a friend's… » 8/18/13 7:47pm 8/18/13 7:47pm

Wrist Watchscale, For When You Really Need to Weigh Small Stuff

The spoon-scales » 8/21/08 11:00am 8/21/08 11:00am from a while back we called "perfect for dieters and dealers" because of the spoon part, but with this wristwatch scale... Well, it's just convenient for when you really, need to weigh small quantities of stuff right then and there. Makers Jennings call it "The first Pocket WatchScale ever" and it…

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 7/07/08 2:20pm

Kinesis Freestyle is First Ergonomic Snap-In-Two Keyboard for Macs

Sure, ergonomic designs are sometimes more whacky rather than useful, but I reckon the Kinesis Freestyle Solo falls into the latter category. Apparently it's the first Mac keyboard that allows you to fully separate it into halves. Why'd you want to do that? To adjust the keys into a wrist-friendly, RSI-reducing… » 6/04/08 8:45am 6/04/08 8:45am

Thanko Charger Bracelet Has More Wrist Power Than The Hulk

Of all the crazy thing's Thanko's come up with, this USB charger bracelet's probably the least crazy. Instead of having a separate charger that you have to keep close to a PSP, DS Lite or a cellphone by putting both onto a table, this wrist charger lets you wear the power on your person and play/talk like you normally… » 10/19/07 5:10pm 10/19/07 5:10pm

Fit Fingers GripGlider Relieves Carpal Tunnel, Strengthens Wrists

We're on the computer nearly 18 hours a day, so it's a miracle that we haven't developed carpal tunnel or RSI yet. If we did, we'll have one of these GripGlider Wristiciser wrist exercisers to relieve the pain. Just a few minutes a day doing "dozens of exercises" can take away your pain and get you back online and… » 7/27/07 4:30pm 7/27/07 4:30pm