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Doppel Is A Wearable That Puts A Pulse On Your Pulse

The wacky world of wearables has a new would-be entrant: meet doppel, a wrist-worn device that’s not a smartwatch, not a fitness tracker, and not (just) a heart-rate monitor. Caveat: It’s also not yet a product; the London-based team building doppel have just kicked off a crowdfunding campaign to try to get their working prototype ...

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PureWrist Puts Contactless Payments Inside A Bracelet

Launched on Indiegogo last week, PureWrist is a fashionable silicone bracelet that contains an embedded NFC payment chip that lets you go through life without Apple Pay. The chip inside the bracelet is powered by the same technology found in Apple Pay and NFC-enabled credit cards. This allows PureWrist to be used to as ...

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Star Wars Is Coming To VR

Do you like Star Wars? Do you like virtual reality? The Venn diagram of those two fan bases presumably has quite the overlap — and yet, there hasn’t been much official Star Wars VR stuff to date. That’s about to change. Lucasfilm, FX powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic, and Skywalker ...

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