Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Business & Finance
  3. Marketing & PR

5 killer wearable tech apps you need to know about

See also

The past several months have seen wearable technology build increased market awareness. Google Glass, Pebble's Smart Watch, and Nike's FuelBand are just a few of the devices whose popularity has quickly increased over the past months.

However, while these are exciting times for the technology, the majority of consumers have yet to see the value in these gadgets. It won't be until killer apps are developed that people will find the use and drive widespread adoption. Here's a list

LynxFit trainer
LynxFit trainer LynxFit

LynxFit trainer

Turn Google Glass into your own personal trainer with LynxFit. This fitness app offers tons of workouts to follow and uses video, audio and animation to make sure you are motivated and are using proper form. It's your perfect gym companion!

MiniGames
MiniGames Google

MiniGames

Get your game on with Google Glass with a bundle of five mini games from Google for the device. The bundle includes five games including Clay Shooter, Tennis, Balance, Memory and Shape Splitter.

SmartWeather for Smartwatch
SmartWeather for Smartwatch Sony SmartWach

SmartWeather for Smartwatch

SmartWeather is a local city weather app that displays the current weather and the 5-day forecast directly on your Sony Smartwatch. The app lets you select your city and frequency of weather updates.

ARGUS MINI FITNESS TRACKER
ARGUS MINI FITNESS TRACKER Argus

ARGUS MINI FITNESS TRACKER

Argus Mini Fitness Tracker may be a small app on your wrist but it packs a punch in keeping track of your overall health. The app actively counts your steps each day. It can also take your heart rate using the Gear’s camera.

Word Lens
Word Lens Word Lens

Word Lens

Word Lens turns your Google Glass into a real-time translation tool which is perfect for travelling. Ask Glass to translate and simply look at the words you want to understand and Word Lens will translate them right before your very eyes.

Advertisement

News

  • Baseball Hall of Fame
    The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown welcomes six new inductees
    Video
    Video
  • 2012 do-over
    If we were to re-do the 2012 election, a new poll suggests Romney would win
    Politics
  • Boko Haram
    Boko Haram kidnaps the wife of the vice prime minister of Cameroon
    World News
  • Ceasefire breaks
    Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu claims Hamas broke another brief ceasefire
    Gaza
  • Close call with CME
    Scientists tell how Earth survived a giant solar flare back in 2012
    Space
  • Comic-Con
    What's going on at Comic-Con? Get all the latest updates here
    Comic-Con