The Stir Kinetic is like no desk you’ve ever seen before. It’s a $3,980 work surface that moves, senses your presence, learns your habits, comes equipped with a touchscreen controller, and even breathes, sort of.
This “Fitbit for personal finance” calculates your total income, recurring bills, and recommended savings for each month, and gives you a breakdown of what you can spend that day, week, and month.
Shadow launched its modern-day dream catcher today — a mobile app that enables people to record, remember, and interpret their dreams.
Editor’s Pick In the still-nascent digital health space, Apple could serve as a regulator of sorts — a platform, perhaps or a hub — just as it has done with smartphone apps, music, podcasts, and even online courses.
Fitness is good, but wellness is better. And to become one with the universe, you must first become one with your T-shirt.
For entrepreneurs who want to engage users within hospital systems or the 50+ market (valued at $20 billion), it’s imperative that they truly get to know their customers.
What do the most innovative doctors and nurses really think about the new wave of medical technology?
Aetna plans to launch an app to help motivate you to exercise, track your fitness and nutrition, and keep an eye on your medical data.
MapMyFitness made the most significant web update and redesign in three years to become a “more beautiful, cleaner, easier to live in” house for all your workout activity.
Memoto is a “life logging” camera that captures photos every 30 seconds.
Basis Sceince wants to use its lead to race ahead of the rumored Apple iWatch.
The product was designed by Yves Béhar, the creator of cool tech gear like the Jambox wireless speaker and the upcoming Ouya game console. It’s also being promoted and backed by pro golfers Graeme McDowell and Lee Westwood.
MapMyFitness rolls out product updates and enhanced features for its MVP users.
Tablets, the quantified self movement, big data, new user interface paradigms, and the return of manufacturing jobs to the U.S. will help shape the coming year.
Editor’s Pick A report from Rock Health reveals that investors are funneling more dollars into digital health companies as consumers, policy, and the health care industry evolve.
The speculation is that Apple is designing a new iWatch that connects to iPhones, relays messages, and displays status alerts. But would the company that reinvented the computer, the phone, and the way we consume media be aiming so low?
Fitness gadgets are getting better at tracking your activity and sleep. Here’s the rundown on a bunch of options.
The former CEO and President of Vibram FiveFingers starts his own minimalist footwear brand, backed by $5 million in venture capital.
Editor's Pick It may be time to sack your therapist. The researchers conducting the world’s first clinical study on the use of smartphone apps to treat depression have given VentureBeat a preview of the results. 73.5 percent of depressed participants who used an application called Viary, were no longer considered to be depressed by the end of the study.
Stephen Wolfram, the genius behind the seminal math software Mathematica, the ambitious book A New Kind of Science, and the quirky search engine Wolfram Alpha, has been collecting data on his life for a long time.
Glooko has raised $3.5 million in a new round of funding that will enable it to release new versions of its solution to help people with diabetes monitor their glucose intake more easily.
Editor's Pick The Quantified Self is one of the big trends of 2012, as we noted in our recent summary of the Consumer Electronics Show.
Sometimes you wake up and you feel drained. It’s like you never slept at all. Right now, in Las Vegas at the Consumer Electronics Show, I know the feeling.
Will Wright’s games from SimCity to The Sims have sold more than 100 million units. That’s why people are paying attention to his new startup and game idea, HiveMind. The Berkeley, Calif.-based company is focused on “personal gaming,” or a kind of title that can customize itself for the individual player, taking into account aspects of a player’s real-life situation as elements of the game.
Editor's Pick Will Wright has created some of the biggest video games of all time, from SimCity to The Sims — games that have sold well above 100 million units and generated billions in revenues. Now he’s moving on to his next idea, called HiveMind.
Ever wanted a dashboard for your life? GravityEight wants to become the “Mint.com of your entire life” by tracking everything from your health to your community contribution and displaying the results in a wellbeing wheel.