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The Vatican has launched the wearable you may have been praying for – Meet the eRosary

Stop us if you've heard this one: The Vatican -- you know, those folks behind a little thing called the Catholic Church? -- has launched its very own wearable. Called the Click To Pray eRosary, it does exactly what you think it would, based on the name. Basically, it's a technological version of the old faithful rosary. 

The Fitbit Versa 2 launches in South Africa: Here are 6 cool things you can do with it

Fitbit recently introduced its next-gen smartwatch -- the Versa 2. It has a brilliant AMOLED display, an always-on option and even more apps. 

Huawei’s Watch GT 2 priced at R5000 for South Africa, launches this month

Huawei's about more than just phones, as this next lot of news may remind you. The company also makes some mighty slick wearables and there's a new one headed to market. The Huawei Watch GT 2, announced last month, has just gone up for pre-order in South Africa. The asking price? A cool R5k.

Instant Upgrades on the Garmin Forerunner 945

Is the Garmin Forerunner 945 one of the best fitness trackers out there? Hell yeah. Can it be better? Of course. Especially when you add these instant upgrades to your workout kit. 

Even if you hate them, the promo video for the Apple Watch Series 5 will make you want one

Apple's Watch Series 5, revealed at last night's ("yesterday morning's", if you're Stateside) annual event, wants to wow you with its capabilities. Apple itself wants to wow you even more. As part of the presentation, a video breaking down what the new wristwear is capable of was shown.

Apple Watch Series 5 will be always-on, without knocking current battery life

Apple's event last night wasn't just iPads, iPhones, and services. Also detailed at the American launch was Apple's new Watch Series 5, the newest wearable in the company's lineup. The big new deal? Changes to the Watch's display. 

In the future we’ll all be better runners, thanks to wearable exoskeletons like these exo-pants

Running, though, could get a boost in future thanks to wearable tech like these exo-pants. The wearable exoskeleton, the creation of Harvard University and University of Nebraska researchers, aims to assist folks looking to get their movement on. 

Fitbit’s next Versa smartwatch has leaked and it’s bringing AMOLED with it

Fitbit's Versa smartwatch/fitness tracker impressed us right out of the gate, though we were less taken with the sequel. The next entry in the franchise promises to do better, though, as Fitbit's next Versa has leaked online. The highlight? A new AMOLED display, some design changes, and support for Amazon's Alexa. Looks like we might have to get that Echo tech after all.

A new holographic headset, image sensor are evolving computers in this cloud computing era

The HoloLens is a powerful example of this, as multiple demonstrations of its capabilities showed. The original model was launched four years ago and was used by NASA for its Mars Rover mission. Because of the eight-minute delay in communications from earth to the red planet, controllers needed to map, plan and execute the path the rover would take, former NASA Administrator Charles Bolden told me...[Read More]

Buy these almost R400k shoes and get an Opel Corsa GSI for free

Buy these limited edition Bathu shoes for R365,900 a pair and you'll get an Opel Corsa GSi for free.

Fitness trackers and personalised training programmes – the way to get healthier at work

The lifestyle programme group also received behavioural support, such as individualised exercise training schedules, an activity tracker for monitoring progress and revising goals, regular chats with a sports scientist via an app, and monthly face-to-face meetings with the research team.

Let’s celebrate our dads more: Give the gift of wellness this Father’s Day

Fitbit surveyed a selection of its users internationally to find out how fitness could fit into parents’ busy schedules, and how they could take better advantage of their time with their children to improve their fitness at the same time.

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