Safiya Nygaard has tried other unusual ways of outfitting herself. Now she’s using Bluetooth leggings and an app to find jeans that’ll fit her.
If you’re like most people, your smartphone is probably within reach pretty much all of the time. But new research from the University of Texas at Austin suggests you might want to rethink that habit.
Millennials are recognized by their predecessors as the generation attached to their screens. And while this may be true and often criticized, a new study shows that there are positive outcomes from this behavior, including a spike in self-care behaviors.
A new texting service aims to improve body image. Eating disorders are as prevalent and complex as ever, but could prevention and treatment be as easy as sending a text? One renowned eating disorder expert thinks so.
Indecisive dressers, rejoice! You may no longer have to face the dilemma of which color to wear, thanks to a dress that changes colors at the touch of a button. No joke. Australian e-retailer Showpo recently released a YouTube video showcasing its brand-new, color-changing dress.
Students at Rangsit University, in Thailand, have to retake their final exams after peers were caught participating in a sophisticated high-tech cheating ring.
I was sitting in a car a few weeks ago, snaking through New York City, squinting at a screen in front of me to read more about an eye product from StriVectin. In some ways, he told me, I was right to worry about what tech was doing to my skin.
Staring at a screen for more than two hours per day increases your risk of digital eye strain, also known as computer vision syndrome. (Photo: Corbis)
With high profile hires, Apple’s publicly been carrying out a love affair with fashion. Angela Ahrendts came to the company from Burberry to head up retail, Paul Deneve, the former CEO of Yves Saint Laurent, made the move to Silicon Valley, and Patrick Pruniaux was the vice president of global sales and retail at Tag Heuer before he left tickers for tech. The announcement of the Apple Watch in September 2014 even drew front row regulars away from their seats at New York Fashion Week; they chose the press conference in California instead. And on Monday, the love affair was officially solidified when Apple’s collaboration with Hermès hit stores.
For unregistered users who can’t raise issue with unfavorable assessments, profiles only reveal glowing feedback. The app, which is currently in beta and only available for iPhone users, was created by Julia Cordray and Nicole McCullough with plans to launch widely in November. “People do so much research when they buy a car or make those kinds of decisions,” Cordray told the Washinton Post. It’s an interesting political climate to release a tool promoting appraisal of individuals.
By Matt Weinberger Today, Apple announced a partnership with luxury fashion brand Hermès to bring a series of speciality leather wristbands to the Apple Watch. We’re hearing the Apple Watch Hermès line will start around $1,100, to give a sense of the costs at play here.
Marine Richard, 39, who says she’s had to move to a barn without electricity in a remote region of France to escape electromagnetic waves, calls the court’s decision a “breakthrough” for those who experience electromagnetic hypersensitivity.
Want to up your game when it comes to golf, basketball, baseball, running, or weight lifting? These apps are making it easier for you to actually improve your skills.
Chili’s Grill & Bar, catering to the Instagram crowd, revamped the look of its dishes to make them look better on social media.
We’re already midway through New York Fashion Week, where designers anticipate next year’s trends—so far we’ve seen a lot of pink, fur, and gauchos—but what does the next decade have in store for the fashion industry? Well, the Knicks’ forward player Carmelo Anthony may be jumping on the wearable technology trend. There have been some examples of tech-accessories proliferating over the past couple years from fitbit bracelets (Tory Burch now has her own design) to the new Apple smartwatch that should be available any day now… There have even been tech/fashion collaborations like clothing label Opening Ceremony, who partnered with Intel to create a bracelet that delivers text message notifications (kinda like 90s beepers, but made chic). Related: Opening Ceremony: That ’90s Show, Again MICA Watch by Opening Ceremony x Intel “Wearable tech has been around in sports for a long time.
Guard your dashboard against the digital scourge of useless suds software, and instead download one/several of these 12 brew-centric iPhone & Android apps, each of which actually enhances your beer drinking experience.
The combination of parents or grandparents and Facebook is easy fodder for jokes and has been known to lead to awkward online interactions. But it may just save their lives.
There are plenty of scenarios in the modern world that require seriously advanced math skills, intricate calculations, and complicated formulas—balancing the federal budget, building a skyscraper, or planning an orbital spaceflight, for example. But none of these situations compares with life’s ultimate numeric challenge: figuring out how manypizzas to order for a group. Requesting too much or too little, getting the wrong size pizza, and spending too much money are all land mines waiting to blow up… and destroy the poor soul who volunteered to call in the order. But at long last, this problem may be solved: There’s now an app for that.
Restaurant chains Chili's and Panera are turning to tablets to make life easier, but easier might not be better in this case.
A look at a new friend-tracking app that is invaluable when you're traveling with a group of people—or just trying to keep track of people at home.
At Alinea, chef Grant Achatz's molecular wonderland in Chicago, one doesn't simply make a reservation. The restaurant instead employs a custom ticketing system that treats dinner more like theater or a sporting event.