The Chinese are testing exoskeletons as well for their soldiers

The US Army isn’t the only military in the world testing exoskeleton technology for its soldiers. The Chinese are as well as you can see from this video. The world’s advanced armies will have more advantages soon over less advanced countries.

  

US Army tests exoskeleton for soldiers

Check out this badass exoskeleton from HULC that the US Army is testing for soldiers. It’s basically a wearable robot, with one of the main advantages being that soldiers can carry more weight.

  

Fitbit sales leadership isn’t reflected in stock performance

In the video above, Fitbit CEO James Park addresses an interesting dilemma for Fitbit, as the company’s stock price has under-performed since its IPO. The company is a leader in its space as the top fitness tracker on the market, and the Apple Watch hasn’t dented its momentum. It’s also in the exploding wearables category, which offers huge potential growth. But skeptics haven’t rewarded the company with increases in the stock price. Park explains that there is some concern that the company is just a one-product company.

  

Surveillance through your toaster?

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Here’s an interesting thought – as more gadgets are connected through the internet, using sensors to make out lives easier, it also opens up ways for hackers or the government to spy and conduct surveillance.

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Do you need an Apple Watch?

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Apple has finally announced its new watch along with larger iPhones. They look pretty cool and have all sorts of interesting, if not novel, features. Other players have had similar watches on the market for a while now, so in some ways there’s little new here.

Still, the cache will be significant, and there are plenty of style choices as well. But the real question goes to whether you’ll need to even want one.

For me the answer at this moment is no. I’m already too addicted to the stream of information available through my phone. Have all of this on my wrist will just provide too many distractions.

What I’m most interested is easy recording, particularly sound but also video, that I can summon and then stop at any time. I haven’t heard that yet as a feature.