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Jawbone shows how people were affected by San Francisco earthquake

Over the weekend San Francisco was hit by a major earthquake. The South Napa quake was apparently the strongest to hit Northern California in 25 years – and what’s amazing is that thanks to wearable technology, we’re able to see exactly how people felt it. In a blog post on the Jawbone site, the company posted a chart showing how …

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James O'MalleyJawbone shows how people were affected by San Francisco earthquake
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Facebook for Android adds Wearable support

Android Wear just became even more useful. The new smartwatch platform has just won the support of Facebook – which will be pushing notifications to watches from version 9 of the app (so expect that to land in your app updates soon). According to Facebook’s Ian Lake (posting on, umm, Google Plus, presumably out of pity) users will be able …

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James O'MalleyFacebook for Android adds Wearable support
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Why Wearables haven’t taken off yet – and why this will all change by the end of the year

2014 was supposed to be the year of wearables – so why aren’t we all walking around with smart devices bolted to our arms? That’s the question posted by Allan Blair in the Guardian Today. In the piece Blair makes a number of interesting observations on why this might, ranging from fashion considerations, to cost, to phones already doing everything …

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James O'MalleyWhy Wearables haven’t taken off yet – and why this will all change by the end of the year