After a wonderful experience at the Quantified Self Conference in Amsterdam earlier this year, my expectations for the Global version on the big stage in San Francisco were quite high. The program looked very promising and with the arrival at the beautiful Golden Gate Club in the Presidio of San Francisco, I couldn’t wait for it to start. N=1: A “movement” of … [Read more...] about Wellness as a currency – Learnings from the 2013 Quantified Self Conference in San Francisco
Philips goLITE BLU - based on the concept of light therapy - is a cool gadget. The small LED lamp shines blue light similar to a clear and sunny sky. In doing so, it increases your energy levels and helps alleviate symptoms of the winter blues. The goLite is a light therapy product, which can be placed at an angle in front of you, in order to stimulate your body. … [Read more...] about Philips goLITE – Make Yourself a Brighter Day
Fitbit Ultra, the latest update of the original Fitbit, is a step counter, which allows monitoring your overall daily activity. The current version also comes with a new stairclimb detection and has additional features such as a clock and a stopwatch. The small wearable sensor can be clipped onto your clothing or placed in your handbag. It comes with a computer connected base … [Read more...] about Fitbit Ultra – A Step Towards a Healthier Lifestyle
After the latest software update for the 6th generation of Apple's iPod nano, the Nike+ features have now been extended to monitor the steps you take throughout your day. With the new Nike+ Active your step-count contributes to an engaging online game experience. How well does Team Apple/Nike work? The iPod nano and its latest software update I probably don't need … [Read more...] about iPod nano and the New Nike+ Active – A Perfect Match?
Withings Blood Pressure Monitor is designed to operate with your iPod, iPhone or iPad, making the product's concept totally different to blood pressure monitors as we know them. It's a new approach to measuring blood pressure and using the data for health benefits. Withings Blood Pressure Monitor makes the hearts of design and tech lovers beat faster Getting my blood pressure … [Read more...] about Withings Blood Pressure Monitor – A Review from the Heart