When you're out partying, sometimes you need someone to remind you to go easy on the alcohol―especially if you're driving home. The BACtrack Skyn is a handy wristband which monitors a person's alcohol levels in real-time through a phone app. This feature will also teach anyone to be responsible drinkers whenever they'e at a party. (Available later this year. For more information, visit www.bactrack.com)
If you're not into fitness wristbands, you can opt for the Nike+ Stand Alone Sensor (P645) which you can put inside your shoe. This little sensor will take note of your steps and your exercise progress while staying snug in your sole. (Available at www.nike.com)
Don't you hate it when you're on the road and you can't reach your phone when it rings? Fortunately, Google and Levi's have developed Project Jacquard―a denim jacket made with conductive yarn and sensor which will react to touch. This means, you can basically control your phone with one touch of the fabric. Handy, right? (Available in 2017. For more information, visit www.atap.google.com and www.levi.com)
No more forgetting your USB charger at home with this fashionable Rebecca Minkoff USB bracelet (P1,845). Its design allows you to wear it as a mere accessory or if you need an extra cable for your smart phone. (Available at www.rebeccaminkoff.com)
For those who hate digging through their bags to look for their phones, the bendable Moxi phone (P35,278) is just the thing for you. This phone, which is only available in China as of writing, is similar to a snap bracelet. Also, think of it as like an Apple Watch, but with a bigger screen.
This ring may just become the credit card of the future. Ringly (P6,686 to P8,992) comes in different designs and stones, and it can be used for contactless payments under MasterCard. (Available at www.ringly.com)
Keep track of your stress levels with the Bellabeat Leaf (P5,488). This versatile leaf can be worn as a brooch and as a necklace, and it can monitor your stress levels, steps, and even your menstrual cycle. (Available at www.bellabeat.com)
In the past couple of years have seen the rise of wearable technology. But who can blame the people who buy them, though? They make life a bit easier and gadgets like the FitBit motivate us to do our best in certain activities.
However, it seems that wearable gadgets are advancing to more uses. With that, we found seven wearable gadgets that we can use for specific situations, from forgetting our charger cables at home to checking our stress levels.
Check out our picks by clicking through the slideshow above!
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