The Future of Wearable Electronics [Review and Case Studies]

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I think you'll agree with me when I say:

The wearable tech market is alive and thriving. As a matter of fact, fitness trackers and smart watches are hotter than ever according to figures released by the International Data Corporation.

Statistics released from the IDC state that last year came to a close with 102.4 million devices shipped. "The worldwide wearables market reached an all-time high as shipments reached 33.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, growing 16.9% year over year."

Prototyping Methodology: Steps on How to Use It Correctly

Prototyping has been widely used for decades. 

"A prototype is an early sample, model, or release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned from."

If you have an idea you need to evaluate, you may have asked yourself:

Is prototyping the way to go and why use it?

the easy answer is, to gather feedback.

In this article, you'll learn why you need to design a working prototype, different models you can use, the latest trends in prototyping and steps to easily get you started to reach your desired goal/solution.

Backlit Keyboards - A Complete Review (2017)

A backlit keyboard is simply a keyboard where the keys are illuminated for better visibility in low light environments or for your personal artistic taste.

They are popular with gamers because of their suitability in darker surroundings and for computer users for both their practicality and aesthetic reasons.

With the amount of time you spend on your keyboards as editors or programmers and yes those lucky enough to have all that time gaming, you probably want to see the keys.

We analyzed backlit keyboards to better understand their functionality and style. We took a look at the hardware side of things when it comes to your computer and tried to discover if a backlit keyboard is for you.