Brian Heater

Brian Heater

Brian Heater has worked at number of tech pubs, including Engadget, PCMag and Laptop. His writing has appeared in Spin, Wired, Entertainment Weekly, The Onion, Boing Boing, Publishers Weekly, The Daily Beast and various other publications. He hosts the weekly Boing Boing interview podcast RiYL and shares his Queens apartment with two rabbits.

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Tech wrecked our bodies, but next it will make us healthier than ever

TVs, computers and smartphones have made us more sedentary than any other generation, but the next batch of technology promises to boot us from our connected cocoons and get moving again.
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Tinder will look quaint beside the future of digital dating

Online dating went from a novelty to the de facto was of meeting a mate in only 10 years, and as it goes mobile, it will continue to reshape the relationship landscape.
Wearables

Where’s our wearable revolution? The state of tech’s biggest unfulfilled promise

In the last installment of Wear Next, we step back to look at how far wearables have come, promises left unfulfilled, and what’s ahead for this promising technology.
Wearables

What becomes of the Misfits and FitBits of the world after the Apple Watch? Apps.

Are hardware manufacturers already planning for a life after fitness trackers? Yes, and it looks like an app.
Features

The next great wearable doesn’t need to do more, it needs to transform

Future wearables need to adapt beyond the wrist, which means a more modular approach that lets you tailor your wearable to your situation.
Wearables

Convinced you need a smartwatch? Neither am I, and I’m really trying here

Not convinced you need a smartwatch? Neither am have I, and I been wearing one for months. How will companies convince the world we all do?