What would The Road to Macworld be without a conversation with Jeff Gamet? Boring, that’s what. Jeff has two sessions at the show this year, Wearable Tech: What’s Hot, What’s Not and Fitness Tech: Getting Healthy with Your Mac and iPhoneâ€¦sessions that are distinct, but also overlap. Jeff discusses why â€œwearable techâ€ has a broader definition that you might think, how wearable fitness tech started to define the space, and why it has gone much further. Why convenience is and is going to be a critical factor in selecting fitness tech, a debate over Google Glass as the beginning and not the end, and the time and trouble all this stuff takes are part of the discussion, as is Jeff’s podcasting appearances at the show.
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Jeff Gamet is the Managing Editor for The Mac Observer, and the author of Fresh Brewed Tales, a chronicle of Jeff’s strange adventures at coffee shops. You can find his regular updates on Twitter.
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