smart rings

Motiv’s Ring With Built-in 2FA Would Be Nicer If It Worked Consistently

Smart rings are a tricky thing to get right. Tech companies have a hard enough time miniaturising all the necessary sensors into a watch, let alone a ring. That’s why the Motiv Ring was compelling when it launched in 2017—it stuffed three days of battery life, heart rate monitoring, and…

Up Close With Ring: Maybe Smart, Definitely Gigantic 

In the wide world of crowd-funding unicorns, smart rings have been hustling for the top of the heap. Among them is Ring, a gesture device that promised to let you someday control your own home with a series of arcane finger wags. I just saw it in action and seems…