It’s hard to believe that 2015 is drawing to a close. A year that started with dread and anticipation of the Apple Watch, peaked with the Fitbit IPO, is ending with connected clothing on the cusp of the mainstream.
But more about next year later. The stories that you, the readers, clicked on the most illustrated the wide range of concerns you have, and your deep interest in the business and technology of wearables. Here are the most highly trafficked stories of 2015 on Wearable Tech Insider:
- We wrote in 2014 about the stealth but well-funded health startup Project Florida, which later named itself Sum. It remained an object of curiosity through the year, right up until the story we broke that it had all fallen apart.
- You wanted to know about Eargo hearing aids — particularly which states you could buy them in.
- The tech specs of Bluetooth 4.2 were hot.
- Journalists and pundits raged about whether the Apple Watch was being a success. We wrote about how it was just too early to tell, and you wanted to know.
- There’s a patent lawsuit going on involving the idea of smart clothing. Real or troll? We don’t know. But you wanted to know about it.
- Is the Healbe Gobe the real deal or a fraud or somewhere in between?
- Which is the most accurate fitness tracker?
- Sex always sells: an orgasm tracker for women. (Hey — we just write ’em. You’re the ones who clicked.)
- Intel’s wearable chief Mike Bell left, as the New Devices Group avoided layoffs.
- And Finnish smart fabric company Clothing+ was acquired by Jabil.