The 300-and-up Apple Watch appears to be the first fitness device to offer extensive wheelchair capabilities. GPS wristwatches can measure distance and speed fairly accurately, but calorie measurements assume moving the entire body, said Dawna Callahan, a four-time wheelchair finisher in the Boston Marathon and director of programs at Challenged Athletes. In addition, GPS devices aren't good for all-day tracking because of battery constraints.
Online publication Tom's Guide has just named the biggest game changers in the tech industry this year. Among the devices that were recognized for being ingenious, Apple's iPhone X was hailed as the most innovative tech of 2017. On Wednesday, Tom's Guide revealed the winners of its 2017 Innovation Awards. The publication awarded certain devices for specific categories. For Design, the outlet recognized Samsung's innovation in the striking appearance of the Galaxy S8.