Brits planning to embrace wearable tech

Brits planning to embrace wearable tech
Fitness bands are making an impact already

A whopping 16 million Brits are planning to buy wearable tech when it hits the mainstream, with 8 million people in the UK already using it, according to the latest research.

A piece of research by the University of London and Rackspace discovered that many of us are ready to embrace wearable tech as we move into an era of Google Glass, smartwatches and the flourishing world of fitness wristbands.

Interestingly, of the 8 million people estimated to already have some form of wearable tech believe that the tech has made their lives better - although they obviously paid for it so are probably likely to say that even if it doesn't.

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Patrick Goss

Patrick Goss is the ex-Editor in Chief of TechRadar. Patrick was a passionate and experienced journalist, and he has been lucky enough to work on some of the finest online properties on the planet, building audiences everywhere and establishing himself at the forefront of digital content.  After a long stint as the boss at TechRadar, Patrick has now moved on to a role with Apple, where he is the Managing Editor for the App Store in the UK.