'Ringly' Smart Ring Relays iPhone Notifications Over Bluetooth

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Ringly, a new iPhone-connected smart ring designed for women, uses Bluetooth LE to connect to a phone, lighting up and buzzing to alert users of calls, messages, emails, and other app notifications.

Billed as the first connected ring, Ringly aims to allow users to continue to receive notifications even while a phone is put away in a bag or otherwise unavailable. The ring, which lasts for up to three days on a single charge, connects to an accompanying iPhone app to deliver notifications.

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Ringly creates jewelry and accessories that connect to your phone and notify you about the things that matter most. Put your phone away and enjoy the moment.

Ringly is designed to light up or vibrate when a notification is received, and it is entirely customizable by the end user. It features four vibration patterns and five colors that can be assigned to different notifications. Incoming Twitter notifications might buzz in a certain way, for example, while a phone call might light up. The ring is also able to sync with reminders, letting users know when a meeting or appointment is coming up.


Ringly is available in three sizes (6,7, and 8) with four different designs that feature precious and semi-precious stones in 18K matte gold settings. Three of the rings can be pre-ordered for $145, while a fourth ring sells for $180. The rings will retail for considerably more, starting at $195. The first 1,000 rings sold are also advertised as having a real diamond in the side.

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83 months ago
Lol women don't care about stuff like this. This thing is dead in the water
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83 months ago
Jesus, this thing is fugly.
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83 months ago
145$ for a Bluetooth buzzer with lights? Right...
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83 months ago
Ring



What a new and different idea...

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1761670738/ring-shortcut-everything
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83 months ago
A mood ring for her iPhone!

Are you kidding?! This is a great idea. This would solve the problem of the wife never answering calls or texts ("it was in my bag"). It would also solve the "you never buy me jewelry" problem if, alas, it didn't look like it came out of a box of crackerjacks.
(I'm probably showing my age by mentioning mood rings and rings in crackerjacks)
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83 months ago
Yikes, does it come in 'not Grandma'?
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