Linkme is this year’s hot wearable gadget, if you are wearing this LED bracelet then you can view your dear one’s messages right on your wrist. This bracelet gets connected to your smartphone via Bluetooth and when someone sends you a message through this LinkMe app, all the words will pop up on your bracelet. You can also set it to receive social media updates too. The LinkMe project is led by Matt Sandy, Colin Glaum and Tim Goldburt.


The best part about this gadget is that it works in situation when you don’t have access to your phone. Quite often you just hate to pick your smartphone from your jeans when you are riding a bike. You can even use it when you are working or attending a class.

You can charge this bracelet through the USB and it will last for two weeks. It will work  well on Apple and Android phones . The price for this interesting gadget is  $150. If you pledge now on Kickstarter then you will get it for just $99.  You can also customize notifications, you can select  a set of characters so that LinkMe will display to for pointing out a particular person or situation.  Each prototype of this gadget come with 125 LEDs in its display.

You can share close messages with your partner and it will definitely bring a smile at his or face. It is a perfect gift for your loved ones. LinkMe has raised just over $23,000 of its $100,000 goal on Kickstarter, with 28 days left in the campaign. If $140,000 is reached, the startup declared that it will even add vibration capability. In LinkMe, you will have to wait till the message or alert finish scrolling around your bracelet.

Some of the additional applications in LinkMe. apart from messaging are given below:


  • News (scores and stocks)
  • Social media
  • Concerts
  • Sports stadiums
  • Charitable causes
  • Fraternities/sororities
  • Safety/security

Tekkek  says” Whether you use the wristband for social media updates, personalized messages, security alerts, or telling the time, LinkMe is sure to be a nice addition to your wardrobe when your phone is out of reach”. It’s been said that LinkMe will face a stiff competition when Google releases it’s smartwatch.

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Yogitha, loves to write, on just about anything. Realising her passion not too late in life, she managed to complete her Masters in Communication from Women's Christian College, Chennai. Currently, she works as a Technical Writer with Cognizant. A complete 'sitcom buff'', her current must see list has 'The Big Bang Theory' right on top!

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