Germany's Federal Network Agency has banned smartwatches for kids from being sold in the country, and has urged parents who have already purchased the devices to destroy them. Here's the reason behind the decision.
Wearable Tech November 18, 2017
Apple shipped the most smartwatches in Q3 2017 according to latest estimates from market analysis firm Canalys. Even so, it was a bad quarter for smartwatches in general.
Wearable Tech November 15, 2017
Ford workers are testing out exoskeletal technology from Ekso Bionics. The EksoVest is a lightweight, non-bulky technology that lifts and supports workers' arms during overhead tasks.
Wearable Tech November 11, 2017
After successive delays, the Misfit Vapor will finally launch on Oct. 31. Preorders are now open for the Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch, which is a standalone device that can function without being paired with a smartphone.
Wearable Tech October 25, 2017
If you can stay active enough for two years, then you’re eligible to get the Apple Watch Series 3 for just $25. Life insurer John Hancock is now offering the steeply discounted smartwatch insurance to holders who exercise regularly.
Wearable Tech October 24, 2017
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled the Oculus Go, a $200 standalone virtual reality headset that looks to attract more people to the technology. Oculus also provided more details on Santa Cruz, its next-generation headset that is in the prototype stage.
Wearable Tech October 12, 2017
Samsung’s new HMD Odyssey headset offers the best visuals on a virtual reality device at $499. It’s part of Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality lineup, which will soon offer support for SteamVR titles.
Wearable Tech October 4, 2017
Verizon has quietly discontinued its Wear24 smartwatch, a $300 wearable device that never really took off. Sales of the Verizon Wear24 languished amid a struggling market that has failed to gain mass-market traction.
Wearable Tech September 26, 2017
After being revealed via rumors and leaks, Bose has made its new QuietComfort 35 II headphones official, now simply called QC35 II. Powered by Google Assistant, the QC35 II can make calls, read the news, control music playback, and more.
Wearable Tech September 22, 2017
The Apple Watch Series 2 is now officially dead. With the new Apple Watch Series 3 having LTE, Apple simply couldn’t see the relevance of its second-generation smartwatch.
Wearable Tech September 15, 2017
Samsung's new fitness wearables have been officially revealed, and this time, they're targeting swimmers too with the Gear Fit 2 Pro and Gear Sport. There's also an updated Gear IconX (2018) wireless earbuds in the mix.
Wearable Tech August 31, 2017
After many rumors, Fitbit has finally unveiled a new smartwatch called Ionic that follows the Blaze. It’s got everything one could ask for in a smartwatch and more.
Wearable Tech August 29, 2017
The new Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro has been confirmed by none other than the company itself, and based on the current leaks, the wearable will have a $199.99 price tag and swim-tracking features.
Wearable Tech August 24, 2017
HTC just countered Facebook’s Oculus Rift price cut with its own Vive discount. The HTC Vive now only costs $599, and it comes bundled with three VR titles and a Viveport trial.
Wearable Tech August 22, 2017
The Apple Watch Series 3 has now been given an alleged release date. The LTE-powered smartwatch will reportedly ship in Q4 this year to be launched alongside the much-awaited iPhone 8.
Wearable Tech August 18, 2017
An FCC listing revealed that the next Samsung wearable device will be named the Samsung Gear Sport. While there are a few known details about it, the Samsung Gear Sport remains shrouded in mystery.
Wearable Tech August 14, 2017
Google has now officially rolled out Daydream support for all Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus owners. However, Google says it might take some time before Daydream reaches all users, so hang tight.
Wearable Tech August 3, 2017
HTC and Qualcomm have officially announced the Vive Standalone VR headset, coming exclusively to China soon. Powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor, the headset features inside-out positional tracking and doesn’t need a PC to run.
Wearable Tech July 27, 2017
A Wisconsin tech company will implant its workers' hands with microchips the size of a grain of rice. How does the microchip work and what are its potential uses?
Wearable Tech July 26, 2017
Microsoft plans to make the next HoloLens a heck of a lot smarter. The second-gen mixed reality device will feature a standalone AI-powered chip onboard, which will focus on machine learning and neural networks.
Wearable Tech July 25, 2017
Atari has formally unveiled the Speakerhat, which is something one certainly doesn’t see every day. Atari has made no mention of pricing and availability yet, although it’s currently looking for beta testers.
Wearable Tech July 21, 2017
After a lackluster initial launch, Google Glass is back. This time, the company is setting its sight on business enterprises with the Google Glass Enterprise edition.
Wearable Tech July 18, 2017
Louis Vuitton has finally joined the smartwatch bandwagon with its luxurious Tambour Horizon smartwatch, with an AMOLED screen and Android Wear to boot. Just wait till you see the price.
Wearable Tech July 12, 2017
Oculus content VP Jason Rubin has now spoken about the company’s approach to exclusives. He has highlighted the importance of such titles, noting that creating such an ecosystem can drive VR adoption.
Wearable Tech July 10, 2017
VR still hasn't caught on, but Google's VR 180 may change that. With affordable, easy to use cameras, Google wants to make VR video production easier than ever.
Wearable Tech June 23, 2017
People from Microsoft, Nokia, and other companies have banded together to form Varjo, a VR startup that wants to create the highest-resolution VR headset there is. Surprisingly, its technology is based on how human vision works.
Wearable Tech June 19, 2017
Sony reported that sales for its PlayStation VR crossed the 1 million units mark, surpassing HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Sony's CEO Shawn Layden asserted that the company needs to improve the sales further.
Wearable Tech June 6, 2017
Essential Smart Glasses could materialize soon, according to an old patent that has been dug up. Equipped with cameras and chips for AR, it could succeed where the Google Glass failed.
Wearable Tech June 2, 2017
Chromecast support has finally arrived to the Samsung Gear VR, and because of that, you can now stream your VR experiences to an external screen and share the fun with your friends and family.
Wearable Tech June 1, 2017
HTC is changing the mobile VR headset scene with its new device Link. Not quite a Vive and not quite like the usual smartphone-powered headsets, as it's somewhere in between.
Wearable Tech May 26, 2017
For those who want matching Apple Watch sports bands with their sneakers, Nike has got that covered. The company just unveiled its Day to Night lineup of sports bands, all retailing for $49 each.
Wearable Tech May 23, 2017
At Google I/O the company announced its latest innovation in virtual reality. The company's standalone Daydream headsets will free users from their smartphones.
Wearable Tech May 18, 2017
Bragi just updated its wireless headphone lineup with the Dash Pro, which sports two variants: a standard model and a custom-fit model. These earbuds, however, are also powerful little computers with biometric sensors and 4D navigation.
Wearable Tech May 17, 2017
Microsoft just unveiled the Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers, which will complement its forthcoming line of VR headsets, to be released in collaboration with several partners. With the controllers and headsets, Microsoft is betting big in commercializing mixed reality.
Wearable Tech May 12, 2017
Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, has lost a total of 30 pounds thanks to the many health features on the Apple Watch. Cook heralds the device as an effective health tracking tool, and many others seem to agree.
Wearable Tech May 3, 2017
Samsung has permanently slashed the price of its Gear S3 smartwatch and has now released a compatibility chart to illustrate how the smartwatch works with various smartphones. Here's how compatible Android and iOS devices are with the Gear S3.
Wearable Tech May 2, 2017
Several apps have quietly removed support for the Apple Watch. Without any official announcements, no one knows if the disappearances are permanent or not.
Wearable Tech May 2, 2017
Leaked photos of Fitbit’s next smartwatch have surfaced online, which sports a retro feel, and looks a lot like what you’d expect from Fitbit. It appears, however, that the watch isn’t winning any design points.
Wearable Tech May 2, 2017
Rick and Morty have now entered a brand-new dimension: virtual reality. See how the VR app 'Virtual Rick-ality' stacks up to the show’s humor, weirdness, and comedy.
Wearable Tech April 21, 2017
Microsoft has now officially launched its Wunderlist replacement, called To-Do, alongside a tool to help users who want to switch to its newest to-do app. Here’s everything you need to know.
Wearable Tech April 20, 2017
The Huawei Watch 2 has finally launched in the United States, going on sale for $300 and up. The smartwatch runs Android Wear 2.0 and bundles a free 10-week Google Play Music trial, so here's what you need to know about pricing, options, and availability.
Wearable Tech April 19, 2017
Samsung launched three new watchfaces for its Gear S3 smartwatch on April 14. The new watchfaces dubbed Outdoor, Sports, and Travel cater to people who love trekking, training, or traveling.
Wearable Tech April 15, 2017
ZTE has finally unveiled Quartz, its first Android Watch. The smartwatch will launch exclusively on T-Mobile on April 14.
Wearable Tech April 11, 2017