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Apple Watch Rules The Smartwatch Market: The Apple Watch 2 Should Only Bolster Leading Position: Kantar

New data from Kantar Worldpanel reveals that Apple dominates the smartwatch market, leading sales in the U.S. and the four biggest markets in Europe. With the new Apple Watch Series 2 now boasting even better specs and features, Apple should see further growth.

Wearable Tech September 23, 2016

Oculus Touch Controllers Have A Hefty Price Tag In The UK: How Much Will They Cost In The US?

The store display of Game in the UK revealed that the forthcoming Oculus Touch will cost 190 pounds, or about $247. Oculus has yet to make an official announcement regarding the VR device's release and pricing once it ships to the U.S.

Wearable Tech September 22, 2016

Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 To Go On Sale On Nov. 28: Here Are More Details On How The Self-Lacing Shoe Works

Nike will launch the HyperAdapt 1.0 in select retail locations. The price of the self-lacing shoes is not yet known, though that information should be announced soon.

Wearable Tech September 21, 2016

Apple Watch Series 1 vs. Series 2: Which watchOS 3 Wearable Is For You?

The Apple Watch Series 2 looks similar to the Series 1 variant. The improvements are mostly found in the internal hardware, notably, the processor that drives up to 50 percent better performance.

Wearable Tech September 16, 2016

MSI's VR One Is The VR-Capable PC You Can Wear On Your Back

MSI's new VR One is a stand-alone PC equipped with a powerful processor, graphics card and cooling system. It could solve the inconvenience of being strapped to a stationary desktop system to fully enjoy the VR experience.

Wearable Tech September 13, 2016

This Wearable Allows Users To Experience Lucid Dreams Just Like In ‘Inception’

The iBand+ is the wearable headband and pillow speaker set that allows the user to experience lucid dreams and take control of them just like in the movie ‘Inception.’

Wearable Tech September 12, 2016

Pokémon GO Plus vs. 'Pokémon GO' For Apple Watch: The Pros And Cons Of Both Wrist Options

Players can soon continue to play ’Pokémon GO’ from their wrist with the Pokémon GO Plus and the app launching for the Apple Watch. Here are the pros and cons of each option.

Wearable Tech September 9, 2016

Apple Watch Series 2 vs. Samsung Gear S3: Battle Of The Latest Smartwatches

The Apple Watch Series 2 has just been unwrapped, and the Samsung Gear S3 is expected to launch this year, but before the smartwatches start hitting shelves, here's a comparison to see how the two fare against each other.

Wearable Tech September 9, 2016

Fashion Brand Michael Kors Launches Android Wear Smartwatch Collection

Michael Kors finally announced that it has added two smartwatch models to the Android Wear family. The Dylan and Bradshaw are tailored to suit the wrists of strong, tech-savvy, bling-loving customers.

Wearable Tech September 6, 2016

Snapchat's AR Device Might Be In The Works Already

Snapchat's latest move is arguably the biggest indication that the company is indeed moving beyond software and working on a physical device for augmented reality.

Wearable Tech September 6, 2016

Bragi's 'The Headphone' Is No Ordinary Pair Of Wireless Earbuds When It Comes To Price And Battery Life

Bragi unwraps its new pair of wireless earbuds The Headphone, and although it's not exactly as smart as Dash, it's still one of the best out there thanks to its affordable price and battery life.

Wearable Tech September 6, 2016

Fitness-Tracking Smart Belt WELT Heads To Kickstarter

South Korean health care technology company Welt spun-off from Samsung and launched a Kickstarter campaign for its WELT smart belt. The WELT provides real-time waistline measurements and tracks footsteps, inactivity and even overeating.

Wearable Tech September 5, 2016

Samsung Gear S3 vs Gear S2: What's The Difference?

Samsung has unveiled the Gear S3 smartwatch, which has better features than the Gear S2. Here is a comparison of the two wearables from Samsung.

Wearable Tech September 4, 2016

Jabra Unveils Elite Sport Earbuds That Tracks Heart Rate And Features Audio Coaching

Jabra unveiled its latest Elite Sport wireless earbuds on Thursday, which comes equipped with an in-ear heart rate monitor and personal trainer and will be available this October.

Wearable Tech September 1, 2016

Samsung Gear S3 vs Asus ZenWatch 3: Which Smartwatch Should You Buy?

Samsung and Asus recently released new smartwatches during IFA 2016, and Gear S3 and ZenWatch 3 are both feature-packed and powerful devices. We compared and contrasted the two wearables, so you know which one to buy.

Wearable Tech September 1, 2016

TomTom Touch Will Not Just Count Steps, But Also Measure Your Body Fat

TomTom announced three new fitness gadgets at IFA 2016, and the wearables are the perfect fit for fitness junkies. TomTom Touch is one of a kind as it allows users to measure their body fat beside other parameters.

Wearable Tech September 2, 2016

Fossil Q Line Expands With 4 New Hybrid Smartwatches: Meet Crewmaster, Gazer, Nate And Tailor

The Fossil Q selection is getting beefed up, as the watchmaker is adding in four new hybrid smartwatches called the Q Crewmaster, Q Gazer, Q Nate and Q Tailor.

Wearable Tech September 1, 2016

Samsung Unwraps Gear S3 Smartwatch At IFA: 2 Variants, Samsung Pay, GPS And More

Samsung is showing off the new Gear S3 classic and Gear S3 frontier at IFA 2016, and compared with their predecessors, they are packing in more RAM, Samsung Pay support and many other improvements.

Wearable Tech September 1, 2016

Say Hello To The Asus ZenWatch 3: Snapdragon Wear 2100, 4 GB Storage, 1.39-Inch AMOLED Display

Asus recently released the ZenWatch 3 and the rounded display wearable is spec-loaded and visually impressive. However, a design choice has the potential to make or break the gadget’s popularity.

Wearable Tech August 31, 2016

Pebble Rolls Out Smartwatch Update 4.0: Better Interface, Overhauled Health App

Pebble rolls out Version 4.0 for both its smartwatch firmware and mobile apps. Improvements made to the Pebble Health app, the timeline, Launch menu and system animations focus on speed.

Wearable Tech September 1, 2016

This Smart, Solar-Powered Backpack Will Charge Your Phone While You Head To Class

Energy Sac is the smart backpack that features GPS technology and a removable solar-powered panel that charges gadgets when on-the-go.

Wearable Tech August 29, 2016

Fitbit Charge 2 And Flex 2 Unleashed: Specs, Pricing And Everything You Need To Know About These Fitness Trackers

Fitbit launched two new wearables to replace its most popular trackers, introducing the heart-rate-tracking Charge 2 and the fully waterproof Flex 2. Both gadgets are now available for preorder, so here's what they have to offer.

Wearable Tech August 30, 2016

Apple Watch 2 To Sport 35 Percent Larger Battery According To Leaked Images

The Apple Watch 2 is expected to be announced alongside the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Images of what are reportedly the battery for the 42mm Apple Watch have leaked and show a 35 percent increase in capacity.

Wearable Tech August 29, 2016

Garmin Unveils Premium fēnix Chronos Smartwatch With GPS, Fitness Tracking And Three Luxurious Designs [Video]

A premium Garmin smartwatch just hit the scene, combining advanced technology with luxurious designs. The new fēnix Chronos GPS smartwatch comes in three sleek versions and promises durability, elegance and the latest technology in fitness and activity tracking.

Wearable Tech August 25, 2016

Microsoft Reveals More About HoloLens' Hardware

Microsoft is pulling out all the stops to make sure its holographic headset, the HoloLens, is everything consumers and enterprises hope it will be. The company recently talked about the HPU, but now it has decided to dig more into the optics, through which many things are made possible.

Wearable Tech August 26, 2016

Leap Motion Demonstrates How Users Can Hold Objects In VR With Its Interaction Engine

Leap Motion's Interaction Engine has now made it possible to seamlessly grasp, pick up and throw digital objects. The Interaction Engine is currently on early beta access.

Wearable Tech August 26, 2016

Samsung Officially Starting Gear S2 iOS Beta Program

Waiting for iOS compatibility with the Samsung Gear S2? Well, you might not have to wait much longer anymore, as the South Korean company has already started a beta program for it.

Wearable Tech August 26, 2016

Best Buy To Launch Oculus Rift VR Demos Across 500 Stores This Holiday Season

Best Buy has revealed its plans to launch Oculus Rift VR headset demos across 500 of its stores during the holiday shopping season. Demos for the PlayStation VR are also in its plans.

Wearable Tech August 25, 2016

The HTC Vive Is The Preferred VR Headset Among Game Developers, And It's Easy To See Why

According to a report by UBM Game Network, developers prefer working on the HTC Vive over rival virtual reality headsets such as the Oculus Rift. The report does not provide an explanation, but the reason behind the trend is clear.

Wearable Tech August 24, 2016

Google To Launch Daydream VR In The 'Coming Weeks,' Hires YouTube Stars To Promote It: Report

Google is reportedly going to launch the Daydream VR in the next couple of weeks. Until then, it's promoting the VR platform by employing the talent of YouTube celebrities.

Wearable Tech August 24, 2016

Microsoft Reveals Specs Of HoloLens Holographic Processing Unit

Much is known about Microsoft HoloLens, but when it comes down to the Holographic Processing Unit that makes everything click, the company decided to keep this piece of information close to its chest. However, such is no longer the case because the secret is out, and impressive.

Wearable Tech August 23, 2016

Forget Oculus Rift, Meet Nosulus Rift: This Wearable Tech Will Let You Smell Fart In New 'South Park' Game

Ubisoft has developed a new VR wearable device dubbed the Nosulus Rift, which will offer gamers an immersive experience when playing 'South Park: The Fractured But Whole' game. Players wearing the mask-like device will be able to smell the farts of the new character.

Wearable Tech August 22, 2016

Samsung Level Active Bluetooth Headset Rolls Out: Price, Features And More

Samsung finally released the price and detailed features of the Level Active Bluetooth headset that was uploaded to its online store last week. After the U.S. launch, Samsung announced releases for other countries.

Wearable Tech August 22, 2016

Apple Watch 2 Release In September Will Include New GPS Chip For Enhanced Fitness Tracking And Navigation

A new report claims Apple is planning to launch the Apple Watch 2 in the fall. The smartwatch will reportedly include a GPS chip for fitness features.

Wearable Tech August 19, 2016

Intel Unveils Project Alloy: Standalone Wireless Virtual Reality Headset Capable Of 'Merged Reality'

Intel has unveiled Project Alloy, which is a virtual reality reference design that enables the operation of a standalone wireless VR headset. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich also explained the concept of merged reality, which is different from augmented reality.

Wearable Tech August 17, 2016

Oculus Rift Preorders In Europe And Canada Start Today: Where To Buy The VR Headset

Oculus Rift preorders have now started in Europe and Canada. A number of retailers in the UK, Germany and more will offer the VR headset, which will hit the shelves on Sept. 20.

Wearable Tech August 16, 2016

Samsung Gear S3 Unveiling: 'Timely Innovation' Officially Set For This Month, Ahead Of IFA 2016

Samsung has officially confirmed the Gear S3 unveiling date, and it's just a fortnight away. Mark your calendars for some 'timely innovation' on Aug. 31, when the Gear S3 will debut in Berlin ahead of IFA 2016.

Wearable Tech August 16, 2016

Asus ZenWatch 3 Images Leak, Confirm Circular Display

Leaked images show the ZenWatch 3 with a round dial. The Asus smartwatch may launch at the upcoming 2016 IFA that kicks off in early September.

Wearable Tech August 13, 2016

HTC Vive Free Games Bundle Gets Shaken Up: Buh-Bye 'Fantastic Contraption' And 'Job Simulator'

The HTC Vive is going to come with a new set of free games out of the box. But it is bidding adieu to 'Fantastic Contraption' and 'Job Simulator.'

Wearable Tech August 13, 2016

MIT Unveils DuoSkin: Temporary Tattoos That Function As On-Skin Interfaces To Interact With Computers, Mobile Devices

MIT Media Lab's DuoSkin project is a fabrication process for customized temporary tattoos that can serve as connected interfaces. These tattoos can eventually serve as a great alternative to cumbersome wearable devices such as smartwatches.

Wearable Tech August 13, 2016

Where To Preorder The Second-Generation Samsung Gear VR

Consumers can now preorder Samsung’s second-generation Gear VR headset. Here’s where to make the purchase.

Wearable Tech August 12, 2016

Fossil Q Wander, Q Marshal Android Wear Smartwatches Arriving This August: Preorder, Release Date Revealed

The Fossil Q Wander and Q Marshal smartwatches are set to land on online and retail stores this August. Preorders are about to go up this week.

Wearable Tech August 10, 2016

Samsung Gear IconX US Release Delayed To Aug. 19

The Samsung Gear IconX launch has been postponed in the United States, moving from Aug. 14 to Aug. 19. Here's why the Bluetooth earbuds got pushed back by a few days.

Wearable Tech August 8, 2016

Google Killing Off 'Together' On Sept. 30, Making Way For Android Wear 2.0

Google is closing down the popular watch face for Android Wear Together on Sept. 30, paving the way for the anticipated 2.0 update that will offer features similar to the app's.

Wearable Tech August 8, 2016

Intel's Peak May Be Too Hot To Handle, But Wearable Technology Market Should Surge To $170.91 Billion By 2025

A survey from The Insight Partners showed that the wearable technology market is about to bloom to more than $170 billion by 2025. A few elements will contribute to the appeal of wearable gadgets, despite existing drawbacks.

Wearable Tech August 4, 2016

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