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Intel Issues Recall Of All Basis Peak Smartwatches After Burning Wearers

Intel recalls every Basis Peak smartwatch across the globe after it reportedly burned some wearers. To compensate users, the company promises to give full refunds for the products, including official accessories from authorized sellers.

Wearable Tech August 4, 2016

Waterproof Polar M600 Android Wear Fitness Smartwatch Rocks GPS, Music Streaming And More: Pricing And Availability

Polar launched the M600 smartwatch that has integrated GPS, heart rate monitoring and more. The wearable will be available later this year at a price tag of $329.90.

Wearable Tech August 3, 2016

Samsung Gear S3 Tipped To Debut At IFA In September, Rocking Sleek Rotary Bezel

Samsung will reportedly launch its next-gen smartwatch, the Gear S3, at the IFA 2016 in September. The wearable will allegedly sport a sleek rotary bezel, which means it will have a round dial like the Gear S2.

Wearable Tech July 29, 2016

New Samsung Gear VR Headset Leaks Ahead Of Galaxy Note 7 Unveiling: Coming Soon?

Samsung may launch a new Gear VR headset along with the Galaxy Note 7 on Aug. 2. The latest Gear VR may have a price tag of $90.

Wearable Tech July 29, 2016

Thync Relax: First-Of-A-Kind Wearable for Stress Relief

Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman introduces the prototype for Thync's second-generation stress-relieving wearable: Thync Relax. The neck-worn device works by signaling nerves along the back of the head to trigger the brain’s natural calming mechanism.

Wearable Tech July 27, 2016

Limited Edition Apple Watch Bands For 2016 Olympics Launching Soon, With One Caveat: Availability

National flag-themed Apple Watch bands will retail for about $100 as part of the 2016 Olympics celebrations. The limited edition bands, however, will be available only in Rio.

Wearable Tech July 23, 2016

Apple Watch Maintains Market Leadership Despite Struggling Sales In Q2: What This Means For The Smartwatch Industry

According to IDC, the Apple Watch maintained its market leadership standing in the smartwatch industry with a 47 percent market share in the second quarter. However, sales figures for the device fell compared with the corresponding quarter last year.

Wearable Tech July 22, 2016

Samsung Is Working On A Standalone Virtual Reality Headset, And It Is Likely Named Odyssey

Samsung is known to be working on a standalone virtual reality headset, but not much is known about the upcoming device. Trademark and logo applications, however, reveal that the headset could be named Odyssey.

Wearable Tech July 22, 2016

HyperX Unwraps 'Gears Of War' Gaming Headset, And It's As Blood-Red As The Special Edition Xbox One S

HyperX showcases the new CloudX Revolver 'Gears of War' gaming headset, and needless to say, it goes well together with the recently unveiled blood-red 'Gears of War 4' Xbox One S.

Wearable Tech July 21, 2016

Waterproof LG Action CAM LTE Starts Rolling Out, Rocking Remote Control And Easy Live Stream Anywhere

LG announced that its much-anticipated Action CAM LTE will soon roll out, starting in South Korea. The cam packs many capable features, such as seamlessly streaming to YouTube and other sites.

Wearable Tech July 20, 2016

Nexus Smartwatch Renders Show How Google's Android Wear Devices Could Look Like

Rumors about Google’s proprietary line of wearables leaked once more. A recent report noted that two smartwatches running on Android Wear 2.0 are in tow, but they feature quite distinct configurations.

Wearable Tech July 12, 2016

Warning: Your Wearable Device Can Track Your ATM PIN And Give It Away

Wearable devices can be great allies for your fitness routine, but they could also track and disclose your sensitive info. Those sophisticated tracking sensors? They can also track your ATM PIN.

Wearable Tech July 7, 2016

Nexus Smartwatches On The Way? Google Said To Be Working On Its Own Android Wear Devices

Google is said to be working on two Android Wear smartwatches. Codenamed Angelfish and Swordfish, the devices could possibly carry the company's Nexus brand.

Wearable Tech July 7, 2016

3 Ways Your Smartwatch And Fitness Tracker Make You Vulnerable To Hacking

As one study reports, your smartwatch and fitness tracker can easily give away your ATM PIN based on your hand movements. Wearable technology has become so commonplace these days that the potential for hacking is just too obvious.

Wearable Tech July 8, 2016

Samsung Gear VR Owners Will Be Able To Watch Some Rio Olympics Events In Virtual Reality

Olympics fans will be able to watch some 2016 Rio Olympics events in virtual reality via the Samsung Gear VR. The headset is compatible with a number of Samsung smartphones.

Wearable Tech July 1, 2016

Pebble Ends Third Kickstarter Campaign For Pebble 2 And Time 2, Raises Less Than Last Year

Pebble recently closed off its third Kickstarter campaign, and the company fared less majestic than last year. In 2016, the Pebble 2 and Time 2 smartwatches scored slightly more than half the sum from 2015.

Wearable Tech July 1, 2016

Last Wave Of PlayStation VR Preorders Coming: Here's What You Need To Know

Sony has recently announced that the last wave of preorders for its highly anticipated wearable device, PlayStation Virtual Reality headset, is coming very soon. Here is when and where you can preorder one.

Wearable Tech June 30, 2016

The BioRing Wearable Brings A Personal Trainer To Your Fingers

BioRing is the new health and fitness wearable worn on a user’s finger that tracks and monitors calories, including protein and carb metrics, exercise, sleep, stress, hydration and heart health.

Wearable Tech June 30, 2016

The Octopus Smartwatch For Kids Teaches Them Responsibility So Parents Don’t Have To

This smartwatch for kids teaches them how to be independent and responsible, while parents can set a routine to provide structure.

Wearable Tech June 23, 2016

Next Apple Watch May Sport Camera And New Hardware Buttons, Patents Suggest

Apple's next smartwatch should land this year and it's shaping up as an interesting upgrade over the current model. According to new Apple patents, the Apple Watch 2 could sport a camera and a couple of new hardware buttons.

Wearable Tech June 18, 2016

Sony PlayStation VR Demos Starting This Weekend In US, Canada To Follow Soon

Sony wants as many of its fans to know what PlayStation VR feels like, and it started a demo program for that. More than 300 locations across the U.S. and Canada will feature demo units of the headset in June.

Wearable Tech June 17, 2016

Researchers Find New Way To Prevent Motion Sickness On VR Systems: What Did They Do?

Virtual reality headset users experience motion sickness due to the mismatch between physical and virtual motion. Researchers from Columbia University claimed that they have found a solution to the problem.

Wearable Tech June 16, 2016

Pebble Time Round Now Available In Polished Silver And Gold

Pebble has come up with special Kickstarter editions for its Time Round smartwatch. The Pebble Time Round will be available in polished Silver and Gold options.

Wearable Tech June 16, 2016

Wearables Shipments Poised To Hit 213.6M Worldwide By 2020

The wearables market is forecasted to reach 213.6 million units in shipment by 2020, achieving about 20 percent growth, according to a new report from IDC. Smartwatches are predicted to be the winner.

Wearable Tech June 16, 2016

Monohm Smart Pocket Watch Runcible Now Available Via Indiegogo

Monohm's smart pocket watch named Runcible is now up for preorder through Indiegogo. Here are the things that you have to know about this smartphone-slash-smart-pocket-watch from Monohm.

Wearable Tech June 16, 2016

30 Oculus Touch Games Promised To Launch: 'Rock Band VR,' 'The Climb' And More

Oculus has released its official list of VR games launching with the Oculus Touch. The list features a massive number of 30 fully realized games, some of which include titles such as 'Rock Band VR,' 'The Climb' and much more!

Wearable Tech June 14, 2016

Sorry, Your Moto 360 (1st Generation) Will Not Get Android Wear 2.0: Why It's A Big Deal

The Moto 360 will be left behind, Motorola has announced. The smartwatch joins the LG G Watch on the list of devices that won't get Android Wear 2.0.

Wearable Tech June 13, 2016

Original Moto 360 Will Not Receive Android Wear 2.0

The first generation of Moto 360 will unfortunately not be receiving the upcoming Android Wear 2.0 update. In a tweet, Motorola Support answered an inquiry about its security update and revealed more than what was originally asked for.

Wearable Tech June 12, 2016

Lenovo Shows Off A Pair Of Smart Shoes: Here's What They Can Do

Lenovo took the veils off the pair of its intelligent running shoes. Here is a rundown of what these smart shoes have to offer to wearers.

Wearable Tech June 11, 2016

Blocks Modular Smartwatch Now Up For Preorder: Price, Features And More

Blocks Wearables has opened the pre-orders for the world's first-ever modular smartwatch dubbed Blocks. The smartwatch will begin shipping in September and cost $330.

Wearable Tech June 10, 2016

HTC Unwraps Vive Business Edition, Slaps $1,200 Price Tag: What's The Difference?

HTC has just released a business edition of its HTC Vive VR headset that supports projects in an enterprise system. The new HTC Vive Business Edition provides commercial features that were previously limited by its consumer-based headset.

Wearable Tech June 10, 2016

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Now Available For Preorder: Here's The Deal

The latest wearable from Samsung, the Gear Fit 2 fitness tracker, which launched on June 3, is now available for preorder in the U.S. The wearable is priced at $179.99 and can be preordered online from Amazon, B&H Photo, Samsung and Best Buy.

Wearable Tech June 10, 2016

This Odor- And Stain-Repellent T-Shirt And Hoodie Is The Camping Or Gym Apparel You Need

Ably Apparel’s odor- and stain-repellent with patent-pending Filium technology is the only T-shirt-to-hoodie you need to wear to the gym, then to work and off to a weekend camping trip without changing.

Wearable Tech June 9, 2016

Magic Leap Patent Gives An Idea Of What Its AR Headset Could Look Like

Magic Leap has been tight-lipped about any info on their product, let alone its physical representation. A recent leak, however, gives us an insight on how the AR headset could potentially look like in the near future.

Wearable Tech June 9, 2016

Can't Wait For Oculus Rift? HTC Vive VR Can Now Ship Within 3 Days

HTC cuts the time for Vive order fulfillment down to 72 hours and less. The headset is also on sale in stores across North America.

Wearable Tech June 8, 2016

Xiaomi Smartwatch Will Roll Out This Year, Analyst Says

According to an analyst, China-based OEM Xiaomi could possibly push out a wearable this year. Per Pan Jiutang, the Xiaomi Mi Watch could release in the second half of this year.

Wearable Tech June 8, 2016

Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones: Price, Specs And Availability

Bose has updated its line of noise-canceling headphones with the wireless, full-form QuietComfort 35. Aside from the tempting device, the company announced the QuietControl 30 and SoundSport headphones, both coming with unique, high-end features.

Wearable Tech June 6, 2016

OnePlus Built A Smartwatch But Didn't Release It

OnePlus intended to launch a smartwatch but dropped the plans of the wearable despite the product's design being complete. The company's CEO Peter Lau has now revealed why it chose not to go through with the device.

Wearable Tech June 6, 2016

Father's Day Gift Ideas: Huawei Smartwatch Sells For $250 Via Best Buy

For tech-savvy dads, the Huawei Watch could be a good gift idea. The smartwatch can be purchased on Best Buy at $100 off its regular retail price of $349.99.

Wearable Tech June 6, 2016

ZTE Entering The VR Scene With New Headset And Google Daydream-Capable Axon 7

Alongside the Google Daydream-capable Axon 7, ZTE also launched its virtual reality headset dubbed ZTE VR. Here are the details that we know thus far.

Wearable Tech June 6, 2016

Microsoft Band 2 Update Now Lets Android Smartphones Support Cortana

A new firmware update for the Microsoft Health app for Android brings support for Cortana. Thanks to the update, Microsoft Band 2 users on Android will be able to deploy the intelligent personal assistant for tasks.

Wearable Tech June 5, 2016

Android Wear Gets Microsoft Outlook Watch Face: Access Your Email And Calendar From Your Wrist

Microsoft has updated Android Wear to bring the Outlook watch face feature users' way. Thanks to the Outlook watch face, Android Wear-powered wearable users will be able to know what's scheduled with a mere glance at the screen.

Wearable Tech June 4, 2016

Samsung Gear Fit 2 vs Xiaomi Mi Band 2: Specs, Price And Features Comparison

Samsung and Xiaomi recently launched their latest fitness activity trackers. We compared and contrasted the Gear Fit 2 and the Mi Band 2, so you know what purchase is right for you.

Wearable Tech June 3, 2016

The Pebble Core Will Be The First Standalone Wearable To Integrate Amazon Alexa

The Pebble Core just became much more interesting, as the company announced that it will integrate Amazon's Alexa voice assistant technology. Users can still participate in the Kickstarter campaign to be among the first ones to receive the device.

Wearable Tech June 3, 2016

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 Finally Debuts: All You Need To Know

Xiaomi officially unveiled its sleek new Mi Band 2, just as promised. Boasting an OLED display, upgraded algorithms and other neat specs and features, the affordable fitness tracker is bound to make some waves.

Wearable Tech June 2, 2016

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