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Galaxy Watch Active 2 To Feature ECG Heart Rate Sensor, But Not Immediately: Rumor

New rumors suggest Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy Watch Active 2 will boast ECG heart rate tracking like the Apple Watch Series 4. But don’t expect it out of the box.

Wearable Tech July 16, 2019

Swatch Sues Samsung For Allegedly Imitating Its Watch Face Designs

Swatch Group is suing Samsung over allegedly copied watch face designs. It is seeking more than $100 million in damages, accusing the South Korean company of 'unfair competition' and 'unfair business practices.'

Business Tech February 27, 2019

The New Samsung Galaxy Smartwatch Might Not Get A Rotating Bezel

An alleged image of the Galaxy Sport is now floating around the internet, with no rotating bezel in sight. Is Samsung done with this iconic feature?

Wearable Tech February 5, 2019

Samsung Reportedly Working On New Tizen Smartwatch Codenamed ‘Pulse’

A new Tizen smartwatch is coming next year. Samsung is rumored to be releasing a successor to the Gear Sport codenamed Pulse that’s also focused on fitness.

Wearable Tech December 24, 2018

Omron Introduces Blood Pressure Smartwatch: Everything You Need To Know

Omron announced its HeartGuide smartwatch, an FDA-approved wearable that measures blood pressure. What's more, it has other features such as sleep and step trackers and is capable of receiving calls and texts.

Wearable Tech December 21, 2018

Apple Watch Stays On Top Of Smartwatch Market, With Series 1 More Popular Than Series 3

Counterpoint Research revealed that Apple continued to dominate the smartwatch market in the second quarter. The Apple Watch was the best-selling device in the industry, but it was the Series 1 holding the top spot, not the Series 3.

Apple September 3, 2018

Everything You Need To Know About Google Coach, An AI-Powered Fitness And Health Platform

Google is developing a device that will focus on tracking the health and fitness. The one of a kind gadget will also be able to plan weekly meals and recommend restaurants for its users.

Google August 16, 2018

Google Pixel Smartwatch Running Wear OS: What To Expect

Google is working on at least one Wear OS-powered Pixel smartwatch expected to debut this fall alongside the Pixel 3 line and new Pixel Buds. Here's what we know so far.

Wearable Tech June 27, 2018

Garmin Unveils Fenix 5 Plus Smartwatch Series with Routable Maps, Garmin Pay, And More

Garmin reworked its Fenix 5 series with features like Garmin Pay, a pulse oximeter, and other upgrades. The Fenix 5 Plus comes in three case sizes and optional materials that buyers can mix and match.

Wearable Tech June 20, 2018

Over 5 Years Later, Fitbit Finally Adds Menstrual Cycle And Text Response Features

Fitbit announced that it is adding a new feature called female health tracking to help women track menstrual cycles. It is also adding text responses for Android users.

Wearable Tech May 7, 2018

Apple Watch Saves Teenager: Heart Rate Monitor Revealed Kidney Failure

The Apple Watch recommended 18-year-old Deanna Recktenwald to immediately seek medical attention. The warning turned out to be real, as she was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, a condition that was hidden for years.

Apple May 2, 2018

17 Reasons Why Fitbit Versa Is The Best Smartwatch Out There

The Fitbit Versa’s is the fitness company’s cheapest smartwatch yet, but don’t let the low price tag fool you. It’s just as good as its rivals out there, topped with unbeatable features focused on health and fitness.

Wearable Tech April 16, 2018

Fitbit Versa Review Roundup: At $200, Is It Better Than The Apple Watch?

Reviews on the $200 Fitbit Versa have started coming in, giving customers a better idea of what to expect from the Fitbit Ionic successor. Does the device live up to its billing as an Apple Watch challenger?

Wearable Tech March 27, 2018

Android Wear Renamed To Wear OS By Google: More Changes To Follow, Hopefully

Google has officially rebranded Android Wear into Wear OS, confirming previously reported rumors. Fans of the wearable operating system are hoping that the name change will lead to more attention for the software, and maybe even a Google-made smartwatch.

Google March 16, 2018

New Fitbit Versa Smartwatch Launches At $199, Looks Like An Apple Watch

Fitbit just launched a new smartwatch called Versa, which looks like a cheaper Apple Watch. The $199 Versa comes with standard smartwatch features but also cuts a few corners.

Wearable Tech March 14, 2018

Amazfit Bip Smartwatch Looks Like An Apple Watch, But Offers 45-Day Battery Life And GPS At $99

A new smartwatch called Amazfit Bip comes from Huami and offers a 45-day battery life and GPS at just $99. The smartwatch is available now in the United States, with more color options coming soon.

Wearable Tech February 6, 2018

Kate Spade Partners With Fossil For Android Wear Smartwatch Line

Kate Spade New York teamed with Fossil to create a line of Android Wear smartwatches. The design fits with the brand and has an “unapologetically feminine” design.

Wearable Tech January 10, 2018

Skagen Launches Falster As Its First Ever Touchscreen Smartwatch

Skagen launched Falster as its first smartwatch that features a touchscreen smartwatch. The Danish watchmaker's new watch runs on Android Wear and debuted at CES 018.

Wearable Tech January 10, 2018

Smartwatches For Kids Banned In Germany: Regulators Want Parents To Destroy The Devices

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

Misfit Vapor Launch Date Set For Oct. 31: What Does The Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatch Offer?

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

Nobody Will Miss The Verizon Wear24 Smartwatch: Wearable Device Discontinued After Just 4 Months

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

Google Confirms Android Wear 2.0 Update For Moto 360 Sport, Huawei Watch, Asus ZenWatch 3, And More

Google confirmed the names of seven new smartwatches that will receive Android Wear 2.0 update by end April or late May. The company revealed that the update would be rolled out to Moto 360 Sport, Asus ZenWatch 3, and more.

Google April 21, 2017

Samsung Reveals Outdoor, Travel, And Sports Watchfaces For Gear S3

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 Quartz Smartwatch Heading To T-Mobile: Android Wear 2.0, 3G Connectivity In Tow

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

Pebble Final Update Will Keep It Ticking After Cloud Services Shuts Down

Pebble is releasing its final update for the watch as it ushers into the Fitbit era. Pebble owners can still enjoy the watch even after the cloud server shuts down.

Wearable Tech April 6, 2017

O'We Smartwatch Will Help You Get The Ideal Amount Of Sunshine Every Day

The O'We smartwatch features a UV tracker that helps users get the perfect amount of sunshine every day for optimal sun exposure. The gadget is perfect for sun and outdoor lovers.

Wearable Tech March 19, 2017

Montblanc Reveals Its First Luxury Smartwatch Called Summit

Montblanc has launched its first ever Android-based smartwatch dubbed the Summit. The luxury product does not come cheap and starts at $890 and will hit the U.S. shelves in May.

Wearable Tech March 17, 2017

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 Smartwatch Leaked: $1,650 Price Tag, Android Wear 2.0, 'Swiss Made' Certification

After several rumors and teases, Tag Heuer itself leaked the details of its upcoming Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch. Named the Connected Modular 45, the main feature of the device is its capability to switch to a mechanical module.

Wearable Tech March 14, 2017

Meet Fitbit Alta HR: 'Slimmest Fitness Wristband' With Heart Rate Sensor

Fitbit has introduced its new Alta HR smartwatch. The company claims that it is the world’s slimmest fitness wristband with continuous heart rate sensor and sleep monitoring capabilities.

Wearable Tech March 7, 2017

Tag Heuer Smartwatch With Android Wear 2.0 May Launch In March

The Tag Heuer smartwatch will reportedly launch in March and not in May. The smartwatch is rumored to have a swappable watch case as well as an upgraded GPS module.

Wearable Tech February 19, 2017

Meet Wear24, Verizon's Very Own $299 Android 2.0 Powered Smartwatch

Verizon has quietly revealed its own smartwatch - the Wear24 - which would feature Android Wear 2.0 and support 4G LTE. The watch is set to become available in March and will cost $299.

Wearable Tech February 9, 2017

LG Watch Sport: AT&T, Verizon Confirms Price And Release Details

U.S. carriers Verizon Wireless and AT&T have confirmed the price and release details of the new LG Watch Sport smartwatch. The wearable will cost $350 and will be available for preorder from Feb. 10.

Wearable Tech February 9, 2017

LG Watch Style Retail Packaging Leaks Ahead Of Launch

The retail packaging for the LG Watch Style has leaked online ahead of the smartwatch's official launch. The LG wearable is expected to debut on Feb. 8 and will have a starting price tag of $249.

Gadgets February 8, 2017

Meet The ZTE Quartz: Here's What We Know So Far On The Android Wear-Powered Smartwatch

ZTE is apparently preparing to get into the Android Wear game with the ZTE Quartz, as reported by prolific leaker Evan Blass. Here is what we know so far on the upcoming smartwatch.

Wearable Tech February 8, 2017

LG Watch Sport To Cost $100 More Than The Watch Style, Here's Why

LG's rumored Watch Sport will allegedly cost more than the Watch Style. The former is expected to cost $349, making it $100 more expensive than the latter.

Wearable Tech February 2, 2017

Tag Heuer To Launch Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatch In May

Tag Heuer is geared up to launch its second-generation Android Wear 2.0-powered smartwatch. Some significant updates are expected to make their way to the impending wearable when it debuts in May.

Wearable Tech January 20, 2017

Google To Launch LG Watch Sport, LG Watch Style On Feb. 9: First Smartwatches Powered By Android Wear 2.0

Google will be launching the LG Watch Sport and the LG Watch Style on Feb. 9. These two smartwatches will be the first devices to be powered by Android Wear 2.0.

Google January 17, 2017

Best Smartwatches Of CES 2017: Casio, Garmin, Misfit Vapor And More

If you are interested in upgrading your current smartwatch or want to find the most awesome wearable ideal for your lifestyle, then take a look at our favorite smartwatches unveiled at CES 2017.

Fitness/Sports January 8, 2017

Google Confirmed To Release Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatches: Here's What To Expect From The Wearable OS

The third generation Android Wear 2.0 could be a game changer for Android smartwatches due to a number of new features. It was first announced last May and is scheduled to debut in the first quarter of next year along with a pair of Google smartwatches.

Wearable Tech December 23, 2016

Google To Launch Two Flagship Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatches In Q1 2017: Here's What We Know About Them

Google is set to launch two new flagship smartwatches in the first quarter of 2017. The devices will be the first ones to be powered by Android Wear 2.0, but they will not be carrying Google or Pixel branding.

Wearable Tech December 22, 2016

Wearables Market Losing Steam: Devices Too Pricey, Not Enough Utility To Warrant Purchase?

Projected growth of wearable devices plummeted from 60 percent year-over-year to 25 percent this year. Researchers singled out smartwatches as the devices suffering anemic sales performance due to redundant features and expensive prices.

Wearable Tech December 22, 2016

What To Expect From Sony's CES 2017 Conference: Snapdragon 820 Phones, SmartWatch 4 And More

Sony has now announced the official schedule of its upcoming press conference as part of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2017. On Jan 4, Sony is expected to reveal new smartphones, new 4K TVs and possibly a new smartwatch.

Gadgets December 17, 2016

Fitbit To Continue Pebble Smartwatch Services Through 2017: No Need To Panic About Your Wearable Getting Bricked

Fitbit has announced that it will only support Pebble devices for the rest of next year. Pebble owners would have to turn to third-party developers and the Pebble community to keep the device going beyond that timeline.

Wearable Tech December 15, 2016

Michael Kors Access Bradshaw Smartwatch Now For Sale Via Google Store

The Michael Kors Access Bradshaw smartwatch recently took the Huawei Watch's position at the Google Store. The move could be belated as Bradshaw was launched in September, but Android Wear fans will find it appealing for a number of reasons.

Wearable Tech December 10, 2016

Pebble Is No More: Here Are Some Smartwatch Alternatives To Consider Instead

Now that Fitbit has bought Pebble, highly acclaimed Pebble smartwatches will no longer crowd the flimsy smartwatch market. Here are a few worthy smartwatch alternatives in light of Pebble’s eventual pullout.

Wearable Tech December 7, 2016

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