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Flexible And Wearable Electrical Generators Just Became A Lot More Practical

Researchers developed a more flexible wearable power generator that can charge electronic devices. The generator generates energy from coming in regular contact with human skin through everyday activities such as walking.

Material Science June 2, 2019

Android Wear 2.0 Arrival Delayed For Some Smartwatches: Here's Why

The Android Wear 2.0 rollout is delayed for most major smartwatches barring a few. Google confirmed in a statement that this postponement is due to a bug, which the company is looking to fix before complete rollout.

Apps/Software March 31, 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

Next-Gen Apple Watch Could Work Without Being Charged For Days, Suggests New Patent Application

The next-generation Apple Watch may work without being charged for several days. A new patent granted to Apple reveals that it is working on imbibing inductive charging technology to the smartwatch's strap.

Apple February 4, 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

Smartwatch And Wearable Data Can Detect And Predict Diseases

A new study conducted by researchers at Stanford University reveals that data from fitness trackers and smartwatches can reflect health patterns. This data can be effective in predicting ailments and detecting diseases.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 14, 2017

Samsung Unwraps 14nm Exynos 7 Dual 7270 With LTE Capability: Wearable Calling And Data In The Horizon?

Samsung announces the Exynos 7 Dual 7270 that is designed for wearable devices built on 14-nanometer (nm) FinFET technology. The new SoC has an LTE modem integration that will turn wearables into standalone devices for calling and data.

Wearable Tech October 13, 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

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

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

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Full Specs Revealed: Here's What Fitness Buffs Need To Know

Samsung may launch the Gear Fit 2 fitness band this month. Here are some leaked features that the wearable is expected to offer.

Wearable Tech June 1, 2016

Pal Strap Gives GPS And More Battery Life To Pebble Time: Here's The Deal

Hong Kong-based Powerstrap has introduced a new watch strap for the Pebble Time and Pebble Time Steel smartwatches. The Pal smartstrap boosts the wearable's battery life by a week.

Wearable Tech May 19, 2016

Ex-Apple CEO Not Impressed With Apple Watch, Says It 'Doesn't Have Enough Utility'

Former Apple CEO John Sculley is not impressed with the functionalities of the Apple Watch. Sculley believes that Apple would do well to imbibe messaging technology into the wearable to increase its consumer appeal.

Apple May 12, 2016

Motorola Moto 360 (2nd Gen) And Moto 360 Sport Now $50 Off At Verizon

Customers can now snag the Motorola Moto 360 (2nd Gen) and Moto 360 Sport at $50 off the regular price. The discounted price scheme will be available from now until the end of May at Verizon.

Wearable Tech May 11, 2016

Microsoft Band 2 Price Cut Reinstated: Now $175 At Microsoft Store, Best Buy

Consumers can now get the Microsoft Band 2 at a once-again discounted price of $175. Built with an array of health tracking features, the wearable can be used with Windows, Android and iPhone devices.

Wearable Tech May 5, 2016

Apple Starts Selling Standalone Apple Watch Hermès Bands Later This Month: New Colors, $349 Starting Price

Apple will soon allow consumers to purchase the Apple Watch Hermès bands separately from the smartwatch itself. Consumers can choose from several new colors of the Hermes band, which starts at $349.

Wearable Tech April 7, 2016

Fossil Outs Q Motion, A $95 Sleep And Activity Tracker

Fossil has announced its Q Motion, a sleep and activity tracker that carries a price of $95. The wearable device is believed to hit store shelves this coming summer.

Wearable Tech March 12, 2016

Samsung Gear S2 Classic 3G/4G Ready To Hit Verizon, AT&T And T-Mobile On March 11

Samsung is launching the Gear S2 classic 3G/4G smartwatch on certain major wireless network providers. Customers will be able to use the smartwatch to make a call, send SMS, receive and send emails and receive notifications even without the use of a phone.

Wearable Tech February 20, 2016

Garmin Unveils New Vivofit 3 And Vivoactive HR Wearables: Pricing And Availability [Video]

Garmin is releasing two new wearables ahead of the pack before the Mobile World Congress. The Vivofit 3 and the Vivoactive HR, $99 and $250 respectively, will offer interchangeable bands and a slew of new activity tracking features.

Gadgets February 20, 2016

Under Armour Launches A Suite Of Connected Fitness Products Aiming To Change The Way Athletes Live

Under Armour announced a partnership with HTC to create a suite of connected fitness products, as well as a partnership with Harman for two headphones at CES 2016 on Tuesday.

Wearable Tech January 5, 2016

Dive Into Freezing Water With This Immersion Suit

What's handy if you find yourself alone and stranded in a large body of water? A life jacket. What's even better if those waters happen to be subzero temperatures? A full-on immersion suit.

Wearable Tech December 28, 2015

From Smartwatches To Fitness Trackers: A Handful Of The Hottest Wrist Wearables Of 2015

Is 2015 the Year of the Wearable? It certainly was a quite busy one for the nascent niche of tech gadgetry especially after the release of the first Apple Watch.

Wearable Tech December 23, 2015

Best Buy Offers $100 Discount On Apple Watch Models

Best Buy is besting its Black Friday deals with one for the holidays. A $100 discount on 42mm and 38mm variants of the Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch will be available until Christmas.

Wearable Tech December 9, 2015

Moto 360 Sport vs. Apple Watch Sport: Which Smartwatch Is Better For Fitness Tracking?

The Moto 360 Sport is set for a December 2015 release. However, granted a limited budget, is it worth picking up over the Apple Watch Sport, which is also intended for fitness tracking?

Wearable Tech December 3, 2015

First-Gen Moto 360 Now Available From The Google Store For Less Than $100

The Google Store has chopped down the price of Motorola's Moto 360 by another $50. The wearable is currently offered at $99 and comes with a two-color option.

Wearable Tech November 11, 2015

TAG Heuer To Unwrap $1,500 Titanium Carrera Connected In US: Will It Be An Apple Watch Killer?

Swiss luxury brand TAG Heuer is gearing up to release its titanium Carrera Connected smartwatch in New York on Monday, Nov. 9. The luxury watch will sport a $1,500 price tag.

Wearable Tech November 9, 2015

Apple Designer Thinks Apple Watch Will Be Seen As A Game Changer, But It Will Take Years

Will the Apple Watch follow the iPhone’s success by becoming a game-changing device this time in the wearable industry? Designer Marc Newson suggests that for now, the market needs to be just a little more patient for the Apple Watch, at least for the next five years.

Wearable Tech November 6, 2015

HTC Announces Delay Of Fitness Grip But Does Anyone Care?

HTC has announced the HTC Grip fitness band is delayed for the second time until early 2016. Back in July, HTC also made a decision to release the wearable device alongside a bevy of its fitness products later this year.

Wearable Tech October 26, 2015

Samsung, LG Showcase Bendable Batteries That Can Increase Wearable Battery Life By 50 Percent

Samsung SDI and LG Chemicals, both battery-manufacturing arms of their respective corporations, showcased their solution to the limited battery capacity of smart watches. Both companies claim that their innovations can increase battery life significantly.

Wearable Tech October 21, 2015

Samsung Gear S2 vs. Apple Watch: How Do The Flagship Smartwatches Stack Up Against Each Other?

Samsung has just unveiled the Gear S2, its first watch that has a round display. The release came only five months following the launch of the Apple Watch in April of the same year.

Wearable Tech September 2, 2015

It's Official: Lenovo To Unveil New Moto 360 On Sept. 8 In Shanghai

Lenovo is slated to unveil the much rumored Moto 360 II smartwatch-said to have two variants-on Sept. 8 in Shanghai. The company has officially teased the next-gen smartwatch.

Wearable Tech September 1, 2015

HTC Delays Launch Of Grip Fitness Band Possibly To Get A Grip On Its Underperforming Stock

HTC is realigning the launch of the Grip fitness tracker with the unveiling of the company's health and fitness product portfolio.

Wearable Tech July 18, 2015

New Moov Fitness Tracker Uses Artificial Intelligence To Be Your Running Coach

The Moov Now is more than just a regular fitness tracker—it’s also an intuitive personal running coach that doesn't only detect the number of miles covered in running but also gives out tips on the right pose and movement.

Wearable Tech July 17, 2015

Moov's Latest Wearable Promises Better Fitness Tracking and Smarter Training

The Moov Now looks to distinguish itself from other wearables with a unique approach to fitness tracking.

Wearable Tech July 16, 2015

Casio Wants To Develop Smartwatch To Beat All Smartwatches

Casio is preparing to launch its first smartwatch next year and the company is out for perfection. Judging by its sales goal for the watch, Casio will throw its full weight behind this.

Wearable Tech July 5, 2015

Jawbone Files Another Lawsuit Against Fitbit

Jawbone has filed yet another lawsuit against Fitbit, accusing its rival of infringing on a patent that includes a "wellness application using data from a data-capable band."

Legal June 11, 2015

Sony SmartBand 2 Will Sport A Heart Rate Monitor

Sony announces a companion app for the unannounced SmartBand 2. The upcoming Sony wearable will include a heart rate monitor.

Wearable Tech June 5, 2015

Xiaomi Is The Second Biggest Wearable Seller In The World: IDC Report

Xiaomi is the second biggest wearable seller, according to shipments in Q1 this year. The Mi Band is the only wearable that the company sells.

Wearable Tech June 5, 2015

Fitbit Aims To Raise $358 Million In IPO

Fitbit, in the midst of intensifying competition within the wearable device industry from companies such as Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and Jawbone, is looking to raise up to a total of $358.4 million through the sale of its shares in the planned IPO.

Money June 3, 2015

A Wearable Air Pollution Monitor Could Affect Policy In The Developing World

Hardware startup TZOA has announced a wearable designed to monitor air pollution in developing nations.

Wearable Tech June 2, 2015

What Withings Smartwatch To Buy: Activité vs. Activité Pop

Withings' Activité and the Activité Pop smartwatches are trying to redefine the wearable space. We look at which smartwatch is a better buy.

Wearable Tech May 16, 2015

Want To Create Bands For Apple Watch? Here's What You Should Know

Third parties keen on creating bands for the Apple Watch need to meet certain criteria that are a part of Apple's "Made for Apple Watch" program.

Wearable Tech May 5, 2015

Apple Watch Guide: How To Unpair Watch And iPhone, Erase Contents,And Remove Payment Cards

We have the solution for those looking to unpair their Apple Watch with their iPhone, remove their credit card/debit card payment details, and erase personal content.

Wearable Tech May 4, 2015

Samsung Hints Next Gear Smartwatch Would Be Circular

Samsung has gone ahead and indirectly confirmed that its next Gear smartwatch will have a round display.

Wearable Tech April 24, 2015

Jawbone Outs Affordable Up2, Up3, And Up4: From Basic Wearable To American Express On Your Wrist

Jawbone has three fitness trackers - Up2, Up3 and Up4 - gearing up to take over the wearable space. All three fitness trackers do not have a display and depend on Bluetooth connection on a user's Android or iOS phone.

Wearable Tech April 16, 2015

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