Tag: wearables

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

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

Rumor: Fitbit Charge 3 Might Have A Touchscreen, But No GPS

Fitbit is upgrading its traditional trackers. The Fitbit Charge 3 will apparently be more like its smartwatch siblings, complete with a touchscreen and a new design — but no GPS, though.

Wearable Tech August 16, 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

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

Fitbit Announces Pebble Smartwatch Will Get Only Six More Months Of Support

The Pebble Smartwatch’s ecosystem has a time limit, and Fitbit has revealed how long the system will work. While the watch will still work, a lot of features will be cut.

Wearable Tech January 26, 2018

Wearables Market Will Double Its Growth By 2021

A new report is showing that the global wearables market will double by 2021. Shipments will rise from 113.2 to 222.4 million in the next four years.

Wearable Tech December 25, 2017

Apple Is The Top Wearable Company Again After Shipping 3.9 Million Smartwatches In Q3 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

LOOK: Smart Bike Helmet Signals When Cyclist Is Braking Or Turning

For cyclists, signaling could be a terrifying task since fast hand motions are required. But the smart bike helmet Lumos Helmet makes bike riding easy thanks to its built-in indicators.

Wearable Tech March 4, 2017

RUAWALK Is The Wearable That Sets Workout Pace With The Beat Of The Music

RUAWALK is the wearable that uses the beat of the music to help motivate users to walk.

Wearable Tech February 27, 2017

Fitbit Confirms Workforce Reduction, To Lay Off 110 Employees

Fitbit confirmed its rumored plans of laying off 110 people from the company. The disappointing Q4 2016 results are being cited as the reason for the reduction in workforce.

Business Tech January 31, 2017

Wearable Smartphone Baby Monitors May Cause More Harm Than Good, Pediatricians Warn

Pediatricians warned parents about the dangers of using wearable smartphone baby monitors. How can these devices that supposedly track vitals such as oxygen levels harm babies?

Public Health January 25, 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

The Misfit Phase Is The $175 Analog Watch With Some Smart Features Launching Nov. 7

The Misfit Phase, a new analog watch from Misfit, comes with fitness tracking capabilities. It will be released this fall with a starting price of $175.

Wearable Tech October 18, 2016

Dr. OZ Talks Saving Lives With Entry Into Smartwatch Space With The iBeat Life Monitor

Dr. Mehmet Oz teams up with Practice Fusion’s Ryan Howard to launch a new smartwatch called the iBeat Life Monitor. The device is a more stylish alternative to Life Alert systems and could be used to save lives.

Wearable Tech September 30, 2016

Wearing A Fitness Tracker May Not Help With Weight Loss

Researchers found that wearing an activity tracker does not necessarily motivate people to increase their fitness regimen, and may even prevent them from losing weight.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 20, 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

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

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

Fitbit Dominates Wearable Tech Market, Outsells Apple Watch

A new consumer survey reveals that fitness bands from Fitbit dominate the wearable space in the U.S. with a share of 61.7 percent, outselling the Apple smartwatch with ease.

Wearable Tech May 5, 2016

Fitbit CEO Says Apple Watch Had A 'Wrong' Approach For The Wearable Category

Fitbit CEO says Apple took a wrong turn with its smartwatch. The Apple Watch is a computing platform, which according to James Park, is a wrong way for the Cupertino company to approach the wearables industry.

Wearable Tech May 3, 2016

Talk To The Hand: Gloves That Convert Sign Language Into Speech Win Prestigious Award

Two undergraduate students have won a prestigious award for creating hand gloves that can convert sign language into speech. It may also be customized for health care.

April 15, 2016

The Nex Band Lets Users Hack And Control Smart Devices From Their Wrist

This wearable called the Nex Band allows users to program connected devices via hacks in its app to be able to control devices and manage apps from their wrists.

Wearable Tech April 4, 2016

Samsung Gear S2 iOS Support May Finally Arrive Later This Month

Samsung may finally add iPhone support to its Gear S2 wearable later this month. The company may publish an app that will carry the basic functionality of the wearable in the App Store.

Wearable Tech March 22, 2016

You Can Now Make Calls On Your ASUS ZenWatch 2 With Android Wear 1.4 Update

ASUS ZenWatch 2 now has new features following the latest update of Android Wear 1.4. Apart from making phone calls, the update also allows users to set audible alarms, hear app notification alerts and sound effects, and more.

Wearable Tech March 19, 2016

You Can Now Preorder Fitbit Alta: Here's What This Fitness Wristband Can Do

Fitbit's all-new fitness tracker, the Alta, is already up for preorder. Here is what this new fitness wristband has to offer to consumers.

Wearable Tech March 1, 2016

Fitbit Announces New Fashion Fitness Tracker Alta, Preorders Start Today

Fitbit announced a new fitness tracker that lets the user swap its band to go from a day to night look.

Wearable Tech February 3, 2016

New Balance Announces Plans To Launch A Smartwatch As Part Of Its 'Digital Sport' Division

New Balance will enter the wearables market, with plans to release a smartwatch later this year.

Wearable Tech January 13, 2016

L'Oreal Unveils Stretchable Skin Sensor To Help Monitor Sun Exposure

L'Oreal announced its stretchable skin sensor that will help consumers monitor the amount of sun exposure to prevent skin cancer and aging.

Health Tech January 8, 2016

Misfit Introduces Stylish Ray Fitness And Sleep Tracker Designed To Be Worn As Fashion Accessory

Misfit unveiled its latest wearable, the Misfit Ray, which can be worn on the wrist as well as attached to other pieces of jewelry.

Wearable Tech January 5, 2016

This Wearable Keeps Cyclists On The Road And Out Of Traffic

Garmin has released a sleek, visor wrap-like headset that keeps bicyclists updated on their riding stats. it also can alert them of potential dangers on the road, like approaching traffic, if paired with a rearview radar system.

Wearable Tech January 5, 2016

Mio’s New Slice Activity Tracker Utilizes A New Fitness Metric Called Personal Activity Intelligence (PAI)

Vancouver-based health hardware manufacturer Mio’s showing off its brand new Slice Activity tracker just ahead of the CES kickoff this week.

Health Tech January 4, 2016

Samsung Gear S2 Users Can Now Answer Calls And Texts Without Their Phone With AT&T's NumberSync

AT&T rolled out its NumberSync feature for Samsung Gear S2 that allows users to leave their smartphone at home and still get calls via their wearable.

Wearable Tech December 15, 2015

Android Wear-Powered Fossil Q Founder Smartwatch Hits Google Store, But You Can't Buy It Yet

The Fossil Q Founder smartwatch can now be viewed at Fossil where it is currently retailed at $295. The wearable will also become available on Google Store soon.

Wearable Tech November 30, 2015

Biometric Tech Tattoos To Help Both Military And Medicine With Location And Health Tracking Features

Could the future of wearables be tattoos that are tech-based? Depending on the outcome of Chaotic Moon's technology and pricing, it could be.

Wearable Tech November 25, 2015

Highly-Customizable Blocks Modular Smartwatch Now Up For Preorder

People who have a knack for anything that is customizable will surely agree that the Blocks smartwatch is the next best thing that has ever happened to the wearables industry. The device is now available for preorder at the price of $330 with additional charges for shipping.

Wearable Tech November 23, 2015

Best Buy Wearable Tech Deals For Black Friday: Big Discounts On Apple Watch, Fitbit, Garmin And More

Best Buy will be offering a variety of wearable devices up for sale on Black Friday. Among the devices are the Apple Watch, the Fitbit Surge, the Garmin Vivosmart Activity Tracker, and many more.

Wearable Tech November 23, 2015

IBM Watson Trend App Reveals Hottest Holiday Gifts Include Apple Watch, 'Star Wars' LEGOs And Samsung TVs

IBM launched a new app using Watson's supercomputer technology that identifies and predicts trends to make holiday shopping a bit easier.

Apps/Software November 18, 2015

Samsung Triathlon Activity Tracker Tipped As Cheap Wearable Gunning For Xiaomi Mi Band

Samsung is reportedly working on a very affordable fitness tracker.Called the Triathlon, the wearable aims to compete directly with Xiaomi’s Mi Band, offering similar features for a comparable price.

Gadgets November 16, 2015

LG Watch Urbane 2 Review Roundup: Here’s What LTE Does To A Smartwatch

The LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition, the first LTE-equipped Android smartwatch, has recently been made available through AT&T and Verizon. However, what does it mean for an Android smartwatch to be fitted with LTE connectivity?

Wearable Tech November 16, 2015

Xiaomi Mi Band Pulse Is A $15 Fitness Tracker With Heart Rate Monitor And IP67 Water Resistance

Xiaomi has unwrapped its updated Mi Band Pulse, previously known as Mi Band 1S. Here are the specs of this fitness tracker which will undoubtedly wow fitness freaks looking for a bargain.

Wearable Tech November 10, 2015

TAG Heuer Unveils Its $1,500 Android Wear-Based Smartwatch That Is Available Today In NYC

Known for its mechanical watches, TAG Heuer announced the launch of its first-ever smartwatch that retails for $1,500, available starting today in New York City.

Wearable Tech November 9, 2015

Fitbit Will Launch FitforGood Campaign That Lets Users Track Their Steps For Charity

Fitbit will launch a charity campaign called FitForGood that lets users count the steps they take toward monetary donations to three organizations.

Wearable Tech November 6, 2015

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