Tag Archives: smartwatch

Wear OS Version H silently rolls out to improve battery life

Is Google itself downplaying the relevance of its Wear OS smartwatch platform? That seems to be the case when nary a mention of smartwatches was made in its latest Google Assistant dump of new features. And now it has almost silently made an update to Wear OS, simply called “Version H” that you’d think would actually be of interest to … Continue reading

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Fitbit finally returns to profit thanks to the Versa

Fitbit was hoping it would return to profit after many months of losses, and it turns out that faith was well-placed.

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Misfit Vapor 2 gets GPS, NFC and two sizes

It seems that Misfit found some success with the Vapor, because today the company announced the Vapor 2.

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Huawei Watch GT hands-on: Big battery promises and yet another OS

Looks like smartwatches aren't going away anytime soon, and may actually be coming back to haunt our wrists. With companies like Google, Samsung, Apple and Qualcomm all launching new devices (or at least some software and hardware updates), interest...

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Huawei Watch GT is official, almost, and officially not Wear OS

Huawei’s event isn’t until next week but it seems at least one part of the company’s big day has leaked early. And it’s not exactly all good news

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Apple Watch daylight saving bug leaves Series 4 devices in a loop

Apple is still grappling with daylight saving time issues after all these years.

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Nike+ Apple Watch Series 4 hits stores – stock in low supply

The Apple Watch Series 4 was released two weeks ago now, but athletes and fans of the Nike brand now have the option of picking up the new Nike+ version of the smartwatch. As of Friday, October 5th the Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4 is now shipping for online orders and available at Apple Stores, although in limited quantities

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Golf Edition has data on 60,000 courses

Samsung has launched a new smartwatch designed specifically for golfers, the Galaxy Watch Golf Edition. The watch itself is the same as the Galaxy Watch; the big difference lies in the software, which includes a Smart Caddie app to help golfers keep track of their record and shots, learn about the green, and more.

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Wear OS update today: 5 reasons to be excited

Today Wear OS was updated for all Android devices able to run the software. With this newest version of Wear OS, the wearable (mostly watch-based) software becomes more proactive – quite literally with a feature Google calls “proactive and personalized help”. It’s also the most health-conscious version of Wear OS, as it provides insight into your activities with Google Fit.

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Withings Steel HR Sport Review: Analog style with a smart heart

Withings wrote the book on making a fitness wearable that wasn’t an ugly hunk of rubber on your wrist: now, it wants the Steel HR Sport to do the same for smartwatches. Freshly returned to original co-founder Eric Carreel after a stint as Nokia Digital Health, this first product under new management argues you don’t need to sacrifice classic watch … Continue reading

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