Tag Archives: wearable

New iPhone XS cases, Apple Watch bands go live, no iPhone XR clear case

Apple is more or less denying rumors that its 2018 iPhones aren’t exactly selling well. It is, however, definitely taking steps to convince more buyers to bite. Not a fan of the default iPhone XS and XS Max colors

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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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Wear OS is headed down the road of irrelevance

Days before its big Pixel event, Google released its latest version of its wearable spin on Android.

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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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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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Armani Exchange Connected is a full touchscreen Wear OS watch

Fashion brands have taken over the smartwatch market but not all of them sell smartwatches the way we think smartwatches to be. Some opt for the “hybrid” approach that combines analog watches with sensors, Bluetooth control buttons and sometimes even notifications.

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Audible on Apple Watch lets your read books without your iPhone

Some people say they don’t have time to sit down to read a book, be it a real one or even a digital copy. But rather than let that keep them from devouring tons of literary works, not a few people have flocked to listening to books instead

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This is how the new Apple Watch’s mesmerizing motion faces were made

The Apple Watch Series 4 may have made headlines with its ECG sensor and much larger display, but it’s the new “motion faces” that arguably show just how much attention to detail the Cupertino company will go to.

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Polar Vantage V and M multi-sport watches are made for athletes

Polar has launched two new smartwatches, the Polar Vantage V and the Vantage M. Both models are designed for athletes who are serious about their workouts, including runners and swimmers who need a wearable way to track their exercise metrics. Both watches include continuous heart rate monitoring and Sleep Plus, a way to track the quality and amount of sleep

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