Tag Archives: wearables

Samsung’s rumored Galaxy Sport watch might ditch the rotating bezel

Samsung isn't done refreshing its smartwatches just because the Galaxy Watch is on shelves, although its next update might be contentious.

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Nike turns its SNKRS app into a pop-up shop for sneakerheads

With Super Bowl 53 getting ready to kick off in Atlanta, brands are seeing dollar signs. And you know Nike, given its status as a sportswear giant, has to go all out for the event.

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The sequel to the Bill Murray movie ‘Groundhog Day’ is a VR game

After 26 years, the hit Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day has a sequel... but it's not a movie at all

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Alphabet is exploring smart shoes that know when you fall

Alphabet's Verily isn't done finding new places for its health-oriented wearable tech. CNBC sources claim the firm has developed prototype smart shoes that measure movement and weight, and could detect when you've fallen -- not a novel concept, but s...

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Wirecutter’s best deals: KEF M500 headphones are $90 off

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter.

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Hitman convicted thanks to fitness watch location data

An alleged hitman has learned hard lessons about the the value of GPS data on fitness watches. A Liverpool jury has found Mark Fellows guilty of the 2015 murder of mob boss Paul Massey in part thanks to location info from the accused's Garmin Foreru...

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Amazon worker vests let robots know when to slow down

Amazon has supplied its warehouse workers with safety vests that let nearby robots know when they need to slow down. The wearable was designed by Amazon Robotics and is intended to keep warehouse workers safe when they must enter a space where robots roam. Between sensors in the vests and the robots’ obstacle avoidance tech, the machines are better able … Continue reading

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Johnson & Johnson will study Apple Watch stroke prevention potential

Johnson and Johnson is partnering with Apple to investigate the impact its Apple Watch may have on detecting atrial fibrillation (AFib), as well as the outcomes its may have for these patients, including its potential for helping prevent strokes. The new research study will involve Janssen Pharmaceuticals, which is a J&J Family of Companies member, as well as US-based adults … Continue reading

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Swiss watchmaker’s latest jab at the Apple Watch has no hands

Swiss watchmaker H. Moser & Cie is no stranger to taking digs at the Apple Watch.

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Google buys Fossil smartwatch tech: New devices inbound

Google and Fossil Group just announced that there’ll be a $40 million deal to buy IP-related wearable info from the watch-maker. Smartwatches and such from Google’s Android Wear – or Wear OS, if you’re nasty – might well be changing quite a bit in the near future

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