Wearables

 

  • Microsoft Brings OneNote To Android Wearables

    Microsoft Brings OneNote To Android Wearables

    I suppose that wearables are the new place where cross-platform tools and services must reside. Today Microsoft brought OneNote to Android Wear devices. You can now OneNote from your watch. If you want to. Read More

  • Hello, Maker of Sense, Nabs The Technical Head Of The Google Nexus Phone Program

    Hello, Maker of Sense, Nabs The Technical Head Of The Google Nexus Phone Program

    Hello, the startup that smashed its Kickstarter goals by raising $2.4 million for an elegant, spherical sleep sensor called Sense, just poached Scott Bartlett, the technical lead behind Google’s Nexus phone program to be its director of hardware. Notably, Bartlett was one of the people behind the Nexus Q, the failed media player from Google that ended up being a source of design… Read More

  • Misfit Wearables Launches The Flash, A More Affordable Fitness And Sleep Tracker

    Misfit Wearables Launches The Flash, A More Affordable Fitness And Sleep Tracker

    Misfit Wearables, which has sold roughly 600,000 metallic, quarter-sized activity trackers or Shines, has launched a more affordable fitness wearable called the Flash. The company, which was co-founded by an extremely experienced hardware CEO Sonny Vu and former Apple CEO John Sculley, has been building beautifully designed wearables in the health space. Read More

  • Come To The TechCrunch Virtual Reality Meetup In LA On Sept 18th

    Come To The TechCrunch Virtual Reality Meetup In LA On Sept 18th

    The night before the Oculus Connect conference, TechCrunch is bringing together the virtual reality community for an evening of cool demos, free drinks, and a chance to meet TechCrunch’s writers and VR startups in the space. Register here for the TechCrunch Virtual Reality Meetup. From 6:30pm to 9:30pm at the The Mondrian Hotel’s beautiful Skybar in West Hollywood, come mingle… Read More

  • Apple Pay Demo

    Here’s Apple Pay In Action

    Apple has revealed its mobile payments play, and it features NFC and Touch ID, as many expected. The system works as fast as they joked it did on stage – which is why in our demo we ran through a number of different payment scenarios. Read More

  • Apple Watch First Look

    Hands On With The Apple Watch

    Apple’s wearable strategy is out there, and the way they’re looking to distance themselves from the crowd is by introducing a smooth, highly usable interface with unique control mechanisms, and creating a device that embraces apps and features beyond notifications, but in a way that makes sense for a small-screened device. The Apple Watch also cozies up to mobile payments, with NFC… Read More

  • Apple Just Won CES 2015

    Apple Just Won CES 2015

    Welp. There goes the next CES. With the Apple watch shipping “in early 2015,” Apple just sucked all the air out of the Las Vegas Convention Center, home of the Consumer Electronics Show. This is the trade show were all of the world’s largest consumer electronic companies display their latest wares. Yet every year, Apple manages to cast a looming shadow over the show with… Read More

  • Apple Watch First Look

    The Apple Watch To Arrive In Early 2015 For $349

    It’s actually happening: Apple has announced its entry into the wearable space, the Apple Watch. The biggest questions on everyone’s mind this morning: when can we get it and how much will it cost? There isn’t just one Apple Watch hitting the market. There are two sizes coming and it’ll also be available in both 18k gold as well as steel. Read More

  • Meet The Apple Watch

    Meet The Apple Watch

    During its iPhone 6 launch event this morning, Apple announced the Apple Watch, its first foray into the world of wearable tech. It’s a smartwatch with inductive charging, a square face, sapphire glass, swappable bands, a heartbeat sensor and a rotating digital crown. Users will be able to choose between six different straps, including a sport band, a leather loop, a classic leather… Read More

  • If Switzerland Is Fucked, Then The iWatch Is, Too

    If Switzerland Is Fucked, Then The iWatch Is, Too

    As we approach Peak iWatch, it’s important to consider just what the new device (if it even launches) will do to the watch market as a whole. I can assure you – and this is based on a deep and nuanced understanding of the Swiss watch industry – that the jolly watchmakers of Geneva aren’t giving the iWatch a second thought. First, let’s address where we got the… Read More