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Withings doubles down on the classy with ScanWatch Horizon

I tried out the brand new Withings ScanWatch about six months ago, and concluded that it was a great smartwatch for people who prioritize their health over wearing a tiny iPhone-like device on their w

U.S. wearables market is doing much worse than expected

Apple may still be claiming that sales of its Apple Watch are “doing great,” but overall, the wearable device category is failing to grow at the rates forecasted earlier. According to a new report

Google launches fourth developer preview of Android Wear 2.0

Google first announced Android Wear 2.0 at its I/O developer conference in May, with a promise to roll it out to all users later this year. It has now delayed those release plans in favor of more dev

Fitbit Unveils Blaze Smart Fitness Watch With Color Touch Screen

Today at CES 2016, Fitbit has unveiled the latest generation of its smart fitness watch in the Fitbit Blaze. With the Blaze, the company is looking to be competitive with products like the Apple Watch

Basis Unveils The Peak, A Smarter Fitness Tracker

Today Basis is taking the lid off of the Peak, its followup to its Basis B1 fitness tracker. Like its predecessor, it's a device focused on tracking your health, fitness, and sleep, but with this time

Hands-On With The Samsung Gear S Smartwatch

Samsung announced its new curved-display smart watch last week, but today we were able to get up close and personal with the new wearable. Unlike most smart watches, the Gear S has two very special fe

Best Buy Briefly Lists The Moto 360 Smart Watch For $249

Best Buy may have inadvertently revealed pricing for the Moto 360 smart watch, set to be unveiled at a press event in early September. The big box retailer put up a listing for the smart watch on thei

Here’s What Would Make Google’s Smartwatch Awesome

Google is reportedly putting considerable brain power into a smartwatch and we couldn’t help wondering just what they’d add to the burgeoning technology. More than any other company, Googl

The War For Your Wrist

The past decade has seen the consumer electronics war grow more furious and more personal: your living room is a battlefield, as are your desks and your pockets. Now, more than a year and a half since

Kickstart This Oscilloscope Watch To See Your Hardware Beat To The Beat Of The Drums

Some day archeologists will look back on our civilization and wonder why we had so many smart watches. Case in point: <a target="_blank" href="

WSJ: Google To Push Android Further By Making A Games Console, Smart Watch, Media-Streamer & Low Cost Smartphones Itself

Google is working on building multiple new devices to keep pushing its globally dominant Android OS beyond smartphones and tablets. It's building its own games console and a smart watch that would con

As Mobile Devices Morph Into Wearables, Keyboard Maker MessagEase Wants Your Fingers To Settle On Its Qwerty Killer

MessagEase is an alternative keyboard that uses a mixture of taps and gestures combined with a radically different keyboard layout designed to speed up text input by minimising typing movements. Its m

New Workout App For Pebble Shows Why Your Wrist Might Be The New Hot Spot For Mobile Devs

A new app created by Toronto-based developer and entrepreneur Alex Kennberg uses the Pebble to take users through a standard 7-minute workout (made popular through media coverage at outlets including

Meet Agent, A Smartwatch With A Second Processor For Minimizing Power Consumption And Wireless Charging

Smart watches are all the rage, and judging by the turnout and level of enthusiasm at the recently year one meetup for Pebble Kickstarter backers in San Francisco which I attended last week, there's a

Smartwatch Market Could Be A Third The Size Of The Netbook Market This Year (Maybe)

It's almost like Apple, Google, Samsung and Microsoft have actually launched smartwatches. Except of course they haven't. But who cares! Analyst house ABI Research has been stroking its collective bea

Pebble Watchface SDK Now Available, Let’s See What This Smart Watch Can Do

Pebble has officially released its SDK, after promising to deliver it during the second week of April. This qualifies, if only just, and arrives alongside firmware update version 1.1 for PebbleOS. The

Pebble Firmware Update 1.9 Delivers A Non-Watchface App – The Classic Game Of Snake

Pebble has just updated its smart watch, complete with a much-improved interface and new watchfaces. But the exciting thing here is the addition of a game you likely remember from the days when your c

Samsung Confirms It Will Build A Smart Watch As Speculation About Apple’s iWatch Continues

Samsung is indeed working on a smart watch, the company's Executive Vice President of Mobile told Bloomberg in an interview today. "We are preparing products for the future, and the watch is definitel

Fly Or Die: Smart Watch Edition

As the race toward mainstream wearable computing <a href="">heats up</a>, watche

You Don’t Want An iWatch

Proposing that entrenched sub-cultures should try something new is dangerous. Going into guitar forums with a new idea is a prospect fraught with peril for anyone who dares move beyond the six-strings
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