Smartwatches

How to calibrate an Apple Watch for accurate pace & calorie measurements

Tips<p>The Apple Watch is pretty adept as a fitness device, but every person has different dimensions, which can lead to varying pace, distance, and …

Watches

Pad & Quill Heritage and Field Strap Apple Watch bands: High quality, great looks, and full-grain leather

The Apple Watch is the best smartwatch, but Apple's leather bands start at $149. Pad & Quill offers various options for a third less.<p>If you own an …

Watches

Fossil launches the Misfit Vapour smartwatch with Android Wear 2.0 in India at Rs 14,495

American fashion watch brand <b>Fossil</b> on Wednesday announced the launch of Misfit Vapour, its <b>Android Wear 2.0</b> powered smartwatch, in India. The …

Wearable Tech

Your Apple Watch is About to Become More Useful at the Gym

TIME Health<p>For more, visit TIME Health.<p>Anyone who has worn a fitness tracker or smartwatch to the gym has probably noticed that the stats on your …

Watches

CARROT Weather is My Favorite Apple Watch App

It may seem odd to choose a weather app as my favorite on Apple’s smallest screen, but this is actually one of the more useful categories on the Watch. Well, it should be, anyway. Unfortunately, many of the name brand watchOS weather apps fall somewhere between “meh” and flaming hot garbage right …

Watches

Workouts++ for Apple Watch delivers podcast playback, Siri integration, more

Workouts++ was released last year as an alternative to Apple’s own Workout app, offering a companion iOS application and more. Nearly a year later, developer David Smith has released version 2.0 of Workouts++, bringing all sorts of new features and changes…<p>Version 2.0 of Workouts++ brings notable …

Apple

LG Watch Style is back down to $100 shipped at B&H (Orig. $250)

B&H offers the LG Style Smartwatch for <b>$99.99 shipped</b>. For comparison, it has a list price of $250, which it still fetches at Best Buy. Today’s offer is a match of our previous mention and the lowest that we’ve seen. Rated 3.9/5 stars.<p>LG Watch Style features:<p>1.2″ P-OLED Display<br>• 360 x 360 Native …

Watches

Get in the holiday spirit with these winter-themed Apple Watch bands [Watch Store]

Just in time for winter wear, check out these seasonal artist-designed, leather Apple Watch bands.<p>These holiday-themed bands are the latest additions to Casetify’s saffiano leather collection in our Watch Store, and they’re fun, high-quality bands. Casetify works with artists who create original …

Watches

Hands on with Ottm’s wonderful wooden Apple Watch band [Video]

In the world of watch straps, we think Ottm, a manufacturer of wooden Apple Watch bands, offers one of the best unboxing experiences.<p>The box itself is plain and simple, but the package is thoughtfully designed, containing extra links and a pin removal tool that makes it very easy to adjust your new …

Watches

This new Apple Watch feature might actually convince me to go back to the gym

I really don’t like gyms. Nothing against them, but they always seem like a place that belongs to someone else.<p>I do <i>really</i> care about running. Give me …

Fitness

[Update: Amazon, B&H] Deal Alert: Huawei Watch 2 is $179 ($120 off) and Watch 2 Classic is $219 ($148 off) at Best Buy

• Update 1: 2017/12/13 1:22am PST Both Amazon and B&H also have deals on the Huawei Watch 2, but they're not on the entire range or aren't as appealing …

Android News

Living with the Apple Watch in Tokyo

After a couple of years trying very hard to stop myself from buying it, I finally gave in and got me an Apple Watch (Series 3 GPS + cellular …

Watches

[Update: Now available for more watches] Google announces which Android Wear watches will get Oreo update, and which already have it

• Update 1: 2017/12/12 3:27am PST Oreo is available on a few more timepieces now<p>As the name implies, Android Wear is simply a variation of Android …

Wearable Tech

The Best Wearables Stocks of 2017

Garmin, Apple, and STMicro all fared much better than “pure plays” like Fitbit and GoPro.<p>The wearables market is still rapidly growing, with research …

Stocks

Privacy Edition

As smartwatches gain in popularity, innovative uses for the wearable technology, along with privacy concerns, continue to pop up. In this roundup, we …

Law

The war for wearables is over, and Apple won

The Apple Watch conquered all comers and became the most important wearable in the world in 2017.<p>The iPhone maker flexed its muscles to take over the …

Apple

Running my first half marathon — with Apple Watch Series 3 and AirPods

On Sunday I ran my very first half marathon race equipped with just my Apple Watch and AirPods. Apple Watch Series 3 includes a built-in GPS and optional cellular so you can map your run and wirelessly stream music without strapping an iPhone to your arm. And AirPods, which can play music from the …

Marathons

Why This FDA Approval Could Be a Huge Deal for Apple

The FDA approval for an Apple Watch accessory could be the first step in a long journey that could amount to huge profitability for the iPhone …

Apple

"We didn't make Apple Park for other people" says Jonathan Ive

Apple's chief designer Jonathan Ive has hit back at the "utterly bizarre" criticisms of the controversial Apple Park, and is returning to managing …

Jonathan Ive

Apple releases new ads to sell millennials on the iPhone X

Still haven't bought the iPhone X? Maybe these videos will convince you.<p>Apple posted three new videos to its Youtube channel Monday, all of which …

Face ID

You thought the Apple Watch was ugly. Now, fashion watches are copying it

When the Apple Watch was unveiled in September 2014, the general consensus among the fashion conscious and tech savvy (and those who are both) was that it was ugly and overpriced—even if you added precious metals and a leather Hermes strap. “18-karat gold hardware in and of itself does not make for …

Watches

Watch Out: 8 Best Apple Watch Cases

Benuo Apple Watch Series 3 Case<p>This simple case from Benuo is ideal for those looking to protect their screen from scratches without compromising the …

For Men

Win some of Apple's top products in this giveaway — a $3,050 value

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Apple products are always at the top of our …

Amazing

How I Keep Tabs on My Heart Health While on the Go

While the $99 KardiaMobile helps me monitor my heart activity, it is another thing I have to carry around. So I was intrigued to hear that AliveCor …

Health

Review: Apple Watch Series 3

Review: Apple Watch Series 3<p>With the third edition of the Apple Watch, the brand has crossed an important milestone for wearable tech. It’s not just …

Watches

Comment: iTunes downloads aren’t going anywhere yet, but likely will eventually

Apple yesterday denied a report that it plans to stop offering music downloads by 2019, offering only the Apple Music streaming service. <i>Digital Music News</i> claimed that plans to do this had been in place since 2016.<p>The company’s denial to us was unequivocal: Apple said it was ‘simply not true.’ But …

Apple

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Review: This Apple Watch Rival Wins on Fitness

Garmin makes a range of fitness trackers in varying shapes and sizes for athletes of all stripes. Runners, swimmers, golfers: No matter what form of …

Wearable Tech

Your Fitness Tracker Is Shaming You and It’s Time to Stand Up For Yourself

If you have an Apple Watch, Fitbit, or fitness tracker, you know how much it can shame you into getting up, walking around, and working out. But sometimes our tracker friend needs to take a hint and step off — especially when we've been working out all week, right? It's a REST DAY, Apple Watch, …

Fitness

Exclusive Offer: Get 15 Percent Off Pad & Quill Accessories for iPhone, iPad, MacBook, and Apple Watch

With holiday shopping in full swing, <i>MacRumors</i> has begun another exclusive partnership, this time with Pad & Quill and focusing on the accessory company's iPhone, iPad, MacBook, and Apple Watch product categories. If you're interested, browse from Pad & Quill's accessories in any of these areas, add …

Watches

Apple Watch 3 Shipments Expected To Surge In 2018 As Popularity Soars

Apple is expected to ship more units of its Apple Watch 3 smartwatch next year as the popularity of the device soars. The overall shipments of the …

Watches