Smartwatches

The Top Stylish Smartwatch Hybrids Available Now

Stylish smartwatch hybrids are on the rise. We’re not talking full-on digital display watches such as the Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 or the Montblanc Summit here – we mean analogue style watches with smart tech baked in behind the scenes.<p>“Hybrid smartwatches sales volumes will grow 77% annually …

Wearable Tech

Deal: Pre-order the LG G6 from B&H, get a free Watch Style

LG so desperately wants you to buy the new LG G6 that they are willing to throw TVs, Google Homes and now, smartwatches at you. That’s right, you can get a LG Watch Style smartwatch for free when you pre-order an LG G6 from B&H.<p>But only in Rose Gold. Yeah sorry, it looks like the Silver and …

LG G6

Finally, a Smartwatch For Low-Key Fitness Enthusiasts

For the health and fitness-obsessed, smartwatches can be seriously helpful tools. They can help you track your mileage, measure your heart rate, and …

Wearable Tech

Acer’s new Leap Ware smartwatch looks like a Pebble Time Round with more sensors

Acer announced its Leap Ware smartwatch today that features the MediaTek MT2523 chipset and the company’s MT2511 bio-sensing chip. Acer appears to be positioning the smartwatch as a stylish, fitness-oriented device that can monitor heart rate, stamina, stress / fatigue levels, and UV ray exposure. …

Apple

The WeLoop Hey S3 is an Apple Watch clone you can snag for just $78 in China

If you really want to get a smartwatch that looks like the Apple Watch, but don’t want to spend $269 to get the lowest priced model, you can try to snag the newly announced clone, the WeLoop Hey S3. It’s priced at just 539 Yuan. or $78, which is almost an impulse buy price. The bad news? It’s only …

Apple Watch

Why don’t more smartwatches have a flashlight?

Acer’s new wearable seems unimpressive, but it’s got at least one useful thing<p>Acer announced a <i>lot</i> of new products today: powerful gaming laptops, fancy monitors to go with them, and even a 360-degree camera that can make voice calls. One item on that list was the Leap Ware smartwatch. Now, I don’t …

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Smartwatches need to distinguish themselves with software as well as hardware

If I had to give companies looking to enter the smartwatch space in 2017 one piece of advice, it would be, simply: don’t. Failing point one, due to investor pressure or the spirit of a long dead financial partner’s ghost visiting you in the night, seriously consider building your own operating …

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Score major savings on these three popular Pebble Smartwatch models

If you’ve been considering a Pebble smartwatch, now may be a great time to buy one, as Amazon has three models on sale for a limited time. With …

Pebble

Casio Pro Trek Smart WSD-F20 makes US commercial debut at $500 with Android Wear 2.0

While owners of a frustratingly large number of past-generation Android Wear devices continue to be kept waiting for their long overdue 2.0 software …

Apple

Now you can buy the Casio ProTrek WSD-F20, which runs Android Wear 2.0

Smartwatches don’t have to be so expensive, but Casio is trying to give a very specific consumer a tailored device. That’s why you better be ready to …

Apple

Can a $200 ZTE Stand Up Against the Top Smartwatches?

Let’s start with the negatives. The ZTE Quartz smartwatch doesn’t have a heart rate monitor, so the fitness addict won’t buy it. It lacks an NFC …

Apple

Apple Watch NikeLab

Pairing a light bone/black band with a Space Gray body, the Apple Watch NikeLab gives the world's most common smartwatch a highly distinctive look. …

Apple

People poke at Trump and 'General E. Watch'

President Trump took to Twitter Monday morning to, as often is the case, complain about the media.<p>And this time around, he used an unusual abbreviation.<p>Wait. Who is General E. Watch?<p>The president was referring to "General Election Watch."<p>But that didn't stop people on Twitter from trolling.

Elections

Google Fit update finally brings strength training feature to all Android Wear 2.0 watches

Whether you have a new Android Wear 2.0 watch or a first-gen model that just received an update, they’re about to get a lot more buffed. We already know the new Google Fit app brings a bunch of new trackers and motivators for workout buffs, but in the latest update, Google is finally turning on the …

Google

Apple Watch Series 3 Rumors: What Apple’s Planning for its Next Smartwatch

Although the smartwatch is still very much a niche category, it's hard to deny that the Apple Watch has established itself at the top of the heap for …

Apple

This $30 stainless steel Apple Watch link bracelet looks just like Apple’s $450 band

Apple’s stainless steel link bracelet is absolutely gorgeous, and we highly recommend it to anyone out there with an Apple Watch… provided you have …

Apple

Wallpaper Weekends: ‘In the Hall of the Mountain King’ for iPhone, iPad, Mac, & Apple Watch

Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high-quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, and Apple Watch.<p>This …

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This stylish and durable ‘paper’ watch is impossible to tear

Why it matters to you<p>The stylish Papr Watch is a design worth considering if you're looking for a simple timepiece that looks a little different.<p>If …

Apple

This week’s top stories: Manually update to Android Wear 2.0, Galaxy Note 8 rumors, Nexus 6P battery issues, & more

<b>In this week’s top stories:</b> Our look at how to update your Android Wear watch to Android Wear 2.0 manually, Galaxy Note 8 rumored to have a dual-camera design, and Google is being sued over battery issues with the Nexus 6P.<p>Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!<p>We kick things off this week with our …

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This retro Mac-shaped iPhone stand looks nice, but is kind of pointless

A few months back, Elago released its W3 Apple Watch stand, which took advantage of the wearable’s Nightstand mode to serve as a clever bedside stand to charge your watch while simultaneously making it look like the world’s most adorable original Macintosh. Now, the company is hoping to strike …

iPhone

Apple is issuing its Watch owners an Earth Day fitness challenge

Why it matters to you<p>Beyond the fact that stickers are cool, our planet is even cooler. Apple wants to raise awareness about the environment, and you …

Apple

Latest Android Studio Canary offers Android Wear developers a digital crown emulator

Android Studio, a Google-built tool for developers to use when making Android applications, is focused on making it easy for developers to quickly visualize their apps in action. To further improve the Android Wear developer experience, Google is introducing a new tool that emulates the rotating …

Software

Apple adds Earth Day fitness badge to Apple Watch

Just a couple of days after releasing its new NikeLab version of the Apple Watch, Apple is leveraging the device's reputation as a fitness tool to join in the Earth Day festivities.<p>Early Saturday, Apple CEO Tim Cook posted a photo of a new special edition achievement badge on the Apple Watch …

Apple

Your ultimate guide to the weekend's live sport: What to watch, where to watch it and who's going to win

Stuck on which of the terrific sport on television this weekend you cannot miss? Never fear because we've rounded up the five best things to get your sporting mojo working so bad you'll be desperate for a rest on Sunday night.<p>Saturday<p>1. Munster vs Saracens, Champions Cup semi-final<p><b>What is it?</b><p>It's …

Soccer

Grab a Budget Apple Watch Link Bracelet Knock-Off From OULUOQI

OULUOQI sent me their Apple Watch Link Bracelet replica for review. I was surprised at just how close it is to Apple‘s for less than a quarter of the …

Apple

Apple is already using a screen technology that’s better than OLED, report says

Apple is widely expected to launch an OLED iPhone this year, which would be a first for the iPhone since its introduction 10 years ago. But a new …

iPhone

Life, Connected with TAG Heuer

To live a smart life, you need smart technology. Here, we showcase some of the hottest connected devices designed for life on the go.<p>From our …

Internet of Things

Best Fitbit Alta (HR) Replacement Band

<b>Fitbit,</b> one fo the leading companies in the U.S when it comes to fitness wearables, its product line, fitness trackers has been the top choice of …

Wearable Tech

Apple makes half a gallon of synthetic human sweat each day to test its products

Here’s one quality assurance and environment-related test you didn’t expect from the iPhone maker: Apple manufactures half of gallon of sweat each …

Apple Watch

Overcast just fixed the Apple Watch’s missing podcast support

Overcast, one of the best and most popular podcast apps for iOS, has a new update out that lets you send individual podcasts to the Apple Watch so you can listen to them even when you're not in the vicinity of your phone. Apple's own Podcasts app doesn't let you do this, although you can send a …

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