Wearable Tech

watchOS 3.2 brings 6 unique face colors to Apple Watch Nike+, new band-matching colors to other faces

Apple’s new watchOS 3.2 software update for Apple Watch brings Theater Mode and SiriKit to all users, and there are a few new watch face colors in the official release as well. Apple Watch Nike+ gains six unique watch face colors while other Apple Watch models also have new band-matching …

Smartwatches

The Huawei Watch 2 (and Android Wear 2) have all the same smartwatch problems

Generally, smartwatches aren't worth the time it takes to charge them.<p>But when Huawei handed me a review unit of their new Huawei Watch 2, which has pretty much all the tech you can stuff into a smartwatch these days, and runs the new Android Wear 2, I decided to give it a chance.<p>Unfortunately, …

Consumer Tech

watchOS 3.2 is now live: if you've got an Apple Watch then you just got new features and functionality

watchOS 3.2 is now live and introduces a series of new features to Apple's popular smartwatch.<p>First up is the ability to now use Siri with apps and …

Smartwatches

Next Apple Watch could be a phone, too

The next generation of Apple Watch could be a whole lot more useful. Analyst Christopher Rolland said that based on a recent supply chain analysis in Asia he believes the third generation Apple Watch may feature cellular connectivity. USA TODAY

Smartwatches

Best smartwatch you can buy today

If you're going to wear a wrist computer, it may as well be the best!<p>Our phones are capable of an incredible level of computing, and most of us …

Consumer Tech

Would you pay more for an LTE-equipped Apple Watch? [Poll]

One of the long-running rumors for Apple Watch is the addition of a cellular data connection. Earlier this month, Zac outlined a few of the problems a data connection could solve, while we’ve also noted of a few of the technical hurdles involved in implementing the feature.<p>Would you pay more for an …

Smartwatches

New Apple Watch Update Lets Siri Control Your Workout Apps

Meet your new personal trainer, Siri. September marked the first time Siri could complete tasks that involved entering a third-party app on iPhone …

iOS

Casio's new connected watches will always keep perfect time

The company's new watch uses radio waves and the internet to stay up to date.<p>If you're always late because your analogue watch is off by a few minutes, then perhaps Casio's new timepieces will save you from future embarrassment.<p>The Japanese watchmaker will soon be releasing a new set of …

Watches

Track your workouts with the Samsung Gear Fit 2, now $50 off from Amazon

Activity trackers have become some of the most popular smart devices in recent years with makers like Fitbit and Garmin releasing a wide array of …

Consumer Tech

All the new Apple Watch bands—and third-party knockoffs for under $25

New for Spring 2017Spring is in the air, and Apple wants to put a new Apple Watch band on your wrist to celebrate. On Tuesday, the company announced …

Apple Watch

21 free device mockups for designers

A picture just doesn’t feel complete without a proper frame—and the same goes for showcasing designs.<p>Check out our curated list of free device …

Graphics

Even Switzerland Is Obsessed With Smartwatches Now

The Swiss watch market exists within a blissful parallel universe. In this magical place, people celebrate the contemplative beauty of a perpetual …

Watches

Analyst predicts LTE-capable Apple Watch Series 3, no Lightning change on iPhone 8

With a faster processor (or “System in Package”) under the hood, standalone GPS connectivity, super-bright display and enhanced water resistance, …

iPhone

Adidas' All Day app aims to help you stay fit and eat healthy

Earlier this month, at SXSW, Adidas teased it was working on new, "open" digital fitness products. And today we're getting a clearer picture of its strategy, thanks to the introduction of All Day, an app for iOS and Android that's designed for "versatile" athletes. What this means, according to …

Adidas

Samsung patents secondary dial display on smartwatch, another use for flexible displays

Up until this time, we are still waiting for Samsung to go big on announcing a product utilizing its numerous patents relating to flexible displays. …

Samsung

Frederique Constant elegantly adds smartwatch functionality to any watch

For those who can't totally leave the analog world.Frederique Constant is giving watch aficionados an elegant way to seamlessly add smartwatch …

Consumer Tech

tapdo Wearable Button Offers 20 Programmable Functions (video)

tapdo technologies has created a new wearable button that can be programmed to carry out 20 different functions by simply recognising which part of …

Home Automation

LG Watch Style

The LG Watch Style ($249) combines fashion and functionality better than most smartwatches, but it sacrifices some features in the process. …

Consumer Tech

E-Tattoos Let You Control Your Phone With Your Skin

A German university partnered with Google to make on-skin devices that can register as digital controls<p>On-skin devices are the next step in wearable …

Consumer Tech

The 14 Most Incredible Watches From Baselworld 2017

Every spring the biggest brands in watchmaking get together in Basel, Switzerland to show off their latest, greatest achievements. Of the hundreds of …

Watches

Great deal! These are our 3 favorite Amazon tech deals today

Amazon’s limited-time Gold Box deals for Tuesday, March 28, include a popular fitness tracker, a superfast router, and a set of noise-canceling …

Headphones

Next Apple Watch to Have Internet Connectivity: Analyst (AAPL, FIT)

The next edition of Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) smartwatch, Apple Watch, will contain a cellular modem enabling it to have wireless connectivity and to …

Smartwatches

Latest Police Technology: GPS Tracking Darts Could Make High-Speed Chases History

On March 11, Alejandro Torrez, 16, was driving his mother's 2005 Chrysler sedan 90 miles per hour on U.S. route 131 in Kentwood, Michigan, when a …

Policing

Top hybrid smartwatches of 2017, the best of both worlds

Traditional watchmakers are gradually dragging their watch brands into the 21st century.<p>Analogue or hybrid watches are classic looking timepieces …

Consumer Tech

LOOK: Sydney student's 'unlosable' eyewear to see more countries

An enterprising Australian student has developed a pair of "unlosable" eyeglasses. He got Silicon Valley's support and co-founded Tzukuri in Sydney …

Consumer Tech

Under Armour Architech Futurist

Borrowing from their 3D printed running shoe, the Under Armour Architech Futurist expands their tech-based line with a high-top variant. It's …

Shopping

New Fitbit Alta HR sleep tracking could be eye-opening

With the new Alta HR ($150 to $180), Fitbit has added more detail and helpful context to its sleep tracking data. The new features, accessible via …

Consumer Tech

Now your Facebook friends can see where you are on Messenger (with GPS tracking)

It’s the last thing you need if you’re trying to spin a story that the reason you’re late is you’ve been ‘held up at work’ – but Facebook will now …

Facebook

Track your swim session with these smart googles

Water resistance is slowly becoming a standard feature of fitness trackers and smartwatches these days. While many of these devices monitor swimming, …

Consumer Tech

Dial Barometers

ClimeMET CM4300 Barometer Dial<p>£33.29<p>Keep track of the Great British weather with our 9 inch Barometer dial which can be used either indoors or …

Watches