Items tagged with wearables

Samsung looks to give the wearable device industry a swift kick in the pants with its upcoming limited edition Shortcut Sneaker. The smart sneaker will allow wearers to perform certain actions on a Samsung phone simply by moving their feet. When it comes to smart wearable devices, a shoe may be one of the last... Read more...
Oh snap, eager fans of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 6 could be in for some disappointment, namely a meager increase in battery capacity. Prior leaks assumed Samsung was developing a 4,000 mAh combined capacity for the Flip 6, but newly leaked information claims only a slight bump over the Flip 5's 3,600 mAh... Read more...
Humane is looking to sell the business after its AI pin got panned by reviewers, with some calling it the worst product they’ve ever had to review. According to Bloomberg, Humane is hoping to sell from anywhere between “$750 million and $1 billion,” although that’s probably extremely hopeful considering just how... Read more...
Samsung teased the Galaxy Ring at Unpacked 2024 in January, and now the company has confirmed more details about its inaugural wearable health tracker. It will be able to monitor blood flow, ECG, make contactless payments, and is expected to be available this July. Wearable tech is getting serious, smaller, and... Read more...
Consumers can already suit up with a smartwatch, a smart ring, and a pair of smart glasses, and soon they may be able to add smart earrings to their list of fashionable smart accessories. Designed by researchers at the University of Washington, the Thermal Earring is a wireless wearable that continuously monitors a... Read more...
More than a few exhibitors at CES 2024 seem to believe that smart rings are the next big fad in wearable tech. For one (er, two), Amazfit's Helio Ring and WHSP Ring would like a place on your hands the next time you hit the gym or go to sleep. For folks who abhor or have gotten tired of wearing watches, these rings... Read more...
Google Pixel Watch 2: Starting at $349.99 The Google Watch 2 builds on the success of the original with better performance, battery life, and fitness tracking, but its starting price is still relatively high. Bright, sharp display A solid day of battery life Extremely comfortable on the wrist Stylish design Uses proprietary band connector... Read more...
Apple is preparing for its next big event where it will reveal the new iPhone family of smartphones and its highly-popular next-gen Apple Watch. While the Apple Watch is set to celebrate its tenth-anniversary next year, this year's version will probably seem lackluster in terms of anything new. It is no surprise... Read more...
Rumors percolated for years that Google would release its own smartwatch, but year after year, Android wearable fans were left with dwindling options. Google finally got it together in 2022, releasing the Pixel Watch (above). That device is coming up on a year old, and its replacement, presumably the Pixel Watch 2... Read more...
Remember the com-badges on Star Trek? Just tap your badge and talk to get any information available to your crewmembers or ship's computer. It's a wonderful fantasy from the 24th century, and maybe it'll be reality if we keep making progress at this rate, because Humane just demoed a device that only seems a few steps... Read more...
An Apple Watch owner claims his smartwatch exploded after a night of overheating. After contacting Apple about the incident, the company asked the man not to share his story. Apple recently launched its latest Apple Watch 8 at its Far Out event. The new family of smartwatches also introduced a new high-end device... Read more...
Google unveiled the design of its upcoming Pixel Watch at Google I/O earlier this year, but left pricing and release date information sparse. The company simply stated that the smart watch is coming some time this fall. However, an anonymous tipster claiming to have inside information has passed along some details to... Read more...
As Apple gets set to launch its next generation of its Apple Watch, the Series 7 (Product) RED version is on sale. Along with it, there are several other popular wearables on sale as well. Apple is expected to announce its next generation smartwatch in the first half of September. The changes to the upcoming Series... Read more...
Qualcomm on Tuesday announced its Snapdragon W5+ Gen 1 and W5 Gen platforms, calling the latest hardware upgrade its "most advanced leap yet" in the wearables sector. That's not just marketing hyperbole, either. Qualcomm is claiming twice the performance and a massive uplift in battery life compared to its Snapdragon... Read more...
I really like my Apple Watch Series 7, and for a variety of reasons. If I were able to take a mulligan on purchasing it a little over a month ago, however, I might bite though not because I'm unhappy with it for any reason. Instead, I'd place an order today instead of when I did, because it's currently on sale for a... Read more...
The Google Pixel 6 phones are about to get a companion in the form of a bezel-less smartwatch according to leaked photos. The leaked images that are purported to be marketing images from Google show the bezel-free watch in all its glory. The Pixel 6 and 6 Pro launched not too long ago and received a mostly warm... Read more...
There are plenty of gadgets you can play games on—PCs, dedicated game consoles, tablets, smartphones, and so forth. Will wearables represent the next gaming frontier? We'll have to wait and see, but Tag Heuer has taken a step in that general direction with its Connected Super Mario Limited Edition smartwatch. A... Read more...
Only six months elapsed between the launch of Samsung's original Galaxy Watch Active and the Galaxy Watch Active 2, the latter of which came out in August 2019. Since then, however, there has not been a new iteration. A new model is coming, though, and some supposedly leaked renders showcase a few design changes that... Read more...
In case you missed it, the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro smartphones are coming on March 23. That announcement seemed inevitable, since smartphones tend to launch on a roughly a production schedule. While the price of OnePlus smartphones has crept up over the years, shifting its reputation from that of value-priced flagship... Read more...
Hey there, you reading this—you are quite literally a hot human being. We mean that sincerely. The fact of the matter is, the human body produces heat (kind of necessary for our survival and all), and this has led to a team of researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder to pose the question, can body heat drive... Read more...
OnePlus has made a name for itself by shaking up the Android smartphone market with phones that focus on value rather than ultra-premium prices (see our OnePlus Nord review for a recent example), but in a few months, it will add a smartwatch to its portfolio. No exact release date has been set, only that it is coming... Read more...
Smart watches are a great gift idea, especially for those in our lives who love tracking their workouts and checking out notifications from their phones without picking up the ol' glass slab. Garmin makes a pretty wide array of smart watches, and right now those devices have some killer deals going on Amazon. Let's... Read more...
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