smartwatches

Will hybrid smartwatches prove a more tempting solution to consumers?

Will hybrid smartwatches prove a more tempting solution to consumers?

Could hybrid smartwatches bridge the gap between early adopters and regular people? That’s the hope of Sonny Vu, CTO for connected devices at Fossil Group. Vu detailed a plan to create a new
Is consumer interest in smartwatches on the decline?

Is consumer interest in smartwatches on the decline?

It looks like all the hype over smartwatches might be slowly dwindling. So far, no company seems to be able to figure out what to do next to advance the smart wearable watch world. Over two years ago,
Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

According to a recent Gartner survey, almost a third of fitness tracker or smartwatch owners end up ditching them. The survey studied about 9,000 users from the U.S., Australia and the U.K. Reasons

Casio unveils its new outdoor smartwatch, the WSD-F20, at CES 2017

Casio at CES 2017 took the wraps off of its new outdoor focused smartwatch, the WSD-F20. The naming convention might feel uninspired, but it makes some notable improvements over last year’s

A Swarovski smartwatch powered by Android Wear is coming soon

Swarovski at CES 2017 during the Qualcomm press conference teased its own smartwatch, set to be unveiled at Baselworld 2017, the World Watch and Jewelry Show. Swarovski is calling it the Swarovski
Casio's new rugged Android Wear watch will launch in April with Wear 2.0

Casio's new rugged Android Wear watch will launch in April with Wear 2.0

Most Android Wear watches can take a splash, but knock them around and they might not hold up very well. Casio's first Android Wear device was an exception with its MIL-STD-810G rating, and the second

Swarovski to Introduce Android Wear Smartwatch in March

Yesterday, during Qualcomm’s short CES press event, where the company announced full details of its Snapdragon 835 processor, we were also treated to a teaser for an upcoming Swarovski product.

Casio has a New Outdoor Android Wear Watch, This Time With GPS

Last year at CES, Casio introduced their first Android Wear watch, a $500 outdoor-focused wearable for the extreme crowd. Unfortunately, it lacked one of the most important pieces of outdoor tech, a

New Balance’s Android Wear RunIQ Watch Arrives February for $299, Pre-Order Tomorrow

At CES 2016, New Balance announced that it had an Android Wear device in the works that was supposed to launch before the end of the year. That never did happen, but we’re now at CES 2017 and they are

Samsung and Under Armour partner up to bring enhanced apps to wearables

Today during CES 2017, Samsung announced a new partnership with Under Armour to bring a new level of activity tracking, fitness routines, and nutrition information to its wearable devices. Join us

New Balance announces the RunIQ Android Wear smartwatch at CES

We’ve been waiting for a new set of Android Wear devices for a while now, and it looks like 2017 is going to deliver. New Balance has announced a new RunIQ Android Wear device that wants to tackle
Misfit Vapor Smartwatch has a fully round 1.39-inch display

Misfit Vapor Smartwatch has a fully round 1.39-inch display

Misfit has announced a new smartwatch called Vapor, a wearable with a fully round 1.39-inch AMOLED display with a 326ppi resolution and a ‘vibrant color palette,’ according to the company. This

Fossil debuts a trio of hybrid watches that pair with Android phones

Watch maker Fossil today announced three new “hybrid” watches as part of its growing Q line of wearables. Falling somewhere between the full-on touch experience of Android Wear and activity trackers,

Samsung expands market for Gear smartwatches via iOS compatability

It took Samsung quite a while, but Samsung has finally released an iOS app that enables users to connect some of their smartwatches with their Apple smartphone. The new iOS app will work with the Gear

ZTE to release an Android Wear smartwatch with a long life cycle in 2017

While companies like Motorola are taking a step back from Android Wear smartwatches in 2017, other device makers like ZTE are more than willing to give this niche a go. According to CNET, the Chinese
Fitbit Styles Up Luxury Expertise With Euro Smartwatch Maker Purchase

Fitbit Styles Up Luxury Expertise With Euro Smartwatch Maker Purchase

But Fitbit doesn't want its current line of watches
Looks like the women's models of the Huawei Watch are getting discontinued

Looks like the women's models of the Huawei Watch are getting discontinued

We knew this time would come. By all appearances, the Huawei Watch models geared for women are on their way out the door into the nether. Whether the pages don't exist anymore or the item listings
Fitbit Styles Up Luxury Expertise With Euro Smartwatch Maker Purchase

Fitbit Styles Up Luxury Expertise With Euro Smartwatch Maker Purchase

But Fitbit doesn't want its current line of watches

ZTE planning to release a new Android Wear smartwatch in 2017

Google made a big splash last year when it announced Android Wear 2.0 with a variety of new features and improvements. However, not much happened after that as manufacturers ended up not releasing any
Android Wear 2.0 is launching in early February

Android Wear 2.0 is launching in early February

Google was supposed to release Android Wear 2.0 last fall, but there were... issues. Specifically, feedback for the developer preview was quite negative. Google decided to reassess and pushed the
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