Apple Watch Series 5 hands-on – gpgmail

[ad_1] The new Apple Watch is even harder to distinguish from its predecessor than the new iPhone. Given the fact that Fitbit’s smartwatches appear more and more Apple-like with every new generation, however, maybe the company’s onto something here. Like the iPhone, Apple hasn’t touched the Watch’s design for a while now, leading one to […]

Fitbit Versa 2 review – gpgmail

[ad_1] The Versa didn’t single-handedly save Fitbit, but it gave the struggling wearable company a way forward. The smartwatch demonstrated the potential for life beyond the fitness tracker. It also proved that Fitbit was finally ready to offer a product that could compete with the utterly dominant Apple Watch. Last year’s Versa Lite was, by […]

Nike Huaraches get updated for the smartphone age – gpgmail

[ad_1] Ever since they went from Back to the Future fantasy to real world wearable tech, Nike has promised that the Adapt line was more than just a one-off gimmick. Slowly but surely, the company has made its self-lacing motor technology more accessible, most notably though its long awaited Adapt BB sneakers, which arrived earlier […]

Fitbit Announces Versa 2 Smartwatch With Alexa

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Fitbit scooped up the remains of fan-favorite smartwatch maker Pebble several years ago, using that expertise to launch its own line of smartwatches. The Ionic came first, and then the smaller, cheaper Versa. Now, Fitbit is back with a […]

Fitbit cofounders James Park and Eric Friedman are coming to Disrupt SF – gpgmail

[ad_1] Ten years ago, a hardware startup launched a fitness device on stage at gpgmail 50. The $99 gadget combined a pedometer with a diet monitoring system, designed to help wearers meet their fitness goals. Of course, a lot has changed for Fitbit in the intervening decade. The company has since become synonymous with fitness […]

Apple, Samsung continue growth as North American wearables market hits $2B – gpgmail

[ad_1] New numbers out of Canalys show strong continued growth for the North America wearables market for Q2. The market hit $2 billion value for the quarter, according to the firm, marking a 38% year over year growth. It’s not exactly earth shattering, but it’s steady for a category that felt almost dead in the […]

Misfit releases a new Wear OS smartwatch – gpgmail

[ad_1] It’s almost certainly no coincidence that Misfit’s new smartwatch bears more than a passing resemblance to the Fossil devices announced a week or two back. The one-time modular fitness startup has been part of the Fossil family since 2015, introducing its first full-on smartwatch two years later. The lines have continued to blur between […]

Huawei Reveals HarmonyOS, a Possible Replacement for Android

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Huawei has a new tool that might help it survive in the face of an oppressive US trade ban. After months of uncertainty, Huawei has unveiled its custom operating system, which it calls HarmonyOS. Previously known only as Hongmeng, […]

The smartwatch category is growing, as Apple remains dominant – gpgmail

[ad_1] Fitbit and Samsung have capitalized as well — can Google do the same? Brian Heater @bheater / 7 hours Last week Samsung and Fossil kicked off the week by announcing new smartwatches. On the same day. At the same time. From a brief moment, it felt like 2015 all over again, when the world […]

Fossil Releases Gen 5 Smartwatches, Keeps Wear OS on Life Support

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Precious few consumer electronics brands are still making smartwatches with Google’s Wear OS, but Fossil is at the top of that meager heap. It makes smartwatches under brands like Diesel, Skagen, and more. Today, the company has announced new […]