smartwatches

Apple Watch 5 out next month with OLED screen, titanium and ceramic case

Apple Watch 5 out next month with OLED screen, titanium and ceramic case

A lot of attention is naturally given to the upcoming iPhone models, especially considering the rather controversial design change on its back. Fans of Apple's wearable products, however, may have been slightly worried about the lack of rumors on the Apple Watch. Better late than never, those are finally dropping in and, if they are on the mark, this year could see yet another big change for the Apple Watch.

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Garmin has at least four smartwatches heading to IFA 2019

Garmin has at least four smartwatches heading to IFA 2019

Garmin is no longer just about GPS navigation in cars. It isn't even about golf watches. An almost unlikely player in the wearable market, Garmin has started making smartwatches and fitness wearables to jump on that still unstable industry. Despite the uncertainty and the number of players already in the market, Garmin is showing no hints of slowing down. In fact, it might have as many as six such wearable devices coming next week, and four of them have already been leaked.

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Misfit Vapor X puts Wear OS on 3100 chip for under $200

Misfit Vapor X puts Wear OS on 3100 chip for under $200

Your options for a Wear OS smartwatch running the latest chipset just got bigger today, with the new Misfit Vapor X joining the Snapdragon Wear 3100 team. The newest smartwatch from the company runs Google's wearable platform on Qualcomm's latest-generation silicon, and includes integrated GPS as well as Spotify preloaded.

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Apple’s next big thing is in the mind

Apple’s next big thing is in the mind

Apple is ramping up to a revolution in the way you live your life. Right now the most ironic paradox in most people's lives is the complete lack of motivation they feel for keeping their body healthy. I know I feel that way - it seems like a lot of work. I've got a hard enough time trying to act on things I know are right, I've got ADHD, now you want me to remember that going for a bike ride makes me feel good the rest of the day? Madness!

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Apple Watch may be able to detect signs of dementia, brain decline

Apple Watch may be able to detect signs of dementia, brain decline

Apple has slowly but surely been turning its Apple Watch into a tiny medical lab, equipping it with various sensors to paint a picture of the wearer's health and medical condition. There is no shortage of anecdotes and testimonies of how every new Apple Watch feature has saved lives, either through diagnosis or prognosis. Most of those, however, come from the usual heart-related sensors and measurements. A new study, however, is now looking into whether the Apple Watch can also be used to determine the wearer's mental health as well.

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Galaxy Watch Active2 Under Armour Edition official details

Galaxy Watch Active2 Under Armour Edition official details

So we'd heard rumors of this watch, then on the day the Active2 smartwatch was revealed, there was no info about an Under Armour edition. It didn't seem like that much of a stretch to assume that, maybe at one point there'd been a watch like this in the works but it didn't end up being made - or maybe the original rumor was simply untrue. As it turns out, there IS an Under Armour Edition of the Galaxy Watch Active2 and it is... well...

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Fossil Gen 5 Wear OS smartwatches let iPhone users take calls

Fossil Gen 5 Wear OS smartwatches let iPhone users take calls

Fossil isn't giving up on Google's Wear OS, and its fifth-generation smartwatches promise to give iPhone users the attention they may have felt their Android counterparts were enjoying. The Fossil Gen 5 watches will allow iPhone users to not only see that a call is incoming, but answer it and hold a conversation through a speaker built into the smartwatch, too.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 official with magical digital bezel

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 official with magical digital bezel

There's a bit of digital magic going on with the next Samsung smartwatch with what they're calling a "digital bezel" of sorts. They've previously released Samsung Galaxy Watch devices with a physical rotating bezel - this has gone over well. Now they want to simplify - so they've kept the bezel's abilities whilst removing the physical rotation - but how?

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Galaxy Tab S6, Galaxy Watch Active 2 could set a disappointing tone for Unpacked 2019

Galaxy Tab S6, Galaxy Watch Active 2 could set a disappointing tone for Unpacked 2019

Samsung has a busy week ahead before it unveils its second big smartphone of the year. But before it fully announces what is one of its worst kept secrets, it is going to formally reveal its other worst kept secrets. Samsung has released a teaser video for two other Galaxy devices that will be announced tomorrow and next Monday and it's pretty obvious that it will be all about the Galaxy Tabs S6 and Galaxy Watch Active 2, respectively. But instead of drumming up hype for the Galaxy Note 10, the two could have a dampening effect on the excitement instead.

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Galaxy Note 10 reveal is so packed Samsung’s revealing a tablet and smartwatch early

Galaxy Note 10 reveal is so packed Samsung’s revealing a tablet and smartwatch early

Samsung's big Galaxy Note 10 reveal is set for August 7th, and as per usual, we're expecting more than just the phone to be revealed at the show. Samsung's Unpacked event is apparently going to be an affair filled with announcements - so many, in fact, that Samsung is opting to reveal two new devices before the show even starts. Samsung today said that it will announce these two devices in the week leading up to Unpacked, beginning with the first reveal tomorrow.

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Galaxy Watch Active 2 could have a few tricks up its sleeve

Galaxy Watch Active 2 could have a few tricks up its sleeve

Samsung just announced an update to the Galaxy Watch Active with a feature that seemed to embrace its lack of a rotary control. That may hint that the mechanism will truly be on its way out. Band news for fans: that may exactly be the case with the Galaxy Watch Active 2. The good news is that Samsung might not be throwing out the concept entirely and may use that new smooth bezel for something just as useful.

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Galaxy Watch Active promises to meet fitness and lifestyle goals in one

Galaxy Watch Active promises to meet fitness and lifestyle goals in one

The Galaxy Note 10 won't be officially appearing until the second week of August but Samsung is already kicking off the journey towards Unpacked 2019 with a small announcement. The Galaxy Watch Active 2 has been going around the rumor mill a few times but now its current model making a re-debut on its own. And yes, it still doesn't have Samsung's iconic rotary bezel but, in exchange, Samsung promises a new UI with better usability.

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