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Disney Vodafone Neo sorta turns Grogu into a Tamagotchi

Disney Vodafone Neo sorta turns Grogu into a Tamagotchi

The Neo is a smartwatch made in a collaboration between Disney and Vodafone. This watch utilizes technology developed or licensed by Vodafone with characters, sounds, and imagery from Disney. The Neo is called "the smart kids watch" by Vodafone, and is "designed & connected by Vodafone, featuring Disney." One of the "sidekick" characters featured with the device is Grogu, AKA The Mandalorian character previously known as "The Child" (unofficially nicknamed Baby Yoda!)

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Garmin gamer smartwatch allows YouTuber heart rate streaming

Garmin gamer smartwatch allows YouTuber heart rate streaming

Garmin made a smartwatch specifically for gamers called Instinct Esports Edition. As the name implies, this is a version of a watch that's already been released, this time made instead with gamers in mind, instead of a primary focus on outdoor sports. This new watch will be sold in stores in time for the holiday season 2020 - you might even see them available for sale later today!

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Polar Vantage V2 sports watch revealed with new design and power

Polar Vantage V2 sports watch revealed with new design and power

The Polar Vantage V2 was revealed with a "stunning lightweight premium design" right out the gate. This device has advance performance testing and splits its focus between training, recovery, and "life." This smartwatch works with the full suite of Polar service as well as your average everyday smartwatch features.

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TicWatch Pro 3 released with Wear OS and tracking aplenty

TicWatch Pro 3 released with Wear OS and tracking aplenty

Today the folks at Mobvoi revealed the first Wear OS watch to utilize the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100 processor platform. The device is called TicWatch Pro 3, and it rolls with a surprisingly robust set of features for its price. This smartwatch works with fitness tracking, health monitoring, "duel-display 2.0" tech, NFC with Google Pay, and a quoted "up to 72 hours use in Smart Mode" battery life.

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Apple Fitness+ subscription uses Watch, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV for health

Apple Fitness+ subscription uses Watch, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV for health

There's a new subscription service from Apple called Apple Fitness+ that's centered on the Apple Watch. This service utilizes the sensors and the display powers of the Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV to deliver an all-encompassing health and fitness service. It'll be available soon in the USA, UK, New Zealand, Ireland, Canada, and Australia.

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Apple Watch SE revealed with lower price

Apple Watch SE revealed with lower price

The Apple Watch SE was revealed by Apple today as a low-cost alternative to the main series wearable. This device works with the same look and feel of the full-powered Apple Watch. It has the same display as the main Apple Watch Series 6, and it works with standard Apple Watch straps - so what's the drawback?

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Fitbit ECG app cleared by FDA for heart health self-assessment

Fitbit ECG app cleared by FDA for heart health self-assessment

Today Fitbit was announced to gain FDA clearance for their new ECG app. Fitbit also received a CE mark in the European Union for their ECG app. This app will work with the Fitbit Sense, a wrist-bound smart fitness device that looks a lot like a watch but provides fitness tracking and health features aplenty.

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Huawei Watch Fit looks like a stretched out Apple Watch with 10-day battery

Huawei Watch Fit looks like a stretched out Apple Watch with 10-day battery

The most interesting smartwatch revealed this year has to be the Huawei Watch Fit. This device comes in several different colors, has a rectangular face, and works with its own unique operating system. This is easily the most sleek looking smartwatch we've yet seen with this sort of... stretched look to it - with 1.64-inches of AMOLED goodness therein.

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Apple event on September 15th: What to expect

Apple event on September 15th: What to expect

Apple may toss a wrench into expectations for their next big event. Where before this week it was expected that Apple would soon reveal the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro, rumors today suggest that we'll see an iPad and an Apple Watch instead. Could this be a major upset for iPhone fans looking to upgrade to a new model this Fall, or is this just a sign that Apple's switching up their game just a little bit?

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Rebble Alliance unveils grants to breathe new life into old Pebble watches

Rebble Alliance unveils grants to breathe new life into old Pebble watches

Remember the Pebble smartwatch? Despite being officially discontinued and several years old at this point, there are still some diehard fans out there keeping the hardware alive, and a team called Rebble Alliance plays an important part in this. Whereas the web services for Pebble watches used to come from Pebble Technology Corp., they now come (unofficially) from Rebble, which has announced a new initiative called Rebble Grants.

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Apple Watch Series 6 newest leaked feature has Blood Oxygen focus

Apple Watch Series 6 newest leaked feature has Blood Oxygen focus

The next Apple Watch is in focus in today's next batch of leaked product info. From Taiwan we've got a leak about Apple Watch 6, s watch that'll reportedly come with a new blood oxygen monitoring sensor. This Apple Watch Series 6 release will be released with a big health focus, with a number of other sensors and smart monitoring features onboard.

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Garmin outage: What we know about this apparent ransomware attack

Garmin outage: What we know about this apparent ransomware attack

This week Garmin services and production were reportedly the victim of a ransomware attack. As a result, Garmin experienced an outage that affected Garmin.com and Garmin Connect, as well as Garmin call centers. This attack's various hits meant that at the same time Garmin was experiencing what was likely the most comprehensive loss of service in its history, the company was completely unable to reieve service calls, emails, or participate in online chats.

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