Wearables

Mobvoi TicWatch GTX is an inexpensive smartwatch with major features

Mobvoi TicWatch GTX is an inexpensive smartwatch with major features

Mobvoi has introduced a new inexpensive smartwatch targeted at consumers who want to track their sleep and activity, but who aren't interested in paying the fees for a more expensive product like an Apple Watch. The new TicWatch GTX has launched for sale today, September 15, for buyers in North America, Europe, the UK, and Australia, offering several notable features at a sub-$100 price point.

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Apple Watch Series 6 and SE – Differences, missing features and the fine print

Apple Watch Series 6 and SE – Differences, missing features and the fine print

Even without iPhone 12, Apple squeezed a lot into its hour-long Apple Watch and iPad event today. Enough, indeed, that some of the details about the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE either got nudged into the fine print or left out altogether. Some of them will save you money, and some of them might just leave you scratching your head.

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Apple Watch Series 6 will ship without an important accessory

Apple Watch Series 6 will ship without an important accessory

Apple Watch Series 6 was the headliner of today's reveal event, and while Apple spent a lot of time talking about the smartwatch's new features and hardware, it also made something of a surprising reveal. In an effort to cut back on electronic waste, Apple says that the Apple Watch Series 6 will ship without a rather important accessory in the box: the AC adapter.

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Apple Watch Family Setup lets kids have one – without the iPhone

Apple Watch Family Setup lets kids have one – without the iPhone

Apple has untethered the Apple Watch from the iPhone, focusing on children and older users who may want the health, fitness, and connectivity benefits of a smartwatch, but don't have the smartphone to go with it. Offered on cellular versions of the Apple Watch, Family Setup will allow the wearable to be configured by a parent or carer.

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Apple Watch Series 6 gets a bunch of new faces and bands

Apple Watch Series 6 gets a bunch of new faces and bands

Just as Apple's tagline for today's reveal event suggested, the Apple Watch Series 6 led the company's announcements today. In addition to new features such as blood oxygen level monitoring and a new processor - the Apple S6 - at the core of the watch, we're getting some additional ways to customize our smartwatches with the Series 6 through new watch faces and bands.

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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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Apple Watch Series 6 revealed with new Blood Oxygen sensor

Apple Watch Series 6 revealed with new Blood Oxygen sensor

Today we're taking a peek at the Apple Watch Series 6, a device revealed at Apple's virtual event on September 15, 2020. This new Apple Watch works with a new set of features and aesthetics, including (for the first time) a (PRODUCT)Red edition. This version of the watch will benefit the (PRODUCT)Red group as all RED products of this sort have done in the past.

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It’s Apple “Time Flies” Event day: How to watch and what to expect

It’s Apple “Time Flies” Event day: How to watch and what to expect

It's September 15, the Apple Store is offline for updates, and we're expecting a whole host of shiny new tech to arrive in there later today when the Cupertino firm finishes up its latest event. Unlike most September Apple events in previous years, however, the new iPhone isn't expected to be on the agenda. Instead, ready your wallet for something new for your wrist, among other things.

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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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Nubia Watch Early Review: Future Potential

Nubia Watch Early Review: Future Potential

Aside from cramming more sophisticated health-related sensors inside, smartwatches have pretty much remained the same in the last two or so years. Given the popularity and sales numbers that the Apple Watch enjoys because of that, it's not surprising that few want to stray from that well-trodden path. That's why when someone like Nubia dares to present something new, it definitely turns heads. But is the tall and semi-flexible screen of the Nubia Watch enough to make the leap of faith on Kickstarter? We get to wrap one around our wrist to bring you that answer.

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Bose Frames lineup’s three new sunglasses pack tiny speaker systems

Bose Frames lineup’s three new sunglasses pack tiny speaker systems

Audio company Bose has expanded its Frames product line of glasses packing built-in speakers. Starting today, buyers have three new Frames sunglasses models to choose from, each with a different style and tint, but with one thing in common: the company's tiniest speakers, offering what Bose says is a personal but immersive audio experience without wearing earbuds.

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Galaxy Watch Active 2 update serves up new fitness and messaging features

Galaxy Watch Active 2 update serves up new fitness and messaging features

Samsung has announced a new inbound update for the Galaxy Watch Active 2 that will add a fairly broad array of features. There seems to be a little something for everyone here, whether their focus is on health and fitness or communication. The update begins rolling out today, starting with the Bluetooth versions of the watch that are out in the wild before moving onto LTE models.

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