Wearables

Google leaks its Pixel Buds A-Series earbuds again, this time in a tweet

Google leaks its Pixel Buds A-Series earbuds again, this time in a tweet

The rumored and now essentially confirmed -- though still unannounced -- Pixel Buds A-Series true wireless earbuds have been leaked by none other than Google itself...again. This time around, the product was the subject of a tweet that apparently went live earlier than planned, one that was quickly deleted, but not soon enough to prevent the news from spreading.

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Apple Watch with blood glucose monitor could come next year

Apple Watch with blood glucose monitor could come next year

Smartwatches today have gained a lot of functionality that could monitor more than just your activity or movement. They can gauge the quality of your sleep, measure your heart rate, and, at least in some cases, even take note of blood oxygen levels. There are, however, still some things they can't do, like standalone blood pressure measurement or non-invasive blood sugar monitoring. The latter, however, might be getting closer to reality with an Apple Watch with such a feature in tow coming as soon as 2022.

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OnePlus Watch vs Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite: A close comparison

OnePlus Watch vs Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite: A close comparison

OnePlus Watch is a bit of a latecomer to the party but it did eventually arrive. The smartwatch is entering a very competitive space where users demand good hardware with the assurance of a seamless software experience. Of course, accuracy of all the fancy health and fitness tracking is a must, if a smartwatch has to resonate with the users.

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nubia RedMagic Watch now available in global markets

nubia RedMagic Watch now available in global markets

It seems that nubia's mobile gaming brand is slowly growing outside of its comfort zone. While its rivals are still busy improving their smartphones, RedMagic is breaking out into the accessories and wearables. Following the odd-looking Cyberpods earbuds last year, the sub-brand launched its first smartwatch last month in China. Now that RedMagic Watch is available for purchase in international markets in the hopes of hooking RedMagic fans into the mobile gaming brand's growing ecosystem.

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Garmin Venu 2 smartwatch is the do-all fitness tracker

Garmin Venu 2 smartwatch is the do-all fitness tracker

The Garmin Venu 2 smartwatch will cost you approximately $400 - let's talk about why. The Garmin Venu 2 does everything the original Venu does, but ALSO adds an array of new features. This watch works with GPS (and GLONASS, GALILEO), heart rate monitor, barometric altimeter, compass, gyroscope, accelerometer, thermometer, ambient light sensor, pulse ox blood oxygen saturation monitor, and a battery time of up to 10 days in smartwatch mode. It has a touchscreen, color display, and is able to connect to Android and iOS devices.

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OnePlus Watch update addresses major complaints, AOD still coming

OnePlus Watch update addresses major complaints, AOD still coming

OnePlus launched its first smartwatch last month after years of rumors and growing expectations. Unfortunately, the OnePlus Watch seems to have fallen short of the hype it generated, with many reviewers panning the wearable device. Fortunately, many of those complaints revolve around errors or missing features that can be addressed by software updates. That's exactly what OnePlus is doing now with the OnePlus Watch's first-ever firmware update that will hopefully make the $160 smartwatch a bit more worthwhile.

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Fitbit is bringing Stress Management to more devices

Fitbit is bringing Stress Management to more devices

Fitness trackers have come a long way since the earliest days where they only measured steps and location. Both smartwatches smart bands are now loaded with a plethora of sensors that, taken together, can sometimes paint a comprehensive picture of one's health. That picture, however, can sometimes also suggest a person's mental or psychological state, which is why Fitbit will soon be rolling out its stress tracking feature to more of its smart wearables to give users a heads up when they're about to blow their top.

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Fitbit Luxe puts stress and fitness tracking in a more stylish band

Fitbit Luxe puts stress and fitness tracking in a more stylish band

Fitbit has a new health-tracking wearable aiming for your wrist, with Fitbit Luxe promising a little more style than most activity trackers. Described as the company's "most elevated tracker," Luxe takes its inspiration from jewelry more than the tech world, with a smooth stainless steel case and interchangeable bands and straps.

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Embr Wave 2: Smart wrist temperature control takes new form

Embr Wave 2: Smart wrist temperature control takes new form

Back in April of 2019, we reviewed Embr Wave, AKA "your own personal thermostat." This was a wearable that was able to transmit warmth and coolness to the wrist of the wearer, allowing the wearer to feel some sense of temperature control with a tap of the device. Now, having found some measure of success with the first unique piece of hardware, a new version of the device is ready to roll: Embr Wave 2.

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Fitbit Luxe leaks: Finally, made with metal

Fitbit Luxe leaks: Finally, made with metal

A new sort of fitness tracker appeared in a leak this week, one that you might recognize. Fitbit became one of the biggest names in fitness tracking wearables due to its sustained presence in the market and relatively reasonably priced gadgets matched with usable software. Now, with a device called Fitbix Luxe, they might well have created a wearable that's able to compete directly with the traditional wristwatch.

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Best fitness bands to buy right now: If watch is not your thing

Best fitness bands to buy right now: If watch is not your thing

We’ve been through a stressful last year wherein staying in shape – being active – took a serious back seat for many of us. Things don’t look very promising even today, but little strides back to normalcy have begun. It’s then time to consider health and fitness a little more seriously. When you get into some sort of routine – or if you’re already at some level in your fitness journey - you’d require a wearable to track the fitness and health parameters.

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Google Pixel Watch release date and look leaked

Google Pixel Watch release date and look leaked

The Google Pixel Watch appears to have leaked at last. The look of the watch, along with some basic details about the device's release date and abilities, have appeared in a report today before official launch. The device will likely launch with a circular touchscreen display, several casing options, and a bunch of different watch bands with different colors.

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