Category: Watches

Apple WatchOS 3 update, here’s what you should know

 

WatchOS 3 update

Alongside the iOS 10, Apple released the much awaited WatchOS 3, latest version of the operating system developed especially for the Apple Watch. Besides other exciting features, the WatchOS 3 makes the Apple wearable faster than ever before. The new update lets you launch apps in one third the time possible in the previous version, this is because recent apps and favorites now stay in the native memory instead of being stored on the connected iPhone.   Read More…

Apple Watch Series 2 is a swim-proof smartwatch

Apple Watch Series 2

After much speculation and anticipation, Tim Cook finally got on stage at the Apple Event in San Francisco to announce the Apple Watch Series 2, along with the latest iPhone models and refreshing wireless AirPods. The air has been cleared on all the assumptions about this Apple smartwatch, and it is in-fact much better than its predecessor. However it borrows a lot from the first generation Apple Watch, including the square dial design and the funky crown for scrolling and zooming-in on details. Also, the watch casing is going to be available in aluminum, stainless steel and the exclusive white-colored ceramic model.
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Sony FES Watch U is the chameleon of smartwatch world

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Sony has already shown what their idea of a smartwatch is with the FES Watch which is a fashion-forward wearable for the next gen geeks. Now, the company wants to show you what FES Watch has evolved into. Just like its big brother, the FES Watch U is up on Sony’s own crowd-funding platform First Flight. There are more designs for the watch-face and the watch band. All of it delivered through the e-ink display which displays the cool designs in monochrome theme.
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Samsung patent suggests smartwatch with projectable virtual user-interface and display

samsung patent smartwatch

Although, most of the blogosphere thinks it’s too futuristic to be nearing production, Samsung’s new patent has still created quite a buzz in industry as well as in the blogosphere. Smartwatch makers are working hard to overcome limitations posed by tiny space for user-interface and SkinTrack is on good example of how to overcome it. On the same lines, Samsung has applied for a patent showing illustration of how it would solve this problem in a sci-fi way: using projection technology to project user-interface onto forearm, on wrists, along the length of the arm, and even on large surfaces like doors and walls for larger projection. Read More…

Jakemy Magnetic J Watch is not what you think

Jakemy Magnetic J Watch

I love gadgets and accessories from the Far East, and for good reason too. Simply because they are nothing like anything you’ve seen before. Of all the numerous gizmos coming from Japan and China, some can be absolutely outrageous, while others carry sheer stroke of genius that no one thought of before. How you categorize this gizmo, depends on your perspective and usage. This folks is Component Suction Bracelet fit for geeks who are always engrossed with electronics and DIY project. What’s the use of this bracelet? Time-keeping, fitness tracking or smartwatch functions? Well, none of these actually.
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Garmin Vivomove is classic analog watch with smart health and fitness tracking

Garmin Vivomove Watch

Garmin has been making headway into the fashion forward wearable market, and proof of it came with their announcement of Vivofit fitness tracker and Vivoactive HR activity tracker cum heart rate monitor. Now yet another announcement confirms Garmin’s stance on accessories that have form-factor and function aptly designed keeping in mind the requirement of urban users. They have revealed the Vivomove analog watch that comes with activity tracking functions. Preserving the essence of a classic analog watch, the wearable does things like analyzing your sleep, counting the steps, counting calories and keeping you motivated towards achieving prime health.
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Xiaomi Mi Bunny Watch for kids comes with smart functions

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We adults love to have modern day gadgets and gizmos? But don’t count out the kids who have similar craving, and more often than not, are better at operating them. But, high-end gadgets in the hands of children can mean lot of time wastage and tons of games and apps that take a toll on their eyes. That is why it is better to have gadgets that are only meant for kids. Xiaomi wants to break the jinx of high-end smartwatches with its Mi Bunny Kids Smart Watch.
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Cognac Watch – Swiss wristwatch with drop of alcohol from the oldest Cognac bottle

Cognac Watch 4

We have a range of unique wristwatches made from niche interesting materials, but we didn’t have a watch with alcohol drop. Claude Greisler, Armin Strom’s chief horologist, came up with the idea of pouring a drop into an expensive wristwatch. He named it Cognac Watch – a Swiss watch containing drop of Cognac, which is believed to be 252 years old at the time of its purchase. The bottle was found between 1880 and 1890 and bought by Wealth Solutions at Bonham’s auction in New York City, USA, on 30 April 2014. Read More…

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