Tagged: Smartwatch

Samsung starts shipping Gear Fit 2 – A smartwatch cum fitness wearable

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Wearable fitness trackers are losing their place to smartwatches that are coming with more features and functions. Keeping this in mind, on Tuesday, Samsung rolled out the Gear Fit 2, its new fitness wearable. Gear Fit 2 features vertically rejiggered UI with 1.5-inch AMOLED waterproof touchscreen for better viewing experience. The wearable can fetch you notifications from phone and allow one-tap response to messages. It supports more instrumentation as compared to basic fitness trackers. Read More…

What could SkinTrack technology mean for the wearables market?

SkinTrack watchband prototype

SkinTrack watchband prototype

SkinTrack technology is a new idea by Future Interfaces Group that turns the user’s arm into a touchpad surface. From that touchpad, the user can play games, select music, and scroll up and down as they would on a smartphone or tablet. This invention could be a game changer in the world of wearable technology. Thus far, there has been much debate over the success of wearables such as smartwatches, but this added aspect could well help them to thrive. One of the most obvious uses for this piece of technology would be to enhance players’ gaming experience on smartwatches. So what can gamers expect should this tech hit the mainstream market?

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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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Huawei Elegant and Jewel ladies smartwatch available for purchase in U.S.

Huawei Watch Elegant and Jewel smartwatch for ladies

Earlier last month, Huawei teased their women’s smartwatch, and it was only time before buyers could get their hands on them. Good news has just come in as Huawei has confirmed the availability of Elegant and Jewel watch models for women in the U.S. Highlighted by a curvy design and soft leather band, the Huawei Watch is one stylish gizmo ladies will find hard to resist.
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CoWatch by iMCO: World’s first Amazon Alexa integrated smartwatch

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Smartwatch market is warming up with new fresh arrivals. It’s still in infancy, but manufactures know exactly how to transform a traditional wrist watch design into a digital accessory that will complement your every smart device or system. CoWatch is another entrant in the market with such motives. It’s designed by Chinese company iMCO Technology and it runs on Chronologics OS. The CoWatch is currently selling on crowdfunding site Indiegogo with a target to secure $80,000 funding goal. Read More…

Women’s Huawei Watch teased on their Chinese portal, looks impressive

Huawei Watch for women

Next Huawei Watch is slated to be a women’s smartwatch and giving support to that fact is the latest teaser on their Chinese website. The all new Elegant and Jewel variants are targeted towards tech oriented women and finally we have a teaser look of them. It has to be said, the smartwatch looks darn beautiful. These are the rendered images of the actual smartwatches and to say the least, they are impressive. Not taking away the essence of a contemporary ladies watch, the Huawei Watch for women will be the best option for them. The scratch resistant 1.4-inch AMOLED display (400 x 400 pixel) watch is encased by 360L cold-forged stainless steel material.
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Fossil announces the prettiest looking smartwatches at Baselworld 2016

Fossil Q Marshal smartwatch

Fossil Q Marshal smartwatch

At the watch expo in Baselworld 2016 in Switzerland, Fossil has announced two of the prettiest smartwatches you’ll see. The Android Wear powered Fossil smartwatches are quite fashion-forward and will give tough competition to popular smartwatches like Moto 360, Tag Heuer Connected or Huawei Watch. Fossil Q Founder and Q Marshal are the two new models in the line-up and they are going to be available summer/fall this year for a price range starting from $275.
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MWC 2016: Stylish Garmin Vivofit 3 and Vivoactive HR fitness tracking wearables

Garmin Vivofit 3 and Vivoactive HR fitness and health trackers

Garmin has always been known for no nonsense fitness tracking equipment and gadgets, but making a transition to the more stylish ones is good news for buyers. At the ongoing Mobile World Congress 2016 Garmin revealed its new age wearables for fitness and health tracking. It was good to see the refreshing new wearables in a good looking avatar. So let’s have a more insight on Garmin Vivofit 3 and Vivoactive HR.
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MWC 2016: Haier Watch is stylish and well within budget smartwatch

Haier Watch smartwatch

Haier has launched their Android 6.0 Marshmallow powered smartwatch at Mobile World Congress 2016 and it does look good. The Haier Watch gives the impression on the outside to be inspired from Huawei Watch and the Moto 360 smartwatch. That said it is a pre-production concept for now and you could see more refined changes in the production version. The smartwatch is encapsulated inside a 42mm frame made from 316L stainless steel material and with a black leather strap or meshed metal.
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