Wearables

Wearables news, trends, analysis and practical advice

ZTE Quartz smartwatch

Video: ZTE's first Android smartwatch is here

The Quartz runs on Android Wear 2.0 and has built-in 3G and Google Assistant, but requires you to take your wallet: Android Pay is not supported.

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Android Wear 2.0 delayed again, but for how long?

If you've been patiently waiting for Android Wear 2.0, you will have to wait a little longer.

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Augmented reality gets a second life in manufacturing

Although augmented reality may not have gotten very far in the consumer market, the technology is getting a second look in the manufacturing sector.

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Tim Cook's 'iOS Everywhere' plan is coming together

(Taps AirPod): “Hey Siri, resize image five on my Mac, adjust it to black and white, convert it to JPEG, and then email it to Emma”.

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'Hearables' and clothing to grow fastest in wearables market, IDC says

Devices that double as clothing or get worn on the ear will grow the fastest of all wearables in the next five years, market research firm IDC said.

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Augmented reality: Next-gen headsets show business promise

Augmented reality, which adds data to your environment, could be the next important business technology.

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Levi's and Google's smart jacket -- price, release date and what it can do

Google and Levi's have teamed up to make a smart jacket. Here's what it can do.

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Samsung mulls iris scanners on smartphones to log into Windows PCs

Soon, your Samsung phone may be able to recognize your iris and log you into your Windows PC.

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Note to self: Stop taking notes!

Artificial intelligence makes scribbling or typing notes and reminders obsolete. Talk and the notes just happen.

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IBM's wearables hub could get you out of the hospital faster

Researchers at IBM have developed a hub for wearables that can gather information from multiple devices and share it with a doctor, potentially cutting down on the time patients need to spend in a hospital.

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Google crams machine learning into smartwatches in A.I. push

Google is bringing artificial intelligence to a whole new set of devices, including Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches and the Raspberry Pi board, later this year.

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One more time: An LTE smartwatch is a stupid idea

"Look, ma: I've got a gigantic awkward phone on my wrist!"

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Welcome to the next generation of wearables

Wearables are not just for athletes anymore. At CES 2017, a host of innovative and useful technology was on display; we showcase some of the best.

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Fitbit to lay off 6% of its work force, cut expenses after soft holiday sales

Fitbit announced cost reductions and layoffs of 6% of its global workforce after experiencing softer-than-expected holiday demand for fitness trackers.

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Why Apple will make smart glasses

Instead of making unfashionable smart glasses, Apple will make fashionable glasses smart.

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'Hey Siri, why don’t you have an offline mode?'

As Apple's 'intelligent assistant' gets welded inside even more products, the time has come to introduce a proper offline mode.

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69% off Phaiser BHS-730 Bluetooth Sweatproof Sport Earbuds, Magnetic - Deal Alert

8mm Speakers combined with Bluetooth 4.1 create super accurate HD sound with powerful bass. The bullet-shaped Comply T-400 M memory foam tips provide Total Isolation from external noise.

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13% off Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband - Deal Alert

Make every beat count with Fitbit Charge 2-the all-new heart rate and fitness wristband built for all-day, workouts and beyond. PurePulse continuous heart rate makes it easy to maximize workouts, better track calorie burn and get a...

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Panasonic offers a flexible battery for wearables

Panasonic has developed a flexible lithium ion battery for use in wearable devices that maintains its electrical characteristics even after repeated bending.

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20% off Spigen 42mm Apple Watch Case and 2 Screen Protectors - Deal Alert

For the ultimate protection against drops and scratches, Spigen has invented the Rugged Armor case for your 42mm Apple Watch. Case comes with 2 screen protectors and is currently listed for just $11.99, 20% off its list price.

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