Fitbit will take on Apple with a useful smartwatch
Published in Wearables


Innovation


The Tame Apple Press is getting its knickers in a twist over how wearable device maker Fitbit has released a smartwatch which is direct competition to their favourite manufacturer.

Wearables are a big thing in Africa and Middle East
Published in Wearables


Not really sure why


While most of the world is treating wearables as a bit of a snooze, there is a significant market for the trinkets in Africa and the Middle East, according to beancounters at IDC.

Smartwatches are rubbish says smartwatch maker
Published in Mobiles


Huawei trashes its own product

Huawei Deputy Chairman and rotating CEO Eric Xu Zhijun surprised the world by trashing smartwatches even though his outfit makes them.

Fossil Group releases new smartwatches and hybrids
Published in Wearables


It is the height of fashion ya know?


Fashion watch maker Fossil Group has been showing off its latest batch of smartwatches and hybrid watches at Baselworld 2017.

Apple patents Airbuds tracking your health
Published in Wearables


What do you mean you can do that with a headphone jack?

The fruit tax-dodging cargo cult thinks it has found another reason to stick its expensive Airbuds into your ears.

New smartwatch works by body power
Published in Wearables


Which means it would be useless for us

Boffins have emerged from their smoke-filled labs with a new smartwatch which is powered by movement.

Samsung plans two new smartwatches
Published in Wearables


Gear S3 Frontier and S3 Classic out next month

Samsung has announced that it will be releasing the Galaxy Gear S3 smartwatch next month.

Smartwatches fail to catch on
Published in Wearables


Now is not the hour

While the fruity tax-dodger Apple does its best to convince the world that its Smartwatch 2 is any different from the expensive chocolate teapot which was the earlier model, it appears that other more “cutting edge” manufacturers are giving up on the tech.

Samsung Gear S3 to cost €399 in Europe
Published in Wearables


Still no word on availability date

Samsung has unveiled its Gear S3 smartwatch at IFA 2016 event and today we have some information regarding the price, at least in Europe.

Intel Basis wearable killed off
Published in Wearables


Overheating problems

Back in March 2014 Intel  acquired Basis, a smartwatch manufacturer, and integrated this company in its wearable / IoT dream. Now, just two years later Intel has decided to recall all Basis watches due to overheating problems.