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Fossil Sport Smartwatch debuts with new Wear 3100 chip and Wear OS
09 Nov
2:01

Fossil Sport Smartwatch debuts with new Wear 3100 chip and Wear OS

Image credit: Fossil Fossil has announced its first smartwatch with a Snapdragon 3100 chip and Google’s redesigned Wear OS. The wearable, called the Sport Smartwatch, comes in six different colors — gray, pink, red, blue, green, and black — in both 41mm and 43mm sizes. There’s also a wide range […]

Fitbit’s Smartwatch Transition Brings Return to Profitability
08 Nov
10:51

Fitbit’s Smartwatch Transition Brings Return to Profitability

Fitbit (NYSE:FIT) reports third-quarter results, notably including a return to non-GAAP profits. The Versa is clearly resonating with consumers, as demand for basic fitness trackers continues to decline, but Fitbit isn’t out of the woods yet. A full transcript follows the video. [embedded content] This video was recorded on Nov. 2, […]

Best smart watch to buy this Christmas and holiday season
07 Nov
7:41

Best smart watch to buy this Christmas and holiday season

It’s that time of year. You can feel it in the air — it’s crisper and cooler. But there’s something else — something more magical about the holiday season. It’s all about family and your plans for large gatherings at your beautifully decorated home that are starting to take shape. […]

Hollywood’s favorite UX designers just created a real smartwatch
07 Nov
4:30

Hollywood’s favorite UX designers just created a real smartwatch

Now, the firm’s San Francisco arm has released its first real product in partnership with the wearable tech company Huami: A series of sci-fi-worthy watch faces for the recently released Amazfit Verge smartwatch (which runs about $116 in China). [The Rings, Salkan, and Spiked interfaces. Image: Territory Studio] The bright, […]

Samsung Galaxy Watch review: A timely update with lots to like (apart from Bixby)
06 Nov
1:21

Samsung Galaxy Watch review: A timely update with lots to like (apart from Bixby)

The $329 Galaxy Watch is the latest smartwatch from Samsung and, with its new name, represents something of a reboot for the brand’s wearable efforts. It runs the company’s own Tizen operating system, works with both iOS and Android smartphones, and favors a traditional watch-like design over the more technology-focused […]

Smartwatch, healthcare shift continues to pay off for Fitbit
05 Nov
10:10

Smartwatch, healthcare shift continues to pay off for Fitbit

Fitbit’s push into the smartwatch and health space appears to have been a wise one, as the company announced during its earnings call that revenue has matched and in some cases surpassed expectations in the third quarter of 2018. The wearable maker reported 3.5 million devices sold and $394 million […]

Spark releases Spacetalk smartwatch for tracking kids
05 Nov
7:00

Spark releases Spacetalk smartwatch for tracking kids

COMMENT My wife and I were debating whether to buy our pre-teen kids smartphones, as recommended by their primary school for safety reasons. Then one day, we lost track of our daughter on Wynyard Quarter (yes, I had my face buried in my own smartphone at the time of her […]

Apple clocks competition with 45% smart watch market share
04 Nov
3:50

Apple clocks competition with 45% smart watch market share

The smart watch industry is being dominated by Apple, which has captured 45 per cent of global market share, but the competition is winding up as more people become willing to wear tech-enabled devices, according to a new report. By comparison, second and third-placed Fitbit and Samsung had 15 and […]

Apple, Fitbit Help Drive 67 Percent Surge In Q3 Smartwatch Shipments
04 Nov
12:40

Apple, Fitbit Help Drive 67 Percent Surge In Q3 Smartwatch Shipments

The wearables market is booming right now thanks to smartwatches like the Apple Watch Series 4 that debuted in September, and other wearables like the Fitbit Versa and Samsung Galaxy Watch. When the wearables segment was young, devices were aimed mostly at technology loving people and were seen almost exclusively […]

Intelligent Planet Introduces ExMedicus Smartwatch
03 Nov
9:30

Intelligent Planet Introduces ExMedicus Smartwatch

November 2, 2018 — Digital health company Planet Intelligent recently launched the ExMedicus Smartwatch, what it calls the world’s first health smartwatch with biometric technology that monitors overall health, heart health and physical wellness. The ExMedicus Smartwatch comes complete with biotechnology features that can detect potentially fatal cardiovascular conditions. Incorporating […]