Category Archives: Smart Watch News

Apple Watch Alternatives: The Hottest Smartwatch Contenders – Forbes
11 Jan
2:11

Apple Watch Alternatives: The Hottest Smartwatch Contenders – Forbes

The Apple Watch Series 4, which went on sale at the end of last week, is the highest rated smartwatch we’ve ever reviewed over on Wareable… in fact, it’s the first smartwatch we’ve ever given a 4.5 star rating. However, I understand that some people aren’t on board with all things […]

Google\’s new patent could turn your arm into your smartwatch\’s keyboard – Notebookcheck.net
10 Jan
11:00

Google\’s new patent could turn your arm into your smartwatch\’s keyboard – Notebookcheck.net

A diagram from the Google patent. (Source: USPTO) Google has filed a patent with the United States Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO) that depicts motion sensors built into a smartwatch. They expand the wearable’s range of user interface feedback to the device’s immediate surroundings. In practice, this means the watch […]

Kate Spade launches its first smartwatch with GPS, NFC, and a heart rate monitor – The Verge
10 Jan
7:51

Kate Spade launches its first smartwatch with GPS, NFC, and a heart rate monitor – The Verge

Kate Spade, under the Fossil brand, is launching its second touchscreen smartwatch today — the Scallop Smartwatch 2 — that features a few new tech features that bring the brand more up to par with modern watches. It includes built-in GPS, along with NFC and a heart rate monitor. The […]

CES 2019: Dyno smartwatch keeps parents connected to their kids for $149 – CNET
09 Jan
4:43

CES 2019: Dyno smartwatch keeps parents connected to their kids for $149 – CNET

There’s no doubt technology has made it easier for parents to keep track of their children, but introducing them to a smartphone too early can be pricey as well as having its downsides. Which is why companies like Coolpad are hoping to hit a happy, cheaper medium with smartwatches. The […]

CES 2019: The Dyno smartwatch keeps parents connected to their kids for $149 – CNET
08 Jan
10:22

CES 2019: The Dyno smartwatch keeps parents connected to their kids for $149 – CNET

There’s no doubt technology has made it easier for parents to keep track of their children, but introducing them to a smartphone too early can be pricey as well as having its downsides. Which is why companies like Coolpad are hoping to hit a happy, cheaper medium with smartwatches. The […]

Garmin’s New Vivoactive 3 Smartwatch Adds LTE Connectivity For Streaming Music – Hot Hardware
07 Jan
7:10

Garmin’s New Vivoactive 3 Smartwatch Adds LTE Connectivity For Streaming Music – Hot Hardware

Garmin on Monday announced the Vivoactive 3 Music with Verizon, its first smartwatch with both GPS and 4G LTE connectivity baked into it. As with other smartwatches with 4G LTE connectivity, users can leave their smartphones behind when going on a walk or jog, and still receive text messages on […]

MATRIX announces new PowerWatch 2 smartwatch – The Gadgeteer
07 Jan
4:01

MATRIX announces new PowerWatch 2 smartwatch – The Gadgeteer

NEWS – The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has kicked off today in Las Vegas Nevada and that means lots of new interesting product announcements will be flooding your tech news feeds for the next week. Let’s start things off with an announcement for the PowerWatch 2 from MATRIX. This is […]

Google’s gesture-controlled sensor has been cleared by the FCC – MIT Technology Review
06 Jan
12:50

Google’s gesture-controlled sensor has been cleared by the FCC – MIT Technology Review

Google has won approval from US regulators to create sensors that can be triggered with hand gestures, dubbed “Project Soli,” Reuters reports. The news: Google started work on Soli in 2015 but hit a roadblock because the sensors were required to operate at lower power levels than the company planned. These restrictions are in place to […]

Cuyahoga County Jail officer accused of giving smartwatch to inmate convicted in home-invasion shooting – cleveland.com
05 Jan
9:40

Cuyahoga County Jail officer accused of giving smartwatch to inmate convicted in home-invasion shooting – cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Cuyahoga County jail officer is accused of giving his smartwatch to an inmate convicted in several shootings. Officer Brian Price, who was hired in May, faces discipline for the Nov. 12 incident where he gave his smartwatch to inmate Roderick Gilcrease, according to records obtained by […]

This $26 smartwatch may prevent an opioid overdose – Fast Company
05 Jan
6:32

This $26 smartwatch may prevent an opioid overdose – Fast Company

The opioid crisis is taking 115 U.S. lives every day, as people overdose on drugs ranging from illicitly acquired heroin to doctor-prescribed fentanyl. What makes opioids so deadly is not just that they’re addictive; they bind with receptors in your brain to slow down your body until it stops. Even […]