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Gadgets, Mobile

Bigger battery tipped for large Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 version

March 31, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

Smartwatches have definitely come a long way from their humble and clunky beginnings around a decade ago in terms of both overall functionality and mainstream appeal, but if there’s still one big thing that the industry’s top players need to […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Apple and Samsung dominated the European wearables market in Q1

June 18, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

The wearables segment encompasses everything from smartwatches and fitness bands to true wireless earphones, and in the first quarter of 2021 demand continued to climb across the continent of Europe. Apple continued to dominate with AirPods and the Apple Watch […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Google is still being unclear on support for the new Wear OS

June 18, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

It became clear how uncertain the future of current smartwatches is with the new Wear OS by Google and Samsung. We initially thought that the wearables we have now are not equipped with the horsepower to support the update. In […]


Mobile, Tablets

Huawei MatePad 2 and MatePad Pro 2 to Debut on June 2nd

May 12, 2021

Via: TabletNews

Huawei’s next big event is on June 17th, apparently, which is when they’ll unveil the Huawei P50 series. Before that sources have leaked one other big event, taking place on June 2nd. That will be focused on new tablets and […]


Gadgets, Mobile, Smartphones

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon Wear 4100 chipsets for next-gen smartwatches

July 1, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Every two years, Google refreshes the Snapdragon Wear platform with new chipsets. Since Snapdragon 3100 was launched back in 2018, it makes perfect sense that we would get another SoC (system-on-chip) this year. The new Snapdragon Wear 4100 platform promises […]


Gadgets, Mobile

New Google Pixel Watch patent suggests it’ll have quick release straps

April 4, 2019

Via: Techradar

Although it doesn’t specifically refer to the rumored Pixel Watch, Google has filed a patent that suggests its future smartwatches will have a new system so you can smoothly switch the strap. Filed by Google and published yesterday (it was […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Best Wear OS watch 2019: our list of the top ex-Android Wear smartwatches

April 1, 2019

Via: Techradar

Google’s Android Wear had a shaky start, but it’s now an increasingly mature platform thanks to the Android Wear 2.0 update and the switchover to the Wear OS name in early 2018. Android Wear may be over, but Wear OS […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Apple Watch still dominates, but Samsung and Fitbit quadruple shipments

February 28, 2019

Via: The Verge

Samsung and Fitbit both quadrupled the number of smartwatches shipped in the holiday quarter of of 2018 compared to the same period in the previous year, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics. The growth has caused Apple’s share […]


Gadgets, Mobile

7 best wearables of CES 2019: the top smartwatches and more from the show

January 10, 2019

Via: Techradar

CES 2019 certainly hasn’t disappointed for new TVs, laptops or generally strange tech, and it has been a particularly strong year for wearables too. Smartwatches, fitness trackers and all the other gadgets we’re now sticking to our bodies were scattered […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Apple Watch Series 4 Review: A Healthy Future

December 17, 2018

Via: Fortune

Thirty seconds after pressing my finger on the side of my new Apple Watch Series 4 smartwatch, an electrocardiogram chart appears on the screen of my iPhone. Until two weeks ago, I would have had to go to a doctor’s […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Wear OS watches are getting some much-needed battery saving features

November 16, 2018

Via: Mashable

I don’t know about you, but my number one smartwatch-related complaint is battery life — no matter how I use it, my Wear OS watch barely makes it through the day. Now, Google has an update to its Wear OS […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Analysts: almost half of the Apple smartwatches shipped are Series 1

November 5, 2018

Via: GSM Arena

The smartwatch market is picking up speed. It grew so fast – 53% year over year based on data from Counterpoint – that even though brands shipped more units than before, their shares fell. Apple remains king of the hill. […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Living In the Smartwatch Future: A Long-Term Review of the Apple Watch Series 3

August 23, 2018

Via: Fortune

Apple will soon debut an updated Apple Watch with a thinner body and larger screen, if rumors are correct. By far, Apple’s smartwatch has been the category’s biggest seller, though perhaps not as big a hit as Wall Street had […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Best smartwatches to expect in 2018

May 24, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

2018 is shaping up as an interesting year for wearables. Google has recently rebranded the faltering Android Wear platform to Wear OS and is reportedly planning to launch three Pixel-branded smartwatches by the end of the year. Between Qualcomm’s releasing […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Huawei may bring AI to its smartwatches and fitness trackers

January 26, 2018

Via: Techradar

Smartwatches and fitness trackers may one day benefit from artificial intelligence tech, or that’s what Huawei thinks may be possible in the future. Peter Gauden, Huawei’s global senior product marketing manager, told TechRadar, “The Huawei Watch 2 and Band 2 […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Next Apple Watch: GPS, new processor, better battery, report says

August 8, 2016

Via: Mashable

The Apple rumor mill is heating up once again, just weeks before the release of the iPhone 7, but this time the news about the Apple Watch. However, instead of incremental software upgrades or new watch band designs, the latest […]


Gadgets

Best smartwatches (May 2016)

May 5, 2016

Via: PhoneArena

2016 is the year when we were supposed to have jetpacks and flying cars. Instead, we got smartwatches, the supposed new category, a beginning of a new niche that has started to form. Some devices, however, do stand out in […]