Google just dropped a new developer preview on us, only this time it’s not for phones. Instead, their rebranded wearables platform, Wear OS, is getting updated to Android P. For now, Google is only making this first Android P Wear OS preview available to the Huawei Watch 2 and Huawei Watch 2 Classic
The Samsung Gear S2 is enjoying stellar software support – the three year old smartwatch just got an update with several major new features. The UI was updated to improve multitasking. Samsung also added new fitness functions.
One of the best things about the upcoming Fitbit Versa smartwatch is its vastly improved software. Now that software is making its way to the Fitbit Ionic.
The biggest new feature in Fitbit OS 2.0 is called Fitbit Today — a much more intuitive and informative dashboard that displays all your...
According to Evan Blass on Twitter, Fitbit's new watch will be marketed as the "Fitbit Versa." It's still unclear how the Versa will fit into the company's lineup, but it's currently expected to live alongside the Ionic that came out in October of last year rather than replace it.
BLOCKS has announced Project OpenWatch. The goal of this initiative is to release a full Linux Kernel and Android Oreo Board Support Package (BSP) for one of the most widely available smartwatch chipsets on the market. The current codebase is based on Android Oreo and will run on a large number...
According to Cheddar, the 2018 version of Snapchat's Spectacles will come with subtle changes such as new colors, water-proofing, and having some bugs fixed. However, the more exciting news is that the 2019 version is expected to include two cameras to allow 3D depth effects in videos.
A new report claims that Snapchat is working on two new pairs of Snapchat Spectacles that could be released this year. The first set would be an incremental improvement over the first gen, while the second pair would feature two cameras.
The headline feature of the new Fitbit Ionic: Adidas Edition is the Adidas Train app, which offers six on-device workouts that aim to help runners improve form, cardio, and speed. It also comes with a two-tone sport band in Ink Blue and Ice Gray colors.
For what’s likely a limited time, you can save $60 on a Huawei Watch 2, with the price down to $239. For the Watch 2 Classic, the classier of the two smartwatches, the price is listed at just $267, a savings of $102.
Samsung's Gear IconX once held a retail price of $200, but we've seen them deeply discounted too - still, you can't beat "free". Samsung US is throwing in a free pair with every Galaxy Note8 or an S8 phone, including the Galaxy S8, S8+ and S8 Active. You need to buy the phone through Samsung.com...
If you are a Huawei Watch 2 owner (in non-US/UK region) who uses their watch to make payments through Android Pay, you might want to avoid the Oreo update. A lot of users are confirming that the update has disabled the Android Pay feature for them.
A patent shows that Samsung may have figured out a way to take a blood pressure measurement with a light sensor similar to the heart rate sensors. The patent drawings show a watch, called Samsung Gear X (not to be confused with Gear IconX). The watch appears as a first-gen Samsung smartwatch...
The officially-discontinued Verizon Wear24 smartwatch has received another price cut, bringing it down to $50. It's listed on TechRabbit's website for $99.99, but the tag comes down to $49.99 upon using the coupon code TRWEAR50 at checkout.
Amazon has slashed the price of the premium gold-plated stainless steel Huawei Watch with matching band to a third of MSRP. At $252.52, the watch has reached a new price low. Last December, Amazon was selling it for $379.99.
A Huawei patent for a touch-sensitive bezel for smartwatches was approved by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). According to the document, the edge of the watch will have eight zones that can send various commands, when triggered in various combinations.
Blocks raised $1.6 in a Kickstarter campaign that ended way back in 2015, and there must have been concerns that the product would never make it into production as popularity of modular electronics started to wane. Some of its backers are thankfully starting to receive their watches now, as the...
Danish watch brand Skagen is announcing its first touchscreen smartwatch at CES this week. The Falster runs Android Wear and joins Skagen’s lineup of connected hybrid analog watches. It will be available starting at $275 later this month.
Kate Spade, known for its colorful aesthetic that draws girls from all over the world to its purses and accessories, has made its first touchscreen smartwatch. The Android Wear device was unveiled at CES 2018.