Microsoft Band is a $199 fitness tracker compatible with Windows Phone, Android and iOS devices

By on October 30, 2014 at 9:48 AM.

Microsoft Band is a $199 fitness tracker compatible with Windows Phone, Android and iOS devices

Microsoft has finally taken the lid off its long-rumored wearable device. It’s called Microsoft Band, and it comes with both watch and fitness tracker features. Priced at $199, Microsoft Band works with Android, iOS and Windows Phone, with a sync app for Macs as well. Microsoft claims that "it's the most advanced band we've seen in terms of technology on the wrist." More →
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Fitbit Surge, Charge and Charge HR officially launched

By on October 27, 2014 at 10:11 PM.

Fitbit Surge, Charge and Charge HR officially launched

After its retail partner Brookstone accidentally posted the information about Fitbit’s next wearable, the company has now officially announced its all new line-up of activity tracking devices: Fitbit Charge, Fitbit Charge HR, and Fitbit Surge. One of these device is a “smart” fitness watch, while two add new features like optical heart rate sensors, and support for GPS. More →
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Lenovo’s first wearable Smartband SW-B100 gets listed on official website, to be a fitness tracker device

By on October 26, 2014 at 11:14 AM.

Lenovo’s first wearable Smartband SW-B100 gets listed on official website, to be a fitness tracker device

Lenovo is all set to foray into the world of wearable devices with its long-rumored Smartband SW-B10. The smartband made several stops at the FCC and Bluetooth SIG websites earlier this year, and now it has found its place on the official Lenovo website as well. More →
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Google releases first major update to Android Wear, adds support for GPS, Bluetooth headphones and offline music playback

By on October 24, 2014 at 10:17 AM.

Google releases first major update to Android Wear, adds support for GPS, Bluetooth headphones and offline music playback

Google has released the first major update to its wearable operating system Android Wear. The update adds a number of new features including support for built-in GPS sensors, Bluetooth headphones, and offline music playback, the company announced in a blogpost. More →
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Apple and Nike are working on a ‘more integrated’ wearable, says Nike CEO

By on October 23, 2014 at 6:33 PM.

Apple and Nike are working on a ‘more integrated’ wearable, says Nike CEO

Apple unveiled its first set of wearables dubbed Apple Watch last month, but apparently those aren’t the only wearable devices the company has been working on for lately. Apple has reportedly collaborated with its long time partner Nike for another wearable device. In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Nike CEO Mark Parker hinted that the two companies are working together on a future wearable device. More →

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Latest Moto 360 software update brings battery saving feature and mood lighting

By on October 22, 2014 at 6:12 PM.

Latest Moto 360 software update brings battery saving feature and mood lighting

Motorola has rolled out yet another update for its Android Wear Moto 360. The company announced on their official blog that the new update will be rolled out in phases via OTA and it brings with it a feature that improves battery life and mood lighting apart from fixing bugs. More →
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Asus ZenWatch shows Google’s plans to allow manufacturers to customize Android Wear smartwatch UI

By on October 20, 2014 at 1:00 PM.

Asus ZenWatch shows Google’s plans to allow manufacturers to customize Android Wear smartwatch UI

What began as an operating system for phones and tablets, Google’s Android has over time grown into other products including watches, TVs, cars, and much more. However, unlike the phone operating system where users as well as the OEMs are welcomed to customize the OS as they see fit, Google doesn’t allow manufacturers to tinker with its OS while making smartwatches and cars. But that is about to change soon, as evident in the recently announced Asus ZenWatch. More →

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Meet Fitbit Surge, the company’s first smartwatch

By on October 20, 2014 at 12:19 PM.

Meet Fitbit Surge, the company’s first smartwatch

Fitbit's last wearable was the Fitbit Force, a wireless activity tracker that was unveiled in October 2013 but was pulled off the market soon after it caused bad skin reactions for some customers. Now, The Verge reports that the San Francisco-based company is all set to launch three new devices into the market, one of which indicates the company's efforts to squeeze into the smartwatch segment. The new smartwatch-like device, called the Fitbit Surge, is all set for launch sometime this week and is touted as a 'fitness superwatch' that is  built on Fitbit's existing fitness wearable bloodline. More →
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Microsoft to launch its first wearable device this holiday season, to work with Android and iPhone: Report

By on October 20, 2014 at 12:17 PM.

Microsoft to launch its first wearable device this holiday season, to work with Android and iPhone: Report

Microsoft is all set to foray into the wearable technology space as it plans to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks, Forbes reports. The publication further adds that the wearable device will work across several mobile operating systems including its own Windows Phone, and Android and iOS, and offer health features like heart rate tracker. The smartwatch, the name of which isn’t known yet will provide over two days of battery life, a headline feature that sets it ahead of market’s current offerings and forthcoming product Apple Watch. More →
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India has the highest number of smartwatch owners globally: Survey

By on October 20, 2014 at 11:54 AM.

India has the highest number of smartwatch owners globally: Survey

Tech-savvy Indians have emerged as the most hooked on to gadgets globally with as many as 95 percent finding their smartphones "critically important" while 75 percent use their smartphone or tablet to book a hotel, says a survey by leading online travel firm Expedia. More →
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