The Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch hits an all-time low: $1…

The Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch hits an all-time low: $1...

Hey, a smartwatch that actually looks like a watch? Nice. Sarah Tew/CNET Michigan cheeps! I have two more library programs coming up, including a new one on cord-cutting! First, I’ll be at the Warren Public Library (Civic Center) tomorrow, April 9, at 6:30 p.m. The topic: My favorite ways to save money when shopping online. […]

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Android owners are boosting the sales of smartwatch mak…

Android owners are boosting the sales of smartwatch mak...

The Apple Watch is great smartwatch and is selling gangbusters, but it’s only for iPhone owners. Android owners who are looking for a smartwatch have to turn elsewhere, and that may be boosting smartwatch sales now and in the future, according to the latest forecast from CCS Insights. The firm predicts sales of 142 million […]

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A guide on bringing your smartwatch to full battery

A guide on bringing your smartwatch to full battery

The Apple Watch is a formidable piece of hardware, but it’s still yet to master the art of holding its charge for more than a couple of days. Without the extensive battery life of some of its rivals, you’ll need to learn how to charge your Apple Watch from the get-go. Once you do, not […]

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Which Samsung Gear smartwatch should you buy?

Which Samsung Gear smartwatch should you buy?

Ever since the original Samsung Galaxy Gear was unveiled back in September 2013, we’ve seen some great smartwatches land from the Korean company – but which Samsung smartwatch should you buy? What Samsung smartwatch is the best for you? With Apple continuing to be a major player, Fitbit entering the smartwatch game with the […]

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Best waterproof smartwatch to buy 2019

Best waterproof smartwatch to buy 2019

What is the best smartwatch for swimming? The good news is that the likes of Apple, Samsung, Fitbit and Google have all started making waterproofing a priority for its watches to ensure they’re fit for the swimming. An added bonus is that along with designs that can better fend off water, they’ll also track your […]

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Naughty kids smartwatch gets mass recall order from Eur…

Naughty kids smartwatch gets mass recall order from Eur...

The European Commission has ordered that a smartwatch designed for children is recalled due to concerns that it poses a potentially serious risk for its users. The watch in question is the Safe-KID-One watch made by German company ENOX, which appeared in a weekly RAPEX report. RAPEX is an EU-wide rapid information exchange system that […]

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Google will pay Fossil $40 million for smartwatch tech

Google will pay Fossil $40 million for smartwatch tech

Some members of a Fossil R&D team are also joining Google as part of the deal.  César Salza / CNET Google is buying secret smartwatch technology from Fossil for $40 million.  Design company Fossil said Thursday some members of the research and development team supporting that intellectual property will join Google as well. “We’ve built […]

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CES 2019: The Dyno smartwatch keeps parents connected t…

CES 2019: The Dyno smartwatch keeps parents connected t...

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 company’s Dyno smartwatch launches at […]

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LG’s next smartwatch to pack a camera and more

LG's next smartwatch to pack a camera and more

Welcome to your weekly instalment of And finally – one-stop shop for quickly catching up on all the wearable tech news from the past seven days. Let’s jump straight to it, shall we… LG’s camera-packing smartwatch incoming We haven’t seen a camera on a smartwatch on note since the halcyon days of the original Samsung […]

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Get your new smartwatch to play nice with the iPhone

Get your new smartwatch to play nice with the iPhone

The Apple Watch unlocks a world of possibility from your wrist, but the first step on your journey to wrist enlightenment is simply pairing it to an iPhone. Thankfully, Apple has made the process of pairing an Apple Watch a very straightforward one – even if you’re pairing it to a new iPhone. Even still, […]

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