How to Enable and Disable Automatic Workout Detection in watchOS 5

Apple's watchOS 5 update includes a new automatic workout detection feature, which is designed to make sure you never miss out on getting credit for one of your workouts. Automatic workout detection is a setting that's enabled by default once you upgrade to watchOS 5, but if you don't want the feature, it can be turned off using the Apple Watch app on the iPhone or on the Apple Watch itself. Enabling/Disabling Automatic Workouts on Apple Watch Open the Settings app on Apple Watch. [Read Entire Story]

How to Use the Siri Raise to Speak Feature in watchOS 5

Apple's watchOS 5 update includes a new Siri feature that eliminates the need to say "Hey Siri" or push the Digital Crown to activate the personal assistant. Instead, you can raise your wrist and speak right to Siri, with the Apple Watch able to detect your movements and your desire to relay a Siri command. It's simple to enable, and it works well once you know a few tricks. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Enabling Raise to Speak Open the Settings app. [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Gear S4 may arrive as ‘Galaxy Watch’ (Update: Even more evidence)

The Samsung Gear S3. Update 07/10/2018 at 4:15 P.M. EST: There’s now even more evidence to support the idea that the follow-up to the Samsung Gear S3 is going to land as the Samsung Galaxy Watch. Via SamMobile, we now know that Samsung registered the Samsung Galaxy Watch logo in its home country of South Korea. While this still isn’t an official announcement, it makes it incredibly likely that the Gear S4 is actually the Galaxy Watch. Samsung also filed a trademark for a device [Read Entire Story]

This $250 Wear OS-powered smartwatch promises month-long battery life

Most Wear OS-based smartwatches require charging after a single day, but Mobvoi is attempting to buck the trend with its new $249 TicWatch Pro, which it claims can last between five to thirty days on a single charge, thanks to a layered display and a special power-saving mode. The TicWatch Pro’s screen, housed in a large 45mm case, includes an OLED display, as well as a more basic Film compensated Super Twisted Nematic (FSTN) LCD display. The latter is transparent and sits atop the OLED display, [Read Entire Story]

TicWatch Pro available now: why you’ll want one

We’ve been hearing about the Ticwatch line since last year. Even before a new model hit Kickstarter in July 2017, we saw the Ticwatch 2 and once thought it was the perfect active smartwatch. It was even sold for a good deal. Exactly a year ago, the Ticwatch S & E went live on the […] SOURCE: Android Community - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Gear S4 to support Bixby, no surprise there

Samsung is working on a new Galaxy Watch and we’re expecting it to be the Galaxy Gear S4. We first heard about it being developed in the United States and reportedly going back to Android with Wear OS. Samsung Gear S4 Wear OS was spotted online a few months ago and we thoughts it’s time […] SOURCE: Android Community - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

TicWatch Pro smartwatch now available for $250 (Up to 30 days of battery life… if you don’t use the smart features)

Mobvoi’s TicWatch Pro is a smartwatch with a 1.39 inch, 400 x 400 pixel OLED display, a Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of storage. It runs Google’s Wear OS, support WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and NFC, and has a 415 mAh battery that’s good for up to 2 days of battery life. […] The post TicWatch Pro smartwatch now available for $250 (Up to 30 days of battery life… if you don’t use the smart features) appeared first on Liliputing. SOURCE: [Read Entire Story]

Outcast 2 adds podcast streaming and continuous playback playlists to Apple Watch

Outcast for Apple Watch debuted in January and immediately became my favorite way to listen to podcasts without my iPhone. Fast-forward to June and Apple unveiled that watchOS 5 would add Apple’s Podcasts app to Apple Watch and support third-party apps much better. While it sounds like Outcast has plans for watchOS 5 (which is currently in developer beta), Outcast 2 has shipped for everyone and includes two major features: episode streaming and playlists for continuous playback. [Read Entire Story]

9to5Toys Last Call: Apple Watch from $159, Anker Accessory Gold Box, Official iPhone X Leather Case $28, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Listen to the new 9to5Toys Daily Podcast: more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Gear S4 May Launch As Samsung Galaxy Watch

The Samsung Gear S4 is expected to be made official next month with the Galaxy Note 9, now it looks like the device may launch as the Samsung Galaxy Watch. We have hear rumors previously about the new Samsung Galaxy Watch name after a trademark was discovered, although it was not clear in when the […](Read More ...)The post Samsung Gear S4 May Launch As Samsung Galaxy Watch appeared first on Geeky Gadgets. SOURCE: Geeky Gadgets - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

eBay summer deal offers TVs, wearables, cameras and more at $119

Summer means Internet retailer deals and eBay isn’t going to be left out this year. Starting later this week, the company will launch a special promotion that offers 100 different items at the flat rate of $119 USD including shipping. That rate is a discount over the regular price for these items, which includes fitness trackers and smartwatches, televisions, digital … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Releases New watchOS 4.3.2 Software for Apple Watch

Apple today released watchOS 4.3.2, a small update to the watchOS 4 operating system that runs on the Apple Watch. watchOS 4.3.2 comes more than one month after the release of watchOS 4.3.1, a minor update. watchOS 4.3.2 can be downloaded through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General --> Software Update. To install the new software, the Apple Watch needs to have at least 50 percent battery, it needs to be placed on a charger, and it needs to be in range of the [Read Entire Story]

Tech savvy drug users are relying on Apple Watch and Fitbit to keep them safe during cocaine binges

Apple and Fitbit both like to tout the potential health benefits of their wearable devices. For a few hundred bucks, users get access to a number of sensors that chart and track everything from blood pressure to caloric intake. For some, wearables provide much-needed encouragement to get off the couch to hit their daily fitness goals. For others, the devices act as an overpriced monitor to ensure your heart doesn’t explode after snorting your eighth line of blow. “My heart rate only gets to 150 [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Galaxy Watch: here’s what we know so far

When it comes to smartwatches, arguably the Apple Watch is still the standard for some people. But it looks like Samsung is out to give it a run for its money if these leaks and rumors are actually true. The upcoming release of the Korean OEM’s newest smartwatch is a major opportunity for them to […] SOURCE: Android Community - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

iOS 11.4.1 update improves Find My AirPods feature

It has been almost three months since Apple's last incremental update for various devices like Apple Watch, iPhones and Apple TV. While the upcoming iterations of the company's operating systems (iOS 12, watchOS 5 and macOS Mojave are still in beta,... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Best portable Apple Watch chargers for travel

Despite all of the advances that Apple Watch has made in recent years, its battery life is still less-than-stellar when compared to some other fitness trackers on the market today. Add in a heavy LTE workload, and that becomes even more apparent. Adding a wall charger or USB battery pack to your arsenal can help, but you’ll still need to carry an Apple Watch charging puck. The simplest way to remedy your low-battery notification blues is to add a portable charger with everything [Read Entire Story]

Fossil discounts its smartwatch collection from $59 with both hybrid and WearOS options

Fossil is currently running a large sale on its smartwatches with deals starting from $59 shipped. Our top pick is the Q Marshal Stainless Steel Gen 2 Smartwatch for $149 shipped. Currently closer to $275 from third-party retailers at Amazon, that’s Fossil’s MSRP on this smartwatch. The current sale is one of the best prices we’ve tracked historically, and is the best price we’ve seen in 2018 at Amazon. About 65% of customers at Amazon left a 4+ star review. Head below [Read Entire Story]

Google Fixing Pixel Buds-Wear OS Connectivity Issue; Doesn’t Recommend Pairing

Google has acknowledged an issue that affecting users connecting their Pixel Buds with a Wear OS smartwatch. SOURCE: RSS Feeds : RSS Feed - NDTV - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple’s Shortcuts will flip the switch on Siri’s potential

Matthew Cassinelli Contributor Share on Twitter Matthew Cassinelli is a former member of the Workflow team and works as an independent writer and consultant. He previously worked as a data analyst for VaynerMedia. At WWDC, Apple pitched Shortcuts as a way to ”take advantage of the power of apps” and ”expose quick actions to Siri.” These will be suggested by the OS, can be given unique voice commands, and will even be customizable with a [Read Entire Story]

Polar fitness tracker might be a bigger national security risk

Fitness trackers have become so common that people strap them on with no worry or concern. After all, they’re not like smartphones or even smartwatches with tons of features and apps that could be harvesting your data. Unfortunately, fitness trackers themselves and their official apps can actually be gold mines of information. Worse, they can actually pose security risks not … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

This week in Android: OnePlus 6 vs Galaxy S9, Vivo Nex review, and much more

This week we compared the OnePlus 6 and the Galaxy S9, reviewed the futuristic Vivo Nex, and took a closer look at the new Android P beta 3. Here’s what you need to know about this past week in Android. Who wants to win a Google Pixel 2? This week, one lucky reader will win a brand new Google Pixel 2. Enter this week’s Sunday giveaway for your chance to win! Enter the giveaway here 10 Android stories we handpicked for you OnePlus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus The OnePlus 6 provides [Read Entire Story]