Samsung’s ‘Galaxy Watch’ trademark fuels speculation about a Wear OS device

Samsung’s got a new smartwatch on the way. That much seems certain. It’s been about a year since the last big announcement, and the company is about to have two large platforms in the form of August’s Note 9 Unpacked event and Berlin’s IFA trade show the following month. A couple of new tidbits, however, are fueling speculation that things might be a little different this time around. First, a trademark filing in Korea for a Samsung Galaxy Watch logo. The company dropped the Galaxy bit [Read Entire Story]

Saturday Savings: Tech and Gear on sale this weekend

Every week, we see a slew of new discounts and sales and various tech and gear. This week is no different and we have quite a few options. On the tech-side of things, there are some deals on Motorola handsets and fitness trackers. When it comes to accessories, you can save on headphones, a new microSD card and more. Save on new tech Moto Z3 Play – $499.99 $449.99 Earlier this month, Motorola and Lenovo introduced a few new smartphones, headlined by the Moto Z3 Play. The handset went up [Read Entire Story]

Amazon has the Fitbit Charge 2 on sale for $50 off

With Father’s Day a few days away, maybe it’s time to get something for your dad that he might like to use on a daily basis. More and more people are getting in shape with the help of activity trackers, so why not start with a new Fitbit Charge 2 or other Fitbit devices that are currently on sale via Amazon. SEE ALSO: FridaBalls are padded underwear for guys so they can protect their man parts from wriggling toddlers Amazon is offering up to $50 off select Fitbit items, including the [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit Ace, the company’s first kid-friendly fitness tracker, now on sale (Update)

Update: Nearly three months after it was originally announced, the Fitbit Ace fitness tracker for kids is finally on sale at the company’s website. You can purchase it in either Power Purple or Electric Blue colors for $99.95. Get it at Fitbit.com Original story – March 13: Child obesity is on the rise, and Fitbit wants to do something about it. That’s why it’s launching the new Fitbit Ace fitness tracker for kids. On the surface, you may think this is a repackaged [Read Entire Story]

Here are the five best smartwatches you can buy right now (May 2018)

Smartwatches aren't just for secret agents anymore. They're becoming increasingly common tech accessories among spies and civilians alike. Check out our list of the five best smartwatches you can buy right now! The post Here are the five best smartwatches you can buy right now (May 2018) appeared first on AndroidGuys. SOURCE: AndroidGuys - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit to use Google Cloud Healthcare API to advance its wearables

While some people just use their wearables to track steps and calories, OEMs want to advance things further by making their smartwatches and health trackers a much more integral part of your health routine. Fitbit is one such brand and they have now announced that they will be using the Google Cloud Healthcare API to […] SOURCE: Android Community - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit Versa vs Ionic: Which is the best Fitbit smartwatch?

There are plenty of great smartwatches and fitness trackers out there, and the two newest offerings from Fitbit may have recently caught your attention. The Fitbit Versa and Ionic are two solid fitness watches that do a lot of things really well, so we’d understand if you weren’t completely sure about which one to buy. What’s the best Fitbit watch out there? Find out, in our Fitbit Versa vs Ionic comparison. Fitbit Versa vs Ionic: The differences Fitbit Versa (left) vs Fitbit [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit Versa now available worldwide

Last month Fitbit unveiled the Fitbit Versa and started taking pre-orders, today it is finally shipping and available for purchase worldwide. We’ll have a full review of the Versa soon — we’ve been putting it through its paces for about a week already — but if you just can’t wait, you can pick one up now from Fitbit.com, Amazon, Best Buy and more. To give you a quick preview of our thoughts on the device, it presents in many ways as a Fitbit Ionic (which we quite liked) that [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit Versa now available on Amazon starting at $199.95

If you’ve been pretty excited about Fitbit’s second true smartwatch, the Versa, you can now purchase it through Amazon with the price starting at $199.95. While the Fitbit Ionic was slightly more expensive than this one, Versa has a nicer design and is a bit more compact. It still has all the fitness features that […] SOURCE: Android Community - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit is crashing after a pretty rough note from Wall Street

Fitbit shaved off another roughly 10% of its value in trading today after a downgrade from a Wall Street firm, which will once again throw on more skepticism as to whether or not Fitbit can be a viable business in the smartwatch market. The note came from Morgan Stanley this morning, which said it was “hard to see a floor” for the company. This comes amid an increased push from Apple to position its smartwatch as a health-oriented device through a myriad of updates for its health [Read Entire Story]

The Fitbit Versa looks like the true successor to the Pebble Time Steel

When Fitbit acquired Pebble back in 2016, we all practically assumed that Pebble’s design would find its way into Fitbit’s plans. When the Fitbit Ionic was announced there was a lot of pushback due to the odd design. However, it seems that we are finally getting the Pebble Time Steel successor we wanted with the Fitbit Versa. The new smartwatch was announced earlier today, and features a spec sheet and design that could turn a lot of heads. The Versa features a rounded, but square, [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit announces Versa smartwatch and Ace activity tracker for kids

Back in August of last year, Fitbit officially unveiled its new Ionic smarwtach, which turned out to be pretty good. Now the company is back with a new smartwatch with a “more approachable” price tag and a brand new activity tracker for kids. First up is the new smartwatch, the Fitbit Versa. According to the company, the Versa is the “lightest metal smartwatch” in the U.S. market right now. It has an anodized, ultra-thin aluminum body which is tapered and angled so that [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit’s new Versa smartwatch now official with a $200 price tag

Fitbit's second and slimmest smartwatch, the Versa, is now official. Click here for all of the details on the new $200 smartwatch. The post Fitbit’s new Versa smartwatch now official with a $200 price tag appeared first on AndroidGuys. SOURCE: AndroidGuys - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

The $199 Fitbit Versa is the company’s new “mass-appeal” smartwatch

Valentina Palladino A new Fitbit smartwatch is ready to keep last year's Ionic company in the device family lineup. Today, Fitbit announced the new Versa smartwatch, a thin-and-light metal wearable that runs on Fitbit OS. The longtime king of fitness devices knew it needed to expand into the smartwatch category, and it started that evolution last year with the debut of the $299 Ionic. But the Ionic ultimately replaced the Fitbit Surge, which was the most high-tech [Read Entire Story]

Gear Sport review: The only fitness watch for Samsung die-hards

Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Despite recent watchOS dominance, Samsung hasn't given up on Tizen. The OEM's wearable operating system continues to power a bunch of devices made exclusively by Samsung, including the $249 (originally $299) Gear Sport. Introduced last year, the Gear Sport is the successor to the Gear S3 and the smartwatch cousin of the Gear Fit 2 Pro band. It's easy to forget about Tizen since it's not as well known or well marketed as Android Wear or watchOS. But [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit announce Fitbit Ionic Adidas Edition smartwatch

Fitbit has partnered with sportsgear company Adidas for a special edition of their Ionic smartwatch. The Fitbit Ionic Adidas Edition features a special Adidas-branded watch face, special wristbands, and the Adidas Train app for runners, plus all the usual features of the Ionic watch. The bands are perforated for better ventilation and water resistant. The Adidas […] Read More: Fitbit announce Fitbit Ionic Adidas Edition smartwatch SOURCE: MSPoweruser - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit working on a new smartwatch with mass appeal

Fitbit perhaps is one of the more prolific wearable brands today. There aren’t many competitors at the moment but this company is one of the more reliable ones since year 2013 when it started syncing directly with select Android smartphones. The Fitbit Ionic has recently gotten the Adidas Edition for exclusive training. We were also […] SOURCE: Android Community - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

The Ionic Adidas Edition is Fitbit’s answer to the Apple Watch Nike+

Enlarge (credit: Fitbit) Those previously on the fence about getting a Fitbit Ionic smartwatch now have a new model to consider. Fitbit revealed its device collaboration with Adidas today—the Ionic Adidas Edition is a spiced-up Ionic smartwatch featuring an Adidas-made watch face, special wristbands, and the Adidas Train app for runners. Similar to the Apple Watch Nike+ edition, this version of Fitbit's smartwatch combines all of the features of the original Ionic with exclusive perks [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit posted a weaker-than-expected quarter and its shares are crashing

Fitbit, which has increasingly had to fend off competition from devices like the Apple Watch and is increasingly making moves in the healthcare space, still hasn’t seemed to nail things down quite yet as it posted weaker-than-expected financial results for its fourth quarter. Read More SOURCE: TechCrunch - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Best fitness trackers (February 2018)

Fitness trackers have come an extremely long way over the years. No longer are they glorified pedometers; they’re much more than that. Most standard fitness trackers nowadays can track your steps taken, distance traveled, how many calories you’ve burned for the day, and even your sleeping patterns. They’re handy little devices if you want a better look at how active you are throughout the day, and there are plenty to choose from. Related: Which Fitbit is right for you? | Best [Read Entire Story]

Rebble aims to make your Pebble watch keep working after Fitbit pulls the plug this summer

Pebble was one of the early players in the smartwatch space, and the company’s low-power devices with long battery life, support for third-party apps, and sunlight readable displays still have a loyal fan base… even though Pebble hasn’t released a new watch since the company was acquired by Fitbit at the end of 2016. At […] Rebble aims to make your Pebble watch keep working after Fitbit pulls the plug this summer is a post from: Liliputing SOURCE: Liliputing - Read [Read Entire Story]

Pebble support wraps up in June, Fitbit offering discount on Ionic

If you own a Pebble product, you'll be able to take $50 off a new Ionic. And soon, you'll have more of a reason to drop your Time Round or Steel. The post Pebble support wraps up in June, Fitbit offering discount on Ionic appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]