Apple Has Reportedly Shipped 34.4 Million Apple Watches To Date

While the wearable market might be packed with all kinds of devices and brands (the Fossil Group is responsible for quite a few themselves), it seems that at the end of the day, it looks like Apple could have walked away the winner of it all, or that’s according Canalys analyst Vincent Thielke.In an email sent to Mashable, Thielke claims that based on the company’s findings, Apple has apparently shipped 34.4 million Apple Watches to date since its release in 2015. He claims that this means that [Read Entire Story]

Apple’s GymKit for syncing your Watch to your fitness machines is now live

Back in June, Apple talked up GymKit for Apple Watch, a feature that would let you sync performance data from exercise machines with your wearable. With the release of watchOS 4.1 today, it’s now available for users to play with. With the latest version of the software platform, your Apple Watch will use NFC to connect to supported fitness machines and beam data between the two – allowing you to not only grab stats like the number of stairs you’ve climbed from a machine, but also display [Read Entire Story]

August Smart Lock Pro + Connect, 3rd gen technology – Silver, works with Alexa

August Smart Lock Pro installs inside your door in about 10 minutes with just a screwdriver. August Smart Lock Pro is compatible with most single-cylinder deadbolts, and allows you to keep existing hardware and keys. Available for Android, iOS and Apple Watch devices. SOURCE: 7 Gadgets - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Pisen Rechargeable Hand Warmer 7500mAh Portable Charger Power Bank Battery Pack

CREATIVE DESIGN: This electric hand warmer had won German Red Dot Award for its stylish cobblestone shape with 2-in-1 functions. It is a good choice for gift giving to family and friends or couples. KEEP WARM FEELING: This enviormental Pebble-like shape hand warmer provides instant heat with smart and reusable function, automatically control overheating time, provide a comfortable temperature with 122?/ 50?, let you enjoy warmth in winter. SOURCE: 7 Gadgets - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Olio ‘One’ Stainless Steel and 24K Gold Smartwatch

Syncs with iOS and Android phones to help you organize calls, texts, emails, calendar alerts and more Powered by Olio Assist, a cloud-based personal assistant that uses your preferences and current context to offer intelligent time saving suggestions Mechanical-hand-wind Movement Case Diameter: 47mm Water resistant to 50m (165ft: in general, suitable for short periods of recreational swimming, but not diving or snorkeling SOURCE: 7 Gadgets - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Garmin vívomove HR Sport Hybrid Smartwatch

24/7 heart rate monitoring with Elevate wrist heart rate technology Wellness monitoring tools, such as all-day stress tracking and a relaxation timer, help you manage stress Includes fitness monitoring tools such as Vo2 Max and fitness made Displays steps, calories, distance, heart rate and intensity minutes Stay connected with smart Features such as auto uploads, smart notifications, music controls and more SOURCE: 7 Gadgets - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Germany bans children’s smartwatches over privacy concerns

Germany's telecommunications regulator, the Federal Network Agency, announced a ban today on the sale of kids' smartwatches, the BBC reports, and encouraged parents to destroy the ones they already own. The agency appears to be taking particular issu... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Fossil Q Control Smartwatch With Heart Rate Sensor Launched

When it comes to smartwatches, Fossil was kind of late to the game, but the company has definitely not wasted any time since. The company has been busy churning out smartwatch after smartwatch under the various brands under its umbrella, with the latest devices from Fossil coming in the form of the Fossil Q Venture and Q Explorist.However if you thought that was all Fossil had to offer for 2017, think again as the company has since launched its latest smartwatch, the Fossil Q Control. What makes [Read Entire Story]

Apple’s Augmented Reality Headset Release Expected In 2020

There have been countless reports that Apple is working on augmented reality technology. The company is actually believed to be developing a standalone AR headset. According to a new report, Apple is aiming to have its AR headset technology ready by 2019. This could put a potential release the very next year in 2020. Bloomberg reports that Apple wants to have a breakthrough product to succeed the iPhone and it believes that the AR headset might be that product. It wants to get the technology [Read Entire Story]

Some Apple Watches Are Crashing When Asked About The Weather

With devices like smartwatches, the idea is that we can access information quickly on our wrists, versus having to take out our smartphones, unlock it, and find the app. For example one feature of the Apple Watch is the ability to ask it for weather updates, a feature which we reckon is as basic as they come.Unfortunately for some Apple Watch owners, it seems that asking the device for the weather will end up crashing it. This is according to a post on Reddit in which more than one Apple Watch [Read Entire Story]

MyKronoz ZeTime Elite Hybrid Smartwatch with mechanical hands over a color touch screen

Mechanical hands with smart movement, full round TFT color touch screen, 30 days battery life, 5 ATM water resistant; Sapphire glass, stainless Steel case, smart crown navigation; Activity tracker, heart rate sensor, sleep monitor; Changeable watch faces, quick release wrist bands; IOS 8+ and Android 5.0+ smart app, USB magnetic charger. SOURCE: 7 Gadgets - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch Series 3’s Cellular Access Blocked In China

China is notorious when it comes to online censorship and also dictating what can or cannot be accessed on the internet, which is why it did not really come as a surprise to learn that the Apple Watch Series 3’s cellular connectivity feature has been blocked in the country following concerns about its eSIM.This is according to a report from The Wall Street Journal who has suggested that the eSIM could be one of the reasons why cellular connectivity has been blocked. The report reads, “The [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch Reportedly Helped Detect Lung Blood Clot

Our smartwatches and fitness bands have been designed to keep track of certain biometrics, like calories burned, distance walked, and even our heart rate. However sometimes it seems that our wearables can detect more than we give it credit for, like in the past where the Apple Watch has managed to help detect an impending heart attack.Now according to a report from The Telegraph (via 9to5Mac), it seems that the Apple Watch has managed to save yet another life by detecting a lung blood clot that [Read Entire Story]

New Android Wear 2.0 Features Can Now Arrive Via Play Store

Gone are the days when Android users had to wait months for an updated service or native app because they were tied to monolithic firmware updates. These key updates are now sent via the Google Play Store for Android smartphones. Google is finally doing the same for Android Wear as well. Google can now add new features and services for Android Wear 2.0 through the Play Store. Google’s Hoi Lam confirmed on Google+ that new features for Android Wear 2.0 can now be delivered through the Play [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 Models Go On Sale

If you’ve been meaning to purchase Apple’s new smartwatch but have been waiting for the Nike+ models to come out, then the day you’ve been waiting for is finally here. Customers who want one can head over to Apple and Best Buy right now to order the Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 models. The regular Apple Watch Series 3 models have already been available for a couple of weeks now. Nike recently released an update for its Nike+ Run Club app which brought some new features, such as [Read Entire Story]

Razergon VR Is A Wireless VR Headset That Does Not Require A Phone

One of the problems we are seeing with most virtual reality (VR) headsets these days is that they are wired and usually require users to be tethered to a computer, or in some cases like the Google Cardboard, Daydream View, Samsung Gear VR, and so on, require users to use their mobile phones to power the headset.This means that for the most part, most VR solutions offered today aren’t quite as mobile. However that is something that OQTAGON wants to change as the company has announced the Razergon [Read Entire Story]

Twitter Apple Watch App Pulled Due To Bugs

Twitter today rolled out an update for its iPhone app which pulls the accompanying Apple Watch app. There have been quite a few reports about bugs on the Apple Watch iteration of the Twitter app. The microblogging network has deemed it fit to pull the app temporarily as it goes back to fix the bugs. It’s unclear when the app will be released again. Many Twitter users on the Apple Watch have complained about the app crashing on the smartwatch since watchOS 4 was released earlier this month. [Read Entire Story]

Bit Smart Watch for AppleAndroid phones

FUNCTION – full function smart watch in a Classic design. Ips touch screen for bright clear viewing and interfacing with pre-loaded apps. Works with iPhone or Android. COMMUNICATIONS – send and receive phone calls, texts and email. Receives notifications from phone apps. FITNESS- count daily steps, check your heart rate, monitor your sleep patterns and upload to Bit watch app to keep track. Compare to daily goals. MUSIC VAULT – 8G of on board storage allows you to load and [Read Entire Story]

Verizon’s Wear24 Android Wear Smartwatch Has Been Discontinued

Carriers such as Verizon aren’t strangers to making and releasing their own branded hardware. We’ve seen it happen with tablets, and with wearables being a popular segment in tech market these days, it did not come as a surprise when earlier this year in February, Verizon announced and launched their own Android Wear smartwatch.Dubbed the Wear24, it marked Verizon’s first foray into the Android Wear scene, but unfortunately it seems that Verizon’s adventure was short-lived. In a confirmation by [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit’s Ionic smarwatch and Flyer headphones launch on October 1

Fitbit’s new smartwatch finally has an official release date: October 1, or this Sunday. The company also announced the Flyer, it’s new headphones, will go on sale the same day. We said we enjoyed the device in our review, but it’s more of a smart fitness tracker than a bonafide smartwatch. Though Fitbit is seeking to expand its app community, the company’s smartwatch features amount to controlling Music, playing Pandora, and using a Starbucks gift card. On the other hand, it’s packed with [Read Entire Story]

BlackBerry Smartwatch No Longer Seems Like A Myth

BlackBerry hasn’t had much luck with hardware over the past decade. The smartphones that it made itself didn’t sell as well as it might have hoped. The company only made one tablet and that flopped as well. We never go to see any wearable devices from the company so while a BlackBerry smartwatch might have seemed like a myth at one point, it appears to be a genuine possibility now. No, BlackBerry isn’t making a return to hardware. It’s sticking with the decision it made [Read Entire Story]

Android Wear 2.0 For LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition Released By AT&T

There hasn’t been a consistent release roadmap for Android Wear 2.0 and that hasn’t been ideal for those who have been waiting for this major update. Many compatible smartwatch owners have had to wait for several months just for the update to start rolling. The wait ends now for LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition owners on AT&T. The carrier is now rolling out Android Wear 2.0 for this smartwatch. The first generation model of this smartwatch actually received the Android Wear 2.0 [Read Entire Story]