Sports brands are giving wearables another shot at success

Wearables are only as good as the apps they're compatible with. And companies making health-focused products, like smartwatches, fitness bands and even hybrids of these two, are starting to realize that. But in order to have applications that lure pe... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Huawei Watch 2 Sport price slips below $200 on Amazon, Classic model starts at $287

With the Apple Watch Series 3 around the corner, Amazon makes a last-ditch effort to bring the Huawei Watch 2 into the spotlight with substantial discounts. The post Huawei Watch 2 Sport price slips below $200 on Amazon, Classic model starts at $287 appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

The biggest companies in China’s Silicon Valley

In the world of smartphones, we’re becoming more and more used to Chinese technology companies competing with popular global brands, but we also know that the pendulum doesn’t necessarily swing both ways. The Chinese government’s “Great Firewall” has kept many Western tech powerhouses out of the country, and enabled the careful curation of approved local services. Combined with financial and regulatory backing for home-grown brands, China has a booming tech industry [Read Entire Story]

Porsche Design Huawei Smartwatch is now available in Europe

It was a bit of a surprise when Huawei announced last year that it teamed up with Porsche Design to bring out a luxurious and more powerful version of the Mate 9. Then again, with BlackBerry practically out of the scene, the luxury design company needed a new partner in the smartphone market. Also surprisingly, however, is that the partnership … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Porsche Design Huawei Smartwatch now available in Europe

Porch Design has already made it a habit to partner with electronics manufacturers to create higher-end versions of their products. The latest one that they have released is the Porsche Design Huawei Smartwatch which brings you a connected device but still using elements of a traditional smartwatch. This is a move that a lot of […] SOURCE: Android Community - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Huawei Watch 2 Classic now available on Best Buy, B&H, and Amazon

Huawei announced its new take on the smartwatch game: the Huawei Watch 2. A Classic version was also revealed but they are basically the same. The only difference is the materials. We’ve got our hands on one last February. We noted its steep price but it’s good for it already runs Android Wear 2.0. After […] SOURCE: Android Community - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Huawei Watch 2 Classic now on sale in the U.S.

It has been three months since Huawei officially announced both the Watch 2 and the Watch 2 Classic. Now you can finally pick up the latter option in the United States. Huawei today made the Watch 2 Classic available from both Amazon and Best Buy in the United States. Nothing has changed in the specifications department since the Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch was announced. That means you’re looking at a wearable with a round 1.2-inch AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 [Read Entire Story]

Huawei, Google made an Android dev board ala Raspberry Pi

Although still primarily associated with smartphones and, sometimes, tablets, Android has long outgrown that limited device category. It can now be found on smartwatches, TVs, PCs, laptops, cars, and, soon, household appliances. This means that the budding Android developer might want to be able to develop apps that aren’t constrained to one type of hardware. They will need a reference … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Huawei launches the Watch 2 in the US

The Huawei Watch 2 was announced at Mobile World Congress for the international market, and now the company has announced that it is launching in the US today. The watch abandons the classy looks of the first generation for a focus on sport. It features more sensors, GPS, continuous heartbeat recording, a ceramic bezel, and more. It also features Android Wear 2.0, which brings a host of improvements (including the Play Store right on your wrist, giving app support to iOS users). A cool feature [Read Entire Story]

Huawei Watch Black Stainless Steel model on sale at Amazon for $249.99

We’ve seen quite a few Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches debut lately, but if none of them have piqued your interest, there’s currently a nice deal on an older Android Wear smartwatch. Amazon is selling the Huawei Watch in Black Stainless Steel for $249.99. That’s $150 off the regular asking price and $200 off the price that the Black Stainless Steel model had when it launched in 2015. The Huawei Watch is among the smartwatches that’ll be updated to Android Wear 2.0, which will add new features like [Read Entire Story]

Huawei CEO Isn’t Exactly A Fan Of Smartwatches

You’d think that the CEO of a consumer electronics company that has made some good smartwatches would like to wear one of his company’s creations at least for a short period of time, well, you’d be wrong in Huawei CEO Eric Xu Zhijun’s case. He’s not particularly a fan of smartwatches, as his recent statement reveals. Speaking at the company’s Global Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, China, Zhijun said that he doesn’t see the point of having devices like smartwatches out in the [Read Entire Story]

Huawei CEO not sold on smartwatches even as his company wants to sell you one

At a Global Analyst Summit for Huawei held in Shenzhen, China on Tuesday, CEO of the company Eric Xu Zhijun dropped what seems like a bombshell, yet is probably exactly what most people think about smartwatches. In response to a question about whether the wearable devices might impact smartphone sales if features like 4G telephone […] Come comment on this article: Huawei CEO not sold on smartwatches even as his company wants to sell you one Visit TalkAndroid SOURCE: TalkAndroid - Read [Read Entire Story]

No future for Huawei smartwatches? CEO takes cynical tack

Perhaps if your company is invested in making smartwatches and your CEO is publicly chiding that effort, you would reconsider their position. The post No future for Huawei smartwatches? CEO takes cynical tack appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Huawei has launched two smartwatches, but its CEO still doesn’t know what they are for

Huawei has launched two Android Wear smartwatches so far; the Huawei Watch in 2015 and more recently the Huawei Watch 2. Yet, the current leader of the company doesn’t seem to be convinced that the smartwatch industry is going to be successful. See also:Android Wear 2.0 update: which smartwatches will get it and when?2 days ago According to the South China Morning Post, Eric Xu Zhijun, Huawei’s rotating CEO, was quoted as saying, “I am always confused as to what smartwatches are [Read Entire Story]

Android Pay For First-Gen Huawei Watch Currently Under Testing

With the launch of the Huawei Watch 2 at MWC 2017 a couple of months ago, it was revealed that the smartwatch came with NFC technology on it which in turn allowed users to take advantage of features like Android Pay. However it seems that if you’re still holding onto the first-gen Huawei Watch, Android Pay could be coming your way too.According to the folks at Ausdroid, it seems that Huawei has confirmed to the publication that the device will be getting its Android Wear 2.0 update soon which [Read Entire Story]

Huawei Watch Android Wear 2.0 Update Release Expected This Month

Those who own the original Huawei Watch will be waiting for it to receive the latest iteration of Google’s wearable device platform. The Chinese consumer electronics company has now confirmed that it’s going to release the Huawei Watch Android Wear 2.0 update later this month. The update is most likely going to be released towards the end of this month. The confirmation that the Huawei Watch Android Wear 2.0 update is going to be released later this month comes from Huawei’s [Read Entire Story]

Original Huawei Watch to get Android Wear 2.0 update this month

The Huawei Watch has been long gone from the Google Play Store and replaced by the Huawei Watch 2, but that doesn’t mean the company has forgotten about the original Android Wear device. Huawei plans to update the original Huawei Watch to Android Wear 2.0 this month. The news comes from @HuaweiServiceDE in a Twitter response to a user. More specifically, they mention the update will come in March, but that is the current month and we only have a couple weeks left of it. Android Wear 2.0 [Read Entire Story]

Ubergizmo’s Best of MWC 2017

Another Mobile World Congress Conference (MWC) is ending. The 2017 Edition was exciting, and there was ample new tech to look at during this crazy week. Here are the products we thought were the most interesting at the show, sorted in no specific order. You find them to be available in many markets in the weeks to come, in the meantime, we provide a first look for most of them. We can’t wait for the 2018 edition of MWC!LG G6By launching the LG G6 at Mobile World Congress 2017, LG took instant [Read Entire Story]

Huawei Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic unveiled

Along with announcing the their new P10 & P10 Plus smartphones, Huawei is using Mobile World Congress 2017 to unveil a pair of new smartwatches. Arriving two years after the company’s first wearable are the Huawei Watch 2 and its sibling, the Huawei Watch 2 Classic. Powered by Android Wear 2.0, the smartwatches feature a stunning design, improved battery life, … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

MWC 2017: Huawei and LG Unveil New Phones and Smartwatches

The Mobile World Congress 2017 officially opened today in Barcelona, where some of the biggest names in mobile technology gather annually to show off their latest products. With Apple skipping MWC as in previous years and Samsung choosing to delay the announcement of its next flagship phone, this year's event offers a better opportunity for their smaller rivals to hog the limelight. LG G6 Kicking things off at MWC on Sunday, LG announced the G6, its latest flagship smartphone and the [Read Entire Story]

Huawei teases smartwatch for Mobile World Congress 2017

We expect to see a lot of cool new products at Mobile World Congress 2017. It’s only two weeks until the event starts so we’re excited to see what’s in store. Huawei’s CEO Richard Yu posted this teaser, showing a man running and looking at a watch with a tagline of “Made for free spirits.” It looks like the company will be unveiling a new smartwatch at MWC 2017. It’s unlikely to be a dedicated fitness watch, since the Huawei Fit was just recently [Read Entire Story]

Huawei prepping data-connected Watch 2

Huawei is currently at work on a follow-up to its first smartwatch, VentureBeat is reporting. The company is staying with the brand and calling it the Huawei Watch 2, with a target launch this spring. Huawei’s first watch received favorable reviews, but a high price held some customers at bay. With the successor, Huawei is looking to reach a broader audience. A sportier design is expected for the Watch 2. This may help to reduce the price from last year’s model, which featured [Read Entire Story]