Time’s up, Galaxy Watch: LG Wear OS smartwatches could launch this month

The current worst-kept secret in the land of wearables is that Samsung is preparing a new smartwatch called the Galaxy Watch that could run a version of Wear OS instead of the Gear series’ Tizen operating system. Not to be outdone by its local rival, speculation is growing that LG is readying not one but two Wear OS smartwatches that new evidence suggests could launch in next few weeks.Editor's PickBest Android Wear watches (July 2018)Android Wear has evolved a lot since it was first announced [Read Entire Story]

UK Deals of the Week: £200 off Huawei P20 Pro, £49 Echo Dot/Fire TV Stick bundle

Welcome to your weekly round-up of the best U.K. deals of the week for Android phones, network plans, accessories, smart home tech, and a little of whatever else is on offer in the world of mobile! This week’s deals include a massive discount on the triple-camera-toting Huawei P20 Pro, a mouth-watering Amazon Prime Day deal on the Echo Dot bundled with the Fire TV Stick with Alexa, a whopping £700 off a top-end Sony OLED Android TV, and much more. More: Amazon Prime Day 2018: Deals, dates, and [Read Entire Story]

Samsung and LG both rumored to release new smartwatches this year

This may be the year that smartwatches make a return. The category has largely been ignored by mainstream manufacturers due to the lack of success in this segment. Apple still controls 60 percent of the market as of Q1 2018, and it even seems like Google has not focused much on the now renamed Wear OS. However, we may see smartwatches this year from both Samsung and LG. Samsung’s next smartwatch is likely going to depart from the Gear branding, potentially using “Galaxy Watch” [Read Entire Story]

Skipping Amazon Prime Day? Here are some great, non-Amazon deals

Everyone is getting amped-up for Amazon Prime Day, which goes for 36 hours this year starting on July 16. As with previous Prime Days, we can expect drastic discounts on all sorts of items, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, cameras, wearables, and more. However, you might not be excited for Prime Day at all. Maybe you don’t have an Amazon Prime membership, or maybe you are boycotting due to the issues surrounding worker’s rights at the company. Whatever the reason, you [Read Entire Story]

Fashion designer goes too far, makes ankle brace smartphone holder

Maison Margiela In a new entry of smartphone fashion, a designer created smartphone-holding ankle bracelets for a show. The ankle brace is used in several of the looks for the designer’s recent show. While totally impractical, the ankle brace could be used as a smartphone addiction aid. People tend to make fun of high-fashion design, usually because the looks designers create are so out-there and impractical that no one can imagine actually wearing them. But fashion design is more [Read Entire Story]

AirPower, new Apple Watches, iPad Pro and Mac mini expected this fall

Macs on Macs to upgrade through the end of the year plus bigger Apple Watch displays and updated AirPods. Plus some iPhones, who knows? The post AirPower, new Apple Watches, iPad Pro and Mac mini expected this fall appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [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 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]

Samsung’s gears up to release the Samsung Galaxy Watch

Samsung has released smartwatches of all shapes and sizes over the years, and indications are that the firm is gearing up to release one more before 2018 is through. a new report intimates that the firm is working on a new smartwatch, simply titled the Samsung Galaxy watch. This watch will be powered by Wear […] Read More: Samsung’s gears up to release the Samsung Galaxy Watch SOURCE: MSPoweruser - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Report: Upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watch to run Android Wear (not Tizen)

Samsung’s first smartwatch was an Android Wear device called the Samsung Galaxy Gear. But that was way back in 2013. By the time Samsung’s second smartwatch came around in 2014, it was running Samsung’s own operating system based on the Tizen Linux distribution. Since then, Samsung has released a number of additional watches, and they’ve […] The post Report: Upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watch to run Android Wear (not Tizen) appeared first on Liliputing. SOURCE: [Read Entire Story]

Huawei could be working on a smartwatch that stores true wireless earbuds

Huawei patent shows a smartwatch that stores Bluetooth earbuds within the device. The patent shows three potential designs for how the smartwatch could store earbuds. The earbuds would apparently be waterproof and have active noise canceling. Huawei has received a patent for a smartwatch that could store a set of Bluetooth earbuds within the device. According to LetsGoDigital (via The Verge), the patent was approved on June 28 by the World Intellectual Property Organization. The patent shows [Read Entire Story]

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon Wear 2500 chip for kid-friendly smartwatches

It’s been a few years since Qualcomm has released a processor designed specifically for smartwatches, which some folks blame for the relatively stagnant state of the Android Wear Wear OS platform. Now Qualcomm has a new chip… but the Snapdragon Wear 2500 is aimed at a pretty specific niche: “connected kids watches.” Qualcom says the new […] The post Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon Wear 2500 chip for kid-friendly smartwatches appeared first on Liliputing. SOURCE: [Read Entire Story]

Apple AirPower Charging Pad Expected To Launch In 2018

It seems Apple’s Wireless AirPower charging pad has had a few technical hurdles that Apple’s engineers are working to address and resolve before a launch date. Recent talk regarding the debut of the Apple’s AirPower charging pad seem to have surfaced again, and the latest talk states that Apple hopes to present the wireless charging pad sometime this year. It seems Apple’s engineers have come across a few issues which have caused the delay, one major issue seems to point [Read Entire Story]

“Cheza” might be a Snapdragon 845-powered Chromebook that detaches from its keyboard

New commits revealed more details about the rumored “Cheza” Chromebook. According to the commits, Cheza might be a detachable machine that supports LTE. Cheza might be one of several Chromebooks that will directly compete with Microsoft’s Always-Connected PCs. When Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 845, we also learned that several Chromebooks with the Qualcomm chipset could appear in the future. One of those Chromebooks, codenamed “Cheza,” recently saw dozens of [Read Entire Story]

17 Common Apple Watch Problems & How to Fix Them

17 Common Apple Watch Problems & How to Fix Them is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. Apple Watch and Apple Watch 3 problems continue to frustrate users despite multiple Apple Watch updates and iPhone updates. Here are common Apple Watch problems and how to fix many of the problems without going to Apple for help. Small, but annoying problems are common with new device categories. For most users, these Apple Watch problems are not a major issue, but some of these can break the [Read Entire Story]

Garmin announces vívoactive 3 Music, a GPS smartwatch with on-device music storage

Garmin today announced the new vívoactive 3 Music, a GPS smartwatch with integrated music storage for up to 500 songs that will allow users enjoy their workout with their favourite songs. Users can use Garmin Express software to transfer music from their PC, and then queue up their favorite songs for listening through Bluetooth-enabled headphones. […] Read More: Garmin announces vívoactive 3 Music, a GPS smartwatch with on-device music storage SOURCE: MSPoweruser - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple to officially bless USB-C with 2019 iPhone

It comes as a big annoyance to many users, but Apple remains the technological trendsetter, and despite usually not being first, a technology never really arrives until Apple adopts it. Examples range from capacitive screens to smartwatches, and now, according to DigiTimes, this will soon include USB-C. DigiTimes reports that, like most 2017 smartphone flagships, […] Read More: Apple to officially bless USB-C with 2019 iPhone SOURCE: MSPoweruser - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

UK Deals of the Week: Samsung Galaxy S9 for £33 a month, £39 Google Home Mini

Welcome to your weekly round-up of the best U.K. deals of the week for Android phones, network plans, accessories, smart home tech, and a little of whatever else is on offer in the world of mobile. This week’s deals include a Samsung Galaxy S9 on EE for £33 a month with no upfront cost, £10 off a Google Home Mini, a 6,700mAh powerbank for just £4.97, and much more. Below are the most enticing deals we’ve seen this week hand-picked with a little help from the folks over at HotUKDeals – the U.K.’s [Read Entire Story]

Rumored Samsung smartwatch with Wear OS not happening after all

If you were excited about the possibility of Samsung launching its newest smartwatch, the rumored Gear S4, with Google’s Wear OS on board instead of Tizen, there’s a bit of bad news today. Evan Blass (@evleaks) took to Twitter on Thursday to follow up on his previous report that Samsung may be working on a smartwatch with Google’s Wear OS. At the time, Blass said that there were Samsung employees walking around with Gear watches running Wear OS rather than Tizen. That led to [Read Entire Story]

Check Out The Newest Version Of WatchOS 5

Apple recently released the WatchOS 5 beta version to developers right after the WWDC keynote. The new WatchOS has many new features and updates. Users can look forward to the Apple Watch having some improved health tracking fitness, as well as a new Competition mode, this new mode will allow the user to compete with friends while offering different incentives for achieving goals. The Auto-Workout Detection provides an alert when to start the right workout, as well as notify the user when to end [Read Entire Story]

UK Deals of the Week: £120 off Samsung Galaxy S8, Gear S3 Classic for £189

Welcome to your weekly round-up of the best U.K. deals of the week for Android phones, network plans, accessories, smart home tech, and a little of whatever else is on offer in the world of mobile.Editor's PickSamsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus review: Almost to Infinity Update (2/16): With the Samsung Galaxy S9 just around the corner, we thought this would be a fun time to take a look back at our review for the current S8 family. After all, soon this … This week’s deals include a big [Read Entire Story]

UK Deals of the Week: £100 off Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch, Honor 7X for £209

Welcome to your weekly round-up of the best U.K. deals of the week for Android phones, network plans, accessories, smart home tech, and a little of whatever else is on offer in the world of mobile.Editor's PickBest smartwatches (May 2018)Smartwatches are still a very new thing to a lot of people, and for good reason. You don't absolutely need one to get through the day, and some of the best smartwatches are much too expensive … This week’s deals include savings on both the Gear S3 Frontier and [Read Entire Story]