Apple Watch app HeartRate logged abnormal rates, may have saved a life

28-year-old James Green is living well with his Apple Watch and an app that was able to detect an abnormal resting heart rate. The post Apple Watch app HeartRate logged abnormal rates, may have saved a life appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Samsung announces pricing for Gear IconX 2018 and Gear Sport

Back in August, Samsung officially announced the Gear Sport smartwatch and a pair of brand new Gear IconX truly wireless headphones. At the time, though, the company wasn’t prepared to announce anything about pricing. That finally changed today. Samsung has officially announced the pricing for both products and also their launch dates. Both the Gear IconX 2018 and the Gear Sport will be available to pre-order online on Friday, October 13. A full launch of both products will take place on [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Gear Sport and Gear IconX 2018 coming October 27

The new wireless earbuds will cost $199.99 while the sporty smartwatch will be $299.99 and they'll be available for pre-order October 13. The post Samsung Gear Sport and Gear IconX 2018 coming October 27 appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Gear Sport and Gear IconX 2018 pre-orders begin October 13

Samsung’s two latest wearable devices, the Gear Sport smartwatch and the 2018 edition of its Gear IconX earbuds, finally have prices and launch dates for the US. Pre-orders for the Gear Sport begin on Friday, October 13 for the price of $299.99, while the Gear IconX 2018 earbuds also go on sale Friday for $199.99. Both officially launch on October 27. Editor's PickHands-on with the Samsung Gear Sport and Gear IconX 2018If you listen to the way Samsung tells it, wearables are hot news right [Read Entire Story]

Google able to release new Android Wear features through the Play Store

Heads up, Android Wear fans, because you recently received some new features and will be getting more through the Play Store. Google employee Hoi Lam recently revealed that Android Wear 2.0 watches can get new features through the Play Store. This can happen when the Android Wear app on your watch is updated. An update was released this way last week, bringing with it new features like: 3rd party chat app support in Contacts Reduce accidental entry into the watch face picker Improve Play Store [Read Entire Story]

Deal: Up to 50 percent off hybrid and Android Wear smartwatches on Amazon

If you’re in the market for a new hybrid smartwatch or Android Wear watch, today could be your lucky day. Amazon is running a one-day sale for a number of hybrid smartwatches for 50 percent off their normal price. Editor's PickBest smartwatchesSmartwatches 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 … Most of these smartwatches are hybrid devices, but they [Read Entire Story]

EVE Online mobile spinoff MMO game, Project Aurora, is coming in 2018

Fans of the popular 14-year old space-based massively multiplayer PC game EVE Online will finally be able to play a similar game, set in that same universe, on their smartphones. CCP Games announced this weekend at its fan event EVE Vegas that the free-to-play mobile spinoff, currently named Project Aurora, will be launched sometime in 2018. Editor's PickBest MMORPGs on AndroidMMORPGs are funny things. They have the ability to put you in a vast world filled with thousands of other people and you [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit’s Ionic smartwatch now on sale

After a few weeks of pre-orders Fitbit’s first smartwatch, the Fitbit Ionic, is now in stock and on sale. Focussed on health and fitness,  the Ionic is the first mainstream fitness band to track blood oxygen content, via a new SpO2 sensor, making it possible to track deeper health insights like sleep apnea.  The band […] Read More: Fitbit’s Ionic smartwatch now on sale SOURCE: MSPoweruser - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Google introduces Android Oreo to your wrist through Android Wear beta program

Verizon might have given up on Android Wear, but Google is still hard at work with its three-year-old wearable platform. That work now includes a beta program for Android Wear that allows folks to play around with upcoming features. For some context, the beta program is extremely limited – unless you have the LG Watch Sport, the most you can do is hope that the beta program supports your watch. Also, and arguably most exciting, the features you test out through the beta program are [Read Entire Story]

watchOS 4.1 beta turns on Apple Music streaming, has new Radio app

One of the big features for the Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular is audio streaming direct to the watch. It's not on yet, but it will be. The post watchOS 4.1 beta turns on Apple Music streaming, has new Radio app appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Sale leaves original Samsung Gear IconX wireless buds at 75 percent off

Wireless earbuds — for better or for worse — have their place in the mobile audio-scape in 2017. And you can get in these days for cheap. The post Sale leaves original Samsung Gear IconX wireless buds at 75 percent off appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Exclusive: Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL specs leak

We’re exactly one week away from the official announcement of Google’s next generation Pixel phones, but an exclusive source has provided new info on both of Google’s upcoming devices, which we’ve verified independently using an internal document. Pixel 2 XL specs The Pixel 2 XL will feature a curved QHD screen and will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 mobile processor with either 64 GB or 128 GB of internal storage. Although we’re not sure what size [Read Entire Story]

Verizon Wear24 smartwatch pulled from sale after just 4 months

The Verizon Wear24 was one of the first smartwatches released that had Google’s Android Wear 2.0 OS installed and ready to use out of the box. Verizon first announced the watch in February, and in May it went on sale for the no-contract price of $349.99. Today, Verizon has confirmed that it has quietly, and abruptly, ended sales of the Wear24, only four months after it launched. See also:Best smartwatchesBest smartwatches2 weeks ago The move was first reported by [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit’s first smartwatch available Oct 1st for $300

Fitbit unveiled its first smartwatch in August, and now the company has announced that the Fitbit Ionic will be available for purchase starting October 1st for $300. It’s up for pre-order now if feel like parting with you cash a bit early. The Fitbit Ionic is a smartwatch with a 1.4 inch, 348 x 250 […] Fitbit’s first smartwatch available Oct 1st for $300 is a post from: Liliputing SOURCE: Liliputing - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

US Carries Will Offer A $10 Per Month Plan For The Apple Watch 3

One of the biggest features the Apple Watch 3 has is its LTE connectivity. For those who are thinking about purchasing one will have to pay $10 a month in order to take advantage of the 4G speed without having to rely on their iPhone. All four major US carriers such as AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon will allow customers to add the Apple Watch 3 to their plan for just $10 a month. However, this wasn’t always the case, T-Mobile’s original plan was to cap customers to 3G and [Read Entire Story]

Apple Event Recap: Everything You Need To Know

If you missed Apple’s event Tuesday at its new “spaceship” campus, we’ll do a quick recap of all the devices unveiled at the big event. iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus Apple introduced the 4.7-inch iPhone 8 and 5.5-inch iPhone 8 Plus which both sport AR capabilities, a new A11 Bionic chip, speakers that are 25 percent louder than the iPhone 7, wireless charging and a redesigned glass exterior. They also sport a 12MP rear camera, 4K video, Quad-LED True Tone flash and a 7MP [Read Entire Story]

Apple Firmware Leak Confirms LTE Apple Watch

Apple has been speculated to unveil an updated Apple Watch at its iPhone launch event on Tuesday, and a leaked firmware uncovered by 9to5Mac reveals that we will indeed not only see one, but two models of the Apple Watch. The iOS firmware obtained an image of the iteration of the much rumored “Apple Watch 3” which will have LTE connectivity and share the same phone number as the user’s iPhone.  This means users will be able to make calls without having their iPhone in close [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 sets pre-order record

Following the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco last year, there were plenty of questions regarding Samsung’s future. Could the company bounce back? The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have effectively answered that question by now, but of course the Galaxy Note 8 is the real test. Would customers be willing to jump on board with the brand following exploding batteries from last year? According to Samsung, they have. Samsung says that more people have pre-ordered the Galaxy Note 8 than any previous Galaxy [Read Entire Story]

So Long Apple Music Festival, Apple Cancels Its London Music Festival After 10 Years

After ten years of hosting its annual music event in London, Apple has decided to end the Apple Music festival. Back in 2007, Apple started the iTunes Festival which featured a different concert every night for an entire month. In 2015, the event turned into the Apple Music Festival which only ran for 10 nights. The event was often held at the Roadhouse in Camden, London and featured top artists such as Elton John, Alicia Keys, Ed Sheehan, David Guetta, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Paul Simon and [Read Entire Story]

You can now sweat it out with Huawei’s Band 2 Pro in the US

Smartwatches might be grabbing more headlines, but do not discount the allure that fitness trackers still have. Not only are fitness trackers generally cheaper than smartwatches, but the former tend to get out of the way more when exercising. That is what Huawei hopes to be true with its Band 2 Pro, which the company just released in the US. As far as fitness-friendly features go, the Band 2 Pro features 5ATM water resistance, built-in GPS to keep track of how far you ran or hiked, sleep and [Read Entire Story]

The Apple Events tvOS app Updated In Preparation For Sept. 12th

Apple has recently updated its Apple Events app that features a new listing of the upcoming event to be held at the new Steve Jobs Theater at the main Apple Park Campus in Cupertino, California. In preparation for the upcoming September 12th unveiling of Apple’s new devices, Apple has updated its tvOS app with a listing of what to expect on the 12th. Since the main Apple Park Campus has recently just opened this year, both the main Apple Park Campus and the new Steve Jobs Theater will make [Read Entire Story]

New York Times: Boston Red Sox used Apple Watch to steal Yankees pitching signals

While pitching sign espionage is legal with one's own eyes, electronics and telescopes can't be a part of the information process. The post New York Times: Boston Red Sox used Apple Watch to steal Yankees pitching signals appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]