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]

Pre-order Samsung’s Gear IconX headphones and the Gear Sport watch

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The pre-order period for the new Samsung Gear Sport watch and Gear IconX headphones is finally here. This may be the most important two-week window of your life. Both are available for pre-order from October 13th through October 26th, with the actual release date falling on the 27th. SEE ALSO: LunaR launches solar-powered smartwatch via Kickstarter The newest edition of the Gear Sport has been [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Gear Sport and Gear IconX 2018 get a preorder date

Samsung’s latest wireless earbuds and smartwatch, the Gear IconX 2018 and Gear Sport, have found themselves a release date. Announced back in August, the wearables will go up for pre-order from tomorrow, October 13, though they won’t ship until October 27. The Samsung Gear Sport is a ruggedized smartwatch intended for fitness fans looking to track their exercise as well … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Android Wear can get new features faster via Play Store

Android Wear is not yet dead, even if you no longer see them on the Google Store. But, let’s face it, it’s not exactly the hottest thing in mobile right now, though neither are smartwatches in general. And while development of the platform continues, as seen by the latest Oreo-based beta, the rollout of features hasn’t exactly been fast and … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Baseball Coach Fined For Wearing Apple Watch At A Game

In baseball stealing the opposing team’s signs is pretty common practice and it really cannot be helped, so what the MLB has done is that they have made it illegal to use electronic devices to relay the information. In fact recently there was some controversy surrounding the Red Sox in which they were accused of cheating.The previous report suggested that they used a wearable device like a smartwatch to convey information, in which they were fined after their opponents, the New York Yankees, [Read Entire Story]

Control Alexa Devices from Your Wrist with This Smartwatch

If you want a lot more from your watch than just the time, this smartwatch is unlike any on the market. The Martian mVoice AE series boasts bold, stylistic features while maintaining an active lifestyle design. And it’s on sale now for 55% off the regular price. This watch presents a timeless appearance with an uncluttered 24-hour analog clock display, but it’s packed with smart features like push notifications, turn-by-turn navigation, and even Amazon Alexa compatibility. [Read Entire Story]

Android Wear Oreo beta is available on only one smartwatch

Android Wear development has been relatively slower compared to its smartphone sibling. In the almost two years of its public release, the smartwatch platform has had only two major releases. A new one, however, might be coming faster than before. Google has announced the availability of a new Android Wear release based on Android 8.0 Oreo. But if you were … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

This is what the Xbox Watch could have looked like

Although not as daring as, say, Google, Microsoft has had its fair share of hardware experiments. Many of which, however, are perhaps best forgotten. One such device might be the so called Xbox Watch, the company’s rumored attempt to catch up with the smartwatch market. That never came to pass, for better or for worse. And if this prototype of … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Verizon has discontinued the Wear24 smartwatch

Let’s be honest, no one expected the Verizon Wear24 smartwatch to succeed. Smartwatch sales are low as it is, and a Verizon-branded device without a well known brand name makes it even worse. Tack on a $349 price tag sans contract, the lack of heartrate and light sensors, and lack of Android Pay support, and you’re not getting much for your money. There are cheaper watches available, and the watches at that price point offer far more bang for the buck. The additon of LTE was once [Read Entire Story]

Verizon stops selling its own Wear24 smartwatch

The wearable market is still a pretty viable one given the number of major brands still producing fitness trackers and smartwatches. However, it doesn’t always mean a product that you make guarantees success, as carrier Verizon has now experienced. Apparently, without any major announcement and without stating a reason, they have stopped selling their own […] SOURCE: Android Community - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Older Apple Watches Won’t Be Supported On The AirPower Charging Mat

With the announcement of the new iPhones, Apple also announced that the new iPhones and a couple of other Apple products would finally be supporting wireless charging. As expected Apple also introduced their own wireless charging accessory in the form of AirPower which is basically a wireless charging mat for your devices.In the photos we’ve seen, the AirPower mat will support wireless charging for the iPhone, the AirPods (if it’s equipped with the wireless charging case), and the Apple Watch. [Read Entire Story]

Grab a Martian mVoice Smartwatch (w/ Amazon Alexa) for only $129

In the market for a smartwatch or new wearable? You will definitely want to check out today’s Deal of the Day. We’re offering Martian mVoice Smartwatches for only $129.99, a savings of some 55% percent. Normally priced close to $300, these are an incredible deals. Not only do the watches give you notifications from the major […] SOURCE: AndroidGuys - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch Series 3 With LTE Selling Faster Than Expected

With the launch of the Apple Watch Series 3, Apple finally introduced the option of LTE connectivity, meaning that Apple Watch users could finally untether themselves from their iPhone. Naturally the cellular model costs more and will require customers to subscribe to a data plan. There is also a limitation that does not allow users to use cellular data outside of the country you bought the watch from, but despite those added costs and limitations, the watch is selling better than expected.This [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch Series 3 With LTE Capabilities Announced

The rumors were saying that Apple would be announcing the Apple Watch Series 3 at its iPhone event, and sure enough the rumors have since been proven true. The Apple Watch Series 3 has been officially launched, and while the external design of the Apple Watch looks similar to that of its predecessors, its the innards of the watch and its features that has changed. The most obvious change would be the introduction of LTE capabilities to the watch. This means that Apple Watch owners will no [Read Entire Story]

Verizon’s App Makes Reference To Apple Watch Series 3

If the rumors are true, Apple is working on its third-gen Apple Watch which could be unveiled alongside the new iPhones on the 12th of September, which is tomorrow. However none of this has been confirmed, but it seems that we might have gotten additional corroboration about the device thanks to Verizon.It was noticed by users on Reddit (via 9to5Mac) that Verizon’s app made mention of the Apple Watch Series 3 in one of the configuration screens used to adding a device. This is particularly [Read Entire Story]

Michael Kors Access Grayson and Sofie smartwatches now available

While the usual smartwatch brands like Motorola, ASUS, and the likes are moving away from creating any more wearables, traditional watchmakers are now still pursuing the creation of new products for the market. Michael Kors is one such brand and now a whole line of their new wearables, the Access Grayson and Access Sofie, are […] SOURCE: Android Community - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit To Bring Glucose Monitoring To Its Ionic Smartwatch

If you’re a diabetic who needs to keep constant tabs on their glucose levels, then you know that more traditional methods of doing so will require you to stop what you’re doing to check your glucose levels, either by drawing blood or through other cumbersome methods. This is why we have heard rumors that Apple could be interested in a non-invasive method of measuring glucose levels through the Apple Watch.Whether or not those rumors are true remains to be seen, but in the meantime it looks like [Read Entire Story]

Michael Kors Access Sofie, Grayson smartwatches now available

Pretty soon, you might no longer see an LG or Huawei branded smartwatches in stores. The smartwatch market has seemingly swung back into the hands of watch makers, which might bode well for these wearables in the long run. That said, it might also be expected that smartwatches will also get more expensive. Like the new Sofie and Grayson smart … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Red Sox Apparently Used The Apple Watch To Steal Signs In Baseball

In sports, teams and coaches often come up with their own coded messages and words that only they know. This is because should the other team be watching or listening, they won’t know what they are talking about and figure out their strategy. A good example of this would be in baseball where signs are used.Now it is fine for the other team to watch the signs used by their opponent and to relay that information to their own team, but the line is drawn when it comes to using electronic devices to [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch Reportedly Accounts For Half Of Smartwatches Shipped Last Quarter

Until today Apple has yet to officially reveal exactly how many Apple Watches that they have shipped or sold. Instead we have to rely on market research firms and analytics for those figures, which may or may not necessarily be the most accurate. However for the most part they all seem to agree that the Apple Watch is doing pretty well.In fact according to the latest data by research firm IDC that was shared with MacRumors, it seems that the Apple Watch accounted for nearly half of smartwatches [Read Entire Story]

Fossil launches full-round touchscreen smartwatches Q Venture, Q Explorist

The Fossil Q smartwatch line now has new family members, officially launched at the ongoing IFA 2017 in Berlin. The Q Venture and the Q Explorist are the first full-round touchscreen smartwatches from the brand, and just like most traditional watch makers, they aim to bridge “the gap between fashion watches and smart functionality.” For […] SOURCE: Android Community - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

MyKronoz ZeTime Hybrid Smartwatch Set For September Release

#IFA2017 – Smartwatches are a dime a dozen and pretty much most major tech brands seem to have created one or two at some point in time. However if you’re a bit tired of the run-of-the-mill kind of smartwatch, then you might want to check out MyKronoz’s ZeTime smartwatch, which is a hybrid smartwatch of sorts.The device was launched on Indiegogo as a crowdfunding project where it managed to raise over $6 million in funding, and at IFA 2017, the company has announced that the ZeTime hybrid [Read Entire Story]