DEAL: Save up to $45 on the new Fitbit Ionic smartwatch as it gets its first real discount

Fitbit has been continuing to struggle over the course of 2017, but that hasn’t stopped the company from releasing a new smartwatch back in August. The Fitbit Ionic is based on the company’s proprietary software, meaning that it doesn’t run Android Wear, however, there is a dedicated app store to help improve the overall user experience. One of the big reasons why some folks may be turned off to the Fitbit Ionic, other than its looks, is the price – $300. For a newcomer [Read Entire Story]

These 30 smartwatches are getting Android 8.0 Oreo soon

Android 8.0 Oreo started rolling out to Android Wear 2.0 watches recently. Initially, we only knew of the LG Watch Sport to be getting it, but there are actually 4 other smartwatches receiving it right now. Those smartwatches include the Fossil Q Venture, Louis Vuitton Tambour, Michael Kors Sofie, and the Montblanc Summit. And if that’s not enough, Google has 25 more smartwatches said to be getting it at some point down the line. Here’s the roster: Casio PRO TREK Smart [Read Entire Story]

Android Wear Oreo Update Is Headed to These Smartwatches

Some of the watches that will soon get the Oreo update include the Diesel Full Guard, Emporio Armani Connected, Huawei Watch 2, and Misfit Vapor, among a total of 25 models in the list. SOURCE: RSS Feeds : RSS Feed - NDTV Gadgets360.com - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Google reveals all the Android Wear watches getting Oreo

Google left us in the dark for a bit as to which Android Wear smartwatches are getting Oreo. Thankfully, just a few days after its official arrival, we're getting the lowdown on device upgrades. Aside from the LG Watch Sport, which was spotted with O... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Wear a camera on your wrist with the help of this Kickstarter project

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Thanks to Fitbit and Apple Watch, wrist wearables have become almost as ubiquitous as smartphones. Sporting the latest wearable on your wrist signals to the world that you're an early adopter who is on the cutting edge of tech. SEE ALSO: Learn how to create Arduino wearables with this e-book collection A Kickstarter campaign is hoping you'll ditch your fitness trackers and smartwatches to wear [Read Entire Story]

T-Mobile Apple Watch Series 3 deal discounts wearable for the holidays

Thinking about picking up an Apple Watch Series 3 for yourself or someone else this holiday season? T-Mobile is hoping you’ll get the device through it, and to help sweeten the deal comes a special offer: $50 off the wearable starting today. The deal is being offered to both new and existing customers who can get up to 5 watches … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Google begins rolling out Android Oreo to Android Wear smartwatches

Android Wear may be taking a turn for the worst, but that isn’t stopping Google from releasing updates to ensure that the software is running as smoothly as possible. The Big G has started rolling out a new update for Wear which brings Android Oreo in tow. The update itself is not all that exciting, unless you’re a stickler for vibration settings and battery saving features. Some of the included features include the following: Notification vibration strength setting Touch lock [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch Users Can Now Enrol in Stanford Irregular Heart Rate Study

Apple Watch users are now able to enrol in a new study Apple is conducting with Stanford University School of Medicine. SOURCE: RSS Feeds : RSS Feed - NDTV Gadgets360.com - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch Gets First EKG Reader in AliveCor KardiaBand

It can detect atrial fibrillation, which can increase the risk of stroke and heart disease. SOURCE: RSS Feeds : RSS Feed - NDTV Gadgets360.com - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Heartbeat tracker becomes first FDA-approved medical device for the Apple Watch

The health-tracking potential of the Apple Watch might just be one of the device's stronger selling points. These capabilities are now set to expand with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today clearing the first medical device for the Apple Watch, in the form of a sensor that tucks into the band to detect irregular heartbeats... Continue Reading Heartbeat tracker becomes first FDA-approved medical device for the Apple Watch Category: Wearables Tags: Apple Watch [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro, Gear Sport Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Samsung has launched the Gear Fit2 Pro and Gear Sport in India. SOURCE: RSS Feeds : RSS Feed - NDTV Gadgets360.com - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch Series 3 Review

The new Apple Watch comes to India minus its headline feature but is it still a good buy? Read our review to find out. SOURCE: RSS Feeds : RSS Feed - NDTV Gadgets360.com - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

The best fitness trackers of 2017

A fitness tracker is the perfect gift for the holiday season, for treating someone else or treating yourself – what better way to start tackling your New Year resolutions? These are the best fitness trackers we've seen launched this year, as wearables get smarter, smaller, and more diverse... Continue Reading The best fitness trackers of 2017 Category: Wearables Tags: Fitbit Fitness Garmin Huawei Misfit Polar [Read Entire Story]

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Fitness Smartwatch With ‘Tap to Pay’ Launched at Rs. 24,990

The new Garmin Vivoactive 3 is priced at Rs. 24,990 and is available to buy from offline as well as online channels. SOURCE: RSS Feeds : RSS Feed - NDTV Gadgets360.com - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Tizen 3.0 comes to the Samsung Gear S3 and brings a slew of new features

It’s been awhile since we’ve seen anything about the Samsung Gear S3, aside from the random discounts, but now there’s a big update on the way. Samsung is beginning to roll out Tizen 3.0 to the Gear S3 smartwatch, which brings a slew of new features to the smartwatch. This ‘Value Pack’ update brings new widgets, the ability to use Samsung Connect to control various Internet of Things devices, and more. The update weighs in at 258.53MB and includes the following [Read Entire Story]

Germany Bans Children’s Smartwatches Over Spying Concerns

The Federal Network Agency said it had already taken action against several firms that sell the watches online but did not name them. SOURCE: RSS Feeds : RSS Feed - NDTV Gadgets360.com - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

You can now use the Garmin Vivoactive 3 to make mobile payments

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 has been available for a little over a month now after being announced back in September. One of the best features of this smartwatch is the inclusion of an NFC chip, making it possible to use the Vivoactive 3 for payments without needing your wallet with you. When the Vivoactive 3 was launched, this functionality was not yet available, but that has changed as of today. Garmin Pay has been announced and will allow owners of the Vivoactive 3 to make payments just by [Read Entire Story]

"Escape from New York" watch merges ’80s grit with modern smartwatch functionality

What self-respecting action film fan hasn't wanted a giant LED watch like the one worn by fictional soldier of fortune Snake Plissken in the 1981 classic Escape from New York? Filling this need is Lifeclock One, a fully functional replica of the timepiece worn in the movie that not only recreates the dramatic countdown, but now has a suite of smartwatch functions for everyday use... Continue Reading "Escape from New York" watch merges '80s grit with modern smartwatch functionality Category: [Read Entire Story]

The Fossil Q Control has arrived with the fitness-oriented in mind

While Android Wear smartwatches have seemingly taken a back seat to the offerings from Samsung and Apple, that hasn’t stopped manufacturer’s from releasing new options. Instead of just a basic smartwatch, there has been a shift in the scene to focus more on the fitness aspect of a smartwatch, creating different types of hybrid smartwatches. The Fossil Q Control is the latest offering from Fossil, and provides many of the expected functions of a smartwatch, while also throwing in [Read Entire Story]

Apple has reclaimed the top spot in the wearable market for Q3 2017

While Android Wear feels dead in the water after the release of Android Wear 2.0 failed to energize sales, the Apple Watch has propelled Apple back to the top of the wearable charts for Q3 2017. The Apple Watch managed to ship 3.9 million units thanks to the release of the Apple Watch Series 3. Apple overtakes both Xiaomi and Fitbit as the lead wearable manufacturer. Xiaomi managed to ship 3.6 million units in the same quarter, while Fitbit follows close behind with 3.5 million units shipped. [Read Entire Story]

Samsung has Black Friday deals on phones, smartwatches and tablets coming soon

A few gadgets are already on special sale at Samsung's official US e-store, with many other Black Friday deals coming November 19 and 23. The post Samsung has Black Friday deals on phones, smartwatches and tablets coming soon appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

DEAL: Get the new Samsung Gear Sport for just $269

At IFA 2017, Samsung took the stage to unveil a few new wearables, including the brand new Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch. This smartwatch offers a bit more of a fitness-focused device when compared to the Samsung Gear S3 which launched earlier this year. The Gear Sport was priced at $299, but for a limited time, Amazon and Samsung have discounted the smartwatch to just $269. This is a savings of $30 and may be enough of a discount to entice a few more folks to join the Tizen OS train. Some of [Read Entire Story]