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Apple Watch 4 is everything you want in a modern smartwatch

"California. How I love. California. California..." How appropriate that the new Apple Watch would be unveiled this morning in Cupertino at the Steve Jobs Theater. With a Mission Impossible style opening sequence featuring employees running across the stunning Apple campus and a little bit of help from Siri ("Hey Siri, what...
Preview: Apple Watch Series 4

Apple Watch Series 4 looks to further extend market lead – less bezel, more screen and (helpful) complications

Apple's design ethos is leading the way. Google's Pixel Watch has a lot of catching up to do.
Samsung Galaxy Watch price, features, news, reviews

Samsung Galaxy Watch is here, pre-orders start at $330 – sadly still runs Tizen OS

It's official. The new Samsung smartwatch runs Tizen. Not Android Wear OS, as many were hoping. Too bad about that. Aside from that unfortunate bit of news, Samsung is offering two sizes of the new Galaxy Watch -- the successor to the decidedly poorly received Gear S3. Galaxy Watch 42mm...
What's new in Android 9 Pie?

Google Android 9 Pie: A slick update with at least 1 killer new feature (that looks suspiciously familiar)

Pie doesn't upset the smartphone world order, but it does give Google's 10 year old mobile OS a refined and useful update.
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Apple: From underdog to titan, long live the Apple ][

iPhone. MacBook. Apple Watch. Consumers love them. But before that, Apple's first mainstream home computer started it all.
Panasonic GH5 with Rokinon 35mm lens

Trendspotting: Digital stills camera market still in turmoil (Report)

A new report reveals something that we already pretty much know: the camera market is (mostly) still in turmoil. According to CIPA, shipments in the overall segment "Digital Still Camera" is down approximately 24% year-over-year. Hit the hardest appears to be camera with built-in lenses which seems to have fallen about...
Apple to remove iPhone X notch by 2019 - Tech News

Google lays down the notch law

This whole notch thing is quite the thing. Maybe. It could possibly be just a thing in tech circles or Silicon Valley or among developers. Either way Google has weighed in with its new notch law. Android phones -- or at least ones that aim to run Android P, the version...
Apple Watch: Tips for better battery life

Wearable News: Apple Watch sales up 30% y/y, but Fitbit and Garmin make inroads

While many are struggling Apple clearly is not. Sales for the Apple Watch are estimated to be up 30% y/y in Q2 2018. That means Apple shipped something in the order of 3.5 million versions of its Series 1, 2 and 3 smartwatch (it no longer sells the original Series...
Wemo Mini Smart Plug, Wi-Fi Enabled, Works with Alexa and Google Assistant and Apple HomeKit

Smart Home News: Wemo Mini smart plug now works with Apple HomeKit

Wemo today announced that its Mini Wifi Smart Plug now supports Apple HomeKit. That means you can now use your iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, and even the HomePod speaker to control devices connected to the Wemo Mini plug. You can also use Siri to give voice commands -- "Siri, turn...