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Apple Plans Faster Watch, Future Temperature and Glucose Sensors

New Apple Watches to feature more sensors, rugged sports edition

Fitbit and Garmin are potentially vulnerable targets for Apple's market leading wearables.
Destiny Muhammad curates and performs in SoundBox Resilience

San Francisco Symphony launches Soundbox series on its SFSymphony+ video streaming platform

On demand performances available through Apple and Android apps and also web.
Google Wear OS partners with Samsung for new wearable smart watch OS

Google Wear OS is still alive – Samsung partnership to help reboot, but did Google miss rebranding opportunity?

Finally. Google is rebooting Wear OS in a serious effort to take on Apple Watch.
Amazon Echo Frames smart audio glasses

Amazon Echo Frames smart glasses now available with polarized blue mirror sunglass lens, $269 June 2021

New lens will help during the summer, but this simple Alexa device still seems unnecessary.
Fitbit Luxe fitness and wellness tracker

Fitbit Luxe is company’s first fashionable wearable, but sells without the Apple-like premium

Turns out Fitbit (owned by Google) and Apple have different definitions of fashionable wearables and their respective price points. Fitbit just teased the Luxe, a fashion forward wearable that is available for pre-order for $149 USD. By contrast, Apple's latest foray into the fashionable wearable segment is the Apple Watch Hermès....
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Trendspotting: Apple HomePod + Apple TV display = Amazon Echo Show competitor?

Apple is re-grouping and taking on the smart home once again.

Smartphone Depreciation Report: Apple iPhone 12 vs. Samsung Galaxy S21

Just like we see in the auto industry, firms like to track how leading smartphones depreciate over time. The latest report via SellCell compares two of today's biggest sellers: the Samsung Galaxy S21 vs. Apple iPhone 12. Both are the respective flagships so it's interesting for those looking to make...