Wearables

Amazon Halo - Health & wellness band and membership

Amazon Halo fitness tracker is late to market, but priced to sell

A few interesting features and low price point may help Halo stand out.
Apple to host virtual Worldwide Developers Conference beginning June 22

Apple to host its developer conference virtually beginning June 22

The Show Must Go On: Unlike Google's completely cancelled I/O conference Apple's WWDC will happen in 2020.
Apple Watch: Tips for better battery life

Trendspotting: Apple extends wearables lead, adds 5% market share

Apple has been leading wearables ever since the launch of the Apple Watch almost five years ago in 2015.Now in its 5th iteration, the smartwatch has helped bring an easy-to-use and useful experience to the masses -- something which earlier makers of fitness and smartwatch devices struggled to do.IDC...
Fitbit Versa - Fitbit OS update, features

Fitbit OS Update for Versa 2, Ionic: Clock face switcher, always-on enhancements, advanced sleep tools, more

Fitbit keeps rolling out software updates for its fitness trackers and smartwatches. As a generally happy Versa owner color me impressed. And the latest comes in the form of Fitbit OS 4.1, due December 3, 2019 per the Fitbit blog.Fitbit is heavily promoting its sleep tools in the latest...
Fitbit versa colors and straps

Google Pixel Watch is coming after all, and it’s called Fitbit

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion. What does that mean for WearOS and Google wearables?
Google Pixel 4 Quick Gestures

Made by Google 2019: Everything but a Pixel Watch

Will Google ever capitulate and reboot its wearable strategy?
Apple Watch Captures Half of 18 Million Global Smartwatch Shipments in Q4 2018

Trendspotting: At 50% share Apple Watch still dominates smartwatch market, Fitbit and Samsung gain

A new report today on the smartwatch market tells us something we already know all too well:Apple continues to dominate.According to Strategy Analytics the Apple Watch -- launched less than four years ago in 2015 -- once against sold more than any other brand, capturing 50% of the market...
ECG Apple Watch 4

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...