iWatch Rumors: Apple Preps, Specs Leak as iOS 8 Rumors Heat Up

The iWatch rumors point to an expensive option as Apple extends the trademark to jewelry.

The iWatch is one of the most anticipated devices from Apple in 2014, and while the company is not talking about any plans for wearable technology the iWatch rumors are growing as Apple extends a trademark to cover an iWatch, a well-respected analyst suggests Apple could include a high-end fashionable iWatch with a major price […]

Shakeout in Wearables: Nike to Stop Making Fuelbands

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CNET is reporting in an exclusive that Nike is deciding to get out of the hardware side of the supposedly burgeoning wearable fitness tracking category and stop making the Nike Fuelband. As a part of the move Nike is laying off 70% to 80% of the Fuelband team (around 55 employees). Nike plans to continue […]

Samsung Gear Fit: 5 Reasons You Don’t Want This Smart Watch

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The Samsung Gear Fit looks great, but is underwhelming as a fitness aide. There are a lot of perfectly good wearable devices that can track your activity levels throughout the day and while working out. Unfortunately, the Samsung Gear Fit falls flat on its face at doing the most basic fitness-oriented tasks. Samsung started selling […]

Jawbone UP24 Fitness Band Finally Gets Android Support

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The Jawbone UP24 lifestyle tracker and fitness band is one of the more popular fitness bands, even if it doesn’t have a screen or display like the new Samsung Gear Fit, and today it finally supports Android. Previously exclusive to iOS, the Jawbone UP companion Android app was updated today on the Google Play Store […]

Samsung Intros Gear Fit: Fitness Tracker Meets Smartwatch

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Samsung introduced the Gear Fit today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Gear Fit is one of three smartwatches introduced at the conference, joining the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo.Samsung promises that the Gear Fit is more than just a fitness band since it’s able to control basic notification, phone and messaging functions. […]

HTC Google Now Smartwatch Rumored for 2014

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It’s no secret HTC has big plans for wearable smart devices in 2014. Everything from a new smartwatch or two and fitness devices, to tablets and more. Today though, we may have just received the first tip of what’s to come. Earlier this month HTC started initial teasers for its new wearable devices by claiming […]

HTC: We Have the Secret Solution to Make Smartwatches People Want

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According to HTC, the company may have found the secret sauce to making smartwatches a success and something that consumers will want to, and can, wear all the time. HTC chairwoman Cher Wang went on the record with Bloomberg to confirm that the company is currently working a smartwatch, expanding the company’s product line beyond smartphones […]

Samsung Begins Slashing Galaxy Gear Price Ahead of Gear 2 Debut

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With rumors that Samsung may be launching its second smartwatch, speculated to be called the Galaxy Gear 2, alongside a highly anticipated flagship Galaxy S5 debut this spring, the company is now discounting its original Galaxy Gear by over $120. At this time, however, VR-Zone is reporting that the price cut is only for India, though it […]

Wireless Charging and the Sun to Power Apple’s Rumored iWatch

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In recent years, we’ve seen advancements in mobile processors, displays, and cameras on smartphones, but the common constraint that many mobile devices still faces is power consumption. So far, there hasn’t been tremendous improvements to battery technology or design, and that may be where the holy grail of mobile computing will lead manufacturers like Apple […]

5 iWatch Features We Want to See

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The iWatch has been talked about for well over a couple years now, and there’s no stopping the rumor mill at this point. Sources say we’ll see Apple’s mysterious iWatch smartwatch appear at some point later this year. While we’re not really sure when we’ll see it launch, there’s one thing that we are sure […]

Google To Put Fitness Trackers in Your Pocket with Android

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In case you haven’t noticed the big trend of late is all about wearable devices. From Google Glass, Samsung’s Galaxy Gear, to a wide array of fitness bands or smart bands to count calories and more that sync to your smartphone. While fitness tracking is nothing new to mobile, some newly found codes and API […]

Being a Glasshole While Driving Is Legal in California, Sort Of.

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From pricing to privacy concerns, Google has attracted a lot of attention with its wearable smart glasses dubbed Google Glass. Most recently, though, another issue with Glass popped up in the state of California where a motorist was ticketed for distracted driving because she was wearing Google Glass when she pulled over by the California […]

Too Much ‘Force’ From Fitbit Results in Customer Injuries

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The Fitbit Force is the latest wearable fitness gadget to debut over the holiday shopping season competing in the same space as the Nike+ Fuelband and the Jawbone Up. However, the Fitness Force may be just that–too forceful–resulting in injuries to the wearer, but not in the way you would imagine. According to a report […]

Will it Bend? Apple Eyes AMOLED iWatch Screen

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According to the latest projections from DisplaySearch, Apple may be employing a flexible AMOLED display for its much anticipated and highly rumored iWatch wearable smartwatch. According to the forecast posted by CNET, the iWatch is said to use a flexible display with a 320 X 320-pixel resolution distributed over a 1.3- or 1.6-inch screen. The resolution […]

CES 2014: The Year of Wearables Already Wearing Thin

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CES 2014 is over. The GBM Team that was on the ground looked pretty exhausted in a photo that was posted on Convo, our internal communication service. I’m sure all of those who went to Las Vegas to cover the big show were equally wrung out. Having been there before I can tell you it […]

Lumo Lift: CES 2014′s Biggest Wearable Tech Surprise

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The Lumo Lift is a wearable device that tracks physical activity and helps improve posture. There are countless wearable gadgets at CES 2014, but the Lumo Lift simply is the only one that has the power to help alleviate completely avoidable back pain. The Lumo Lift is a tiny gadget that is held in place […]

Intel Edison Is How Your Baby Stays Wired

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With the Intel Edison, a new bite-sized computer, even smaller devices could connect to the internet and usher in a new wave of seamless web-based products. Announced at the Consumer Electronics Show, Intel Edison isn’t just some processor that’s about the size of an SD card. Instead, Intel Edison is a completely encapsulated dual-core processor […]