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CES 2017: Misfit Debuts Its First Touchscreen Smart Watch, the Vapor

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Misfit today introduced the Misfit Vapor, its first smart watch that includes a touchscreen. Vapor is Misfit's most advanced wearable device yet, with fitness, sleep, and heart rate tracking along with GPS and standalone music functionality. Vapor has a 1.39-inch circular AMOLED display that's attached to a traditional watch band, for a setup that's not too bulky and can fit a wide range of users. The following sensors and hardware are built into the Vapor: accelerometer, altimeter, [Read Entire Story]

Garmin Fenix5 GPS Smartwatch Range Soon Launching From $600 (video)

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Garmin has this week unveiled new additions to their range of smart watches with the launch of the fēnix 5, fēnix 5S and fēnix 5X, which have been specifically designed for adventurers of all sizes and provide GPS wearable technology from $600. The fēnix 5 and fēnix 5S will have a suggested retail price of […] (Read More ...) (C) Copyright 2007-2016 Geeky Gadgets. Republishing of this feed is forbidden without our written permission. SOURCE: Geeky Gadgets - Read entire story [Read Entire Story]

Casio’s new outdoor watch is one of the first Android Wear 2.0 devices

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Enlarge LAS VEGAS—Casio continues to go after the most outdoorsy among us with its newest smartwatch, the WSD-F20. The company officially announced the follow-up product to the WSD-F10 at CES, and it looks much like the original on the surface. However, Casio's device is one of the first we've seen that will run Android Wear 2.0, the next version of Google's wearable OS that has been delayed since last year. The most noticeable physical difference between the new model and the original is [Read Entire Story]

The Moto 360 2nd Gen. Smart Watch connects to your Android or iOS device for $200 shipped (Reg. $300)

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Verizon Wireless offers the Moto 360 2nd Gen 46mm Android Wear Smartwatch with a metal or leather band for $199.99 shipped. That’s as much as $200 off the original price, down $50-$100 from B&H and the best price that we’ve tracked. The second generation Moto 360 features a round watch face with edge-to-edge glass and a classy metal design. It’s water resistant to 3.3-feet and has Moto’s Body fitness tracker software that records your steps, calories and heart rate. [Read Entire Story]

Deal Of The Day: 49% Off On Martian mVoice Smart Watches

There’s something about many of today’s smart watches that screams ‘tech nerd’ quite loudly. But the Martian mVoice Smart Watches looks just like a regular watch, giving you some cool functionality while also letting you look like you weren’t bitten by the latest tech fad. Durable, rugged, and designed with a refined carbon rim, the mVoice is just about the toughest-looking smartwatch on the market. Ideal for the active watch-wearer, this timepiece will keep you [Read Entire Story]

Daily Deals: Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity Wristband (Refurb) $33, Parrot Mini Drone $50, more

In today’s Daily Deals, we have from Woot the Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity and Sleep Tracking Wristband with 2 Wristbands in a few different colors for $27.99 + $5 shipping. That’s $27 less than Amazon for a new one and the lowest we can find for this activity tracker. The Fitbit Flex tracks your daily activity and sleep patterns to help you meet your fitness goals. It comes with large and small wristbands. It’s the #1 best seller in its category at Amazon where it’s [Read Entire Story]

Deal Of The Day: A Bluetooth 3.0 Smartwatch with Camera & Pedometer For $39

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When you give up on the idea of buying top-tier brand names who pass their country-sized advertising and R&D budgets on to you, you realize you can find items at much more reasonable prices. The Bluetooth 3.0 Smartwatch with Camera & Pedometer does a bunch of things that more expensive watches do, but at a fraction of the cost. It’s a phone, it’s a camera, it’s a pedometer, it’s a personal assistant, and so much more – and it’s all on your wrist! [Read Entire Story]

One Month With: The Huawei TalkBand B3

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I think I'm getting the reason why smartwatches exist now - or at least watches in general. When I was younger, before smartphones, I wore a simple cheap watch to tell the time. When smartphones came along, I ditched the watch as it was just 'another thing to carry', and its utility was superseded by the mobile phone. Having worn the TalkBand B2, and that space now being filled by the updated B3, I'm starting to get it. I think. When I tested the TalkBand B2, a number of [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Unveils New Gear S3 Smart Watch With GPS and LTE [Update: Will Support iPhone]

Just a week ahead of Apple's planned September 7 event, Samsung today unveiled its latest smart watch, the Gear S3. Samsung's newest wearable device comes in two varieties - a "Classic" model with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi and "Frontier" model that features LTE support. GPS, a new feature, is built into each model. An always-on Super AMOLED display is included and with LTE, the Frontier model, positioned as the more rugged, outdoor Gear S3 watch, can load data quickly enough to stream songs from [Read Entire Story]

Asus ZenWatch 3 To Be Announced August 31st

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We recently heard that the new Asus ZenWatch 3 would be made official at IFA and now it looks like we have a date for the smart watches announcement. Asus will unveil their new Asus ZenWatch 3 smartwatch at a press event on the 31st of August, the company recently teased the device on Twitter. […] (Read More ...) (C) Copyright 2007-2016 Geeky Gadgets. Republishing of this feed is forbidden without our written permission. SOURCE: Geeky Gadgets - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

You can pre-order Fossil’s latest Android Wear smartwatches from August 12th

Fossil first got into the smart watch game last year with its Q Founder wearable that blended premium design with Android Wear for a reasonable price. The fashion accessories company announced it would launch follow-up devices earlier this year and now it has specified a date for the launch of the two smart watches called Q […] Come comment on this article: You can pre-order Fossil’s latest Android Wear smartwatches from August 12th Visit TalkAndroid SOURCE: TalkAndroid - Read [Read Entire Story]

ZGPAX S99 Android 5.1 Smart Watch

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With a MTK6580 Quad Core CPU and 512MB of RAM this phone watch brings all the performance of a Smartphone but in the compact delightful form of a wristwatch. Operating on both the 3G and 2G bandwidths you can use cellular data connections for surfing the web and getting social media notifications as well as enjoy superb network coverage for calls and messages. The Android 5.1 operating systems is perfectly optimized for running on a smart watch and ensure a smooth experience throughout. With a [Read Entire Story]

Samsung planning a stand-alone VR headset

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Virtual Reality has been making a major resurgence in the past few years thanks to efforts like the Oculus Rift, Gear VR, HTC Vive, and even Sony’s upcoming Playstation VR. The problem, however, is that these devices all require one thing: additional hardware. Both Oculus and the Vive require a PC, Sony’s offering requires a PS4 – and perhaps not even the current models – and Samsung’s won’t work without one of several Galaxy flagships.Seeking to end this [Read Entire Story]

Daily Deals: BENRO Digital Aluminum Tripod $23, HP Stream 11 Laptop 2.16GHz/2GB/32GB (Refurb) $120, more

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In today’s Daily Deals, we have from B&H the BENRO (T800EX) Digital Aluminum Tripod with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head for $22.95 shipped. That’s $27 off the original list price and $20 less than Amazon’s current listing. It’s made from aluminum making it both “lightweight and sturdy” and it has a quick release head that can be used in both “portrait” and “landscape” orientation.  HP Stream 11 Laptop 2.16GHz/2GB/32GB (Refurb) $120 (Orig. $180) | [Read Entire Story]

Huawei Launches the TalkBand B3

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I’ve been using the TalkBand B2 for a couple of months (a write-up will come soon), and Huawei is announcing the release of their TalkBand B3. This is a pseudo smartwatch, or ‘minimalist wearable device’, that goes on the wrist and tracks steps, calories, sleep patterns, runs and cycling events. This data is then shared via a Huawei app. The B3 is a hardware upgrade as well as a visual upgrade over the B2. In either the Active, Classic or Elite styles, using higher grade [Read Entire Story]

Best Android Wear watch faces

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It’s official: we’re living in the future. Smart watches are overtaking the technology world, and with good reason. They’re a perfect fit for the businessman who needs to be professional and present in meetings, and they’re awesome for the runner whose phone is too much bulk to run with. Whether you’re a teacher, a tour guide, or a an on-the-go mom who needs her hands free, Android Wear is the right choice for you, and today we’ve got a few amazing watch face styles to show you. With so [Read Entire Story]

Hublot likely next of LVMH’s Swiss watch brands to add smartwatch features following TAG

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Following the introduction of the TAG Heuer Android Wear watch late last year— the first of the major Swiss brands to launch a full-fledged smartwatch— TAG’s parent company says Hublot will likely be its next brand to receive smartwatch features. Bloomberg reports: more…Filed under: iOS Tagged: Apps, baselworld 2016, Hublot, iOS, LVMH, smart watch, TAG Heuer SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Fitbit Blaze now available at online and retail stores

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The newest member of the Fitbit family was announced and unveiled at the CES 2016 early this year, but now, finally, you can actually buy it at your favorite online and retail store. The Fitbit Blaze looks like a fashionable smartwatch yet its functionality is more for fitness and activity tracking but with the bonus of notifications and connectivity as well. It received 18 awards at CES and is considered the best-seller in Amazon’s Smart Watches category, and that was for pre-orders [Read Entire Story]

Pebble Update Introduces Custom Messages, Health Improvements

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Pebble today announced multiple updates for its line of Pebble smart watches, introducing new messaging options and new health features for Pebble owners. Pebble owners who use iOS devices are now able to reply to incoming text messages with custom messages instead of the standard canned responses. Custom text replies are available to all iOS users who have text replies enabled from a compatible carrier. Pebble Health, the fitness tracking app Pebble introduced in December for Pebble [Read Entire Story]

Remember Pebble Time smartstraps? This smart case adds pulse monitoring and wireless charging

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One way of adding extra functionality to smartwatches is to build it into third-party straps, and the Tylt Vü Pulse is one of the first officially approved Pebble smartstraps to break cover. It gives Pebble Time integrated heart rate monitoring, wireless charging and a custom app for logging the new data... Continue Reading Remember Pebble Time smartstraps? This smart case adds pulse monitoring and wireless charging Category: Smartwatches Tags: Kickstarter [Read Entire Story]

The best of CES 2016

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Every year CES has more to offer than any one human being could possibly digest in one week. We waded through the torrent of tech gear to bring you our picks for the most interesting, innovative and just plain fun tech in fields like transportation, VR and wearables. This is Gizmag's Best of CES 2016... Continue Reading The best of CES 2016 Category: Electronics Tags: CES 2016 Related Articles: The oddest inventions of [Read Entire Story]


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