Gadgets News

Fitbit Charge 2 Gets Huge Software Update

Just ahead of the holiday season, Fitbit has released a huge software update for its Charge 2 fitness tracker. The Fitbit Charge 2 just got a lot better thanks to tons of new features. If you own the Fitbit fitness tracker, make sure to check your notifications and update it.

Android Pay Coming To Android Wear Next Year

Google has big plans for its smartwatch platform next year. Not only it will launch two flagship smartwatches, but the platform will also gain a few new features, among which is the Android Pay. That was also confirmed in an exclusive interview Android Wear's product manager Jeff

First Solar Panel Road Opens In France

The first solar panel road in the world is now operational in France. It spans 1 kilometer in Tourouvre-au-Perche, a small village in Normandy. The solar panels should be able to generate enough electricity to power the village's street lights, which isn't much.

Asus Zenbo Robot First Arriving In Taiwan

Zenbo, a home robot from Asus, will first be available for purchase in Taiwan. Orders begin January 1 and the robot will sell for $620 with 32 GB, which is up from the previously mentioned $599. The 128 GB model with a self-charging dock goes for $780.

AirPods Are Shipping Globally

Many customers around the world will receive their AirPods this week. Apple's wireless ear buds went on sale last week, though their estimated ship date quickly fell into January. Orders around the globe, including to consumers in the US, Australia, and Europe, are shipping.

Wind Caused Facebook Aquila Drone Crash

An investigation by the NTSB has found Facebook's internet delivering Aquila drone crashed due to high winds. The crash occurred in June 2016 following an otherwise successful test. Aquila's autopilot system malfunctioned in the face of fairly significant wind.