According to Strategy Analytics reports, Apple has surpassed Fitbit in wearable shipments. The company shipped around 3.5 million Apple Watch, while Fitbit had only 2.9 million shipments. Apple Watch has been very popular since the release and the device is now getting more band
Photos of what is allegedly Amazon's touchscreen Echo have appeared online. The first image came from AFTVnews and higher quality images of the product have since become available. The device has a large touchscreen, a speaker on its bottom half, and a camera.
Huawei's Watch was one of the first smartwatches that was confirmed to get Android Wear 2.0 after the new version of the OS is officially introduced by Google. Due to some small software issue, the company had to postpone the update by few weeks, but it is now finally rolling out
Oculus is no longer focusing on internal content production to the same degree. Facebook has decided to shut down the company's Story Studio, meaning Oculus is exiting the virtual reality film production business. It'll focus on supporting external production endeavors.
As of Q1 2017, Apple is the top wearable company in the world. Strategy Analytics reports the first quarter of the year saw around 3.5 million Apple Watch shipments, enabling the company to surpass Fitbit's 2.9 million shipments. That gives it a 15.9% market share.
The security on consumer-grade devices has reached a level at which 50% of mobile devices can't be accessed, according to FBI director James Comey. During a Senate oversight committee meeting, Comey testified the agency has been unsuccessful in around half of cases.
With the help of the Apple Watch's health features, Apple CEO Tim Cook managed to lose 30 pounds, according to a CNBC interview. Cook says the smartwatch can help with staying fit because it provides an extra source of motivation. He's heard similar stories from others.
Wireless phones have become more common in US households than landlines. A report from the US Department of Health and Human Services finds that for the first time in history, the majority of households only have cell phones. The wireless-only rate is now 50.8%.
SpaceX plans to launch 4,425 internet delivery satellites and some of those satellites are set to begin launching in 2019. Patricia Cooper, SpaceX's VP of government affairs, discussed the company's plan during a Senate hearing on US broadband infrastructure.
Fitbit has recently been rumoured that they are facing some production issues with the upcoming smartwatch codenamed Higgs. The smartwatch has recently been leaked by Yahoo Finance, but most importantly the company's chief executive and co-founder have now shared a few more
Ahead of the Mother's Day, Google has just announced that its voice-activated speaker Home has received a price cut in the United States. The Assistant-powered device is priced at $129, but for a limited time, it will be available for $114, which is down $15 from its usual price.
Samsung is on track to surpass Intel in terms of chip revenue by the middle of this year. According to IC Insights, Intel is likely to report $14.4 billion in semiconductor sales at the end of Q2. Samsung will report a higher figure at $14.9 billion.
Samsung has just announced that its mobile payments service Samsung Pay is now available for the Gear S3 smartwatch. At the moment, only users in Samsung's home country can use the service, but it is only a matter of time before the support becomes available in other markets.
Apple's wireless AirPod earbuds are enjoying a high customer satisfaction rate, according to data from Creative Strategies and Experian. A survey has found 98% of AirPods owners are at least satisfied with their purchase and 82% are "very satisfied."
Ahead of their official unveiling by Microsoft, the latest Surface laptops have shown up in a leak. WalkingCat, a Twitter user, posted photos of the new Surface device in four colors: Platinum, Burgundy, Cobalt Blue, and Graphite Gold. An event is scheduled for May 2.
After using the Falcon 9 for its first national security mission on behalf of the US military, SpaceX has landed the first stage of its rocket system. SpaceX landed the rocket on land in Florida following the mission on May 1. This is the tenth time it has landed a rocket.
Apple is probably going to reveal a smart speaker that prominently features Siri during WWDC in June, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. He's released a report that claims the Siri Speaker, which is being described as "Apple's first home AI product," will be on sale by H2 2017.
Leaked images of Fitbit's smartwatch and wireless headphones have been published by Yahoo. The wearable will be Fitbit's first actual smartwatch. It's referred to as "Project Higgs" and it offers a square face and metal unibody design. It might arrive later this year.
Apple has added an extra year of coverage to the warranty for some first-generation Apple Watch units. The extension was revealed in a note to authorized service providers. With the extension, the warranty is lasting for three years after the purchase date.
Amazon is going to reveal a new Echo product with a built-in screen within the coming weeks, claims CNET. The device would utilize the Alexa digital assistant and its display to help people find and order products. Though you can already use Alexa on the existing Echo for orders.