Following months of testing, Google has finally launched the second iteration of its smartwatch and wearable operating system. The Android Wear 2.0 comes with a redesigned user interface and a set of new features that will bring better experience to wearables and watches.
With the upcoming release of Android Wear 2.0 platform, we are starting to hear more about new smartwatches. So far, we have only heard about two LG's and Google's smartwatches, which will be unveiled alongside the new platform, but it looks like ZTE also has a new watch in the
Logitech has taken webcam streaming up a notch. The company has a new webcam, the Brio 4K Pro, that offers 4K with HDR support and overall quality improvements. RightLight is included with the model to improve low-light performance. The Brio offers Windows Hello support.
The first commercial airlock will be added to the International Space Station in two years. NASA has accepted a proposal from NanoRacks, a company that already operates two research platforms in the US' National Laboratory. NASA wants there to be commercial activity in space.
TomTom has introduced another fitness tracker, the Touch Cardio. It's essentially a less expensive version of the TomTom Touch and it achieves its lower price tag by offering less. The only major difference between them is the Touch Cardio lacks a body composition feature.
Some customers who still haven't received their Pixel handset from Verizon can get a free Daydream View headset from the carrier. Verizon is offering the virtual reality device to make up for shipment delays. The View normally costs $80. Only a "certain subset" will get it.
Japan's space agency, JAXA, successfully launched the Kounotori 6 spacecraft to the ISS in late January. Part of the mission was supposed to include a test of the Kounotori Integrated Tether Experiment (KITE). KITE is a tool designed to combat space junk.
LG and Google will announce new smartwatches later this week, along with a new Android Wear 2.0 platform. Thanks to a BestBuy employee, we have more information on the LG Watch Sport, the more affordable version that will be accompanied by the LG Watch Sport.
Several reports were pointing out February 9 as a date when Google will finally launch Android Wear 2.0 platform. According to new reports, Google is bringing forward the announcement and plans to launch the operating system a day earlier, on February 9.
LG is currently performing last tests before officially announcing two new smartwatches. Google and LG plan to unveil both the Android Wear 2.0 platform and new smartwatches, the LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style, on the same date, on February 9 next week.
Jawbone is said to be planning a complete abandonment of consumer wearables with the intention of making products for clinicians and health care providers. TechCrunch reports Jawbone has been raising money to fund the transition. It's received around $951 million.
We are all aware of how a third-party smartphone charger can be dangerous, but it looks like wearables are affected as well. Unfortunately, a Gear S3 Frontier owner from the United States found this out the hard way, as a third-party charger fried his smartwatch.
New Balance's RunIQ wearable is now available for purchase on Amazon and elsewhere. It's the company's first Android Wear smartwatch and it has a retail price of $299. The RunIQ was created by New Balance, Intel (hardware), Google (software), and Strava (run tracking).
Investigators for the US government have reportedly uncovered a defect in SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets. According to The Wall Street Journal, the flaw involves cracking in the rocket's turbine blades. Those blades drive the turbopumps responsible for getting propellant into engines.
2016 was definitely a challenging year for GoPro. Only in the last quarter, the company lost $116 million, or 82 cents per share, and one of the reasons is the recall of its first Karma drone and early HERO5 Black production problems. GoPro's founding CEO Nick Woodman said that
If you were holding out for the Pro version of NVIDIA's Shield TV console, you now have a chance to purchase it. Both the entry-level Shield TV console the Pro version are now on sale for $199 and $299, respectively, and the only differences are a larger hard drive and a microSD
Alongside Galaxy S8, Samsung is rumoured to announce new wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation. Just days after we first heard the rumours, Samsung's Gear IconX wireless earbuds have received a price cut, and are selling for $54 off the original $199 price.
LG is getting ready to launch at least two new smartwatches next week, on February 9, together with the Android Wear 2.0 platform. The less expensive LG Watch Style is expected to start at $249 with the standard colors and band options, and we have now learned the price of the LG
The latest holiday season was a great period for Apple Watch sales. Strategy Analytics reports Apple shipped 5.2 million units during the last quarter, easily making the Apple Watch more popular than any other wearable during the time period. Apple had a 63.4% market share.
Researchers with MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have combined AI with a concept wearable from Samsung called the "Simband" to detect conversational tones. The wearable combines multiple sources of data in an attempt to detect emotions.