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.
GoPro's Karma drone was taken off the market three months ago, but it's returned. Sales were forced to temporarily end when it became clear some of the units were improperly losing power and falling out of the sky. GoPro has addressed the Karma's battery problem.
A space junk removal device launched by JAXA, Japan's space agency, isn't functioning properly. The agency says efforts to deploy the "fishing net" component have failed, meaning the device isn't capable of clearing through any trash surrounding Earth.
Two vulnerabilities in dozens of Netgear router models have been highlighted by Trustwave researchers. If they're exploited, hackers can recover your router's administrative password. The exploit only applies if your router accepts administration from outside the network.
Samsung may launch a new pair of wireless earbuds soon, according to Roland Quandt, a leaker on Twitter. No pictures are available, but Quandt says the product comes with active noise cancellation and will be available in red, green, black, and silver.
Later today, Fitbit will release information on its fourth quarter earnings and although it continues to dominate the wearable market with a massive 23 percent market share, the company is expected to report weak last quarter earnings. Therefore, Fitbit is reportedly planning
Apple had a hard time launching the wireless earbuds in the first place, but after weeks of delays due to technical issues, the company finally launched the AirPods back in December. The earbuds are currently only available in white color option, but there is a company in the US
Samsung is preparing a "pro" wearable that'll join its Gear Fit lineup. The company registered a trademark for the Gear Fit Pro, which suggests we'll see a higher-end fitness and health product from the company fairly soon. The trademark was filed in Europe.
For 2017, LG is working on several new smartwatches based on Google's latest Android Wear 2.0 platform. One of those smartwatches is the Watch Style and the Watch Sport, which are expected to be unveiled together on February 9, when Google will launch the Android Wear 2.0
It turns out not too many people are interested in spending $3,000 on an augmented reality headset as it currently stands. Microsoft says sales of the HoloLens are "in thousands, not hundreds of thousands," and the high price of the product is partly responsible.
Android Wear 2.0 platform is about to be unveiled and one of the first companies with new smartwatches will be LG. Ahead of the February 9 announcement, one of the several LG smartwatches has leaked online in press images, revealing its design and color options.
Claude Zellweger, leader of HTC's Vive design team, has left HTC to join Google. At his new place of employment, Zellweger will bring his expertise to the Google Daydream VR mobile platform. HTC confirmed his departure and Zellweger made the announcement on Twitter.