News tagged: Wearable

Motiv Reveals Smart Ring That Tracks Your Activity

Motiv has introduced a sensor-filled ring that can track your steps, calories burned, average heart rate, activity type, and distance traveled. Known as the Motiv Ring, the wearable comes with a built-in goal of encouraging users to be active for at least 150 minutes each week.

Apple Watch Sales Are Fine, Says Tim Cook

Sales of the Apple Watch might have been down significantly in the third quarter, as IDC laid out in its report, but Apple CEO Tim Cook says the device is doing just fine. While speaking with Reuters, Cook said sales of the wearable set a record during the first holiday week.

Samsung Releasing Gear S3 On November 18

Samsung has confirmed it will release the Gear S3 on November 18. The wearable, which was unveiled in September at IFA 2016, reportedly begins at $350. Preorders will start on November 6, though you can place an order on November 4 if you buy it through AT&T.

Fitbit Charge 2 Now Out For $150

Fitbit's updated Charge fitness wearable is now available and it can be picked up for $150. The Charge 2 has been released to positive reviews and it comes with both functional and design upgrades. It has a larger display and can show more information depending on the watch face.

Pokemon Go Arrives In July

Nintendo's mobile augmented reality Pokemon game, Pokemon Go, will be out in July for Android and iOS. The release window was provided during Nintendo's E3 stream, but we don't know exactly when the game will be released. A $35 wearable was also revealed.

Apple Watch 2 May Launch In September

The next Apple smartwatch could be unveiled alongside the iPhone 7 in September. Digitimes reports Apple intends to launch the devices around the same time and "shipments of chips and components for the second-generation Apple Watch are set to begin in the third quarter."

Xiaomi To Launch Mi Band 2 On June 7

Xiaomi was expected to announce a successor to the Mi Band 1S on May 10, but due to some production issues and not being able to produce enough devices to meet the expected demand for the device, the company had to postpone the fitness tracker for next month.