Smartwatch articles

Fitbit smartwatch, earbuds spied in leaked images

Fitbit in early 2016 announced Blaze, the wearable company’s first “true” smartwatch (except that it was more of a glorified fitness tracker than an honest-to-goodness smartwatch). Now, at least according to leaked images, it would seem that a proper smartwatch…

In spite of CEO's opinion, Huawei Watch 2 coming to the US April 17

The Huawei Watch 2 comes in sport and classic variants, both powered by the latest Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor, packing 768MB of RAM, 4 GB of local storage, and a load of sensors for various applications, including NFC, GPS, Bluetooth, and a heart rate monitor. And while the real usefulness of smartwatches is debatable, there is at the very least a niche market for them. The Watch 2 is getting mixed reactions: props for getting all the latest tech but design is bland compared to its predecessor.

Android Wear 2.0 is coming in early February

An email sent out to Android Wear developers has revealed that Android Wear 2.0, a major upgrade to the platform announced at Google I/O back in May 2016, will be released in early February 2017. Previously the update was expected…

Smartwatch maker Pebble to stop all operations

We reported on Fitbit's interest in Pebble earlier this month, but today they have made it final. The popular wearables manufacturer said they are no longer able to operate as an independent entity going forward and as of today it will stop…

Google delays Android Wear 2.0 until 2017

Google was originally expected to release the next major version of Android Wear late this year, however a recent post from the company has revealed the smartwatch operating system has been delayed until early 2017.