Fitbit Smartwatch with Pulse Oximeter surfaces in renders

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Currently, there are a lot of rumors and speculations going on regarding Fitbit’s upcoming smartwatch. In an attempt to spice it up more, the images of the very same smartwatches have surfaced online showing us the design in its full glory. As per the rumor, the purported smartwatch is expected in three variants– Silver body with Navy strap, Rose Gold body with Blue strap, and a Darker body with a black strap. Continue reading “Fitbit Smartwatch with Pulse Oximeter surfaces in renders”

Fossil Q Venture and Q Explorist Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches now available for pre-order

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Fossil has announced two new full round touchscreen smartwatches in its Q series – Q Venture and Q Explorist. Both the smartwatches run Android Wear 2.0

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Apple Watch with cellular connectivity said to arrive later this year

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Apple is working on a new version of Apple Watch that will come with support for cellular connectivity, according to a report from Bloomberg. The Apple Watch will feature a built-in LTE wireless connection using a modem chip supplied by Intel.  Continue reading “Apple Watch with cellular connectivity said to arrive later this year”

TCL Movetime smartwatch with heart rate monitor launched in India for Rs. 9999

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TCL has launched Movetime smartwatch in India. It comes with a heart rate monitor, calorie counter, sleep tracking, distance covered and sport activity tracking. The watch offers notifications for calls, messages, social media, calendar and more. It offers gesture control that lets you take a snap or play music by twisting your wrist. Continue reading “TCL Movetime smartwatch with heart rate monitor launched in India for Rs. 9999”

Timex iQ+ Move Review

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Timex had launched Metropolitan+ analog watch that also acts like an activity tracker last year. The company is now back with a successor this year with Timex IQ+ Move. Priced at Rs. 9,995, it is an analog watch that also acts as a smart fitness tracker. I have been using this watch for few days, so let’s take a detailed look at the review.
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Acer Leap Ware fitness smartwatch with heart rate sensor announced for $139

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Acer has announced a new fitness themed smartwatch dubbed as Leap Ware that can monitor your heart rate, stamina, stress / fatigue levels and exposure to UV rays. Continue reading “Acer Leap Ware fitness smartwatch with heart rate sensor announced for $139”

ZTE Quartz Android Wear 2.0 water resistant smartwatch announced

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ZTE has announced Quartz, a budget smartwatch running Android Wear 2.0. It has a 1.4-inch circular AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor. It has IP67 ratings for dust and water resistance. Continue reading “ZTE Quartz Android Wear 2.0 water resistant smartwatch announced”

Android Wear 2.0 roll out for LG G Watch R and Watch Urbane begins this week, Watch Urbane 2nd Edition in May

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Back in February Google confirmed the list of Android Wear watches that will get the Android Wear 2.0 update. Recently Android Wear 2.0 update started rolling out for Fossil Q Founder, Casio Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10 and Tag Heuer Connected after a slight delay. It also started rolling out for couple of LG watches. Today LG has confirmed that the update will be available for LG G Watch R and Watch Urbane this week. Continue reading “Android Wear 2.0 roll out for LG G Watch R and Watch Urbane begins this week, Watch Urbane 2nd Edition in May”

Polar M430 Running Watch with GPS, Heart Rate sensor announced

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Finnish-based company Polar, known for its running watches has announced MH430 running watch in the market. The successor of M400 comes with a 6-LED wrist-based heart rate monitor, featuring Polar’s proprietary heart rate technology. Continue reading “Polar M430 Running Watch with GPS, Heart Rate sensor announced”

Casio smartwatches will use Microsoft’s technology with new patent licensing deal

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Microsoft had signed a multiyear patent cross-licensing agreement with Casio to use Linux in certain Casio devices, back in 2011. Now it has signed a new deal with the company to share its wearable patents. “The patent licensing agreement includes broad coverage for smartwatch technologies, ” said Microsoft without giving any other details. Continue reading “Casio smartwatches will use Microsoft’s technology with new patent licensing deal”

Movado Connect Android Wear 2.0 powered smartwatch announced

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Movado, the luxury watch maker has unveiled its Movado Connect Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch, at the Baselworld 2017 watch show.  It sports an edge-to-edge, always-on display specifically.  Continue reading “Movado Connect Android Wear 2.0 powered smartwatch announced”

Misfit Vapor smartwatch with GPS and heart rate sensor will run Android Wear 2.0

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Fossil-owned Misfit today has officially announced that its Vapor smartwatch will run Android Wear 2.0. Announced first at CES 2017, it was not clear what software the watch will run.  Continue reading “Misfit Vapor smartwatch with GPS and heart rate sensor will run Android Wear 2.0”

Montblanc Summit Android Wear 2.0 luxury smartwatch announced

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Luxury brand Montblanc today introduced The Montblanc Summit, its first luxury smartwatch running Android Wear 2.0. It offers a classic and vintage look and is made of premium materials such as stainless steel and titanium. The 1.39-inch AMOLED display is covered by a slightly curved sapphire glass, which is a world first in smartwatches. Continue reading “Montblanc Summit Android Wear 2.0 luxury smartwatch announced”

TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch announced for $1650

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Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer just announced Connected Modular 45, its second generation connected watch that lets you swap  central electronic module. You can change the watchband, lugs, and buckle, but you can also swap out the Connected smartwatch module and replace it with a mechanical one. (Either Calibre 5 or premium Heuer 02T Tourbillon).

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TAG Heuer teases Android Wear Smartwatch unveiling for March 14

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Following the launch of TAG Heuer Connected Android Wear smartwatch back in 2015 in partnership with Intel, now the company has started teasing the launch of its successor, which is scheduled on March 14th. Continue reading “TAG Heuer teases Android Wear Smartwatch unveiling for March 14”