Nike and TomTom have updated the GPS-toting Sportwatch to include NikeFuel and maintain parity with its FuelBand active bracelet. NikeFuel is a universal standard that converts your exertions into a normalized score -- great for when you want to want to compare your exertions against friends with different hobbies.
When we heard that Nike had put upa secret vending machinein New York City, we definitely wanted to go find it and see what all the fuss was about. But, unfortunately, we were a little bit late to the party -- the machine is now long gone, perhaps on its way to a new place (maybe Japan?).
How does it performWhat I like about theL12S OLED Bluetooth Bracelet WatchWhat I don’t like about theL12S OLED Bluetooth Bracelet WatchThe wearable device market is currently booming, and there’s no shortage of options depending on what you want from your wearable. Smartwatches are a particularly hard fought battleground with the essential formula ofsmartwatches still up for interpretation.
Wearables are booming, but some still can’t find motivation to slap a wristband on. Though they (mostly) do a more than adequate job of tracking your health stats, there isn’t much else to the process.
If you looked at Amnesty International's new (and free)Panic Button appfor Android, you wouldn't even bat an eyelash. That's precisely the point. It's meant to help human rights activists around the world subtly seek help when things take a turn for the worse, and that's why it's disguised as the most banal mobile utility you could probably think of: the humble calculator app.
Nike has opened up its Fuel fitness metric to Google's new Google Fit platform, the search giant's take on Apple's HealthKit. The move, which follows Nike opening Nike+ to HealthKit as well as the sports company hedges its bets in the health wearable space, will allow Android users to integrate their Fuel scores into an overall fitness plan.
Officially announced and released in beta form yesterday, iOS 8 has been billed by Apple as the biggest update to iOS since the release of the App Store, though the vast majority of its changes aren’t initially obvious after you install it.
Last week, the Super Smash Bros. version of the Nintendo 3DS XL appeared in a Walmart advertisement , which said it would be available starting September 19 in the US. Nintendo has confirmed that advertisement with an official announcement today, saying the model will be available next Friday, followed by other editions launching in October and November. The Super Smash Bros.
Apple’s various executives have discussed a $400 price point for its wearable device , possibly called “iWatch” or “iBand,” according toJust one day prior to this report, Paczkowski said Apple’s wearable would debut at the company’s Sept. 9 event but wouldn’t arrive until early 2015.
Smartwatche s and fitness bracelets are so popular these days. While most geeks would go for function, the fashionistas would look for models that are not only functional but also stylish. The ASUS ZenWatch caught my attention but Intel and Opening Ceremony’s new offering is such a thing to behold. The two companies revealed this bracelet that is beautiful, stylish, and of course, smart.
Ever wondered what Android L would look like on a Samsung Galaxy S5 running TouchWiz, well look no further. Thanks to an 8-minute preview video of Android L running on the Galaxy S5, we get a glimpse of what TouchWiz will look like on the next generation of Android, courtesy of SamMobile.
Intel, working with Opening Ceremony, have created MICA, My Intelligent Communications Accessory for the “stylish, connected woman”. If a typical smart watch is too boring and bland for your taste, check out the“premium finishes, 18K gold coating, and curved sapphire glass touchscreen display” used to craft MICA.
Microsoft has revealed its Xbox 360 holiday bundles. Starting next month, gamers will be able to get a deep blue special edition console from Walmart, which will be joined by a controller with the same dark blue design and light blue edging. This is joined by some other products that will be arriving in time for the holidays.
Has there been a Motorola product so coveted, so eagerly desired, since the original RAZR as the Moto 360 ? Teased at Google I/O several months ago, but only now reaching the market, the round-faced Android Wear watch has been blamed for stalling sales of squared-off ri
The Kisai Rogue Touch Silicone is the latest limited-edition watch from Tokyoflash Japan. This watch has a silicone housing and band, and LCD always-on display, and an LED backlight. It displays dual time zones, and it has date, alarm, and animation functions, too. Use the touchscreen to change modes.
Google is pushing out an update to its YouTube Android app that adds a long overdue feature. Starting at version 5.7, users will now be able to choose the exact video quality that they want, much like they can on the web browser version. Previously, users can only choose between two modes: HQ, for High Quality, or not HQ. The actual video quality of the stream is automatically decided by Google behind the scenes, presumably after determining which one is best depending on the network speed and resources.
Have you ever wondered if five fingers isreallyenough? The folks atMIThave. Researchers in the institute's department of mechanical engineering have created arobotic glovethat adds two additional digits to the standard human claw, positioning two long fingers on either side of the hand. It's ridiculously easy to use, too.
The MICA comes with its own 3G radio, which means it won't have to be tethered to a smartphone to pull up emails, text messages, and posts from your social media feed.One of the biggest complaints about the current state of smartwatches is that many of them are just plain ugly.
Even though activity trackers are all the rage, few would call them fashion items. Do you really want explain why you're wearing something sogaucheat a wedding or high-brow luncheon? Fitbit isn't happy to have its devices treated as eyesores, though -- it's teaming up with designer Tory Burch to launch jewelry that makes theFlex trackera little more suitable for upscale gatherings.