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.
The last time we talked about Ringly is when the company unveiled its little vibrating ring that notified users of calls, texts, and other items by vibrating. Ringly is back with a new wearable device for folks who don’t like to wear rings, but want in on the Ringly action. This time out the wearable device is a bangle bracelet. The stone in the bracelet looks the same as the stone in the ring.
Nike won't have its Back to the Future 2 kicks on shelves until next year, but it looks like the folks who make their money selling knockoffs aren't waiting around. Since Nike announced the Mags with power laces will be a very limited edition available only via auction, we can expect a healthy market for fakes.
Style Me UpAmazon ive bracelet patterns to get you started. The app has step-by-step animations and video that shows you exactly how to make the bracelets. As you make them, you earn points called loomies that you can then redeem for more patterns that are in-app purchases. The i-loom from Style Me Up is available now and is priced at $37.
Hot on the heels of the unveiling of the Fitbit Blaze at CES last month, Fitbit is back with the announcement of another new fitness wearable, the Alta. Unlike the large-screen Blaze , the Fitbit Alta features a more typical bracelet-style design, with a minimal screen that displays just the right amount of information.
Uber announced a new partnership with mapping and navigation company TomTom today, allowing the ride-sharing service to strengthen the traffic and map data within its own apps. The deal is seen as follow-up move after Uber failed in its attempt to purchase the HERE mapping service from Nokia earlier this year.
Genesis has unveiled a new concept car at the New York Auto show. The car is called the New York Concept and it shows what the company is calling the Athletic Elegance design direction that will be further explored down the road. The car also promises to focus on driver-focused luxury. Power for the car comes from a 245ps (241bhp) 2.0 GDi engine with an 8-speed automatic transmission.
That $50 tablet Amazon introduced not too long ago is coming in several new colors starting this week. Amazon calls the Amazon Fire the company's "fastest-selling tablet ever" - without actually giving any numbers.
Remember Samsung 's Xcover smartphone? No? We can't blame you. The Xcover was originally conceived as a special line that boasted of rugged properties but that has mostly been supplanted by "active" variants of Samsung's flagships and even by the flagships themselves, as in the case of the Galaxy S5 and now the Galaxy S7.
It's been over two years now since Nintendo debuted its 2DS handheld system in the US, dropping the 3DS's clamshell hinge as well as 3D functionality in favor of a slate-like form factor with a budget-friendly price. Now the odd portable is arriving in Japan for the first time, but in the form of special Pokemon -themed editions.
Just a couple of weeks ago, the Motorola X Pure Edition was offered at a promo price directly by Motorola. From $439.99, price went down to $399.99 but today, it's even $100 cheaper at only $299.99. That was one quick promo there which can be both good news and bad news.
From the mud-loving Galaxy XCover introduced in 2011 to the Galaxy XCover 2 released a couple of year later to the military-tough XCover 3 from last year, Samsung is launching a new variant. It's not an XCover 4 yet but another XCover 3 variant that is already powered by Android 6.0 Marshmmallow. Believe it or not, more than a year later, the XCover 3 is still available in the market.
When a problem comes along, you must fix it. This weekTeslanoticed a defective seatbelt in one of itsModel Ssedans, so the automaker immediately issued arecall for all 90,000 vehicles on the roadout of "an abundance of caution." In other transportation news, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin beat out Elon Musk's SpaceX in the race to developa rocket that can return intact from space.
This is a crowdfunded project, and as such may not deliver what its creators initially promise. Most crowdfunding sites, like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, have policies about what happens to your money if the project fails to deliver on its goals, but choosing to back a project is inevitably a risk.
How much of a Nintendo fan are you? Enough that you could spend as much as you would on a car, just to show the world where your allegiances lie? You'll want to talk to luxury watchmaker Romain Jerome , then. It just unveiled a limited edition Super Mario Bros. mechanical timepiece that marks the 30th anniversary of the plumber's adventures in style.
In a set of motions far too fast to be captured by traditional cameras, the blue-capped cordonbleu has been found to "tap dance" their way into each others hearts. Or at least in a mating ritual that, before now, we humans didn't even realize existed.
Last year I reviewed the Kenu Airframe+ cell phone car mount . It made my list of my top gadgets for 2014 . It was the ultimate combination of portability, price, functionality, style, and performance for any car mount I have ever used. So simple in design, and yet so awesome. This year, Kenu came out with the new Airframe+.
A leaked memo, obtained by Politico , shows that the Republican campaign arm of the Senate wants its candidates to get onto Snapchat. The National Republican Senate Committee issued the two-page memo explaining how Snapchat has crossed 8 billion video views a day,"another sign that we need to start considering Snapchat in the same league as Facebook, Twitter, and Google," the memo said.