Casio’s Bluetooth 4.0 smartwatch plans are nearing fruition, with the first pairing of a low-power wireless watch and Android smartphone headed to Japan’s NTT DoCoMo in the next few days. The NEXT MEDIA PP N-01D offers the usual Japanese niceties, like a 4-inch WVGA AMOLED touchscreen, wireless charging, 8.1-megapixel camera, along with water and dust resilience, but [...]
The Moto 360 is no doubt a success. As the first round smartwatch to hit the very young wearable tech industry, Motorola had an advantage over those other square-faced smartwatches from other manufacturers like Samsung, Sony, LG, and Huawei. With all the price changes the Moto 360 have been getting lately, we speculated the smartwatch will finally have a sibling.
The common objection to using your phone for purchases is that any sufficiently-motivated criminal could lop off yourthumband go on a spending spree. That's one of the reasons why Japanese carrierNTT DoCoMoandFujitsuhave teamed up to unveil the Arrows NX F-04G.
A new survey on smartphone usage says that 80% of the respondents have in one way or another damaged their mobile device in the last five years. They either cracked or shattered the display or dented the body of their gadget. Less than half have dropped their smartphone or accidentally immersed it in water.
Chinese manufacturer Oppo has just unveiled its latest mid-size device, the R5s, an update of last year's R5. The new version features the same impressive design and minimal thickness, but with an increase in memory from 2GB to 3GB of RAM. The R5s has been announced for Europe so far, with orders now being accepted on Oppo's website Along with the gracious increase in RAM, the R5s features a 5.
Up until now, any Bluetooth or Airplay speakers were dependent on the device that was doing the streaming, whether it be a laptop, smartphone or desktop computer. It’s no big deal that the new, portable auris zwing portable speaker/boombox does that, but it will also do it independently of any device—as in all by itself.
Smartwatches certainly have potential to have more functions than just display notifications, allow WiFi calling, and act as a health and fitness tracker. A smartwatch is such a small device but it can be powerful and highly functional and that's what the team behind the ReVault is aiming: introduce a smartwatch with wearable wireless storage. Enter the ReVault.
Recon Jet is nothing new. We've seen several pairs already. There's the Recon Jet Pilot Edition which began shipment December 2013 . Recon Instruments is still in the business trying to fill up that void left by Google Glass . We've had our last chance to buy a Google Glass last January and until now, we have no idea if there will still be another one from the tech giant.
We’ve seen Qualcomm’s new take on biometrics , it’s only now we realize it has a proper name – the Qualcomm Snapdragon Sense ID biometrics. It’s distinctly different from the way Apple and Samsung has envisioned biometric security for devices – that is, through a capacitive button.
This weeks is a Windows Phone and selfie week. Just a while ago, we saw Samsung unveil the selfie-friendly mid-range Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 , both with front LED flash. Also this week, we saw the Microsoft Lumia 640 and the 640 XL appear in Cricket and AT&T, respectively.
The release of the Microsoft Band 2 was announced on October 6. It is a Bluetooth 4.0 (low energy) activity tracker that has continuous heart rate monitoring to track your heart rate, calorie burn, and sleep.
Sharp isn't making avery grandannouncement about the special feature but the latest smartphones from the company can play videos at rates of up to 2,100 frames per second (fps) for a slow motion effect. While other brands are adding 4K video capability, Sharp is adding slow video playback as a unique feature of newest flagship phones running Android .
Skullcandy has just introduced new audio accessories: the XTfree wireless and the XTplyo in-ear sports buds. The new pairs of wirelessand in-ear sportsearbuds have been designed for sports enthusiasts and athletes who need music to keep them going and all ready to finish those trainings and sessions.
Lenovo is most vocal about its laptops, but the company has more than a few all-in-one systems, some of which we've seen in the past. Latest to join them is the Lenovo C40, which recently launched and brings with it -- with this particular model, at least -- AMD hardware.
April might be over, but the month definitely went out with a bang. And although a lot of things did happen in those 30 long days, we cannot deny the commanding presence of the LG G4 , which was finally officially revealed after half a dozen teasers, which actually didn't leave much to be surprised about.
The ultra-thin Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will soon be available in the United States. Samsung has just offered the product for up pre-order from some carriers and retailers in the country. Tablets will be available starting September 3, Thursday next week, all ready in its lightest and thinnest form.
You would expect that smartwatches will be sold where smartphones are usually sold, since they are more of a gadget rather than an actual watch (although they do tell time). But Asus sees it diferently, at least when it comes to their brand new wearable, the VivoWatch.
Listening to music while driving is one of the best things about being on the road. You get to belt out your favorite tunes or headbang through your go-to high energy songs, all while keeping your eyes firmly on the road and not getting distracted.
I’m always on the hunt for decent Bluetooth headphones that are good to use while running, or sitting at my desk at work. I have enough cords and wires working in a NOC (Network Operations Center), so wireless always seems like a good idea! I recently got the chance to check out the iLuv AirFit Active Air wireless Bluetooth earphones (say that five times fast!), so let’s take a look.