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 [...]
We’ve covered the Samsung Gear S from the time it was leaked to its announcement at the IFA 2014 in Berlin – and this is one unique wearable that has its own SIM card and hence, its own data connection. It’s not overly reliant on an Android smartphone for usage, although you can use it with that as well.
Lenovo might have an actual commercial wearable soon, but it won't be as ambitious as its C1 Google Glass rival . This Lenovo Smartband, with a model number SW-B100, is quite simply a modest fitness tracker that hooks up with a smartphone for your usual notifications and data syncing. Everyone is getting into wearables these days, so it isn't surprising that Lenovo wants to be there too.
Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!Asus announced its Android Wear-powered smartwatch at this year’s IFA in Berlin. The device sports a 1.63-inch AMOLED display 320 x 320 in resolution. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.2GHz is powering the device with 512MB of RAM included in the watch as well. This watch comes with Bluetooth 4.
Another Bluetooth speaker? Been there, done that. Waterproof? Yawn. Okay, how about one that floats? If that caught your attention, check out the NYNE Aqua floating Bluetooth speaker. Connectivity: Wireless Bluetooth Enabled and 3.5mm Aux-in Wireless Range: 33 feet or 10 meters Sound: 2.0 Stereo Channel Output Power: 2200 mA Rechargeable Battery with 10 hrs.
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Jabra has a new duo of headsets (and a pair of earbuds), all of them boasting wireless connectivity and a roster of features, not the least of which is long battery life and the promise of solid audio quality. They've all made their IFA 2014 debut, and will be available in the next handful of weeks at various price points.
Polaroid is best known for being a camera company but it has been dabbling in mobile devices, even a smartwatch, of late. Its Socialmatic camera takes it back to its photography roots but with a very peculiar twist: this Android-powered camera lets you print out photos on the spot.
Not everything that will happen this month will go down at IFA 2014 this week. Samsung has another event scheduled for a different subset of its fans, the ones more interested in its mirrorless interchangeable lens camera line.
For a long time it looked like Microsoft had forgotten that it owned Skype , but the VoIP and video call service is finally being capitalized on with the new Nokia Lumia 735 and Lumia 730. Billed as ideal for Skype and selfies, the Windows Phone 8.
Sennheiser's Momentum line of headphones has always been a popular one. The last special edition Ingress Momentum headphones was shown off a couple of months ago. The audio specialist has launched a new paid of headphones but this time, it offers wireless listening experience made possible by Bluetooth and NFC technologies.
To say that tech and gadget geeks are all excited about the upcoming IFA 2014 in Berlin has to be one of the understatements of the year. There are a lot of expected new devices to be launched this year and Japanese OEM Sony is no exception.
HP's tablet ambitions don't end with the Pro Slate 8 and 12 and their ultrasonic stylus , with a clutch of new Android and Windows 8 slates unveiled with features like ruggedized casings, 2-in-1 docks, and more. Most curious of the bunch is likely the HP Elite x2 1011 G1, an 11.6-inch Windows 8.
We’ve covered Samsung’s “A Series” pretty extensively before in terms of leaks and what to expect . We know that somehow – starting with the Samsung Galaxy Alpha – the South Korean gadget giant was out to prove naysayers wrong, that it can’t build a metal phone of note.
The second-generation Moto X will be available through Republic Wireless early next month, the carrier has announced. This will give those interested in Motorola's latest handset a no-contract option, rounding out the other Moto devices already offered by Republic Wireless.
If you’re one of those who can’t wait to have Motorola ’s first Android Wear smartwatch with its metal bands before anyone else, then you better switch (or stay) on over to Verizon . The US carrier is now accepting pre-orders for the highly vaulted Moto 360 with metal straps, ahead of the estimated fall official release. The round smartwatch has been teasing us for the past months with various leaks and rumors, and its unveiling at the IFA 2014 has made it a must-have accessory for the tech savvy. Motorola finally showed the public what the Moto 360 was all about and it has a 1.
When my daughter first envisioned herself at college this year, she saw herself zipping around campus on her bike, listening to music as she rides to class with acool wind in her hair. She found out that it was hot and humid with no cool winds, the path wasuphill on her way to all her classes, and there were way more bikes than places to park them.