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13 crazy gadgets that could be ingenious or insane

The annual avalanche of devices and gadgets is astounding, but how many will succeed? A few are destined to spark new trends, while the majority fade deservedly into obscurity. We look at some gadgets on the border of brilliant and bonkers. The post 13 crazy gadgets that could be ingenious or insane appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gadgets, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Smart Home, Emerging Tech, Weird Products


To be blunt, the Vuzix Blade smartglasses just don’t cut it

We tried out the Vuzix Blade to find out if it’s worth shelling out $1,000 for smartglasses. Are these augmented reality, Android-powered glasses really ready for primetime or just an expensive gimmick that no one really needs? The post To be blunt, the Vuzix Blade smartglasses just don’t cut it appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Augmented Reality, Smartglasses, Vuzix Blade


Vuzix’s Blade can’t cut it as smartglasses, or regular glasses

We tried out the Vuzix Blade to find out if it’s worth shelling out $1,000 for smartglasses. Are these augmented reality, Android-powered glasses really ready for primetime or just an expensive gimmick that no one really needs? The post Vuzix’s Blade can’t cut it as smartglasses, or regular glasses appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Augmented Reality, Vuzix, Smartglasses, Vuzix Blade


Sixteen percent of US adults own a smartwatch

The latest figures out of NPD show a continued uptick in smartwatch sales here in the States. The category has been a rare bright spot in an overall flagging wearable space, and the new numbers show gains pretty much across the board. In fact, the study puts smartwatch ownership at 16 percent among U.S. adults as of December — that figure is up from 12 percent a year prior. Unsurprisingly, it’s a younger demo driving that growth — specifically 18-34-year-olds, where smartwatch ownership is a...
Tags: Apple, Google, Wearables, Smartwatch, US, Samsung, Tech, Apple Watch, Fitbit, States, Garmin, Apple Samsung, NPD


Sixteen percent of U.S. adults own a smartwatch

The latest figures out of NPD show a continued uptick in smartwatch sales, here in the States. The category has been a rare bright spot in an overall flagging wearable space, and the new numbers show gains pretty much across the board. In fact, the study puts smartwatch ownership at 16 percent among U.S. adults as of December — that figure is up from 12 percent a year prior. Unsurprisingly, it’s a younger demo driving that growth — specifically 18-34-year-olds, where smartwatch ownership is ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Wearables, Smartwatch, Samsung, Tech, Apple Watch, Fitbit, States, Garmin, Apple Samsung, NPD


Samsung Galaxy Watch Active smartwatch: Everything we know so far

Samsung may be about to resurrect its Sport line of smartwatches under a new name: The Galaxy Watch Sport, or maybe the Galaxy Active. Leaks and rumors are building our picture of the device at the moment. The post Samsung Galaxy Watch Active smartwatch: Everything we know so far appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Wearables, News, Samsung, Trends, Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Watch Sport


Find the best, most stylish smartwatch for him this Valentine’s Day

Looking to buy a smartwatch for someone this Valentine's Day? If you're buying for a man, then here are our top picks out of the many available. We've selected them based on style and looks, rather than solely the technology inside. The post Find the best, most stylish smartwatch for him this Valentine’s Day appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Smartwatches, Buying Guides, Valentine's, Best Smartwatch, Hybrid Smartwatch


Find the best, most stylish smartwatch for her this Valentine’s Day

If you're looking to buy that special woman in your life a smartwatch this Valentine's Day, we're here to help. Here are our top picks of the best smartwatches on the market for ladies. We have something for any style or budget. The post Find the best, most stylish smartwatch for her this Valentine’s Day appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Valentine, Valentine's Day Gifts, Android Wear smartwatches, Hybrid Smartwatches


Nomad’s metal Apple Watch straps are strong and classy but come at a price

Nomad is known for building high-quality, premium Apple Watch straps, and now the company is back with its first metal Apple Watch bands. The new Nomad Titanium bands are classy and strong, but they come at a price. The post Nomad’s metal Apple Watch straps are strong and classy but come at a price appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Apple Watch, Nomad, Apple Watch strap, Metal Band


Wireless charging is convenient, but power over distance remains a challenge

While Qi wireless charging is fast becoming ubiquitous for smartphones, allowing us to juice up our devices by placing them on a pad, the promise of power through the air is still unrealized. We take a look at the current state of play. The post Wireless charging is convenient, but power over distance remains a challenge appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Qi, Wireless Charging, Emerging Tech, Ossia, Energous, Far Field, Near Field


Google job listings may mean that the Pixel Watch is on the way

A pair of job listings on the Google Careers website may mean that the Pixel Watch is coming soon. One of the listings is for a Vice President of Hardware Engineering for Wearables. The post Google job listings may mean that the Pixel Watch is on the way appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Wearables, Trends, Google Careers, Google Wear OS, Pixel Watch, Google Smartwatch


My niece lost her hearing. This is a story about how technology brought it back

For people with profound hearing loss, cochlear implants can restore sound. We explore what the procedure entails, how the system works, and take a look at the latest developments from Australian company Cochlear. The post My niece lost her hearing. This is a story about how technology brought it back appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Features, Hearing Loss, Deaf, Cochlear Implant, Tech For Good, Cochlear, Health & Fitness


Amazon drops prices on the Apple Watch Series 3 for Valentine’s Day

If you happen to be an iPhone owner, the Apple Series 3 smartwatch is the most compatible smartwatch for you. And now for a limited time the Apple Watch Series 3 is being offered to the public at a discounted price from Amazon. The post Amazon drops prices on the Apple Watch Series 3 for Valentine’s Day appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Deals, Wearables, Trends, Smartwatches, Apple Watch, Amazon The post Amazon


Get that special someone a TicWatch with these Valentine’s Day discounts

Mobvoi's TicWatch lineup is one of the most-loved lineup of smartwatches, and for good reason. For Valentine's Day, the company announced some pretty sweet discounts for its devices. The post Get that special someone a TicWatch with these Valentine’s Day discounts appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Android, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Mobvoi, Valentine, Ticwatch Pro, Ticwatch C2, Ticwatch E2, Ticwatch S2, Moboiv


The worst Apple Watch problems, and how to fix them

Have you been struggling with one or several Apple Watch problems? Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most common issues people are having, along with a few workarounds and fixes for dealing with them. The post The worst Apple Watch problems, and how to fix them appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Problems, Apple Watch


Samsung’s next smartwatch may be missing a crucial feature

Samsung may be about to resurrect its Sport line of smartwatches under a new name -- the Galaxy Watch Sport, or maybe the Galaxy Active. Leaks and rumors are building our picture of the device at the moment. The post Samsung’s next smartwatch may be missing a crucial feature appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Wearables, Smartwatch, Samsung, Trends, Galaxy Active, Galaxy Watch Sport


It’s time to check out the best Apple Watch deals for February 2019

The Apple Watch has surged to prominence in recent years. If you're in the market for an iOS wearable, we've sniffed out the best Apple Watch deals available right now for all three models of this great smartwatch. The post It’s time to check out the best Apple Watch deals for February 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Wearables, Trends, Smartwatches, Apple Watch, Apple Watch deals, Apple Watch Series


Apple Watch fall detection saves life of ‘bloody and unconscious’ man in Norway

A 67-year-old man was found "bloody and unconscious" after Apple Watch's fall detection alerted emergency services. The man suffered fractures on his face, but it may have gone much worse if the Apple Watch did not get help so quickly. The post Apple Watch fall detection saves life of ‘bloody and unconscious’ man in Norway appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Wearables, Trends, Apple Watch, Norway, Fall Detection


Samsung is ditching plastic packaging

Samsung Electronics said Sunday it will replace plastic packaging used for its bevy of products from mobile phones and tablets to home appliances and wearables with paper and other  environmentally sustainable materials like recycled/bio-based plastics. Samsung will start making the switch in the first half of the year. The company aims to only use paper packaging materials certified by forestry initiatives by next year. By 2030, Samsung says it plans to use 500,000 tons of recycled plastics...
Tags: Wearables, Technology, Samsung, Articles, Tech, Companies, Mobile Phones, Plastic, Recycling, Packaging, Samsung Electronics, Water Conservation, Bio, Head, Mass Production, Plastics


NAMA Digest: Developments at Ola, IIT-Madras, Facebook, Google and more

Transport The Bangalore Transport Department has issued notices to Ola and Uber for not disabling child-lock on their cabs, pointing out that only 20% of the city’s 100,000 cabs have disabled child-lock, according to the Economic Times. The transport department has disabled the feature in... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Mobile, Facebook, Ecommerce, Uber, Wearables, News, Internet, Advertising, Ai, Fossil, Bangalore, Ola, Economic Times, Maruti Suzuki


10 top features you should be using on your Apple Watch

The Apple Watch can do more than just tell you the time, but you may not be aware of all the different functions it has. Our list of the 10 most often used functions and features will help you understand what it can really do. The post 10 top features you should be using on your Apple Watch appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Features, Tips, Apple Watch, How To Use


With weeklong battery life, the new Honor Watches are a real Dream to wear

Honor has unveiled the new Honor View 20, one of the best smartphones of the year. Alongside it, however, the company also took the wraps off of the new Honor Watch Magic and Honor Watch Dream. The post With weeklong battery life, the new Honor Watches are a real Dream to wear appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Honor, Honor Watch Magic, Honor Watch, Honor Watch Dream


Take a dip in the sea with Mobvoi’s new Ticwatch E2 and Ticwatch S2

Quality smartwatches don't have to be expensive and Mobvoi's Ticwatch proves that. At CES 2019, Mobvoi took the opportunity to take the wraps off the Ticwatch S2 and the Ticwatch E2. Both watches are available now. The post Take a dip in the sea with Mobvoi’s new Ticwatch E2 and Ticwatch S2 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Wearables, News, Trends, Mobvoi, Ticwatch, Wear OS, CES 2019, Ticwatch E2, Ticwatch S2


Mobvoi TicWatch E2 review

Want a smartwatch that can track heart rate, has GPS, and interact with notifications — for cheap? Mobvoi’s Google Wear OS-based TicWatch E2 can do it all, for just $160. The post Mobvoi TicWatch E2 review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Wearables, Smartwatch, Android Wear, Trends, Mobvoi, Mobvoi TicWatch E2


Tizen 4 arriving on Samsung’s Gear S3 and Gear Sport smartwatches

Samsung is updating the Gear S3 Classic, Gear S3 Frontier, and the Gear Sport to the newest version of Tizen 4. Along with of some little tweaks to usability and quality-of-life, Samsung has added some new features. The post Tizen 4 arriving on Samsung’s Gear S3 and Gear Sport smartwatches appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Wearables, News, Samsung, Trends, Smartwatches, Gear S3, Gear Sport, Tizen 4


The best Apple Watch bands and straps for 2019

If you have an Apple Watch, you know how easy it is to take off the strap it came with, so why not buy yourself another one? Here, we've gathered the best Apple Watch bands we've seen so far. There's something for everyone. The post The best Apple Watch bands and straps for 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Apple Watch, Bands, Buying Guides, Straps, Accessory of the Week


Amazon Is Rolling Out a 'Robotic Tech Vest' to Keep Workers From Getting Hit by Robots

Amazon has begun rolling out a “new worker safety wearable” to over 25 of its locations over the past year, TechCrunch reported on Friday—namely, a “Robotic Tech Vest” that alerts robots to the location of workers within a facility in order to prevent workplace accidents.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Wearables, Science, Technology, Safety, Automation, Robots, OSHA, E Commerce, Robotic Tech Vest


Here are some common AirPods problems, and how to fix them

Apple’s AirPods are among the best fully wireless earbuds we’ve seen, but they’re not perfect. If you’re having trouble, take a look at our guide to the most common problems and what you can do to fix them. The post Here are some common AirPods problems, and how to fix them appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Home Theater, AirPods, Apple AirPods, Fully Wireless Earbuds


Alphabet’s Verily scores FDA clearance for its ECG monitor

Big week for Google wearable news — which, honestly, is not a phrase I expected to write in 2019. But a day after the company announced an agreement to purchase Fossil’s wearable technology for $40 million, Alphabet-owned research group Verily just scored FDA clearance for its electrocardiogram (ECG) technology. The clearance pertains specifically to the company’s Study Watch. The device, which was announced back in 2017, shouldn’t be confused with the company’s more consumer-facing Wear OS ...
Tags: Apple, Health, Google, Wearables, Tech, Fda, Verily


Swatchpay: Everything you need to know

Swatch has announced its Swatchpay technology is now available in Switzerland, enabling mobile payments from your Swatch watch. It works in a similar way to Apple Pay and Google Pay. Here's everything about it. The post Swatchpay: Everything you need to know appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Google, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Switzerland, Swatchpay



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