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79 clever and thoughtful gifts for him — at every budget

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Hollis Johnson/Crystal Cox/Business Insider Whether he's your brother, partner, dad, or friend, chances are you probably have a man in your life who you're planning on getting a gift for.To make shopping easy for you, we came up with a list of 79 great gifts for him. They cover all budgets, tastes, and work for pretty much every guy in your life. Need more gift ideas? Check out our all Insider Revi...
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This Smartwatch Has a Baffling Price

Your average smartwatch brand usually puts out at least two types of watches: a premium flagship smartwatch, and a more cost-conscious alternative with about 75% of the flagship’s features. Samsung does it (Galaxy Watch 3 and the Galaxy Watch Active2), Fitbit does it (Fitbit Sense and Versa 3), and now with the Apple…Read more...
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The Skagen Falster 3 is the best Wear OS smartwatch, thanks to its minimalist Scandinavian style

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Simon Hill/Business Insider The Skagen Falster 3 is a Wear OS smartwatch that pairs perfectly with Android phones and offers all the features you're likely to want in a smartwatch.Fans of understated, minimalist design will love wearing this watch, and Skagen's aesthetic carries through to a great choice of bands and watch faces.The weak link here is Google's Wear OS software, which has under-cooke...
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Amazfit Might Have Made the Best Budget Smartwatch

Smartwatches under $200 keep getting more advanced and more worth your money, but the newly launched Amazfit GTR 2 and GTS 2 could actually pose a threat to the “budget” options from more well-known smartwatch brands. At $180, both the Amazfit GTR 2 and GTS 2 offer feature sets that punch way above their price. Read more...
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Even Google Puts Wear OS Second

In what can only be described as a self-own, Google has released a YouTube Music app for the Apple Watch... before making an equivalent version for its own smartwatch platform, Wear OS. Read more...
Tags: Google, Wearables, Science, Smartwatches, Wear OS


How to connect your Apple Watch to a Wi-Fi connection and unlock all of its features

You can connect your Apple Watch to the same Wi-Fi network as your iPhone. REUTERS/Mike Segar Knowing how to connect your Apple Watch to Wi-Fi can unlock a whole host of new features. You can use an Apple Watch without a Wi-Fi connection or a paired iPhone, but you won't be able to receive messages, stream music, and more. You can connect your Apple Watch to Wi-Fi using the Settings app on your watch. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. To take full advantage ...
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The best smartwatch deals you can shop before Prime Day 2020

If a new smartwatch is on your wish list, you don't need to wait until Prime Day to pick up a bargain.
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Apple's cheaper Apple Watch SE is the best Apple Watch for most people

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The Apple Watch SE Lisa Eadicicco/Business Insider The $280 Apple Watch SE offers the right mix of affordability and features for most people.It has the same processor as last year's Series 5, a large display, and most of the same fitness features as the $400 Series 6.But the SE lacks an always-on display, meaning it turns into a black square when idle on your wrist just like Apple's older smartwatc...
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This $70 Smartwatch Is Actually Better Than Some Fitbits

The old adage, “You get what you pay for,” is usually true, and when it comes to gadgets, doubly so. But every once in awhile you find a product that punches above its price tag. The Amazfit Bip S is one of those devices.Read more...
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35 gift ideas for him that you can get on Amazon for less than $100

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Speks magnets are a fun fidget toy he can play with to build shapes, and they make a great gift. Amazon Finding the right gifts for the men in your life can be tough, so we rounded up a helpful list of gifts that they're sure to enjoy. Each gift is available on Amazon for less than $100 and with two-day shipping for Prime members, which might come in handy for last-minute shoppers.Amazon Prime Day i...
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Here's How to Take Your ECG on the Fitbit Sense

Last month, the Food and Drug Administration said Fitbit could have a little treat in the form of clearance for its ECG app. As of today, that app is now live for anyone in the U.S. (as well as some countries in Europe and Asia) with a brand spanking new Fitbit Sense. Read more...
Tags: Wearables, Asia, Europe, Science, Smartwatches, Food And Drug Administration, Fitbit, Consumer Tech, ECG, Fitbit Sense


Polar's Newest Smartwatch Sounds Perfect for Fitness Wonks

While some of us are perfectly happy with closing basic activity rings, there are also data nerds among us who love to comb through a mountain of metrics to measure progress. For those folks, there’s Polar’s latest flagship smartwatch, the Vantage V2.Read more...
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Fossil's New Smartwatches Could Leave Wear OS Fans Feeling the Lag

For better or worse, Fossil makes the bulk of Wear OS smartwatches on the market thanks to its huge stable of designer brands. (Seriously, it’s not a trade show without 5,000 Fossil smartwatches that all kind of do the same thing.) But this fall, instead of launching a Gen 6 smartwatch, Fossil announced today it’s…Read more...
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The Apple Watch Series 6 is packed with more health tracking tech than ever, but you don't need to splurge on Apple's most expensive watch to get the best features

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Lisa Eadicicco/Business Insider The $400 Apple Watch Series 6 brings advancements like blood oxygen readings, a brighter always-on display, and faster charging.Blood oxygen saturation refers to the percentage of oxygen your red blood cells distribute throughout your body.The blood oxygen reader has been generally consistent during the two weeks I've spent using the watch, but since it's not meant f...
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Just Get the Apple Watch SE

For months, it was rumored that Apple would introduce a budget smartwatch—an affordable alternative to its flagship device, much like the iPhone SE. And it did exactly that, down to the name: The $280 Apple Watch SE is a cheaper version of the $400 Series 6. But Apple also kept the $200 Series 3 in its lineup, which…Read more...
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For the Last Time, Please Don't Buy the Apple Watch Series 3

Well, well, well. Despite begging every higher power that I wouldn’t have to write yet another blog about why folks shouldn’t buy the Apple Watch Series 3 anymore, a 9to5 Mac report notes that several Series 3 owners have reported that their watches are randomly rebooting since upgrading to watchOS 7. So here we are…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Wearables, Science, Smartwatches, Consumer Tech, Apple Watch Series 3, Please Dont Make Me Write About This Anymore


Samsung Is Activating Its Smartwatch ECG Feature Today, but There's a Catch

Samsung may have first made an ECG-capable smartwatch with the Galaxy Watch Active2, but it wasn’t until earlier this summer that it actually got clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to enable the medical-grade feature. That announcement came in dramatic fashion at its Unpacked event in August, where…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Wearables, Science, Samsung, Smartwatches, Consumer Tech, U S Food and Drug Administration, ECG, Galaxy Watch 3, Theres A Catch, Galaxy Watch Active2


The Fitbit Sense Is One Hell of an Ambitious Smartwatch

The Fitbit Sense is a smartwatch that has a lot to prove.Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Wearables, Science, Smartwatches, Fitbit, Fitness Trackers, Consumer Tech, We Knew You Could Do It Fitbit, Fitbit Sense Review


Apple just released 2 brand new Apple Watches today — here are the biggest differences between them

The Apple Watch Series 6 (left) and Apple Watch SE (right). Lisa Eadicicco/Business Insider Apple is launching two new Apple Watches on Friday: the $400 Apple Watch Series 6 and $280 Apple Watch SE. The Apple Watch Series 6 is Apple's new high-end watch, while the SE is a more affordable version. The Series 6 comes with a blood oxygen reader, the ability to take an ECG, and an always-on display, unlike the SE. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In typical Apple fashion, th...
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How to pre-order the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE

The Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE, two hotly-anticipated new smartwatches, will be available this month, but you can order them right now.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Smartwatches, Apple Watch, Buying Guides, Pre-orders, Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE


I've been using the new Apple Watch Series 6 for a few hours. These are the 5 biggest changes I noticed right away.

Lisa Eadicicco/Business Insider Apple announced the Apple Watch Series 6 on Tuesday, introducing blood-oxygen monitoring among other improvements. The watch also comes in new blue and red color options. Overall, the Series 6 seems like a modest improvement over the Series 5, but broadens Apple's health ambitions.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple finally unveiled its anticipated Apple Watch Series 6 on Tuesday, a refreshed model that comes with a faster processor,...
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You Don't Sacrifice Much with the Apple Watch SE

Everybody loves a good deal, and after playing around a bit with the Apple Watch SE, I have to say, this watch feels like an extremely good deal.Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Wearables, Science, Smartwatches, Apple Watch, Consumer Tech, Apple Watch SE


A closer look at the new Apple Watches

I’m very much still working on a full review of the new Apple Watches — specifically the Series 6. As of this posting, I’ve had the wearables in my possession (and on my person) for a little under 24 hours. It’s a special circumstance attributable to the virtual nature of this week’s event. Simply put, it has given me significantly more time than I would traditionally get amid the press scrum after an Apple event, but not nearly enough to feel comfortable calling this a full review. It’s impo...
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Apple is challenging Peloton in the race to dominate the future of fitness

Apple Apple unveiled a new fitness service called Apple Fitness Plus on Tuesday. The service, like Peloton, offers digital fitness classes led by charismatic trainers that can be viewed on your phone, iPad, or Apple TV. It's unclear if Apple will be able to challenge Peloton's appeal, considering Peloton has built a fervent, cult-like following and community. Regardless, Apple Fitness Plus is an important part of Apple's long-term plan for the Apple Watch, enabling it to keep users hooked...
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Apple is challenging Peloton in the race to dominate the future of fitness — and it says a lot about its master plan for the Apple Watch

Apple Apple unveiled a new fitness service called Apple Fitness Plus on Tuesday. The service, like Peloton, offers digital fitness classes led by charismatic trainers that can be viewed on your phone, iPad, or Apple TV. It's unclear if Apple will be able to challenge Peloton's appeal, considering Peleton has built a fervent, cult-like following and community. Regardless, Apple Fitness Plus is an important part of Apple's long-term plan for the Apple Watch, enabling it to keep users hooked...
Tags: Apple, Health, Facebook, Samsung, Trends, Tech, Analysis, Netflix, Smartwatches, Apple Watch, Cnbc, Apple Apple, Peloton, Tech Insider, Lisa Eadicicco, Peleton


Do Not Buy the Apple Watch Series 3 Over the Watch SE

Another September, another Apple Event, and this year, we got two new Apple Watch models: the Apple Watch Series 6 and the Apple Watch SE. But do you know which watch is also still around? The Series 3. And, I know the Series 3's $200 price tag is enticing—a steal, even—but for the love of everything holy, I am here…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Smartwatches, Apple Watch, Consumer Tech, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple Watch SE, Apple September 2020


Samsung Galaxy Watch3 45mm Titanium model announced

Recently, Samsung at its first virtual Unpacked Event announced the Galaxy Watch3 Stainless Steel alongside the Galaxy Note20 Series, Galaxy Tab S7 series and Galaxy Buds Live. The Stainless Steel model of the Galaxy Watch 3 was on sale till now, and today, Samsung has also launched the Galaxy Watch3 Titanium model in the US. … Continue reading "Samsung Galaxy Watch3 45mm Titanium model announced"
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Fitbit Sense smartwatch can soon detect atrial fibrillation via the Fitbit ECG app

When Fitbit introduced their latest Sense health smartwatch last month in India, Fitbit also revealed their new ECG app, capable of taking an on-spot reading of a user’s heart reading at any time. Fitbit has finally received clearance from the USA FDA and CE in the EU for allowing the Fitbit ECG app to assess … Continue reading "Fitbit Sense smartwatch can soon detect atrial fibrillation via the Fitbit ECG app"
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Fitbit Sense's ECG App Is Now FDA-Cleared, Just Like the Apple Watch

Late last month, Fitbit threw a Hail Mary—and pulled it off—when the wearables company unveiled its fall lineup. At the center of was a new Sense smartwatch, which among other snazzy features has the ability to take electrocardiogram readings to monitor for atrial fibrillation—pending clearance from the U.S. Food and…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Gadgets, Wearables, Science, Samsung, Smartwatches, Fda, Fitbit, Consumer Tech, ECG, U S Food, Fitbit Sense