Fossil Collider hybrid smartwatch with e-ink display ge…

Fossil Collider hybrid smartwatch with e-ink display ge...

Welcome to And finally, your weekly round-up of wearables news, plus a dose of some of the stories you may have missed. And there has been plenty going on this week. We heard a report that Google cancelled a Pixel Watch back in 2016, reveal what Google bought from Fossil for $40 million (more on […]

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The stylish Fossil Q Venture HR smartwatch is as low as…

The stylish Fossil Q Venture HR smartwatch is as low as...

If you’re looking for a smartwatch with an elegant design, the Fossil Q Venture HR is one of the classiest out there. Right now, it can be had for as low as $150.36 if you opt for the rose gold with grey leather band option. Amazon: Fossil Q Venture HR That’s the cheapest this particular […]

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Oppo smartwatch is in the works

Oppo smartwatch is in the works

Welcome to And finally, our weekly round-up of goings on in the world of wearables in the past week. And it’s been a busy one for new wearables to get excited about. Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy Watch Active 2 and days later revealed there was going to be a Galaxy Watch Active 2 Under […]

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Apple Watch dominates smartwatch space ahead of Samsung…

Apple Watch dominates smartwatch space ahead of Samsung...

A new report from Strategy Analytics has shown that 12.3 million smartwatches were shipped in Q2 2019, which is a year-on-year growth rate of 44%. In the same quarter of 2018, 8.6 million units were shipped, an indication of the scale of growth at play in the smartwatch space. Another report recently valued the market […]

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Apple still tops growing global smartwatch market

Apple Watch could get MicroLED display next year, repor...

Apple Watch has the global smartwatch market in hand. Érika García/CNET The global smartwatch market is experiencing what one analyst called “impressive” growth. And Apple is still leading the way, by a wide margin. Manufacturers shipped 12 million smartwatches during the second quarter of 2019, a 44% increase over the same quarter last year, market […]

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Apple Watch vs. Amazfit Bip: The $80 smartwatch alterna…

Apple Watch vs. Amazfit Bip: The $80 smartwatch alterna...

The Apple Watch has fantastic health-tracking features and is one of the best smartwatches you can buy. It does come at a price, and if you want the Series 4 (which is the latest model), it will cost you at least $400 — although you can currently find the aluminum version a little cheaper on Amazon, […]

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Amazfit Bip smartwatch dips to $64 (Update: Expired)

Amazfit Bip smartwatch dips to $64 (Update: Expired)

The Amazfit Bip, shown here with the orange bezel, is an incredible value at $64. Sarah Tew/CNET Honestly, I hadn’t touched my Amazfit Bip for several months. Most days I wear my Apple Watch, but with a four-day vacation looming and no desire to hassle with charging it, I reached for the Bip. I’m glad […]

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Fitbit retires a bunch of smartwatch apps as Labs prove…

Fitbit retires a bunch of smartwatch apps as Labs prove...

Fitbit Labs, the company’s branch that builds apps and watch faces for its smartwatches, has apparently not been a hit, with Fitbit announcing it will retire several of its creations. Fitbit says it will be removing the New Parent, Tennis and Think Fast apps on 15 June, as well as the Mood Log clock face. […]

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How to use Samsung Pay on your smartwatch

How to use Samsung Pay on your smartwatch

Wireless payments are one of the most used smartwatch features – and Samsung Pay is just as proficient as rivals in allowing contactless taps from the wrist. You can’t set up the service with a Wear OS device or an Apple Watch, but those with a Samsung smartwatch are able to set up and use […]

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Apple Watch: Best tips to make you a smartwatch ninja

Apple Watch: Best tips to make you a smartwatch ninja

When the Apple Watch was first announced, it was half fitness tracker, half notification device. With cellular connectivity and several software updates, the watch has become a miniature iPhone, only with a heavy dose of health and fitness features. Heck, there’s even a chance that the Apple Watch Series 4, in combination with an app, can […]

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