Apple still leading the wearable charge ahead of Xiaomi…

Apple still leading the wearable charge ahead of Xiaomi...

The Apple Watch is helping the company rule the wearable roost in 2019, according to the latest report from analytics firm IDC. In the latest edition of its Worldwide Quarterly Device Tracker, IDC put Apple out on top in terms of shipment volume and market share, ahead of Xiaomi, with the Mi Band 3 makers […]

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Amazon is working on a wearable that can read your emot…

Amazon is working on a wearable that can read your emot...

An Amazon patent granted in 2018 describes ways for making Alexa more aware of your physical or emotional state. Amazon/USPTO Amazon is reportedly working on a health and wellness device that could figure out how you feel before you do.  The e-commerce giant detailed a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotion, according to […]

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Bragi’s wearable exit proves just how hard it is to mak…

Bragi's wearable exit proves just how hard it is to mak...

There was an air of inevitability about Bragi’s decision to sell its Dash business, ultimately signalling the end of its foray into the world of wearables. In recent meetings with the company, talk began to shift slightly away from its Dash smart earbuds to building its nanoAI platform. A platform that would make it easier […]

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​And Finally: Samsung’s wearable smartphone revealed

​And Finally: Samsung’s wearable smartphone revealed

Welcome to And Finally, our home for the stories of the week that are unsubstantiated, rumoured, and just require massive caveats. In the week that we saw the Mi Band 4 announced, informally, in an earnings call at Xiaomi – there’s plenty else going on. Fitbit’s new devices look strong and the Apple Watch keeps […]

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Puma’s wearable future goes beyond smartwatches and sel…

Puma's wearable future goes beyond smartwatches and sel...

15 January 2019. Nike introduces its Adapt BB basketball shoe. A sneaker designed for basketball players where the fit of the shoe could be adjusted from a smartphone or by manual touch. Self-lacing shoes had officially gone from sci-fi fantasy to sports store reality. Just a matter of weeks later, Puma unveiled its own self […]

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CNET Asks: Do you want a wearable smartphone?

CNET Asks: Do you want a wearable smartphone?

Smartphone design just got taken to another level. Nubia, an associate company to Chinese telecommunications company ZTE, just unveiled the world’s first wearable smart phone at MWC 2019. The smartphone, (or is it a smartwatch?), named the Nubia Alpha, looks like something out of a sci-fi novel, and it’s a first step toward the wearable […]

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The Fitbit you can’t buy on your own | Wearable Tech

The Fitbit you can’t buy on your own | Wearable Tech

Fitbit’s new fitness tracker is reportedly the company’s cheapest yet, but you’ll need company to get one. Or rather be in one, because the Fitbit Inspire is exclusively available to corporate employees and health insurance members. The plan is that the fitness tracker will be fully subsidised and issued by the bulk, whether by a company that […]

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British fashion company launches wearable payment brace…

British fashion company launches wearable payment brace...

Bristol-based Tovi Sorga has joined the growing ranks of companies offering wearable payment solutions. The company has launched leather contactless payment bracelets, which can be connected to any UK Visa or MasterCard debit or credit card. The technology behind the fashion is bPay by Barclaycard. Each slim-line bracelet features bPay’s latest contactless flexi-chip that is seamlessly integrated into the […]

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If Smart Watch Commercials Were Honest – Honest Ads

If Smart Watch Commercials Were Honest - Honest Ads
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University focusses on digital health | Wearable Tech

University focusses on digital health | Wearable Tech

Academics at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) have teamed up with healthcare and industry professionals to promote the use of the latest digital technology to improve patient care. DMU has launched its new Digital Health and Care Unit to deploy market-ready digital technology and collaborate with primary care teams to identify a pool of up […]

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