Xiaomi Mi Band 2 review: Reasonably priced fitness tracking

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One of the most popular wearables going right now is the fitness tracker, but brands like FitBit can cost a fortune. The Mi Band 2 from Xiaomi is a reasonably priced fitness tracker that does the basics really well. Check out our full Mi Band 2 review! Mi Band 2 Specifications Bluetooth version Bluetooth 4.0 … Read more

Next Apple Watch may have a micro-LED display

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The Apple Watch marked Apple’s first foray into OLED displays, now the next generation may see a micro-LED display. That is according to Digitimes who pulled its information from Apple suppliers. These suppliers claim that a micro-LED display will be on the Apple Watch come 2017. A micro-LED display would most likely extend the battery … Read more

Best Buy deep cuts Apple Watch for Father’s Day

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Best Buy is offering some deep cuts on the Apple Watch for Father’s Day if you purchase and activate an iPhone to go along with it. The retailer is offering a $250 discount on Apple Watches across the board. This means you can snag the lowest Sport model for a mere $49. Of course, you … Read more

Jawbone Quashes Rumors Of Exiting Wearables Market

The month of May brought about articles from Tech Insider and Fortune describing a dire situation building over at Jawbone. According to the the posts, Jawbone was ceasing production and development of wearables and Bluetooth speakers, selling off existing inventory to third-party sellers, and possibly closing up shop. It seems those reports may have been prematurely … Read more

Thin Ice: Wearable Weight Loss Vest

Many of us would like to lose some weight. I know that personally I’ve got more than a few pounds to lose. Until those fantastic nanoparticles that MIT is working on come to fruition, we’ll just have to figure out another way, right? Thin Ice is a new wearable that wants to help with our weight loss … Read more

Apple Drops Price On Apple Watch $299

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Tim Cook took to the stage today to make a few announcements regarding the Apple Watch, none of which were earth shattering. In short, Apple dropped the price on the Apple Watch to $299 and introduced new watch bands for the “most popular smartwatch” available. After going through the typical sales pitch and numbers of Apple Watches … Read more

TYLT VU Pulse Adds Heart Rate Monitoring And Wireless Charging To Pebble Time

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One of the companies we’ve continually worked with since starting Techaeris has been TYLT and now they’re back with another Kickstarter campaign. This time  the company’s focus is squarely on Pebble. The TYLT VU Pulse is a protective case with wireless charging and heart rate monitoring capabilities for your Pebble Time. It’s a really nifty … Read more

Meet The Xwatch, $100 And Possibly Running Full Android

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Wearables (particularly smartwatches) haven’t truly hit the mainstream like manufactures would have liked, I attribute it to high price points. So maybe the Bluboo Xwatch can break that mold and deliver a smartwatch that is both beautifully crafted and affordable. The Xwatch is a looker, at least from the photos we’ve seen, and it seems … Read more

The Bumper Apple Watch Case Review: Real Protection

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So you bought an Apple Watch and you tend to be the rough sort who bumps into things. If you are that type of person who’s typically rough on your equipment you’re going to need some protection for that Apple Watch. Back in March 2015 an Indiegogo campaign sprouted up for a new Apple Watch … Read more

[CES 2016] Here’s Our CES 2016 Predictions

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As we gear up for the Consumer Electronics Show this week, we thought we’d hit you with our CES 2016 predictions. From VR to connected homes, we think there’s going to be no stone unturned when it comes to the biggest electronics show of the year. Let’s dive in! Jamie Moxon 2016 – The year … Read more

Snowy Is A Personal Assistant For Pebble Time

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The personal assistant is a feature many smart device owners simply cannot live without. Google Now, Cortana, Alexa and yes even Siri have become invaluable tools for many smart device users. Now you can get that same personal assistant treatment if you’re the owner of a Pebble Time. A new app for Pebble Time has … Read more

Google Adds Designer Watch Faces For Android Wear

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Are you rocking an Android Wear device? In need of a new watch face? Something dressy? Playful? Google just added designer watch faces for Android Wear and you can pick them up now, free. Google realizes that more actual “watch” companies are embracing Android Wear (Fossil and TAG Heuer) and they need to offer up … Read more

Apple Watch Review: Useful But Is It Worth The Price?

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In my Moto 360 V2 review I admitted to changing my mind a bit about smartwatches. My initial impression was that smartwatches were redundant and really not needed. I mean, I can do everything by pulling my phone out and more. Why would I need a smartwatch? So the single most convenient thing about a smartwatch … Read more

Chaotic Moon Looks To Reinvent Wearables With Tech Tats

Wearable devices are still somewhat in their infancy. We’ve really just seen the first generations of many devices (most recently smartwatches) that attempt to provide functionality in different form factors. Wearables may become increasingly prevalent in the future, and one company is re-thinking what a wearable device can be with Tech Tats.  Chaotic Moon is … Read more

LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition Sales Stopped Due To Hardware Issue

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LG has stopped sales of its LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition due to what the company is calling hardware issues. The only clue we have as to the problem is a message from LG to The Verge stating the watch was pulled due to hardware issues that affect day-to-day operation. Both Verizon and AT&T have … Read more

Apple watchOS 2.0.1 Rolls Out With New Emoji And Bug Fixes

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Apple watchOS 2.0.1 started rolling out to users today with a variety of bug fixes and the new emoji characters everyone has been raving about. Included in the bug fixes are fixes for software update stalls, improved battery performance, syncing issues with Calendar, location information and other minor issues. We’ve been using the Apple Watch … Read more

Huawei Watch Review: This One Is A Looker

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Without question the wearables market continues to be the one of most buzzed about tech spaces currently out there. Whether it’s opinion that the space is declining or opinion the space is growing, people are talking about it. With the release of the Apple Watch many analysts predicted that wearables might take off. We now … Read more

Samsung Gear S2 Will Make A Home At T-Mobile November 15th

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The Samsung Gear S2 looks to be heads and tails improved over Samsung’s previous bulky Star Trek watches. With a stunning classic circular design, the Gear S2 looks like it should give the Huawei Watch and Moto 360 V2 at least a little competition. Now T-Mobile has just announced they will be carrying the Samsung … Read more

Martian Envoy G10 Review: A Smartwatch That Doesn’t Distract

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Apple’s hoopla release of the Apple Watch and Google’s continued push of Android Wear is currently taking up the majority of the headlines and press. While the offerings from both companies are good and they do what they do well, not everyone is ready for a touch screen interface on their wrists. A smartwatch doesn’t … Read more

Tech Wearables Are Getting Smaller – An Apple Ring May Be In Our Future

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According to the US Patent & Trademark Office in a report published this morning, Apple has applied for a patent titled “Devices and Methods for a Ring Computing Device.” The abstract goes further on to describe a voice activated ring device: A user controls an external electronic device with a finger-ring-mounted touchscreen that includes a … Read more

LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition Has Cellular Capability

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The new LG Watch Urbane 2nd edition was just announced by LG and it comes sporting full cellular capabilities making it the first Android Wear cellphone watch. This means you can conceivably leave your phone at home and still make calls and text. The watch can also play music without the need for your phone … Read more

Apple Watch OS2 Intros Time Travel, Transit, And iTranslate

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Apple took to the stage today to start its two hour plus presentation of all it’s various new products and features starting with Apple Watch OS2. Tim Cook claims a 97% customer satisfaction rating with Apple Watch hardware and also introduced several new watch faces for the device. New for Apple Watch OS2 is third party … Read more

Apple Watch Burns Caused By “Wearing It Wrong”?

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When Apple had issues with reception quality on its iPhone 4, the company’s reaction to the problem was that customers were holding it wrong. Which makes this story all the more humorous. Canadian Annie Hoang had been wearing her Apple Watch for 7 hours and decided to take it off. To her shock she found … Read more

The Huawei Watch Unveiled At IFA 2015

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The wearables geek population has been clamoring for this announcement for months and it’s finally here, the Huawei watch unveiled at IFA 2015 is looking good and a bit pricey! Starting today, consumers can pre-order the Huawei Watch on GetHuawei.com, Google Store, Amazon.com and BestBuy.com. General availability and pre-order shipments begin September 17th. Six models with … Read more

First Look At The Moto 360 Sport And Launch Date Set

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Twitter leaker @upleaks has our first look at the Moto 360 Sport and website TechTimes says Lenovo is set to announce both watches September 8th in Shanghai. The Moto 360 Sport is an interesting looking watch and definitely has the sport look to it. According to @upleaks the Sport will have a Hybrid Display optimized for … Read more

Android Wear Now Works With iPhones, Officially

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Google has just announced through its official blog that Android Wear now officially works with iPhones. A few days ago Huawei kind of let the cat out of the bag with an Amazon listing for its Huawei watch and there has been plenty of rumors about iPhone support for Android Wear coming leading up to now. Now it … Read more

Could Android Wear Be Making Its Way To iOS Shortly?

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Huawei just put their new watch up for pre-order on Amazon and one of the most interesting little tidbits in that listing was compatibility with iOS 8.2. We’ve written before that Android Wear needs iOS support to be more successful than Apple Watch. If you can’t get iPhone users to switch to Android, at least … Read more