Wearables

Google is bringing the second edition of its eye-wearable device — Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2, with improved camera, USB Type-C port and safety frames. Google Glass is a small, lightweight wearable computer with a transparent display that brings information into your line of sight. “Glass Enterprise Edition 2 helps businesses further improve the efficiency of
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Digital fitness startup MevoLife recently launched the MevoFit Slim + HR fitness band in India. In a marketplace that is flooded with fitness bands, the MevoFit Slim + HR stands out because of its target audience. This wearable is aimed at women and is packed with female-centric features. The band helps women keep track of
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Led by Apple Watch, global smartwatch shipments grew at 48 percent year-on-year (YoY) in the first quarter of 2019, Counterpoint Research said on Friday. Top nine brands contribute to 75 percent of the market shipment and Samsung, Fitbit, and Huawei grew exponentially in the quarter, said Counterpoint’s “Global Smartwatch Tracker”. Apple with 35.8 percent led
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Wearable device maker Fitbit reported better-than expected first-quarter results and reaffirmed its full-year revenue forecast on Wednesday, as it sells more smartwatches and wearable devices that track health at affordable prices. Shares of the company rose 1.5 percent to $5.45 (roughly Rs. 380) in late trade. Fitbit, which helped pioneer the wearable devices craze, posted year-over-year
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Photo Credit: YouTube/ Google Google introduced swipeable quick actions on Wear OS back in August last year, providing users a more convenient way to access notifications and other relevant information with a simple swipe gesture. Expanding on it, Google has now announced Tiles, a new take on the swipe-based information interface. Tiles are basically ‘at
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Apple shares rose nearly 5 percent on Wednesday, pushing the iPhone maker’s market valuation back toward $1 trillion (roughly Rs. 70,00,000 crores) as its quarterly report and upbeat forecast soothed investors worried about falling iPhone sales. Apple has been jockeying with Microsoft and Amazon.com for the title of most valuable US company as all three have passed the
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Smartwatches have been around for quite some time now and we have seen multiple manufacturers trying to crack the segment. Google’s Wear OS platform has not gathered as much traction as Apple has managed with the Apple Watch. Since software and hardware options are limited, some manufacturers including Samsung and Huawei have opted for their
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If you are in the market looking for a budget fitness tracker, you have a few options to choose from. You can go for the tried and tested Mi Band 3, which tracks activity quite well, or the Honor Band 4 which has more features and tracks sleep as well. In a market that is
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Facebook has accidentally shipped thousands of virtual reality (VR) controllers – Oculus Touch – with “Easter Egg” messages inscribed on internal components. The messages on VR units have phrases like “This Space For Rent” and “The Masons Were Here,” and some of the developer units have “Hi iFixit! We See You!” and “Big Brother Is
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The Honor Band 4 Running Edition is an activity tracker geared towards runners, but it isn’t your standard wristband. In fact, this product does not have GPS or a heart rate sensor, and cannot track runs when you wear it on your wrist. Instead, the Honor Band 4 Running Edition ships with an accessory that
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