Apple Watch Series 3 38mm is back at Walmart for $199

Apple Watch Series 3 38mm is back at Walmart for $199

The Apple Watch Series 3 is arguably the single best smartwatch option for iPhone owners right now. Sarah Tew/CNET If you’re looking for the best deal on an iPhone, I say look to last year’s models. How about the best deal on an Apple Watch? Same story. Exhibit A: For a limited time, and while […]

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Nintendo Labo VR kit review: The Switch makes virtual m…

Nintendo Labo VR kit review: The Switch makes virtual m...

Nintendo Labo VR. Sarah Tew/CNET Nintendo’s late entry to the world of VR is finally here. Yes, it’s made of cardboard. Yes, it’s weird. But the ideas inside are probably unlike anything else you’ve tried before. It’s impossible not to think of Google Cardboard when putting together Nintendo’s Labo VR Kit construction set, which I […]

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The Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch hits an all-time low: $1…

The Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch hits an all-time low: $1...

Hey, a smartwatch that actually looks like a watch? Nice. Sarah Tew/CNET Michigan cheeps! I have two more library programs coming up, including a new one on cord-cutting! First, I’ll be at the Warren Public Library (Civic Center) tomorrow, April 9, at 6:30 p.m. The topic: My favorite ways to save money when shopping online. […]

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The Apple Watch ECG detected something strange about my…

The Apple Watch ECG detected something strange about my...

When I first started testing out the new electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) feature on the Apple Watch Series 4 — which launched in December with the update to Watch OS 5.1.2 — the last thing I expected was to find something abnormal about my heart rhythm. But that’s exactly what happened when I was cross-referencing the Watch’s […]

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New AirPods and my face, nearly three years later

New AirPods and my face, nearly three years later

Wireless earbuds have been revolutionized since 2016, and AirPods have become iconic. New York City, and my daily commute, are perfect examples. For months, I had commuted as the Lone AirPod Guy back in late 2016. Now, who isn’t wearing them? I remember putting AirPods on for the first time, and not knowing what to think. Photo […]

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AirPods (2nd generation) from all angles

AirPods (2nd generation) from all angles

Apple Airpods (2nd generation) While they look almost identical to the originals, the second-generation AirPods are definitely better in small ways that a lot of people will appreciate, including Apple’s new H1 chip that supports Bluetooth 5.0, improved audio synchronization and always-on Siri. Published:March 28, 2019Caption:David CarnoyPhoto:Sarah Tew/CNET

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Magic Leap heads to AT&T stores, along with AR Game of …

Magic Leap heads to AT&T stores, along with AR Game of ...

Magic Leap will meets GoT. Sarah Tew/CNET Westeros will show up in augmented reality, if you happen to be in Boston, Chicago or San Francisco. AT&T has announced that three US stores will be selling Magic Leap One Creator Edition AR headsets starting April 1 (no joke), along with unique AR experiences tied to Game […]

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Google VR controller patent adds location, orientation …

Google VR controller patent adds location, orientation ...

Google’s VR and AR designs have suddenly gained more weight now that its Stadia game platform has been revealed. USPTO/Google A Google patent application published Thursday gives us a look at the way VR systems could improve their understanding of where your hands are. The patent, uncovered earlier by Patently Mobile, lays out a “VR […]

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Oculus Rift S and Quest: Hands-on with Facebook’s $399 …

The Oculus Rift S (left) and Oculus Quest (right) are both arriving this spring, and both cost $399. John Kim/CNET Facebook doesn’t just have one VR headset coming this year. It has two. At the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Facebook announced the Oculus Rift S, a new version of the PC-connected Oculus Rift […]

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Omron HeartGuide: My life with a blood pressure smartwa…

Omron HeartGuide: My life with a blood pressure smartwa...

The Omron HeartGuide: blood pressure on the go. Sarah Tew/CNET In the middle of a conversation at dinner, I slowly lift my arm to my chest. I feel the slight compression. I wait, and it stops. My blood pressure isn’t bad. I drink my iced tea. I’ve been wearing the Omron HeartGuide on my wrist […]

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