The best Black Friday 2018 deals on Apple products: $25…

The best Black Friday 2018 deals on Apple products: $25...

César Salza/CNET In the market for Apple gear? You know what you’re getting into: premium prices, infrequent sales, small discounts. Ah, but Black Friday is coming, and that’s when absolutely everything goes on sale, right? Even Apple gear? In some cases, yes, there will be deals to be had. Below I’ve rounded up the best […]

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Black Friday 2018 smartwatch and fitness tracker deals:…

Black Friday 2018 smartwatch and fitness tracker deals:...

John Kim/CNET 2018 may finally be the year you trade in your analogue watch for something a little smarter. Over the last few years wearable devices from companies like Apple, Fitbit and Garmin have become helpful tools that keep you connected while kicking your butt into shape. And with Black Friday deals like these, buying […]

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Fossil launches its first smartwatch on Snapdragon | We…

Fossil launches its first smartwatch on Snapdragon | We...

Fossil has announced its newest addition to our wearables assortment: the Fossil Sport Smartwatch. Based on the recently launched Qualcomm® Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform and the newly redesigned Wear OS by Google, this watch boasts several new technology features including extended battery life, a new battery saving mode, enhanced ambient mode, integrated heart rate, NFC, and GPS […]

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Misfit Vapor 2 expands size options, adds GPS and NFC

Misfit Vapor 2 expands size options, adds GPS and NFC

The Vapor 2 will be available in 8 colors at launch. Misfit Misfit’s Vapor Wear OS smartwatch adds some new tricks to its repertoire, including NFC for payments, a built-in GPS and and updated heart-rate sensor, along with new sizes of 41mm and 46mm.  Misfit didn’t specify availability, but it will cost $250 (£215, AU$375) […]

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Apple pulls Watch OS 5.1 update

Apple pulls Watch OS 5.1 update

Sarah Tew/CNET Apple has suspended its Watch OS 5.1 software update after some users on Twitter and Reddit reported the update was “bricking” their Series 4 watches, causing an endless boot loop. The software update had gone live only hours earlier, alongside iOS 12.1. The problem wasn’t happening to everyone: I was able to update the Series 4 without issue. But […]

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Save $50 on the new Snap Spectacles 2 frames

Save $50 on the new Snap Spectacles 2 frames

Snap’s new Spectacles designs look more like traditional sunglasses. Snap Snap’s nifty Spectacles 2 video-recording sunglasses last month got a makeover — and a price bump. The new Nico and Veronica styles, which more closely resemble traditional sunglasses, hit the streets at $200. The original Spectacles 2 sell for $150. Like the new design but not […]

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Samsung Galaxy Watch review: A worthy Apple Watch alter…

Samsung Galaxy Watch review: A worthy Apple Watch alter...

The first thing you’ll have to decide, If you’re interested in the Samsung Galaxy Watch, is what size to get.  I’ve got a small wrist, so I initially thought I’d be a candidate for the smaller 42mm model, which comes in midnight black or rose gold and starts at $330 (£279) for the noncellular editions, […]

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Samsung HMD Odyssey Plus improves on comfort, screens

Samsung HMD Odyssey Plus improves on comfort, screens

The Samsung HMD Odyssey Plus. Samsung In the year since Microsoft launched its Windows Mixed Reality program, headset sales haven’t exactly been on fire. But Samsung clearly hasn’t given up, releasing an update of its HMD Odyssey, the HMD Odyssey Plus, that addresses two major complaints about VR and mixed-reality head-mounted displays: comfort and display […]

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Apple Watch Series 4 review: Bigger, faster and even mo…

I am of two minds on the Apple Watch. On one hand, I think that it’s the best overall smartwatch you can currently buy. And to that end, the Series 4 — now available starting at $399 — is the best Apple Watch to date.  After wearing one for weeks, it’s worked really well, but […]

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Spotify for Wear OS lets you play music from your wrist

Spotify for Wear OS lets you play music from your wrist

Spotify’s Wear OS app comes preinstalled on Fossil and Michael Kors smartwatches. Spotify Now you can control your Spotify music from your wrist. Spotify on Wednesday announced its new app for Wear OS smartwatches. The app lets you pick a song or playlist, and pause, play or skip tracks on your smartwatch. That way you […]

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