Sony’s crowdfunded Wena smartwatch could be a hit — if it ever gets here

Sony’s crowdfunded Wena smartwatch could be a hit — if it ever gets here

Considering the results of a study conducted earlier this year which found “many U.K. consumers would be unwilling to wear any [wearable] products currently on the market” due to their ugly design, it’s no surprise that more and more tech titans are finally beginning to focus on the overall aesthetic of their wearable devices. Increasing the adoption of […]

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The LG Watch Urbane Luxe is the gold Apple Watch of Androids

The LG Watch Urbane Luxe is the gold Apple Watch of Androids

The LG Watch Urbane Luxe is the most luxurious Android smartwatch we’ve seen to date. Boasting an alligator leather strap, 23-karat gold plating, and a “deployment clasp,” each watch is “individually numbered and presented in a piano gloss lacquered case with a signed certificate of authenticity.”  Interestingly enough, though, these are the only differences between […]

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Wearable tech R&D hub launched by Obama Administration in Silicon Valley

When he started wearing that Fitbit Surge earlier this year, President Obama had grander plans for the integration of wearable tech into our society than we ever could have imagined. On August 28, the Obama Administration announced that the Department of Defense would invest $75 million in a “flexible hybrid electronics” innovation center in Silicon Valley. […]

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Wearables.com community review of Pebble Time: A simple smartwatch you’ll love to wear

Wearables.com community review of Pebble Time: A simple smartwatch you’ll love to wear

Editor’s note: Each month, we put a device directly in our community members’ hands. In July, Erick Adame gave the Pebble Time a thorough and thoughtful review. Stay tuned to see what devices we’re giving away next, and read the user review below.  Well, after a week spent reviewing the device, I’ll say that the Pebble Time still […]

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You can now pair an Android Wear smartwatch with an iPhone

Hell hath frozen over: Those with iPhones can now pair their Apple smartphones to an Android Wear smartwatch. For now, only a certain selection of Android Wear smartwatches will be compatible with an iPhone 5 or later running at least iOS 8.2. The first smartwatches on deck are the Huawei Watch, the Asus ZenWatch 2, […]

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The crowdfunding charts: In-ear fertility tracking, bone conduction headphones, and more

It’s hard to say what the “next big thing” is when there are so many exciting new implementations of wearable technology are coming out on a regular basis. Where do you even begin to sort through the lot of them? Well, crowdfunding websites are a good start. In fact, Kickstarter and Indiegogo are hotbeds for the latest and […]

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