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    Motiv Ring is As Discreet As A Fitness Tracker Wearable Gets

    The Motiv Ring does everything a bulky fitness tracker does but instead of taking up real estate on your wrist as a smartwatch, it is a simple and comfortable ring made out of a feather-light titanium shell. It tracks your heart rate with an optical sensor, along with active heart rate, resting heart rate, distance, […]

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    Pokémon Go Finally Makes it to the Apple Watch, as Promised

    Apple made a bad habit of promising things at the iPhone 7 launch and seeing them get delayed longer than they’d like. After mysterious setbacks, Apple finally released the AirPods earlier this month, and now we’re seeing one of the big Apple Watch guarantees — Pokémon Go is now on Apple’s wearable. When Apple discussed Pokémon Go for the Apple […]

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    Cronologics, Makers of the CoWatch, Have Been Acquired by Google

    2016 has been a rough year for smartwatches — not only did sales drop over 50 percent from last year, but the entire year has gone by without an update to Google’s Android Wear smartwatch operating system. Android Wear 2.0 is slated to arrive early next year, but it’s already seen considerable delays, and some Android […]

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    Huawei Fit Review

    The relatively young wearable market is already showing signs of slowdown. Sales are down 50 percent year over year, while current-era smartwatch pioneer Pebble was stripped down and sold off for parts in the face of mounting debt and declining sales. For fitness trackers and smartwatches (and there’s a lot of overlap), it’s becoming increasingly […]

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    Fitbit Buys Up Parts of Pebble and Cancels Upcoming Pebble Smartwatches

    Pebble, the smartwatch company that rose to prominence as a Kickstarter success story in 2012, is no more. After weeks of increased speculation of a Fitbit buyout, both companies are confirming that Fitbit will acquire some of Pebble’s staff and intellectual property, discontinuing their product lines. All of the new Pebble products introduced in the […]

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    Fitbit Charge 2 Review

    With there sure to be an uptick in fitness goals in the coming months, the Fitbit Charge 2 is ready to be the ultimate tech stocking stuffer gift or indulgence. We tested the latest Fitbit Charge 2 for over two weeks, capturing, tracking, and noting the top features throughout our fitness, health, and everyday routines. The new, […]

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    Smartwatch Sales Declined By Over 50 Percent Last Quarter Compared to This Time Last Year

    Despite years of predictions that the smartwatch market was primed for explosive growth, the devices simply haven’t taken off in the way many analysts expected. Things didn’t get any better over the last few months, either — according to an IDC report, smartwatch sales decreased 51.6 percent last quarter year over year, with estimated Apple Watch […]

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    Fossil Q Marshal Smartwatch Review

    Fossil was one of the first mainstream watchmakers to embrace wearables with their Q line of smartwatches. The Q Marshal is one of their second generation smartwatches. This time around their Android Wear smartwatch has a lower profile and smaller 45 mm face, making it significantly slimmer then its predecessor the Founder. But, it’s not just a […]

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    Fossil Adds Some Beautiful New Hybrid Smartwatches to Their Q Line

    Fossil has not been shy about getting into wearables this year. They’ve bolstered their Q line, made deals with other designers (like Michael Kors), and now they’re taking a (somewhat) fresh approach to the smartwatch. Hybrid smartwatches are analog watches with smart features hidden inside, and Fossil had not one, but four of them to […]

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    The Asus ZenWatch 3 Goes Round, Gets a Luxury Makeover

    It’s next to impossible to differentiate Android Wear smartwatches from the tech side. As long as a smartwatch is powerful enough to run Android Wear and the battery can last at least a whole day, it’s up there with the best. So, the way we usually pick our favorite Android smartwatches is the same way […]