Apple Smart Glasses

Apple making a better version of Google Glass isn’t a crazy idea

November 15th at 10:03 PM

Apple making a better version of Google Glass isn’t a crazy idea

Ever since Apple released the iPad, many across the tech industry have openly wondered what Apple’s next big tech breakthrough will be. Sure, the company released the Apple Watch in 2014, but that device, thus far, has been more of a niche product than a revolutionary mass market device bringing in boatloads of cash.

Yesterday, a curious and new Apple rumor emerged. According to Bloomberg, Apple is seriously exploring the idea of developing a pair of smart glasses that can present users with pertinent information via a connected iPhone.

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Apple to release Augmented Reality smart glasses as soon as 2018, report claims

November 15th at 7:05 AM

Apple to release Augmented Reality smart glasses as soon as 2018, report claims

Perhaps the Apple Watch was merely the beginning of Apple’s foray into the ever evolving world of wearables. Citing sources purportedly familiar with Apple’s plans, Bloomberg reports that Apple is currently exploring the idea of releasing digital glasses similar, in a broad sense, to what Google released just a few years ago.

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smartwatch battery life

Finally, a smartwatch that never needs to be charged

November 14th at 10:34 PM

Finally, a smartwatch that never needs to be charged

If there’s one thing that’s keeping the smartwatch movement from gaining mass market traction, it’s the fact that they need to be charged more often than almost any other device. A startup on Indiegogo thinks it’s solved that problem, and it’s launching a smartwatch that is powered by body heat.

The Matrix PowerWatch is a far cry from the colorful Apple, Samsung, and Motorola smartwatches, featuring a monochrome display and fairly basic app notifications. But what its creators believe it lacks in power, it more than makes up for in ease of use.

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Black Friday Deals Apple Watch

The best Black Friday deals for the Apple Watch you’ll find anywhere

November 14th at 8:00 PM

The best Black Friday deals for the Apple Watch you’ll find anywhere

We’ve already run through some incredible Black Friday deals to be had for the iPhone 7, but there are other products in Apple’s lineup that can be had for incredibly low prices this holiday shopping season. If you’ve been on the fence about picking up an Apple Watch or are perhaps contemplating upgrading to the Apple Watch Series 2, a number of retail outlets this year are holding really enticing deals for Apple’s increasingly popular wearable.

Even if you’re not in the market to purchase an Apple Watch for yourself, Apple’s wearable has the highest customer satisfaction ranking across the smartwatch industry, which is to say that it might make for a great gift for your tech-inclined friends and loved ones. And if you can pick up a brand new Apple Watch at a significant discount, all the better.

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Google Pixel Smartwatches Release Date

Google smartwatches are coming, but not this year

October 14th at 10:47 PM

Google smartwatches are coming, but not this year

Google unveiled a variety of new products during its early October media event, including two Pixel phones, a Google Home device for your Home, Google Wifi, and a new Chromecast Ultra dongle. But Google didn’t say anything about new wearable devices even though rumors preceding the event did say that Google is working on its own wearable devices. More →

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Gear Fit 2 Price

The best wearable device Samsung has ever made is on sale right now on Amazon

October 13th at 8:20 AM

The best wearable device Samsung has ever made is on sale right now on Amazon

Samsung is having a rough time right now in the smartphone market thanks to its problem with exploding Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, but the company makes plenty of other devices that are safe to use. Many of them are best-in-class devices, as anyone familiar with Samsung’s products will attest to. A perfect example is the Samsung Gear Fit2 wearable device, which combines the best features of a smartwatch with the form factor of a fitness tracking band. And right now through the end of the day on Saturday, several different Gear Fit2 models are on sale on Amazon. More →

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Samsung’s best fitness tracker ever is 10% off right now on Amazon

September 23rd at 1:15 PM

Samsung’s best fitness tracker ever is 10% off right now on Amazon

Who says a fitness tracker has to be a boring band that does precious little beyond monitoring your movement and counting your steps? The Samsung Gear Fit 2 does everything a conventional fitness tracker can do and so much more. In fact, it’s basically a smartwatch stuffed into the form factor of a conventional fitness tracker. It can monitor your steps, measure your heart rate, track your runs accurately thanks to built-in GPS, automatically record your workouts, display all your smartphone notifications, and so much more.

And right now, it’s on sale on Amazon for 10% off. More →

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Apple Watch Series 2 Review

Apple Watch Series 2 review roundup

Apple Watch Series 2 review roundup

September 14th at 8:51 AM

Apple’s big press conference last week obvious focused on the companies latest and greatest smartphones, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. We’ve yet to get our hands on the new models so our review is forthcoming, but early reviews suggest Apple’s new iPhones are far less boring than some tech blogs might have led you to believe ahead of the iPhone 7’s debut. They’re hardly perfect and there’s no question that there are some issues that will bother users, but they’re easily the best iPhones Apple has ever made and they’re the most powerful smartphones on the planet by a wide margin. You can check out an iPhone 7 review roundup right here.

On Wednesday, however, attention is turning to the third new product Apple unveiled on stage last week during its big event: the Apple Watch Series 2. The early reviews are in and, as is the case with every second-generation gadget that has ever existed, reviewers are saying they wish this new version was the device Apple released in the first place. Thankfully there were a few more meaningful things said about the new Apple Watch Series 2, and you’ll find our review roundup below. More →

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Best Buy Deals Apple Watch

Best Buy has a crazy deal on the original Apple Watch that’s too good to pass up

September 9th at 5:20 PM

Best Buy has a crazy deal on the original Apple Watch that’s too good to pass up

The Apple Watch is one of the best wearable devices money can buy, as long as money isn’t a problem. Apple keeps dropping the entry price of the Apple Watch, but the device is still too expensive for some people. However, Best Buy is ready to help out, as the retailer is hosting a massive Apple Watch sale right now. More →

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Pokemon Go Plus Release Date September

Pokemon Go Plus finally launches next week

September 8th at 6:50 AM

Pokemon Go Plus finally launches next week

Apple made waves with Nintendo news yesterday. Mario is finally coming to the iPhone. But that’s not the only hot Nintendo news that came out of Apples iPhone 7 event. The company also invited Niantic on stage to demo the Pokemon Go app for the Apple Watch that will make playing the highly addictive game a lot more fun. The Apple Watch is now cheaper than ever, and it’s available in a variety of flavors, so it’ll be a great addition to your gadgets collection. But if the budget is still a problem, you’ll be thrilled to hear that the Pokemon Go Plus wearable will be finally available next week. More →

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Apple Watch 2 Specs

Apple officially introduces the Apple Watch Series 2

September 7th at 1:38 PM

Apple officially introduces the Apple Watch Series 2

It’s a big day for Apple today, with the company expecting to announce a slew of new products, including the iPhone 7, the Apple Watch 2 and more. The event is already underway and Apple didn’t wasted any time getting into the good stuff. Not only did we find out that Mario is coming to iOS, we also learned that Pokemon Go is coming to the Apple Watch.

And just a short while ago, Apple officially unveiled the Apple Watch 2.

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Gear S2 Price

Amazon has a big sale going on Samsung Gear S2 and Gear Fit2 wearables

September 6th at 4:00 PM

Amazon has a big sale going on Samsung Gear S2 and Gear Fit2 wearables

The smartwatch market is a curious beast right now. There are sooooo many companies with smartwatches in their lineups but truth be told, there are only a small handful of devices that are actually worth purchasing. The rest are… how can we put this nicely? Junk.

Two models that definitely do not fall into the junk category are the Samsung Gear S2 and the Gear Fit2, and Amazon has a big sale going on eight different combined models. More →

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