Wearables

Snapchat is now selling Spectacles online, in the US

Snapchat is now selling Spectacles online, in the US

Snapchat’s infamous recording spectacles can now be purchased online, for $130. For a while the only way that people good get hold of them was via the Snapbot vending machines which travelled the US offering the glasses for sale and even though the glasses will be on sale online, the Snapbots will still tour the country.     What do the glasses do? So Snapchat, well ‘Snap’ as the company […]

Microsoft is now shipping the developer version of HoloLens

Microsoft is now shipping the developer version of HoloLens

It’s Microsoft’s big conference today, Build 2016 and today the HoloLens is now shipping to developers after the pre-orders opened in February for $3,000 a pop, for developers. This latest version of HoloLens is intended for developers to further optimise their apps and holograms for when the final device launches. In the picture above, this is also the first time we have had a look at the latest version of […]

New Fibit Alta aims at the fashion market

New Fibit Alta aims at the fashion market

Fitbit seem to be on roll lately, it seems that in the middle of last year that was a downturn for the company when the Apple Watch was unveiled but from personal experience a lot of people seem to have got Fitbit trackers over the holiday period, this is defiantly to do with the entry price point as even considering the Apple Watch with the sport model will be £300 […]

Domino’s Pizza app comes to Apple Watch

Domino’s Pizza app comes to Apple Watch

It’s now possible to order pizza from Domino’s in so many different ways, back at the end of 2014 the company unveiled a version of the app for the Xbox One, making ordering once again even easier, also not long ago the company released a dedicated button inside a small pizza box. Now, Domino’s has released a dedicated app of the Apple Watch, complete with the “Easy Order” feature, allowing […]

The next Android Wear update will bring battery life improvements

The next Android Wear update will bring battery life improvements

If you are using an Android Wear based watch at the moment, you may have noticed that the battery life may be a bit poor, well Google has acknowledged this and in the latest release of Android Wear, version 1.3 it added interactive notifications along with a couple of other additions. But if you’re having battery issues a fix in the form of version 1.4 is coming soon. This news originally […]

Apple launches new partnership with Hermès for new Apple Watch bands

Apple launches new partnership with Hermès for new Apple Watch bands

So at Apple’s big event this week the company unveiled a number of new watch bands for the sport range in 18 new colours, but also Apple surprised everyone with a new partnership with fashion brand, Hermès. The Paris based fashion company designs watches, clothes and shoes and it’s latest move is making a series of bands for the Apple Watch. The company will be creating three different bands for […]

Android Wear on iOS doesn’t work with HealthKit

Android Wear on iOS doesn’t work with HealthKit

Yesterday we reported that Android Wear is now compatible with iPhone, which is great news as the devices that they sell are very good with a wide array of models to choose from. However, as Apple actually make the Apple Watch themselves they can allow it to have certain features that otherwise wouldn’t be available to third-party manufacturers such as answering phone calls, responding to iMessages. Something we have learned today […]

Android Wear is now compatible with iPhone

Android Wear is now compatible with iPhone

Ok, we have known about this with a few rumours over the past year but now Google has officially announced that Android Wear is now fully compatible with iPhone, now this isn’t as good as using the Apple Watch but it allows you to track fitness and look at notifications. But this is a very important for the entire smartwatch market as this makes them more popular as still, not […]

Best Buy will start selling Apple Watch in early August

Best Buy will start selling Apple Watch in early August

The Apple Watch, so far has only been on sale through Apple themselves or in Selfridges in London but in the beginning of August the new smartwatch from Apple will go on sale in Best Buy – bringing the device to initially 100 stores. Best Buy will be offering the Apple Watch in 100 of its stores to start with, but later on it will expand into 300 stores in […]

Nike FuelBand owners will get $25 back following lawsuit

Nike FuelBand owners will get $25 back following lawsuit

Nike and Apple have had some issues and to compensate this, every owner of the Nike+ FuelBand will be getting a $25 Nike gift card, thanks to Nike and Apple. Recently, the two companies have had a lawsuit regarding the FuelBand’s ability to track steps.. The plaintiffs agreed that Nike and Apple made incorrect claims about the FuelBand and the device’s ability accurately track steps, calories and NikeFuel points. Following this, […]