‘Wear OS by Google’ replaces the fading Android Wear

Google just made its expected Android Wear rebranding official, changing the name of the platform to be more neutral. The new name for Android on smartwatches is ‘Wear OS by Google’ and includes a new logo and app. Since the platform works with both Android and iOS devices, the company didn’t want to limit itself and mislead […]

Apple Watch wireless charging dock official, costs $80

[metaslider id=2885] Apple officially revealed its sleek new smartwatch charging dock on Wednesday, just one day after leaked images hit the Web. The new accessory will charge your device with the display facing up or at a 90 degree angle, for Nightstand mode, though it doesn’t come cheap. The new dock costs $79. It’s available to order […]

$10,000 Apple Watch Edition gets squished by magnets

If you get a kick out of watching gadgets get smashed to bits, you’re going to love this video of a $10,000 Apple Watch Edition getting squished by 650 pounds of force from two neodymium magnets. The video was put together by TechRax, a YouTuber who is famous for destroying perfectly good smartphones and other gadgets for […]

Apple Watch watchOS will bring native apps

Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage briefly to kick off the WWDC 2015 developer conference on Monday. During his opening comments, Cook said Apple will discuss OS X, iOS and briefly provided an update on the Apple Watch. Cook confirmed that Apple will release tools for watchOS that will enable developers to create native […]

Apple Watch powered by 28nm Samsung processor

The Apple Watch has already received its customary teardown, but a new report takes a closer look at some of its miniature internal components. One interesting discovery is that the wearable’s all-new S1 chipset employs a 28-nanometer Samsung processor. Inside the tiny 26mm x 28mm S1 package, there are 30 individual components, Chipworks has found. They include […]

Pebble Time’s Kickstarter campaign ends after raising $20 million

Pebble Time may not be the most advanced smartwatch that’ll launch in 2015, but it’s certainly a popular one. After a month on Kickstarter, its campaign has now ended with more than $20 million in funding from 78,471 backers. The original Pebble, which is often credited for sparking the smartwatch revolution, was also a big […]

Here are all 22 models of the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is getting so close people can already feel it on their wrist. Maybe not—but the time is almost here. A lot of fans are awaiting the device’s arrival see if Apple’s wearable will put smartwatches on the map. Android Wear and Pebble devices have been popular among select tech circles, but many […]

Microsoft building Pebble smartwatch support into Windows Phone

[metaslider id=1597]Pebble does not currently support Windows Phone or Windows 10 for phones natively. Instead, the Pebble, and even the new Pebble Time announced yesterday, were only built to support iOS and Android. That may soon change, however, with the help of internal testing at Microsoft.   WPPoweruser recently discovered an app inside of the […]

New Pebble Time smartwatch unveiled with color screen, new software (Update)

[metaslider id=1572] Pebble on Tuesday officially announced its new smartwatch, the Pebble Time. It offers plenty of new features, including a color display, and is launching on Kickstarter with orders starting at $159. The Pebble Time features a new “timeline interface,” a color e-paper display, a microphone for voice interaction, up to 7 days of […]

Pebble Sells 1 Millionth Smartwatch, New Products Coming

Pebble recently sold its 1 millionth smartwatch, according to statements made by CEO Eric Migicovsky in a recent interview with The Verge. Migicovsky also discussed his company’s plans for 2015, and how he plans to continue to fight in an increasingly crowded wearable space. Migicovsky told The Verge that Pebble will launch new products this year – though […]