Alphabet Inc-owned Google has announced plans to buy Fitbit in a deal that values the wearable device maker at nearly $2.1 billion, the companies said in an announcement.
Huawei, as part of its endeavour to set a new benchmark in tech wearables, has launched the new Huawei Watch GT by introducing the concept of GT into the DNA of its smartwatches.
Fitbit’s Ionic has GPS, a four-day battery life, on-board workouts and third party apps.
Before a smartphone, laptop or wearable goes on sale the Silicon Valley base of UL, a security testing group, examines and measures the radio waves emanating from these WiFi devices.
According to the latest Ericsson ConsumerLab report, titled “Wearable technology and the internet of things”, six in 10 smartphone users state that wearables have uses beyond health and wellness.
Are you ready for talking watches, singing shoes and rings that can double up as Bluetooth headsets?
Apple’s respected technology chief, Bob Mansfield is no longer part of the company’s executive leadership team, though he remains at Apple “working on special projects” for CEO Tim Cook.
According to a number of reports, Apple is experimenting with watch-like wearable devices with some smartphone capabilities, as the company …