There are no shortage of fitness trackers available for iOS users, but Android users have been left with slim pickings since the wearable craze has started to take off. Thankfully one of the most reputable wearable fitness tracker manufacturers has just expanded their Android support to cover a handful of popular devices.
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LG and Motorola recently showed off their upcoming Android Wear devices, and Google has confirmed that companies like Asus, HTC and Samsung are also on board with its new wearable platform. Notice a major manufacturer missing from that group? Yeah, Sony.
Turns out that that’s not a mistake, as Sony ... Read More »
When Samsung announced its new Gear 2 and Gear Fit wearables last month, it said that the Tizen-powered wearables would launch in April but declined to reveal the prices for either device, saying instead that that information would be revealed at a later date. Now ... Read More »
Samsung’s first Galaxy Gear smartwatch was running Android, so it was fairly simple for developers to get started creating apps for the device. With the new Gear series, Samsung has dropped the Galaxy name and Android OS, opting for Tizen instead. This means making apps for developers will be a little more complicated.
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While a wealth of fitness band options are coming this year, Jawbone was one of the early movers in the space, and their second generation band, the Up24, launched late last year to solid reviews. We didn’t take a look at it at the time, as one feature it was lacking was Android ... Read More »
When a company is creating a wearable device, it has a lot of options for operating system and implementation. Everything has to be made from the ground up, and it’s a lot of work for smaller companies. Plus, companies don’t even use Android many times. The new Samsung Gear 2 devices use Tizen instead of ... Read More »
Wearable technology is all the rage at the moment and Huawei is getting a piece of the action with its latest, the TalkBand B1. The TalkBand B1 is actually one of the more intriguing wearables that we’ve encountered. It’s a wristband that features 1.4-inch flexible OLED display and numerous interesting features, one of the most ... Read More »
Last year at CES 2013, there was hype about wearables that didn’t quite deliver. While multiple companies did show off plans and prototypes, there were precious few ready to actually ship a product. Through the rest of the year, we saw those wearables and more trickle out slowly with varying purposes, designs and degrees of ... Read More »
I think I’m a pretty healthy guy. I eat well. I exercise. No real serious health problems. But about a half a year ago my life changed in a big way. I had no idea that at the ripe old age of 28 one could be diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, but there I was ... Read More »