It looks like there's more demand for a $1,500 smartwatch than first expected. A new report says that TAG Heuer will begin to make 2,000 units per week of its recently launched Connected smartwatch, versus its current level of 1,200 units per week. This jump in production is in order to meet demand for the expensive Android Wear device.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 4 Dec 2015 5:16 am
Xiaomi is now the third-largest vendor in the wearable segment. That's based on IDC's sales figures for Q3 2015, which see Xiaomi selling 3.7 million units of its $15 Mi Band. The Chinese vendor now has a 17.4 percent market share in the segment, witnessing a growth of an astounding 815 percent from the same period a year ago.
Did Samsung follow through with their promise to deliver a better, more streamlined VR headset? Yes, and it did it well.
When it comes to virtual reality, products have been bursting onto the scene and making a serious splash all year long. Whether it's been Google Cardboard or the not yet released HTC Vive there has been plenty of talk. With good reason too, as VR has given us some excellent...
Samsung has been working with the biggest name in virtual reality for over two years to bring a little bit of the virtual world to your smartphone, and with the Samsung Gear VR that experience is finally consumer-ready. Anyone who has been following the development of this and related VR accessories for smartphones knows there are a lot of exciting things happening right now in this space, and...
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 3 Dec 2015 4:42 am
We've been hearing rumors of an HTC-made smartwatch all the way back from June 2014, and while we're yet to see a final product, it looks like the Taiwanese vendor has not given up on making a computer for your wrist. Serial leakster Evan Blass has revealed that HTC's smartwatch would be making its debut next year:
Why would you bother with a browser in VR? That's a good question. And the answer is YouTube, and 360-degree video.
Much in the same way that so many of us rolled our eyes when web browsers were sideloaded on early Android Wear watches, news that Samsung was released a web browser to the Oculus Store for the Gear VR seemed a little off. You have to put your phone — which in this case has a...
Samsung has been working with VR heavyweight Oculus for quite a while now, and while the promise of a VR headset for Samsung phones has been compelling it's also been mostly a developer kit until now. The Samsung Gear VR marks Samsung and Oculus finally making this smartphone-based VR experience something everyone with a Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy Note 5, and Galaxy S6 edge+...
Motorola has announced that the Moto 360 Sport will cost you £219 in the UK. The company is gearing up for the UK launch, which will take place on December 18 when the wearable will be available for purchase from both Motorola and Amazon.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 2 Dec 2015 6:05 am
Samsung's Gear VR is now available for purchase in the UK. The Frost White edition is on sale from Samsung's online store for £80 ($124), with the manufacturer mentioning that O2 will carry the headset from early 2016.
Samsung's Gear VR isn't really meant for children for any number of reasons — but especially because of a few pieces of suggested sample content.
It's not always easy being an early adopter. Sometimes you're testing new gadgets in the safety and comfort and solitude of an office. Other times you're standing in your bedroom at 8 p.m. — face firmly hidden behind the new Samsung Gear VR — while...
Samsung Internet for Gear VR is a new web browser for the virtual reality headset that allows you to browse the web in a fully immersive environment. The app will allow you to browse the web and enjoy a variety of content without the need to download a bunch of additional stuff to your phone.
Samsung has finally dropped the Innovator Edition tag from its virtual reality collaboration with Oculus, and along the way the company has made dozens of little changes to the hardware that holds your phone in place. While everyone who doesn't have a 2015 Galaxy or Note phone will be relying on Google Cardboard for their reasonably priced virtual experiences, the Samsung Gear VR takes your...
ASUS has finally announced that its ZenWatch 2 will soon be making its way to the UK. While the company has not announced an official release date or pricing yet, you can now sign up to receive additional information as it becomes available. The company made the announcement on its official ASUS UK Twitter account.
Motorola will launch the fitness-themed Moto 360 Sport by the end of 2015 in some parts of the world, but folks in the U.S. will have to wait until after the holiday shopping season. The company announced that the Android Wear-based smartwatch will be released in the UK and France on December 18, and in the U.S. on January 7 for the price of $299.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 1 Dec 2015 4:03 am
Motorola has launched the Moto 360 2015 in India. The Android Wear smartwatch will be available for purchase from 7:30PM IST on December 1, and is priced at ₹19,999 ($300). Being a fashion accessory, the smartwatch will be up for sale at e-commerce retailer Flipkart as well as its fashion subsidiary, Myntra.
Target has the Huawei Watch starting at $299, a $50 savings, and with coupon code CYBER15 you can save an extra 15 percent on the watch. The retailer is selling a number of configurations for the watch, from the basic stainless steel face and leather band to the black stainless with black stainless link band.
Motorola is getting in the holiday spirit with some new deals. It is offering a one-day deal on the Moto G, as well as week-long savings on the Moto X 2014 and original Moto 360. Whether you are looking for a new phone for yourself, your kid's first phone, a gift or just like to shop deals, you'll want to check these out.
If you've been looking for a new smartwatch and waiting for a deal, you won't want to miss this new deal on Samsung's Gear S2, as it's currently only $199. That's right, you can save $150 on the silver and white version of the smartwatch today on eBay.
Huawei is offering some Black Friday savings on both its Watch and the P8 Lite. The company is offering up to $100 off when purchasing the Huawei Watch today, depending on which configuration you opt to go for, as well as $50 off its entry-level P8 Lite.