Wearables

Wearables news, information, and how-to advice

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AT&T is currently offering hefty discounts on the Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Surge

If you're looking for a new fitness tracker, AT&T has some nice sales on Fitbit devices right now.

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How to use a Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch with an iPhone—and why you might want to

Samsung's circular smartwatch looks slick, but the iOS link limits some features.

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Take another look at wireless charging

The convenience and utility of wireless power is becoming hard to ignore.

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watchOS 4 FAQ: Everything we know about the Siri face, fitness features, and Music app

Learn all about the upcoming watchOS 4, including its release date, top features, and biggest changes.

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ZTE Quartz watch review: The Best Android Wear value, plain and simple

The ZTE Quartz is a big and somewhat pedestrian entry into the Android Wear 2.0 fray, but you won't find a better 3G watch for the money.

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Nike’s new Day to Night Apple Watch bands now available

The new bands are designed to match Nike’s Air VaporMax Flyknit running shoes.

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WWDC 2017: Here's everything Apple is expected to announce on Monday

Besides latest version of all its OSes, Apple could unveil new hardware including the Siri Speaker.

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Huawei Watch 2 Classic Review: Good watch but a missed opportunity for Wear 2.0

The Huawei Watch 2 Classic isn't a bad watch by any means, but it doesn't meet the lofty expectations set by the original model.

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Tim Cook is testing a new Apple Watch device that monitors his blood sugar levels

Apple wants to develop the "holy grail" in diabetes: non-invasive, continuous glucose monitoring.

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Enterprise smartwatch use is catching on

In the latest example of a trial, Samsung Galaxy S3 smartwatches are helping janitors do timely restroom cleanups while restaurant servers receive alerts when customers arrive or need service

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A smart exoskeleton can keep the elderly safe

A team of Italian and Swiss researchers have developed a prototype exoskeleton to prevent elderly people from falling.

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This smart exoskeleton will keep you on your feet

The exoskeleton can detect when the wearer's gait changes, and, using a set of motors, can help the person regain their footing.

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This Microsoft wearable is helping Parkinson's patients write again

Emma Lawton is finally able to write her name again. The 33-year-old graphic designer was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease back in 2013. It's a movement disorder that took away her ability to draw and write -- until now.

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A woman with Parkinson's can write again thanks to a Microsoft wearable

Microsoft has developed a prototype wearable device that pairs with a tablet to counteract some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

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10 coolest smartwatches of 2017

Don’t listen to the naysayers. Smartwatches are alive and well — and yes, cool. Here are 9 that would make great gifts for just about any occasion, plus a sneak peek at what Fitbit may be planning.

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Apple quietly acquires Beddit’s sleep-tracking monitor and iOS app

Beddit uses a $150 sleep monitor to track your sleeping patterns, down to how much you snore.

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Best Buy is offering $70 off the Apple Watch Series 2, and $200 off the MacBook Air

Best Buy's got some good deals on Apple products this week.

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WWDC wish list: What we’d like to see from watchOS 4

The Apple Watch is already the king of the smartwatch mountain, but a few software tweaks would make it even better.

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