Smartwatches are starting to pick up popularity, but one major downside to them is their small screen size. The Rufus Cuff plans to change that by offering a huge smartwatch experience. It also runs full Android meaning it can do a lot more than a basic Android Wear watch.
Blocks is a new type of smartwatch that allows you to change parts of the band in order to add more function. Rather than buy a whole new smartwatch, just add more modules.
Samsung has shown off some new battery tech that we could start seeing in smartwatches and wearable tech in the next few years. The battery is unique in that it features a wire shape that’s extremely flexible, which should theoretically maximize the amount of juice a device can hold that takes up all of the available space in a watch face or wristband. Samsung claims this could result in up to 50% better battery life. Read more
Fossil just took its wraps of a new Q line of wearables. The series includes the Q Flounder, Q Reveler, Q Dreamer and Q Grant.
One of the next big markets for tech companies is the wearable space, which you probably already knew. If you’ve had a smartwatch in the past few years, you also probably know how battery life typically isn’t great and the actual graphics processing is, well, not so great, either. Kind of like our smartphones several years ago. Read more
Earlier today, Samsung’s newest circular Tizen smartwatch, the Gear S2, officially hit retail stores in the states. Along with that, Samsung uploaded a video on YouTube for a closer look inside the box.
Fossil is one of the world’s biggest watch manufacturers, and they’re getting their feet wet with in the smartwatch market with the Fossil Q.
The Fossil Q is the company’s first attempt at an Android Wear smartwatch, and it looks like one of the more compelling designs we’ve seen on some of these connected watches. It features a design worthy of the Fossil brand, and it’s powered by Intel and Google’s wearable platform. Read more
Pebble announced today the launch of its first fully circular smartwatch, the Pebble Time Round. At just 7.5mm thick and weighing only 28 grams, the Pebble Time Round is the world’s thinnest and lightest smartwatch. The watch has an all-metal construction, with a 38.5mm face and comes with many customization options. Read more
Omate just silently unveiled its new TrueSmart+ smartwatch. Similar to its predecessor, the TrueSmart smartwatch, it runs a full version of Android 5.1. It may seem like a long shot, but Omate aims to replace your smartphone with this one.
Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch is a bit smaller than the original Gear S, and it has a completely round design. Aesthetically, it looks fantastic, but typically small, unusually shaped electronics also have batteries that are way too small. Read more