In the world of wearables, Fitbit is one of the most common names – it has achieved near ubiquity with the term ‘fitness trackers’, which in turn has helped it become the obvious leader in the market. It helps that Fitbit has something for everyone – from the minimalistic, swim-proof Flex 2, to the sleek, fashionable Alta, and from the do-it-all Charge 2, to the bulky Blaze; the only model with a colour display.
Tim Cook has delivered an update on Apple Watch sales through the unusual medium of email to Reuters reporter. “Our data shows that Apple Watch is doing great and looks to be one of the most popular holiday gifts this year," Cook said. "Sales growth is off the charts. In fact, during the first week of holiday shopping, our sell-through of Apple Watch was greater than any week in the product’s history. And as we expected, we’re on track for the best quarter ever for Apple Watch."
Sony announced an update to the curious-looking FES Watch with a new design. TheFES Watch U features an e-ink display and pairs with your phone. But the surprising part is that the band is also a flexible e-ink display, opening a brand new world of design possibilities — what an exciting time to be alive.
Watches are something that evolved from just a way to tell time, to becoming a status symbol. From watches attached to a chain, they became gold watches attached to gold chains and from there; they became more unique with addition of digital age to them.
Huawei has launched its Android Wear-based smartwatch in India, the Huawei Watch. First unveiled at MWC 2015, the smartwatch started hitting shelves in launch markets in September last year.
The Huawei Watch will be available from Monday.
There is no shortage of apps that will let you look for celestial objects, and there are some great augmented reality apps that will let you point your phone or tablet to the night sky, so you can see faraway stars and constellations. Cosmic Watch is less obviously educational. Instead of letting you search for a star or a constellation, or turning your phone into a viewer to find the stars in the night sky, the Cosmic Watch is a beautiful curiosity - looking at it, you'll learn how the planets and constellations moves through the sky, but it won't tell you where to look to find them.