If you’ve been on the fence about giving your child a smartphone, let alone an additional Apple Watch, Verizon may have a compelling option for you. Following up to its GizmoGadget, the wireless carrier is now offering the GizmoWatch. The new wearable from Verizon is aimed at children between the ages of 3-11 years old, offers LTE connectivity, and packs a faster processor than its predecessor.
Wearable Stories October 17
Wearable Stories May 16, 2016
Garmin has had a busy last few weeks with the introduction of a new fashion-focused wearable and high-end fitness tracker. Today, it returns with news of its latest release: the vívosmart HR+. Garmin looks to build on the success of its affordable previous generation band by adding heart rate monitoring and GPS tracking. The HR+ has a slim design that is bound to be attractive with fitness enthusiasts.
Wearable Stories May 13, 2016
There’s any number of unique ways to type on your iPhone these days. With new third-party keyboards coming out weekly, it seems, you’re bound to find an alternative to the stock option that ships with iOS. But what about physical keyboards? While there are Bluetooth options designed for iPhone, the majority are either too large or have been disproportionally shrunk down.
An upcoming device called Tap was revealed this week with a design that looks straight out of the movies. This Bluetooth wearable tracks the movements of your fingers to recreate a virtual keyboard on “nearly any surface.”
Wearable Stories January 9, 2016
Wearable Stories December 7, 2015
We’ve been inundated with smartwatches and wearables over the last year. Now, 2015 is coming to a close with one more new release. This morning, the Omate Rise Standalone Smartwatch for iOS and Android launched on Indiegogo. In just a few hours it has doubled its initial goal and is beginning to sell out of inventory.
You see, Omate differs from many crowdfunding projects that go on for weeks and even months at a time. This campaign is set to conclude before the end of the week with just over 1,000 units available. With a $199 price tag, it’s no surprise that backers are snatching Omate up while the campaign is still live. More details below.
Wearable Stories November 18, 2015
Wearable Stories October 21, 2015
Garmin has announced three new Forerunner wearables to its line-up of fitness trackers. But this isn’t like the previous generation models from Garmin. These new wearables include a larger color display, thinner bezel and enhanced fitness tracking capabilities. The days of Garmin’s bland designs are gone… expand full story
Wearable Stories September 25, 2015
How does going 35mph on a surfboard sound? No, it’s not a gadget in the upcoming James Bond film. J-Force, out of Germany, has developed a new electric powered board that puts out substantial power and is completely controlled by a wearable glove.
It doesn’t just stop there, J-Force also has a gorgeous new Jet Ski that produces zero-emissions and promises to be a much friendlier alternative to traditional gas operated watercraft. We have the full details below on both models.