If you own the Apple Watch Series 2 or Series 3, you might be interested to learn that Apple has recently announced a free screen repair program for both models. This is because it has been found that there have been some instances in which the edge of the screen will crack even if the user did not do anything to do.
There are plenty of smartwatches that exist in the market right now, but in case you’re after a smartwatch that has been designed for outdoor use like trekking and hiking, Garmin is probably best known for that where the company’s smartwatches have typically been favored by fitness and outdoor enthusiasts.
Just the other day thanks to a leak, we know that Fitbit has a new smartwatch in the works in the form of the Versa 2. We expected that there would be some kind of announcement made at IFA 2019, but it seems that the company was planning to announce it much earlier than that as they have since made it official.
Fitbit, known for their fitness trackers, have been steadily making the transition to smartwatches. In fact, if you’re looking for a new smartwatch, a series of newly leaked photos obtained by TizenHelp have revealed the company’s next-gen smartwatch, which will apparently be the Fitbit Versa 2.
While some doctors are cautioning users against the Apple Watch’s ECG feature and not to read too much into its readings, it seems that it might not be a bad idea to follow up with a doctor if you get some weird readings. This is because in a report from FOX10, a woman in Alabama by the name of Anne Rowe has attributed the Apple Watch to saving her life.
The Apple Watch currently supports LTE, but given that 5G is expected to be the future of mobile connectivity, we imagine that in the future, Apple will most likely release an Apple Watch that will support 5G, and thanks to a recently discovered patent by Patently Apple, it seems that Apple has actually patented such a device.
We know that the Apple Watch Series 5 is expected to arrive later this year, but could the first images of the upcoming smartwatch have leaked already? In a post that was shared on Slashleaks, it shows a photo of an Apple Watch bearing the model number A2157, which is apparently the designated model number for the Apple Watch Series 5.
When you think of Casio, there is a chance that you might think of watches like the G-Shock series of watches that have been designed to be rugged and for outdoor use. If you are in the market for such a watch, then you might be interested to learn that Casio has announced its latest smartwatch, the Casio PRO TREK WSD-F21HR.
The Apple Watch has typically been offered in either an aluminum or stainless steel finish. Apple had previously attempted to be fancy by offering gold or ceramic casings, but ultimately decided to discontinue them, or at least until now, where thanks to the latest watchOS 6 beta, there are signs that Apple could be planning the use of new materials for the Apple Watch Series 5.
The problem with a lot of our technology these days is that they are not user-upgradeable. This means that when they are out of date, you either have to suck it up and keep using it, or fork out money for a brand new model. This is why the idea and concept of modular gadgets is so appealing, where we can swap out old components for new ones.
If you were thinking about picking up an Apple Watch, AirPods, or the HomePod, you might want to do so quickly. This is because a new set of tariffs introduced by the Trump administration will be tacking on a 10% import tax on wearables and smart speakers, which covers the Apple products we mentioned above.
While most Apple Watch stories involve saving the life of the wearer by alerting them to heart problems, another feature of the watch is fall detection, where if it detects you’ve fallen, it will help call for emergency services if you do not respond in a timely manner. This is exactly what happened over in Australia.
So we have heard that Samsung could be working on a new smartwatch in the form of the Galaxy Watch Active 2. Now thanks to photos discovered on the FCC, it seems that we have a better idea of what we might be able to expect from the upcoming smartwatch, like its touch-sensitive bezels.
When Samsung launched the Galaxy Watch Active earlier this year, one of the changes that they made to the smartwatch is the removable of the rotating bezel, one of the defining features of Samsung’s previous smartwatch. However, if you do miss the feature, you could be in luck as Samsung might be bringing it back in a different way.