Apple Watch’s ECG Feature Might Have Saved Its First Life

We’ve heard stories of how the Apple Watch’s heart rate monitor has saved lives in the past by alerting users to abnormally high (or low) heart rates. One of the features of the Apple Watch Series 4 is the ECG feature which was recently enabled in the latest watchOS update, and now it looks like it could have potentially saved its first life (that we know of).


Vuzix M300XL Smart Glasses Now Available For Purchase

When Google Glass was first announced, it seemed like something straight out of a sci-fi movie. There was a lot of hype surrounding the headset, but yet for some reason it never quite took. However in its wake of the program shutting down, it actually found a new lease on life and started gaining popularity in the enterprise sector.


4.2 Million Apple Watches Shipped In Q3 2018

apple watchWhen it comes to smartwatches, Apple seems to be doing pretty well in terms of how many Apple Watches that they might have sold. According to the latest figures shared by the IDC (via MacRumors), it appears that Apple has managed to ship an impressive 4.2 million Apple Watches for the third quarter of 2018.


Apple Extends Apple Watch Refund Window To 45 Days

When it comes to refunds, the Apple Watch has a refund window of 14 days which means that during that period, you are free to send the device back to Apple for a refund. However it seems that according to internal documents obtained by MacRumors, that refund window has since been extended to 45 days.


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Casio WSD-F30 PRO Trek Smartwatch Will Be Available January 2019

Earlier this year during IFA 2018, Casio took the wraps off their new Pro Trek smartwatch. For those who liked what they saw and would not mind getting their hands on it, you might be interested to learn that Casio has since confirmed that the smartwatch is currently set for a release in 2019.


Deezer Launches Updated Apple Watch App

Just last week, Spotify launched its official app for the Apple Watch which brought about native features and controls for Spotify on the smartwatch. Not to be outdone, it looks like Deezer has since updated its own app where it will now offer up a lot more features to the Apple Watch which we imagine the company is hoping will draw more subscribers.


Future Apple Watches Could Come With Built-In UV Sensor

Exposure to the sun is healthy as it gives us vitamin D, but at the same time too much exposure to the sun can be bad as the UV rays have the potential to cause skin cancer. However how much exposure is too much exposure? That’s something Apple is hoping to tell users in the future, with UV sensors built into the Apple Watch.


Concept Case Turns Your Apple Watch Into An iPod

Apple’s iPod is no more, and that has been the case for several years now. Given that the iPhone and iPad do a more than capable job of storing and playing music, especially with Apple Music, it made sense that Apple would no longer need the iPod. However if you do miss the iPod, then this concept case might be of interest to you.


This Fallout-Themed Smartwatch Could Appeal To Fans

Are you a fan of Bethesda’s Fallout franchise? If you are, then you might be interested to learn that a Fallout-themed smartwatch has been announced which will basically put a miniature Pip-Boy on your wrist. For the most part, this is a regular smartwatch but it has been themed around the Fallout franchise.


New Nike Apple Watch Sport Bands & Loops Launched

Nike and Apple have been working together for the past few years, and in more recent times, we’ve seen that partnership extend to the Apple Watch where there are special Nike versions of the Apple Watch for those who are a fan of Nike and who might appreciate the special sports band that is used for the Nike Apple Watches.


Google’s Wear OS ‘H’ Update Focuses On Better Battery Life

If there is still a reason why people aren’t as quick to adopt a smartwatch is because of battery life. When you consider the fact that traditional timepieces need a change of battery maybe once every few years (some models are self-charging), the idea that you can only use your smartwatch for 1-2 days before it dies is a bit off-putting.


Withings Pulse HR Fitness Tracker Will Feature 20 Day Battery Life

A lot of smartwatches don’t have particularly good battery life, thanks to its large-ish displays which we expect probably contributes to its battery drain. If you want a wearable that focuses on fitness, then fitness trackers might be a better solution as they tend to offer up better battery life, and Withings might have something for you.


Apple Investigating Integrating A Camera Into An Apple Watch Band

Given how small and powerful camera technology is these days, it does seem tempting to try and put a camera into everything. However there are certain devices in which a camera doesn’t really make much sense, such as a smartwatch, but it seems that Apple could potentially be looking at doing just that.


Valve Could Be Making Their Own VR Headset

According to a report from UploadVR, it seems that Valve could be looking to develop its own virtual reality (VR) headset. This is according to leaked images of an alleged prototype that Valve has developed, along with UploadVR confirming with their own independent sources that such a device could be in the works.