It’s already obvious that the Amazon Halo just isn’t for me. It offers only a small range of health measurements and there's no display.
Recent Wearables Stories
The Amazon Halo is the anti-Apple Watch, a fitness band with no display and some understandable privacy concerns.
I watched and wrote about yesterday’s Apple event in real-time, and then I watched it again. And then I asked my wife to watch it too.
As expected, Apple today announced the bundling of its existing services into Apple One, which will be available in three tiers.
With its new iPhones delayed at least a month, Apple instead just launched two of the other products it would normally announce this month.
Amazon today announced its entry into the health tracking market with a new service called Halo and a new wearable called Halo Band.
Fitbit today announced the Versa 3 and a new offering called Sense that adds stress management and ECG, SpO2, and skin temperature sensors.
Fitbit said this week that its fitness wearables could detect COVID-19 in their users before they show any sign of symptoms.
With its Fitbit acquisition held up by EU antitrust regulators, Google this week announced plans for minor improvements to Wear OS.
Google today announced a major update to Google Maps for Apple CarPlay and the return of its app for Apple Watch.
Google said today that it would work with EU antitrust regulators to overcome any obstacles to its $2.1 billion purchase of Fitbit.
Apple reported net income of $11.25 billion on revenues of $46.5 billion in the quarter ending June 30; revenues surged 11 percent year-over-year.
In a major setback to Google and its desire to jumpstart its wearables business, the EU will reportedly investigate the Fitbit acquisition.
After several days of uncertainty, Garmin this week conceded that it was the victim of a cyber-attack but said that no user data had been stolen.
With its $21 billion acquisition of Fitbit hanging in the balance, Google agreed not to use personal data from the devices for advertising.
Apple today released the second developer betas for iOS 14, iPadOS 14, macOS 11, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7, paving the way for the public betas.
The European Commission has sent out questionnaires asking Google’s rivals whether its Fitbit acquisition would harm competition.
The market researchers at IDC say that global shipments of wearable devices grew 29.7 percent during the first quarter to 72.6 million units.
Facebook's experiments lab releases a new Apple Watch app that lets users communicate with their closest friend from their Watch via Messenger.
The latest Fitbit Charge fitness wearable provides a new personalized heart rate metric that tracks activity beyond steps.
New code snippets from iOS 14 reveal watchOS 7 features: could come with sleep tracking, new features for watch faces, and new parental controls.
Oppo is revealing its first-ever smartwatch today, and it's hard to overlook its resemblance with the Apple Watch.
Fitbit is enabling a blood oxygen (SpO2) monitoring feature on its Versa and Ionic smartwatches and Charge 3 wearables.
IDC reported this week that wearables shipments “surged” in Q3, thanks mostly to an expanding market for so-called hearables.
If you live in London you can now pay for your TFL journeys using your iPhone or Apple Watch without needing to verify using Face ID of Touch ID.
Google is acquiring Fitbit for a total of $2.1 billion as the company looks to expand its investment on Wear OS and the wearables business.
Apple's latest watchOS update introduces support for the Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2, as well as the company's newest earbuds.