Fitbit to Lay Off More Than 100 Employees

Are we seeing the beginning of a permanent downward trend in the once-thriving wearable tech market? If Fitbit’s preliminary information about its fourth-quarter earnings is any indication, competing companies might understandably be nervously wondering if consumers’ fascination with fitness trackers is waning. Troubling Fourth-Quarter Financial Data According to a press release, Fitbit expects to confirm […]

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This Super Efficient Smartwatch is Pioneering a New Kind of Tech

As much as we adore our tech and gadgets, it’s definitely inconvenient when they need charging. As if things were happening in accordance with an unwritten and unspoken law, batteries always seem to die at the worst times, and of course when there are no power outlets or spares in sight. This frustrating scenario could […]

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Wrist Gestures Coming to Android Wear in Latest Update

Since its launch, Google’s Android Wear platform has received a few updates introducing new features and support. One update added iOS compatibility options for the newest models — meaning you can now pair select Android Wear smartwatches with an iPhone. The latest update — version 1.4 — will introduce a much-needed feature: ‘wrist gesture’ controls. […]

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Use Your Smartwatch to Start or Find Your Car

The next big thing in productive technology may involve smartwatches and their compatibility with cars. Audi is one of several large automobile makers who have begun implementing an integrated 4G LTE connection within their vehicles. This connection provides a wide range of opportunities for smartwatches to boost car owners’ levels of productivity. Audi refers to […]

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