Post Thumbnail

When you're buying a $10,000 watch, you expect first-class service -- and Apple is apparently ready to deliver. Sources for 9to5Mac claim that people who buy the gold Apple Watch Edition will get to skip the queues whenever they need help. They'll be bumped to the front of the line when buying, an...

21 hours ago 0 Comments
March 29, 2015 at 6:32PM
Post Thumbnail

When the Moto 360 first hit the scene, its reception was... mixed. That round display was eye-catching, but it couldn't make up for the smartwatch's all-too-short battery life and undercooked software. Times have changed, though. Motorola trotted out updates that addressed the 360's early problems...

1 day ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Now that the Apple Watch is close to launch, Apple is getting its stores ready to sell the wearable -- and apparently, that involves turning its T-shirt-wearing staffers into fashion gurus. A 9to5Mac leak has revealed that the company is asking retail employees to suggest different watches based o...

5 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Tag Heuer's Android Wear device wasn't the only smartwatch at this year's Baselworld. Other devices were also shown and launched during the annual luxury watch fair in Switzerland, including the new Vector Watch. It's slated to come out in two different shapes -- Luna with a round face and Meridia...

9 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Unlike many Android Wear watches and Apple's Watch, Pebble Time -- which smashed every Kickstarter record out there -- isn't equipped with a heart-rate monitor and other sensors. The company said that "rather than trying to shove every sensor and doohickey" into the $179 device, it would instead l...

11 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Even though Will.i.am's Puls wristband has yet to exit its invitation-only stage, the artist-turned-entrepreneur is already working on another wearable project. He's now teaming up with Gucci Timepieces, a branch of fashion brand Gucci, to introduce a luxury smartband that doesn't need to be tethe...

11 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Tag Heuer's all set to take on the Apple Watch, and it's slated to reveal the new device sometime today. If you recall, the Swiss company has said that it's also making a smartwatch shortly after Cupertino announced its own last year. According to Reuters, Tag Heuer's parent corporation LVMH has t...

11 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Are you getting the sense that Apple is becoming the new Microsoft, the giant corporation that's simultaneously doing too much and refusing to take risks? Not surprisingly, Tim Cook would like to have a word with you. He tells Fast Company that he doesn't accept those comparisons because Apple is ...

12 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The Pebble Time may have broke $1 million in Kickstarter pledges at a record-setting pace, but it likely didn't do that with much help from Windows Phone users. The wearable lacks an official first-party app for Redmond's handsets, but Microsoft apparently developed a demo internally to show the s...

15 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you're planning to listen to music on the Apple Watch while you go running, you may need to keep your expectations in check. Apple tells 9to5Mac that the wearable has 8GB of built-in storage (twice as much as a typical Android Wear watch), but that there are set limits on how much media you can...

19 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Moto Maker, Motorola's hardware customization hub, is now open to the Moto 360 smartwatch -- meaning your wrist can now look as fancy as your phone and the rest of your wardrobe. Moto Maker offers three case finishes for the Moto 360 in dark metal, light metal or champagne gold, and nine bands in ...

20 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you've considered getting an Apple Watch, you've probably wondered about what happens when that battery eventually runs dry. Surely Apple would have a way to keep your timepiece running for more than a couple of years, right? Yes, it does. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch that the batter...

20 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Were you stuck at work when Apple kicked off its "spring forward" event and missed out on the whole shebang? Relax. As is its custom, Cupertino has posted a replay of the event so that you can tune in on your own terms. Just make sure you have a good hour and a half if you're bent on seeing the wh...

20 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Now that Mobile World Congress has come and gone, bringing with it a slew of smartwatch announcements, it's time to learn more about Apple's own highly anticipated entry into the market. We finally have a firm release date and a price -- April 24, starting at $349 for the 38mm Apple Watch Sport. B...

21 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you've been anxious that the Apple Watch might not last long on your wrist, you can relax... well, a bit. Apple now estimates that the device will hold out for 18 hours of typical use. Just what that means isn't clear, but the company has previously suggested that this includes a lot of activit...

21 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Can't help but give in to the hype surrounding Apple's "spring forward" event today? You'll have a few ways to satisfy your curiosity about the Apple Watch... and anything else Tim Cook might show. Apple is hosting its own live stream starting at 1PM Eastern, although you'll need to use an iOS dev...

21 days ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Apple was quick to tout payment support on the Apple Watch, but how does it work, really? How easily could a thief go on a shopping spree with your timepiece? Don't worry about waiting until the launch to find out, as the company's Eddy Cue has spilled the beans on Apple Pay support a little early...

22 days ago 0 Comments