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The Huawei Watch 2 (and Android Wear 2) have all the same smartwatch problems

The Huawei Watch 2 (and Android Wear 2) have all the same smartwatch problems But when Huawei handed me a review unit of their new Huawei Watch 2, which has pretty much all the tech you can stuff into a smartwatch these days, and runs the new Android Wear 2, I decided to give it a chance.On paper, the Huawei Watch 2 is everything a modern Android smartwatch should be: A powerful, versatile wearable watch that's great at tracking your fitness activities.

Fitbit's 2017 smartwatch looks like the Blaze and tracks your workouts with GPS

Fitbit's 2017 smartwatch looks like the Blaze and tracks your workouts with GPS Rumors suggest Fitbit’s next smartwatch will pack high-end sensors, revamped software, and apps that do more than tracking your sleep and workouts.Details are a little hard to come by, but here is everything we know so far about Fitbit’s 2017 smartwatch.

Fitbit's smartwatch is reportedly not coming along very well

Fitbit's smartwatch is reportedly not coming along very well The design is, according to one source, "definitely not sexy," and takes its cues from the company's attempt at a fitness smartwatch, the Blaze.If Fitbit is really having problems with the smartwatch, it's not from a lack of resources.

Huawei CEO doesn’t understand why smartwatches exist, and he has a point

Huawei CEO doesn’t understand why smartwatches exist, and he has a point “I am always confused as to what smartwatches are for when we have smartphones.” This is a statement many of us will have struggled with, perhaps as we ponder a smartwatch purchase, or admire one strapped to a friend’s wrist.

Huawei CEO thinks smartwatches are pointless

Huawei CEO thinks smartwatches are pointless I guess this is one way to do business; Huawei CEO Eric Xu Zhijun doesn’t care for one of their biggest recent releases - their new smartwatch.“I am always confused as to what smartwatches are for when we have smartphones,” he said, at Huawei’s 2017 Global Analyst Summit event in China, according to the South China Morning Post.

Nike and Apple are about to drop this collaboration on the public

Nike and Apple are about to drop this collaboration  on the public The Apple Watch just got a sporty boost of refined style, courtesy of Nike.The new design pairs a Space Gray Apple Watch casing with a "Light Bone/Black" band, giving the device a more laid-back vibe than Nike and Apple's previous collab, the Apple Watch Nike+.

Score major savings on these three popular Pebble Smartwatch models

Score major savings on these three popular Pebble Smartwatch models If you’ve been considering a Pebble smartwatch, now may be a great time to buy one, as Amazon has three models on sale for a limited time.The most long-lasting and affordable of these Pebble watches, the Pebble Time Smartwatch features Pebble’s new timeline interface.

Another smartwatch, this time by Acer

Another smartwatch, this time by Acer At Acer’s [email protected] global press conference in New York, the company announced the launch of the new Leap Ware smartwatch.“The new Acer Leap Ware is designed to act as a virtual coach to help people go, track, and share, sending them reminders and alerts when they need them the most.

Apple takes wearable tech crown from Fitbit

Apple takes wearable tech crown from Fitbit 5 million Apple Watch units during the quarter, up from 2., UK, and elsewhere due to enhanced styling, intensive marketing and a good retail presence," says Neil Mawston of Strategy analytics.

Fitbit's next-gen smartwatch will launch with its own app platform

Fitbit's next-gen smartwatch will launch with its own app platform James Park, Fitbit's CEO, confirmed that a new app ecosystem is in the works for the unnamed smartwatch's long-awaited debut in a conversation with The Verge.The app platform has been rumored since January, even before Park first teased the device after the company was forced to lay off 6 percent of its workforce.

Fund this Kickstarter campaign for your shot at a seriously smart watch

Fund this Kickstarter campaign for your shot at a seriously smart watch Powered by Android Wear and compatible with iOS, the Ticwatch Sport and Ticwatch Express watches use Google Assistant and all of the apps available in Google Play in an effort to help make your life easier.Besides tracking your physical performance, both Ticwatch models make it easy to use the built-in GPS and music playing capabilities hands free.

Next Apple Watch rumored to have cellular support

Next Apple Watch rumored to have cellular support The next generation Apple Watch might break free from your iPhone and connect directly to cellular networks, according to a report from reliable insider Mark Gurman of Bloomberg, who cited "people familiar with the matter.The unnamed Apple Watch, which might be called the "Series 3," is expected to launch later this year with the next generation of Apple products, although it could be delayed.

Fitbit finally has a real competitor to the Apple Watch, the Ionic

Fitbit finally has a real competitor to the Apple Watch, the Ionic The Ionic is also the first device to launch with the company's new Fitbit OS and app ecosystem, called App Gallery.I got a chance to try out Fitbit's new products (minus the Aria 2) at a preview event last week.

The Fitbit Ionic aims to be the all-in-one health and fitness smartwatch

The Fitbit Ionic aims to be the all-in-one health and fitness smartwatch The Fitbit Ionic is a smartwatch with a key focus on being a health and fitness first platform.The Ionic builds on Fitbit’s health and fitness expertise with a new relative SpO2 sensor, making it possible to track deeper health insights.

Fitbit Unveils First Smartwatch, Wireless Headphones

Fitbit Unveils First Smartwatch, Wireless Headphones Move over, Apple: Fitbit just unveiled its first smartwatch.Dubbed Fitbit Ionic, the wearable is marketed as a health-and-fitness platform with smart features.

Samsung fitness focused smartwatches take on Fitbit

Samsung fitness focused smartwatches take on Fitbit The Gear Sport aims to be stylish, yet practical with a minimalistic, circular bezel, Super AMOLED 1.The Gear Sport will be available in blue and black, it also includes Gear foundational functions.

Garmin has some new wearables you might actually want to put on your wrist

Garmin has some new wearables you might actually want to put on your wrist The company just announced a diverse new round of releases that could put it in position to challenge industry heavyweights like Apple and Fitbit.The three new vívo-branded wearables look to cover a wide range of uses, from a fashion-first hybrid to pure fitness and activity tracking.

The 8 best gadgets from IFA, Europe's largest technology show

The 8 best gadgets from IFA, Europe's largest technology show Europe's largest technology show, IFA, kicked off early this week in Berlin.Here's our picks for the best tech products we saw and why you should care about them.

Fitbit's new partnership will bring diabetes monitoring to the Ionic smartwatch

Fitbit's new partnership will bring diabetes monitoring to the Ionic smartwatch The first initiative to come from the deal will bring Dexcom's data to the upcoming Ionic smartwatch, where glucose levels will be accessible right alongside steps, heart rate, and other stats tracked by the device.The partnership won't give the Ionic continuous glucose monitoring capabilities on its own — patients will need to connect one of Dexcom's devices to their Fitbit app — but putting the data right on the smartwatch should make keeping track throughout the day an even more seamless experience.