Myo gesture control armband now available to purchase

Two years after launching initial pre-orders, the Myo gesture control armband can be purchased directly from Amazon. This one-size-fits-all device is worn about the arm, and it analyses muscle activity and hand motion while in use. With the correct gestures, Myo lets users control a variety of digital gadgets and technologies. Thalmic Labs, the company more »

Huawei stays committed to basic fitness trackers with TalkBand B2 and N1

Just because they have a fancy, complex, premium-looking wearable now to rival Motorola’s Moto 360, LG’s G Watch R or the Apple Watch, it doesn’t mean Huawei is abandoning the low-cost activity tracker segment.

Huawei’s first ‘Watch’ runs Android Wear, looks stunning

The aptly named Huawei Watch has just gone official at the 2015 Mobile World Congress, and believe it or not, it’s a gizmo to be reckoned with. No ifs, no buts, no “considering how cheap it might be”. It’s a legitimate contender for the title of best Android Wear device out and about, and it directly takes aim at the Apple Watch as well.

Here’s where you can live stream Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and HTC’s One M9 events

Ready to start the Galaxy S6 and One M9 countdowns? At least as far as the former goes, you can literally do just that by heading over to YouTube. Then, in a little under 48 hours, this link will replace the timer with a live video feed from Samsung’s pre-MWC Barcelona press conference.

Huawei (loosely) unwraps world’s first LTE smartband, more details coming soon

Had trouble believing a company as focused on affordability as Huawei would foreshadow industry pioneers like Samsung or Apple in fitting an advanced 4G LTE modem on a wearable device? Well, it’s true, and the rising Chinese OEM is so excited about its newest smartband it just couldn’t wait for next week’s Mobile World Congress to unveil it.

Apple what? Pepple Time watch breaks (more) records

Has it really been two years, almost? I guess so. After the huge successes of the original Pebble smartwatch and follow-up Pebble Steel, the company is back to break more records with their latest, the Pebble Time.


Acer rumored as first OEM to unveil Windows 10 smartphone at MWC

It’s odd, but although we expect Microsoft to keep its high-end Lumia cards close to the chest a while longer and introduce a few routine mid-rangers running Windows Phone 8.1 at next week’s Mobile World Congress, the same show could see the world’s first Win 10 handheld debut.


Would you eat a wearable banana fitness device?

Either it’s April Fools or 2015 is a strange year for wearable fitness devices. First, I saw a wearable belt at CES 2015 that would automatically loosen itself after a large meal, and now there’s a wearable banana. Yes, banana. Take it, Gwen!

Minor bug-fixing 5.0.2 updates go out to various Android Wear watches

Android Wear 5.0.2It’s time for a new flavor of Lollipop to spruce up the software on the lauded but underperforming Android Wear smartwatches. Alas, it isn’t build 5.1 or 5.2 that’s rapidly spreading around the “ecosystem”, but instead 5.0.2.

Sony opens pre-orders for cheaper, uglier Google Glass alternative

It takes immense courage to try to succeed where Google has failed, and Sony’s SmartEyeglass release timing seems particularly challenging.

Huawei’s vague MWC teasers could allude to LTE standalone smartwatch

We already know Huawei intends to fly to Barcelona soon for a couple of early March product announcements at the Mobile World Congress. These are guaranteed to have nothing to do with Windows 10, and flagship Android smartphone launches seem highly unlikely.

Google patents weird deodorizing wearable

It could be that Google is just trolling all of us, but I choose to believe there’s a different origin story to Google’s new deodorizing wearable.