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Hands-on review: The smartwatch for semi-serious fitness buffs
The vivoactive 3 is equipped with a ton other features that make it a powerful companion for tracking fitness.
14 May 18
Global wearables market grows 17.9 percent - and we have a new leader
The worldwide wearables market continued its rapid rise in the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17) with multiple companies experiencing triple digit growth.
09 Jun 17
Apple takes wearable tech crown from Fitbit
Apple has been crowned the leading wearable technology company, despite CEO Tim Cook’s stubborn refusal to release Apple Watch numbers.
08 May 17
Fitbit unveils redesigned personal training app
“The app uses your own feedback to ensure each routine is built to match your fitness level, and personalised to your strength and stamina.”
16 Jan 17
How wearable technology is expanding beyond fitness
Vendors are making strides in wearables outside of fitness trackers and smart watches.
12 Jan 17
Late quarter drive from Apple sees significant growth in smart watch market
“The inclusion of GPS by Apple and many other vendors now poses a big threat to traditional GPS watches and fitness trackers."
04 Nov 16
The smartwatch shoot-out: Which one should you choose?
With every smartphone maker and their dog launching a smartwatch, many are scratching their heads, wondering which to buy.
09 Jun 16
Did you hear? Classroom wearables are where it's at
Wearables in the classroom are becoming the norm, as educators around the world adopt new tools and technologies to aid learning.
03 May 16
Are wearables not quite as popular as they seem?
Wearables are rapidly increasing in popularity, but not everyone is won over - especially when it comes to price.
31 Mar 16
Michael Kors enters the world of wearables with new smartwatch
“I thought, ‘Why can’t tech accessories be chic and glamorous?’ You wear them every day," says Michael Kors.
18 Mar 16
Personal health will look completely different by 2020
"The adoption of health monitoring devices will nearly treble by 2020, exceeding 70 million worldwide, up from an estimated 26 million this year."
16 Mar 16
Forget tracking steps, these wearables are changing lives
"The wrist has become prime real estate for technology you can wear, while the rest of the human body appears to have gone unnoticed."
22 Jan 16
Enterprise AR and wearable tech: Not to be underestimated
“It is clear that the overall status of the enterprise market for AR and wearable technology is at a tipping point."
21 Jan 16
Volvo and Microsoft, making 1980s tech dreams a reality
Volvo and Microsoft have teamed up to roll out a new wearable voice control system, a la the 1980s TV cult classic Knight Rider.
18 Jan 16
Samsung unveils new smart fridge, SUHD TV, wearables and tablet
“Samsung has worked to help people live smarter lives, and this year we have taken a huge step forwards with our diverse, IoT-enabled products."
11 Jan 16
Hands-on review: Garmin's Forerunner 25
PCs sales are tanking and smartphone hype is gradually running out of gas, and meanwhile, wearables continue generating a growing amount of excitement
30 Oct 15
Google's new Project Aura focuses on 'building cool wearables'
Google appears to be working in earnest to fulfill its promise to revamp the Google Glass and bring a new wearable device to enterprises.
21 Sep 15
The human body at the core of new wireless communication tech
New wireless communication technology that works by sending magnetic signals through the human body is on the horizon.
02 Sep 15
Watch out Fitbit: Apple is closing in
Leading wearable brand Fitbit may have a fight on its hands as Apple finds itself within striking distance in its first year in the wearable market.
28 Aug 15
Healthcare wearables trigger privacy concerns with consumers
"There is a lingering and noticeable concern around the protection of personal health information. This should be a warning bell for manufacturers."
11 Aug 15
Embracing the possibilities but not the risks of new tech
"Consumers are embracing many of the products and services being developed through new technologies, but are clearly concerned about managing risks."
18 May 15
Moto 360 smartwatch headed to New Zealand
The Android Wear smartwatch was specifically designed to help wearers manage their daily tasks with a flick of the wrist
24 Oct 14
Expert analysis: Apple Watch set to drive wearable market
Analysys Mason anticipates that smartwatches will become the dominant wearable smart device by sales in early 2017.
12 Sep 14
As CIOs look out at Wearables, what is it that they see?
Think back over the past 20 years at the innovative technologies that you have absorbed into your life...
10 Sep 14