Tag: wearables

Garmin’s new Fenix 5 smartwatch aims be the leader in fitness wearables | IT Gadgets Review

Garmin has just unveiled three beautiful successors to its multi sport GPS watch – the Fenix 5, Fenix 5S and the Fenix 5X. All of the these new Fenix watches are waterproof rated to 100 metres, so you can go for a dip without worrying that the stainless steel body will get damaged. The Fenix 3 series are already well…

Snap’s Spectacles – what’s with the hype? Quick review on this smart glasses for SnapChat | IT Gadget Review

Early this year, Snap launched their very first consumer gadget – USD 130 Snap Spectacles, which essentially allow any wearers to take circular videos and post them to their Snapchat accounts. In their press release, Snap proudly describes itself as “a camera company” that sells “toys” to the connected generation. Seemingly, Spectacles are a key piece of the company’s business…

​ EZLink launched one of the first EZlink based fitness tracker – now you can run and commute without a wallet! | IT Gadgets Review

  In this modern day, wearables have already starting to be part of our daily lives, helping us to be more active and healthy. Singapore EZlink saw this trend and partnered with Watchdata to develop a customized version of EZlink Fitness tracker. Modeled as Sharkey B1, this EZLink Fitness tracker looks like any wrist based band tracker. The retail set…

Apple Watch Series 2 is now a more worthy contender to the king of smart watches – all about Apple Watch Edition Series 2 | IT Gadgets Review

During the September 2016 annual product release event, Apple announced the second generation Apple Watch Series 2. This year in particular, Apple’s announcement was mainly focused on the fitness features of Apple Watch Series 2 which is positioned as a smarter and user-friendly wearable for swimming workouts. There are even new algorithms for pool and open water swimming sessions –…

Pokemon Go Plus – smart wearables for the popular Pokemon Go app? | IT Gadgets Review

With the recent hype of the Pokemon Go App, Nintendo further capitalised the massive player base with the release of Pokemon Go Plus. The Pokemon GO Plus is essentially a small Bluetooth based device that lets you enjoy the game while you’re on the move and not looking at your smartphone. The device connects to a smartphone via Bluetooth low energy…

Mi Band Pulse (小米手环光感版) – now upgraded with HR monitoring but still at the same affordable price point | IT Gadgets Review

Back in 2013, Mi Band made waves in the wearable industry for being the most affordable smart fitness tracker in town. Likewise in July 2014, Xiaomi announced the improved version – MiBand Pulse (小米手环光感版) which stirred good attention from Mi fans and competitors alike. Not much has differed in terms of packaging and the accessories which include the USB based charging…

Nike+ Data – Now you can update your running records to multiple Running Apps – Nike+, Strava, Runkeeper, MapMyRun | Software Guide

One of the biggest challenges for runners is to stay constantly motivated and disciplined to his own training schedule. As much as some do not share their runs history with friends, one should not underestimate the additional motivation you can derive by keeping abreast with your social networks. Getting all the extra cheers to push your limits further to getting…

Review of the new Apple Watch – smartness in luxury? How does it compare as a first generation smartwatch | IT Gadgets Review

Apple Watch is the latest product line Apple (AAPL) has created in addition to the existing iPhone, iPods, Mac, iCloud and iTunes services. For the smartwatch industry, Apple is not the pioneer and incumbent unlike the better known brands – Samsung Gear, LG G, Pebble, Moto 360. Not to mention the whole slew of Fitness trackers e.g. Garmin Vivoactive, Tom…

Microsoft Band – another stake into the wearables industry. Worthy contender despite late entry?

Microsoft has jumped into the wearables bandwagon recently with her new product line – Microsoft Band. As the name states, it mimics some of the wearables out there in the existing saturated fitness market – a band with digital display packed with numerous tracking sensors to be worn around one’s wrist. Officially, it does look as a sexy value proposition…

Mainstream wearables company launched new Fitbit Heart Rate series – Fitbit Charge HR & Fitbit Surge. Getting healthy is now easier! | IT Gadgets review

2015 is definitely a year of wearables. Several companies have started marketing their new wearable series – Jawbone, Microsoft, Misfit, Apple, Samsung, TomTom, Garmin etc. Personally, at this juncture, I would think the requirements of a wearable differs for every individual. For me, I would be looking at one which can help me track my general fitness without compromising the…