In the month of February, Samsung held the Galaxy Unpacked event where it unveiled the Galaxy S10 lineup (1,2,3) of flagship smartphones. Besides, the company also unveiled a wide variety of accessories which include the Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Fit, Galaxy Fit e and the Galaxy Watch Active. The Galaxy Buds were made available in the country alongside the flagship smartphones, but the three previously mentioned smart wearables were not.
On the 25th of June, Samsung India sent out a press release where it officially announced the three fitness oriented smart wearable devices for the country. To recap the features and specs of the devices are as follows:Samsung Galaxy Fit and [...]
Samsung rebranded its wearable lineup starting the Galaxy Watch last year. The successor to the Gear S3, it features an upgraded design and better features. The company then launched its fitness variant, the Galaxy Watch Active at the Galaxy Unpacked event in the month of February. Now, reports of the successor to the Galaxy Watch have started to surface online. According to a source, Samsung is working on the next generation wearable, purportedly called the Galaxy Watch 2 and may release it soon.Samsung Galaxy Watch 2
As mentioned above, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 2 will be a successor to the Galaxy [...]
When Apple launched the Apple Watch Series 4 with the ECG functionality, it could have not been foretold that even medical practitioners would use it to diagnose patients. In an astonishing report, a US doctor used his Apple Watch Series 4 to diagnose a patient with a heart condition at a restaurant.
As a physician, it’s much faster to put my #applewatch4 on someone else’s wrist to detect ?? disease (A. fib) than finding a ECG machine at a public restaurant! ? (Indeed, a true #mhealth guardian) pic.twitter.com/JLVD4JUYI9— Tommy Korn MD (@TommyKornMD) June 21, 2019
The Tweet shared by the doctor exhibits the patient who is getting his [...]
The Apple Watch was first introduced in the year 2015 which incorporates fitness tracking and health oriented capabilities including heart rate monitoring. Over the last four years, the device has seen three iterations with the current generation Apple Watch 4 being unveiled in September 2018. Three months before the expected launch date of Apple Watch 5 (name not official) some details about the future device have surfaced. Reportedly the upcoming Apple Watch will be of great use for Diabetes patient as it will be able to track blood glucose levels on the go with the flick of a wrist.
The piece of information was shared by a senior executive of Dexcom Inc that designs and [...]
The United States based Garmin has introduced the latest smartwatches under its Forerunner lineup in India. The wearables carry the Forerunner 245 and Forerunner 245 Music and they were originally launched in the US in the month of May. Both devices are targeted towards runners and cyclists who wish to keep track of their workout stats. Besides, the newly launched devices also offer support for strength training, yoga, elliptical and tracking sleep cycles. The key difference between the two devices is that the Forerunner Music 245 can locally store upto 500 music tracks.Forerunner 245 & 245 Music Design and Features
Both the Forerunner 245 and Forerunner 245 Music have [...]
Xiaomi backed Huami has launched the Amazfit Amazfit Health Watch at an event held in China. It is the successor to the original Huami Amazfit Watch and has a similar design to its predecessor.HuamiAmazfit Health Watch Features and Design
The Amazfit Health Watch from Huami has a modern design with a square shaped housing. The smart fitness watch features a 1.28 inch colour display with 176 x 176 px resolution and tempered glass protection. Besides the touch screen display, the device can even be controlled via the right side mounted circular crown. The smartwatch supports narrowband network technology (NB IoT) so it is not necessary to be paired with a smartphone to track [...]
After much speculations and leaks, Chinese smartphone OEM Xiaomi has launched the Mi Band 4 fitness tracker. It is the successor to the Mi Band 3 introduced last year and boasts of notable improvements over its predecessor. The wearable has been launched initially in China with global availability to be announced soon.Mi Band 4
As mentioned above, the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is the latest fitness band from the company. The most distinguishable change of the device over its predecessor is the presence of a colour display. It has a 0.95 inch AMOLED touchscreen display with a resolution of 240 x 120 px which is significantly larger than the 0.78-inch monochrome OLED found in [...]
After the wonderful success of the Mi Band 3, Xiaomi has been highly anticipated to launch the updated Mi Band 4. The former is expected to be a worthwhile upgrade over the current generation device with significantly bumped up features. The company’s CEO has shared an official teaser of the smart wearable that uncovers its launch date and key features.Mi Band 4 Features
The key highlighting feature of the upcoming Mi Band 4 is the inclusion of a colour display which will open up a whole new array of applications for the device. Due to the said feature, the information presented on the device’s display will be more intuitive and appealing to the eye. [...]
In a world where health concerns are on the rise, each step taken in the right direction may save lives. Apple recognised the need for a device that brings genuine utility for its consumers. Rather than making an entirely new product, it has added new layers of functionality that enables the device to be a small but impactful health partner.
Apple has focused on making the Watch a standalone experience with its own unique functions. With the inclusion of an ECG sensor on the Apple Watch series 4, health took an active role with the device. Incorporating many of the health monitoring features that have been popular in the mobile industry such as tracking the number of [...]
Xiaomi launched the latest iteration of its fitness wearable, the Mi Band 3 last year. It has been long speculated that the company will launch a successor to the device soon. Details about the upcoming wearable; purportedly called the Mi Band 4 have been leaked online in the past. Images of the device have surfaced online which reveal the updates inbound over its predecessor.Mi Band 4
The Mi Band 4 will be the latest fitness wearable from Xiaomi. Images of the device reveal it will have a coloured display. This will be an improvement over the monochrome display found on the Mi Band 3. While its rest of the design is reminiscent of the previous generation, the [...]
American apparel brand Under Armour and popular actor/retired professional wrestler, Dwayne Johnson have collaborated to unveil new ‘Project Rock’ Truly Wireless Earphones. The earbuds are focused towards consumers who indulge in extensive fitness activities such as gymming, running and exercising. Previously, the duo launched the over-the-ear UA Sport Wireless Project Rock Edition headphones in 2018.Project True Wireless Earphones Features
The Truly Wireless Earbuds will be the latest addition to the “Project Rock” audio products. Named as the “UA True Wireless Flash Project Rock Edition”, the earphones are IPX7-rated water [...]
“Electronics” and “Growing” are probably two words that may not have previously co-existed in the past, though not anymore. Reports claim that almost 400 million headphone units were retailed in the year 2018 alone. The highly popular gadgets are fabricated out of a variety of materials such as leather, plastic and mesh, all of which are not exactly environment favourable. As a solution, Finnish Design Studio Aivan has designed the Korvaa headphones that are extremely environment friendly. In fact, the materials used form a crucial basis of the environment itself.
The headband of the Korvaa headset is born out of a 3D printer and designed with the help [...]