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IDC: Earwear and watches expected to drive wearables market
Smartwatches and ear-worn devices will account for more than 70% of all wearable shipments by 2023.
In brief: A look at Samsung's latest gadgets
Samsung has been busy releasing a bunch of products including smartphones, watches and tablets – here are the latest gadgets you should watch out for.
watchOS 6 preview brings Watch-only apps, new faces, and features
“watchOS 6 extends our commitment to helping users better manage their health and fitness with powerful and personal new tools.”
Hands-on review: The Fitbit Versa Lite
At first glance, the Versa and the Versa Lite look exactly the same. For someone who is not a Versa user, the two can be easily mistaken.
Hands-on review: Huawei Watch GT
I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time with the Watch GT. It’s converted me from being anti-smartwatch to someone who’s genuinely considering buying one.
Hands-on review: Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 3 and the Amazfit Bip
You’ll probably be sad to see another device say ‘farewell’ to the 3.5mm headphone jack. Fortunately though, as mentioned, Xiaomi were kind enough to include an adapter in the box.
European Commission urges recall of children's smartwatch
If you’ve been on a trip to Germany recently and picked up a few gifts for the family, you might want to take note if you happened to by the Enox Safe-KID-One smartwatch for children.
Wearables market flourishing - fuelled by smartwatches
A market that has stuttered in the past now has a bright forecast as adoption of wearable technology continues to thrive.
Review: Should you buy the Fitbit Charge 3?
If you are new the to the world of wearables you might be wondering if Fitbit’s new offering is a good first step. Maybe I can help with that.
Wearable device market one to... watch
Gartner says shipments of wearables will reach 225 million in 2019, with spending hitting US$42b, with smartwatches still taking the lion’s share.
Apple watch shipments up 30% YoY with boost from LTE in APAC
Apple Watch shipments to Asia alone surpassed 250,000 units, with the LTE version accounting for about 60%.
Hands-on review: Fitbit Versa, the perfect fitness lifestyle companion
Fitbit Versa introduces new capabilities to its lifestyle smartwatches including female health tracking and Fitbit Pay integration.
IDC - Smartwatches to take the lead as Wearables market grows
The worldwide wearables market is forecast to ship 124.9 million units by the end of 2018, up 8.2% from the prior year.
Wearables market showing no wear as smartwatches drive growth
Canalys says wearable band shipments grew 35 percent from the year before with a two horse race at the front & fierce competition behind.
Ingram Micro NZ scores exclusive distribution rights to Fitbit
According to Ingram Micro NZ, the move reflects its focus on offering market-leading brands to all of its partners.
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.
Smartwatches forecast to dominate wearables market by 2022
It’s been hyped about for years, but according to IDC smartwatches are finally beginning to make an impact on the wearables market.
Apple or Android? Smartphone sales surge 11% in AU
9.2m smartphones were sold in 2017, a big increase from last year that was largely driven by a 'replacement cycle' from one of the major OS.
Cisco, Samsung, Spark & Jupl push healthcare tech into Aussie market
The solution evolved as a result of thousands of hours of collaboration between Samsung, Cisco Jasper, Spark and Jupl.
Apple Watch 2017 shipments up by over 50% - Canalys
Q4 2017 shipments grew by more than 32% over Q4 2016, the highest ever number of shipments in a single quarter for any wearable vendor.
Fitbit delivers revolutionary update for the Ionic
“With this update, we are delivering on our promise to enhance the smart experience of the Ionic..."
Hands-on review: Fitbit Alta HR, reunited and it feels so good
The Fitbit Alta is Fitbit’s slimmest design yet, but don’t mistake its simple design for a basic fitness band...
Apple retakes the lead in the smart watch race
Apple retook the lead in the wearable band market in Q3 2017...
IDC says basic wearables are declining while smartwatches surge
While basic wearables declined 0.9 percent during the quarter, smartwatches skyrocketed 60.9 percent - a trend that is expected to continue.