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September 21, 2014

6 reasons why Filipinos shouldn’t buy smartwatches yet

With the announcement of various smartwatches from different manufacturers, a lot of people are probably considering getting one – including me. However, I’ve given it some thought and I have decided that it’s not the proper time to buy a smartwatch, or to even plan to. Here are 6 reasons why you should hold back on getting one at the moment: Continue Reading

September 21, 2014

Oculus reveals new Crescent Bay prototype

Oculus has just revealed a newer prototype of their VR headgear. Dubbed the Crescent Bay, the new gear has been re-designed to allow 360-degree head tracking and faster frame rates for better and more realistic viewing experience.

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September 20, 2014

Sony outs SmartEyeglass Developer Preview Kit

Sony is looking to join Google in the wearable market with their own smart eyeglass although it looks fairly crude compared to the Google Glass.

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September 19, 2014

Wear This: Garmin Fenix 2 Multi-Sport Watch

Garmin has recently introduced the Fenix2 multi-purpose watch in the local market. Targeting multi-sport enthusiasts, the Fenix2 was built to fit the likes of swimmers, hikers, runners, and skiers.

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September 12, 2014

Alcatel launches OneTouch Boomband for Php2,499

Along with the newly launched OneTouch smartphones, Alcatel also launched its latest wearable device, the OneTouch Boomband.

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September 11, 2014

Apple Watch versus Android Wear watches

Apple just announced their own version and take on what a smartwatch should be. For them it’s square, has rounded edges, can keep track of your fitness lifestyle, should be classy yet customazible, and a viable extension of your iPhone. While the Apple Watch is not the first one to feature such, it is a very compelling product to consider.
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September 10, 2014

Wear this: Garmin Vivofit Smartband

Garmin has been known for making GPS devices so it’s not that surprising that they’d also go into the health and fitness market with the Vivofit smartband. We’ve been using one for about a week along with other smartbands to see how it fares against the earlier ones.

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September 10, 2014

Apple Watch officially announced!

After so many months of speculation, the iWatch has now materialized into the Apple Watch, something the company calls the next chapter. Continue Reading

September 07, 2014

Huawei TalkBand B1 lands for Php5,995

Announced back in February during MWC 2014, the Huawei TalkBand B1 is now available in the Philippines with a suggested retail price of Php5,995.

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September 07, 2014

It’s About Time: A Smartwatch Compilation

A lot of smartwatches have already been outed and announced, running Android Wear or their own operating system, having round displays or conventional square ones and more. So to paint a clear picture of what the smartwatch industry looks like at the moment, we’ve compiled the smartwatches from top phone manufacturers that are competing for the space right now. Continue Reading

September 06, 2014

Google Glass now on Play Store for $1,500

The elusive Google Glass is now listed in the Google Play Store for a retail price of $1,500. The listing is only limited to the US version of the Play Store though.

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September 04, 2014

Intel introduces the MICA smart luxury bracelet

Intel has introduced a smart bracelet that merges a woman’s luxury accessory with communications technology – the MICA, or the “My Intelligent Communication Accessory.”

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September 04, 2014

Sony Smartwatch 3 and Smartband Talk unveiled

Sony has officially announced two new wearables in Berlin during IFA. The first one is the Sony Smartwatch 3, obviously on its 3rd generation and the other is the Smartband Talk fitness band.

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September 04, 2014

Samsung Gear VR powered by Galaxy Note 4

Mobile virtual reality, powered by our Galaxy Note 4. That’s how Samsung is positioning this rather interesting Oculus Rift head gear.

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September 04, 2014

Samsung Gear S: curved smartwatch runs on Tizen

Samsung is really banking on wearables this year and the announcement of the Samsung Gear S as a companion smartwatch to the Galaxy Note 4 is another testament to that.

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September 03, 2014

ASUS ZenWatch officially announced at IFA 2014

ASUS has officially announced its first wearable device powered by Google’s Android Wear – the ZenWatch.

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September 02, 2014

Jawbone UP24 launches in the Philippines for Php8,590

Jawbone has officially launched in the Philippines the UP24, the company’s latest fitness tracker that provides you feedback on your activity, calories burned, diet, and sleep. Continue Reading

September 01, 2014

Upcoming Sony Smartwatches appear in grainy render

The IFA 2014 is just around the corner and more leaks are finding their way online. What’s new today is this low-quality image of the Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk.
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August 29, 2014

Samsung Gear Circle, companion-necklace to the Note 4?

Called by Samsung as the Gear Circle because this earphones can transform into a circle and be worn as a necklace could be a companion accessory to the upcoming Galaxy Note 4.

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August 28, 2014

Samsung Gear S with 3G connectivity officially announced

Samsung has officially announced their latest wearable device that features a 2-inch curved Super AMOLED display, IP67-certified body, and 3G connectivity – the Gear S.
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August 28, 2014

LG G Watch R officially announced

LG Electronics has officially announced in Seoul, South Korea the G Watch R, the company’s new wearable that features a 1.3-inch full circle display and powered by Android Wear.

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August 20, 2014

Asus smartwatch to be unveiled at IFA 2014

Just after the report of having an immediate successor to the LG G Watch, Taiwanese-brand Asus now teases us with its upcoming smartwatch. Continue Reading

August 13, 2014

Misfit Shine launched in the Philippines for Php6,850

PowerMac today launched a new activity monitor called the Misfit Shine. This watch functions as an activity monitor and sleep monitor that is waterproof up to 50 meters.

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August 07, 2014

Timex Ironman One GPS+ comes with 3G

Timex is getting into the wearable market with a stand-alone smartwatch. The Timex Ironman One GPS+ doesn’t need to pair with your smartphoneas it comes with its own built-in GPS and 3G radio.

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