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January 07, 2015

Razer Launches Nabu X, Cheaper Alternative to Nabu

Along with the Forge TV and its wireless companions, Razer also unveiled a cheaper version of its wearable dubbed as the Razer Nabu X.

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January 06, 2015

Lenovo Goes E-Ink With The Vibe Band VB10

E-Ink displays are slowly becoming a popular choice for smartwatch/fitness band makers because of its lesser energy consumption compared to traditional LCD display. Lenovo has taken that to account and used this low-cost, energy-efficient panel on their new chic wearable called Lenovo Vibe Band VB10.

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January 06, 2015

Sony outs SmartWatch 3 stainless steel edition

Sony has announced a new model of its SmartWatch 3 from last year, the SmartWatch 3 stainless steel edition.

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January 06, 2015

Garmin unveils VivoActive sports smartwatch

Garmin has just announced a number of devices, including the Fenix 3, Epix and the VivoActive. The latter is Garmin’s latest sports smartwatch.

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January 03, 2015

iHealth Edge AM3: Wireless Activity Tracker and Sleep Monitor

iHealth Lab has been doing a number of health and fitness devices, one of which is a wireless, app-controlled body analysis scale we featured here last month. This other one is an activity tracker and sleep monitor.

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January 03, 2015

Alcatel introduces affordable OneTouch Watch series

Along with the OneTouch Pixi 3 series, Alcatel is also introducing its OneTouch Watch series which the company claims as the “smartwatch that puts a premium on elegant design at a very accessible price.”

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December 23, 2014

O+ Tag hands-on, first impressions

O+ USA recently released a wearable device called the O+ Tag, a water resistant Bluetooth-enabled pendant that connects to your Android smartphone. It acts as an SMS reader, pedometer, and retrieves notifications from your smartphone. Find out what we think of the device by reading our hands on and first impressions below.

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December 22, 2014

Cherry Mobile G2 First Impressions

Cherry Mobile has recently announced the successor of the CM G1 Watch Phone and we thought of sharing our initial thoughts about it while we’re still prepping for the full review.

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December 22, 2014

O+ Time Unboxed, Hands-on

Smartwatches have been on the rise in the recent months, and O+ wouldn’t want to miss on its current popularity as it banks on a low-cost wearable called Time as a local offering. We unboxed and got our hands on it for a short time, and here are our observations. Continue Reading

December 14, 2014

LG G Watch R Quick Review

When LG came out with their first smartwatch back in March, it looked very plain and simple and had very few features and functionalities. The battery life of about 1.5 days can also be a nuisance since you’ll be forced to re-charge it every single night.

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December 03, 2014

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide 2014: Smartwatches

You’ve seen our Christmas Gadget Guide for smartphones and tablets. This time we’re gonna walk you through our Gadget Guide for Smartwatches. After all, 2014 is the year for these high-tech wearables. So if you’re on a lookout for something to put on your wrist that does more than just tell you the time then read our guide below. Continue Reading

November 05, 2014

Jawbone UP3 and Jawbone Move announced

Jawbone today announced two new fitness bands — the UP MOVE and UP3. The Jawbone Move is a totally new model while the UP3 is a successor to the UP24 which was released in the Philippines last September.

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October 30, 2014

Microsoft Band wearable device officially announced

The Redmond-based company has officially announced its own wearable device called the Microsoft Band which features a 1.4-inch touch screen display, water and splash resistant body, and a slew of sensors to keep track of your activities. Continue Reading

October 27, 2014

Lenovo’s new fitness smartband lets you unlock your PCs

Laptop and smartphone maker Lenovo is also entering the wearable device segment of the market with the launch the SW-B100 fitness smartband, designed for ‘young people who take care of their personal health and are interested in new tech trend products.’

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October 24, 2014

Android Wear to get GPS support and offline music

Google‘s very own smartwatch operating system, Android Wear, will receive its first major update since its initial release. It will bring some useful features that could make our wrist computers better.
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October 24, 2014

LG G Watch Review

2014 is the year of smartwatches. Multiple smartwatches gained popularity this year. Ranging from Pebble to multiple smartwatch platforms. Then Google’s Android Wear enters to unify OEMs in creating the smartwatch of the future. One of them is the LG G Watch, a square Android Wear smartwatch that wants to cling on your wrist the whole day.

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October 23, 2014

ASUS to launch new ZenFone and ZenWatch this month

ASUS Japan has just released a teaser that hints that the company will soon launch its new set of Zen products this month, particularly a ZenFone and a ZenWatch.

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October 15, 2014

Sony SmartWatch 3, SmartBand Talk now in the PH

Sony’s latest wearables, the SmartWatch 3 powered by Android Wear and the SmartBand Talk with a curved E Ink display, were officially launched in the country and will be available soon for purchase.

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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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