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January 9, 2019
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Omron HeartGuide packs blood pressure monitor into a smartwatch, Complete BP monitor features EKG tech from AliveCor

Omron showed off its latest wares at the ShowStoppers event at CES 2019 on Tuesday, including the HeartGuide wearable blood pressure monitor and an at-home BP monitor with EKG technology developed in partnership with AliveCor. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 3, 2017
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Fitbit says it plans to unveil ‘the best health and fitness’ smartwatch later this year

While several wearable companies have exited the market recently, Fitbit is still working on its new smartwatch. According to CEO James Park, the company hopes to release the accessory “ahead of the holiday season.” Park made the announcement in Fitbit’s … Continue reading

January 8, 2017
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Samsung makes good on promise to bring Gear S2, S3, Fit 2 smartwatch compatibility to iOS

After initially announcing iOS support for the Gear S3 in August of 2015, Samsung has published apps for the Gear S2, Gear S3, and Gear Fit2 on the iOS App Store, making them compatible with the iPhone. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

December 1, 2016
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Fitbit to reportedly buy smartwatch maker Pebble for ‘small amount,’ phase out product

Wearable fitness device giant Fitbit is reportedly on the verge of buying out, and subsequently shutting down, smartwatch upstart Pebble for what sources describe as a "small amount." AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 12, 2016
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Apple Watch Ranked Highest in Smartwatch Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power

Market research company J.D. Power has published the results of its 2016 Smartwatch Device Satisfaction Report, and Apple ranked highest among smartwatch manufacturers in customer satisfaction. Samsung finished in second place, although it was first in the related fitness band … Continue reading

November 13, 2015
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Fossil spends $260M on wearables startup Misfit to bolster smartwatch lineup

In a bid to address the growing smartwatch market, established consumer wristwatch maker Fossil on Thursday announced an agreement to acquire wearables firm Misfit for $ 260 million. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 28, 2015
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After crushing rival smartwatch sales, Apple Watch portrayed as doomed by CNBC

CNBC has issued a stream of flawed reports suggesting calamity and doom for Apple Watch–already the world’s most commercially successful wearable–with each article twisting data to say the opposite of the truth in order to deliver sensational clickbait. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

June 21, 2015
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Pebble Time review: A modern day smartwatch, that’s stuck in the past (Video)

Pebble Time is an interesting smartwatch. This is a bit different from anything else out there in the sense that it’s super low-tech. There’s absolutely nothing flashy about it. As far as smartwatches go, this is as barebones as it gets, … Continue reading