Today, Mashable published a full review of Samsung's new Gear Fit smartwatch and called it the best fitness wearable yet.
Today, Google unveiled an official marketing campaign for its new smartwatch SDK (which we blogged about last week), called Android Wear. The concept is demonstrated in the video below.
TechCrunch reports that news out of SXSW yesterday (March 9) is that Google will be releasing a software development kit (SDK) for smart watches and wearable devices two weeks from now.
comScore today released U.S. smartphone subscriber market share figures from January 2014, indicating Apple is the most popular smartphone maker in the U.S., with 41.6% of total market share.
TechCrunch reported today that Apple announced its new CarPlay system for iOS in-car controls at the Geneva Motor Show. "(The move) could massively expand the Apple mobile ecosystem – by turning cars into app-enabled iPhone accessories," wrote TechCrunch's Darrell Etherington.
Yesterday, Google announced it was buying smart device maker Nest for a whopping $3.2 billion. The deal left tech pundits wondering how Nest -- which makes a well-known line of thermostats and, recently, smoke detectors (pictured above) -- could possibly be worth that much money.
Nick Wingfield wrote a great article for the New York Times (Dec. 15) on the changing landscape of tech stores, a topic we've been watching very closely ourselves.
Today, Nest (the makers of the coolest interactive thermostat everybody was talking about for the past year) announced "Protect," its new smoke and carbon monoxide alarm.
Adobe is well known for its Creative Suite of software. Back in the '90s, the company invented the de facto standard for online printable documents, the PDF. Their flagship product, Photoshop, is the industry standard for photo editing. It is so popular outside of the creative industry, that the phrase "Photoshop it" is now commonplace and understood by even my grandmother. To say they have been successful in creating software is an understatement.
A new audio-recording wristband named Kapture will be going live on Kickstarter in a little more than a week. Devices that can record is no new feat, however, the Kapture has a unique new feature: it's always recording.
Last week we tweeted a Quartz story (July 2) on the "meteoric" rise of cellphones that reported the United Nations is projecting mobile phone subscriptions will reach 6.8 billion by the end of 2013. Since the world currently has just over 7 billion people, that's nearly one mobile phone for every single person on Earth (see graph below).
Jason Mick of DailyTech.com today wrote about Detroit automakers' current demand for app developers in what's being called an "infotainment arms race."
Your friends are coming to visit you from out of town today. They arrive while you're at work and typically they'd have to come to your office to get your key and get into your apartment. But with the new Smart Lock from August (pictured above), those days are over.