Hardware

Fitbit CEO James Park on the way forward for wearables

 But while some close competition like Jawbone have gone the way of the dodo, Fitbit is still kicking — and is indeed still synonymous with the wearable category for many consumers.The company has worked hard to diversify its product offerings and has begun to make a more aggressive push into the healthcare market. But for the past several months, one way forward has loomed larger than… Read More

Fitbit CEO James Park on the way forward for wearables

 But while some close competition like Jawbone have gone the way of the dodo, Fitbit is still kicking — and is indeed still synonymous with the wearable category for many consumers.The company has worked hard to diversify its product offerings and has begun to make a more aggressive push into the healthcare market. But for the past several months, one way forward has loomed larger than… Read More

Fitbit CEO James Park on the way forward for wearables

 But while some close competition like Jawbone have gone the way of the dodo, Fitbit is still kicking — and is indeed still synonymous with the wearable category for many consumers.The company has worked hard to diversify its product offerings and has begun to make a more aggressive push into the healthcare market. But for the past several months, one way forward has loomed larger than… Read More

Fitbit CEO James Park on the way forward for wearables

 But while some close competition like Jawbone have gone the way of the dodo, Fitbit is still kicking — and is indeed still synonymous with the wearable category for many consumers.The company has worked hard to diversify its product offerings and has begun to make a more aggressive push into the healthcare market. But for the past several months, one way forward has loomed larger than… Read More

Fitbit is betting big on the Ionic smartwatch

 The Ionic is a bit of a Hail Mary pass. The smartwatch represents years of R&D and millions of dollars in acquisitions converging into one product. It’s one the company’s CEO has been talking up months before its official unveiling, pointing to it as a sign that Fitbit has fight left in it, even as the wearable industry continues to contract around it. Read More

Fitbit is betting big on the Ionic smartwatch

 The Ionic is a bit of a Hail Mary pass. The smartwatch represents years of R&D and millions of dollars in acquisitions converging into one product. It’s one the company’s CEO has been talking up months before its official unveiling, pointing to it as a sign that Fitbit has fight left in it, even as the wearable industry continues to contract around it. Read More

Petcube Bites is a capable canine companion for when you’re not home

 Keep your dogs close but your kitties closer, is I think the expression. Maybe. Whatever it is, pets are important to people. And keeping a close watch on them even when you’re not located in the same place has become increasingly possible thanks to the broad proliferation of tech like Wi-Fi connected cameras. Petcube Bites is one of those cameras, but it’s also a treat… Read More

Petcube Bites is a capable canine companion for when you’re not home

 Keep your dogs close but your kitties closer, is I think the expression. Maybe. Whatever it is, pets are important to people. And keeping a close watch on them even when you’re not located in the same place has become increasingly possible thanks to the broad proliferation of tech like Wi-Fi connected cameras. Petcube Bites is one of those cameras, but it’s also a treat… Read More

Essential Phone begins shipping to customers

 The Essential Phone started arriving in the hands of media and reviewers just last week, and as of today it’s now also shipping out to its first customers. Essential announced the news via its Twitter account, and told early buyers to keep an eye out for tracking info sent out via email. We're beginning to ship Essential Phone! Please look out for an e-mail today with tracking info.… Read More

Essential Phone begins shipping to customers

 The Essential Phone started arriving in the hands of media and reviewers just last week, and as of today it’s now also shipping out to its first customers. Essential announced the news via its Twitter account, and told early buyers to keep an eye out for tracking info sent out via email. We're beginning to ship Essential Phone! Please look out for an e-mail today with tracking info.… Read More

Pioneer’s AVH-2330NEX gives you both Android Auto and CarPlay – without a new car price tag

 CarPlay and Android Auto can only really be described as what you’d call a ‘slow burn.’ They both debuted quite a few years ago, but getting access to them via first-party infotainment systems didn’t happen with the pace early adopters might be accustomed to. Luckily, a variety of third-party aftermarket in-car audio and infotainment decks offer an option for those… Read More

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 seems like the dream of the phablet realized

 The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is nearly here, with general availability set for September 15 and pre-orders on now. The smartphone was revealed with much fanfare during an event in NYC on Thursday, and Samsung drew particular attention to its new opt...