Wearables

Report: Jawbone Is Shutting down Its Business

Report: Jawbone Is Shutting down Its Business

Jawbone, a company popular for its Bluetooth headsets, speakers and fitness bands, is reportedly closing shop. A report from The Information suggests that the company has already begun sending notices to its staff as well as the creditors. Most of the employees at Jawbone have begun the transition to a spinoff brand, known as Jawbone Health Hub, the report adds. CEO and co-founder of Jawbone, Hosain Rahman, has already moved on to the new company.

Misfit Unveils the Vapor Smartwatch at CES 2017

Misfit Unveils the Vapor Smartwatch at CES 2017

The Consumer Electronics Show can sometimes be the home for companies to show off what’s known as “vaporware,” or something that’s been announced, but isn’t available to buy.

Jawbone has Reportedly Stopped Making its UP Fitness Bands

Jawbone has Reportedly Stopped Making its UP Fitness Bands

Last year was an interesting time for Jawbone, an accessory and device manufacturer that has been around for quite some time.

Fitbit CEO: Apple Has Wrong Approach to Wearables With Apple Watch

Fitbit CEO: Apple Has Wrong Approach to Wearables With Apple Watch

James Park, co-founder and chief executive of Fitbit, believes Apple has the wrong approach to wearables with the Apple Watch. Park has also revealed how his company’s latest devices were inspired by the iPhone 4s and its seamless Bluetooth syncing.

IDC predicts Apple Watch will grab 50% of the smartwatch market share in 2016

IDC predicts Apple Watch will grab 50% of the smartwatch market share in 2016

Smartwatches are expected to become even bigger in 2016 as shipments reach 110 million by the end of the year — and Apple Watch is likely to account for half of them, according to IDC. By 2019, smartwatch shipments are expected to surpass 200 million units.

Fitbit unveils the Blaze, a $200 dedicated fitness watch that can handle notifications

Fitbit unveils the Blaze, a $200 dedicated fitness watch that can handle notifications

All wearables are not designed equal, and, more often than not, this is a conscious decision to separate the device from the laundry list of competitors.

President Obama chose a Fitbit Surge over the Apple Watch

President Obama chose a Fitbit Surge over the Apple Watch

When it comes to wearables, one of the more attractive options out there is the Apple Watch, but sometimes it just isn’t meant to be.

Fitbit’s iOS app climbed to the top of the free charts on Christmas Day

Fitbit’s iOS app climbed to the top of the free charts on Christmas Day

There are a lot of devices to choose from when it comes to gifting, but apparently a lot of people out there got a Fitbit for Christmas.

Pebble launches ‘Pebble Health’ fitness tracking for its own wearables

Pebble launches ‘Pebble Health’ fitness tracking for its own wearables

For wearables, especially smartwatches, adding as many features as possible is one way to stand out. Fitness tracking is something that many consider standard at this point.

HP and Movado unveil the Bold Motion smartwatches with iOS support

HP and Movado unveil the Bold Motion smartwatches with iOS support

Last year, HP unveiled the MB Chronowing, a straightforward smartwatch with an old-time design. Now HP’s back with a more futuristic design and more features.