Wearables
Deals

Father’s Day Smartwatch sale: Garmin, Samsung Gear, and Apple Watch deals

Father's Day is around the corner, but there's still plenty of time to pick up a new smartwatch for Dad. We've scoured the web for the best deals on smartwatches, and have found a few from Apple, Garmin, and Samsung that we wanted to share.
Digital Trends Live

Digital Trends Live: Spotify launches stations in U.S., Amazon’s train kiosks

On this episode of DT Live, we discuss Spotify’s plans to launch its Stations app in the U.S., Amazon’s U.K. train station kiosks, IKEA’s gaming-accessibility products, balloon satellites, Xbox body wash, and more.
Wearables

The Nowa Superbe tracks fitness, without looking like it belongs in the gym

The Nowa Superbe is not a hybrid smartwatch, as it doesn’t deliver notifications, and is instead a basic fitness tracker wearing its best party outfit. Here's what we think of the Superbe after a few days wearing it.
Digital Trends Live

Digital Trends Live: Apple WWDC wrap-up, Congress may investigate big tech

On this episode of DT Live, we recap the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), discuss a possible Justice Department probe into big tech companies, a request to regulate the Starlink satellites, and mud-spraying drones.
Deals

Amazon slices Fitbit Versa and Fitbit Ionic smartwatch prices by up to 20%

Miss our Fitbit Ionic and Versa smartwatch deal from April? While Rakuten has since sold out of its stock, Amazon has a deal on either fitness smartwatch that matches Rakuten's price, saving you up to 20%. Get to work on that summer bod…
Deals

Amazon cuts prices on Sony WH-1000XM3 and Bose QC 35 noise-canceling headphones

Noise-canceling headphones are a great gift for dads who want to escape into a world of sound (or silence). The Sony WH-1000XM3 and the Bose QC 35 II are among the best, and each is now under $300 in Amazon's Father's Day deal.
Deals

Amazon drops the price on these Fossil men’s smartwatches for Father’s Day

Ties and socks are fine gifts when you’re a kid, but now that you’ve got a paycheck, it’s time to up your Father’s Day game. The Fossil Gen 4 Explorist HR, now just $199 on Amazon, is the smartwatch your Dad didn’t know he needed.
Apple

The App Store will come to the Apple Watch with WatchOS 6

Apple has announced WatchOS 6, which is aimed at bringing a ton of new features to the Apple Watch. For example, WatchOS 6 brings a dedicated App Store to the wearable, allowing users to install dedicated Apple Watch apps.
Emerging Tech

The promise and pitfalls of using robots to care for the elderly

There's something dystopian about the idea of a future in which robots care for the elderly. But a number of new projects suggest a world of caregiving robots may be just what the doctor ordered.
Deals

Walmart chops $80 off price of Apple Watch Series 3 GPS and Cellular models

Still deciding about whether to own a wearable? Now is the right time to get one, as prices of the Apple Watch Series 3 smartwatches have dropped. The GPS and Cellular models are now both $80 off at Walmart.
Deals

The Coros Pace GPS smartwatch gets a $100 price cut from Amazon

There's more to fitness trackers than Fitbit and Garmin: The excellent Coros Pace is a GPS watch that’s perfect for runners and marathoners (and great for other activities as well), and it just got a nice 33% discount on Amazon.
Mobile

New Yorkers can soon pay for Subway tickets with phones, Fitbits, and more

In New York City? The MTA is finally bringing tap and pay systems to public transit, so you'll be able to use contactless payment options. The new system is called OMNY, and it will eventually replace the MetroCard.
Deals

Garmin and Samsung Gear S3 smartwatches get hefty price cuts for Memorial Day

Smartwatches can get pretty expensive, but if you've been waiting for a decent discount to pick one up, Amazon is offering some great deals during its Memorial Day sale. Garmin and Samsung Gear S3 smartwatches are on sale now.
Deals

Amazon Memorial Day sale: Apple Watch, Surface Pro, and 4K TV Deals

Amazon is discounting a number of different items. Smartwatches, tablets, 4K TVs, smart home devices, and laptops are all getting discounts to stay competitive with prices from Walmart and Best Buy.
Apple

Apple Watch Series 3 and Samsung Gear Sport get price cuts in Amazon sale

Smartwatches are more in style than ever, with the world of wearables now inundated with options. Two big brands are now available at deep discounts, with the Apple Watch Series 3 and the Samsung Gear Sport smartwatches on sale on Amazon.
Digital Trends Live

Digital Trends Live: Amazon wearable recognizes emotion, Boring goes to Vegas

On this episode of DT Live, we discuss Amazon’s new wearable device that recognizes emotions, the Boring Company hitting the jackpot in Las Vegas, Baltimore’s ransomware woes, Samsung’s deepfakes, Airbus’ flying taxi, and more.
Mobile

Amazon is reportedly building a wearable that can track your emotions

Amazon may be looking to enter the wearable space. According to a new report, Amazon is looking into building a wearable device that can track a user's emotions, which would be a first for a fitness-tracking device.
Emerging Tech

Future smart clothes promise to keep you the perfect temperature at all times

Regulating your body temperature can sometimes be tough. Engineers from UC San Diego have developed heating and cooling wearable tech which could be embedded into future smart clothing.