Brookstone website reveals more about Fitbit Surge fitness watch

Brookstone website reveals more about Fitbit Surge fitness watch

A few days after leaked documents about the upcoming Fitbit Surge wearable device hit the Internet, the Brookstone website has decided to go ahead and post up their pre-order page for the product ahead of Fitbit's official announcement. While the pre-order page shows that the Fitbit Surge is currently "out of stock", the bullet point list shows nearly everything there is to know about the...

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Lenovo's website lists Smartband SW-B100 fitness tracker

Lenovo

Lenovo's foray into the world of wearable devices is set to commence with the Smartband SW-B100, which is now listed on the manufacturer's official website. The fitness tracker was seen making its way to the FCC earlier the month, which revealed a rectangular display. The product page for the Smartband SW-B100 shows that Lenovo is targeting a younger audience with its first fitness tracker,...

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Nest purchases home automation company Revolv

Nest purchases home automation company Revolv

Nest has announced that they have acquired home automation company Revolv. The deal was apparently finalized this morning for unknown terms. This seems to have been an acquisition of developer platform, and it's talent, rather than hardware. From Re/code: Here's how Nest co-founder and VP of engineering Matt Rogers put it in a phone interview today. "We are not fans of yet another hub...

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Deezer acquires Stitcher, adding talk radio and podcasts to its collection

Cross-platform music streaming and discovery service Deezer has purchased Stitcher. The company plans to aid efforts worldwide and break into the US by acquiring the podcast and talk radio service to provide more content on its own platform. Fear not if you already enjoy content through Stitcher as the service isn't going anywhere and will be managed by Deezer as a standalone platform. The...

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LG G Watch R review

LG G Watch R review

LG's second Android watch is a step forward, but not a game-changer Smartwatches have been *a thing* for quite some time now. Nevertheless, it's a product category still struggling to find its feet, not to mention a compelling reason for normal people — those who live outside the tech bubble — to buy in. In the case of Android Wear, the software's still pretty basic, and the early hardware has...

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The PlayStation 4 gets its next big update on Tuesday

Next big PlayStation 4 update hits Tuesday

Sony has announced that the next software update for the PlayStation 4 will be available on Tuesday, October 28. Called Masamune, the 2.00 update will include a number of new features including background system themes. As we have already reported, there will be a number of new additions and improvements in Masamune. PS4 users will be able to plug in a USB stick with music and play their own...

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Race into the future with Anki Drive

Anki Drive

It's something you may have seen during your travels on the internet or a trip to the Apple Store. Anki Drive is one of the coolest connected toys on the market today. It takes the classic action of slot cars and brings it into the future with power-ups, weapons, battle mode and more. If you're on the fence about picking up Anki Drive for yourself (or have no clue what it even is) not to...

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LG G Watch R hits Europe in early November

LG G Watch R hits Europe in early November

LG has announced that their G Watch R will be available in several European countries at the beginning of November. France, Italy, Spain, and the UK will all be included in the initial rollout. The G Watch R will come to North America, Asia, and the Commonwealth of Independent States shortly thereafter. Purchase of the G Watch R through the Google Play Store will come to some terretories in the...

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LG G Watch R to go on sale in the UK from tomorrow

LG G Watch R

If you've been eyeing LG's circular G Watch R, your wait is about to come to an end, at least in the UK. Clove and Unlocked Mobiles are set to commence sales of the smartwatch in the country, with initial stock expected tomorrow and first orders shipping from October 27. The G Watch R costs £224 ($358) on Clove and £229 ($366) on Unlocked Mobiles, making it slightly more costly when compared...

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Withings offering 25 percent off on all connected products

Withings

Withings has a nice deal to tempt anyone in purchasing one of its products, offering a full 25 percent off across the wide range of connected gear. Since Withings focuses more on health and fitness, providing devices and software to help track vitals and improve lifestyles, this offer is well worth taking up on for the approaching holiday season and new year. The offer itself is to celebrate...

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