Sony reportedly working on a smartwatch made entirely out of e-paper

Sony smartwatch

Sony may not be faring all that well in the smartphone segment, but it looks like the vendor's smartwatch efforts are about to head in a new direction. Bloomberg is reporting that Sony is working on a smartwatch that will be constructed using a patented material similar to e-paper that will allow the entire surface of the watch to be used as a display. It is believed that users will also be...

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HTC's RE Camera goes half off in Black Friday sale

HTC's RE Camera goes half off in Black Friday sale

HTC is offering a Black Friday deal on its new RE Camera that runs through Cyber Monday. The promotion begins at 9 PM PT on Thursday, November 27 in the U.S. on Thanksgiving Day and goes through 9 PM PT on December 1, 2014 where customers could save 50 percent off of the $199 retail price for the RE Camera. This means that shoppers interested in a GoPro alternative could buy one for just $99...

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Going for a walk with the $13 Xiaomi MiBand

Xiaomi MiBand

$13. That's how much the Xiaomi MiBand costs. Or it would if you could walk into a shop in China and buy one. But what is it? Xiaomi isn't a company we're overly familiar with in Europe and North America but its best known for its MIUI custom version of Android and for its smartphones. But this is neither of those, this is one of the lowest priced fitness trackers that money can buy. We've...

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Sony SmartWatch 3 review

Sony SmartWatch 3 review

Android Wear gains standalone GPS in a watch that mostly favors function over form When it comes to smartwatches, you can sort of break things down into three camps. There's the rubber strap crowd — functional, but not all that stylish. There's leather, which classes things up a good bit but doesn't necessarily work on every watch. And then there's those who prefer a steel bracelet. I've very...

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Amazon UK

Amazon has announced that its PickUp service has expanded to include more than 10,000 Post Offices across the UK, boosting the number of supported locations to over 16,000. Rather than relying on couriers, customers can opt for Royal Mail's Local Collect to have their packages delivered to a nearby location where they can conveniently pick up the order without hassle. All that's required is...

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Indiegogo project Pinć VR makes your iPhone a window to the virtual world

Indiegogo Pinć VR lets you 'step inside' your iPhone

A new project on Indiegogo called Pinć is looking to transform the iPhone into an enhanced virtual reality experience. As a wearable , Pinć is a goggle-like device that allows you to mount your iPhone to your head. Similar to Samsung's Gear VR for the rival Galaxy Note 4, Pinć allows iPhone owners to enter immersive augmented or virtual reality world and could be suited for gaming. Pinć...

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Moto 360 Gold

As promised earlier this month, Motorola is now selling versions of its Android Wear-based Moto 360 smartwatch with slim 18 mm bands in silver and gold colors. The silver 18 mm band version of the Moto 360 will cost $299.99, which is the same price as the older dark or silver 23 mm metal bands. However, if you want your smartwatch to have a "champagne gold" 18 mm band, you will have to pay $...

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LikeAGlove smart garment takes the guesswork out of clothing sizes

LikeAGlove smart garment takes the guesswork out of clothing sizes

Have you ever shopped online and been frustrated by the fit of clothes when they're delivered? If so, LikeAGlove can help find the perfect fit for clothes. LikeAGlove is a smart garment that takes your measurements from the comfort of your own home and translates them into the proper size so you can place the correct order online. According to CNET, conductive fibers in LikeAGlove stretches...

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SmartThings now offers professional installation service to get your home connected

SmartThings is making it easier to connect your home and turn it into a smart home. The Samsung-owned company is now offering professional installation service so you can get your connected lights, switches, outlets, and Internet of Things (IoT) gadgets hooked up properly. Back in May, we unveiled a new app and product experience that creates a single destination for people to find,...

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Arki isn't about just step counts, it's about stepping better

Arki, the fitness band for walking

Quick, what's your walking posture like? Are you moseying around with your hands in your pockets, or are you head down towards your smartphone? Are you just doing it all wrong? That's what Arki aims to fix by using motion tracking for more than just counting steps. The Kickstarter campaign, which has been up for just over a week and is already closing in on their $100,000 goal, is geared around...

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