Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active2 Is Its Latest Swipe at Apple

August 11, 2019

In a relatively short period of time, Apple has become the clear leader in smartwatches. But Samsung isn’t going down without a fight, and the company has the numbers to prove it. According to two separate analyst’s reports, Samsung’s wearables business has grown by more than 100 percent over the past year. And now Samsung is introducing another wearable to the lineup, just a couple days ahead of the company's…

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The Apple Watch Is Now the Control Center for Your Health

June 6, 2019

This week at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple executive Kevin Lynch announced multiple updates to WatchOS, the operating system that powers the company's smartwatch. (Voice memos, a calculator, streaming audio, oh my!) But the most telling features were the new additions to the watch's suite of health-monitoring tools. Beginning this fall, Apple Watch will track your activity trends over time, help protect your hearing by alerting you to harmful levels…

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D2C underwear brand TomboyX raises $18 million from the Craftory

May 18, 2019

TomboyX, a direct to consumer, gender-neutral underwear brand, has today announced the close of an $18 million Series B funding round led by the Craftory. With this deal, Craftory becomes TomboyX’s majority shareholder. TomboyX develops gender-neutral, size-inclusive underwear at a relatively affordable price point. The company started when co-founder Fran Dunaway struggled to find herself a Robert Graham-style button-down shirt. Tomboy X originally started selling fun, dress shirts that fit…

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D2C underwear brand TomboyX raises $18 million from Craftory

May 16, 2019

TomboyX, a direct to consumer, gender-neutral underwear brand, has today announced the close of an $18 million Series B funding round led by Craftory. With this deal, Craftory becomes TomboyX’s majority shareholder. TomboyX develops gender-neutral, size-inclusive underwear at a relatively affordable price point. The company started when co-founder Fran Dunaway struggled to find herself a Robert Graham-style button-down shirt. Tomboy X originally started selling fun, dress shirts that fit all…

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This smart collar is like a ‘Fitbit’ for your dog

April 22, 2019

The Fitbit Inspire HR can do a lot for a relatively low price.Image: Zlata Ivleva / Mashable Fitbit Inspire HR $99.95 The Good Impressive feature lineup for the price • Easy setup • comfortable to wear • Mobile app integration works seamlessly ⚡ Mashable Score 3.5 📘Learning Curve 2.5 💵 Bang for the Buck 4.5

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Fitbit’s New Lower-Cost Wearables Undercut the Apple Watch

March 9, 2019

At one time not long ago, Fitbit was the clear leader in digital fitness trackers. That title began slipping from its grasp, however, after the Apple Watch came into existence four years ago. Now Fitbit is second to Apple in smartwatches, and only the fourth largest shipper of wearables worldwide. Fitbit's plan? Make more-affordable wares to lure in new customers. The company's new Versa Lite smartwatch, a simplified version of…

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Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S10s

February 22, 2019

Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active doesn't come with a rotatable bezel.Image: samsung Samsung went nuts and announced a boatload of new gadgets at its Unpacked event today. The star of the show was no doubt the Galaxy S10, but Samsung also made room for a new smartwatch: the Galaxy Watch Active. SEE ALSO: Samsung Galaxy S10, S10e, and S10+ take premium Android phones to the next level Samsung is no stranger…

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The world’s best meditation tech just got even better

November 1, 2018

The Muse 2 headset: Still can't read your thoughts, but can track your heart rate and body movement as well as brain noise.Image: chris Taylor, Mashable Muse 2 $249 The Good Lightweight • Now tracks breathing • stillness and heartbeat • Great battery life The list of indispensable gadgets that come with me every day, no matter where I am in the world, is a pretty short one. Most items…

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Apple Watch 4 Adds ECG, EKG, and More Heart-Monitoring Capabilities

September 17, 2018

If you ever wondered what the Apple Watch is really for, that's no longer a question—at least, not for Apple. The new Apple Watch Series 4, revealed by Apple earlier today, underscores that some of the watch's most important features are its health and fitness-tracking functions. The new watch is one of the first over-the-counter devices in the US to offer electrocardiogram, or ECG, readings. On top of that, the…

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EEC fillings likely confirm 6 new Apple Watch models

August 22, 2018

That screen is probably getting bigger!Image: Lili Sams/Mashable Apple is probably preparing to launch new Apple Watch models, according to a new filing in the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) database.  The filing, noticed by French outlet Consomac, lists a total of six new Watch models, all of which will be coming with Apple’s upcoming watchOS 5 operating system for wearables.  SEE ALSO: Food is actually being served on iPads and…

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