CES 2015

CES 2015: Lenovo unveils Lenovo VIBE Band VB10 smartband

Lenovo VIBE Band VB10

Along with new smartphones, tablets and laptops, Lenovo yesterday jumped into the wearables space with the Lenovo VIBE Band VB10. The slim band sports more in common with fitness bands than smartwatches but Lenovo has taken the unusual step of going with an e-ink display. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, the Lenovo VIBE Band VB10 promises up to […]

CES 2015: HTC to partner with Under Armour for fitness products


HTC today announced at CES 2015 a new strategic partnership whereby it will collaborate with Under Armour to develop a new line of health and fitness-focused mobile devices that will use the new UA Record health and fitness app and services. The two companies want to be “the pioneers in mobile innovation and athletic performance collaborate to empower athletes everywhere.” Peter […]

CES 2015: Martian-powered GUESS CONNECT smartwatches unveiled

GUESS Connect

Smartwatch maker Martian announced a new partnership with GUESS Watches back in August 2014 under which the two companies would “develop interactive, voice-command wrist accessories.” The first product of this new partnership was unveiled today at CES 2015 when GUESS unveiled the Guess Connect smartwatch. Based on the Guess Rigor, the Guess Connect adds a fully-contained Martian module with a microphone and clear audio speaker to […]

CES 2015: Sony Mobile announces stainless steel Sony SmartWatch 3

Sony SmartWatch 3 in stainless steel

The smartwatch announcements rolled on today at CES 2015. While Sony Mobile did not have a completely new smartwatch to announce, it did unveil a new stainless steel version of its Sony SmartWatch 3. First announced at IFA 2014, the Sony SmartWatch 3 is Sony Mobile’s first wearable to use Android Wear. Like the first models, the new stainless steel model […]

CES 2015: Garmin unveils three new smartwatches: vivoactive, fenix 3 and epix

Garmin Fenix 3

Garmin today announced a new portfolio of wearable and navigation accessories. On the watch side, the company unveiled two new smartwatches and a rugged GPS mapping watch. The first, the Garmin vivoactive is billed as a “lightweight and ultra-thin GPS smartwatch.” It sports the usual activity tracking and notifications features found on most smartwatches. It can be customized with different […]

CES 2015: Polar unveils Polar A300 fitness monitor

Polar A300

Polar is a Finnish company that already offers a number of sports-centric wearables. Promising “the beginning of a new era of fitness monitors,” the company today announced the Polar A300 fitness monitor. As the name implies, it provides all-day activity tracking, measuring everything from active time, steps taken and distance to sleep time. The Activity Benefit feature tracks all the […]