Timex and Huami to build smart watches together


Timex may not be a household name when it comes to smartwatches and connected watches but a new partnership could soon change that. The Timex Group will partner with Chinese biometrics company Huami Corp to develop “a new generation of smart watches that deliver on performance, style, craftsmanship and price.” Timex previously developed connected watches like the Timex Metropolitan+, an analogue watch enhanced with […]

Production issues delay Xiaomi Mi Band 2 launch?

Rumoured Xiaomi Mi Band 2

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun showed off the Mi Band 2 during a conference in China last week, leading to expectations that the company would unveil its latest fitness band on May 10th alongside the Xiaomi Mi Max and the latest version of its MIUI mobile operating system. The company has now decided to postpone the launch due to production issues. Like previous Mi […]

Xiaomi Smartwatch and Band 2 coming in Q2 2016?


A number of rumours last year hinted that Xiaomi would soon unveil a smartwatch. No such announcement ever surfaced and they died down until this week. Huami CEO Huang Wang, who first revealed that his company was building the device for Xiaomi, this week apparently confirmed that the Xiaomi smartwatch will finally launch sometime in the next two months. It will be accompanied […]

Huami Amazfit fitness tracker unveiled

Huami Amazefit

Huami is probably not a familiar name when it comes to wearables. The Chinese company launched back in January 2014 with funding from Xiaomi and Shunwei Capital Partners. The company has been mentioned in the past as a development partner for the very successful Xiaomi Mi Band and a rumoured upcoming Xiaomi smartwatch. Huami this week struck out on its own and unveiled […]