Montblanc Summit 2 Debuts With Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 3100 Chipset

Luxury watchmaker Montblanc recently unveiled its latest smartwatch, the Montblanc Summit 2. This device is the first product to sport the latest smartwatch chipset from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon Wear 3100 SoC. This SoC allows the wearable to offer extended battery life due to the inclusion of the low-power co-processor. Montblanc claims that the Summit 2 […]

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Study Replaces Silicon With Better, More Flexible Materials

In short: Silicon may not be at the center of flexible smart devices and other electronics in the future, following a recently published study from engineers at MIT highlighting a process for creating atomically thin conductive films from previously cost-prohibitive materials. Specifically, the researchers managed to discover a way to copy multiple gallium arsenide, gallium nitride, and lithium fluoride […]

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Fitbit Charge 3 Is Now Available At Retailers Worldwide

In short: After being announced last month, the Fitbit Charge 3 is now available for purchase at many retailers worldwide. The Fitbit Charge 3 will set you back about $149 while the special edition model will be $20 more at $169. Though the special edition model of the Charge 3 is not actually available yet. […]

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Fitbit Helps Police Arrest 90-Year-Old Murder Suspect

In short: Data from a Fitbit device helped San Jose police arrest a 90-year-old suspected of murdering his 67-year-old stepdaughter, California authorities said earlier this week. One Karen Navarra was found dead in her home on September 13, with local police discovering the body with a knife in its hand, suspecting suicide. Her stepfather, Anthony Aiello, was […]

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Garmin Fenix 5 Plus Gains Support For Offline Spotify Playlists

In short: Garmin has this week announced the beginning of Spotify integration with its line of smartwatches, starting with the fēnix 5 Plus series of devices. While the company has not explicitly stated the support will be extended to other Garmin watches in the future, the press release does suggest that’s likely to happen as […]

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Huawei-Branded “Smart Watch” Passes Through The FCC

In short: A new Huawei-branded smartwatch has now cropped up in an FCC listing that may turn out to be related to the company’s Band 3 fitness family of wearables. As is often the case with information shared via the FCC, there aren’t too many details about the device that can be surmised here. However, the device […]

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Golf Edition Is Now (Also) A Thing

In short: Samsung is continuing its tradition of releasing special variants of its wearables targeted at golf players, having just announced the Galaxy Watch Golf Edition. The South Korean company still doesn’t appear to have any intention of launching these gadgets outside of its home country where consumers are able to purchase the Golf Editions […]

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‘Connected’ Is The First Armani Exchange Wear OS Watch

In short: Armani Exchange has now launched itself into Google’s Wear OS-enhanced smartwatch ecosystem with its Armani Exchange Connected, bringing its style in a relatively affordable package with plenty of technology to back that up. There are a total of four configurations which differ only in color and run the latest iteration of Wear OS powered […]

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Samsung Working On New Line Of Wireless Earbuds

In short: Samsung is working on a new lineup of truly wireless in-ear headphones set to be advertised as the “Samsung Buds,” as suggested by a new trademark filing reviewed by AndroidHeadlines. It’s presently unclear whether the series is planned to replace the company’s Gear IconX family or co-exist with it but the timing of the […]

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Garmin’s Next GPS Smartwatch Likely To Be Called The “Marq”

In short: Garmin’s next full-fledged fitness smartwatch may be advertised as the “Marq,” according to a trademark application reviewed by AndroidHeadlines. As is the case with the majority of the company’s wearables aimed at athletes, the Garmin Marq will feature GPS capabilities and a wide variety of sensors, as well as the ability to relay notifications […]

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