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In the near future, electronic tattoos will turn your skin features into smartphone controls

Tech News In the near future, electronic tattoos will turn your skin features into smartphone controls

In the early days of electronic tattoos, when attached to your skin, they will allow you to control your smartphone and other wearables with those areas of your skin. Now, researchers from the Saarland University in Saarbr├╝cken, Germany, have created ultrathin, temporary electronic tattoos, called SkinMarks.
The new Fitbit Alta HR has a heart rate sensor and more detailed sleep tracking

Tech News The new Fitbit Alta HR has a heart rate sensor and more detailed sleep tracking

Fitbit just announced the Alta HR activity tracker, an updated model of last year's Alta which comes with a smaller heart rate sensor and provides more detailed sleep tracking. Now updated with local pricing and availability details.
Seiko to re-release the watch Steve Jobs wore in iconic photo

Tech News Seiko to re-release the watch Steve Jobs wore in iconic photo

Seiko will team up with Japanese designer Nano Universe to re-release the Seiko Chariot watch that Steve Jobs wore in his iconic photos.
Here's the official list of devices getting the Android Wear 2.0 update

Tech News Here's the official list of devices getting the Android Wear 2.0 update

Android Wear 2.0 will be available for all supported Android Wear watches in the coming weeks.
Swatch developing its own smartwatch OS, aims to enter market in 2018

Tech News Swatch developing its own smartwatch OS, aims to enter market in 2018

Swatch is developing a unique Swiss-made OS with CSEM and the first batch of smartwatches running this OS are expected to be released next year.
Apple Watch estimated to take almost 80% of total smartwatch revenue in Q4 2016

Tech News Apple Watch estimated to take almost 80% of total smartwatch revenue in Q4 2016

Research firm Canalys estimates that the Apple Watch took almost 80% of the total revenue for the smartwatch market last quarter.
Jawbone to exit consumer wearables market and focus on clinical services

Tech News Jawbone to exit consumer wearables market and focus on clinical services

Jawbone is reportedly exiting the consumer wearables market.
PSA: Third-party chargers could fry your Gear S3

Tech News PSA: Third-party chargers could fry your Gear S3

Better to be safe than sorry - always charge your Gear S3 with the original charging cradle.
Apple estimated to have shipped 5.2 million Apple Watches in the holiday quarter

Tech News Apple estimated to have shipped 5.2 million Apple Watches in the holiday quarter

Although Apple did not disclose any sales figures, analysts estimate that Apple shipped around 5.2 million Apple Watches in the holiday quarter of 2016.
Fitbit could cut up to 10% of its workforce

Tech News Fitbit could cut up to 10% of its workforce

Tough times are ahead for Fitbit.