Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is dominating the wearable market globally, as per the recent quarterly report by IDC. The report has suggested that Apple has delivered a year-over-year growth of 195.5% at the end of Q3 2019 and captured the top position curtesy the growing popularity of the Apple Watch, AirPods, and Beats headphones. The iPhone maker shipped 29.5 million units and garnered a 35% market share. “Looking ahead, the price reduction on the Series 3 Watch as well as the launch of AirPods Pro leaves Apple in a strong position to maintain dominance in this market for the short term,” said IDC. At the second position, there is Chinese technology company Xiaomi with a 14.6% market share due to 12.4 million unit shipments. IDC suggests that Xiaomi shipped more than 10 million of Mi Band lineup during the quarter. It is also said to significantly expand its global reach by targeting countries in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. The company has seen … [Read more...] about Apple continues to rule with these two products
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This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2019, your source for the season's best gifts and deals, hand-picked by the experts at CNET. Apple Watch Series 5 $384 at Amazon Fitbit Versa 2 $200 at Amazon The Apple Watch Series 5 starts at $399 (£399, AU$649) and makes an ideal gift for an iPhone user who wants to keep an eye on their health and fitness goals, or get notifications from their phone. But the Fitbit Versa 2 costs half as much and has many similar features, plus it works across Android and iOS. I've been wearing both these watches for a few weeks to determine which one is better at tracking workouts, getting notifications and has the best battery life. Apple Watch Series 5 The best smartwatch for iPhone users Sarah Tew/CNET Five generations in and the Apple Watch has really come into its own as a do-it-all smartwatch. The always-on display now means you can always see the time … [Read more...] about Apple Watch Series 5 vs. Fitbit Versa 2: Best smartwatch to give as a gift
For iPhone users, the Apple Watch is the ultimate smartwatch to own that offers covers fitness, connectivity and everything one can possibly think of. However, for the scores of Android users, there are countless smartwatches and fitness bands out there adding to the buyer’s confusion. Wearables brand Fitbit, with all its legacy, is trying to offer the most reliable solution for both Android and iPhone users and the latest Versa 2 is another attempt to this goal. Having said that Fitbit has been struggling to create a clear identity in the minds of Indian consumers as it is mostly known for its more affordable fitness bands. Also, the high cost of the Versa series makes people think twice as to what extra they might get from it. The Versa 2 is the last wearable from the house of Fitbit. This is because weeks after its launch in India, the company got acquired by Google for $2.1 billion. What Google plans to do with its latest acquisition remains unknown but Fitbit has clarified … [Read more...] about Fitbit Versa 2 review: The ‘Apple Watch’ for Android users
Non ci aspettiamo certo di vedere presto in vendita il Samsung Galaxy S11. Se Samsung continua come in passato a presentarlo verso febbraio, secondo alcuni per il 18 febbraio, ma mancano comunque ancora molti mesi. Noi abbiamo avuto modo di vedere alcune notizie in anteprima e sappiamo quello che vorremmo vedere. Prima di tutto ci riferiamo ad alcune caratteristiche che non abbiamo visto sul Samsung Galaxy S10 e che vorremmo vedere sul modello successivo, mentre ci sono alcune funzioni del Samsung Galaxy A80 e del Galaxy Fold che ci piacerebbe trovare nel prossimo modello top della serie S.Ispirati da questi due modelli abbiamo costruito una lista di quello che vorremmo vedere su Samsung Galaxy S11, o come verrà chiamato (potrebbe essere chiamato anche Galaxy S20, visto che in passato Samsung è già passata dal modello 10 al 20).Continuando a leggere troverete tutte le indiscrezioni e le ultime novità che abbiamo raccolto sul Samsung Galaxy S11.Ultime … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S11: quando esce, prezzo e novità
This week, Google announced a major expansion of its Daydream virtual reality platform. Daydream, currently only available on niche Android phones, is rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus this summer. That means that millions of smartphone owners will soon have two huge tech companies trying to sell them VR headsets. Google is offering the $79 Daydream View, which you’ll need to launch Daydream apps on your phone. Samsung sells the $129 Gear VR, which lets you access Oculus Home, a platform created by Facebook-owned VR company Oculus. Both headsets work the same way: after you clip a phone into the headset, you can interact with VR experiences using a small handheld remote. But they look and feel very different, and each has a completely separate app ecosystem. Unlike picking between two expensive desktop headsets like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, buying a mobile headset isn’t a huge investment — most of the cost is in the phone itself. Retailers and … [Read more...] about Should Samsung Galaxy S8 owners buy a Gear VR or Google Daydream?