Tag Archive: Tracking


Fossil’s latest Wear OS watches have GPS, NFC, and heart-rate tracking

Prices range from $ 255 – $ 275.

Wear OS has been in a slump for over a year now, but thanks to the new TicWatch Pro and talks of big improvements coming later this year, things are starting to look up for Google’s wearable platform.

Amidst all of the Android Pie announcements yesterday, Fossil quietly unveiled two new Wear OS smartwatches — the Fossil Q Venture HR and Fossil Q Explorist HR.

Although the over two-year-old  [Read More…]

Fossil unveils next-gen of Wear OS smartwatches with NFC, heart-rate tracking and more

Fossil is among the few brands out there that fully dedicates itself to smartwatches. The company offers something suited for every taste and is regularly updating its portfolio of devices.

Case in point, this week Fossil unveiled a new line-up of Wear OS devices. The new Q family represents the fourth-generation of smartwatches launched by the company.

While the new smartwatches do bring a series of new technologies onboard, they are still based on the Snapdragon 2100 platform. Which was  [Read More…]

AR Emoji update improves facial tracking and custom options on the Galaxy S9

Is anyone still using these?

When Samsung announced the Galaxy S9 and S9+ earlier this year, one of the more whimsical new features demoed was AR Emoji, Samsung’s competitor to the iPhone X’s Animoji. In short, the app scans your face and quickly spits out an animated version of you, with facial tracking and customizable options for hair, clothing, and skin tone.

With the latest update to AR Emoji, those custom options are expanding to help you  [Read More…]

Motiv Smart Ring First Impressions – fitness tracking on your finger

Motiv announced this morning that it would be bringing its fascinating new smart ring to Android, along with Google Fit compatibility. We were luck enough to get our hands on some beta hardware and software to try out in advance, and the early results are very promising. But does the potential of the little ring outweigh its $ 200 price tag? let’s take a look.

What follows is some early impressions of our short time with the Motiv smart ring,  [Read More…]

Best Package Tracking Apps for Android

What’s the best way to track a package on Android? Check out these package tracking apps!

If you’re shopping online from a bunch of different sites, it can be difficult to keep track of every purchase. Download a killer parcel tracking app and get your ducks in a row before a fat guy comes down your chimney.

Deliveries ParcelTrack AfterShip 17TRACK TrackChecker Mobile Package Tracker Pro Slice: Package Tracker

Deliveries

Deliveries is  [Read More…]

Female health tracking and quick replies come to the Fitbit Versa and Ionic

A new update is rolling out to the Fitbit Versa which brings female health tracking, along with the ability to quickly reply to messages directly from your smartwatch.

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Fitbit Versa and Ionic pick up Quick Replies and female health tracking

During Fitbit’s spring product event in March, the company announced two big features coming to its smartwatches – Quick Replies and female health tracking. Those two items are now rolling out to Fitbit’s user base, and they help make the Versa and Ionic even more compelling.

Quick Replies are currently exclusive to folks using a Versa or Ionic with an Android phone, and just like Fitbit said earlier in the year, this allows you to reply to texts,  [Read More…]

Fitbit is adding menstrual cycle tracking for its female users

This could have a huge, positive impact on women’s health.

During Fitbit’s recent press event in New York City, the company talked extensively about the new products that it’ll be highlighting this coming spring. A lot of the focus was on its new Versa smartwatch and Ace fitness tracker, but Fitbit also took a good chunk of time to talk about new female health features it’s working on.

This spring, Fitbit will introduce menstrual cycle tracking for  [Read More…]

Strava’s fitness tracking map reveals sensitive information about U.S. troops and foreign bases

The company’s Global Heat Map called a ‘clear security threat’ for inadvertently showing troop activities overseas.

The Pentagon has been interested in fitness trackers since it distributed Fitbits to U.S. troops in 2013. Unfortunately, now they will have a different concern as online fitness tracking has created a global map filled with potentially damaging and sensitive information about U.S. installations abroad. What started as a tool to help users get fit and stay fit has become a matter of  [Read More…]

How to locate and fix tracking issues for your PlayStation VR

Typically, it all comes down to lighting.

You’ve probably experienced issues with tracking while using your PlayStation Move and the first thing you always check is the light sources in your play space. If the light sources are too bright it could interfere with the bulbs on the end of your Move Controllers. Here we’ll go over the best possible lighting we’ve tested and approved for the best tracking!

First, check your current light sources Select “Settings”  [Read More…]