Wearable Tech

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Garmin Instinct smartwatch heads for the great outdoors

December 4, 2018

Adding to its large portfolio of smartwatches and fitness bands targeted at specific sports such as running, triathlon, diving and golf, Garmin’s Instinct gets rugged for outdoor activity.  It incorporates hiking-friendly features like a three-axis compass, barometer/altimeter and support for multiple satellite systems — GLONASS and Galileo in addition to GPS — to minimize changes […]

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Magic Leap One delivers an ‘optical treat’ in iFixit teardown

December 4, 2018

  The Magic Leap One headset was featured Thursday in iFixIt’s latest product teardown. The teardown included 22 steps, ultimately scoring a 3 out of 10 on the maker site’s repairability scale (with 10 being the easiest to repair).   The Magic Leap One headset, dreamed up by Magic Leap co-founder and CEO Rony Abovitz, […]

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Magic Leap One AR headset is out now for ,295, but only in six specific cities

December 4, 2018

Floating holograms. Space-age goggles. The Magic Leap One, the mysterious augmented reality headset, has been promised for so many years, it started to seem as unreal as the worlds it supposedly creates. We’re here to tell you: Magic Leap is a real thing. Its debut headset is now available to buy, but at ,295 with […]

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Oculus Connect 2018: Everything that was announced

December 4, 2018

The fifth Oculus Connect developer conference is underway in San Jose, California this week. Besides being a place for VR developers to meet up and discuss the future of immersive technologies, Facebook — the owner of Oculus — laid out its next steps for where VR (and AR) will head.  And yes, that includes new […]

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Apple Watch Series 4 starts at 99, packs larger displays and EKG sensor

December 4, 2018

If your heart’s beating faster, the new Apple Watch Series 4 will be able to tell. The latest Apple Watch packs several new features, with the most obvious change on its surface: a redesigned face to put much more screen on your wrist.  It’s about time.  The tech giant on Wednesday unveiled its new Apple Watch Series […]

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