Fossil was one of the first traditional watchmakers to enter the Android smartwatch scene, but it is now sunsetting its smartwatch category. Here's why. Gadgets 

Fossil Decides to Discontinue Smartwatch Production

Fossil has announced that it will stop making smartwatches going forward as it looks to double down on its “core segments”. For the uninitiated, Fossil has been making Wear OS smartwatches for quite some time in addition to regular watches, and was one of the first OEMs to launch the first batch of Android Wear watches. In a statement shared with The Verge, Fossil CEO Jeff Boyer said, “As the smartwatch world has evolved significantly over the past few years, we have made a strategic decision to exit the smartwatch…

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According to Counterpoint Research, the market share of domestic manufacturing reached the highest ever at 82 per cent, compared to just 4 per cent a year ago. Gadgets 

India’s Smartwatch Boom: Fire-Boltt Leads 21% Surge in Q3 Shipments!

India’s smartwatch shipments grew 21 percent (year-on-year) in the third quarter (July-September) of 2023 with Fire-Bolt leading the market, a new report showed on Thursday. According to Counterpoint Research, the market share of domestic manufacturing was the highest ever, 82 percent, compared to only 4 percent a year ago. The growth in the third quarter was boosted by the high inventory growth of sales during the October holiday season. “In this quarter, we saw features like larger screens and OLEDs continue to trickle down to lower price ranges. As a…

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Check these top Children’s Day tech gift ideas including the Kindle. (Pexels) Gadgets 

Gadget-Loving Kids Rejoice! Check Out the Best Tech Toys for Children’s Day!

As Children’s Day arrives, what could be more delightful than presenting your child with practical and captivating technological gifts that aid their learning, while also ensuring their entertainment and safety? Although numerous options are accessible online, discovering the finest one can be challenging. To simplify your search, we have assembled a compilation of the finest tech gift suggestions that encompass education, security, enjoyment, and more, ensuring they are suitable for your child. Take a look at the ideas provided below. Children’s Day gift ideas Samsung Galaxy M34: The smartphone has…

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Huawei made big strides by increasing its domestic market share to 39 per cent, following a surge of 58 per cent in shipments. Gadgets 

Report Shows Increase in Smartwatch Shipments After Two Quarters of Decrease

Global shipments of smartwatches grew 11 percent (year-on-year) in the second quarter (Q2) of this year after falling in the past two quarters, a report showed on Tuesday. According to Counterpoint Research, India’s shipments grew by 70 percent year-on-year, a primary driver of the recovery in global markets. In terms of regional broadcast shares, the Indian market was 34 percent, up 12 percentage points from a year ago, the report said. The Chinese market also grew slightly. In addition, the change in the competitive environment was evident when Huawei rose…

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Available on watches that run Wear OS 3, users will no longer need their phone with them to stay connected, and can respond to friends and family using their voice, emojis, quick replies or text. Gadgets 

Mark Zuckerberg Announces WhatsApp Can Be Used On Wear OS Smartwatches

The CEO of Meta, Mark Zuckerberg, has revealed that the initial WhatsApp smartwatch application is now accessible on Wear OS. From now on, Android smartwatch users can initiate new conversations, respond to messages, and attend calls. Wear OS is an Android operating system designed for smartwatches, with which the WhatsApp beta for Android update is finally compatible. Available on watches running Wear OS 3, users no longer need to carry their phone to stay connected, and can respond to friends and family using their voice, emoticons, quick replies or text…

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5 ways smartwatches can enhance your health. (Pixabay) Gadgets 

5 Smartwatch Strategies for Achieving Optimal Health

Smartwatch technology has made significant strides, transforming messaging, entertainment, and crucially, health and safety. These small gadgets offer a range of features, from helping users reach their fitness targets to issuing emergency notifications during health emergencies. Additionally, they can play a vital role in enhancing overall health on a daily basis. While it’s crucial to recognize that smartwatches can’t replace professional medical advice or a comprehensive safety plan, wearable technology has made it easier to track certain illnesses and get emergency help faster. So here are five ways smartwatches can…

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As per the latest Counterpoint report, Fire-Boltt's shipments increased by approximately three times compared to the previous year and the brand registered a 57 per cent growth in Q1 2023. Gadgets 

Indian wearable brand Fire-Boltt ranks second in global smartwatch market: Report

Firebolt, a smart wearable brand, ranks second in the global smartwatch market. According to Counterpoint’s Q1 2023 report, Fire-Boltt now leads India in the global smartwatch market with a market share of 9%. “This achievement is a testament to our strong focus on innovation, quality and affordability. Our flexible product strategy, strong focus on research and development, and unwavering commitment to providing the most affordable yet highest quality products to our customers have been the biggest drivers of our exceptional growth,” Fire-Boltt founders Arnav Kishore and Aayushi Kishore. , he…

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All three watches are equipped with the stamina and acute chronic workload ratio features to track and help users manage their physical exertion throughout a run. News 

Garmin Forerunner 965, Forerunner 265 Series Smartwatches Launched in India: Price, Features and Availability

US-based premium wearable brand Garmin has announced the launch of the Forerunner 965 and Forerunner 265 smartwatch series with high-resolution AMOLED displays in India. The new GPS running smartwatches are fully equipped with a range of training features such as stress, sleep, maximal oxygen consumption (VO2 Max), training mode/load, training efficiency and breathing rate. Garmin Forerunner 965, Forerunner 265 series smartwatches: price and availability According to the company, the Garmin Forerunner 965 is priced at Rs 67,490 and the Forerunner 265 Music is priced at Rs 50,490 in black and…

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