Apple drops price for Watch Series 3 after launch of Watch 4

Apple is dropping the price of its Watch Series 3. The smartwatch now starts at $279 for the GPS model, the company announced at its product event in Cupertino, California, on Wednesday. Customers can get the smartwatch at the new price after the event. It previously started at $329 on Apple’s site. Apple also launched the Watch Series


The Apple Watch 4’s screen will feel way less cramped, according to new leak

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, the world is expecting Apple to announce a new set of iPhones, and a new Apple Watch as well. But you don’t necessarily need to wait. Last Thursday, 9to5Mac brought us what could be our very first look at that Apple Watch Series 4, complete with a notably larger display. How


Magic Leap One AR headset is out now for $2,295, but not everywhere

Floating holograms. Space-age goggles. The Magic Leap One, the mysterious augmented reality headset, has been promised for so many years, it’s 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 $2,295 with


Oculus Quest will give life to an emotionally intelligent pink alien fuzzball

  Last week, I befriended a fuzzy pink alien that my robot sidekick and I nicknamed Pork Bun. We played fetch around a bonfire and munched on virtual marshmallows. Pork Bun was so charming that, when I had to choose between protecting Pork Bun or saving the human race from extinction, I tacitly left planet


Fitbit Charge 3 has arrived: Here’s what’s different vs. Versa

Sliding into an October already full of watches and wearables, the Fitbit Charge 3 — which hits stores today, starting at $149 (£130, AU$230) — promises to be the company’s best general fitness tracker. And yet: Fitbit already has a watch, the Fitbit Versa, that does a lot of the same things (and a bit more)


The eye-tracking HTC Vive Pro Eye is a sign of VR to come

I knew the Vive headset I was wearing was too tight. This was the HTC Vive Pro Eye, a new model introduced at CES this month in Las Vegas, that adds full-on eye-tracking. It’s otherwise very similar to the existing high-end Vive Pro headset that HTC introduced in 2018. I’ve gone through enough eye-tracking setups to


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

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, had


Apple Watch vs. Samsung Galaxy Watch: Which should you buy?

The Apple Watch Series 4 and Samsung Galaxy Watch are both excellent smartwatches that can do everything from fitness tracking to mirroring notifications on your phone. But which one should you buy? We tested the Apple Watch Series 4 and Galaxy Watch side-by-side to see which one best fit our needs. For this test, we


Apple reportedly working on sleep monitor for future watch

  Apple is developing a sleep-monitoring feature for a future version of its Apple Watch, Bloomberg reports. The feature has been in testing for several months and could be added to the Apple Watch by 2020 if functionality results are positive, people familiar with the project told Bloomberg. Fitness bands already offer sleep monitors, but