Wearables

Wear-OS-Google-Tiles

Technology

Wear OS Smartwatches Get Tiled

Google’s latest wearables update lets users interact with Tiles, to more easily access snackable content.

clock May 1, 2019Adriana Lee

Google Fit arrives on iPhones

Technology

Google Fit Wants Your Health Data, Even on iPhone

Google Fit arrives on iPhones to entice more health-oriented users.

clock April 24, 2019Adriana Lee

Michael Kors' latest Access smartwatches, with Wear OS and Google Assistant.

Technology

Wearables to Hit Double-Digit Growth

Voice tech on the wrist drove much of the market in 2018, while connected clothing and hearables are on the move, says IDC.

clock March 18, 2019Adriana Lee

citizen smartwatch iot wearables

Technology

Up Close With Citizen’s Riiiver Smartwatch and IoT Platform

How Citizen’s new Riiiver smartwatch lets every customer create their own “mini apps.”

clock March 14, 2019Adriana Lee

qualcomm fossil smartwatch

Technology

Why Fossil Group Sold Smartwatch Tech to Google

Because wearables with even more health and voice.

clock January 18, 2019Adriana Lee

The Fossil Q Venture.

Technology

Google to Buy Fossil Smartwatch Tech for $40M

Tech and fashion strap in as Wear OS giant Google scoops up Fossil Group’s smartwatch intellectual property.

clock January 17, 2019Adriana Lee

Kate Spade New York's Scallop Smartwatch 2.

Technology

Kate Spade Unveils Latest Touchscreen Smartwatch at CES

The fashion house’s new smartwatch shows the tech sector how to appeal to women.

clock January 8, 2019Adriana Lee

CES 2019

Technology

Giants of Tech and Retail Converge at CES 2019

The titans of tech and retail flood Sin City to show their mettle. Here are the major trends to watch this week.

clock January 7, 2019Adriana Lee

The Apple Watch.

Technology

What to Watch: Wearables to Find Flight in Health in 2019

The momentum behind smartwatches, smart clothes, hearables and more continues.

clock January 2, 2019Adriana Lee

Apple Watch with Hermés' Swift Leather Double Tour.

Technology

Apple Watch Gets Heart Monitoring

Apple Watch’s new heart monitoring features are a sign of growth for the the wearables market.

clock December 7, 2018Adriana Lee

The Apple Watch.

Technology

Wearables Sector Still Growing, Thanks to Basics

Cheaper devices drive the sector, while a new company tops the list. But Apple and Fitbit have a plan to keep their wearables healthy.

clock December 3, 2018Adriana Lee

fossil smartwatch qualcomm google

Technology

Fossil’s New Smartwatch Ups the Ante With Latest Tech

Fossil’s battery-saving Sport Smartwatch with a Qualcomm 3100 chip shows how differently fashion and tech think about wearables.

clock November 8, 2018Adriana Lee

Stacey Burr

Technology

EXCLUSIVE: Up Close With Stacey Burr, New Chief of Google’s Wear OS

The ex-Adidas Digital Sports executive and smart fabrics entrepreneur dishes to WWD about fashion, tech and her new role at Google.

clock November 8, 2018Adriana Lee

Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex arrive at the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji

Fashion Scoops

Meghan Magic Moves the Retail Needle

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex head home, leaving a trail of brands from Mount Tamborine to Helsinki scrambling to fulfill orders.

clock November 1, 2018Patty Huntington

ToryTrack Gigi touchscreen smartwatch

Technology

Tory Burch Reveals Its First Touchscreen Smartwatch

The ToryTrack Gigi Touchscreen Smartwatch fuses fashion and function, bringing digital features with old-school analogue sensibility.

clock October 25, 2018Adriana Lee

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Paris Fashion Designers Welcome Rihanna Into the Fold

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