April 27, 2014

For Fitness Bands, Slick Marketing but Suspect Results

Despite rising demand, many devices claiming to monitor fitness and health probably overpromise and underdeliver.
September 4, 2013

The Wristwatch May Be Making a Comeback, but With Some Smarts

A new generation of computerized watches, bolstered by some functionality currently found on smartphones, could reintroduce timekeeping to wrists.
August 20, 2012

The Next Wave For the Wristwatch

Cellphones have already muscled onto watches' turf as a time-telling tool. Now, some of the biggest technology companies are eyeing your wrist, too.Companies like Apple, Nike and Sony, along with dozens of start-ups, hope to strap a device on your wr...
August 19, 2012

Disruptions: The Next Wave for the Wristwatch

Instead of killing the wristwatch, the smartphone is actually rejuvenating it, and many of the top technology companies have their eyes on your wrist.
February 15, 2011

The Wristwatch Looks For a New Use

As people stop telling the time using their wristwatches and use their mobile phones instead, a new genre of device takes up the vacant real estate on their wrists.
January 3, 2011

IPhone Alarm Glitch Greets New Year

After problems with iPhone alarms to start the new year, Apple said the error would be fixed by Monday.
December 3, 2010

An iPod Watch Project Explodes Online

A project to turn an iPod Nano into a wristwatch has attracted over $540,000 in funding online through Kickstarter.