This Wristband's Tactile Vibrations Let Musicians Silently Keep the Beat

During a performance a band is completely reliant on its drummer for setting the rhythm, but what about during rehearsal when a musician is practicing alone? Or when a musical group doesn't have a drummer? That's where this new wearable comes in. It doesn't tell time, it doesn't have notifications, and it can't run… » 3/31/15 9:49am Tuesday 9:49am

A Key-Sized Pebble Watch Charger You'll Never Forget At Home

The Pebble smartwatch boasts vastly superior battery life to Apple's upcoming wearable, but that doesn't mean you still don't have to regularly keep it charged. So following up on its key-sized smartphone chargers, Nomad is introducing the tiny NomadKey Pebble that includes a magnetic connector for attaching to and… » 3/25/15 11:25am 3/25/15 11:25am

Magic Leap Claims This Kickass Reality-Bending Raygun Game Is Real

Remember Magic Leap, the elusive Google-funded company promising to make virtual objects look like they exist in the real world? The one whose technology we've never actually seen? The secretive startup just released this incredible video filled with robots, retro rayguns, and a holodeck-like user interface. » 3/19/15 3:35pm 3/19/15 3:35pm

A Pumping Piston Tells Time on This Engine-Inspired Watch

Breitling's watches have always been the perfect accessory for pilots wanting a timepiece to match their passion. But when it comes to cars and motorcycles—the most popular transportation choice of the masses—Miki Eleta's new Timeburner is a more appropriate choice. Because instead of rotating hands, it uses a pumping… » 3/18/15 12:15pm 3/18/15 12:15pm

This Watch Puts a Celestial Dance Between the Sun and Moon On Your Wrist

Once they figured how to use gears and other mechanisms to accurately keep track of time, watchmakers expanded what their clockwork creations could do. Timepieces became even more mesmerizing to look at, and as Frédéric Jouvenot's new Sîn watch proves, that's kept mechanical watches relevant and desirable even in a… » 3/17/15 2:21pm 3/17/15 2:21pm

Breitling's First Smartwatch Isn't Overloaded With Functionality

Many have criticized Apple for trying to cram too much functionality into a wearable device with a tiny touchscreen and short battery life. Breitling's first smartwatch is simpler: the B55 Connected will wirelessly communicate with your smartphone too, but only to make the watch's core functionality easier to use. » 3/13/15 3:52pm 3/13/15 3:52pm

An Adorable Felt Apple Watch That Never Needs Charging

You caved on the iPod Touch, and maybe even bought your kid a cheap tablet, but how are you going to explain to them that there's no way you're buying them a $500+ Apple Watch? Easy, you just make an adorable felt alternative like Hiné Mizushima did and tell them it's powered by their imagination so it never needs… » 3/11/15 3:28pm 3/11/15 3:28pm

Apple Watch Hands-On: Only Time Will Tell

Today, I strapped a $15,000 watch to my wrist—one with an Apple computer inside. I played with it a bit, and tried to imagine integrating it into my life. But by the time Apple (oh so courteously!) booted me out of the showroom, I couldn't make up my mind. » 3/09/15 7:50pm 3/09/15 7:50pm

Valve vs. Sony: Who's Got The Better VR Experience?

Ladies and gentlemen, we've got two front-runners in the virtual reality race. Sony's Project Morpheus and the HTC Vive are the best VR we've ever seen. Both let you actually reach out and grab objects, unlike the Oculus Rift. But which of these two technological marvels is the most promising? » 3/05/15 6:20pm 3/05/15 6:20pm

Hands On: Sony's New Morpheus Is The Best VR Headset Yet

I just survived a shark attack. I just stole a priceless diamond in an upscale London heist. I did it with Sony's new Project Morpheus headset. It's the best I've ever tried. » 3/03/15 9:21pm 3/03/15 9:21pm

These Are Pebble's Secret Weapons In The Smartwatch War

Did you think the new Pebble Time's color screen and new UI paradigm made for an exciting smartwatch? Well, you ain't seen nothing yet. The company's been hiding two major announcements that could make Pebble Time the smartwatch to beat this year. » 3/03/15 8:00am 3/03/15 8:00am

Liquid-Pumping Bellows Are a Mesmerizing Alternative to a Smartwatch

If watch craftsmanship to you has nothing to do with how thin a company can make an LCD touchscreen's bezel, then you're probably already aware of the wonderful creations made by a company called HYT. To make its horological masterpieces really stand out the company uses pistons and bellows to pump colorful liquid… » 3/02/15 1:40pm 3/02/15 1:40pm

Huawei TalkBand B2: Half Fitness Band, Half Earpiece, All Bizarre

Huawei is betting (again) on wearables—who's not! And alongside its new Android Wear watch, the Chinese company has something much weirder: the TalkBand B2. » 3/01/15 3:00pm 3/01/15 3:00pm

HTC Vive: This Is Valve's Virtual Reality Headset

Just the other day we heard that Valve is getting ready to put out its SteamVR headset. HTC is making it, it's called the HTC Vive and it'll be out—for real—by the end of the year. Game on, Oculus. » 3/01/15 10:35am 3/01/15 10:35am

Huawei Already Revealed Its First Android Watch

All the cool kids are peddling Android wearables these days, and it looks like Huawei is no exception: in advance of the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, it looks like the Chinese phone giant has revealed its upcoming watch in an (accidental?) ad. » 2/28/15 10:15am 2/28/15 10:15am

Swatch's Touchscreen Watch Gets Smarter With Fitness Tracking Features

Rumors of Swatch making a smartwatch of its own were recently confirmed to Gizmodo by the company, we just don't have any idea of when it will happen. So if you're tired of waiting to strap a genuine smart Swiss watch to your wrist, Swatch has just upgraded its touchscreen Swatch Touch with the slightly smarter Swatch… » 2/27/15 9:20am 2/27/15 9:20am

The Best Smartwatch For Every Wrist 

I've been keen on smartwatches pretty much since day one. I get a lot of emails, texts, and assorted notifications, most of them garbage but some vitally important. Having a glancable screen on my wrist makes life infinitely easier. But smartwatches have come a long way since they showed up a few years ago. Which… » 2/24/15 6:27pm 2/24/15 6:27pm

This Japanese Robot Feeds You Tomatoes While You Run

Okay, it's not exactly a robot—but I bet it's still the craziest thing you've seen all day. Japanese juice and ketchup company Kagome built a freaking wearable tomato dispenser for a runner at the Japan Marathon this weekend. » 2/21/15 10:00am 2/21/15 10:00am