Breitling appears to be targeting a pretty niche market with its Superocean Chronograph M2000. It might look like just another upmarket diving watch, but this particular timepiece is rated water-resistant to depths of 2,000 m (6,600 ft), so it seems to be aimed at record-breaking mixed-gas deep-sea divers and people who would take comfort in knowing that the watch they lost overboard is still ticking on the bottom of the ocean.
The main function of a diving watch is very simple; to keep water out, so it can keep working. The problem is that even electronic diving watches need holes in the case for buttons to [...]
Oculus VR today announced the acquisition of Surreal Vision, a move that could hint at some of Oculus’ long-term plans (Credit: Will Shanklin/Gizmag)
Today Oculus VR announced the acquisition of Surreal Vision, a company that specializes in the real-time recreation of real environments inside virtual and augmented worlds. This could point to some exciting long-term possibilities.
Oculus VR announced that Surreal Vision is joining the gang at Oculus Research, in a move the company is promising will “enable a new level of presence and telepresence, allowing you to move around the real [...]
The Cicret Bracelet will project a tablet interface onto the user’s arm
With wearables gaining some traction, smartphones and tablets are by no means the only mobile devices around nowadays. Now, though, Cicret is looking to take things a step farther and turn your arm into a smartphone.
The Bracelet comprises a pico projector and a row of eight proximity sensors that point towards the user’s forearm. It operates as a standalone device and, when activated with a twist of the wrist, projects an Android interface onto the users arm, much like Chris [...]
We aren’t quite ready to run our full review, but Gizmag has some initial thoughts on Pebble Time (Credit: Will Shanklin/Gizmag)
Pebble’s latest watch is launching in a wearable world that looks very different from the one its predecessors faced. Before running our full review, Gizmag has some early thoughts on the new Pebble Time.
Pebble Time is clearly a lower-end product than something like the Apple Watch or LG Watch Urbane. It has huge plastic bezels, a non-touch screen and a default band that feels flimsy, rubbery and cheap.