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Lenovo’s Glasses T1 let you strap a 1080p display to your face

A decade after Google Glass debuted, augmented reality smart glasses still haven’t really caught on with consumers. But there’s a growing market for VR headsets like the Meta Quest 2 and PlayStation VR. Now Lenovo has developed something a little different. The Lenovo Glasses T1 aren’t virtual or augmented reality glasses. Instead they’re just a pair of […]

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Lilbits: MacBook Self Service repairs could get pricy, Apple will unveil the iPhone 14 on September 7th, and Google launches new Fitbit wearables

Earlier this year Apple introduced a Self Service Repair program that lets customers purchase genuine Apple parts, use official repair guides, and even rent the same equipment Apple uses to perform repairs. At launch, the company offered everything you needed to repair recent iPhones. Now Apple has expanded to cover MacBook laptops as well. But […]

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Qualcomm’s next smartwatch processor could be 2X faster while using half the power (Snapdragon W5+)

It’s been more than two years since Qualcomm has released a new chip designed for smartwatches, and that chip (the Snapdragon Wear 4100 and 4100+) is starting to show its age. Now Qualcomm has unveiled a new Snapdragon W5 and W5+ processors that the company says should be up to twice as fast, while consuming half […]

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Lilbits: Maybe a wearable air purifier that sprays your breath outward isn’t such a great idea in 2022?

Dyson, a company known for its high-performance (and high-priced) vacuum cleaners, hair care products and fans has entered the wearable space with the introduction of Dyson Zone, which the company describes as “air purifying headphones.” Basically, they’re a set of wireless noise-cancelling headphones with a built-in air purifier that covers your nose. And while they […]

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Lilbits: Samsung Galaxy Tab S8, Steam Deck, Pixel Drop, foldables and rollables

Samsung’s flagship tablet lineup may grow a little larger in 2022, with the company allegedly planning to launch at least three different versions of the Galaxy Tab S8… including the first model with a camera notch. In other tech news from around the web, Valve has provided a sneak peek at the packaging for the […]

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Google Pixel Watch may launch in 2022 to challenge Apple’s dominance

Google Pixel Watch rumors just won’t go away, but a new round claims that the company will finally put one up for sale in 2022. Currently referred to by its codename Rohan, the smartwatch may be the same device that was revealed to tech analyst Jon Prosser earlier this year. One reason that Google may […]

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The $100 Moto Watch 100 is an affordable wearable with 2 weeks of battery life (but no 3rd-party apps)

Motorola was one of the first companies to launch a smartwatch powered by Google’s software for wearables. But the Moto 360 was released seven years ago, and a lot has happened since then. Apple entered and then began to dominate the smartwatch market. Motorola was acquired, sold, and divided up. And so the new Moto Watch […]

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Anker Soundcore Frames coming in November for $200 (eyeglasses with speakers)

Anker is a brand that’s been cranking out affordable-but-decent smartphone accessories including chargers, power banks, earbuds, and Bluetooth speakers for years. Now the company’s moving into the new, but emerging market of “audio eyeware.” The Anker Soundcore Frames are a set of eyeglasses with speakers built into the frames. They’re expected to be available in November […]

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Xiaomi unveils Smart Glasses concept with a microLED display

Nearly a decade after the introduction of Google Glass, smart glasses still haven’t been widely adopted, but that hasn’t stopped companies from trying to make them a thing. Now Chinese phone maker Xiaomi has introduced a Smart Glasses concept with a built-in microLED display and enough processing power to function not only as a smartphone companion, but also as a standalone device.

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Ray-Ban Stories are smart glasses with built-in cameras, speakers… and Facebook for $299 and up

Smart Glasses have a somewhat storied history. Google Glass was largely a flop, outside of the enterprise market. Snapchat Spectacles generated a lot of buzz at first, but it’s fallen off in recent years (and they look funny). But Facebook and Ray-Ban are hoping things will be different with their new Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses. […]