Hardware http://winsupersite.com/taxonomy/term/12350/more en PC Makers Need a Reality Check. A Virtual Reality One http://winsupersite.com/hardware/pc-makers-need-reality-check-virtual-reality-one <div class="field-byline"> Tim Culpan | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Global PC shipments fell 5.7 percent last year because ... well, you know why: Fewer people want to buy a PC. So now it's time for something new. Like, say, producing a product people actually want to buy.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/hardware/pc-makers-need-reality-check-virtual-reality-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/hardware/pc-makers-need-reality-check-virtual-reality-one#comments Hardware Fri, 13 Jan 2017 18:02:00 +0000 81701 at http://winsupersite.com Bloomberg Inkin Adds Apple Watch to Supported Device List http://winsupersite.com/hardware/inkin-adds-apple-watch-supported-device-list <div class="node-body article-body"><p>I&#39;ve written about Inkin before as part of a series for linking Microsoft Band with 3rd party fitness community services. Inkin is a &quot;Social Fitness&quot; service, allowing owners of various fitness wearables to come together in a central location to share and compete. This is particularly useful for those who own devices from different manufacturers but still want the ability to compete and connect with friends and others without having to shell-out additional money for new devices.</p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/hardware/inkin-adds-apple-watch-supported-device-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/hardware/inkin-adds-apple-watch-supported-device-list#comments Inkin Hardware Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:15:00 +0000 81601 at http://winsupersite.com Fitbit Acquires Vector Watch http://winsupersite.com/hardware/fitbit-acquires-vector-watch <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hot off a CES&nbsp;where&nbsp;the wearable fitness company&nbsp;displayed new partnerships and integrations instead of new device models, Fitbit today has announced that it is acquiring Vector Watch. I <a href="http://winsupersite.com/hardware/first-look-vector-smartwatch">tested and reviewed Vector </a>a while back and thought the device was one of the more hopeful Windows Mobile-oriented gadgets, its performance and abilities proved to be lackluster.</p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/hardware/fitbit-acquires-vector-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/hardware/fitbit-acquires-vector-watch#comments FitBit Hardware Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:17:00 +0000 81581 at http://winsupersite.com AUKEY Amp 4-port USB Charger with USB C Port http://winsupersite.com/hardware/aukey-amp-4-port-usb-charger-usb-c-port <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>I&#39;ve tested and reviewed AUKEY devices before which is why I feel so comfortable personally using devices from the company in daily life. We have several different types of AUKEY devices in use here in the house, primarily all charging hardware. This latest version, the AUKEY Amp 4-port USB Charger comes with a USB Type C port which has proven handy for the few devices we have that require the special port. USB Type C is just now emerging on new devices, and may eventually make it into mainstream, so having this option available is noteworthy.</p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/hardware/aukey-amp-4-port-usb-charger-usb-c-port" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/hardware/aukey-amp-4-port-usb-charger-usb-c-port#comments AUKEY Hardware Mon, 09 Jan 2017 19:23:00 +0000 81551 at http://winsupersite.com PSA: Microsoft Band No Longer a Swappable Unit http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/psa-microsoft-band-no-longer-swappable-unit <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Microsoft&rsquo;s foray into fitness wearables has come to an end and the most current hardware is also now circling the drain.</p> <p>I&rsquo;ve talked to some who either purchased or received Microsoft Band 2&rsquo;s as gifts during the holiday season and they&rsquo;ve asked for my thoughts on whether or not they should keep the devices.</p> <p>After a bit of digging, here&rsquo;s what I&rsquo;ve found.</p> <p>According to sources&hellip;</p> <p style="margin-left:48px;">1.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Microsoft is out of replacement parts.</p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/psa-microsoft-band-no-longer-swappable-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/psa-microsoft-band-no-longer-swappable-unit#comments Microsoft Band Microsoft Band Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:15:00 +0000 81411 at http://winsupersite.com As Expected, Garmin Announces Fenix 5 Models at CES http://winsupersite.com/hardware/expected-garmin-announces-fenix-5-models-ces <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Garmin fitness device owners have been waiting for a proposed hardware refresh to the Fenix 3 and Fenix 3 HR models. Garmin, at CES this week, has announced that it will (for some reason) skip the next numeration and jump straight to the Fenix 5.</p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/hardware/expected-garmin-announces-fenix-5-models-ces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/hardware/expected-garmin-announces-fenix-5-models-ces#comments Fenix Garmin Hardware Wed, 04 Jan 2017 14:45:00 +0000 81321 at http://winsupersite.com Garmin Devices Get Uber App http://winsupersite.com/hardware/garmin-devices-get-uber-app <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Garmin users are getting some app love, thanks to CES this week. Garmin has officially announced and unveiled a UBER app for many of its Garmin devices.</p> <p>Available now in the company&#39;s app store, Connect IQ, the UBER app works with the following wearables:</p> <p class="rteindent1">D2 Bravo, D2 Bravo Titanium, ForeAthlete 230J, ForeAthlete 235J, ForeAthlete 630J, ForeAthlete 735XTJ, ForeAthlete 920XTJ, Forerunner 230, Forerunner 235, Forerunner 630, Forerunner 735XT, Forerunner 920XT, fēnix 3, fēnix 3 HR, fēnix Chronos, v&iacute;voactive, and v&iacute;voactive HR.</p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/hardware/garmin-devices-get-uber-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/hardware/garmin-devices-get-uber-app#comments Garmin Hardware Wed, 04 Jan 2017 12:45:00 +0000 81301 at http://winsupersite.com Lenovo Aims at Smart Home Residents, Gamers, Mobile Workers http://winsupersite.com/hardware/lenovo-aims-smart-home-residents-gamers-mobile-workers <div class="node-body gallery-body">Just in time for CES 2017 -- or a newly-flush Q1 2017 equipment budget -- Lenovo's unveiled a collection of hardware covering everything from mobile professionals to gamers to smart home upgraders.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/hardware/lenovo-aims-smart-home-residents-gamers-mobile-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/hardware/lenovo-aims-smart-home-residents-gamers-mobile-workers#comments Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga Hardware Tue, 03 Jan 2017 21:52:00 +0000 81271 at http://winsupersite.com My Attempt at Simulating Microsoft Band Guided Workouts for Garmin Devices http://winsupersite.com/hardware/my-attempt-simulating-microsoft-band-guided-workouts-garmin-devices <div class="node-body article-body"><p>One of the best features of Microsoft&rsquo;s now defunct fitness wearable, the Microsoft Band, is the ability to sift through a database of existing exercises, create a custom workout, and then be guided through the entire workout directly from the wrist. Talking with many of those now looking for Microsoft Band alternatives, this is the one feature that is still missing from the myriad of devices currently available.</p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/hardware/my-attempt-simulating-microsoft-band-guided-workouts-garmin-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/hardware/my-attempt-simulating-microsoft-band-guided-workouts-garmin-devices#comments Garmin Microsoft Band Hardware Tue, 03 Jan 2017 15:25:00 +0000 81261 at http://winsupersite.com Unboxing and Setup of Amazon Echo Dot http://winsupersite.com/hardware/unboxing-and-setup-amazon-echo-dot <div class="node-body gallery-body">The fourth major player in the personal digital assistant market is Amazon's Alexa and she comes courtesy of the Amazon Echo and other Amazon devices. We are about to start testing Alexa using the Echo Dot.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/hardware/unboxing-and-setup-amazon-echo-dot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/hardware/unboxing-and-setup-amazon-echo-dot#comments Alexa amazon Amazon Alexa Amazon Echo Dot assistant dot Echo personal assistant Hardware Thu, 29 Dec 2016 20:52:00 +0000 81231 at http://winsupersite.com