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[Update: Rolling out] Fossil Gen 5 smartwatches will soon get sleep tracking and VO2 monitoring

Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch owners are in for a treat as their year-old smartwatches will soon be getting a host of new features via a software update. The update, which is scheduled to roll out on August 19th, includes a new sleep tracking feature, VO2 max monitoring, and more. According to a recent report from Droid-Life,...

Skagen’s Falster 3 smartwatch sports a trendy design, the Snapdragon Wear 3100, and 1GB RAM

Wear OS may not be a super popular smartwatch platform, but it does have some big names behind it. One of the brands that is most responsible for pumping out solid Wear OS smartwatches is Fossil. Skagen is a subsidiary of Fossil, and the Skagen brand has also been behind some very nice looking smartwatches....

[Update: Launched in India] Fossil Hybrid HR smartwatch with an analog dial and always-on display launched for $195

While Fossil is primarily known for making traditional watches, the company has been releasing some really compelling smartwatches over the last couple of years. Even though some of Fossil's smartwatches prioritize fashion over tech, their Sport smartwatch from last year was one of the first to feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 3100 chip. Over the last...

Modded Fossil Smartwatches app extends notification support to many more apps on Fossil Hybrid HR

The Fossil Hybrid HR is one of the most interesting smartwatches around. Rather than opt for a full-blown smartwatch on the Android Wear platform, the Hybrid HR opts for a traditional watch dial and physical watch hands, on top of a low-powered monochromatic always-on display. This allows the watch to stay a watch at all...

Fossil’s Gen 5 smartwatches have the Snapdragon Wear 3100, 1GB RAM, speakers, and much more

Hot on the trails of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 2, Fossil has announced their newest Wear OS series. The Fossil Gen 5 smartwatches feature Qualcomm's latest wearable chipset, 1GB of RAM, speakers, and improved battery life. Gen 5 is available in two body styles of the same size with a variety of watch band options...