Welcome to the latest issue of And finally your weekly turning to news in wearables and some stories you may have missed.
This week was loaded with Garmin unveiling its Fenix 6 line, and Fitbit also introduced Versa 2. Fitbit also provided details on a new smart rock, Aria Air, and its new Fitbit Premium subscription service.
If you're passionate about a few more stories, keep reading to find out about some of the smaller treats this week. Of course, you can also keep an eye on our specialized news page for updates as they come.
Apple Watch Series 5 may be announced on September 1
Can never escape a little stage management, Apple has confirmed what's a lot of rumors – that the date of his next product event will be September 10 at his Cupertino headquarters.
Probably the event will unveil some new iPhone models, but we are more interested in whether the next installment of Apple Watch will have either. There are a lot of rumors regarding the Apple Watch Series 5 and it looks a lot like some ceramic and titanium models are on the way, but we won't know for sure until the event.
Will the 4 Series models be updated or are we ready for a complete update to the Apple Watch line? We'll be on the ground in California to let you know.
Nike Offers Endless Controls for Apple Watch Sneakers
From its Back to the Future concepts several years ago, Nike continues to further develop their endless sneaker technology, and now the company has announced it will bring control of the Apple Watch feature.
Its new Adapt Huarache shoes, a transformation of the Huarache line since the early 1990s, feature their FitAdapt system, which allows control of adaptation tightness through companion application. For the first time now, owners will be able to use their Apple Watch and Siri to control running shoes. This means that they will not have to remove their phone at any time when they want to adjust the backrest or remove their shoes.
If self-adhesive shoes are nice and sci-fi, not having to tie up your phone is an additional step to the ideal. However, for now, owners of other smartwatch brands will need to find their own solutions.
Focals North smartphones add support for Android notifications
North may have made some of the only smart glasses that people can actually wear – its Focals are stylish and comfortable as well as smart.
Well, they just got a little smarter with the addition of support for Android notification actions – first spotted by 9to5Google. Now the goggles will be able to take advantage of all the action the developers have incorporated into their notifications.
To activate the setting, go to the Focals section of the Focals application, which will allow you to click on each notification to expand it and access potential actions.
This means that it is even less necessary to search for your phone when you receive a notification. Unfortunately, support is not extended to iOS users so far. You can read our full review of Focals in the North to see if they might fit you.
Bluebell is a wearable monitor for both parents and babies
Babies – We Love Them. Then again, and the dream is pleasant, so you can sometimes actually do something. Baby monitors are great – in short.
Bluebell is a new baby monitor that consists of a small baby clip and a parent wrist device. The baby's video tracks your breathing rate, sleep, posture, temperature and activity. Whenever parental action is required, their wrist strap will vibrate and alert them.
Using a companion app, you can even track changes in your diaper and your own mood to get an idea not only of how your baby is doing, but of how you are doing as well. Assistive hands are always appreciated when it comes to parenting and wearing technology can be a real benefit in this area.