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Google updates Android Wear with speaker support and new gestures

Google adds speaker support and new gestures to Android Wear

The updated operating system for smartwatches now allows owners of such devices to make and take calls over Bluetooth, also offering new gestures...
Isaac Mizrahi smartwatch engineered by HP

HP-powered Isaac Mizrahi smartwatch now available

This smartwatch has basic notifications, its face is framed by Swarovski crystals, and has a price of $249.99 USD.
Wearables market expected to rise 18.4 percent by end of 2016

Wearables market expected to rise 18.4 percent by end of 2016

Smartwatches and other wearables to grow steadily within the next few years to 322.69 million units shipped by 2017.
Samsung Gear S2 Classic New Edition smartwatch debuts in China

Samsung launches Gear S2 Classic New Edition in China

China is the first country to get this highly-anticipated smart wearable, that merges fashion with technology, with many other markets following ...
Samsung Gear S2 classic coming in Platinum and Rose Gold colors

Samsung Gear S2 classic coming in Platinum and Rose Gold colors

The Platinum-plated and 18-carat Rose Gold plated variants will come to market this February.
Motorola slashing prices on smartphones and Moto 360 smartwatches

Motorola slashing prices on smartphones and Moto 360 smartwatches

The region-specific and limited time promotion will see price cuts on the first generation Nexus 6 and second generation Moto 360 until the First...
Samsung SM-R150 Triathlon fitness tracker

Images of Samsung SM-R150 wearable leak online

The device is known internally as Triathlon and its design reveals a sports variant of the well-known Gear S2.
Huawei Watch Elegant and Jewel editions by Swarovski

CES 2016 | Huawei Watch gets two luxury editions

The Jewel and Elegant models are the result of Huawei's collaboration with Swarovski’s Gemstone Business and both target women.
Razer Nabu digital watch with fitness tracking features and social notifications

CES 2016 | Razer announces Nabu Watch dual-screen connected watch

This new smart wearable features dual screens with independent power, so while the watch offers up to one year of battery life, the OLED display-...
Fitbit Blaze smart wearable-fitness tracker-smartwatch

CES 2016 | Fitbit launches Blaze smart wearable

This smartwatch with advanced fitness tracking capabilities works with over 200 smartphones across multiple platforms, but runs Fitbit's propriet...
Huawei Mediapad M2 10.0 (image: Huawei)

CES 2016 | Huawei reveals further innovations

Apart from the international launch of the Mate 8, Huawei has also revealed further innovations at the CES. For example, the have introduced the ...
Casio WSD-F10 smart outdoor watch with Android Wear

CES 2016 | Casio announces the WSD-F10 smart outdoor watch

This MIL-STD-810-certified smartwatch runs Android Wear and features a wide range of sensors, offering up to one month of battery life in timekee...
Breitling Exospace B55 luxury connected watch

Breitling launches Exospace B55 luxury smartwatch

This new connected wearable includes a high-end quartz movement with advanced timing features offers basic smartphone notifications and has a tit...
Pebble Time Round Android Wear smartwatch gets software update 3.8

Pebble firmware 3.8 now available

This update brings Timeline to Pebble Classic and Pebble Steel, while Time, Steel, and Time Round get Pebble Health.
Designer Android Wear Watch Faces now available

Designer Android Wear Watch Faces now available

The wallpapers are made to appeal to a wide range of users and are free to download.
iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5c smartphones by Apple

Apple Watch 2 and iPhone 6c might arrive in March

The next-gen smartwatch and a cheaper device that would join the iPhone 6 lineup could be unveiled during the second March launch event by Apple ...
Motorola Moto 360 Sport Android Wear smartwatch hits the US in January

Motorola Moto 360 Sport coming to the US in January

This $299 USD smart wearable comes loaded with Android Wear and features heart rate monitoring, GPS, as well as a music player.
Google/Alhpabet Life Sciences Capicola fitness tracker hits FCC

Life Sciences Capicola fitness tracker hits FCC

Although this wearable was unveiled in an interview this Spring and it still has to reach the market, its presence on FCC shows that Capicola mig...
Bluboo announces Uwatch smartwatch

Bluboo announces Uwatch smartwatch

The 1.44-inch Uwatch will have a water-resistant steel case and retail for under $100 USD.
Fossil Q Founder smartwatch now available for purchase starting at $295 USD

Fossil Q Founder now available for purchase

Although it was expected to retail starting at $275 USD, this smartwatch hits the market starting at $295 USD.
LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition smartwatch hardware issue, finally explained

LG explains the hardware issue of the Watch Urbane 2

Less than a week after pulling this wearable from the market, LG issues an official statement about this move.
Samsung Gear S2 Tizen smartwatch gets firmware update

Samsung Gear S2 gets new firmware

This Tizen-powered smart wearable got a software update in South Korea that brings multiple fixes and enhancements, as well as some bloatware.
Huawei Watch rose gold limited edition Android Wear smartwatch

Huawei Watch in rose gold hits the market

This limited edition smartwatch is available with leather strap for $699 USD or with a gold plated stainless steel band, for $799 USD.
Motorola Moto 360 (2015) Smartwatch Review

Motorola Moto 360 (2015) Smartwatch Review

Tick-tock again. The second generation of the Moto 360 has undergone a minor facelift. It is state-of-the-art technically and even has a brightness sensor, however the sensor has its quirks. A model designed for women is also available.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8026 | Qualcomm Adreno 305 | 1.56" | 128 g
LG mobile payments service coming soon to turn LG handsets into digital wallets

LG announces mobile payments service

Apple, Google, and Samsung already offer mobile payments and LG gets ready to launch such a service in the near future as well.
LG Watch Urbane 2 Android Wear smartwatch withdrawn from market

LG Watch Urbane 2 faces serious problems

Less than two weeks after its release on AT&T and before its Verizon launch that was scheduled for today, this wearable gets withdrawn from the m...
Huawei Watch Smartwatch Review

Huawei Watch Smartwatch Review

Successful debut. The Chinese manufacturer introduces its first real smartwatch with the Huawei Smartwatch. The watch convinces in the test and also makes a top impression. The device can especially score in wear comfort and build.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8026 | Qualcomm Adreno 305 | 1.4" | 58 g
Sony FES Watch e-paper digital watch

Sony FES Watch finally goes on sale this week

This unique e-paper watch will only be available on the Japanese market in limited numbers for the time being.
Movado Bold Motion smartwatch with HP smarts

Movado unveils Bold Motion premium smartwatch

This premium smartwatch has been engineered by HP and brings together a classic analog watch design with smart fitness tracking and notifications...
Withings Activité Steel fitness tracker now available for purchase

Withings announces Activité Steel fitness tracker

This stylish wearable track steps, runs, swims, calories, as well as sleep quality, using a standard watch battery that provides up to 8 months o...
AT&T testing Samsung Galaxy S7 rumor on Twitter by @evleaks

AT&T allegedly testing the Samsung Galaxy S7

The SM-G930A and SM-G935A Samsung handsets are currently being tested by AT&T, claims @evleaks.
HTC fitness band at FCC seems different from HTC Grip

HTC fitness band hits FCC

Although the Grip has not been officially launched or cancelled yet, facing multiple delays, another HTC wearable shows up online, this time in a...
Fossil Group acquires Misfit

Fossil plans to acquire Misfit

Less than a month after unveiling its first smartwatch, Fossil Group announces its intention to take over the fitness tracker startup in a deal w...
Bluboo Uwatch Android Wear smartwatch to retail for $49.99 USD

Bluboo Uwatch coming later this month

The Uwatch might become the second smartwatch of this Chinese company after the Xwatch, but none of them is official yet.
LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE hits Verizon Wireless for $499.99 USD

Verizon opens pre-orders for the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition

Less than a week after AT&T, Verizon becomes the second carrier in the US to bring this smartwatch with 4G LTE cellular support to its customers.
LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE with Google Android Wear featuring cellular support

Google adds cellular support to Android Wear

Thanks to this software update, users of the new LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE can use cellular data as well.
Fuhu Nabi Compete fitness trackers for kids and families

Fuhu launches Nabi Compete fitness tracker for kids

The makers of the Nabi line of tablets launch the first competitive/collaborative wearable created for kids and families.
Mobvoi Ticwatch smartwatch with Ticwear OS could soon go global

Chinese Ticwatch promises to go global

This golden smartwatch runs Mobvoi's own operating system, Ticwear, and could reach other markets in the no-so-distant future.
Samsung Gear Fit fitness wristband to get cheaper siblings

Samsung allegedly working on an entry-level fitness tracker

The much cheaper sibling of the Gear Fit fitness wristband could soon compete with low-end activity trackers made by Fitbit, Misfit, and Xiaomi.
TAG Heuer Connected luxury smartwatch with Android Wear and Intel Atom SoC

TAG Heuer Connected watch now official

This luxury Android Wear-powered smartwatch can be purchased for $1,500 USD and uses three exclusive digital watch faces inspired by the design o...
Pebble Time Round smartwatch black with flame red leather

Pebble Time Round hits retail

The new smartwatch is available in stores and online since yesterday, but shipment of pre-ordered units has started as well.
Chronos turns classic digital wristwatch into a smart time piece

Chronos turns any wristwatch into a smart one

This smart disc turns any time piece into a smartwatch, featuring customizable alerts and a freely available Android/iOS-compatible app companion...
Shipments of Apple Watch reach 7 million according to analyst

Shipments of Apple Watch reach 7 million according to analyst

Apple's wearable is selling far more than the competition.
Verizon-exclusive LG GizmoGadget and GizmoPal 2 wearables for kids

LG intros Verizon-exclusive GizmoGadget and GizmoPal 2 wearables for kids

These two wearables feature IPX7 protection from water, GPS tracking, voice recording/playback, as well as two-way calling.
Motorola Moto Shop, first experiential store of the company in downtown Chicago

Moto Shop experiential store to open this Saturday in Chicago

This new store is "the first-ever Motorola experiential boutique in the heart of downtown Chicago" and has an impressive amount of Moto Maker cus...
Samsung Gear S2 BALR. special edition for the Dutch market

Netherlands-exclusive Gear S2 BALR. edition coming soon

The standard Gear S2 will hit the Dutch market tomorrow and the exclusive BALR. edition will come later.
Garmin VivoSmart HR fitness tracker with touchscreen and notifications

Garmin Vivosmart HR coming next month

This fitness tracker has a touchscreen display, can provide various notifications, and lasts up to five days on a single charge.
HTC Grip activity tracker delayed until 2016

HTC Grip delayed until 2016

Initially set for a launch this spring and later delayed for a few months, it looks like this wearable will not reach the market before 2016.
Apple is

Apple is "coolest" wearables brand according to survey

Juniper Research asked smartphone owners in the US and UK to find out which manufacturer holds the highest reputation.
New Microsoft store opens at 677 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, New York City

Microsoft opens new flagship store in New York City

This new retail outlet features a five-story glass storefront and is located on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 53rd Street, in the heart of Manha...


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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)