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Android Wear update brings WiFi to certain smartwatches

Android Wear update brings WiFi to certain smartwatches

A new update to the Android Wear platform will allow certain wearables to use WiFi connection along with some other new features.
New Apple Watch update possibly coming soon

New Apple Watch update possibly coming soon

It is believed that the Apple Watch could soon receive an update mainly focused on security.
Samsung reveals new features for the next Gear smartwatch

Samsung reveals new features for the next Gear smartwatch

The SDK for the third generation of Samsung's Gear smartwatch was released to developers and it reveals a few facts about the new watch.
Apple may be creating a watch band exchange program for Watch owners

Apple may be creating a watch band exchange program for Watch owners

For those who would prefer a different watchband, Apple had created an exchange program to switch out bands with others.
IHS estimates cost to build Apple Watch is under $84

IHS estimates cost to build Apple Watch is under $84

Global information company IHS determined in an Apple Watch teardown that it only costs $83.70 to build.
Griffin WatchStand charging and display dock for Apple Watch smartwatches

Griffin launches its first Apple Watch accessory, the WatchStand dock

This charging & display dock is compatible with all Apple Watch versions currently on the market and can be already purchased for $29.99 USD.
LG Watch Urbane Android Wear premium smartwatch

LG Watch Urbane now available in the US

This Android Wear premium smartwatch reaches the US market via Google Play, AT&T, and Verizon, priced at $349 USD.
Premium Android Wear smartwatch LG Watch Urbane launches in South Korea

LG Watch Urbane hits South Korea

This premium smartwatch powered by Android Wear launches in South Korea this week and will reach the US market in the weeks to come.
Microsoft Band and health app updated

Microsoft Band and health app updated

With the wearable space becoming more and more competitive all the time, Microsoft aims to keep pace with rivals.
Android Wear Software Receives Update

Android Wear Software Receives Update

Android’s smartwatch software will update for all Android Wear devices over the next few weeks and the new features may generate more sales.
Apple Pay may soon extend to Canada

Apple Pay may soon extend to Canada

Having seen much success since its October release, Apple could be planning to release its contact-less payment system in Canada this fall.
Alcatel Onetouch Watch smartwatch with iOS and Android support starts at $149.99 USD

Alcatel Onetouch Watch now up for pre-order

This smartwatch with premium design and support for both iOS and Android is now available in the US directly from Alcatel Onetouch starting at $1...
LG Watch Urbane LTE launches in South Korea

LG Watch Urbane LTE launches in South Korea

LG Electronics announced today that the LG Watch Urbane LTE will soon launch in South Korea. The smartwatch will be priced at 650,000 won, the eq...
Toshiba eMMC NAND embedded flash memory 16 GB, THGBMHG7C2LBAIL

Toshiba announces new eMMC 5.1 embedded memory modules

These new JEDEC e-MMC 5.1-compliant embedded NAND flash memory chips will enter mass production in a few months and target a wide range of digita...
Vector Luna and Vector Meridian limited edition water resistant smartwatches with 30 days battery life

Vector smartwatches promise one month of battery life

While this new smartwatch family may drop a few advanced features, it compensates with style and battery life - up to 30 days.
Samsung Orbis: round smartwatch with Exynos 7420 on board?

Samsung Orbis: round smartwatch with Exynos 7420 on board?

According to a new rumor, Samsung is gearing up to launch a round smartwatch based on Tizen in the third quarter of 2015. The rumored specs inclu...
Xiaomi rumored to be working on its first smartwatch

Xiaomi rumored to be working on its first smartwatch

According to a new rumor, Xiaomi is currently developing its first smartwatch. In addition to a round display, the Xiaomi smartwatch is also said...
Samsung dominated the smartwatch market in 2014

Samsung leads the smartwatch market

The makers of the Gear family of smartwatches dominated the market last year with over 1.2 million units sold, almost 18 percent of the total glo...
Apple Watch smartwatches launch April 24

Apple Watch to be available starting April 24

Pre-orders for this smartwatch will begin on April 10, and the device will hit nine markets (including the US) two weeks later.
LG wins nine MWC 2015 awards

MWC 2015 | LG G3 named Best Smartphone of the Year

Next to the LG G3, the LG Watch Urbane and LG Watch Urbane LTE won no less than nine awards at MWC from various media outlets.
LG Watch Urbane LTE stainless steel luxury smartwatch

MWC 2015 | LG Watch Urbane LTE coming next week

The all-metal Urbane that will be unveiled next week in Barcelona promises to become the world's first LTE-enabled smartwatch.
Rumor: 6 million Apple Watch units to be available on launch day

Rumor: 6 million Apple Watch units to be available on launch day

According to a recent rumor, Apple is readying somewhere between 5 and 6 million Apple Watch units in preparation for the launch of the smartwatc...
LG Watch Urbane stainless steel smartwatch with Qualcomm Snapdragon 400

MWC 2015 | LG Watch Urbane coming next month

This Android Wear-powered smartwatch will debut next month as the company's first all-metal luxury wearable.
Sony stainless steel SmartWatch 3 launches globally

Sony stainless steel SmartWatch 3 launches globally

The stainless steel strap variant of Sony's latest smartwatch appeared for the first time at CES last month and this week launches worldwide.
Motorola Moto 360 Smartwatch Review

Motorola Moto 360 Smartwatch Review

All-around smart? Motorola puts its Moto 360 smart watch with leather band and classic design into the smart watch race -- and, at first glance, the Moto 360 makes a good first impression. Our report will check to see if this $249 USD gadget, in everyday use, holds up to this initial impression.
Texas Instruments OMAP 3630 1GHz | 1.56" | 49 g
Asus ZenWatch (Wi500Q) Smartwatch Review

Asus ZenWatch (Wi500Q) Smartwatch Review

Timeless design, short on time. The Asus ZenWatch offers both an upscale design as well as high-end materials without the use of plastic. The smartwatch offers quite a few useful additional features as well. Although the battery capacity is not that generous, it lasts for at least a full day.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8026 | Qualcomm Adreno 305 | 1.63" | 70 g
HTC to unveil its first smartwatch on March 1st at MWC 2015 alongside the M9 Hima

HTC to unveil its first smartwatch on March 1st at MWC 2015 alongside the M9 Hima

HTC recently started handing out invites for a press event scheduled on March 1st at MWC 2015 in Barcelona. The One M9 / Hima flagship smartphone...
Sony SmartWatch 3 stainless steel available starting February 2015

CES 2015 | Sony reveals stainless steel SmartWatch 3

This new version of the company's smartwatch rolls out globally in February, next to a new SmartWatch 3 holder that allows the customization of t...
MediaTek intros MT2601 SoC for Android Wear devices

CES 2015 | MediaTek unveils MT2601 SoC designed for Android Wear-powered devices

The new chip supports qHD display resolution and integrates a dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor and Mali-400 MP graphics.
Alcatel OneTouch Watch smartwatch with iOS and Android compatibility

CES 2015 | Alcatel OneTouch Watch smartwatch has support for both iOS and Android

Alcate's first ever smartwatch comes with a premium design and support for both iOS and Android devices, all for a competitive price.
Concept image of unnamed HTC wearable with basic features

CES 2015 | HTC to unveil wearable with basic features next month

It seems rumors about a fancy Android Wear-powered smartwatch made by HTC were wrong, as the latest reports from insiders reveal a basic fitness ...
Android Wear Lollipop update features new watch faces and

Major Android Wear update rolls out

Android Wear 5.0 comes with an updated Wear app for smartphones, a new API for developers and 27 officially supported watch faces that can be alr...
LG G Watch R first generation Android Wear smartwatch

4G LTE-capable LG G Watch R2 could show up in February

The direct successor to the notorious G Watch R is expected to be unveiled at MWC 2015 in Barcelona featuring 4G connectivity.
TAG Heuer rumored to release an Intel-based smartwatch at CES 2015

TAG Heuer rumored to release an Intel-based smartwatch at CES 2015

A recent report claims that Swiss luxury watch maker TAG Heuer could make a surprise appearance at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, where the company is ex...
Kairos T-band turns regular watches into smartwatches

Kairos T-band turns analog watches into smartwatches

This smart strap can turn an old mechanical watch into a smartwatch and promises to offer up to 10 days of battery life on a single charge when i...
LG G Watch R smartwatch with Snapdragon 400 SoC and Android Wear

LG G Watch R now available in the Google Play store

This round smartwatch can now be purchased in the US via the Google Play store for $299.99 USD, as previously announced.
Samsung Gear S Tizen smartwatch with Super AMOLED display

Samsung Gear S hits the US next week

This next-generation wearable powered by Tizen OS and featuring a curved Super AMOLED display will hit the US on November 7.
Fitbit Charge wearable

Fitbit Charge wearable to be available later this year

This $130 USD wristband will be joined by the Charge HR and the Surge in early 2015, last one offering multiple smartwatch features for $250 USD.
Google Motorola Moto 360 gets software update with improved battery life

Moto 360 gets software update

Motorola's smartwatch now offers improved autonomy, as well as multiple tweaks and bug fixes.
LG G Watch R smartwatch hits the US market in November

LG G Watch R hits the US next month

This round smartwatch goes on sale in the UK today and the United States will follow next month, but it will be soon available for pre-order via ...
Will.i.am Puls smartwatch with 3G connectivity

Will.i.am unveils Puls 3G smartwatch

This smartwatch has full 3G phone capabilities, can connect to the Internet, has GPS, and can also monitor vital signs and activies.
Opera Mini web browser for Samsung Gear S smartwatch

Opera Mini becomes the first web browser for Gear S

Opera Mini is now the first full-featured web browser for the Tizen OS-powered Samsung Gear S smartwatch.
LG G Watch R Android Wear smartwatch South Korean launch October 14

LG G Watch R launches in South Korea next week

This round Android Wear smartwatch hits the South Korean market on October 14 for roughly $330 USD.
Lenovo SW-B100 Smartband with heart rate monitor and IP67 certification

Lenovo SW-B100 Smartband hits the FCC

This IP 67-certified wearable has Bluetooth connectivity and heart rate monitoring capabilities, promising no less than 7 days of autonomy on a s...
Pebble smartwatch Collection prices in early October 2014

Pebble smartwatch gets new software update and a lower price

This Android Wear-powered gadget now features activity and sleep tracking, while its price falls below $100 USD, thus making it a much more attra...
Intel Basis Peak fitness tracker/smartwatch

Intel Basis Peak wearable coming in November

This gadget combines advanced activity tracking with smartwatch features and will hit the US in November for $199.99 USD.
Moto 360 stone leather replaces the gray model available since September 5

Moto 360 stone leather replaces gray leather model

The gray Moto 360 has been discontinued today, so this Android Wear-powered smartwatch will only be available in black and stone from now on.
Samsung Power Sharing Cable turns tablets and smartphones into portable power banks

Samsung Power Sharing Cable turns smartphones and tablets into power banks

This $20 USD accessory has micro USB connectors on both ends, thus allowing its users to turn Samsung smartphones and tablets into portable power...
Epic Signature Edition smartwatch with Java OS and phone features

Epic Cellular introduces Mini and Signature Edition watchphones

These two new Epic Watchphones are worn on the wrist or as a necklace, are built using premium stainless steel and offer full phone capabilities.
Apple Watch smartwatch to sell for $349 USD

Apple Watch to go on sale in early 2015

The long-awaited wearable is compatible with iOS 8-powered iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus and will go on sale next yea...
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)