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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Smart Watch’

Apple Watch to Drive Smart Watch Adoption

The long-awaited Apple Watch is finally here. Apple last week officially unveiled its first smart watch, immediately propelling what was a tech-geek fashion statement into the mainstream. The Apple Watch shares many software features with established smart watch brands such as the Sony SmartWatch and Samsung’s Galaxy Gear. Where Apple’s product shines, as always, is in its hardware design. The …

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LG G3 and G Watch Coming to AT&T on July 8

AT&T today announced that the LG G3 smartphone will be available on its network starting July 8. The device can be ordered online starting on that day and will be available at physical AT&T retail locations starting on July 11. LG announced the G3 on May 27 with launch events in cities such as New York, London, Seoul, and San …

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Wearable Computing to Grow Quickly in the Years Ahead

For almost one year now wearable computing has been the tech segment to watch. Though Apple’s rumored iWatch has not yet made an appearance both tech companies and apparel companies have found success with wrist-mounted computing devices. As head-worn gadgets come of age later this year the entire wearable computing segment is now set to finally take off. Market research …

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Apple iWatch Could Arrive Before the Holidays

Over one year ago rumors surfaced that Apple was working on its own wrist-based computing device. Dubbed the “iWatch” by industry watchers, the device was expected to launch before the end of 2013. We know now that this did not happen. Apple’s big iPhone 5S announcement contained plenty of product reveals, but none of them were smart watches of any …

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Smart Watches to Get Android Wear Soon

It’s still unclear whether the smart watch market will grow into the massive consumer segment that tech manufacturers are hoping, but with the smartphone and tablet markets now beginning to saturate in developed markets it’s clear that some sort of wearable computing is likely to be the next large tech growth industry. For the time-being fitness bands connected to mobile …

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The Smart Watch: The Good and The Pretty

The smart watch! What’s your favorite one? Oh, you don’t know what a smart watch is? Understandable. While it’s pretty obvious that sooner or later there would be a smart watch since there are smart-everything-elses, the whole smart watch phenomenon hasn’t blown up as fast as those iDogs and such. Nevertheless, they do exist, and people use them. The watches …

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Google Smart Watch Specs Leaked [Rumor]

Earlier this month, it was rumored that LG would be making both the Nexus 6 and a smart watch for Google this year. Based on prior releases, we could reasonably assume what the Nexus 6 would look like, but the smart watch remained a mystery. While we still know next to nothing about the device, a leak has shared a …

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Notifications, Caller ID Most Important For Smart Watch Buyers

Signs show that smart watches are catching on in the consumer market, but the devices themselves still have a long way to go. Samsung’s first Galaxy Gear, for example, sold well despite a distinct lack of features and support for only a few smartphones. The software that consumers are waiting for in smart watches, though, isn’t too far from what …

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LG Will Be Making The Nexus 6, Nexus Smartwatch [Rumor]

LG and Google have a good thing going right now. The Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 have both been two of the highest rated phones in the year of their release. With that being said, Google could suddenly tap another manufacturer to make its next Nexus phone, but why would it? Gizmodo Germany is reporting that sources close to LG …

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Here’s A Prototype Google Smart Watch That Never Saw The Light Of Day

It’s been rumored for a while now that Google has been working on a smart watch. As it turns out, Google actually had a prototype at one point, but it was scrapped. Android Police reports that Google and Motorola were collaborating on a smart watch back in 2013 back when Google wasn’t in the process of offloading the mobile device …

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Samsung Unveils Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo

One of the more interesting rumors from last year is that Samsung would unveil a new Galaxy Gear less than a year after it launched its first wearable device. While its rare to launch a successor that soon, Samsung hopes you don’t mind that it just made your $300+ smart watch obsolete. Samsung unveiled the Gear 2 and Gear 2 …

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Health Products Top the Wearable Computing Market So Far

There’s plenty of excitement in the tech industry surrounding the coming wave of wearable computing products. Already Samsung has seen limited success with its Galaxy Gear smart watch and fitness bands from companies such as Fitbit and Nike are now taking off as well. While tech companies rush to carve out a place in consumer tech, however, the medical industry …

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