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Android Wear: Google Unveils Smartwatch Platform Android Wear: Google Unveils Smartwatch Platform

Google-based smartwatches have been rumored for quite some time, and today, the company finally revealed it its platform for such wearables: Android Wear. Android Wear is described as a project that extends Android to “wearables,” and they’re just starting with …

Samsung Has Sold 800,000 Galaxy Gears Samsung Has Sold 800,000 Galaxy Gears

Back in September Samsung announced its first smart watch, the Galaxy Gear. The watch was poorly received in the tech press, with reviewers criticizing the device for its lack of features. Another sticking point with the device is that it …

FiLIP Is A Smart Watch For The Overprotective Parent FiLIP Is A Smart Watch For The Overprotective Parent
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2013 has been said to be the year of the smart watch. We’re already three-quarters of the way through it, and we’ve only just seen a revamped Sony SmartWatch, the Galaxy Gear and the Pebble. We’ll probably have to wait …

Smart Watch Shipments Set to Skyrocket Smart Watch Shipments Set to Skyrocket

As tech companies look to the smart watch as the next big device segment, shipments of the devices are set to skyrocket. According to a new report from market research firm Next Market Insights, 373 million smart watches are predicted …

PC Manufacturers Are Jumping Headfirst Into Wearable Computing PC Manufacturers Are Jumping Headfirst Into Wearable Computing

The PC market is on the decline, that much is clear. After a disappointing holiday season, sales of desktop PCs and notebooks have continued to decline throughout 2013. Now, with PC manufacturers staring down the barrel of obsolescence, many of …

5 Million Smart Watches Predicted to Ship Next Year 5 Million Smart Watches Predicted to Ship Next Year
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In the wake of the mega-successful Pebble Watch Kickstarter campaign, large tech companies took notice of the untapped demand in the market. Apple, Microsoft, Samsung, and Google are all rumored to be working on their own version of the Smart …

Samsung’s Rumored Smartwatch Gets The NMA Treatment Samsung’s Rumored Smartwatch Gets The NMA Treatment

At this year’s Mobilebeat conference, Samsung said that it was investing heavily in wearable computers. The company will start out with smartwatches, but it thinks we’ll soon have computers in our clothing. Now, we could bore you with a bunch …

Pebble Watch Coming to Best Buy Stores This Weekend Pebble Watch Coming to Best Buy Stores This Weekend

Last year, Pebble Technology launched a Kickstarter campaign for an e-paper wristwatch that could connect to iPhone and Android smartphones, alerting users to various notifications and displaying messages via Bluetooth. It turned out that the Pebble is just the sort …

Tim Cook Hints That Apple Is Working On Wearable Computers Tim Cook Hints That Apple Is Working On Wearable Computers

Wearable computers are somewhat of a fad these days. It’s hard to say if it will be a fad a year from now, but Apple is researching ways to capitalize on the trend it if happens to grow. Reuters reports …

Sony’s New Smart Watch Features Twitter And Facebook Sony’s New Smart Watch Features Twitter And Facebook

Smart watches are the new regular watches because reglar watches do what? Tell the time? Give you the day and date? Boring! I want Tweets, and Facebook feeds, and a caller ID for the phone in my pocket. Now the …