All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Smartwatch’

Apple Watch Launch Reportedly Set for March

We’ve known that Apple plans on launching the most talked-about wearable of the new year during the first half of 2015, and a new report suggests that the company is looking to March. 9to5 Mac quotes the ubiquitous “sources familiar with the matter”, who say that the Apple Watch is currently on track to ship by late March. Of course, …

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Apple WatchKit Released To Developers For Apple Watch Apps

Apple released WatchKit, the developer platform for the upcoming Apple Watch, which is expected out next spring. Developers can now start creating apps for the device, which may or may not spark the interest of a significant amount of consumers. Apple says, “Apple Watch represents a new chapter in the relationship people have with technology. Starting early 2015, you will …

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Gold Apple Watch Could Cost As Much As $5,000

The latest Apple Watch rumor points to a pretty hefty price for the top-of-the-line gold version. French Apple website iGen.fr (translated) says that the gold Apple Watch, called the Apple Watch Edition right now, could run you between $4,000 and $5,000. According to Apple, its gold smartwatch “has a watch case crafted from 18-karat gold that our metallurgists have developed …

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Watch People Fawn Over an Apple Smartwatch That’s Actually a $20 Casio with an Apple Sticker Slapped on It

Despite never mentioning or really even offhandedly referring to a ‘smartwatch’ in public discourse, Apple is totally coming out with a smartwatch, right? Right. It’s the iWatch and it’s going to launch this fall, before the mad dash of holiday shopping hits. Duh. Everyone else is. But that’s all in the future – Apple has yet to unveil its version …

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Android Wear Smartwatches Unveiled at Google I/O

Today, at Google’s I/O keynote, the company announced the availability of two Android Wear smartwatches – the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live. you can preorder them today on Google Play. Google also announced that the Moto 360 will be coming in the next couple of months. Google first announced Android Wear back in March, their foray into the …

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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 watches. The company is already working with Samsung, Asus, HTC, LG, and Motorola as well as chip makers Broadcom, Imagination, …

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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 was only compatible with Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 3 smartphone until just recently. Despite these limitations it seems that pent-up …

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FiLIP Is A Smart Watch For The Overprotective Parent

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 until 2014 to see what Microsoft and Apple have in store for the wearable computer market, but one company has …

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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 to ship in 2020. That’s a massive increase from the 15 million smart watches expected to ship next year. Interestingly, …

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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 those companies are looking to wearable computing as the next big tech trend. DigiTimes is reporting today that “most” PC …

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5 Million Smart Watches Predicted to Ship Next Year

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 Watch. Though true consumer demand for such devices has yet to be proven, even analysts believe wearable computers could soon …

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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 of conjecture over what a Samsung smartwatch might look like, but it’s more fun when NMA does it. Besides, I …

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