How to Take a Picture With Android Wear Watch and Google Camera

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Android Wear owners can now take photos with Google Camera installed on any Android smartphone running Android 4.3 or later by speaking to their watch. We’ll show you how to take a picture with an Android Wear smart watch and your Android phone using the Google Camera app. Many phones come with Google Camera already installed, […]

Pebble App Store on iOS Launches with 1,000 Apps

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Last week Pebble shipped their new Pebble Steel Smartwatch. Today they released their new iOS app that includes the Pebble app store, which includes over 1,000 apps and watch faces for the Pebble. We showed you the app last week thanks to getting a chance to play with Pebble’s beta version. It works great, letting […]

Pebble Steel Smart Watch Adds Metal Band, Gorilla Glass Display

The new Pebble Smart Watch App Store is on the way soon.

The Pebble Steel is a new smart watch from the makers of one of the most popular and affordable smart watches that upgrades the band and the finish of the device for a smart watch that looks impressive. Gone are the plastic band and the plastic screen that was prone to scratches and in their […]

Wearables: What is the Case for This Next Big Thing?

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Happy New Year. 2014 is here and as it begins we also are supposed to begin this new year with a new trend called wearable computing. That runs side by side with the Age of Context and the Internet of Things. All fed by a growing use of sensors to record data and deliver context, […]

3 Smart Watches Worth Wearing

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Smart watches are not new, but they’ve improved dramatically since they first jumped off the wrists of science fiction characters and onto store shelves. The new round of smart watches are able to connect to the iPhone and Android smartphones to deliver alerts, access to information and in some cases even act as a camera […]

Qualcomm Toq Coming Dec 2nd for $349.99

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Qualcomm jumped into a the smartwatch market announcing the release of their Qualcomm Toq smartwatch on December 2nd. This space started heating up this fall with rumors of watches coming from Google and Apple, with what everyone’s calling the iWatch now. Other companies already offer a smartwatch, including the Samsung Galaxy Gear, which only works […]

Move Over Glass, Google Buys WIMM For Nexus Watch Ambitions

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As Google tries to make Glass more appealing to technophiles and fashionistas at the same time, the company is also not putting all its eggs in one basket and is diversifying its wearables portfolio with a potential smartwatch development. There is news that Google had acquired WIMM Labs, the maker of the WIMM smartwatch development […]

iWatch May Not Launch Until iPhone 6′s Debut in 2014

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After Samsung vice president Lee Young-hee confirmed that the company’s smartwatch, which is rumored to launch as the Galaxy Gear at the IFA show in Berlin, is coming, it looks like Samsung may have a head start of about a year over rival Apple’s widely speculated iWatch. Lee Young-hee had told The Korea Times that the Samsung-made wearable […]

Galaxy Note 3 and Smartwatch To Be a Perfect Pair in September

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Samsung Galaxy Watch could be a perfect pair this fall.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and a Samsung Galaxy Watch should offer the perfect pairing of technology when the two new products arrive this fall. The latest rumors indicate Samsung will announce the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Samsung Galaxy Watch before the start of IFA 2013 in early September at a special Samsung […]

Samsung Debuting Galaxy Gear Smartwatch at IFA to Battle iWatch?

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Along with a new Galaxy Note 3 that’s rumored to debut at the German-based IFA tech showcase, it appears that consumer electronics giant Samsung may finally be ready to show off a new smartwatch. Long rumored as the Galaxy Gear, Samsung’s smartwatch would be launched ahead of Apple’s fall iPhone refresh where it is speculated […]

Samsung Latest to File for Trademark for GEAR Smartwatch

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This week, we’ve seen patent applications being filed for various smartwatch accessories–Apple had filed for the iWatch brand in a number of countries and Qualcomm was revealed to apply for the TOQ trademark–and the latest to join the wearable computing market is Samsung with its application to trademark for the GEAR brand. At a cursory […]

Qualcomm Latest to Enter Smartwatch Category

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With Apple, Google, LG, Microsoft, and Samsung already rumored to be working on a smartwatch of their own, Qualcomm becomes the latest tech giant to make a foray into the wearable computing market. The company has filed for the “TOQ” trademark, suggesting it is working on a smartwatch. In its trademark filing, Qualcomm describes TOQ […]

Apple Files for iWatch Trademark in Japan

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Apple has officially filed for a trademark to the iWatch brand in Japan. The company has long been rumored to be developing a wearable wristwatch computer with the same name, though it has kept quiet about its plans for the wearable computing market except for Tim Cook‘s recent comments at the All Things D conference where […]

Sony to Debut New SmartWatch Next Week?

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No stranger to the smartwatch market, Sony Mobile Communications may be debuting a new Sony SmartWatch next week at the Mobile Asia Expo in China. The Android Xperia phone-maker has been sending hints about a potential watch related announcement on Twitter, with hashtags such as #itstime. The company also posted an infographic on the social sharing […]

Fall Debut of Awesome Apple Product May Not Include iWatch

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Originally speculated to arrive this year following Tim Cook‘s hints that we’ll see some awesome products this fall in Apple’s product pipeline, the wearable iWatch smartwatch is now said to be a tardy arrival. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has accurately predicted Apple’s plans in the past, is saying that the iWatch won’t be […]

Hints of a Google Nexus Smartwatch Revealed Through Motorola Patent

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Motorola had filed for three patents for a smartwatch that may give hints to the rumored Nexus smartwatch that Google is working on, in addition to Google Glass. As adoption for smartphones and tablets peak, Google and other technology companies are exploring wearable computing gadgets like Glass and watches. The patent applications were initially filed […]

New Apple Battery Patents Could Pave Way for iWatch, Slimmer iPhone

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Newly uncovered patents related to battery technology being developed by Apple could open the doors to devices with new form factors, including the much anticipated iWatch smartwatch, as well as slimmer iPhone, iPad, and MacBook notebooks. Unlike traditional flat or cylindrical batteries, Apple is working on new battery designs that have different shapes, including curved […]

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Backs Smartwatch Over Google Glass

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Wearable computing–like smartwatches, smart eyewear with mounted displays, and sensors on clothing–is an emerging market that is predicted to explode over the next few years, so what device to buy and what to wear to maintain your geek chic? Twitter’s  Jack Dorsey and Square co-founder is hedging his bet on the smartwatch category, which is rumored […]