Google Nexus Smartwatch Rumors Heat Up Thanks to New Platform

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This week Google’s head of Android, Sundar Pichai, took the stage during a media event and announced a brand new platform for wearable devices running Android. Rumors of a Google Nexus smartwatch go back into mid-2013, with many reports suggesting a Nexus smartwatch would launch with the Nexus 5, and even more recent we’ve heard […]

Smartwatch Concept Marries Traditional Looks with Smart Tech

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Many of the smartwatch and iWatch concepts that we’ve seen over the last few months have been rather futuristic-looking and somewhat over-the-top. However, this newest creation that we stumbled across takes a more mellow approach, using the traditional look and feel of a luxury timepiece, but trading in the conventional parts for a touchscreen. The […]

Samsung Gear Fit Hands-On: The Fitness Smartwatch

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Earlier this week at Mobile World Congress Samsung announced the all-new Gear Fit wearable smartband. Being one of three smartwatches announced, it joins the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. To be completely honest the Samsung Gear Fit looks exactly what most expected the original Galaxy Gear smartwatch to look like. It has a curved […]

Pebble Steel Review: 5 Reasons It’s Worth the Price

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The original Pebble Smartwatch launched with disappointing results, but Pebble improved the watch software and better apps surfaced, making the it more useful. Now the company’s second effort, the Pebble Steel, brings with it some improvements over the first Pebble that put Pebble ahead of the competition. The Pebble Steel smartwatch connects to a smartphone or […]

HTC Google Now Smartwatch Rumored for 2014

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It’s no secret HTC has big plans for wearable smart devices in 2014. Everything from a new smartwatch or two and fitness devices, to tablets and more. Today though, we may have just received the first tip of what’s to come. Earlier this month HTC started initial teasers for its new wearable devices by claiming […]

HTC: We Have the Secret Solution to Make Smartwatches People Want

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According to HTC, the company may have found the secret sauce to making smartwatches a success and something that consumers will want to, and can, wear all the time. HTC chairwoman Cher Wang went on the record with Bloomberg to confirm that the company is currently working a smartwatch, expanding the company’s product line beyond smartphones […]

Samsung Begins Slashing Galaxy Gear Price Ahead of Gear 2 Debut

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With rumors that Samsung may be launching its second smartwatch, speculated to be called the Galaxy Gear 2, alongside a highly anticipated flagship Galaxy S5 debut this spring, the company is now discounting its original Galaxy Gear by over $120. At this time, however, VR-Zone is reporting that the price cut is only for India, though it […]

Wireless Charging and the Sun to Power Apple’s Rumored iWatch

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In recent years, we’ve seen advancements in mobile processors, displays, and cameras on smartphones, but the common constraint that many mobile devices still faces is power consumption. So far, there hasn’t been tremendous improvements to battery technology or design, and that may be where the holy grail of mobile computing will lead manufacturers like Apple […]

Pebble Steel Launches, App Store Coming Soon

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One of the most interesting announcements from any tech company lately came from Pebble, the makers of the Pebble Smart Watch. They announced a new version of their smart watch along with the Pebble App Store that lets developers create useful apps for the Pebble Smart Watch that will work with both Android and iOS phones, […]

5 iWatch Features We Want to See

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The iWatch has been talked about for well over a couple years now, and there’s no stopping the rumor mill at this point. Sources say we’ll see Apple’s mysterious iWatch smartwatch appear at some point later this year. While we’re not really sure when we’ll see it launch, there’s one thing that we are sure […]

Google To Put Fitness Trackers in Your Pocket with Android

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In case you haven’t noticed the big trend of late is all about wearable devices. From Google Glass, Samsung’s Galaxy Gear, to a wide array of fitness bands or smart bands to count calories and more that sync to your smartphone. While fitness tracking is nothing new to mobile, some newly found codes and API […]

Will it Bend? Apple Eyes AMOLED iWatch Screen

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According to the latest projections from DisplaySearch, Apple may be employing a flexible AMOLED display for its much anticipated and highly rumored iWatch wearable smartwatch. According to the forecast posted by CNET, the iWatch is said to use a flexible display with a 320 X 320-pixel resolution distributed over a 1.3- or 1.6-inch screen. The resolution […]

Pebble Steel Smart Watch Adds Metal Band, Gorilla Glass Display

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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 […]

Design the Constraint for Apple’s iWatch Smartwatch

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For a company that is known for its design, it may be surprising to hear that Apple is facing difficulties in the design process for its rumored iWatch, a wearable smartwatch. According to a report on DigiTimes, the problem with the design rests in how companies like Apple are applying surface treatments on the metal injection […]

Wearables Part of Sony’s New Year’s Resolution

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Bidding farewell to 2013, Sony Mobile teased consumers with its plans for 2014, which includes further ambitions to expand its offerings of wearable computing products. Though specific details were not given, Sony’s plans would match efforts from its rivals in the space, including Samsung and LG. “2014 is going to be an incredible year,” the […]

Motorola Smartwatch Patent Shows Premium Experience With Flexible Displays

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Motorola’s latest patent for a smartwatch shows off a more premium wrist computer with a flexible display. Rather than many swartwatches of today that utilize plastic, rubber, or leather wrist straps, the smartwatch that Motorola may be developing would utilize metal links. Additionally, rather than having a separate watch that’s attached to bands or straps, […]

Samsung’s Plans for Wearable Computing’s Next Big Thing Outed

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As the wearable computing market is gaining momentum, Samsung is already planning for its ‘next big thing‘ in that sector. The company already has a wearable wristwatch that connects to select Galaxy phones in the form of the Galaxy Gear, and though the smartwatch was met with a lukewarm reception Samsung is still bullish on […]

What’s Samsung’s Next Big Thing? Hint: It’s Not a Phone.

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Moving in 2014, Samsung, like South Korean rival LG, will be less reliant on its smartphone business in helping it pad the bottom line. While Samsung’s partnership with Google in producing Android-powered Galaxy phones, phablets, and tablets have been a profitable venture for Samsung and propelled it to fame, the company is looking to diversify […]