smartwatches
Tech-Obsessed Singaporeans Bought "Nearly 1,400" Smartwatches in Two Months

Stats that count smartwatch sales in the tech haven of Singapore appear to show the smartwatch is a rather large flop in the country, with numbers from analyst GfK suggesting an embarrassing total of "nearly 1,400" smartwatches were shifted there in the first two months of 2014. Read More >>

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Samsung Gear 2 Teardown: Surprisingly Repairable for a Smartwatch

If you've been wondering how Samsung manages to cram everything into its Gear 2 smartwatch, then wonder no longer: iFixit has torn the thing apart to see what they've crammed into its tiny frame. Read More >>

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Will.i.am Says His Amazing Smartwatch is Totally Real, Coming in July

Musician/Intel employee/iPhone accessoriser Will.i.am appeared with Alan Carr yesterday showing off his self-produced smartwatch, which he says has completely replaced his phone. If we're to believe everything we see on TV, it's pretty impressive. Read More >>

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Samsung Galaxy S5 is a Baby Monitor That Reports to Your Smartwatch

Samsung's new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, has a surprising hidden feature that tech bloggers have just discovered: the phone can double as a baby monitor—provided you've got it paired to a Galaxy Gear smartwatch. And y'know, you don't mind leaving your baby and your phone behind while you're in another room. Read More >>

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The Android Wear Smartwatch Apps We Want the Most

The main concept of Android Wear is simple; it's a Google Now watch, which is awesome. But the right suite of compatible apps could make it even better, so long as they don't get in the way of the simple Google Now-ness we all want and deserve. Read More >>

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Samsung's Galaxy Gear Fit is Heading to the US in April for £121

Samsung's Galaxy Gear Fit—a pretty lookin' smartwatch-fitness tracker hybrid—has finally got a price. Well an American price at least. It'll be available for $200 (£121) and will show up sometime in April. Read More >>

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New Research Tells Us What We Already Knew: Nobody Cares About Smartwatches

It turns out that smartwatches are struggling to be accepted by the mainstream population. Shocking, I know. According to data research company KWP ComTech, only 426,000 people in Britain have actually bothered to go out and buy one. That's less than one per cent of the population. In contrast, 1.8 per cent of the population (roughly one million people) own fitness bands. Read More >>

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How Motorola's Stunning New Smartwatch Was Designed

Motorola wowed us earlier this week with its sleek and incredibly watch-like take on the smartwatch. Now, Moto's design chief Jim Wicks has explained the creative process that led to the new device. Read More >>

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Android Wear Video Walkthrough: It's Got the Basics Down

Until Android Wear actually comes out on some real hardware, it's not much more than a bunch of promises, some of which are a little lofty. But if you look at the developer preview, there's some good news: Android Wear gets the basics right. Read More >>

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Rumoured Samsung Gear 2.5 May Also be a Sci-Fi Wrist Phone

Korean news sources are suggesting a reworked version of Samsung's Tizen-powered Gear 2 smartwatch may appear soon, with the hardware upgraded to feature an internal USIM module that'll let wearers place voice calls via their wrists alone. Read More >>

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Android Wear is Just a Google Now Watch (And That's Great)

Google just announced its first real foray into the frenzied fray of the smartwatch world: Android Wear. That's an accurate name for a wearable, Android-powered device, sure, but it's also a little misleading. This is a Google Now watch. And that's excellent news. Read More >>

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LG's G Watch Will be One of the First Android-Wear Powered Smartwatches

It appears to be a banner day for smartwatch news. Engadget is reporting that LG is also cooking up a smartwatch of its own. It's coming out next quarter and will run on Google's just-announced wearables OS, called Android Wear. Read More >>

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Moto 360: This is Motorola's Slick Android-Wear Powered Smartwatch

We just learned about Android Wear for the first time, and now we're already getting inundated in new hardware. Here's a hot piece of gear from Motorola, the Moto 360. Billed as a more contemporary smartwatch thank the clunky wrist-bricks we've seen before, the Moto 360 will supposedly be available this summer. Read More >>

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Google's Wearables SDK Wants to Make Attached Tech More Useful

Google wants to make it easier for the tech companies of the world to build their various wearable technologies, with a custom SDK for Android-compatible wearable devices set to launch within the next couple of weeks. Read More >>

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Motorola Smartwatch Coming This Year, and it Won't be Ugly Like the Rest

Motorola's come out with a rather ballsy claim about its future smartwatch, claiming the current examples of the format are "extremely ugly" and that it's working on building one that's more of of a "style item" than the clunkers built by Samsung, Sony and the rest. Read More >>

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At Least BlackBerry Has Enough Sense Not to be Looking at Wearable Tech

There's one hardware company out there that's not thinking about cobbling together a crappy smartwatch -- BlackBerry. Current CEO John Chen issued a pretty firm "no" when asked of any movement in the wearables market, saying there are currently no plans to created any sort of black leather BB business watch. [Engadget] Read More >>

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