First Samsung Android Wear Smartwatch Will Ship Later This Year

In an interview with Reuters, Samsung senior VP for product strategy has claimed that its first Android Wear watch will ship later this year, as will a "high-end" Tizen smartphone. Read More >>

Cop Cams to Record The Shootings of the UK's Armed Police

Members of the UK police who carry guns will soon be required to have a webcam attached to their lapels too, in order to provide visual evidence of their actions and hopefully restore trust in the work of our armed police. Read More >>

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Google Seeks UK Approval for Drivers to Wear Glass in Cars

It appears Google's gearing up to launch Google Glass in the UK at some point, with reports suggesting it's been chatting with our government's Department for Transport about handling the legalities of being spotted wearing Glass while driving on the road. Read More >>

Sony to Target Elderly Tech Fans With Wearable Smart Wig Patent?

Sony's engineers have filed a patent for a new form of wearable tech, only this one differs from the watches and glasses currently doing the rounds. Sony's come up with the idea of a smart wig, with embedded rumble tech to tap the wearer on the scalp when they get a message. Read More >>

Haptic Feedback and LED Coat Guides Clueless Fashion Idiots Around the Streets

A company going by the name of Wearable Experiments has come up with the concept of a modern coat able to point you in the direction of the nearest kebab shop, with its Navigate jacket lighting up and vibrating to subtly point the wearer in the right direction. Read More >>

NYT: Google Glass Is About to Get More Musical

According to a report by the New York Times, Google will today announce a rich new set of musical features for Glass which will provide a better audio experience for those who choose to wear the devices. Read More >>

Samsung: Our Devices Will Have Folding Displays By 2015

The future is slowly arriving, with the advent of phones with radically curved screens—but Samsung isn't yet content. In fact, the company insists that the displays of its devices will be foldable by 2015. Read More >>

Graphene Ink Paves the Way for Proper Wearable Tech via Printed Circuits

Modern miracle stuff graphene has been used by developers to print circuits on clothing, creating a genuinely wearable form of tech that doesn't rely on bulky watches, AR glasses or sewing computers into your flesh. Read More >>

Man Becomes Rubbish Cyborg via DIY Computer Implant

Tim Cannon describes himself as a "biohacker," a term coined to describe people who do mad things like put computers inside their bodies. Despite the ready availability of miniaturised computer powerhouses, Tim's now got a lump the size of a phone on his arm. Read More >>

Samsung's Galaxy Gear Hit by Rumours of Massive Return Rates From Disappointed Buyers

Samsung's Galaxy Gear appears to be receiving the same frosty reception among buyers as other recent attempts at launching smartwatches, with one US chain said to be seeing return and refund requests running at "above 30 per cent" for the gadget. Read More >>

Google "Gem" Smartwatch Project May Arrive This Month

Google may be set to thrust its wrist into the smartwatch fray, with a possible announcement of a Google or Nexus branded wearable device coming as soon as this month. Read More >>

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Google Glass in "Actually Useful" Shock Thanks to Hospital Tech Demo

The medical wing of Philips has teamed up with Accenture and Google to make a Google Glass concept that looks like it might actually be useful, offering something significantly more impressive than giving nerds a way to take secret photos of women on trains. Read More >>

Japanese Network Next to Make You Look Like an Idiot With "Intelligent Glasses"

The latest bit of head-mounted tech to emerge is coming via Japanese mobile network NTT Docomo, which is demonstrating an augmented reality system with the power to translate menus live. Shame it makes you look demented by appearing to have a webcam taped to your head, though. Read More >>

Intel Demos Wine-Powered Processor (Quick, Someone Get It Some Roquefort)

The Intel Developer Forum is coming to an end, meaning its execs get to go wild and show some of the oddball concepts under way at the tech giant. These include a processor so efficient it can pull all the energy it needs to run from a glass of red wine. Read More >>

Pebble Smartwatch Creator Says Samsung "Hasn't Thought it Through"

Eric Migicovsky, boss of the wildly successful team that launched the Pebble smartwatch, isn't very impressed by Samsung's new Galaxy Gear, claiming Samsung's too obsessed with tech specs and doesn't understand how people use smartwatches -- or why they buy them. Read More >>

Nissan Builds Wearable Biometric Smartwatch to Monitor Driver Rage

Car maker Nissan has joined the burgeoning smartwatch scene, announcing that it's created a biometric reader to combine personal health stats with those of your... car. So you can track man and machine from the same device. Read More >>


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