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Apple Watch 2 may show up at WWDC in June

Right after its launch, the Apple Watch went on to become one of the most popular wearable devices around right now but there is still room for improvement. According to reports this week, Apple might be preparing to début the Apple Watch 2 at the World Wide Developer Conference in …

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Steve Wozniak isn’t too sure on the Apple Watch

While Steve Wozniak may not work at Apple anymore, he is still pretty outspoken on the company’s plans and products. Recently, the Apple co-founder was asked what he thought current CEO, Tim Cook, was doing right or wrong and it seems that Wozniak may still be unsure on the Apple’s …

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Apple shipped over 11 million Apple Watches last year

The Apple Watch is approaching one-year-old and while the smartwatch didn’t blow people away in the same way the iPhone did back in 2007, it has sold very well indeed. According to reports surfacing this week, Apple has shipped 11.6 million watches since launch, making it the third most popular wearable …

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Pebble announces ‘Pebble Time Round’ smart watch

Pebble has become quite popular with its line of smartwatches, with two successful Kickstarter campaigns under its belt, the company has now announced its next smartwatch, the Pebble Time Round. The round-faced Pebble will look more like a traditional watch, with a very thin body, though it will make some …

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Android Wear is now compatible with iPhones

Several companies have launched Android Wear smart watches over the last year and while some of them do look pretty tempting, they are limited as far as platforms go. Now, iPhone users can buy an Android Wear smart watch thanks to an upcoming software update from Google. There are some …

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Apparently you can run Half-Life on a smartwatch

Smartwatches are actually pretty capable little devices, in the past we have seen them run full apps, Microsoft’s Windows XP and now, apparently smartwatches can also run Half-Life thanks to a new app called SDLash, which emulates the GoldSource engine on a smartwatch. Given that the entire Source engine is …

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TAG Heuer’s Swiss smartwatch to cost $1400/£900

LVMH, is a French multinational luxury goods conglomerate, has announced pricing of TAG Heuer’s upcoming smartwatch, which it is developing in collaboration with Intel and Google. The first smart timepiece from a Swiss watchmaker will surprisingly not be too expensive because the product is primarily aimed at younger audience. TAG Heuer’s smartwatch will …

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Android Wear can now track down your phone

A new update to the Android Wear operating system has now added in a ‘find my phone’ feature, allowing you to track your device’s whereabouts should you find yourself missing it. Google initially launched the Android Device Manager back in 2013, allowing Android users to locate their devices. This functionality …

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The Huawei smartwatch could cost as much as $1000

Huawei announced its own entry in to the smartwatch arena earlier this week, showing off a sleek design, circular watch face and Android Wear integration. Unfortunately though, all of this could come at a serious price as the watch may go for as much as $1000 once released. The device …

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We will be seeing more of the Apple watch on March 9th

We will finally be seeing more of the Apple Watch next month on the 9th of March. Apple initially announced its wearable lineup back in September alongside the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, since Apple has been spending extra time perfecting the device. The company sent out invites …

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Apple to host Apple Watch-related event in early March

Apple has started to send out invitations to its event allegedly related to Apple Watch. The conference with the press and various market analysts will take place in early March, several weeks ahead of commercial release of the product. It is expected that Apple will finally unveil all technical details …

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New Pebble smartwatch crowd funded in half an hour

The new Pebble smartwatch was announced today, it is called Pebble Time and will cost $199 with a color display and a brand new interface. The watch launched on Kickstarter earlier this afternoon and has already raised over $1,000,000. The crowd funding project was asking for $500,000 but it seems …

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Android Wear shipments only hit 720,000 last year

Android Wear smart watches have gotten off to a slow start as multiple companies only managed to ship a total of 720,000 units during 2014, according to analyst firm, Canalys. The company also revealed that the Moto 360 was indeed the most popular device. 4.6 million wearable devices were shipped …

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Apple: Apple Watch will ship in April

Apple announced on Tuesday during its earning call that it will start commercial shipments of its highly-anticipated Apple Watch device in April. While the company will start shipments of its new gadget later than expected, its management believes that the new product will become popular both among end-users and among developers. “Development …

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Apple Watch battery life won’t be anything special

The Apple Watch is due to launch some time in March but the device’s battery life may hold it back as internal tests are reportedly showing a 2.5 hour battery life with active application use, which doesn’t sound too great, although it does fall in line with earlier reports that …

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Apple Watch to go on sale in March

The Apple Watch has always had an ‘early 2015’ release window and so far, Apple has been tight lipped on a proper release date. However, according to new reports, we can expect the Apple Watch to launch in March, with retail training expected to begin in February. According to Mark …

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TAG Heuer mulls smartwatch-related acquisitions and partnerships

TAG Heuer, a leading timepiece brand, understands all the potential challenges that emerging smartwatches bring to it. As a result, the company is serious about not only releasing their own smartwatches, but competing against consumer electronics companies head to head. While this means serious approach that will lead to a …

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Apple reveals screen resolutions of Apple Watch displays

Apple revealed screen resolutions of its upcoming Apple Watch timepieces to software developers in the WatchKit SDK [software development kit] that was released this week as part of the iOS 8.2 SDK beta. Both 38mm and 42mm versions of the company’s smart-watches will feature retina-class displays, but with different resolutions. …

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Tim Cook: Apple Watch will need to be charged daily

Apple continues to be extremely tight-lipped about its upcoming Watch timepiece, even though the product has been formally introduced and is about three months away from mass availability. Fortunately, the company lets at least some details out. One of the key concerns about wearable electronics in general is battery life. Since …

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Apple won’t be disclosing Apple Watch sales figures

A lot of market analysts are eager to see how many Apple Watch timepieces will be sold in the first quarter of availability and onwards. In a surprising move, Apple announced it is not going to reveal exact sales numbers of its Watch devices, at least early in their lifecycle. …

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Microsoft may launch its own smartwatch in a few weeks

Microsoft is reportedly preparing to launch its own smartwatch in just a few weeks time, ahead of Apple’s huge Watch launch early next year. Microsoft’s watch will be focused on health tracking, including a heart-rate monitor, the watch will be capable of syncing with devices running Android, iOS, and Windows Phone, …

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