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Microsoft was once working on an Xbox smartwatch

Back in 2014, Microsoft delved into the market of fitness watches by introducing the Microsoft Band. According to new photos, however, it looked like the company was once working on a very different type of wearable that carried the Xbox brand. The potential Xbox smartwatch was unearthed by SuomiMobiili, with …

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iPhone 6C and Apple Watch 2 rumoured to launch in March

We’ve recently been hearing rumours surrounding the return of the 4-inch iPhone, along with Apple’s next generation smartwatch. Today, reports surfaced suggesting that Apple will in-fact launch an iPhone 6C and Apple Watch 2 next year, as early as March. This would mean that Apple will have a fourth annual …

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Skype now has Android Wear support

Those with smartwatches can now have Skype messages sent straight to their wrists as the Android version of the app now supports Android Wear. Messages will show up on Android Wear smartwatches and users can send replies, though they will come pre-written for easier selection. Alternatively, users could use the …

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Samsung announces the Gear S2 smart watch

Samsung is bringing Tizen to smart-watches with its new circular Gear S2. Samsung announced its latest device at the IFA press conference and as we can see, the watch has clearly taken some design tips from the Moto 360, which was the first circular Android Wear smart watch. On top …

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Apple is now the second biggest wearable maker, behind Fitbit

Apple has managed to climb its way up to the second biggest wearable maker in the world, right behind Fitbit. According to market analysis from IDC, Apple’s quarterly numbers show that the company managed to ship 3.6 million Apple Watch units following its launch in the second quarter. On the …

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The Pebble Time smartwatch is now available in the UK

Pebble found success a couple of years ago after successfully crowd funding its smartwatch and it seems things have only gone up since then. Earlier this year, the company went for another round of crowd funding, this time in order to create its next smartwatch, the Pebble Time, which was funded …

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Modder gets Windows XP running on an LG G-Watch

Dave Bennett, a YouTuber and apparent smartwatch modder, has managed to get Microsoft’s ageing Windows XP operating system running on the LG G-Watch. The version of the OS was slimmed down to hit under 100MB in order to keep the upload time sitting at around 12 hours. In a video demonstrating …

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Quanta: Yields of Apple Watch are fine

Quanta Computer, a leading contract maker of electronics, denied rumours about extraordinary low yields of Apple’s Watch devices. The company said that it had to borrow workers from other companies in a bid to start mass production of the device on time, which affected yields. CC Leung, vice chairman of …

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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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Motorola has given the Moto 360 a price cut

With the Apple Watch dominating sales in the wearable market right now, Android Wear developers need to find ways to compete. Motorola is trying to fight back with a price cut on the Moto 360 through the Google Play Store, bringing the total cost down to £159.99. The Moto 360 …

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Opening up an Apple Watch is hard

Since today marks the official availability of Apple’s brand new Watch wearable, it’s no surprise that people are rather excited to get their hands on one. However not everyone wants to play with it. Some in-fact want to tear theirs apart to see how it all works and what components …

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Apple Watch surpasses 2.3 million pre-orders

The Apple Watch is continuing to climb in pre-orders having surpassed 2.3 million units already. Due to the high demand, Apple has also confirmed that Watch units won’t be available to buy in store until some time in June as all of the current stock keeps getting snapped up by …

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