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ASUS giving away ZenWatch in launch build up

The world and his dog seems to be developing their own wearable at the moment, with Microsoft announcing the impending release of its smart ‘Band,’ and Apple giving its fans a reason not to buy one this Christmas. ASUS is getting in on the act too, with the upcoming release …

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Apple Watch to launch in Spring 2015

The Apple Watch will be arriving a bit later than expected, the wearable was originally expected during the first quarter of 2015, possibly even as early as January but it looks like the product launch has slipped a bit. According to a leaked message to Apple Store retail employees, the …

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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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Apple Watch to grab 35% of wearables market in 2015

Many analysts expect the market of wearable computing devices to grow significantly next year after Apple launches its Watch. The stylish timepiece will allow the company to grab a significant share on the market of wearables. Still, the Android operating system (in different forms) will continue to almost dominate the …

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Apple to charge thousands of dollars for premium Watch timepieces

Apple’s computers, smartphones and tablets are often considered too expensive when compared to similar devices from other manufacturers. In the world of technology, specifications, software and some other factors determine the “fair” price. With its forthcoming Watch timepieces Apple is going to enter a new market of luxury devices, where …

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Apple debuts ‘iWatch’ called Apple Watch

Apple was always going to get in on the wearable game. Yes, we’ve seen its patent applications for wrist mounted computational devices, but if anything, it’s because a tech field with a focus on style as much as substance is right up Apple’s street. However, it isn’t quite as we …

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Moto 360 goes on sale today for £199

Motorola has just announced that its highly anticipated Moto 360 smartwatch will go on sale from today for £199 in the UK and $249 in the US. Initially, only two leather strap versions will be available although all metal versions of the device will be coming before December, which will …

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Apple’s iWatch to feature NFC mobile payment system

Apple’s upcoming smartwatch devices will include the company’s payment system that will allow their owners to pay for goods in certain stores. The technology will significantly expand usage of the iWatch and will greatly improve buying experience. The Wall Street Journal reports that the addition of NFC tap-to-pay technology will reflects …

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Apple iWatch could threat luxury Swiss watches – LVMH exec

Apple’s iWatch device is expected to revolutionize the market of wearable electronics, just like the iPhone transformed the market of smartphones. Apparently, that is not all. At least one high-ranking executive from a Swiss watch maker believes that tech smart-watches have to be taken seriously and they may be a …

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Apple hires executive from Tag Heuer as iWatch approaches

Apple has hired yet another executive from the fashion world to boost its team responsible for development, sales and marketing of the iWatch device due to be released later this year. The hire once again confirms that the iWatch will not be just a health and fitness tracker, but likely …

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Steve Wozniak criticizes smart-watches, praises Google Glass

Steve Wozniak, a co-founder of Apple who foresaw the emergence of the upcoming iWatch several years ago, claims that smart-watches have too limited functionality and too small displays. At the same time, he praises Google Glass. While the former partner of Steve Jobs does not really admire wearable computing devices …

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Apple’s iWatch to enter mass production next month

Quanta Computer, a contract maker of electronics from Taiwan, plans to start mass production of Apple’s iWatch device next month, according to a news-agency. It is believed that the iWatch will be released this October and Quanta will be the exclusive maker of the smartwatch. Reuters reports that the watch …

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