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Samsung readies smartwatch with integrated SIM card

Samsung Electronics is working on a version of its Gear smartwatch with integrated SIM card. The device will allow to make phone calls directly from the watch and will eliminate the need for joint operation of Gear smart-watches with Samsung handsets. While the decision to create “independent” smart watch seems …

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ImgTec MIPS-based platform for wearable electronics announced

With the introduction of Google Android Wear operating system, hardware makers developing ultra-low-power chipsets started to unveil their platforms for wearable devices, such as smart-watches or smart-eyewear. Imagination Technologies, a leading designer of general purpose processing cores as well as multimedia and graphics processing engines, said this week that it …

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Intel completes acquisition of wearable computing devices maker

Intel Corp. this week announced that it had finalised acquisition of Basis Science, a maker of wearable computing devices. The acquisition accelerates Intel’s wearable products focus. It also brings access to new technology, and further expands the leadership team with new people who have a proven track record of innovation …

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Google smartwatch details leak

Rumours have been pointing to Google creating its own Smartwatch for some time now, supposedly in conjunction with current Nexus maker LG, but like most devices coming out today, details have leaked before the announcement. This recent leak has come from none other than EvLeaks, a common name when it …

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Asustek’s smartwatch to feature voice, gesture controls

Jonney Shih, the chairman of Asustek Computer, has disclosed additional details about the company’s smart-watch device due later this year. As it appears, the gadget will understand voice commands and hand movements/gestures. The head of Asus also confirmed that the smartwatch will be a companion device for smartphones. The chairman …

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Motorola is developing a new Smartwatch

Motorola was one of the first companies to attempt a smartwatch, back in 2011 it released the Motoactiv, a GPS and fitness tracking watch which was discontinued in last year. 2011 was a little early to be pushing the wearable technology market but now, three years later, Motorola is ready to …

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HTC might release its own Smartwatch this year

It looks like HTC is gearing up to join the wearable tech market this year as the Taiwanese phone maker has hinted that it is making its own Android powered Smartwatch, which could compete against the Samsung’s Galaxy Gear. During an interview with Bloomberg, company co-founder, Cher Wang, admitted that …

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