Surprise! Qualcomm announced yesterday that it is also launching a smartwatch. Like the Galaxy Gear, it will act as a secondary display to your smartphone. The chip maker claims that its smartwatch can pull off “days of battery life” when the device is fully charged, unlike the Galaxy Gear which can only last a day.…Read More »
After all the rumors and leaks, we now have an official look at Samsung’s smartwatch. It’s called the Galaxy Gear, and instead of being a standalone device, will work more like a companion to your current or future Galaxy devices.
The Galaxy Gear is also pretty well-equipped for a watch, as it comes not only with a screen that can display notifications, apps, and even video, but it also has its own 1.9-megapixel camera and built-in speaker.…Read More »
It’s officially September and we’re only days away now from Samsung officially revealing its long-rumored smartwatch. But thanks to VentureBeat, we’re getting an early look.
If this is indeed the Galaxy Gear that will be announced at IFA, I have to say, it looks pretty chunky.…Read More »
Earlier this year, Samsung confirmed that they were working on a smartwatch device. Last month they trademarked something called ‘Samsung GEAR.’ Now we have confirmation from Samsung Mobile executive Lee Young-hee that the company will be unveiling the device at an event as early as next week.…Read More »
One of the biggest limitations of a smartwatch is that it actually has to be tethered to a smartphone. For the most part, a lot of smartwatches making their way to market only display information when paired with a smartphone through Bluetooth.…Read More »
On Thursday, Patently Apple published a patent application turned in by Apple in December 2011 for the creation of a flexible battery shape that is made up of a a number of different cells connected to one another through a laminate layer.…Read More »
Just when those smartwatch rumors started to die down, Sony comes in and announces an actual smartwatch. The SmartWatch 2 is a follow-up to their previous foray into wearable computing last year, and it’s packed with some significant improvements that might make it worth a look this time around.…Read More »
Smartwatches are crazy popular right now. In fact, thanks to Google Glass, wearable devices are popular all across the board. The problem with a lot of smartwatches, or at least the ones that I’ve seen, is that they look terrible. I mean terrible in the sense that you’ll look like a huge nerd with one of them strapped to your wrist?…Read More »
A report out of Bloomberg is claiming that we’ll see Apple’s fabled smartwatch project as an actual product as soon as this year. The Verge followed that news shortly after with additional information from sources claiming that Apple has chosen to rework iOS to run on the “iWatch.”
Also included in the Bloomberg report are features that are being considered for the device, which include making calls and seeing incoming callers’ identities and checking map coordinates.…Read More »
You have undoubtedly heard all those Apple smartwatch rumors lately — they were everywhere. Nigam Arora of Forbes has put forth a very interesting theory about those rumors: Apple is desperate to show that they are still going to innovate because nobody believes it when Tim Cook says they are.…Read More »
Apple is working on a smartwatch made of curved glass, according to Wall Street Journal and New York Times
Rumors have been circulating for a couple of years now that Apple would release its own smartwatch. The previous generation iPod nano even became a popular watch option for some people. Now, reports out of The New York Times then The Wall Street Journal are saying that Apple is indeed working on a smartwatch.…Read More »