Tag Archive: SmartWatch


Apple Watch will stay ahead in smartwatch race, but look out for Android Wear!

In terms of marketshare, the Apple Watch’s watchOS compared to Google’s Android Wear is likely to follow a similar trajectory to iOS and Android. In other words, while Apple is dominating right now in smartwatch shipments, that balance promises to shift somewhat over the coming years as new low-cost competitors enter the market. This is […]

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Fossil’s first smartwatch is here in time for the holidays

Fossil’s first Android Wear watch, the stunning Q Founder, has finally arrived. The device ships with a bunch of exclusive Fossil faces, and it can be ordered from Fossil’s online store now for $ 295. If you prefer your smartwatch to look just like a traditional watch, but you don’t have $ 1,500 to spend on the […]

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TAG Heuer’s first smartwatch goes on sale this week for $1,500

TAG Heuer is ready to take on the Apple Watch. Its first smartwatch, powered by Android Wear and called the Carrera Connected, is set to make its debut later this week, and it will retail for $ 1,500. TAG CEO Jean-Claude Biver revealed in an interview with Swiss magazine Le Matin Dimanche that the company’s first Wear watch, which […]

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Chronos disc will turn your dumb watch into a smartwatch

You have your reasons for not owning a smartwatch, one of which is you happen to like the timepiece presently on your wrist. What if you could make your primitive wristwatch a little smart? Chronos is like slapping a brain on the back of your favorite timepiece. It is an ulna-thin disc with 36 hours […]

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Pebble’s new smartwatch is Round and super slim

Pebble’s latest smartwatch forgot it’s hip to be square. The Pebble Time Round has a circular display that hopes to appeal to traditional watch wearers, and compete round rivals like the Moto 360 and Samsung’s upcoming Gear S2. Its all-metal design is also the thinnest and lightest Pebble has crafted to date. Despite that slender form factor, […]

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Viper SmartStart makes your smartwatch an essential car accessory

Remember that Ericsson phone that let James Bond control his BMW 750iL remotely in Tomorrow Never Dies? Now you can have your own… kind of. Viper SmartStart is a smartwatch app for Android Wear and Apple Watch that puts car controls on your wrist, allowing you to locate, start, and control your vehicle before you even get in […]

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Viper SmartStart makes your smartwatch an essential car accessory

Remember that Ericsson phone that let James Bond control his BMW 750iL remotely in Tomorrow Never Dies? Now you can have your own… kind of. Viper SmartStart is a smartwatch app for Android Wear and Apple Watch that puts car controls on your wrist, allowing you to locate, start, and control your vehicle before you even get in […]

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NASA needs a smartwatch app for its astronauts

There’s a smartwatch app for almost everything, but very few are useful to the men and women who work in microgravity. So NASA is asking the pubic to design a smartwatch app for its astronauts to do everything from keeping them organized during science experiments to alerting them to space debris approaching. NASA and Freelancer.com […]

Ingenious braille smartwatch puts time at your fingertips

We hear all the time how technology makes our lives better. But many such advances leave the world’s 285 million visually impaired people in the dark. Not so with this invention: A South Korean startup has developed a smartwatch with a face that has four sets of six dots that represent braille characters. The dots […]

These 3-D-printed Apple Watch stands will show off your shiny smartwatch

After spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars on your new Apple Watch, it’s hard to justify tossing the device on the table to charge like discarded jewelry. If you’ve got a 3-D printer, it’s easy to class things up… Read more ›