Apple, iOS, News, , Rumors, Wearables

Apple Watch 2 Expected in September

Apple Hermes Watch: Collaboration between Fashion and Technology

The Apple Watch is not even a year old, and rumors of its successor are constantly published in mainstream media outlets. While Apple is a company would never Osborne’d its product line, rumors will always chase popular products and companies. However, it seems there is new, reliable information regarding the Apple Watch 2. According to, September 2016 is the projected date for the latest smartwatch from Apple. The news does not stop there. According to reliable sources from the Far East, which in fact manufacture the Apple Watch and its accessories, the company plans to release an update for the original Apple Watch in March 2016. These updates will include


2015, Asia Pacific (APAC), Computex Taipei, Event, Global Politics, Internet of Things (IoT), Mobile Computing, Taiwan, VR World, Wearables

Asus Brings Wearables, Tablets to Computex 2015


Asus starts another Computex by launching new wearables and tablets at the show in Taipei.


Apple, Companies, Hardware, Internet of Things (IoT), VR World, Wearables

The Apple Watch Gets the iFixit Treatment


Check out what an Apple Watch looks like inside.


Apple, Business, Companies, Internet of Things (IoT), VR World, Wearables

Apple Opens Doors to Online Apple Watch Pre-Orders

Apple Watch 3

You can now pre-order an Apple Watch online.


Apple, Companies, Internet of Things (IoT), VR World, Wearables

Patent Woes May Delay Apple Watch Launch in Switzerland

Apple Watch 2

Local watch brand reportedly owns rights to word “Apple”.


Analysis, Internet of Things (IoT), Wearables

Want a Successful Wearable? Build It A Solid App Store

Pebble Time Kickstarter

Wearables live and die on the strength of their app stores


Analysis, Apple, Companies, Internet of Things (IoT), Wearables

The Strength of the Apple Watch App Store Will Determine Its Success

Apple Watch 2

The strength of the smartwatch’s app library will determine if it’s just hype or a sustainable product.


Apple, Companies, VR World

Pre-orders For The Apple Watch Start In April, Prices Start At $349

Watch 2

Apple calls it the most advanced timepiece ever created.


Business, Internet of Things (IoT), VR World, Wearables

Pebble Time Proves a Demand for Wearables

Pebble Time Kickstarter

The success of the Pebble smartwatch proves the market wants wearables. But are Pebble’s competitors up to the task?


Hardware, Internet of Things (IoT), Mobile Computing, VR World, Wearables

Pebble Time Crowdfunds $1M in 49 Minutes, $6.8M in a Day

Pebble Time Kickstarter

Smartwatch maker Pebble Tech finds crowdfunding to be a viable means to raise capital, increase margins and improve its visibility as a grassroots effort.


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Asus Introduces ZenWatch to Taiwan


Asus introduced ZenWatch to Taiwan


Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics

Cross-strait News Daily Round-up for Dec. 19

2014-11-25 17.46.17

Highlighted business news for Taiwan, China and Hong Kong for Dec. 19, 2014


VR World

Lenovo Launches Fitbit Lookalike


The design of Lenovo’s smartband is uninspired, and looks too similar to the competition.


Rumors, VR World

Report: Microsoft Smartwatch Set to Launch in Weeks

Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft'

Reliable sources point to a Microsoft smartwatch launch within weeks.


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Sony Xperia Z3v and Smartwatch 3 Come to Verizon Oct 23rd

Xperia Z3v Black

Sony’s much awaited waterproof, long-lasting Xperia Z3 is coming to Verizon before the end of this month as the Sony Xperia Z3v along with the smartwatch 3


Mobile Computing, VR World

Pebble Drops Firmware 2.6 and Prices


Pebble has released firmware 2.6 that enables continuous activity tracking on the smartwatches, also drops prices by $50. Pebble just released firmware 2.6 update to the masses that enables continuous activity tracking and app  quick launch. The smartwatch company that was a huge hit on Kickstarter in 2012 and has enjoyed successful growth.  It is now celebrating that success by making its products more accessible by dropping the price by $50 on the Pebble  ($99.99) and Pebble Steel ($199.99).   Pebble took time to highlight some apps that will be making the most of the new functionality of continuous activity tracking.  Misfit app and Jawbone’s UP app are both two of the first


Asia Pacific (APAC), Event, Global Politics, IFA 2014, Japan

Japanese launch date for SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk revealed


Sony (TYO: 6758) had enthralled us with its unveiling of the newest SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk wearables last IFA 2014. However, despite the announcement of its availability this fall, we were still left wondering as to when exactly we’ll get our hands on one. Well, the wait is finally over, at least for Japan. Sony finally announces that both wearables are going to be available around the end of November in the country. There are no exact prices revealed yet, but it is estimated that the SmartWatch 3 and the SmartBand Talk will be available in Japan with an equivalent price of about $230.00 and


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LVMH Brand TAG Heuer to Launch Smartwatch in 2015

TAG Heuer Smartwatch

From the legendary movie ‘Grand Prix’ in 1966 to controversial Breaking Bad TV series, TAG Heuer watches are presented as objects of desire. Today’s ad campaigns feature select number of actors, race drivers, F1 teams, pilots and the like, all touting the precision brought by TAG Heuer. Yet, the most precise watch you can buy is one of digital, not the analogue kind. Secondly, there is not one, but two generations of people that are growing up using a mobile phone to check for time, reducing the need for watches in its entirety. Not even a week after Apple’s event, Reuters passed the comments made


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Introducing The Apple Watch, The New Nexus For iDevices

Apple Watch 3

Apple’s live event in Cupertino today saw more than the iPhone 6 announcement; the mobile giant also unveiled its new smartwatch contender, the Apple Watch. Like everything else it does, Apple’s presentation of their new watch was accompanied with gusto; audiences were informed on exactly how the new device would fill out the company’s growing ecosystem. The Apple Watch does indeed fill an interesting role in “iDevice” webwork. The new device is essentially a mini-smartphone that can some surprising things, and tethers to an iPhone to relay content. Apple’s smartwatch is in itself an innovation in practicality and mirrors quite a bit of a smartphone’s functionality.


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Will Samsung's Gear Live Change Your Opinion On Smartwatches?

Google recently released Android Wear, their new platform for wearables that currently has only three devices running it. The first two to be released were the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live. Within the last couple days the Motorola Moto 360 was released for sale. These are the first generation of Google powered smart watches. Samsung’s Gear Live offering is a nice piece with a few nice features. The body of the watch has a metal housing with a plastic back that incorporates an optical heart rate monitor and the charging contacts. The charger is essentially a backpack that hugs the contacts on the underside