Asus starts another Computex by launching new wearables and tablets at the show in Taipei.
Check out what an Apple Watch looks like inside.
You can now pre-order an Apple Watch online.
Local watch brand reportedly owns rights to word “Apple”.
Wearables live and die on the strength of their app stores
The strength of the smartwatch’s app library will determine if it’s just hype or a sustainable product.
Apple calls it the most advanced timepiece ever created.
The success of the Pebble smartwatch proves the market wants wearables. But are Pebble’s competitors up to the task?
Smartwatch maker Pebble Tech finds crowdfunding to be a viable means to raise capital, increase margins and improve its visibility as a grassroots effort.
Asus introduced ZenWatch to Taiwan
Highlighted business news for Taiwan, China and Hong Kong for Dec. 19, 2014
The design of Lenovo’s smartband is uninspired, and looks too similar to the competition.
Reliable sources point to a Microsoft smartwatch launch within weeks.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Qualcomm is flexing its muscle in the wearable segment by collaborating with Timex in launching the Ironman One GPS+, a smartwatch that provides standalone wireless connectivity without the need to pair with a smartphone. The Ironman One achieves this thanks to a Qualcomm processor that has a built-in modem for wireless connectivity. Data connectivity is provided by AT&T, which is offering one year of free data to all users purchasing the smartwatch in the US and Canada. Qualcomm isn’t just providing the modem, however, as the smartwatch also includes the chipset vendor’s always-on Mirasol display technology. First seen on the Qualcomm Toq, the Mirasol display