Samsung and Nike have introduced the Nike+ Running App for the Samsung Gear S. The app uses the watch’s built-in 3G and GPS connectivity, meaning you can leave your phone at home.
This industry is ruled by those who bring out the best devices before everyone else, something LG seems to have a good handle on. Enter the LG G Watch R!
Once again, ASUS is teasing their smartwatch due for IFA next week. This time out we get a little better idea the design of the watch, and details of the live stream for the official launch.
Ralph Lauren has now announced a smart shirt designed with athletes in mind, which is plans to commercially release in the first half of next year.
LG has released a short teaser video confirming that the G Watch 2, or perhaps G Watch R, will be round and it will be announced, if not launched, at IFA in Berlin in September. Is the Moto 360 still on your radar?
The rumor mill is going full speed and today we are getting some more details on the reported Samsung Gear 3, which is now said to carry a curved display.
Link Bubble has been upgraded to version 1.3, which brings a plethora of improvements, changes and bug fixes. But there is one addition that is a bit odd – Android Wear support.
Imagination Technologies has introduced a new PowerVR GPU that is targeted specifically at wearables, IoT, and other small embedded applications that require OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics. The silicon for the GPU takes up just 0.55 mm2 (post layout) on a 28nm manufacturing process. According to Imagination that makes it the smallest OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU capable of running Android and Android Wear. The PowerVR GX5300 GPU is specifically designed for ultra-low power, low area applications that require OpenGL ES graphic rendering. That makes it perfect for wearables. The current generation of smartwatches can only render graphics using software. However wearables that use the…
Samsung and Under Armour may “join hands” in a bid to expand their presence in the global wearable market.
It’s still the early days for smartwatches. With the first few Android Wear devices on the market and a 3rd one on the horizon we have a pretty good glimpse of what wearables might be like. Android Wear is exciting and feels generations ahead of what came before it. But like any burgeoning technology, the hardware and software are going to grow exponentially with each generation. As somebody who would want to buy a smartwatch, it might be important to consider how long they will last before becoming obsolete. After all, $200 being the low end, it’s hardly an impulse…