Snapdragon Wear 2100 is the new smartwatch SoC
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30 per cent smaller, 25  per cent better battery

After years of  the Snapdragon 400 being Qualcomm's only SoC for wearable devices, the company has announced a successor – Snapdragon Wear 2100.

Wearable market predicted to grow
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Gartner polishes its crystal balls


Augurs in the divination division of the analyst outfit Gartner have been consulting the entrails of load of bullocks and come to the conclusion that 274.6 million wearable electronic devices will be sold worldwide in 2016.

CES 2016 themes to include VR, more wearables and 4K drones
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VR-equipped drones also likely

According to the  newest report, the major technological trends to anticipate at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will include virtual reality (VR) headsets, a bigger lineup of wearable computing devices, and a new generation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) also known to the general public as drones.

LG’s faulty watch had faulty component
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Reduced image quality over time

LG has confirmed that it pulled its LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition off shelves after six days because it contained a component with the potential to reduce image quality on the device.

Wearable devices could save PC makers
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Daft analysts claim

A small number of analysts are telling anyone who will listen that notebook makers could save themselves by getting into wearable devices.

Mediatek labs kickstarts IoT Programme with Startupbootcamp
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Exclusive: Startupbootcamp in Barcelona

Internet of Things has been a buzz word for the last two years and MediaTek labs and Startupbootcamp Barcelona - IoT & Smart Data has come up with a way to help new designers successful. 

A million Americans ordered the Apple Watch on Friday
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Soft demand for pricier models

Analysts believe nearly one million people ordered the Apple Watch on the first day of sales.

Apple staff to offer fashion advice
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Because they are so damn hip

The fruity cargo cult Apple has decide that the world needs fashion advice from the spotty, tee-shirt wearing "genii" who populate its modern cathedrals to consumer shallowness.

Mobile World Congress will be all about watches
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And Apple will still not be there

The Mobile World Congress looks like it is going to be packed to the gunnels with people trying to peddle their version of the smartwatch. 

CEO: Asus to launch smartwatch sans Android Wear
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Longer battery life

It appears that Asus is planning to launch a new smartwatch, but unlike the ZenWatch WI500Q, the new device won’t rock Android Wear.