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. 

Analysts expect strong growth in smartwatch market
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67% CAGR, $32.9bn by the end of the decade

The smartwatch is still in its infancy, but analysts are already bullish, and many expect the market to take off in 2015, thanks to the upcoming Apple Watch launch, as well as new Android Wear devices.

LG Watch Urbane touted as luxury G Watch R
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Same hardware, now in a suit and tie

The LG G Watch R is about to get a classier sibling in the form of the LG Watch Urbane.

Google smartwatch initiative tanks
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Only Apple expects it to be great

It is starting to look like only Apple and its allies in the Tame Apple press think that smartwatches are a good idea.