Apple’s grip on smartwatch slips
Published in IoT
Friday, 04 January 2019 10:08

Apple’s grip on smartwatch slips


Share dropping

While the overall smartwatch market is experiencing steady growth, Apple’s hold on market share continues to slip.

New Snapdragon wear coming
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 09:49

New Snapdragon wear coming


September 10

The chap known as Mr Mobile has shared with the world that Qualcomm might be showing off a new watch platform on September 10 and most likely this will be brand-new Snapdragon wear that hasn’t been upgraded since 2016.

Google could be working on Pixel smartwatches
Published in Mobiles


Could be the new Qualcomm Wear SoC

According to the latest rumours, Google is working on a Pixel-branded smartwatch, or smartwatches, which could be launched alongside the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL and 2nd-gen Pixel Buds. The word on the street is that it has the new Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear SoC.under the bonnet.

Wearable tech slow to catch on over the pond
Published in IoT
Friday, 22 December 2017 11:30

Wearable tech slow to catch on over the pond


One in five Americans interested

The number of Americans who are remotely interested in owning wearable technology devices – like watches, glasses and fitness tracking bracelets is growing slower than many early predictions claimed.

Fitbit will take on Apple with a useful smartwatch
Published in IoT


Innovation


The Tame Apple Press is getting its knickers in a twist over how wearable device maker Fitbit has released a smartwatch which is direct competition to their favourite manufacturer.

Wearables are a big thing in Africa and Middle East
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Not really sure why


While most of the world is treating wearables as a bit of a snooze, there is a significant market for the trinkets in Africa and the Middle East, according to beancounters at IDC.

Smartwatches are rubbish says smartwatch maker
Published in Mobiles


Huawei trashes its own product

Huawei Deputy Chairman and rotating CEO Eric Xu Zhijun surprised the world by trashing smartwatches even though his outfit makes them.

Fossil Group releases new smartwatches and hybrids
Published in IoT


It is the height of fashion ya know?


Fashion watch maker Fossil Group has been showing off its latest batch of smartwatches and hybrid watches at Baselworld 2017.

Apple patents Airbuds tracking your health
Published in IoT
Thursday, 16 March 2017 11:57

Apple patents Airbuds tracking your health


What do you mean you can do that with a headphone jack?

The fruit tax-dodging cargo cult thinks it has found another reason to stick its expensive Airbuds into your ears.

New smartwatch works by body power
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 12:40

New smartwatch works by body power


Which means it would be useless for us

Boffins have emerged from their smoke-filled labs with a new smartwatch which is powered by movement.