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Smart Watch market enters into decline for first time
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Smart Watch market enters into decline for first time

Research firm IDC says shipments of the Apple Watch have dropped by 55% resulting in the first year-on-year quarterly shipment decline for the smart watch sector, reports Telecoms.com. Preliminary data from IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker estimates vendors shipped 3.5 million units, down from 5.1 million in the same […]

44% of consumers have issues with wearables functionality
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44% of consumers have issues with wearables functionality

Findings from Ericsson ConsumerLab claim consumer enthusiasm for wearables technology is still growing but vendors are not meeting price or functionality expectations, reports Telecoms.com. The research focused on opinions from 5,000 smartphone users from Brazil, China, South Korea, the UK and the US, though it’s worth noting 50% of respondents […]

Pebble Time Smartwatch Price Drops to £79 on Amazon
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Pebble Time Smartwatch Price Drops to £79 on Amazon

Following last week’s cool announcement of a new Kickstarter and three new Pebble products that are in the works for release in January 2017, Amazon has dropped the price of the first generation Pebble Time to just £78.98! Previously the most fashionable member of the Pebble family would cost £149 […]

Everyone Wants to Make Smart Rings – But No One Knows What For
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Everyone Wants to Make Smart Rings – But No One Knows What For

Watch this on The Scene. ABOUT HALFWAY THROUGH the trailer for the 2011 movieGreen Lantern—it’s presumably in the movie, too, but that’s impossible to verify because no one ever saw it—an otherwise ordinary Ryan Reynolds slides a big, blocky ring onto his middle finger and becomes a superhero. “The ring,” […]

Android Wear Gets Speaker Support And New Gestures, Voice Input Options
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Android Wear Gets Speaker Support And New Gestures, Voice Input Options

Google launched an update to Android Wear today that brings a couple of new features to the smartwatch platform. Maybe the most interesting of these is Android Wear’s ability to use the speakers that are now inside some of the newest watches. If you own a Huawei Watch or an ASUS […]