Tag Archives: Smartwatch

Gorilla Glass wants to make smartwatches more durable

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Usually the most fragile part of any device is its display, and over the past few years, companies like Gorilla Glass have been making strides into making the display tougher, making the devices themselves more durable. Continue reading Gorilla Glass wants to make smartwatches more durable

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OnePlus made a smartwatch, and then decided not to release it

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Around three years ago, real money was to be made in the smartphone market. It seemed that companies could get away with high margins and high volumes, and customers would never catch on to their strategies. Continue reading OnePlus made a smartwatch, and then decided not to release it

Android Wear’s latest update clears up the clutter

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Android Wear was launched last year, and even after a year we aren’t seeing the massive influx in sales that it was expected to bring. Plus there are very few Android Wear smartwatches on the market, showing that companies are still wary of dipping into the nascent smartwatch market. Continue reading Android Wear’s latest update clears up the clutter

LG is making a hexagonal battery for better battery efficiency in Round Smartwatches

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Smartwatches aren’t really known for their stellar battery life, and it is upto OEMs to squeeze out as much battery life as possible. LG apparently has noticed that round smartwatches waste a lot of space accommodating the battery. This means that round smartwatches get less battery life than their square-counterparts. Continue reading LG is making a hexagonal battery for better battery efficiency in Round Smartwatches

Google announces major Android Wear update that can make your Smartwatch a lot more useful

Over the past few months, we have been seeing wearables becoming more and more independent, with built-in WiFi, GPS and sometimes even LTE Radios. Continue reading Google announces major Android Wear update that can make your Smartwatch a lot more useful

Rumor: Swatch has cracked the Smartwatch, with one you don’t need to charge

A Smartwatch That Doesn't Need to Be Charged. Finally.

Smartwatches, currently aren’t all that useful, and are more luxury items than items that you actually need, such as the Smartphone. The main problem plaguing Smartwatches currently is the Battery Life: Many only last a day or two, while real Watches last years, which is why we are reluctant to switch over to a Smartwatch. Continue reading Rumor: Swatch has cracked the Smartwatch, with one you don’t need to charge

Blocks Wearables is making the world’s first Modular Smartwatch

This Modular Smartwatch Could Have As Many Days Of Battery As You Want

Wearables are exciting, but most of them currently offer terrible Battery Life. Blocks Wearables, with a team which was behind the first Modular Phone Concept, is looking to solve these problems by launching a Kickstarter Campaign for Blocks, which is the world’s first Modular Smartwatch. Continue reading Blocks Wearables is making the world’s first Modular Smartwatch

Montblanc announces the e-Strap: A Glorious Add-on to make Traditional Watches Smart

Montblanc Urban Speed Chronograph version with e-Strap

We are about to witness a revolution. Everything we own is going to plug into the Internet, and everything is able to communicate and share data with everything else. Continue reading Montblanc announces the e-Strap: A Glorious Add-on to make Traditional Watches Smart