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Oru Watch is a dual-display smartwatch with everything you've ever wanted in a wearable

Many new smartwatches have found their roots on Indiegogo, the latest of which bills itself as the "worlds first dual-display smartwatch." Oru Watch, a new project launched a few days ago, is an LCD smartwatch, E-paper smartwatch, and a power bank all in one device — and almost seems too good to...

Moto 360 review

The first of the round Android Wear watches is stylish but imperfect. The Moto 360 has been a long time coming. Never mind the wait between the watch being announced and finally finally getting into folks' hands. From the first time we saw the Moto 360, it was clear this wasn’t a spur-of-the-...
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Connectedly Show 04: Digital Knob - Apple Watch Super Show!

In this episode of the Connectedly Show, I was joined by Kevin, Phil, and Rene to talk all about smartwatches. We covered everything from the new Android Wear devices to the even newer Apple Watch and everything in between. More and more smartwatches are hitting the streets, and we're here to...
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Ultimate guide to buying the best smartwatch

As smartwatches are starting to become more and more mainstream, we understand if it's hard to decide which one is the right device for you. There is currently a huge variety of devices on the market — and plenty more are on the way — making it hard to know just what is really the best smartwatch...
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BlackBerry may be exploring wearables

BlackBerry soon be diving into the wearables spaces, according to John Sims, President of Enterprise at BlackBerry. During interviews at Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas, Sims said of BlackBerry, "We're doing internal research on different wearables." Which means that you could soon see a...

Hands on with Apple Watch!

The Apple Watch doesn't ship until 2015 but I've already had a chance to try it on and see it in action. With 38mm and 42mm screen size options, standard, sport, and edition collections, you can customize both software and hardware to suit your own fashion sense, including up to gold plated...
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The Apple Watch comes in three flavors and two sizes

Apple's new Apple Watch will come in three different models to suit just about everyone. From the sporty to the luxurious, you'll be able to have just the look you want right on your wrist. And each will be available in a smaller size for folks who don't have a large wrist. The standard Apple...
A new wrist-born UI is conceived for the new Apple Watch

A new wrist-born UI is conceived for the new Apple Watch

In announcing the Apple Watch, Apple says that it has deliberately created a new user interface to create the best user experience on your wrist. Shrinking down iOS to fit in a small square screen was not optimal since the display is too small, so Apple went ahead and created a new way for you to...

The Apple Watch is official!

Tim Cook has just made the Apple Watch official! The Apple Watch is a next-generation smartwatch that bumps up style to eleven. Integrating seamlessly with iPhone, it's sporting a digital crown that zooms in and out, scrolls through lists and more — so you never have to block the screen for...
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Moto 360 availability

We've been looking longingly at the Moto 360 forever (or since we saw it at Google I/O) and the biggest question everyone has is: when?! Now we have an answer. The Moto 360 will be available in black leather and a limited edition gray leather (with suede finish) in the US today noon EST. You can...

Video walkthrough: The Asus Zenwatch

Earlier this week Asus unveiled its first foray into the Android Wear space, the Zenwatch. From our initial hands on we've been left really impressed with it, and we're looking forward to it going on sale in October to get some real, quality time with it. We're still on the ground at IFA 2014 in...
LG G Watch R

LG G Watch R hands-on

If all the hype around the Moto 360 in recent months tells us anything, it's that tech enthusiasts want smartwatches that look good. LG's first Android Wear device, the G Watch, was little more than a vessel for Google's wearable OS. There really wasn't much hardware to talk about, just a...
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Sony's SmartBand Talk tracks your lifelog and lets you make calls from your wrist

The new SmartBand Talk, set to be available later this year, is part of the SmartWear line from Sony. Allowing users to record their "lifelong" the wearable features a 1.4-inch e-ink display, a 32-bit processor and 2MB of flash memory. As the name states you'll not only be able to track things...
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Sony announces Android Wear-based Smartwatch 3

Sony has announced the Smartwatch 3, their upcoming Android Wear-based device, as part of its IFA 2014 press conference in Berlin. The Smartwatch 3 will have a 1.6-inch LCD display with a resolution of 320x320. Inside, there will be a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, along with 512MB of RAM, 4GB of...
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Hands-on with the Samsung Gear S

Samsung has been no slouch when it comes to pushing smartwatches to the market. It seems that every few months a new device launches — be it good or bad — so that Samsung can stay strong in the wearables race. Today we see the newest of the bunch as the Samsung Gear S has been unveiled. The...
Asus Zenwatch

Hands-on with the Asus Zenwatch

We're live in Berlin at IFA 2014 where Asus has finally unveiled its first Android Wear smartwatch to the world. Having been teased ahead of the event, does the Zenwatch live up to the hype? We've spent a little time with the new watch and already we're impressed. It's launching in October for €...
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Google to add GPS and more features to Android Wear in upcoming updates

Google has plans to release a number of updates to its Android Wear software before the end of 2014, which will include adding GPS features for the devices that support such a feature in hardware. In an interview with CNET, Android Engineering Director David Singleton stated that another...

LG G Watch R could retail for 299 euro

On the heels of LG announcing the G Watch R, a German press release for the new smartwatch may have let slip as to just how much you can expect to shell out this fall should you want to get your hands on one. According to the release, the G Watch R will retail for a "recommended" price of 299...
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Samsung announces another Tizen smartwatch, the curved Gear S

While Android Wear continues to get the big headlines, Samsung continues cranking out more Tizen-based smartwatches. Its latest — the Gear S — brings about a large, 2-inch curved AMOLED display, 2G and 3G connectivity for standalone use along with Wifi and Bluetooth. Software includes the S...
LG G Watch R

This is the LG G Watch R

The second round Android Wear watch is a looker, but you'll have to wait for it No more teasers. This is the LG G Watch R — the South Korean manufacturer's second Android Wear smartwatch. It's also the second round entry we've seen this year, the Moto 360 being the other. And it looks like folks...

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