Mass-produced robot in shops in October
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A bit more expensive than predicted


The Jibo robot will be in the shops in October which is later and about $200 more than expected.

Fitbit misses Wall Street estimates
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 11:24

Fitbit misses Wall Street estimates


Internet of things not so great

Fitbit’s current-quarter profit forecast missed what the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street predicted suggesting that the Internet of Things might not be the hot property that many are claiming.

Snapdragon Wear 2100 is the new smartwatch SoC
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 11 February 2016 14:21

Snapdragon Wear 2100 is the new smartwatch SoC


30 per cent smaller, 25  per cent better battery

After years of  the Snapdragon 400 being Qualcomm's only SoC for wearable devices, the company has announced a successor – Snapdragon Wear 2100.

Wearable market predicted to grow
Published in Wearables
Friday, 05 February 2016 13:15

Wearable market predicted to grow


Gartner polishes its crystal balls


Augurs in the divination division of the analyst outfit Gartner have been consulting the entrails of load of bullocks and come to the conclusion that 274.6 million wearable electronic devices will be sold worldwide in 2016.

CES 2016 themes to include VR, more wearables and 4K drones
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VR-equipped drones also likely

According to the  newest report, the major technological trends to anticipate at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will include virtual reality (VR) headsets, a bigger lineup of wearable computing devices, and a new generation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) also known to the general public as drones.

LG’s faulty watch had faulty component
Published in Wearables
Monday, 23 November 2015 14:28

LG’s faulty watch had faulty component


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
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 12:43

Wearable devices could save PC makers


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
Published in Wearables


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
Published in Wearables



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
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 13:44

Apple staff to offer fashion advice


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.