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.
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.
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.
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.
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Soft demand for pricier models
Analysts believe nearly one million people ordered the Apple Watch on the first day of sales.
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.
And Apple will still not be there
The Mobile World Congress looks like it is going to be packed to the gunnels with people trying to peddle their version of the smartwatch.
Longer battery life
It appears that Asus is planning to launch a new smartwatch, but unlike the ZenWatch WI500Q, the new device won’t rock Android Wear.
67% CAGR, $32.9bn by the end of the decade
The smartwatch is still in its infancy, but analysts are already bullish, and many expect the market to take off in 2015, thanks to the upcoming Apple Watch launch, as well as new Android Wear devices.