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.
Same hardware, now in a suit and tie
The LG G Watch R is about to get a classier sibling in the form of the LG Watch Urbane.
Only Apple expects it to be great
It is starting to look like only Apple and its allies in the Tame Apple press think that smartwatches are a good idea.
NFC, probably plastic
Swiss watchmaker Swatch is planning to launch a smartwatch within three month, and the company says its device won’t have to be charged.
Snapped MyFitnessPal for $475m and Endomondo $85m
The Internet of Things, or IoT in geek parlance, is a big deal. Intel hopes to buy and craft its way into this niche, as it missed the smartphone trend.
Needs potty training
Chipmaker Qualcomm told CES in Las Vegas what we already guessed – that the Internet of Things is still a long way off.