Now is not the hour
While the fruity tax-dodger Apple does its best to convince the world that its Smartwatch 2 is any different from the expensive chocolate teapot which was the earlier model, it appears that other more “cutting edge” manufacturers are giving up on the tech.
Still no word on availability date
Samsung has unveiled its Gear S3 smartwatch at IFA 2016 event and today we have some information regarding the price, at least in Europe.
Back in March 2014 Intel acquired Basis, a smartwatch manufacturer, and integrated this company in its wearable / IoT dream. Now, just two years later Intel has decided to recall all Basis watches due to overheating problems.
Angelfish and Swordfish
Google is reportedly working on two Android Wear smartwatches which have a fishy theme.
Apple proved that they can’t be a new business driver
It seems that Apple’s “super, cool, game-changing” smartwatch has convinced PCB suppliers that the technology will not be a new driver for their industry.
Bubble burst already
The bottom is dropping out of the smart watch industry as VC’s start to realise that the Apple dream is not making many people much dosh.
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.
There is a market after all
Luxury watchmaker Tag Heuer has found that there was a market for an expensive smartwatch if you were not Apple.
Pebble is on a roll, round watch rolls in in November.
The Kickstarter darling Pebble is doing its best to avoid being squeezed out of the market by Android Wear and Apple Watch. In its latest attempt at staying relevant, Pebble is launching the Pebble Time Round. And it just might have most, if not all, of the ingredients right.