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.
TrueSmart+ and TrueSmart-i
Smartwatch maker Omate has announced two new Android 5.1 watches with quite impressive hardware and $169 price tag.
Starts at €399
Huawei is finally bringing its smartwatch to Europe and has started to take pre-orders via its official European online store.
In another reason not to own a smartwatch, a team of boffins have turned them in to devices which can spy on their owners.
But Motorola wants $349 to $399
The first Moto 360 watch was a really desirable design. It was the first round Android Wear but it came with quite a few flaws. The new Moto 360 2015 is still missing a piece of screen but at least it has a better Snadragon 400 SoC powering it.