iWatch Release Date

You won’t be able to buy an iWatch until 2015

By on August 29, 2014 at 12:10 PM.

You won’t be able to buy an iWatch until 2015

It has been all but officially confirmed that Apple will introduce its hotly anticipated wearable device at the press event on September 9th, but you probably won’t be able to get your hands on one until next year. According to Re/code, sources close to Apple say that the iWatch won’t hit the market for at least another few months. More →

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Moto 360 Photos

No app will ever look this sexy on the Moto 360

By on August 29, 2014 at 11:16 AM.

No app will ever look this sexy on the Moto 360

Motorola’s upcoming Moto 360 smartwatch is easily the most beautiful device this emerging category has ever seen. In a market cluttered by ugly square watches, Motorola chose a round design and premium materials in an effort to stand apart from the crowd. It worked — quite well, in fact. It actually worked so well that rival device makers Samsung and LG are already copying Motorola’s design.

As beautiful as the Moto 360 is, however, it has an annoying flaw that will ensure no apps on the Android Wear-powered smartwatch will ever look as beautiful as the Instagram for Android Wear concept you see in the image above. More →

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Motorola Yo Moto 360 Contest

You can still win a free Moto 360 with a Yo, as company apologizes for epic contest fail

By on August 29, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

You can still win a free Moto 360 with a Yo, as company apologizes for epic contest fail

Motorola has decided to use the viral, yet-not-really-necessary, Yo “messaging” app to promote the upcoming Moto 360 smartwatch, and offer 20 lucky fans the chance of winning the device during the promotion. All a smartphone user had to do to try and win the gorgeous Moto 360 was to simply send a “Yo” to Motorola, but the contest ended badly for many participants, and now the company wants to make up by giving away an extra batch of Moto 360 units. More →

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Steve Wozniak Interview Apple iWatch

Here’s what Apple has to do to sell Woz on the iWatch

By on August 28, 2014 at 3:45 PM.

Here’s what Apple has to do to sell Woz on the iWatch

Apple cofounder and all around geek legend Steve Wozniak is not a fan of most smartwatches he’s seen so far. In fact, Wozniak revealed earlier this year that he so hated Samsung’s first-generation Galaxy Gear that he decided to sell the device on eBay after less than a day. In a new interview with CNET, the man affectionately known as Woz reveals what he thinks Apple should do to bring get people to buy its first-ever wearable device. More →

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Samsung Gear S Specs

The single most mind-blowing fact about Samsung’s Gear S

By on August 28, 2014 at 1:20 PM.

The single most mind-blowing fact about Samsung’s Gear S

Even if you have no intention of buying Samsung’s latest smartwatch, you should at least step back and appreciate what a marvel of engineering it actually is — and we’re not just talking about the nifty curved display. Analyst Neil Shah points out that many of the Gear S’s key hardware specifications are nearly identical to those of the iPhone 4S, the hugely popular Apple smartphone that was released less than three years ago. More →

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LG G Watch R Specs and Release Date

LG’s Moto 360 ‘killer’ is out even before Motorola fully unveils its awesome device

By on August 28, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

LG’s Moto 360 ‘killer’ is out even before Motorola fully unveils its awesome device

Motorola managed to turn quite a few heads with the Moto 360 smartwatch, an Android Wear device that took the most basic watch design and further enhanced it by adding smart features. However, while Motorola is yet to fully disclose all the details about Moto 360, LG is already out with its second Android Wear smartwatch, which also happens to be a Moto 360 rival, at least when it comes to design: the G Watch R. More →

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Gear S Specs and Release Date

The first non-Android Samsung smartphone is here and it actually goes on your wrist

By on August 28, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

The first non-Android Samsung smartphone is here and it actually goes on your wrist

Samsung on Thursday unveiled the Gear S, its latest smartwatch model that also doubles as a smartphone. The device doesn’t run Android Wear or Android, and instead relies on Samsung’s in-house mobile operating system to get things done. Thus, this Tizen-powered SIM-enabled wrist watch has just become the first Tizen smartphone in the world. More →

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Moto 360 Yo Promotion

Now you have an awesomely stupid way to get the gorgeous Moto 360 before anyone else

By on August 27, 2014 at 5:17 PM.

Now you have an awesomely stupid way to get the gorgeous Moto 360 before anyone else

It’s an unlikely pairing: The world’s smartest looking smartwatch and the world’s stupidest mobile app. And yet they have indeed teamed up, because mobile app Yo has just announced that “Motorola is going to use the Yo platform to release their long awaited Moto 360 smart watch.” And yes, this promotion is just as awesomely stupid as you think it is. More →

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iWatch Battery Life

It looks like Apple’s iWatch may come with a painful compromise

By on August 27, 2014 at 2:35 PM.

It looks like Apple’s iWatch may come with a painful compromise

Despite the fact that the iWatch represents Apple’s first dive into an “exciting new product category” since it unleashed the original iPad back in 2010, the new device isn’t Apple’s most hotly anticipated launch this fall. In fact, it likely falls into the No. 3 spot behind the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone phablet. Consumers and investors alike are still waiting anxiously to see Apple’s take on wrist-worn wearables, but a new report suggests that the company may have been forced to forgo its typical no-compromise approach to mobile devices, and the result could be a big letdown for users. More →

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Apple iWatch Announcement Date

Here comes the iWatch: First Apple wearable computer reportedly set for September 9th reveal

By on August 27, 2014 at 1:32 PM.

Here comes the iWatch: First Apple wearable computer reportedly set for September 9th reveal

While we still don’t know when Apple will release its first-ever wearable computer, it now seems likely that we’ll at least get our first look at it next month. Re/code’s John Paczkowski, who also was the first to report on the iPhone 6’s grand September 9th unveiling, now reports that Apple is going to announce a wearable computer of some kind alongside the iPhone 6 at the same event. More →

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Swatch Smartwatch Release Date

Does Swatch desperately need an iWatch rival?

By on August 26, 2014 at 8:30 PM.

Does Swatch desperately need an iWatch rival?

Despite dismissing smartwatches in the recent past and denying that it’s working with Apple on future iWatch versions, Swatch is actually developing its own smartwatch, The Wall Street Journal has learned, hoping to better compete against the wide range of devices already available in stores — and particularly against the upcoming Apple iWatch, a looming threat for the company. More →

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LG Round Smartwatch Video

LG teases its Moto 360 ‘killer’

By on August 25, 2014 at 7:45 PM.

LG teases its Moto 360 ‘killer’

It looks like LG has taken notice of the hype being generated by the Moto 360’s gorgeous design. Per Engadget, LG this weekend released an official teaser video for a new smartwatch that shows the outlines of a smartwatch with a round face that looks at first glance to be very similar to the one used in Motorola’s upcoming smartwatch. More →

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