Apple Watch Control Gestures

Apple Watch might be harder to operate than any other Apple device

By on November 19, 2014 at 11:10 AM.

Apple Watch might be harder to operate than any other Apple device

Apple on Tuesday released WatchKit for developers, which has revealed various details about the Apple Watch, including screen resolution and app functionality, but also details about how users will interact with the wearable device. As The Verge points out, the Apple Watch might be Apple’s most complex device yet when it comes to the number of ways users can interact with it. More →

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Apple Watch and iPhone Apps

Don’t buy an Apple Watch if you don’t already own an iPhone

By on November 19, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

Don’t buy an Apple Watch if you don’t already own an iPhone

Apple is expected to launch the Apple Watch at some point in early 2015 — some reports point to a Valentine’s Day release date, while others say the wearable device will arrive later in spring — and the company might sell as many as 40 million units in the first year, according to a recent report from Asia. But those buyers looking forward to buy an Apple Watch should also be prepared to purchase an iPhone, or other supported iOS device, in case they don’t already own one, to fully take advantage of the smartwatch.

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Apple Watch Specs

Developer tools reveal screen resolutions for both upcoming Apple Watch models

By on November 18, 2014 at 3:15 PM.

Developer tools reveal screen resolutions for both upcoming Apple Watch models

Apple on Tuesday released its first iOS 8.2 beta software to developers and at the same time, the company also gave developers the tools they’ll need to build apps for the upcoming Apple Watch. While Apple’s first device in the wearables category isn’t expected to launch for another few months, Apple wants to ensure that third-party developers have enough time to make great apps for the new Apple Watch that are ready in time for launch.

Of course, as people begin to dig through those developer tools, new details about the Apple Watch are coming to light. More →

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Why Google Glass Failed

A ‘card carrying nerd’ explains why Google Glass is too dorky even for him

By on November 17, 2014 at 12:00 PM.

A ‘card carrying nerd’ explains why Google Glass is too dorky even for him

To say that Google Glass has an image problem would be an understatement. Although Google will tell you that the device has an amazing future, many early adopters who shelled out $1,500 for the headset have grown very disillusioned with it and now don’t wear it anymore. In a long piece on Google Glass’s rise and fall, Reuters interviews one such person who explains why Glass’s awkward appearance has led him to stuff the device in his desk drawer. More →

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Samsung Gear S Review

The least objective Samsung product review you’ll ever read

By on November 11, 2014 at 1:09 PM.

The least objective Samsung product review you’ll ever read

Samsung is known for using lots of hopelessly cheesy gimmicks to promote its products, including making its own unboxing videos for them, conducting its own consumer surveys about them and putting them through its own in-house drop tests. Now Samsung has taken these gimmicky promotions to absurd new heights by writing a review of one of its own smartwatches, the Gear S. More →

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Apple Watch Stainless Steel and Gold

The gold Apple Watch might be your most expensive Apple purchase ever

By on November 5, 2014 at 7:40 AM.

The gold Apple Watch might be your most expensive Apple purchase ever

According to the most recent reports, Apple is getting ready for a spring 2015 launch for its Apple Watch, which will be priced starting at $349 for the aluminum model. Prices for the high-end Apple Watch versions including stainless steel and gold have not been revealed so far, though many reports speculated on how much Apple could charge for them. French site iGen, which offered accurate details about unreleased Apple products in the past including the iPhone 6, received more information from a trusted source about pricing for these two specific models, as well as release date plans. More →

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Jawbone UP MOVE UP3

Jawbone unveils two new fitness trackers: UP3 and UP MOVE

By on November 5, 2014 at 12:00 AM.

Jawbone unveils two new fitness trackers: UP3 and UP MOVE

Jawbone has announced two new devices for 2014, the UP3 wristband and the UP MOVE fitness tracker. The UP3 is the flagship follow-up to the UP24, the best fitness tracker available, according to BGR. The UP3 has a multi-sensor platform with a new tri-axis accelerometer, tracks detailed sleep stages, uses new algorithms to identify your workouts and connects with the iOS and Android UP App.

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Apple Watch Release Date Spring 2015

Apple exec spills more details about the Apple Watch’s release date

By on November 3, 2014 at 9:05 AM.

Apple exec spills more details about the Apple Watch’s release date

Apple’s first smartwatch is launching in early 2015, according to what the company said in the past, but it looks like one Apple executive has now offered a more specific launch window for the Apple Watch. More →

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Gold Moto 360 Leak

New leak shows how the Moto 360 is going to get even sexier

By on October 30, 2014 at 2:36 PM.

New leak shows how the Moto 360 is going to get even sexier

Although not without its issues, the Moto 360 has overall been the best received smartwatch released this year and Amazon has just accidentally revealed how Motorola plans to make the device look even more gorgeous. More →

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Microsoft Band Specs, Price and Release Date

Microsoft smartwatch is official… but it’s more of an affordable fitness band

By on October 30, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

Microsoft smartwatch is official… but it’s more of an affordable fitness band

Just as previously rumored, Microsoft is also interested in the wearable space, and the company just launched a smart device for your wrist that’s supposed to offer health-related features at an affordable price. The Microsoft Band is not a smartwatch, but rather a fitness… well, band, that’s supposed to let users track workout data. More →

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Apple Watch Battery Life Daily Charging

Cook: You’ll use the Apple Watch so much, you’ll have to charge it daily

By on October 28, 2014 at 7:40 AM.

Cook: You’ll use the Apple Watch so much, you’ll have to charge it daily

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday reminded the audience during an interview at the WSJ.D conference in Laguna Beach, California, about Apple’s excitement around the upcoming Apple Watch, confirming that it’ll probably require daily charging. More →

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