Items tagged with Smart Watch

So called smart watches might be the next frontier in mobile. Sony is already there, we've heard Apple is working on an iWatch design, and not to be forgotten, Samsung is planning to join the fray as well. The South Korean electronics company is reportedly gearing up to show off its first smart watch design in Berlin, Germany next week, just ahead of IFA. Lee Young-hee, executive vice president of Samsung's mobile business, told The Korea Times in an interview that its smart watch design will be called Galaxy Gear and that it won't use a flexible display. "We will be introducing a new wearable... Read more...
Apple has yet to officially confirm plans to launch a smart watch device, but there remains little doubt the Cupertino company is at least flirting with the idea, if not already in the advanced design phase. Serving as further proof that a smart watch is in Apple's future, the company has gone and filed a trademark application for "iWatch" in Japan. Paperwork was filed on June 3, 2013 with the Japan Patent Office and made public last week, Bloomberg reports. The iWatch patent is for products that fall under the umbrella of a handheld computer device or watch device, though the name itself leaves... Read more...
Rumors abound about Apple’s expected smart watch, but the latest goes so far as to peg a release date of Q3 2014. The latest rumor about the iWatch (as the public has taken to calling it) comes courtesy of a KGI Securities analyst, who also expects the device to have biometric sensors. Are the likes of FitBit and Nike+ FuelBand getting competition? Image Credit: concept-phones.com KGI expects the iWatch to have a two-inch touch display, and the biometric software raises a world of possibilities. If the smart watch becomes successful, it might prove stiff competition for the markets existing... Read more...
It's long been rumored that Apple plans to launch its own brand high definition television, but let's not get ahead of ourselves. According to the latest water cooler chatter, Apple's next new product might be much, much smaller. So small, in fact, that you could wear it on your wrist. That's right, we're talking about a "smart watch." A technology website in China claims to have heard from "supply chain sources" that Apple is building a Bluetooth-enabled smart watch designed by Intel, which we'll refer to as "iWatch" (unofficial name) from here on out. Image Source: concept-phones.com According... Read more...
The smart watch is one of those devices that usually sounds much more exciting than it turns out to be, but this time, things might be different. For one, the industry has been building smartphones and other tiny-but-high-tech devices for years, making a smart watch not as much of a technological jump as it has been in the past. For another, the company that may be building the next smart watch is Google. Android on your wrist, anyone? Image from Google Smart Watch patent filing, depicting the watch pulling up product information. Word of a possible Google smartphone is spreading thanks to... Read more...