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Razer today announced that its Nabu smartband will begin its world tour in North America on December 2, at which time you'll be able to purchase the wearable device for $100 at Razer's online store and, shortly after, from select retailers. It will be available in two sizes -- small-medium and medium-large -- along with four color options that include green, white, orange, and black (kudos to Razer for refraining from making up fancy names for its color options, like "Toxic Green" for example). What exactly is the Nabu? Short and simple, it's a smartband with various capabilities (we caught our first glimpse of the device at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this year).... Read more...
If you assumed the wearables war had all of its players set, think again. As we march ever closer to CES (as well as the holiday shopping season), we're seeing yet another major player announce that it too will be rivaling LG, Samsung, Motorola, Apple, and more. The name? Lenovo. The company has quietly hosted up a product page for the Smartband SW-B100, which is being detailed as a fitness tracker that sports a rectangular display and a few amenities that aren't readily found on competing devices. As you might expect, it'll track things like steps taken, distance moved, calories burned, and current heart rate, and it'll graph all of those statistics for monthly/yearly log viewing. If you choose... Read more...
When Acer announced its BYOC (bring your own cloud) initiative yesterday, it was just getting started. Today, the company announced a new spate of smartphones as well as a wearable device. Up first is the Acer Liquid X1 smartphone, a monster 5.7-inch device with an octa core (1.7GHz) processor and a quad-core graphics processor. The LTE handset features 2GB of RAM with a microSD card slot for expandable storage. There’s a 13MP camera with a f/1.8 aperture and 0.3-second “ultra-fast” focus and a 2MP wide-angle front camera. Acer Liquid X1 (Credit: NDTV) Acer also baked in some proprietary goodies including Acer Zoom Fit, which shrinks the UI to 4 inches for one-hand operation;... Read more...