Wearable sales grew in Q3 2014, mostly thanks to Motorola’s Moto 360

You’d have maybe expected sales to rise a little more than 37 percent quarter on quarter, but the unreleased Apple Watch probably made a lot of folks wait.

Market research and analysis firm Canalys has come forward with a report we’ve been eagerly anticipating. Their most recent probe of the tec…

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Fancy a smartwatch that can morph into an actual phone? Fund the .klatz

90 percent done already, this neat, minimalistically designed, long-lasting smart “bracelet” needs just $140k more to materialize.

Everybody wants a piece of the wearable market. Apple, Samsung, LG, Motorola, Asus, even no-name hardware manufacturers based in China… or Ukraine. Of course, …

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Will.i.am, yes, that Will.i.am tackles wearable market with 3G-enabled Puls

The musician’s rookie attempt at cracking a tech niche that remains hard to seize even for Apple and Samsung is to be taken very seriously, thanks to a fashionable design and, most importantly, standalone voice call support.

Unlike his predictable, bland, second-rate pop music, Will.i.am’s tec…

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LG G Watch specs, release date and pricing details leak online

LG’s upcoming Android Wear smartwatch is tipped for an early July release, with features such as 36 hours of standby time and a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.

The specs of the LG G Watch have been leaked through what are presumably pages from the device’s manual, with a separate…

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Samsung Galaxy Gear update replaces Android with Tizen

The update brings the original Gear smartwatch to Samsung’s infant Tizen ecosystem, while adding functionality found in the company’s second-generation smartwatches.

Samsung is taking yet another step to move away from its dependence on Android, by pushing out an update that …

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Rumor: Microsoft cooking up sensor-rich smartwatch with iPhone and Android support

Looking up at the bottom line and leaving ego aside, Microsoft is said to be working on a potentially disruptive smartwatch capable of synching to Windows Phones as well as iPhones and Android-running handhelds.

Watch out, Samsung (no pun intended), and hurry up, Apple, because the race for…

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LG G Watch will come in gold, feature always-on display and water-resistant body

LG’s official website now displays its upcoming smartwatch in an understated gold color and highlights major features.

LG took to their social networks to post new images of the company’s upcoming Android Wear-powered smartwatch, revealing a new Champagne Gold color that will be …

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