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LG G Watch R WiFi Compatibility Coming Q3 2015

05/22/2015, Recently Google released a list of Android Wear devices that would receive WiFi compatibility with an upcoming update to the platform. Oddly enough several LG wearables were left out of the mix, such as the LG G Watch and the LG G Watch R, although the...

Fitbit Leads The Way In The Wearable Bands Market

05/22/2015, When it comes to choosing a wearable for our wrists, we can opt for the more well-rounded smartwatch like the Apple Watch, or we could opt for more dedicated fitness bands that are more focused towards fitness than displaying notifications, such as those...

Pebble Time To Begin Shipping 27th May

05/22/2015, Early this year Pebble Time, the color version of the Pebble smartwatch, launched on Kickstarter where it was successfully funded. An update earlier this month revealed that the device had entered into mass production and was ready to begin shipping this...

Apple Watch Heart Rate Monitor Becomes Less Reliable Post-Update

05/22/2015, A few days ago, Apple released the first ever update for the Apple Watch. This is something that should have been a good thing as updates usually mean bug fixes and various improvements. Unfortunately in this case, it seems that the update has messed up...

Apple Watch Mobile Payments Security Flaw Discovered

05/21/2015, Unlike the iPhone, the Apple Watch does not have a fingerprint sensor which means that when it comes to authenticating Apple Pay transactions, and recently it seems that in a video by GadgetHacks, they have found a way to bypass the security feature...

Apple Watch Demand Up By 60% Since March

05/21/2015, Prior to the Apple Watch going on sale, there were several surveys conducted in which people were asked if they would get an Apple Watch. The response was mixed but basically it was not as high as many had thought. Fast forward to today, it seems that the...

Pebble Reportedly Struggling In The Face Of The Apple Watch

05/20/2015, While the initial Pebble launch proved to be a Kickstarter darling, it was soon lost in the sea of news which seemed to concentrate more on other platforms like Android Wear, and let’s not forget the Apple Watch which many at that time had assumed would...

Apple Watch Bands Should Arrive In Stores Later This Week

05/20/2015, What you see in product photos and what you see in real life are usually quite different. Sometimes an item that looks good in photos might not necessarily look so good on you, which is pretty much what can be said about the Apple Watch Sport and its...

Tim Cook: Apple Watch To Arrive In Stores By June

05/19/2015, At the moment the only way one can get their hands on an Apple Watch is to place an order online, although given the demand for the device, customers will have to end up waiting until June/July before they receive their order. Now the good news is that if...

Samsung Gear Live No Longer Listed On Google Play

05/14/2015, A couple of years ago Samsung launched the Galaxy Gear which ran its own operating system. This wasn’t surprising given that Android Wear had yet to be released, so it was expected that future Samsung smartwatches and wearables would be powered by...

ASUS ZenWatch 2 Will See A Q3 2015 Release

05/14/2015, Given how pretty the first-gen ASUS ZenWatch was, we’re sure many are looking forward to seeing what the company could do with a second-generation device, like will it see a redesign, new features, better hardware, and so on. The good news is that you...

Rockioo Smartwatch Is Aimed At The Fitness Enthusiast

05/13/2015, There are plenty of smartwatches and fitness bands in the market today, many of them claiming to be the ideal device for wearables, so if you’d like to add one more device to that list, perhaps the Rockioo Watch might be worth your consideration. The...

Apple Watch’s Lack Of Security Makes It Ripe For Snatch Thieves

05/13/2015, It used to be a huge problem when thieves would steal smartphones from their victims on the street. This is because security in phones back then wasn’t so good, but now thanks to fingerprint scanners and features like Activation Lock, and also built-in...

Apple Watch Taken To The Grinder, Becomes Round In The Process

05/12/2015, Prior to the announcement of the Apple Watch, there were many who believed that Apple would step in a different direction from the majority of smartwatch makers by releasing a round smartwatch. This proved to be untrue as the Apple Watch was launched with...