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Xiaomi Releases Its First Wearable Device

07/22/2014, Not wanting to be left out of the wearable technology craze Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi today released its first ever wearable device. Called the Mi Band it is perhaps one of the cheapest devices of its kind. It can track several health related metrics...

HTC Might Have Accidentally Revealed Their Smartwatch

07/22/2014, With LG and Samsung having released smartwatches of their own, we’re pretty sure HTC isn’t going to sit by the sidelines and let them reap all the rewards, right? Well we’ve heard rumors about HTC planning a smartwatch of their own and according to...

Apple Patent Could Hint At Possible iWatch Features

07/22/2014, We have been hearing a ton of rumors regarding Apple’s iWatch. Many believe the device to be real, while some are understandably skeptical, especially since the whole “seeing is believing” mantra makes a pretty compelling argument. That being said,...

Oculus VR Sale To Facebook Has Been Officially Completed

07/21/2014, Earlier this year, Facebook announced that they would be acquiring Oculus VR for a whopping $2 billion. In many ways it came as a surprise as not many had expected Facebook to have any interest in the technology, but we guess that it’s one way of...

Samsung Releases Tizen Update For Galaxy Gear In The U.S.

07/21/2014, A few months back we heard that Samsung would soon release a Tizen update for its first smartwatch called Galaxy Gear. It carried the Galaxy branding because the smartwatch was powered by Android. However earlier this year Samsung unveiled its new crop of...

Gesture-based Myo Armband Now Up For Pre-Order

07/20/2014, About a week ago we reported on a concept called the AirType which basically wants to do away with the need for an actual keyboard. Well if the keyboard’s going to go, why not the mouse too, right? Well if you’re looking for a way to interact with...

Microsoft Patent Reveals Additional Plans For Augmented Reality

07/20/2014, Could Microsoft be working on an augmented reality pair of smart glasses? Well based an earlier Microsoft patent, it would seem to suggest that is the case, although a newly published patent from Microsoft which was filed for back in January 2014 seems to...

Android Wear Customers Frustrated Over Lack Of Extra Chargers

07/18/2014, If you want to charge either your Samsung Gear Live or LG G Watch, you will have to dock it in its proprietary charger which uses pogo pins, as opposed to Android smartphones which all use micro USB cables, meaning that if you lose the cable, you can...

Alleged HTC Smartwatch Gets Pictured In Artist’s Reproduction

07/18/2014, We had heard the rumors that HTC could be working on a smartwatch of their own. This isn’t too far fetched especially when you think about how other OEMs like Samsung and LG have released smartwatches of their own, which would make it a bit silly to...

Android Wear To Get Custom Watch Face API, Google Confirms

07/18/2014, Now if you thought that the Android Wear watch faces are a bit boring, you might be pleased to learn that Google has officially confirmed that they are working on a custom watch face API that will allow developers to create custom faces for Android Wear...

Google Glass Trials Being Offered In Select Cities

07/17/2014, Are you interested in Google Glass but would like to have the opportunity to try one before you buy one? After all it is a $1,500 investment which is quite steep for a wearable device. Google has been slowly expanding its Glass platform and after opening...

Jawbone UP App Updated With New Weight Management Features

07/17/2014, So if the rumors are to be believed, Apple could be working on the iWatch and one of the highlights of the device, apart from the ability to display notifications, would be its health features. The watch is expected to include a variety of sensors, such...

EchoWear Brings Song Identification To Android Wear Devices

07/15/2014, While Android Wear devices like the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live are slowly starting to make its way to customers, we’re starting to see more apps make its way onto the platform. However what makes these otherwise normal apps different is that they...