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HTC says me too for wearable device – aiming to release by Christmas

HTC has signalled its attention to enter the wearable market, where other Android OEMs such as Sony and Samsung have launched wearable devices within the last 6 to 12 months, even further back in Sony's case. HTC Chairwoman, Cher Wang,...

Pebble announces App store for Android Beta

If you're jealously looking on at the iOS users all accessing the new Pebble App Store today, Pebble has just announced that if you're willing to update to the Developer track on your Android then you too can partake...

Pebble App Store now live, just not for Android

Overnight, Pebble has launched its Pebble App Store for its smart watch users, offering a one stop shop to customise your Pebble with various apps and watch faces, which it announced back at CES 2014. For the moment, the Pebble...

How to manually update the OS on your Pebble Smartwatch

If, like myself you own a Pebble smartwatch and are getting excited about the imminent OS update and subsequent App Store launch that should be coming this week, but, like me you're impatient then you may wish to look...

Pebble will begin the rollout of Appstore for their Smartwatch this week

At the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas last month, Pebble announced that their long awaited App store would be launching from late January; while they appear to have missed that goal, it will apparently be rolling out...

Pebble Steel smartwatch starts shipping from the US today

The team behind the Pebble Smartwatch which launched to much fanfare made a bit of noise before CES 2014, and as it happens they announced a premium upgrade to their line of smartwatches, with the advent of the Pebble...

Millennius introduces the SmartQ Smartwatch running Android 4.3

Australian Electronics retailer Millennius has entered the wearables market, offering pre-sales of the Millennius SmartQ smartwatch - a watch running Android 4.3. Running what seems to be a full version of Android, the SmartQ watch has a 1.54" 240x240 resolution...

Pebble Smartwatch now available to purchase in Australia from Dick Smith

The announcement today of a Steel version of the industry leading Pebble Smartwatch held a bit of an interesting tidbit in the introduction, when CEO Eric Migicovsky announced that the Smartwatch was now available at retail in Australia. Pebble, has...

CES 2014 — Pebble announces Pebble Steel, appstore and new partners

Smartwatch darling Pebble announced a new, high-end metallic version of their smartwatch, the Pebble Steel, at CES 2014. Pebble Steel answers a major criticism of the original Pebble -- that its plastic shell and rounded edges made it look like...

CES 2014 — LG announces Lifeband Touch fitness tracker

It's tough competition at the top, and LG doesn't want to be left behind. While it's probably not in any danger of actually being left behind, it's important to try and keep up anyway, and LG is doing just...

Pebble smart watch receives an update to include a ‘Do Not Disturb’ Mode

If you are like me or one of the many Pebble users that use the adaptive smart watch, then you may or may not have noticed that an update has come through from HQ to include a new 'Do...

Samsung Galaxy Gear — Review

How does Samsung's smart watch stack up? The Galaxy Gear is Samsung’s first entry into the smart watch, or "wearables", market. It joins the Pebble and Sony's Sony’s Smartwatch 2 in what seems to be a developing market. It's arguable whether...

Burg Smart Watch 16 now available from Big W for $178

It seems wearable devices are becoming all the rage, with a few different makes of smart watches now available within the market place. With Samsung's Galaxy Gear, Sony's Smart Watch 2 and the Pebble smart watch, competition is certainly...

Android addict Christmas buying guide!

It's approaching the end of the year and the FestivusChristmas season is almost upon us, so it's time to start looking at what to get the Android lover in your life as a gift to open on Christmas morning....

Qualcomm Toq Smartwatch available now

Qualcomm is the worlds leading designer and manufacturer of mobile System on Chip (SoC). The Snapdragon series of SoC has been hugely successful for them. The Qualcomm Toq (pronounced "talk") Smartwatch is a demonstration of Qualcomm's prowess. From the...

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