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Apple, Google, and Samsung bring new health apps to wearables


Reuters reported today that Apple, Google, and Samsung are all looking for ways to bring new health apps to wearable devices. Wristbands and other wearables can already give you information about your heart rate and a few other aspects related to your health. However, a lot of people have been hoping that this technology will also one day offer the ...

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Samsung launching new Android Wear smartwatch


It looks like Samsung will again team up with Google for yet another device. CNET reports that Samsung is planning to launch a smartwatch, similar to their already existing Galaxy Gear, which will instead run the new Android Wear, a modified version of the Android operating system tailored for smartwatches and other wearable tech. The device is expected to be announced, ...

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Google Glass apps will be discussed in detail next week


It’s been almost two years now since the Google Glass prototype was first presented to the general public at the company’s I/O 2012 conference. The wearable computer officially became available for purchase last month for the price of $1.500 and has been received rather well, although there are still many people who don’t trust the device. A lot of concerns have been raised ...

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Google introduces us to Android Wear ahead of I/O 2014


Google came out shortly before their annual I/O developers conference and launched a video in which they showcase some of the features that we might be able to expect from Android Wear. The video is mostly geared towards developers and is being presented by Timothy Jordan, a Google dev who’s part of the Android Wear team. Even though it’s not ...

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First Android Wear OS images revealed by Google


A Google engineer posted on Google+ the first ever public screenshots of the company’s Android Wear operating system for smart watches and other wearable devices. The seven images were posted by Senior Developer Timothy Jordan. They show notifications for a Nest smoke detector, an Android game called Clash of Clans, a calendar app, as well as music controls and controls for ...

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Google talks about Android Wear at their annual I/O conference


With smartwatches and other wearable devices becoming more and more popular it’s not surprising that Android Wear has been mentioned during discussions on more than one occasion. This rapidly emerging market clearly has a lot of potential, but unfortunately the public is still unaware of it for the most part. This won’t be the case for much longer however as ...

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LG introduces Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate Earphones


LG Electronics joins the wearable fitness devices market with the Lifeband Touch and the LG Heart Rate Earphones, both compatible with iOS and Android smartphones and available starting May 18. The Lifeband Touch comes with a 0.9-inch OLED touch display that shows a series of fitness data including health-related infos and it allows users to control the music functions from ...

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