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Nike announces limited edition Apple Watch - NikeLab

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Wearable Computing | Posted: 2 days, 3 hours ago

Back in September last year when Apple introduced the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, they also unveiled the Apple Watch Series 2 and their partnership with Nike which resulted in the Apple Watch Nike+.

 

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The smartwatch is a special edition of the Apple Watch, which the two companies call the "ultimate tool for anyone who runs."

 

Now, Apple and Nike have introduced a new smartwatch named Apple Watch NikeLab. The limited edition watch maintains the features of its predecessor but comes with a new design (and by "design" they mean "color option"). While the Nike+ comes in a black or white color options, the NikeLab variant combines both, with a Space Gray aluminum body and Light Bone/Black band.

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ZTE launches its first Android Wear smartwatch - Quartz

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Wearable Computing | Posted: 1 week, 5 days ago

ZTE has launched their first Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch named Quartz.

 

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The ZTE Quartz comes with a circular 1.4-inch AMOLED display along with Gorilla Glass 3. The smartwatch is powered by Snapdragon Wear 2100 and comes with 768MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage.

 

The watch features a 500 mAh battery, which is larger than the LG Watch Sport's 430 mAh cell. The company claims that the battery will give you up to 36 hours of battery life per charge.

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TAG Heuer introduces Connected Modular 45 smartwatch

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Wearable Computing | Posted: Mar 15, 2017 8:06 pm

TAG Heuer has unveiled their new smartwatch - Connected Modular 45.

 

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The company named it Modular since there are 56 different combinations you can create using their online tools. You can choose between different straps, buckles, and lugs.

 

The TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 comes with a 1.39" AMOLED screen and is powered by an Intel Atom Z34xx chipset. The 410 mAh battery is good for up to 25 hours of regular use.

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Xiaomi announces smart shoes powered by Intel

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Wearable Computing | Posted: Mar 10, 2017 4:22 pm

Xiaomi has announced the company's first pair of smart shoes made in cooperation with Intel.

 

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The 90 Minutes Ultra Smart Sportswear (not so catchy name) have 60-day battery life and can track movement, whether you are walking, running or climbing. At the end of the day, the shoes send a report of distance, speed, and calories burned.

 

Intel provided the brain of the shoes, Intel's Curie chip, that stores vital data.

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Huawei unveils the Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Wearable Computing | Posted: Feb 26, 2017 11:52 pm

MWC 2017 - As expected, Huawei has announced the Huawei Watch 2 in Barcelona along with the P10 and P10 Plus.

 

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The original Huawei Watch was launched in 2015 and other than the women's version of the watch, we haven't seen any upgrades. Now, the company has unveiled two new versions of the watch - the Huawei Watch 2 and Huawei Watch 2 Classic.

 

The Huawei Watch 2 has a sporty design while the Classic version is a bit fancier. Both watches are running the recently-introduced Android 2.0, and they have Google Assistant on board.

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Spectacles are finally available for online purchase

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Wearable Computing | Posted: Feb 20, 2017 8:19 pm

Snap's Spectacles were announced back in September, but the only way to buy them was finding a vending machine that would randomly show up across the States.

 

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However, as of February 20th, you can buy Spectacles online. Snap finally made them available for purchase on their website.

 

The sunglasses with a built-in camera are available in Coral, Black, and Teal color at a price of $130. You will also get a charging case and cable.

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Huawei CEO confirms Watch 2 launch at MWC 2017

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Wearable Computing | Posted: Feb 14, 2017 1:22 pm

Huawei will host hold a press conference at MWC in Barcelona, and we are expecting to see the P10 and P10 Plus.

 

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Richard Yu, Huawei CEO, confirmed today that we would also see a new Huawei smartwatch with Android Wear 2.0.

 

Yu posted an image on Weibo that shows a male looking at his smartwatch with a tag line "Made for free spirits" which might indicate a sportier watch design. The photo doesn't reveal any specs, but we have already seen some leaks previous month.

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LG announces Watch Sport and Watch Style

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Wearable Computing | Posted: Feb 8, 2017 9:13 pm

LG has announced their two new smartwatches, they are the first to run Android Wear 2.0 - Watch Sport and Watch Style.

 

LG collaborated with Google on the smartwatches, and they will both come with Android Wear 2.0 pre-installed.

 

Watch Sport

 

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The Watch Sport is a bigger and more expensive LG smartwatch. It is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 2100 and comes with 768MB of RAM, and 4GB of storage. It has a 430 mAh battery with wireless charging.

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ZTE to announce Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Wearable Computing | Posted: Feb 7, 2017 9:28 pm

LG and Google are set to introduce the first two smartwatches running Android Wear 2.0 on February 8th - LG Watch Sport and Watch Style.

 

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However, they won't remain the only smartwatches with Android Wear 2.0 for very long. According to the leaks, ZTE is supposed to unveil their first watch to run Android Wear - Quartz.

 

The image of the ZTE Quartz along with some specs have already leaked, and we are looking at 3G connectivity meaning you will be able to take calls even if your smartwatch isn't paired with a phone.

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LG Watch Sport and Watch Style pricing revealed

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Wearable Computing | Posted: Feb 2, 2017 4:26 pm

LG and Google are set to introduce the first two smartwatches running Android Wear 2.0 on February 9th, according to the rumors.

 

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We already got an idea of what to expect, and the first images have been leaked. Now, the rumors also revealed the pricing of the upcoming LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style.

 

The LG Watch Sport is rumored to be priced at $349 in the US. It should come with LTE, NFC, GPS, and a heart monitor. It will also have a bigger battery than cheaper LG Watch Style, rumored to have a price of $249.

 

Previous rumors have mentioned 1.38-inch screen with 768MB of RAM, 4GB of storage, and 430 mAh battery for the LG Watch Sport.

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