Samsung Orbis smartwatch features detailed ahead of MWC 2015

By on January 23, 2015 at 5:02 PM.

Samsung Orbis smartwatch features detailed ahead of MWC 2015

Earlier this week the folks at SamMobile reported that Samsung is likely to unveil the Orbis smartwatch with a circular display at MWC in March. Now they have revealed a big list of features this forthcoming smartwatch is likely to boast. More →
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Apple Watch battery will reportedly last for less than 3 hours on ‘heavy’ usage

By on January 23, 2015 at 12:50 PM.

Apple Watch battery will reportedly last for less than 3 hours on ‘heavy’ usage

Apple Watch, the company’s first wearable was unveiled at an event in September last year. The Cupertino-based company showcased many of its features, but when it came to the battery life — a critical factor for smartwatches — Apple said that it will have to be charged at the end of the day. 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman has been given some more specifics in terms of wearable’s battery life, and says that the Watch will last for 3.5 hours on standard usage and three days if kept on standby mode. More →
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Microsoft takes on Google Glass, Occulus Rift with HoloLens

By on January 22, 2015 at 12:28 AM.

Microsoft takes on Google Glass, Occulus Rift with HoloLens

In addition to the new features of Windows 10 for desktop platform, and Windows 10 for mobile, the Redmond-based company at its ongoing event also announced its first prominent take on augmented reality: Windows Holographic. Kinect's Alex Kipman showcased HoloLens, a Google Glass-look alike HoloLens. More →
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TomTom launches range of GPS sports watches on Flipkart, prices start at Rs 12,999

By on January 21, 2015 at 5:34 PM.

TomTom launches range of GPS sports watches on Flipkart, prices start at Rs 12,999

Dutch-based TomTom has launched a bunch of GPS sports watches in the country. The company launched four watches which will be exclusively on Flipkart. The sports watches are called the TomTom Runner, Multi Sport, Runner Cardio and Multi-sport Cardio, and are priced at Rs 12,999, Rs 15,499, Rs 20,999 and Rs 23,499 respectively. More →
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Here’s what to expect from Microsoft’s ‘next chapter of Windows’ event tonight

By on January 21, 2015 at 11:16 AM.

Here’s what to expect from Microsoft’s ‘next chapter of Windows’ event tonight

Microsoft has an event scheduled for later tonight where it will be discussing the “next chapter” of Windows. This is Microsoft’s second event after September 30 where it unveiled the Windows 10 operating system. The company has since also released a Technical Preview of Windows 10 to give users an idea of what the next iteration of its desktop operating system will look like. In the event, Microsoft also announced Windows Insider program, a new initiative by the company wherein it seeks feedback from consumers and pushes the most demanded features to the next build releases. The idea is to let consumers be a part of the software development process so that the final version of its product reflects the changes people want in the software. More →
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Fake Apple Watch gets sold on eBay for $260

By on January 20, 2015 at 4:27 PM.

Fake Apple Watch gets sold on eBay for $260

Apple hasn't revealed any official timeline for the launch of its first ever smartwatch that was unveiled last September. The latest report claimed that the Apple Watch will see the light of the day in March. But even before the smartwatch hits the market, alleged prototypes are already surfacing on the Internet, and an eBay user has just managed to sell one such 'Apple Watch prototype' on the site for $260. More →
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Samsung Orbis smartwatch with circular display and wireless charging support to launch at MWC: Report

By on January 20, 2015 at 12:15 PM.

Samsung Orbis smartwatch with circular display and wireless charging support to launch at MWC: Report

Samsung is expected to launch a new smartwatch at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in March. The watch, which is codenamed Orbis, has been rumored to have a circular screen. SamMobile now reports that the watch will also have built-in wireless charging support. More →
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HTC One (M9), smartwatch to be launched at MWC: Report

By on January 19, 2015 at 7:37 PM.

HTC One (M9), smartwatch to be launched at MWC: Report

It’s no secret that HTC is working on a wearable. In the past, the Taiwanese technology company has shown interest in the wearable category, and last year it squashed rumors that claimed that the company had scrapped its smartwatch project. A new report on Bloomberg claims that the company will be unveiling its first smartwatch in the first week of March at the Mobile World Congress. The report also says that the company will be launching its next flagship handset -- codenamed M9 -- at the event as well. More →
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Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk launched in India for Rs 19,990 and Rs 12,990: Specifications and features

By on January 19, 2015 at 4:55 PM.

Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk launched in India for Rs 19,990 and Rs 12,990: Specifications and features

After announcing the devices in December, Sony has launched the SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk in India today. The Sony SmartWatch 3 is priced at Rs 19,990, while the SmartBand Talk is priced at Rs 12,990, and will be available from today at all Sony Center stores, major electronic stores, and Sony's online store in the country. More →
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