Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk announced in India

By on September 25, 2014 at 3:51 PM.

Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk announced in India

To bolster its wearable line-up, Sony announced the SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk in India today, alongside the Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact smartphones at an event in Delhi. The two wearable devices are slated to hit the market in December. and the pricing is not yet revealed. More →
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Texting with Google Glass distracts drivers

By on September 25, 2014 at 3:44 PM.

Texting with Google Glass distracts drivers

Texting while driving with Google Glass is a clear distraction on the road, says a study. "Texting with either a smartphone or Google Glass will cause distraction and should be avoided while driving," said lead researcher Ben Sawyer from the University of Central Florida. More →
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Apple Watch to start shipping by Valentine’s Day next year: Reports

By on September 25, 2014 at 2:17 PM.

Apple Watch to start shipping by Valentine’s Day next year: Reports

Apple announced its first ever wearable Apple Watch on September 9 alongside the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. But unlike the two new iPhones which went on sale last week, the Apple Watch is not going on sale until sometime next year. More →
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Martian Notifier smartwatch launched on Flipkart, priced at Rs 9,999

By on September 23, 2014 at 6:34 PM.

Martian Notifier smartwatch launched on Flipkart, priced at Rs 9,999

US-based fashionable smartwatch maker Martian has partnered Flipkart to exclusively launch its smartwatch in India. The company has launched its first smartwatch called Martian Notifier, which is priced at Rs 9,999. The smartwatch is up for preorders on the e-commerce site, and shipping will start in early October. More →
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Moto 360 users complain of image retention on display screen after charging

By on September 22, 2014 at 4:47 PM.

Moto 360 users complain of image retention on display screen after charging

Just a few weeks ago, we reported that the Motorola Moto 360 had embroiled itself in a controversy when a teardown revealed a less powered battery than the officially mentioned one, and also old chips in the internal hardware. Now, multiple reports suggest that the smartwatch has an image retention issue on the LCD display, which continues to show the spherical charging status bar even after removing the smartwatch from charge. More →
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Samsung’s next smartwatch to feature fingerprint sensor to enable mobile payments: Report

By on September 22, 2014 at 4:20 PM.

Samsung’s next smartwatch to feature fingerprint sensor to enable mobile payments: Report

Samsung’s next smartwatch could be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress 2015 (February), and will sport a fingerprint scanner to bolster mobile payment options, according to a report by Business Korea. More →
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Oculus unveils its new VR headset Crescent Bay, features 360-degree head tracking, improved display, and integrated audio

By on September 21, 2014 at 2:12 PM.

Oculus unveils its new VR headset Crescent Bay, features 360-degree head tracking, improved display, and integrated audio

 At the Oculus Connect developer conference, virtual reality technology company Oculus VR announced a new prototype for its flagship Rift headset: Crescent Bay. The new headset comes with an integrated audio, updated display, and 360 motion tracking. More →

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Sony’s Google Glass rival Smart EyeGlass coming in March 2015, SDK available for developers

By on September 19, 2014 at 2:43 PM.

Sony’s Google Glass rival Smart EyeGlass coming in March 2015, SDK available for developers

Sony is very interested in wearable technology. The company already has a couple of smartwatches, and now it has shown some development in the Google Glass-like headset wearable category as well. First showcased at CES 2014, Sony’s Smart EyeGlass is a pair of glasses with an integrated 8-bit monochrome screen in the lens. The company has today made its software development kit available to developers, and says that it will release hardware kits by the end of March next year. More →
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