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Why Wearables haven’t taken off yet – and why this will all change by the end of the year

2014 was supposed to be the year of wearables – so why aren’t we all walking around with smart devices bolted to our arms? That’s the question posted by Allan Blair in the Guardian Today. In the piece Blair makes a number of interesting observations on why this might, ranging from fashion considerations, to cost, to phones already doing everything …

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James O'MalleyWhy Wearables haven’t taken off yet – and why this will all change by the end of the year
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LG’s G Watch goes on sale in UK and rest of world

Korean electronics company LG has announced that its first Android wearable device, the G Watch, is now available to buy throughout the world, from Google Play and “key” retailers. G Watch is one of three Android Wear smartwatches announced in June at Google’s annual I/O conference, with the other two coming from fellow makers Motorola (Moto 360) and Samsung (Gear …

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Stuart O'ConnorLG’s G Watch goes on sale in UK and rest of world

Is Asus working on an Android Wear watch?

Asus is readying its first smartwatch for release, according to TechCrunch. And it seems that the Asus watch – which will reportedly run on Google's new Android Wear platform – could be much cheaper than the competition. Quoting an anonymous…

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Stuart O'ConnorIs Asus working on an Android Wear watch?

E Ink working on Kindle-like smartwatch

The wearable tech revolution, which already is dominating the scene this year, could set to become more exciting, following E Ink's announcement that its technology could be used for both the screen and body of an upcoming smartwatch. The main…

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Nicholas FearnE Ink working on Kindle-like smartwatch

Glance aims to turn your normal watch into a smart watch

Tempted by a smartwatch but already have a nice old-fashioned timepiece on your wrist? Then Glance, a new gadget from Kiwi Wearable Technologies might be able to square this circle. Essentially a small device that you tuck under your wrist…

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James O'MalleyGlance aims to turn your normal watch into a smart watch

Have a Pebble smartwatch, want to make an app but aren't a coder? CloudPebble might be a good place to start.

Over 300,000 Pebble smartwatches were sold in 2013, and as a result the monochrome crowdfunded watch has become one of the major smartwatch platforms. Earlier this year the company launched app stores on both iOS and Android, and as a…

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James O'MalleyHave a Pebble smartwatch, want to make an app but aren't a coder? CloudPebble might be a good place to start.