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Bloomberg

Google-Backed Chinese Smartwatch to Go Head to Head With Apple
Bloomberg
Mobvoi Inc., the Chinese AI startup backed by Google, intends to go toe-to-toe with Apple Inc. when it begins selling its smartwatches in the U.S. in September. The four-year-old startup founded by a coterie of former Googlers is hoping American ...
China start-up Mobvoi makes first foray into US smartwatch sectorFinancial Times

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Why Pebble is looking to life after the smartwatch
TechRadar
It hasn't escaped even the most ardent of technophiles that smartwatches aren't exactly the Next Big Thing that a lot of companies were hoping. Even Apple is seemingly struggling, the lustre of the brand sucking in users - but the lack of sales figures ...

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Seeking Alpha

Apple's Smartwatch And The Smartwatch Category Facing Retail Discontinuation By 2018
Seeking Alpha
On March 4, I invited readers and investors alike to understand that the smartwatch concept was not ripe for longevity given the many obstacles the device faces. In the article, "Apple Watch Already A Lost Leader," I explained the issues with the Apple ...
Smartwatch Shipments Slipped in Q2 Amid Slowing DemandDatamation
Smartwatch market sees Q2 slowdownMobile World Live
The 10 Coolest Smartwatch Apps Of 2016 (So Far)CRN
Inquirer -ValueWalk -KitGuru
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PCWorld

IDC: Smartwatch sales decline for the first time
PCWorld
IDC's smartwatch sales estimates for the second quarter of 2016 are in, and the news isn't great, particularly for Apple. According to IDC's latest report, worldwide smartwatch sales slumped 32 percent in the second quarter of 2016, when compared to ...
Apple Watch shipments drop 55%, drag smartwatch market: IDCCNBC
Apple Watch's Losses Are Samsung's Gains in the Smartwatch BusinessFortune
Smartwatch sales decline as Apple Watch popularity divesDezeen
USA TODAY -Engadget -CNET
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Newsweek

Modular Smartwatch Is Swiss Army Knife For Your Wrist
Newsweek
Modularity has often been touted as the future of electronics, with companies ranging from Google to Dutch startup Fairphone betting heavily on devices with replaceable components. It offers a solution to the ever-growing mountains of electrical waste ...

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The Australian Financial Review

Sorry Apple, new Moto 360 smartwatch means square is out as round face returns
The Australian Financial Review
After Apple has forced everyone to get used to square watches, Motorola's Moto 360 is a nice return to the traditional shape. Supplied. by Leigh Stark. Call us old-fashioned, but the square watch might be just a touch alien, almost as if someone ...

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Tom's Guide

Brilliant or Lazy? Smarthole Hoodie Has Spot for Your Smartwatch
Tom's Guide
It comes to me as no surprise that Pebble wants you to use your smartwatch all the time. After all, if you fall in love with it, you'll be more likely to buy another or recommend it to friends. It doesn't hurt that some of Pebble's watches are our ...



Forbes

Pebble Designer Creates Smartwatch-Friendly Hoodie For Silicon Valley CEOs
Forbes
There was a genius campaign run this past April Fools that saw H&M ?releasing? a capsule collection in collaboration with Mark Zuckerberg. Yes, you've got it ? grey t-shirts and blue jeans; a humorous take on the fact the Facebook founder does indeed ...



Business Insider

Smartwatch shipments have plummeted compared to last year thanks to the Apple Watch
Business Insider
The global smartwatch market saw its first ever year-over-year (YoY) decline in Q2 2016, plummeting 32% from 5.1 million in Q2 2015 to 3.5 million this year, reports the IDC. The decline was primarily a result of a particularly poor-performing quarter ...



T3

Frederique Constant Horological Smartwatch Worldtimer review: the most expensive fitness tracker money can buy
T3
If you like the idea of fitness tracking, but don't like the cheap rubber straps of Fitbit et al, the Frederique Constant Horological Smartwatch Worldtimer is for you. Quite simply, this is the most elegant (and most expensive, costing 1,120) fitness ...



Wareable

?TicWatch 2 first impressions: Sub-$200 smartwatch offers big specs
Wareable
The smartwatch world needs a budget powerhouse to emerge from China. The country has fuelled the fitness tracker market with the Xiaomi Mi Band 2 and given us a boggling array of decent smartphones ? but the smartwatch world is still left wanting.

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The Gadgeteer

Ulefone GW01 smartwatch review
The Gadgeteer
Ulefone_3 If you ever wondered about taking that step into owning a smartwatch but were afraid of the complexity and the price then I think the GW01 from Ulefone will be a pleasant surprise in the right direction.



Investopedia

Smartwatch Shipments Declined Last Quarter (AAPL)
Investopedia
According to International Data Corporation, smartwatch shipments declined to 3.5 million units, down 41.6% from the same period a year ago. ?Consumers have held off on smartwatch purchases since early 2016 in anticipation of a hardware refresh,? said ...



Crunchyroll News

Square Enix Is Bringing Us The World's First Smartwatch RPG
Crunchyroll News
"Cosmos Rings" is coming soon, so you may want to fire up your Apple Watch! Brittany Vincent. July 25, 2016 3:35am PDT (12 hours ago). Looking for a reason to bust out your favorite smartwatch? Hope it's an Apple Watch at that, because Cosmos Rings ...

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Gizbot

REPORT! Meizu to Launch its First Smartwatch Soon
Gizbot
As of now, it isn't clear that the company will launch the smartwatch outside the Chinese market. Anyhow, we can confirm this with leaks and rumors in the upcoming days. The company has launched Meizu M3, M3 Note, Meizu Pro 6, Meizu MX 6 this year in ...



Men's Journal

5 Things You Didn't Know Your Moto 360 Smartwatch Can Do
Men's Journal
By this point, you know there are hacks to be had with your Android phone, tricks to be indulged in with Spotify, and no shortage of tips to save you from going over your data (again). But when it comes to your smartwatch, you're probably thinking that ...

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Fortune

Apple Watch Is Your Favorite Smartwatch?But Just Barely
Fortune
On smartwatches, the company surveyed device owners and asked them how they would rate their devices on 11 factors, including ease of use, comfort, battery life, price, and others. After collecting that data, it assigned figures to each factor to ...
Apple Watch is the best smartwatch, but not by muchZDNet
Smartwatch users rank Apple Watch best in class in new JD Power surveyAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple Watch Tops J.D. Power 2016 Smartwatch Satisfaction Report [Chart]iClarified
Mac Rumors -Seeking Alpha -JD Power
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BGR

The smartwatch of the future is here
BGR
BLOCKS' library of modules and upgrades is always expanding, and makes it stand out from the crowd as a truly customizable smartwatch. From GPS functionality to battery packs and even environmental monitors, the BLOCKS Smartwatch has whatever tool ...



ZDNet

Samsung Pay appears on US Gear S2 smartwatch as a public beta
ZDNet
The Samsung Gear S2 smartwatches available from your carrier, like my T-Mobile unit, do not currently support Samsung Pay. These 3G models work independentaly of a smartphone thanks to an internal cellular wireless radio. There is no information yet on ...
Samsung Pay Now on Gear S2 SmartwatchPC Magazine
Samsung Pay Finally Arrives On Gear S2 SmartwatchUbergizmo
Samsung Gear S2 Smartwatch Now Supports Samsung PayAndroid Headlines
Liliputing -Geeky Gadgets -Samsung Newsroom -Droid Life
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Motley Fool

Apple Watch 2: Will Apple's Second-Gen Smartwatch Impress?
Motley Fool
After launching its inaugural smartwatch last April, Apple decided to bypass its well-worn 12-month device update schedule for the Apple Watch earlier this year. Instead, the company refreshed the Apple Watch's software and released several new styles ...
Only 10% of iPhone owners say they're very likely to upgrade this year if Apple doesn't release a new phone designQuartz

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PYMNTS.com

Will Exercise Junkies 'Save' The Smartwatch?
PYMNTS.com
In fact, the smartwatch industry remains very much a niche and specialized market, one that Apple and other brands and retailers have not done a very good job capitalizing on or monetizing so far. To put things in perspective, Juniper Research released ...



IndustryWeek

Smartwatch Market Slips on Apple Decline
IndustryWeek
The global smartwatch market took a sharp downward turn in the second quarter on falling sales of the industry-leading Apple Watch, according to a survey released Thursday. Research firm IDC said global sales of smartwatches tumbled 32% from a year ...



The Next Web

Pre-order the BLOCKS Customizable Smartwatch, a Kickstarter smash success
The Next Web
In an age of uniform technology, high-quality customizable tech is an act of revolution in both style and function. The BLOCKS Smartwatch has broken into an entirely new frontier of smartwatch construction, allowing you to add various features to your ...



The Next Web

Your smartwatch is revealing your ATM PIN to hackers
The Next Web
A new study from Binghamton University suggests your smartwatch might not be as secure as you'd think ? and it might be giving away your ATM PIN code. According to the researchers, the danger comes from the motion sensors embedded in wearable ...
How Wearing a Smartwatch Can Help Hackers Steal Your ATM PINFortune
How Your Smartwatch Reveals Your ATM PIN CodesInc.com
Can your smartwatch give away your ATM password?USA TODAY
Engadget -Science Daily -PC Magazine -Semantic Scholar
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ATM Marketplace (press release) (blog)

Smartwatch Ado About Nothing (or, How to get rich slowly as an ATM fraudster)
ATM Marketplace (press release) (blog)
A five-member team from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, recently published a paper about what they describe as a "serious security breach" in wearable devices. It seems that a clever fraudster can steal the PIN from a smartwatch ...



What Mobile

Is there a Meizu smartwatch on the way?
What Mobile
Looking at the past pedigree of Meizu, it's fair to assume that the device will have powerful hardware at a competitive price. The company has made quite a name for itself with budget hardware that crams in a lot of features, we'd expect the smartwatch ...
Meizu Latest Teaser Reveals a Possible Intent to Re-enter the Smartwatch SpectrumThe Droid Review (blog)

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Wareable

Hands on with Blocks modular smartwatch: Almost ready for prime time
Wareable
"We're not vapourware!" I'm at Imperial College London's Innovation Incubator, in the basement below a blast injuries lab and nuclear engineering centre, to get some hands on time with the Blocks modular smartwatch and catch up on its progress. Omer El ...



Fortune

Google Might Challenge Apple for Smartwatch Supremacy
Fortune
Apparently watching Apple Watch soar past Android Wear, Google is now reportedly planning to jump into the fray with compelling alternatives, Android Police's sources say. They claim the first smartwatch, currently codenamed Angelfish, will have a ...
Android Wear Nexus smartwatch duo detailed: Fishy images emergeWareable
Rumor: Google is working on two Nexus smartwatchesThe Next Web
Google is reportedly working on its own Android Wear smartwatchesThe Verge
Silicon Valley Business Journal -Investorplace.com -KitGuru -Android Police
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Android Headlines

Android Wear: Would you Wear a Nexus Smartwatch?
Android Headlines
Google have, in effect, locked down Android Wear, it's not available to download as a big bundle of source code, and no matter which Android Wear smartwatch you purchase, they all have the same sort of software on them. Sure, some of them come with a ...
OS Upgrade Schedule - Rogers CommunityRogers Community Forums
Google Keyboard - Android Apps on Google PlayGoogle Play

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Wareable

Apple Watch 2 with LTE to boost cellular smartwatch market says analyst
Wareable
Industry analyst Canalys (try saying that with a mouthful of food) has revealed its latest wearable tech forecast: that 7.5 million smartwatches boasting cellular connectivity will be shipped in 2016. That's an incredible figure given that only 21 ...
Apple Watch will drive the smartwatch industry, shipments set to reach 7.5 million in 2016: CanalysThe Indian Express
Apple Watch 2: How one new feature could help smartwatches step out of the shadow of the smartphoneZDNet

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