A couple of days ago Apple formally announced their Apple watch product along with specifications and pricing. The majority of the press and market analysts have been in a frenzy since the announcement and have tried to act like this product is more than a late comer to an already large vertical. According to people that were present at the event the announcement was met with very little excitement and the applause that happened for the Apple watch was very limited.
Judging by the numerous rumors about smart watches, lately it would be easier to answer the question of who is not developing such a device. There have been new information about the Microsoft's solution.
Samsung recently introduced a sports armband Gear Fit, the latest addition to the line of smart watches Gear 2, which caused a huge demand in the market, at least by Samsung's partners and distributors. Just ten days from its official launch, as reported by the Korean MK News, all factory stock of this gadget are sold out. This month, according to this source, Samsung delivered between 200 and 250 thousand pieces of Gear Fit.
Sources close to the producers of components for Apple devices have stated that the company will begin selling its long-awaited smart watch during the third quarter of this year. For this period they are already preparing large orders, so the manufacturers are warming to begin production.
Wearable tech seems to be the big thing going right now. Companies like Nike, Sony, Pebble and LG have all got their hands in it with their versions of the smartwatch. From the elegant to the downright gaudy, there are a lot to choose from right now. We saw several of these at CES 2014, but the one that really set itself apart from the others for me came from what may seem an unlikely source: Razer.
After receiving the latest updates, Samsung Galaxy smart watch Gear has become even "smarter". The new improvements refers to the ability to display information about receiving messages via Gmail, Twitter, Facebook or Hangouts. However there is a small problem with Gmail notifications, when users receives more than one message at a time, informations for all those messages gets scrambled together into one notification.
Qualcomm is primarily known for its processors that incorporate various manufacturers of smartphones and tablets in their devices. That their priority is not only the creation processor they decided to show with presentation of a smart watch Toq, which should provide a more enjoyable experience than Samsung Galaxy Gear.
The information that The Wall Street Journal got from informed sources in Asian factories are saying that Google will very soon introduce their very own smart watch.
Pompously announced and presented as a revolutionary, Samsung Galaxy Gear smart watch was obviously not so well received in the market. As Geek.com published, 30% of all sold watches were returned to stores.
After Samsung at their conference at the IFA in Berlin presented their smart watch Galaxy Gear, many wanted to know whether it can work also work with other Android devices and not just Galaxy ones. Specifically, Galaxy Gear currently only works with the Galaxy Note 3 phablet, making it much less interesting to those users who do not intend to buy the product just to be able to enjoy the benefits of Samsung's smart watch.