Category Archives: Wearables

iWatch – 60 million units within a year?

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While Apple is playing catch-up, and smartwatches based on Android Wear such as the Moto 360 has excited consumers in recent weeks, Apple could once again come in and dominate the market. While IDC reported that the wearables market will grow to 111.9 million units by 2018, Morgan Stanley thinks that Apple could sell as much as 60 million units

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Apple planning for iWatch launch with Tag Heuer Executive

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We reported earlier how Apple is playing catch-up with the iWatch release in the fourth quarter this year. The wearable technology market is set to triple this year to 19 million units sold and research firm IDC forecasts 111.9 million units by 2018. By the time Apple comes around we are already going to have a number of interesting devices

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Microsoft not entering smartwatch market – Only focusing on Fitness instead

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There have been a lot of rumors surrounding a smartwatch from Mircosoft but according to new information the company is surprisingly not going to enter the market, instead they are going to release a fitness wristband later this year. The wearable technology market is one of the fastest growing, it is set to triple this year to 19 million units

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GoPro IPO – stock has almost doubled in 4 days

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At the beginning of June we wrote about Nicholas Woodman becoming a billionaire with the June IPO, 10 years after he founded GoPro. The IPO actually took place last Thursday at $24 (Nasdaq: GPRO), it has been on fire ever since. On the 4th day of trading it now has almost doubled, currently at just over $47. This values the company at

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CE Week New York City – Highlights

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The CE Week 2014 concluded this week after a recording-breaking show with more participating companies and the largest show floor in event history, making it the east coast’s largest technology event. CE Week is the consumer electronics industry’s top annual mid-year event, bringing together media, analysts and technology thought leaders for product launches, a dynamic conference program and networking events all focused

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Asus to launch Android smartwatch – let the price war begin

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Earlier this week, during the Google I/O conference which we reported on, the Android based smartwatches were the highlights. While the Samsung and LG devices are already available at for $229, the Moto 360 is going to launch later this summer, most likely at a slight premium. According to Techcrunch, Asus is looking to enter the wearables market later this

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YouTube Changes: Fan Funding, 60fps Video and new weekly Radio Show

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Youtube has announced a number of changes. The most important one to highlight is the fact that the company will start a crowdfunding system called “Fan Funding”. The system is in the test phase at the moment, video creators can apply here to take part in the test. Crowdfunding has been an increasingly popular way to raise money for projects and

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