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2014-06-18 12:30:00

Market research indicates explosive growth underway in wearable tech NASSAU, Bahamas, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- No longer a novelty, smartwatches are fast becoming a bona fide force in the world of watches. Essentially wearable computers, these devices are a natural extension of smartphone technology. Sales are expected to top $12 billion by the end of next year, with hundreds of global manufacturers competing for a slice of that pie. That's all according to an infographic...

Wearable Market May Soon Include A Smartwatch From Microsoft
2014-05-07 13:20:46

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The wearable market continues to see growth as technology increasingly becomes more "wearable." Shipments of such devices could reach 19.2 million this year, according to a recent forecast from IDC. This hot market has attracted tech giants Apple and Samsung, which are each working on their own smartwatches, and this week it was reported that Microsoft is also developing a fitness-based smartwatch. On Monday Patent Bolt reported...

BlackBerry Announced It Will Not Renew Contract With T-Mobile
2014-04-02 10:10:28

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday April 1 it might have been mobile carrier T-Mobile that was feeling a bit the Fool, as BlackBerry Limited announced that it would not renew its licensing agreement with the carrier. T-Mobile’s license to sell BlackBerry products expires on April 25, 2014. “BlackBerry has had a positive relationship with T-Mobile for many years. Regretfully, at this time, our strategies are not complementary and we must act in the best...

2014-02-18 08:37:19

LIDKÖPING, Sweden, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Handheld Group [http://www.handheldgroup.com ], a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile computers and smartphones, today announced the launch of its brand-new Nautiz X4 [http://www.handheldeurope.com/regions/eu/nautiz-x4.asp ] rugged handheld. The Nautiz X4 is a multipurpose compact handheld computer built for the mobile worker. It enables efficient and reliable data collection in the toughest environments. To view...

2013-11-25 23:03:43

Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Today Blackberry announced Kristian Tear COO and Frank Boulben CMO will leave the company, as per their press release on Nov. 25. They also said James Yersh will become new CFO replacing Brian Bidulka. Tech analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “Tear and Boulben were simply not successful at turning the Blackberry ship around,” says Principal...

2013-11-22 23:27:40

3G Watches introduces the "smartwatch phone" a device that allows you to make voice calls, browse the web, and download apps without the need to pair with a smartphone. WiFi, touchscreen, camera, Google, and GPS are just some of the many features that make the REVOLUTION smartwatch one of the world's most technologically advanced watches. Owensboro, Kentucky (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 3G Watches today introduced The REVOLUTION SmartWatch Phone, the fusion of smartwatch and...

2013-11-19 23:23:09

Select number of supporters to receive everything from accessories to huge discounts on untethered smartwatch. Montreal, QC (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Neptune Computer Inc., a Canadian startup that designs, develops, and sells wearable computers, is undertaking a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to support manufacturing of their flagship product, the Neptune Pine smartwatch. Neptune hopes to raise $100,000 with the 33-day-long campaign. Supporters are being offered everything – from...

Mobile App Uses New Algorithm To Track Physical Activity Anywhere
2013-11-05 10:58:16

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There are a plethora of devices as well as mobile phone apps that promise to track a wearers’ activity, including daily movements, and provide ongoing health monitoring. However, most of these devices have required the use of a special pulse or heart rate monitor. Researchers at Northwestern University have reported that there is now a way to make these apps more accurate – no matter where patients carry a mobile device. By...

2013-10-24 23:26:26

MugenBattery.com announces the launch of extended 4400mAh batteries for Blackberry Q10. Denver CO (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 MugenBattery.com (http://www.mugenbattery.com), an authorized Mugen Power Battery Distributor, announces the launch of new extended battery for Blackberry Q10. The extended 4400mAh battery by Mugen Power provides more than double the capacity of the original 2100mAh BlackBerry battery. More information about the battery can be found on MugenBattery.com...

Microsoft May Rival Google In Wearable Smart Electronics Market
2013-10-22 16:16:06

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday Microsoft could be looking to develop wearable smart glasses that could compete with the technology developed by rival Google. The paper cited "people familiar with the matter," but offered no details about the state of prototypes or whether this is a serious effort to enter the wearable technology market. Last week research firm Gartner forecast how the wearable smart electronics market could...


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The History Of Wearable Technology
2014-06-24 10:20:15

Wearable technology, which includes wearable devices, tech togs, and fashionable electronics, consists of articles of clothing and/or accessories that incorporate computer and advanced electronic technologies. Designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic agenda. Today, wearable devices are exploding onto the market, with everything from smart glasses (Google Glass) to smart watches (Samsung Galaxy Gear) on the rise. As for...

BlackBerry PlayBook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry PlayBook is a tablet computer released on April 19, 2011 by BlackBerry. It is the first device to use the BlackBerry Tablet operating system (OS) and runs Adobe AIR applications. A merger with the existing BlackBerry OS created a new operating system: the BlackBerry 10. On February 21, 2012, the PlayBook was updated to be compatible with Android OS applications that could be installed from the BlackBerry App World store. On October 3, 2012, the PlayBook OS 2.1 was released....

BlackBerry Torch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Torch is a line of smartphones produced by Research In Motion (RIM); models are the Torch 9800, 9810, 9850, and the 9860, all using the BlackBerry OS. The Torch has been hailed as the best BlackBerry ever, but still lags behind in the smartphone industry. The Torch as compared to other Blackberry phones has many improvements such as, a better user interface, improved browser, and more readable screen. The BlackBerry Torch was first considered in April, 2010, with a prototype...

BlackBerry Storm
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Storm is developed by Research In Motion (RIM). It is a touchscreen smartphone with a virtual keyboard and comes in the 9500 and 9530 series. This phone has a feature called SurePress, which enables the screen to press down like a button to provide physical feedback. The Storm 9500 has a disabled CDMA module to allow for use outside North America, but it has only frequency bands that can be accessed in Europe, Oceania, Asia, and Brazil. This is because GSM carriers such as...

BlackBerry Curve
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Curve is a smartphone manufactured by Research In Motion (RIM); introduced on May 3, 2007, with the Curve 8300 series. It had robust multimedia features with a high resolution camera. Five models were introduced, the 8300, 8310, 8320, 8330, and 8350i. In early 2009 the Curve 8900 and 8500 series were introduced and in the next few years three more models were released, the 8910, 8520 and the 8530. The 8900 series was an upgrade of the 8300 versions, the 8500 series added...

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