If you missed your chance to own a Pebble smartwatch when it was funded on Kickstarter last year, here’s your second chance. The Pebble smartwatch is now available for purchase exclusively at Best Buy for $149. Pebble connects to your iPhone or Android device via Bluetooth, letting you read texts, e-mails and Facebook status updates Continue Reading →
Struggling computer maker Dell is considering a move into the “wearable computing” space, as it grapples with the effects of a shrinking PC market. Sam Burd, Dell’s global vice-president of personal computing, told the Guardian that “we’re exploring ideas in that space”. The idea of computers that can be worn on the body has become Continue Reading →
Google Glass
Apple’s anticipated iWatch and Google Glass have provoked plenty of headlines, but a recent poll shows that a majority of well-heeled Americans with college degrees wouldn’t consider buying or wearing such devices. The April telephone poll of 1,011 Americans 18 and older found that only 34% of those polled who make $100,000 or more a Continue Reading →
Apple, the world’s most valuable technology company, is seeking a trademark for “iWatch” in Japan as rival Samsung readies its own wearable computing device. The iPhone maker is seeking protection for the name, which is listed in a category for products such as a handheld computer or watch, according to a June 3 filing with Continue Reading →