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The One M9 could be a big upgrade over the One M8. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

March will be an expensive month for HTC fans. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

If you’re an HTC fan, the upcoming One M9 may not be the only gadget you’ll want to splash the cash on in the coming months. According to sources familiar with the Taiwanese company’s plans, its first fitness-focused wearable will be unveiled alongside the One M9 at an event scheduled for March 1.


Looking for an affordable smartband without the fancy bells and whistles? Razer’s new Nabu X could be exactly what you’re after. Priced at under $50, the minimalistic device connects to your smartphone and brings super simple notifications to your wrist using only three colored LED indicators.

HTC wants to help you get fit. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

HTC wants to help you get fit. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

Remember when reports from South Korea claimed Samsung was developing new fitness trackers with Under Armour? Well, it seems HTC got there first. The Taiwanese company today announced plans to launch “a series of products” that will work alongside UA Record, Under Armour’s own fitness tracking platform.


Nike+ Running. Image: Samsung.

Samsung has now announced its teamed up with Nike in order to launch a brand new, exclusive ‘Nike+ Running and Fitness’ application for the Gear S — the South Korean company’s first ever standalone, Tizen-powered smartwatch with 3G and Bluetooth compatibility.

After giving the world a glimpse at Android Wear back in March, Google has finally revealed its new OS meant for wearables. Android Wear, detailed Wednesday at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco, is a true OS for smartwatches that will offer many advanced features like synced notifications, the ability to control other devices around you and constant display of relevant information based on the wearer’s location.

Unless Apple surprises the world with the speedy release of its long-rumored iWatch, it looks like Android Wear smartwatches will win the race for wrist supremacy. In other words, they’ll be your first “iWatch.” Here’s what the Google-powered devices will offer.

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