Posts tagged smartwatch

Fight! Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Android

Fight! Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Android

With Apple Watch still sold out and Google reportedly gearing up to deliver Android Wear support for iPhone at Google I/O next week, it’s time for two of the hottest wearable platforms to face off.

Friday-Night-Fights-bug-2Apple Watch is selling 30,000 units every day in the U.S., according to the latest reports, which makes it significantly hotter than any of the Android Wear watches we’ve seen so far. But is it really worth the hype?

Find out what we think in this week’s Friday Night Fight with Cult of Android versus Cult of Mac!

Samsung explains the rotating bezel that will feature on its new Gear. Photo: Samsung

Samsung explains the rotating bezel that will feature on its new Gear. Photo: Samsung

Samsung today rolled out its new smartwatch SDK in preparation for “the next generation Gear device,” and it confirms one of the wearable’s biggest selling points (and Samsung’s answer to the Apple Watch’s Digital Crown) — a new rotating bezel.

Samsung's new Gear will be vastly different to the original. Photo: Samsung

Samsung’s new Gear will be vastly different to the original. Photo: Samsung

The Galaxy Note 5 may not be the only Samsung device to look forward to this fall. Sources say the South Korean company will launch its all-new Gear smartwatch, its first wearable with a round display, alongside the next-generation phablet at IFA in September.

TAG's Android Wear watch is to be based on the stunning Carrera. Photo: TAG

TAG’s Android Wear watch is to be based on the stunning Carrera. Photo: TAG

TAG Heuer’s first smartwatch powered by Android Wear will make its debut later this year, priced at about $1,400, according to a new report. The device hopes to compete with other high-end smartwatches like the Apple Watch, and it promises excellent battery life.

Samsung has already teamed up with Swarovski. Photo: Samsung

Samsung has already teamed up with Swarovski. Photo: Samsung

Samsung wants to make its next Gear smartwatch just as pretty as the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, so it is working with a number of artists and fashion brands on its design and accessories, a new report claims.

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