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Imagination technologies, renowned for their PowerVR GPUs, has released a new GPU tailor made for smartwatches and other wearable devices — the PowerVR GX5300. 


LG’s new G Watch goes on sale around the world today, and already the device has been given its customary teardown from the repair experts at iFixit. Despite its size, the new Android Wear smartwatch is surprisingly easy to get into, and even easier to repair — earning a repairability score of 9 out of 10.


Earlier today, Google unveiled a new flavour of Android specifically meant for smartwatches, dubbed as Android Wear. The company also announced two new Android Wear running smartwatches — the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live. 

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.


A report has appeared online disclosing that HTC is currently in the process of designing its first ever smartwatch, with the name One Wear, as a rival to Motorola’s upcoming Moto 360. The wearable piece of technology was recently demoed at a private manufacturers event and is scheduled to hit the shelves somewhere around late August to early September.

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