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"I have the power! smartwatch!" Photo:

“I have the power! smartwatch!” Photo: Filmation Associates/Mattel

Samsung’s not had too much luck with smartwatches, but a newly-published patent application shows that it’s not ready to throw in the towel just yet.

The patent describes what is less a traditional watch than a wristband or He-Man-style manacle. It features a wraparound widescreen display, able to function in both bent and flat states, and describes its possible applications as multimedia viewing and communication.

After all, you never know when you’ll need to summon Battle Cat to help in your ongoing war with Skeletor and his cronies!

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

With smartwatches set to take over the world, TAG Heuer is determined not to go down easy like other Swiss watchmakers. The company is teaming up with Google and Intel to build a high-end Android Wear watch that will give wealthy gadget lovers a premium alternative to Apple Watch.

“Game changer.” Image: OnePlus

“Game changer.” Image: OnePlus

OnePlus is announcing a brand new product next month, and we already know it won’t be a smartphone, a tablet, or a smartwatch. But it will be a “game changer,” according to a whole bunch of fancy promotional images the company outed today.

Could this be Oppo's first smartwatch? Photo: Weibo

Could this be Oppo’s first smartwatch? Photo: Weibo

All eyes may be on the Apple Watch ahead of today’s event, but for Android Wear fans, Oppo could have something much more exciting up its sleeve.

The Chinese company’s first wearable, which is expected to launch alongside the upcoming Find 9 smartphone, will reportedly boast fast-charging technology that will completely recharge its battery from zero to 100% in just five minutes.

OnePlus is hard at work on something new. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

OnePlus is hard at work on something new. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

OnePlus has promised to deliver a brand new device in April, and it isn’t going to be another smartphone. Company founder Carl Pei says OnePlus will enter a new product category, and he’s left fans guessing which one that might be.

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