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ICO sounds alarm over wearable tech privacy issues
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ICO sounds alarm over wearable tech privacy issues

Data protection body warns wearable tech users and device makers to be wary of falling foul of privacy regulations
27 Jun 2014
LG launches first ever Android Wear watch at Google I/O
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LG launches first ever Android Wear watch at Google I/O

One of the first devices powered by Android Wear is already up for pre-order from Google Play
26 Jun 2014
Google Glass: Can SiMEye & others challenge the throne?
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Google Glass: Can SiMEye & others challenge the throne?

With the emergence of Google Glass rivals, what does the future hold for this technology?
9 Jun 2014
Microsoft smartwatch to work with Android & iPhone devices
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Microsoft smartwatch to work with Android & iPhone devices

Redmond looking to take advantage of cross-platform functionality
30 May 2014
Is Microsoft planning a smartwatch?
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Is Microsoft planning a smartwatch?

Patent shows Microsoft may be stepping into the wearables market with new biometric smartwatch
8 May 2014
Smartwatches: How long until you need one?
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Smartwatches: How long until you need one?

We look at the early smartwatch attempts to try and work out how long it will be before you really need one...
28 Apr 2014
Android Wear smartwatch line launched by Google
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Android Wear smartwatch line launched by Google

Manufacturers including LG, Asus, HTC, Motorola, and Samsung all signed up to produce watches.
19 Mar 2014
Google to open up wearable market with developer SDK relese
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Google to open up wearable market with developer SDK relese

Sundar Pichai hints at world of interconnected Android devices.
10 Mar 2014
Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch dumps Android for Tizen OS
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Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch dumps Android for Tizen OS

Korean firm adds a heart-rate monitor to kickstart interest in its wearable.
23 Feb 2014
Apple iWatch could predict heart attacks
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Apple iWatch could predict heart attacks

Rumoured device may be more health-focused than Galaxy Gear.
18 Feb 2014
2013 Year in Review: Top 10 tech news stories
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2013 Year in Review: Top 10 tech news stories

We take a look back over some of the year's biggest news stories.
25 Dec 2013
Dell not convinced by Google Glass and smart watches
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Dell not convinced by Google Glass and smart watches

Firm willing to bide its time and focus on the long-term with thin-clients.
15 Dec 2013
Apple splashes out $360m on PrimeSense
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Apple splashes out $360m on PrimeSense

Gesture technology could find its way into Apple TV and iWatch products, it is thought.
25 Nov 2013
Smart watch sales falter due to high prices & ugly designs
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Smart watch sales falter due to high prices & ugly designs

Gartner predicts sales of wearable devices are unlikely to pick up over Christmas.
21 Nov 2013
Google Watch expected to drop end of October
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Google Watch expected to drop end of October

Smartwatch to launch with Android KitKat 4.4 and have Google Now deeply integrated.
15 Oct 2013
Apple iPhone to get larger display in 2014
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Apple iPhone to get larger display in 2014

iWatch also set to allow users to control heating, lights, video and audio.
11 Oct 2013
Samsung’s smartwatch design revealed ahead of launch
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Samsung’s smartwatch design revealed ahead of launch

Alleged images of finished product appear online.
2 Sep 2013
Apple iWatch vs Samsung Galaxy Gear: What we know
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Apple iWatch vs Samsung Galaxy Gear: What we know

With flexible displays and Bluetooth connectivity, the smart watch revolution appears to be beginning in earnest.
20 Aug 2013
Samsung Galaxy Gear filing hints at smartwatch ambitions
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Samsung Galaxy Gear filing hints at smartwatch ambitions

South Korean smartphone maker rumoured to be preparing for a foray into wearable technology.
6 Aug 2013
Motorola pushes forward with wearable tech plans
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Motorola pushes forward with wearable tech plans

Firm wants to be the market leader for the next generation of mobile computing.
22 Jul 2013
Apple iWatch development hits engineering snag
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Apple iWatch development hits engineering snag

Smartwatch tipped for a late-2014 launch.
15 Jul 2013
Microsoft experiments with smartwatch designs
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Microsoft experiments with smartwatch designs

Redmond giant looking to grab a piece of $10bn market.
15 Apr 2013