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Samsung dominated 2014 smartwatch sales, Pebble was a distant second

With Fitbit in third, Statista’s estimates clearly don’t limit themselves to “full-fledged” smartwatches, including a slew of rudimentary activity trackers as well. Like it or not, describe it as pure innovation or crazy expensive and eerily familiar, the Apple Watch is bound to transform the way people view the wearable market

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Customize away, Android Wear fans, with Moto Maker tool for Moto 360

Three case options, nine strap materials and colors, 11 watch faces, all in one place, just a click away. Android wearable adoption rates are unlikely to make Apple executives lose sleep over, but it’s certainly not for lack of trying that sales haven’t picked up yet. Motorola and LG seem to

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More Apple Watch details emerge: water resistance, storage, cell replacement

It’s all decent but not great news, with the wearable unscathed by rain, good for 2 GB of music hoarding, and ensured against battery damage. We’re exactly 30 days away from the commercial rollout of the Apple Watch (the first wave, at least), and those of you who tuned in on

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Watch and learn, Apple: Oppo’s future wearable will charge up in five minutes

And yes, we’re talking a full-fledged, fancy, “premium” smartwatch with Android Wear running the software show. It’s odd, but with mere hours left until the re-introduction of the hotly anticipated Apple Watch, the rumor mill just can’t stop churning out intel in regards to rivaling devices. Compare this commotion with the

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Second-gen Pebble watch expected out next week with key hardware upgrades

Technically, it’d be the third member of the wearable family, but the Pebble Steel was more a rehash than a sequel. Many thought the OG Pebble lacked that certain je ne sais quoi to be remembered as anything other but an awkward pioneer. Yes, it was one of the first of

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The Apple Watch isn’t as feature-packed as planned, but it’ll still sell like hotcakes

Cupertino originally envisioned it as a health champion, but many sensors didn’t make the cut due to unreliable readings. It’s been years since Apple reportedly kicked off “iWatch” research and development, and after such lengthy preparation, the world expected more. More than an overpriced, geeky-looking Moto 360/LG G Watch R alternative

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Nvidia sends invites for ‘very special’ March 3 event, Shield Tablet 2 incoming?

Probably not, as it’s a little early for that, and the invitation’s text cryptically hints at a device “more than 5 years in the making.” Last month’s Consumer Electronics Show may have disappointed a few tech enthusiasts with a scanty number of high-profile product announcements, but it looks like the next

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Watch out, Apple, as Swatch is ready to dive into uncertain smartwatch waters

Uncoincidentally, the Swiss intelligent wearable could see daylight around the same time as the Apple Watch. Producers of luxury traditional timepieces have been pretty vocal in opposing the smartwatch trend, with several top Swiss execs going so far as to suggest they wouldn’t be caught dead trying to market a silly-looking

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Apple possibly maybe looking to launch Retina MacBook Air, Apple Watch in February

But probably not. The rumor mill is gushing with new intel on two of Apple’s most exciting products in a while, the already announced but yet to be released Apple Watch and uber-elusive 12-inch Retina MacBook Air. We know an awful lot about the groundbreaking pair on the hardware front, yet

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Standalone LG G Watch R2 with 4G LTE expected to headline MWC 2015

Forget January’s CES, it’s March’s MWC that should mark the beginning of a new era for smartwatches and the mobile industry in general. Psyched about the fast approaching commercial launch of the Apple Watch? Of course you are. But what if we were to tell you someone else is working on

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Apple Watch to enter production in January, February launch now unlikely

You can forget about getting your special someone an Apple Watch for Valentine’s Day next year, or at least easily procuring an “iWatch” in time, as the wearable piece will barely start mass production in January, according to speculation out of Taiwan. Rumors may be a dime a dozen nowadays in

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Samsung beware: LG has 3G-enabled smartwatch up its sleeve

Talking directly into your wrist may seem uncomfortable and geeky to some, but LG, just like Samsung, is planning to at least test the standalone smartwatch waters. Quick, write down one potentially fatal flaw of the greatly anticipated but somewhat underwhelming Apple Watch. Just one. How many of you have meager

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Functional Apple Watches seen in the wild as specs rumors start cropping up

There’s an outside chance certain Apple Watch versions will launch commercially earlier than expected, although so far, speculation vis-à-vis the wearable’s specifications isn’t particularly encouraging. As if Cupertino’s notorious greed and an uncharacteristically slow turnaround time weren’t enough to alienate prospective Apple Watch buyers, rumor has it the world’s first iOS-based

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Future Samsung wearable to challenge Apple Watch with ‘simple payment functions’

Apple may have been the first device manufacturer to unveil a wearable piece with an integrated mobile online payment solution, but Samsung is reportedly looking to steal Apple Watch’s thunder with a similar yet more advanced gadget. Likely pissed at Cupertino for getting a jump on their Galaxy Note 4 release

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Latest estimates peg gold Apple Watch Edition price at $5,000

Forget Swiss watch territory, this is luxury Swiss watch territory and then some. It’s not like Apple to take the wraps off an unfinished, unpolished piece of technology, leave its hordes of fans and prospective buyers hanging for months, and on top of it all, reveal little of substance in regards

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Apple Watch 2 starts making the rumor rounds, Tim Cook teases new product categories

The ink is yet to dry on all the Apple Watch preview articles floating around, and the product will only be available to end users next year, but apparently it’s never too early to begin talking about a follow-up. Need more evidence Apple’s hotly anticipated rookie wearable effort overpromised and underdelivered

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Apple mockfest continues with hilarious iPhone 6 and Watch parodies and jabs

It took longer than expected (because the new iPhones and Apple Watch are so awesome?), but Samsung followed up on its first shy Apple attacks, joined by Asus, OnePlus and a YouTube comedy show star that’s probably not affiliated with anyone in the tech scene. A pear for an apple? A

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