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Qualcomm to design new processors for Wear OS smartwatches

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 May 2018

The company plans to produce new silicon specifically designed at the latest batch of Wear OS-sporting smartwatches. FULL STORY >

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Intel decides to ditch its plan for smart glasses

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 April 2018

The company cites lack of investment for its decision. FULL STORY >

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Why the time is ripe for wearables in the enterprise

By Opinion 23 March 2018

Organisations are now willing to unlock the potential wearables devices have, says Ronald Ravel, Director B2B South Africa, Toshiba South Africa. He explains why wearables have a place in enterprises now. FULL STORY >

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Fitbit announces new Versa smartwatch and Ace wearable

By Staff Writer 14 March 2018

A smartwatch for all? FULL STORY >

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Google reportedly rebranding Android Wear as Wear OS

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 March 2018

The company's wearable platform could be getting a rebrand, along with a new name and open operating system. FULL STORY >

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Look mum, no keyboard

By Staff Writer 22 February 2018

Always wanted to tap on your desk and make it perform as a keyboard? The Tap wearable Bluetooth ‘keyboard’ does just that. FULL STORY >

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Alphabet to introduce Enterprise Edition of Google Glass

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 July 2017

Google Glass lives again as Enterprise Edition, bringing with it a handful of improvements. FULL STORY >

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TCL may have BlackBerry-branded wearables on the way

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 April 2017

Not just content with smartphones, TCL expands its licensing agreement with BlackBerry to include the manufacture of wearable and IoT devices. FULL STORY >

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Mastercard partners with Fit Pay for the development of payments-enabled devices and wearables

By Press Release 25 October 2016

Companies to bring secure contactless payments to millions of devices from Wearatec and other innovative manufacturers. FULL STORY >

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Samsung's fitness-focused Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX land in SA [Update]

By Staff Writer 28 July 2016

The latest additions in Samsung's advanced sports and fitness offerings, the Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX have arrived in South Africa. FULL STORY >

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Wearables for kids: a major opportunity for the mobile industry

By Press Release 30 June 2016

The global wearable computer market is enjoying brisk growth during 2016, with exciting new categories such as wearable computers for children starting to emerge and existing form factors such as smartwatches beginning to mature.... FULL STORY >

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Samsung takes another crack at fitness trackers with Gear Fit 2 and Gear IconX

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 June 2016

With the market for fitness trackers still alive and well, Samsung debuts its latest offerings - the Gear Fit 2 and Gear IconX. FULL STORY >

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Samsung's new activity tracker spotted ahead of official debut

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 January 2016

Still to be officially named by Samsung, the company's SM-R150 activity tracker gets leaked ahead of its expected debut. FULL STORY >

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Wearables: from consumer device to business tool

By Staff Writer 8 October 2015

The wearable technology market is growing exponentially. By 2019 it is predicted that there will be more than 148 million units shipped annually, up from 33 million shipped this year FULL STORY >

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Interview: John Samuel of Sabre - The worth of wearables

By Ryan Noik 3 September 2015

John Samuel, the senior vice president of Traveller Solutions at travel technology provider Sabre, explains why he believes the likes of the Apple Watch are the perfect travel companion. FULL STORY >

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