Qualcomm, makers of the silicon running a world of portable devices is getting into the watches, smart watches to be precise. The makers of SnapDragon have this week announced the release of the Toq smartwatch.
In a market crowded by big name companies and vapourware galore Qualcomm needs to have one hell of a party trick to ensure success, it does and its call a Mirasol Display. An always on full colour, full frame rate display that looks better when faced with outdoor lighting.
The ticless Toq smartwatch is set for release on December 2, cyber Monday in the states, for that not unsubstantial price of $350 USD, ordered through Qualcomm’s website.
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Google is in fact intent on covering our entire bodies with Android devices; glasses, shoes and now wrist watches. Rumoured to be preparing to join the SmartWatch revolution Google has the technology but do they have the desire?
The rumours appear to have begun with a story run by the Financial Times, discussing the burgeoning SmartWatch market and the numerous new Google devices targeting various body parts FT seems to have put two and two together. Supporting evidence supplied via a number of Google patents relating to wearable computing,
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Inspector Gadget watch out the Pebble smart watch is finally here. Pebble set Kickstarter on fire when it launched, raising $10,000,000 in record time. The first batch of Pebble smart watches are now being prepared to ship on January 23. The extra demands of the unexpected popularity have slowed the production process apparently.
The Pebble watch is no ordinary wrist bound chronographer, this is the smartphone of the watch world. With its own operating system and downloadable applications this is the first Über watch that ticks all of the boxes. With the perfect low power e-paper display (e-Ink), ARM processor and Bluetooth the Pebble is a true smart watch.
Think of Pebble as a second screen for your Smartphone, once the Bluetooth connection is established your assistant’s talents are only limited by which applications you choose to install.
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