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HTC’s Android Wear smartwatch delayed until 2015

HTC’s Android Wear smartwatch delayed until 2015

HTC’s Head of Americas Jason Mackenzie told Re/code that the company will not have a smartwatch ready for 2014. We had originally planned to have a wearable launch in this time frame. It ended up just not being ready. And it seems that they are not
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Designers envision how popular apps will look like on the Apple Watch

Designers envision how popular apps will look like on the Apple Watch

It might be a couple of months away from the launch of the Apple Watch but the people at Thinkapps’ Build Blog are not willing to just sit around. They have just released a few mockups of what some popular third party applications could potentially look
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Want to know more about the apps on the Apple Watch?

Want to know more about the apps on the Apple Watch?

If you can’t wait to get your hands on the Apple Watch, there is nothing much you can do but wait. In the meantime, here is a collection of the first and third party apps that have been announced so far (just to whet your appetite):
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Apple Watch AMOLED screens cost more than traditional displays

Apple Watch AMOLED screens cost more than traditional displays

The flexible AMOLED display found the Apple Watch is said to be the most expensive of all mobile device displays in the market. The report suggests that 1.5-inch units cost more than half of the cost of the 4.7-inch LCD in the new iPhone 6. Market
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Apple Watch appears on November issue of Vogue China

Apple Watch appears on November issue of Vogue China

The message that Apple is sending is very clear, the Apple Watch will be a fashion statement. As part of its PR push, Apple has worked to get the Apple Watch on the November issue of Vogue China. It seems that Apple approached Vogue China’s editor-in-
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Piper Jaffray Analyst thinks that Apple Watch will be well received but will take time to hit with consumers

Piper Jaffray Analyst thinks that Apple Watch will be well received but will take time to hit with consumers

Analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray thinks that the Apple Watch is “light years ahead of any other smartwatch on the market,” but is also conservative in his prediction of Apple Watch sales in the first year. The iPod took three years to become a dominant
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Even the sound made by the Apple Watch clasp was engineered by Jony Ive

Even the sound made by the Apple Watch clasp was engineered by Jony Ive

Apple overmanages small details of their product to the extent that many people might not notice it but experience it on a daily basis. Now, they have taken that level of detailed planning to the sound of the Apple Watch clicking open. In an interview with
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Apple’s sapphire supplier files for bankruptcy

Apple’s sapphire supplier files for bankruptcy

GT Advanced Tech, Apple’s supplier for sapphire glass has released a statement that announces that it is filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 11. This means that the company will continue normal operations until it resolves its issues with its creditors. This might have some implications on
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Timex launches Ironman One GPS+ smartwatch

Timex launches Ironman One GPS+ smartwatch

“Every single runner has a story,” brand director Sam Martin says of Timex’s goal to celebrate the inspiration that running provides “average, every day runners.” Timex has launched its Ironman One GPS+ smartwatch. The smartwatch is able to upload your tracking information wirelessly and immediately to
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Rumours suggest February launch of the Apple Watch, sapphire blamed for delay

Rumours suggest February launch of the Apple Watch, sapphire blamed for delay

It is rumoured that the supply constrain of the sapphire output of GTAT will lead to a limited launch of the smartwatch. However, given that the Apple Watch Sport version does not use a sapphire glass cover, it might not be affected. Component sourcing might not
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