Samsung may put curves, SIM on next Gear smartwatch

The next Samsung Gear smartwatch could feature a circular design. Or it could be SIM-enabled.

Ralph Lauren Polo Tech Shirt launches at US Open, merges biometrics with fashion

Fashion icon Ralph Lauren is banking on the old maxim that to look good is to feel good. Today it announced that it is bringing fashion and biometrics together into a new piece of apparel called the Polo Tech Shirt.

Jawbone Up data shows Napa earthquake wake-ups

The recent earthquake near the Napa region of California was a 6.0, which for those of who don’t know, means it was quite large. It isn’t surprising then that people near the Napa region would have been disturbed during their sleep as a result of the earthquake, and data from Jawbone’s UP shows exactly that.

Omate X is another smartwatch with a premium design

Wearable industry is on the rise, with the smartwatches gaining popularity every single day. There are many smartwatches available in the market, with big manufacturers jumping in the industry with their own wearable devices — Google even introduced their own operating system dubbed as Android Wear for smartwatches. LG and Samsung have already released Android Wear smartwatches, but there’s more.

Asus teases ‘incredible’ first Android Wear smartwatch coming at IFA

Making sure we all know what to expect from their pre-IFA September 3 press event in Berlin, Asus has left ambiguity aside, pretty much confirming their imminent rookie smartwatch effort. Of course, the announcement of the Android Wear-running intelligent timepiece isn’t spelled out, nor is its mysterious name, but what other business could Asus have to bring back an old, timeless (get it?) Khalil Gibran quote.

Rookie Lenovo wearable effort, Yoga Tablet 2 Pro spotted en route to IFA

There aren’t many device manufacturers as involved and successful as Lenovo in so many different branches of the vast tech market, but as versatile and rich the company’s product portfolio currently is, there’s apparently room for more.

‘Game-changing’ LG G Watch 2 reportedly prepped for IFA 2014 intro

Forget “short” six-month smartphone upgrading cycles, LG could be eyeing a smartwatch sequel for its G Watch an insanely early two months after the first-gen’s release. The word allegedly comes from LG officials, as quoted by reputable Asian publication Korea Times, although the report contains enough ifs, buts and mays to make us highly doubt its credibility.

Deal alert: Samsung Gear 2 Neo smartwatch for $165 ($34 off)

Perhaps signaling Samsung’s already robust wearable product lineup will indeed grow by one at next month’s IFA, the past few weeks have brought all these new, hyper-lucrative deals on older members of the Gear family.

Asus confirms pre-IFA September 3 event, sets out ‘in search of incredible’ again

Say what you will about Asus, but the Taiwan-based PC, tablet and smartphone producer has never been a big fan of prudence. Its entire device roster, from PadFones to Fonepads to Transformer Pads and Zenfones, has risks written all over it, and even in terms of release timelines, Asus has rarely applied caution.

Motorola slates Moto 360, X+1, G2 launches for September 4

While everyone from Samsung to Sony to Huawei to Microsoft to Acer is packing up their bags for an early September trip to Berlin and the Germany capital’s renowned IFA consumer electronics trade show, Motorola seems to be preparing its own little journey to… Chicago.

Asus smartwatch could be introduced at IFA 2014

Asus CEO Jerry Shen has reportedly confirmed the first Android Wear smartwatch from Asus could be unveiled during IFA 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The smartwatch has been expected since Google first introduced Android Wear, as Asus was one of the company’s launch partners. Samsung, LG, HTC, and Motorola were also listed by Google as Android Wear launch partners, and most of them are now coming out with devices.

Guess joins Timex as established watchmakers enter smartwatch market

Last week, Timex entered the smartwatch fray. Today, another long-established watch brand, Guess, jumped into the rapidly developing smartwatch market.