Wearable

  • Review: Motorola Moto 360

    Wearables couldn’t be hotter right now, with the established product category a couple of years old, devices are getting increasingly interesting. There’s impending launch of that watch from Coopertino, this month, but before then, we’ve spent a couple of weeks with Motorola’s Moto 360. The device is made by...
  • Here’s why you need an Apple Watch, or not

    During Apple’s March event this morning, Apple detailed their new Apple Watch. The concept of wearables is well understood, but how Apple will implement and convince you that you need one. Below are the reasons Apple believe their watch is better than those that have come before it. Apple...
  • Apple Watch arrives tomorrow, could reach $10,000.

    In the early hours of tomorrow, 4am Australian eastern daylight savings time, Apple will hold their much anticipated Apple Watch launch event.  The announcement came way back in September which after the Consumer Electronic Show and Mobile World Congress seems like an eternity ago. While Apple unveiled the watch...
  • Qantas using Samsung’s Gear VR to let you tune out on flights and lounges

    Qantas and Samsung Electronics Australia are getting together for a new trial entertainment service. Using Samsung Gear VR technology customers will get to experience the virtual world in three hundred and sixty degrees. The virtual worlds available in the trial will include locations like the top of the Sydney...
  • Google Glass 2 to have mono earbud, bone conduction scrapped

    Google announced yesterday that they’re improving Google Glass with version 2. One of the biggest changes in the new version is the move away from bone conduction for audio, to a more tradition earbud. This will be a mono earbud and hence only be available on one side of...
  • Is the Galaxy Gear watch something you’d wear ?

    Yesterday Samsung announced and showed off the GALAXY Gear watch. The watch features pretty much all the expected features like push notifications, music controls, weather, but does have some decent new features. Fitness fans will enjoy a build-in pedometer, while those after some location help, you’ll get Find My...
  • Sony announce the SmartWatch 2

    There’s been a lot of talk about major players entering the wearable category, but other than Google’s experiment with Glass, we’ve actually seen very little. Now here comes Sony with a Android smartphones-powered smart watch.  It looks sleek and is water-resistant, designed to survive an active lifestyle The watch...
  • Google Glass unboxing video

    The futuristic Google Glass isn’t so futuristic anymore, it’s reality. Today Google started shipping glass to real people outside the company. Those who attended Google I/O last year or ‘won’ their opportunity to buy Glass, were required to go to Google HQ to pick them up. Dan McLaughlin was...
  • What would you do with Google Glass? New site and video released

    Today Google went live with a new site about their future looking project, Google Glass. http://www.google.com/glass/start/ is a clean and simple site that delivers 3 key pieces of information. How it feels to wear Glass, What it does and How to get one. While developers at Google I/O last...