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Will the Amazon wireless experiment receive government approval?

Will the Amazon wireless experiment receive government approval?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The online marketplace company is seeking the FCC’s approval to test technology in Seattle and rural Washington. An Amazon wireless experiment is in the works to test out mobile devices and fixed-base stations in Seattle and rural areas of Washington state. Amazon revealed this much of its mysterious plans in recent government filings to the Federal Communications Commission. The filings do not specifically describe what will be involved in Amazon’s technology tests. However, what … Read entire article »

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Vector smartwatch company sold to Fitbit

Vector smartwatch company sold to Fitbit

The top fitness tracker company has now purchased a one year old wearable tech brand. Fitbit purchased Vector, smartwatch company out of Romania that is only a year old. The brand is managed from London, England and is a year old. The Vector brand is best known for smartwatches that have their own proprietary operating system. That said, beyond running on its own OS, the smartwatch company is also recognized for producing a device that has a 30 … Read entire article »

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IBM says medical nanotechnology could give you superpowers in 5 years

IBM says medical nanotechnology could give you superpowers in 5 years

The tech giant predicts that microscopic health devices and superhero vision are a half decade away. IBM has released its annual “Five in Five” list which includes medical nanotechnology innovations this year. The company issues the report to forecast some of the top innovations and scientific directions that could considerably change our lives in five years. The technology IBM spotlights in the report has the chance to alter the way we live and interact every day. The broad … Read entire article »

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Who won top wearable technology awards at CES 2017?

Who won top wearable technology awards at CES 2017?

Smartwatches and fitness trackers have a lot to live up to in this rapidly expanding category. CES 2017 is far from disappointing if you’re looking for the latest in tech, and the wearable technology awards have shown that this category is stronger than ever. Aside from the smart appliances and swarms of drones a plethora of new wearables have swamped the show. While there are tons of great gadgets to be seen, it’s the recipients of the wearable … Read entire article »

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CES 2017: Top tech unveiled that you’ll actually be able to buy

CES 2017: Top tech unveiled that you’ll actually be able to buy

The best gadgets and devices from the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The massive CES 2017 tech event in Las Vegas is underway and the product unveilings are everywhere you look. There are more things to see than any individual would be able to take in, even over the event’s several days. That said, even from the very start there are gadgets and technologies that stand out from the rest. Consumers are particularly drawn to the … Read entire article »

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Will Amazon Echo help investigators to solve a murder?

Will Amazon Echo help investigators to solve a murder?

Officials in a current case under investigation have issued a warrant to learn what the device “heard.” The Amazon Echo is making headlines not only because it was the e-commerce giant’s top selling item during the holiday season this year. It may also provide evidence to investigators in a murder case. Bentonville, Arkansas police have issued a warrant to Amazon, requesting the Echo’s data. The investigators are hoping that the Amazon Echo was “listening” at the time of … Read entire article »

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Nook mobile security called into question in Tablet 7 model

Nook mobile security called into question in Tablet 7 model

Barnes & Noble’s latest mobile device has been criticized for pre-installed spyware. Nook mobile security is being called into question at a very unfortunate time of the shopping year. Barnes & Noble launched their Nook Tablet 7 in mid-November to add a new affordable tablet option to the market. The $50 tablet has a great deal of appeal to device users and gift givers shopping on a budget. While the tablet was aligned to provide some serious competition … Read entire article »

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American wearable technology market underperforming compared to predictions

American wearable technology market underperforming compared to predictions

U.S. wearables as a whole are not doing as well as had been forecasted earlier this year. While certain specific wearables are doing well, the American wearable technology market as a whole is not growing as expected. A new eMarketer report suggest that even top performers aren’t reaching the anticipated growth levels. This, at the same time that Apple continues to insist that its Apple Watch sales are “doing great.” The eMarketer data showed that Fitbit, the Apple … Read entire article »

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Pebble smartwatch company withdrawing from the market

Pebble smartwatch company withdrawing from the market

The firm behind the wearable technology has announced that it will be shutting down its operations. The Pebble smartwatch had been holding its own for a long time. However, with wearable technology competition rising from giants such as Apple and Google, the challenge skyrocketed. Many in the industry felt that Pebble’s longer history would ensure its position in the market. That does not appear to be the case. On Wednesday, the company announced that the Pebble smartwatch business … Read entire article »

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Samsung smartwatch bands for Gear S3 add fashion variety

Samsung smartwatch bands for Gear S3 add fashion variety

The new wearable technology from Samsung gives consumers more choice in switching up the look. The new Samsung Gear S3 has been receiving a great deal of praise for the smartwatch bands options it provides. Previously, the brand’s wearable technology has offered very limited fashion choices. The Gear S3 comes with a range of different options that can be swapped out to change the look. Until now, consumers have not been able to switch up the look … Read entire article »

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