Casio Android Wear smartwatch launches today

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The wristwatch brand first stepped into the wearable technology sector at CES 2016 in January. When Casio first made its way into the smartwatch world, it placed its Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10 Android Wear wearables into the spotlight – a device that will finally be available to consumers as of today. The Casio wearables will be available on the company’s website as well as Amazon, Rei, and Google’s e-store. The launch price of the smartwatch is $500 and comes with a range of different features – called “apparatuses” by Casio…

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The latest Android Wear update includes important new features

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Among the additions to the wearable technology platform include WiFi and gestures. Although the Apple Watch may be in the wearable technology spotlight at the moment, Android Wear has just released an important update that could draw the attention back to smartwatches based on its platform. Google recently announced some new updates for its wearable tech platform that decrease dependency on smartphones. For example, the Android wear update will be giving devices WiFi support, so that they won’t need to rely as heavily on being paired with smartphones all the…

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Wearable technology’s top brand is Apple, even though its device isn’t out yet

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Despite the fact that it won’t be releasing its smartwatch until early next year, it is still the brand in the lead. Even though Apple doesn’t yet have a wearable technology that is actually available to be purchased on the market, it has already become the leading brand in this category which has a considerable number of participants with products for sale. Consumers won’t be able to actually buy and test the Apple Watch until the start of next year but it is already a favorite. This was part of…

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PayPal launches new mobile payments app for Pebble

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PayPal has brought its mobile commerce application to the Pebble wearable device PayPal has announced the launch of a new mobile payments application designed specifically for the Pebble smartwatch. The app will allow Pebble users to pay for products at retail stores that support mobile commerce. The Pebble device was released in 2013 and more than 400,000 of these devices have been sold as of March 2014. The smartwatch is fairly simple, acting as a device that can receive text messages, emails, alert of incoming calls, and provide notifications from…

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Survey presents some interesting data about wearable technology

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New survey aims to gauge consumer interest in wearable devices coming from certain brands PricewaterhousCoopers, a multinational professional services network, has released the results of a new survey concerning wearable technology. The survey has collected information from 1,000 respondents and is meant to gauge consumer interest in wearable devices coming from various brands. Over the past few years, there has been some question as to whether or not consumers would show any interest in wearable devices. Because these devices offer few features that cannot be found on a conventional smartphone,…

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