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Briefly: E Ink e-paper smartwatch display, Eye-Fi for smartphones

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E Ink, a manufacturer of monochrome displays, has announced it is creating a 1.73-inch e-paper screen for use with smartwatches. Offering 16 shades of greyscale, a resolutiion of 320x240, and low power requirements, Slashgear reports that the display will be surfacing in the Sonostar Smartwatch, due to be shown later...
Briefly: E Ink e-paper smartwatch display, Eye-Fi for smartphones

10 Secrets of Successful Crowdfunding - From Scott Steinberg

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With the recent passage of the JOBS Act, crowdfunding is about to get even hotter. Serial tech entrepreneur, speaker and consultant Scott Steinberg, author of The Crowdfunding Bible, explains how to make crowdfunding work for your startup. Steinberg, CEO of TechSavvy Global, answered ReadWriteWeb’s most pressing questions with these...
10 Secrets of Successful Crowdfunding - From Scott Steinberg

Sony’s $149 SmartWatch Finally Lands In The U.S.

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After the disappointing LiveView failed to make much of an impression when it launched in 2010, Sony surprised us when they revealed yet another wearable device — the SmartWatch — at this year’s CES. After taking a brief spin in the U.K., Sony has just announced that their newest diminutive...
Sony’s $149 SmartWatch Finally Lands In The U.S.

Smartwatch Developers Rejoice! Pebble Will Release Proof-Of-Concept Watchface SDK In Early April

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After much fanfare the Pebble smartwatch made the leap from fanciful concept to full-fledged product earlier this year, but now that units have started to ship and people have started to wear them, what’s Pebble’s next step? Why, enticing developers, of course. Pebble founder Eric Migicovsky noted in a backer...
Smartwatch Developers Rejoice! Pebble Will Release Proof-Of-Concept Watchface SDK In Early April

Sony SmartWatch reaches US

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Sony has made the MW2 SmartWatch available to preorder through its US online store. The SmartWatch offers a wearable 1.3-inch OLED touchscreen able to access most functions of a nearby Android smartphone remotely over Bluetooth 3.0.......
Sony SmartWatch reaches US

How to sell a hot smartwatch: Add iPhone support

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A Kickstarter project to bring a new smartwatch to market blew through its $100,000 funding goal in its first day, and two hours later it crossed the $200,000 mark. As a result, the Pebble E-Paper Watch should be coming to market within the next few months with an an expected...
How to sell a hot smartwatch: Add iPhone support

Apple reportedly has 100-person team working on unannounced smartwatch

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Adding to the litany of rumors regarding a forthcoming Apple-branded smartwatch, a new report claims the company has a team of at least 100 designers, including a senior director of engineering, working on the project....
Apple reportedly has 100-person team working on unannounced smartwatch

Podcast: iWatch, Dr. Big Data, and surprising social media etiquette for House of Cards

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Clocks are pretty boring — unless Apple is rumored to be making one. Tom Krazit ticks off the details on the iWatch. Then Derrick Harris explains how big data will play a role in your future doctor’s visit. And finally, fresh from the D: Dive into Media conference, Janko Roettgers...
Podcast: iWatch, Dr. Big Data, and surprising social media etiquette for House of Cards

Distro Issue 70 arrives with a look at wearable computing and the history behind Google Glass

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The first wearable "augmentations" span from the 11th and 12th centuries all the way up to Google's side project that has built a ton of momentum this year. In the cover story of this week's issue of our e-magazine, we take a look at Google Glass and the timeline...
Distro Issue 70 arrives with a look at wearable computing and the history behind Google Glass

Pebble releases updated Pebblekit SDK & Sports API with full support for iOS & Android apps

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Pebble, the popular bluetooth smartwatch that raised over $10M on Kickstarter before shipping to backers in January, today announced the release of an updated SDK and APIs that will allow iOS and Android developers to create apps for the platform. TechCrunch talked to Pebble CEO Eric Migicovsky about the...
Pebble releases updated Pebblekit SDK & Sports API with full support for iOS & Android apps

Please Let This Apple Rumor Be True: A Smart Watch That Talks to Your iPhone

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It's that time of year again. The Apple rumor mill is working overtime as customers await iOS 6 and the iPhone 5 in the fall, with a 7-inch iPad and long-anticipated HDTV set on the horizon. One purported iOS 6 feature could propel Apple into wearable computing in a very...
Please Let This Apple Rumor Be True: A Smart Watch That Talks to Your iPhone
Pebble teams up with RunKeeper for its first app

WSJ: Microsoft working with suppliers on touch-enabled smartwatch

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Microsoft is the latest tech giant said to be working on designs for a smartwatch. Sources tell The Wall Street Journal that the Redmond-based company has been working with suppliers in Asia to acquire components for a wearable computing device, though the likelihood of such a device's release is uncertain....
WSJ: Microsoft working with suppliers on touch-enabled smartwatch

Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn unveils smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone

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More tech companies are exploring the arena of wearable devices, with the latest being Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn, which has unveiled a smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone. According to a report from Want China Times, the watch is able to measure a wearer’s vital signs such as respiration...
Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn unveils smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone

LinkMe Is An LED Smart Bracelet That Displays Scrolling Lines Of Text

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LinkMe is an LED smart bracelet that connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth and displays SMS and social media updates in text that scrolls across your wrist. Smartwatches and smart bracelets promise convenience – it’s easier to glance at a device on your wrist than it is to dig out...
LinkMe Is An LED Smart Bracelet That Displays Scrolling Lines Of Text
Pebble smartwatch now shipping -- but expect to wait a while for yours
Motorola drops price of MotoACTV smartwatch to $149.99

YOU'RE TOO LATE: The Pebble Watch Is Sold Out! (AAPL, GOOG)

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Earlier this week, the team behind the Pebble smartwatch made the decision to only sell 10,000 more units. Two days later, they've sold out entirely. That means the record-breaking Kickstarter project raked in more than $10 million for 85,000 watches that are due to arrive in September. If you missed...
YOU'RE TOO LATE: The Pebble Watch Is Sold Out! (AAPL, GOOG)
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Smartwatch Becomes 'Crowdfunding' Test Case

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Pebble Technology, the maker of a smartwatch that connects to smartphones, has become a poster child for raising seed money on the Web via "crowdfunding." Now, the clock is ticking for it to deliver on its promise to investors....
Smartwatch Becomes 'Crowdfunding' Test Case

The $10m Kickstarter Pebble Smartwatch hits a snag as first shipment is delayed

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The Pebble E-Paper Watch is a Kickstarter record breaker and Web phenomenon after raising more than $10 million in crowdsourced donations, but the ambitious project has hit a snag after it postponed the first shipment of the much sought after ‘smartwatch’. Despite the huge haul in funding and significant weight...
The $10m Kickstarter Pebble Smartwatch hits a snag as first shipment is delayed
Best Buy Needs to Fund the Hardware Revolution by Launching a Kickstarter Competitor

The Pebble Founder Reveals The Hardest Part Of Bringing His Product To Market (AAPL, GOOG)

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Eric Migicovsky is the founder of Pebble Technology and the brain behind the Pebble smartwatch that caught all kinds of attention on Kickstarter. He's holding an "Ask Me Anything" session on Reddit and revealed that the hardest part of bringing his product to the market: "Probably the industrial and aesthetic...
The Pebble Founder Reveals The Hardest Part Of Bringing His Product To Market (AAPL, GOOG)

The iWatch Is Coming, And That's About All We Know

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We've known for some time that Apple's rumored "iWatch" appears to be a real concept, with patent filings that suggest a device completely distinct from the already watch-like 6th-gen iPod Nano. A report from Bloomberg this morning adds a few details -- namely that the product is being headed up by...
The iWatch Is Coming, And That's About All We Know

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, YHOO)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Yahoo defends its decision to ban workers from telecommuting. Someone is selling Google Glass on eBay in case you have a few thousand dollars to burn. Walt Mossberg reviewed the Pebble, a new smartwatch that syncs with your smartphone. He said it's nice, but has many...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, YHOO)

Low Latency No. 51: Smartwatch epiphany

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2013 might be the year of the smartwatch, just as long as the iWatch rumors are true. [Read more]...
Low Latency No. 51: Smartwatch epiphany

PSA: Sony SmartWatch now available in the US for $150

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What's the most useful smartwatch of them all? If you guessed Sony's, you've got reason to smile: we just got word that it's finally available here in the US of A. As expected, the SmartWatch costs $150, while those colorful (read: not black) wrist bands are priced at $20...
PSA: Sony SmartWatch now available in the US for $150
In case you were wondering, GQ's editor wants a pair of Google Glass

Pebble smartwatch gets its first app partner: RunKeeper

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When I talked to the man behind the Pebble smartwatch, which has become the biggest Kickstarter project ever, he said what excited him about all the success was the ability to turn Pebble into an app platform. Now, Pebble is getting its first app partner and it’s a well known...
Pebble smartwatch gets its first app partner: RunKeeper

Rumor: Google's Android team creating smartwatch

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Google is exploring the possibility of building its own smartwatch, according to reports. The device is allegedly being created by the company's Android division, instead of the X Lab where Glass was created, and follows news of other companies creating their own smartwatch devices, such as Samsung and Apple.......
Rumor: Google's Android team creating smartwatch
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