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Google unveiled a new line of smartwatches at a developer conference. See what the compatibility issue with Android devices looks like. It turns out that for now Android Wear is compatible with less than a quarter of all Android devices – smartphones and tablets. The new smart watches will only work with devices running Android 4.3 and 4.4 (or newer). If you want to buy an Android Wear smartwatch, it is worth checking in advance and upgrading your mobile devices (phones and tablets) to Android 4.3 or newer. Google has provided a tool to quickly check whether our device will…

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It seems almost unbelievable how the smartphone market can change within a few years: in 2012 Samsung was an unstoppable locomotive that marked 131% growth in sales compared to the previous year, while this year it will have to be satisfied with 0.95%, a number that is still positive but which represents the situation of the Korean giant, whose growth is almost nil. Apple on the other hand it continues to catch up and according to the market analysis will increase sales by 19% during the current year. Thus, while the Cupertino company is growing at a different pace, the…

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Despite all the haters, despite the high prices and all the rest, we are facing yet another commercial success of the apple: according to the analysts of Strategy Analytics, the 75% of smartwatches shipped I’m Apple Watch. According to estimates, in fact, the smartwatch market has grown by 457% in the last year: in the last quarter there were over 5 million units, or five times the million sent in the same period last year. Of these approx 4 million are Apple Watches, 0.4 million Samsung devices and 0.9 million other brands. Recall that Apple Watch is now available in…

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For the first time in history, smartwatches are selling more than traditional Swiss watches. If you have the impression that the buzz around smart watches has subsided a bit and the greatest interest in them was when the Apple Watch was launched, then smartwatches have reached their milestone. see also forecast shipments of smartwatches. According to the new Strategy Analytics report, for the first time ever, sales of smartwatches in the world have just exceeded the number of sales of Swiss watches. In the fourth quarter of 2015, worldwide sales of smartwatches totaled 8.1 million, compared with 7.9 million Swiss…

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The technological world is alive again with information about a mysterious wristwatch from Apple. Yesterday, there were new reports on iWatch, whose author is an analyst from NPD DisplaySearch David Hsieh. According to his speculations, Apple will introduce two separate models of this device in the second half of next year, targeted at both male and female audience. The main difference between them is the size of the OLED screen. The male gadget is to be characterized by a diagonal of 1.63 inches and probably an elegant, even classic design, while the female counterpart has a different color coat and…

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The Confederation’s Minister of Economic Affairs, Johann Schneider-Ammann, ennobled its own watch industry with its well-known brands as the “diamond in the Swiss economic crown”. He said this as the opening speaker of the world’s most important trade fair for the watch and jewelery industry. “Baselworld” opened last Thursday and will last until March 15th. The exhibitors include all well-known premium manufacturers from Breitling to Chopard to Patek Philippe to Rolex and Zenith. For the almost 2,000 exhibiting companies and the more than 100,000 expected trade visitors from all over the world, the fair is the decisive industry event of…

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NSthe global market of smart watches in the 3rd quarter of 2021. Counterpoint Research analysts released a report on the smartwatch market in the third quarter of 2021. In the period between June and September, all manufacturers together sold 16% more smartwatches than in the same period in 2020. Apple saw sales drop by 10%. Perhaps this was due to the long delay in the sale of the Apple Watch Series 7 clock. In the third quarter, watchOS recorded 22% market share. Year on year there is a decrease by 6%. For comparison, the WearOS system obtained a 17% market…

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We have now ascertained how Apple wants to give an exclusive image of its smartwatch and, to do so, has also put it on the wrists of several American celebrities (but also Italian). The Cupertino company, in fact, donated its first smart watch to several VIPs such as Drake, Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and many others. However, a new strap model appeared on the wrist of Beyonce and the stylist Karl Lagerfeld: we are talking about a strap made entirely of gold, which is not currently on sale to the public and which, if launched, could significantly raise the price…

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It seems that next February 9 in addition to seeing the new Android Wear 2.0, Google has prepared smart watches that would be manufactured by LG. These two smart watches would be the LG Watch Sport and the LG Watch Style, as filtered by Evan Blass, better known on the social network Twitter as evleaks. It is possible that these two new watches are presented with the name shown by Blass, and that is because when news of this type leaks, it usually hits the spot. In any case we are not going to advance events and the first thing…

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If the future involves reinvention, why should we assume that the traditional watch is the most perfect form of watch? I had wanted to write this article for a long time, so after seeing the reactions after the presentations of smartwatch such as the LG Watch Urbane or the Huawei Watch, I have armed myself with the courage to share with you a reflection that I consider, now more than ever, necessary. The question is very simple: Should smartwatches look like watches? Is that really the path we aspire to? There are not a few comments and opinions that I…

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