Tag Archives: Smartwatches

17May/16
Samsung Patents Smartwatch

Samsung patent describes smartwatch that could project its interface onto nearby surfaces

A recently discovered Samsung patent shows a smartwatch that can project its interface onto any nearby surface, addressing a key limitation of the smartwatch screen.
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09May/16
Future Interfaces Group's latest technology, called SkinTrack

New technology turns your skin into smartwatch touchscreen

A team of scientists have developed a new technology that can make the skin on your arm and hand act like a touchpad for a smartwatch. Continue reading

25Jun/15

Apple mints money off Watch bands

(Reuters Business Report) – You likely bought extra bling when you bought your Apple Watch. What you didn’t know is just how much money Apple is making off of it. Reuters has learned that nearly a fifth of Apple Watch buyers wind up shelling out for spare bands. The top seller is the $49 black Sport Band made of synthetic rubber. Believe it or not, tech research firm IHS says that only costs Apple about $2 to make. While that doesn’t account for the packaging, shipping, and materials costs, that’s a whopping profit margin.
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30Apr/15

Tattoo snafu irks inked Apple Watch wearers

(REUTERS) – Early adopters of the Apple Watch, Apple Inc’s first new product in five years, are complaining that a number of its key functions are disrupted by their tattoos.

Tattooed owners of Apple Watch have found that their inked skin confuses the sensors on the underside of the device.
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09Mar/15

Mashable: Apple understands fashion with new watch

With the launch of the new Apple Watch, Mashable correspondent Lance Ulanoff says the company earned points on fashion and technology.

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