Newer Android Wear Watches Now Work On iOS

android_wear_ios More than a year after the launch of the first Android Wear watches, Google is now finally bringing iOS support to its smartwatch platform with the launch of its Android Wear mobile app in Apple’s App Store today. This probably doesn’t come as a huge surprise, given that Huawei spoiled this launch by announcing iOS support for its upcoming Android Wear watch last week,… Read More
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Apple TV 4 Will Retail Under $200 Starting In October: Report

Apple TV Though there has been quite a bit said about the forthcoming Apple TV 4, price is still a yet-to-be-determined factor. But 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman has sources who say the new box, reportedly powered by an A8 chip, will retail for under $ 200 (either $ 149 or $ 199). The Apple TV is set to be unveiled alongside the next-gen iPhones at a September 9 event, according to sources.… Read More

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LG Is Selling A Gold-Plated Version Of Its Watch Urbane Smartwatch For $1,200

a5e.LG-URBANE-LUXE-1440991199154 Android fans wanting a touch of gold with their smartwatch — a la the Apple Watch — may be interested to learn of a fancy version of LG’s Watch Urbane. Read More

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Elon Musk Can’t Be That Afraid Of Robots, Check Out This Tesla Production Line

Elon Musk Elon Musk has warned us about robots taking over with the help of AI. He’s even donated money to make sure that it doesn’t happen. However, it sure does seem like Tesla relies on robots quite a bit, even if they’re not being primed to turn the company into Skynet.
At one point this year Musk referred to AI as “summoning the demons.” He says it’s still… Read More

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Martian’s New Smartwatch Hides The Power Inside An Unassuming Package

IMG_5441 The Martian Voice Command Envoy tries hard make you think it’s not a smartwatch. The model I tested, a black faux diver with a non-working bezel and quartz movement, looks more like a drugstore Timex than a piece of precision electronics. However, hidden inside the normal-sized case is one of the better notification systems I’ve used. The company has been making smartwatches since… Read More

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