smart watch

Microsoft “analog keyboard” shows absurd inverted snobbery of type

By Paul St John Mackintosh
October 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

As some TeleRead regulars may know, I’m a devotee of handwriting recognition for text input, especially on tablets and smartphones. I also have more than a passing interest in smartwatches, and am eagerly awaiting my first buy off Google’s new Android Wear platform. I should compliment [...]

It might be smart to watch Google’s planned smartwatch

By libertyc
October 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

Smartphones already expanded into a bigger form factor with tablets, but shrinking into a smaller form factor has been giving it a little more trouble. While the Pebble e-ink smartwatch did well as a kickstarter and has been garnering good reviews, Samsung’s Galaxy Gear—a twice-as-expensive [...]

Google's WIMM Labs acquisition flags prospects for wrist e-readers

By libertyc
August 31, 2013 // 0 Comments

The news that Google has quietly been the owner for a year now of smartwatch startup WIMM Labs confirms the prospects for a new generation of smart wrist devices that I highlighted earlier in TeleRead. And with Samsung’s Galaxy Gear wrist device now only days away from launch, it looks like [...]

Is the Smartwatch Trend Heralding a New Type of E-Reader?

By libertyc
July 18, 2013 // 1 Comment

Excitement over the new trend toward smartwatches seems to be reaching a crescendo, with Apple’s rumored iWatch supposedly due to debut in 2014, while Sony brings out the latest generation of its less-than-rhapsodically-received Android SmartWatch series, startup Pebble retails its own [...]

E Ink Pebble Watch Ships Today!

By Matthew Marchesano
January 23, 2013 // 1 Comment

If you follow TeleRead regularly, you may know that aside from recently developed something of an obsession for the new smart watch trend, we’re always fascinated by nearly any product that incorporates the technology of the E Ink Corporation into its design. Well … remember [...]

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