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Android Wear as your wrist solution for audiobooks – and ereading?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
October 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

The latest generation of Android Wear smartwatches are about to hit the market, with brands like Fossil and Tag Heuer now apparently boarding the platform. Some developments also suggest this could be a time to look more seriously at Android Wear’s capabilities for audiobooks – and [...]

Android Wear update offers Wi-fi, new capabilities

By Paul St John Mackintosh
April 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

An announcement on the Google Official Blog has signaled the arrival of an update to Google’s Android Wear smartwatch platform, which addresses some notable shortcomings of the series, particularly Wi-Fi support. “Now Android Wear supports watches with built-in Wi-Fi,” states the [...]

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 [...]

Android Wear rollout secures smartwatch space for Google

By Paul St John Mackintosh
March 19, 2014 // 1 Comment

The full-force all-channel multi-announcement multi-product rollout of Android Wear and its supporting devices looks to have conquered the emerging smartwatch product category. Chris Meadows tagged the emerging Google smartwatch platform as the one to watch in this space a while back, and it looks [...]

Watch out for smartwatches as form factor gets ready for prime time

By Paul St John Mackintosh
February 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Nice concept, not quite there yet. With data on smartwatches  reported on often of late, it’s interesting to start seeing some numbers against all the buzz. According to a bulletin from International Data Group (IDG), smartwatch shipments worldwide hit 1.9 million units in 2013 for the first [...]

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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