Smart watches and smart home devices are top priorities for US carriers

Smart devices, or consumer products that can be linked to other technology, have been rapidly growing and improving due to factors such as faster broadband speeds, mobile advancements, and hardware.


Empatica partners with governments DRIVe on lung infection-dectecting smartwatch

Health-focused smartwatch maker Empatica is partnering with the US governments BARDA Division of Research, Innovation and Ventures (DRIVe), to create a new smartwatch that will be able to detect when


Apple smartwatch dominance remains clear but market share is falling

Apple’s dominance in the smartwatch market is continuing to decline, despite the overall market seeing steady growth, according to a report from market research firm ABI Research. The iPhone maker’s


Wearable devices most popular among Americans over 55

eMarketer has released a new report focused on the growth of wearable devices, including smartwatches and activity trackers. The study reported that wearable devices are most popular among Americans aged 55


Samsung unveils new Galaxy Note 9, Watch and smart speaker

Electronics giant Samsung has revealed its latest premium smartphone, the Galaxy Note9, a new smartwatch in the form of the Galaxy Watch and announced the Galaxy Home, the company’s first


Apple Watch market share decreasing despite 30 per cent uplift in sales

Apple saw its number of smartwatch shipments increase, but witnessed market share decrease amid strong performances from other brands, in the second quarter of 2018. According to Canalys, the tech


First wearables for Vodafone’s IoT platform arrive

Vodafone launched ‘V by Vodafone’, its consumer-facing Internet of Things (IoT) platform last year with a number of products including a 4G security camera and a connected car dongle. Now,


Connected clothing growth set to surge, as smartwatches slow, in wearable sector

Connected clothing is set to lead wearable growth over the next two years, as consumers move away from smartwatches, fitness trackers, and other wrist-based devices. Overall, the smart wearables market


Germany bans childrens smartwatches, deeming them to be spying devices

Germany has decided to ban the sale of smartwatches for children because they can be used by parents to eavesdrop on kids and those around them. The Bundesnetzagentur (Federal Network


Apple is reportedly lining up Watch that wont require an iPhone

Apple is reportedly planning on releasing an Apple Watch with a built-in data connection that can be used separately from an iPhone. The new version of the smartwatch is expected

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