Qualcomm first offered the Toq smartwatch for pre-order back in late-November. Then, as was expected, the Toq officially went on sale as of December 2nd. The catch with that, the watch almost immediately sold through the available inventory. We have yet to see whether that was due to overwhelming sales, or limited inventory, but regardless -- the Toq has since landed with another retailer.
Samsung recently dropped the "Just for You" teaser video on YouTube and it measures in at 22 seconds in length and appears to be offering a look at the Galaxy J. This isn't the only time we have seen talk of the Galaxy J recently, however this one is from Samsung as opposed to a leak. One key with the video though, this is from Samsung Taiwan, which suggests where the handset is heading.
Wearable technology is a growing category at the moment. It is likely one that will continue growing with time, however for now it doesn't appear as if we have yet to see the best in any category. That isn't to say we haven't seen some quality options, but it still seems to be early days in the space. It also appears to be a category that many are watching, both on the consumer and business sides.
Samsung has dropped a new promo video, this time pushing the Galaxy Note 3 and showing the Galaxy Gear. The video is staring Robin Thicke and comes by way of the Samsung Mobile YouTube channel. We suspect some may question the celebrity approach, but more important, this time around Samsung is showing Action Memo being used with the S View Cover.
Pebble team has begun pushing some apps. An email blast was sent out earlier this morning highlighting a few Pebble apps. Two of the three were for Android and one in particular caught our attention. The app is called MusicBoss and as the name would suggest, it deals with music control.
Bluetooth 4.1 Core Specification that has seen current trends and makes provisions for the future.
Kickstarter period came to an end. The folks at Omate have made some unpopular announcements in the weeks since the funding has come to a close, notably, about how the watch would not include the Play Store. On the positive side though, despite seeing delays, Omate does seem to be keeping those backers informed of what is going on.